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Concerns raised about major study on hydroxychloroquine for treating COVID-19

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Editor’s note: The authors retracted these studies on June 4 after independent reviewers were unable to verify the data they relied upon. Read the latest story here. Concerns are mounting about studies in two influential medical journals on drugs used......
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14-year-old pleads guilty in Tessa Majors case

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A 14-year-old boy pleaded guilty to robbery in the first degree on Wednesday in the case of Tessa Majors, the 18-year-old Barnard College student who was stabbed to death in a New York City park last December. The teen......
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What is white backlash and how is it still affecting America today?

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The push for racial equality has been met with resistance throughout American history — and that dynamic is something liberals as well as conservatives have played a role in, Cornell University history professor Lawrence Glickman said. The “resentment” over the......
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Cuomo says George Floyd protesters should assume they’ve been exposed to COVID-19

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that people in New York City protesting George Floyd’s death should assume they’ve been exposed to the coronavirus. “If you were at a protest I would assume you’re exposed,” Cuomo said.  The governor announced......
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Watch live: George Floyd memorial service held in Minneapolis

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A private memorial service for George Floyd is being held Thursday afternoon. CBS Minnesota reports Rev. Al Sharpton will give the eulogy. The service is being held at North Central University in downtown Minneapolis. Floyd’s relatives from across the......
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Man who shot Ahmaud Arbery was heard saying racial slur over his body, investigator testifies

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A special prosecutor for the state of Georgia said Thursday that evidence in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery shows the young black man was repeatedly boxed in by two pickup trucks as he desperately tried to escape. The lead Georgia......
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Watch live: New York Governor Cuomo gives update on coronavirus pandemic and George Floyd protests

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is giving an update Thursday on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and protests over George Floyd’s death. He is speaking after New York City woke up from its third night under curfew, which saw dozens......
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Former Defense Secretary James Mattis denounces Trump for dividing country

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis denounced President Trump, the “militarization” of Washington, D.C., and the “abuse of executive authority” of forcing protesters from Lafayette Square in a stunning statement that made the case that the country is witnessing......
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“I can’t breathe”: Death of black man in Tacoma police custody ruled a homicide

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday that he and Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards will push to make sure there is a “full and complete investigation into the death” of Manuel Ellis, who died on March 3 in handcuffs while being......
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George Floyd memorial service planned as police to appear in court

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here George Floyd will be remembered at a memorial service Thursday afternoon in Minneapolis, where he died at police hands last week. Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton and family attorney Benjamin Crump are among the speakers. At about the......
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Union head blames anti-police rhetoric after NYC cop stabbed in neck

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A New York City police officer on an anti-looting patrol was ambushed Wednesday in Brooklyn by a man who walked up behind him and stabbed him in the neck, police said, setting off a struggle in which the assailant......
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Books about race rise to the top of Barnes & Noble’s and Amazon’s bestseller lists

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As protests over the death of George Floyd continue, many people are looking to educate themselves and expand their understanding of race-related issues. Some seem to have turned to books to try to learn more.  As of Wednesday, books......
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Virginia governor to announce removal of Robert E. Lee statue

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is expected to announce the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee from Richmond’s famous Monument Avenue. An administration official told CBS News that Northam is expected to make the announcement at......
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SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink internet satellites, pushes total to nearly 500

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Four days after launching two astronauts to the International Space Station, SpaceX launched another Falcon 9 rocket Wednesday carrying the company’s eighth batch of Starlink internet satellites. It was the sixth Starlink flight so far this year, boosting the......
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Protests spark fears of new COVID-19 surges

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As demonstrators flooded streets across America to decry the killing of George Floyd, public health experts watched in alarm – the close proximity of protesters and their failures in many cases to wear masks, along with the police using......
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Former Defense Secretary James Mattis denounces Trump for dividing country

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis denounced President Trump, the “militarization” of Washington, D.C., and the “abuse of executive authority” of forcing protesters from Lafayette Square in a stunning statement that made the case that the country is witnessing......

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