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.
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 night that formally apologized... Read More.
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, along with all too many others at the hands of police have uprooted a global outcry for social justice across all industries.
By CHRISTINA CARREGA and SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- Members of the Louisville, Kentucky, Metro Council -- on both sides of the aisle -- are criticizing investigations into the police-involved deaths of Breonna Taylor and David McAtee and demanding more transparency... Read More.
By JOSHUA HOYOS and CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC NEWS (MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) -- The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously on Friday to advance its plan to eliminate the police department and create a new public safety unit.On the heels of the death of... Read More.
By JACK ARNHOLZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway won non-permanent seats on the coveted United Nations Security Council -- the organization’s most powerful board -- for the committee’s 2021-2022 term.India, the world’s largest country... Read More.