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New York judge rules Eric Trump must sit for deposition before election

A New York state judge ruled Wednesday that Eric Trump must sit to be deposed by the state attorney general’s office by October 7, denying his request to delay an interview as part of an investigation into the Trump Organization until after the presidential election, according to the attorney general’s office. Trump, the President’s son…MORE

Border agency did ‘not adequately safeguard’ facial recognition data, watchdog finds

Customs and Border Protection “did not adequately safeguard” sensitive data during its facial recognition technology pilot last year, according to a new government watchdog report. The data breach, which CBP announced in 2019, compromised approximately 184,000 traveler images from CBP’s facial recognition pilot, according to the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General, and at least…MORE

Fact check: Trump makes false claims about his record on manufacturing and coal jobs

President Donald Trump delivered a meandering speech in Ohio on Monday that was officially about fighting for American workers. The speech included some important false and misleading claims about jobs. Manufacturing Trump claimed that “we brought back 700,000” manufacturing jobs. Facts First: This was not even true before the pandemic-driven recession: as of February, 483,000…MORE

NFL Legend Gale Sayers Dies at 77

NFL legend Gale Sayers has died at the age of 77. Widely regarded as one of the greatest running backs to ever carry a football, the former Chicago Bear was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977. “The NFL family lost a true friend today with the passing of Gale Sayers. Gale…MORE

Wanton endangerment charge: What it means in the Breonna Taylor case

A grand jury indicted former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison on three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree in connection with the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in March. The charges drew immediate criticism from demonstrators who wanted more serious charges, as well as the arrests of the three officers involved. Hankison is…MORE

A timeline of Breonna Taylor’s case since police broke down her door and shot her

More than six months ago, Louisville, Kentucky police broke open Breonna Taylor’s front door and then fatally shot the 26-year-old EMT in her home. Since then, the killing has spurred national Black Lives Matter protests and placed a greater focus on how policing impacts Black women. Locally, her death led to the passage of “Breonna’s…MORE