Biden officials plan to declare monkeypox a public health emergency

Biden officials plan to declare monkeypox a public health emergency

Comment on this story How The Biden administration plans to declare the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency as soon as Thursday in an effort to galvanize awareness and unlock additional flexibility and funding to fight the virus’s spread. The declaration would come from Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, who is expected to … Read more

Breonna Taylor’s death: Four current, former Louisville police officers federally charged

Breonna Taylor's death: Four current, former Louisville police officers federally charged

The charges mark the first federal counts leveled against any of the officers involved in the botched 2020 raid. In addition to civil rights offences, federal authorities charged the four with unlawful conspiracies, unconstitutional use of force and obstruction, Garland said. Joshua Jaynes, Kelly Goodlett and Kyle Meany were charged with submitting a false affidavit … Read more

FBI charges 4 Louisville police officers in Breonna Taylor investigation

FBI charges 4 Louisville police officers in Breonna Taylor investigation

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The FBI arrested former Louisville police officer Joshua Jaynes Thursday morning following his involvement in the 2020 shooting death of Breonna Taylor, Fox News has confirmed. Three other current or former Louisville police officers were also charged with civil rights violations, US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced … Read more

Kansas Result Suggests 4 Out of 5 States Would Back Abortion Rights in Similar Vote

Kansas Result Suggests 4 Out of 5 States Would Back Abortion Rights in Similar Vote

There was every reason to expect a close election. Instead, Tuesday’s resounding victory for abortion rights supporters in Kansas offered some of the most concrete evidence yet that the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has shifted the political landscape. The victory, by a 59-41 margin in a Republican stronghold, suggests Democrats will … Read more

Brittney Griner: WNBA star apologizes to Russian court ahead of verdict in drug-smuggling trial

Brittney Griner: WNBA star apologizes to Russian court ahead of verdict in drug-smuggling trial

“I never meant to hurt anybody, I never meant to put in jeopardy the Russian population, I never meant to break any laws here,” Griner said in the Khimki city courthouse. “I made an honest mistake and I hope that in your ruling that it doesn’t end my life here. I know everybody keeps talking … Read more

Parkland shooting trial: Jurors to visit shooting site on victim Joaquin Oliver’s 22nd birthday

Parkland shooting trial: Jurors to visit shooting site on victim Joaquin Oliver's 22nd birthday

The visit, Judge Elizabeth Scherer explained to jurors Wednesday, is meant to help them analyze the evidence presented so far in the trial of Nikolas Cruz, who faces either the death penalty or life in prison after pleading guilty to 17 counts of murder and 17 counts of attempted murder. The jury view Thursday comes … Read more

Iceland volcano eruption sparks travel fears, risky photo shoots

Iceland volcano eruption sparks travel fears, risky photo shoots

Comment on this story How A massive volcano erupting close to a global travel hub, Iceland’s Keflavik Airport, led to close monitoring by officials and sparked fascination from people who ventured near the bright orange lava flows despite warnings. The Fagradalsfjall volcano in southwest Iceland erupted Wednesday at 1:18 pm local time, according to the … Read more