During a hearing by the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel about prevention and response to sexual assault in the military, Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., recounts her own experience while serving as a colonel in the Air Force, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. McSally, the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, says she was raped in the Air Force by superior officer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
McConnell Keeps Churning Out New Judges. McSally is in Full Support.

GOP lawmakers like McSally and McConnell are rushing create a judiciary slanted against hard-won civil rights protections.

People gather at a police precinct during a protest for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)
Minneapolis Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Charged With 3rd Degree Murder

“That’s less than four days," Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington said, referring to the time between the killing and Chauvin’s arrest.

Members of National Guard & volunteers prepare bags of food to residents near a one-mile radius containment area set up to halt spread of COVID-19 in New York. Image via Shutterstock
Trump Ends National Guard Deployment Day Before Servicemembers Would Be Eligible for Benefits

Retired Brig. Gen. J. Roy Robinson called it “curious” that the extension runs only 24 days and ends in the middle of the week.

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Breonna Taylor: What You Need to Know About the Kentucky EMT Killed by Police While She Was in Bed

On March 13, Breonna Taylor, an EMT working on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, was shot and killed in her Kentucky home by police.

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Trump Is Passing the Coronavirus Blame to the World Health Organization

The United States is the largest sponsor of the WHO’s $4.8 billion annual budget, donating $400 million each year, or about 15% of the group's budget.

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Black Communities Will Be Disproportionately Affected If States Have to Ration Coronavirus Care

The effects of environmental, economic, and political discrimination have left African Americans with higher risks of chronic conditions, moving them further down the list of priority patients.

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Trump’s Son-in-Law Thinks ‘Our Stockpile’ Doesn’t Apply to States

Jared Kushner joined the White House daily coronavirus briefing on Thursday, and immediately garnered criticism.