(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Sarina Faizy, 23, just graduated from William & Mary with a master's in international law, and she said she'd hoped to celebrate with her family -- instead she's struggling to stay in contact with them. Her family, including her six sisters, had... Read More.
(TARRANT, Al.) -- An Alabama city council member is facing calls to resign after he used a racist slur while pointing toward a Black colleague during a meeting Monday night. John “Tommy” Bryant stood up and pointed at Black council member Veronica Freeman and said,... Read More.
(BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn.) -- Officials in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, the city where Daunte Wright was fatally shot during a traffic stop last month, passed a resolution that aims to make significant policing changes. The Brooklyn Center City Council convened Saturday afternoon to address a proposal,... Read More.
(BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn.) -- Officials in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, the city where Duante Wright was fatally shot during a traffic stop last month, are expected to vote on a resolution that will make significant policing changes. The Brooklyn Center City Council will convene at 3... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO and WHITNEY LLOYD, ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS) -- A $27 million settlement to the family of George Floyd has been unanimously approved by Minneapolis' City Council.Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died after being arrested on May 25,... Read More.
By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (BATON ROUGE, La.) -- The East Baton Rouge Metro Council in Louisiana voted on a $4.5 million settlement Wednesday for the family of Alton Sterling, a Black man shot and killed by police in 2016.The council... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, EMILY SHAPIRO and TIA HUMPHRIES, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This is Day 20 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Here is how events are unfolding. All times Eastern.Feb 08,... Read More.
By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS) -- The Minneapolis Police Department is getting some budget cuts.The Minneapolis City Council approved a 2021 budget plan Thursday morning agreeing to make cuts to the police department's budget. At the same time,... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As restaurants attempt to restabilize during the coronavirus pandemic, the addition of outdoor dining and curbside cocktail takeaway has provided an avenue for success at some establishments fighting to keep the lights on.
By STACY CHEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Producer and writer Alan Yang partnered up with The Ad Council, the non-profit organization, to release a public service announcement about the surge in anti-Asian sentiment brought on by COVID-19. The campaign features an... Read More.
By ELLA TORRES, ABC News(AURORA, Colo.) -- City council members in Aurora, Colorado, unanimously passed a resolution Monday evening allowing for an "independent, unbiased" investigation into the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old unarmed Black man who died after he... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(ASHEVILLE, N.C.) -- Leaders in Asheville, North Carolina, have taken a historic step to repair centuries of racial prejudice by unanimously voting to provide reparations.The Asheville City Council voted 7-0 on a resolution Tuesday... Read More.