Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra called on Hispanic Americans to sign up for medical insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in order to take advantage of a special enrollment period and low premiums.
In a call with reporters Wednesday, Becerra said his department's top priority is "helping the community take advantage of reduced costs on health care."
Hispanic Americans are... Read more
A Colorado police officer accused of dislocating the shoulder of a 73-year-old woman with dementia while arresting her seemed to be aware he had injured her. He told fellow officers “ready for the pop?” as he showed them his body camera footage, according to police station surveillance video with enhanced audio that was made public Monday by the woman's lawyer.
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The jury took roughly 10 hours to reach a verdict in the former Minneapolis police officer’s high-profile trail.
Derek Chauvin has been convicted of two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, concluding a trial that drew intense national interest and amplified concerns over the disparate ways police treat Americans of color.
The former Minneapolis officer, who... Read more
As he prepares for work each morning, Tighe O’Meara, the police chief in Ashland, Oregon, tunes in to coverage of the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis officer charged in the killing of George Floyd last year.
O’Meara doesn’t watch to decide whether he thinks Chauvin is guilty; he sees Chauvin’s culpability as “an open-and-shut case.”
He watches for signs of hope... Read more
Despite GOP Gov. Larry Hogan’s attempts to block the measures, Maryland has become the first U.S. state to repeal its Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights.
Maryland on Saturday became the first state in the nation to repeal its powerful Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights after the state’s Democratic-majority legislature overrode Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes of three historic police accountability bills.
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