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A man pays his respects at the scene of a mass shooting at Tops Friendly Market on May 15, 2022, in Buffalo, New York. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Safety concerns were top of mind for many Black Americans well before a White gunman killed 10 people – all of them Black – […]

Russia’s threats to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine along with China’s missile system expansion and North Korea’s recent accelerated pace of missile testing have revived concerns about global arms security. During a talk Wednesday, Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, spoke to Matthew Bunn, James R. Schlesinger Professor […]

CalMatters is dedicated to explaining how state government impacts our lives. Your support helps us produce journalism that makes a difference. Donate now. Good morning, California. It’s Monday, May 16. Gridlock persists on rebates Gov. Gavin Newsom unveils his 2022-2023 state budget revision in Sacramento . . .

SWANNANOA – Though construction has begun on a new Dollar General on U.S. 70 in Swannanoa, neighborhood residents remain concerned. One of their concerns is the location of the vehicle entrance to the store parking lot from the road. “The Dollar General in Swannanoa has an approved driveway permit that meets NCDOT standards,” said Chris […]

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – Members of the Black clergy in the Lowcountry are voicing concerns that U.S. Sen. Tim Scott refused to meet with them about their concerns over the confirmation process of the first Black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. The National Action Network and members of clergy will hold a news […]

Athletic apparel sits on display inside a Lululemon Athletica store. Xaume Olleros | Bloomberg | Getty Images Teens are spending more and shifting their shopping habits, even as they worry about growing economic uncertainty, according to a new survey. Athletic apparel brands such as Lululemon and Nike that combine comfort and fashion are winning out […]

March 30 (Reuters) – A panel of outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday voted against approving Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Inc’s (AMLX.O) drug for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neurodegenerative disease. The FDA advisory committee voted 6 to 4 against the treatment, saying . . .

The City of Miami Beach imposed a midnight curfew as of Thursday night in South Beach. This comes after there were two shootings last weekend. City officials have blamed these on unruly crowds of partiers. Patrons and businesses are also seeing a ban on alcohol sales after 6 p.m. The police department says it’s overwhelmed […]

(NewsNation) — As masks are dropped, there is hope nationwide we are past the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but signs from overseas are sparking renewed concerns that yet another new variant is on the horizon. A descendant of omicron known as BA.2 is now the dominant COVID-19 variant worldwide, causing cases to spike in […]

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — There’s no way of knowing if cost increases and missed construction deadlines will continue at the only U.S. underground nuclear waste repository, according to independent federal investigators, according to results of a federal watchdog report made public Tuesday. The Government Accountability Office outlined the concerns in its report, noting that the […]

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