February 27, 2021

Month: May 2020

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Will protests spark a 2nd viral wave?

Mass protests against police brutality that have brought thousands of people out of their homes and onto the streets in cities across America are raising the specter of new coronavirus outbreaks, prompting political leaders, physicians and public health experts to warn that the crowds could cause a surge in cases. While many political leaders affirmed […]

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Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays, dies

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public art projects died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 84. His death was announced on Twitter and the artist’s web page. No cause of death was given. Along with late wife Jeanne-Claude, the artists’ careers were defined by their […]

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‘Let’s get this motherf—ker’: San Jose officer’s viral protest comments draw wide condemnation

SAN JOSE — The San Jose Police Department was doing damage control after one of its officers trended nationally on social media for aggressive comments toward demonstrators protesting the George Floyd killing in Minneapolis, shouting “Let’s get this motherf—er” and “Shut up, bitch” as he manned downtown skirmish lines. The officer, confirmed to be six-year […]

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