The policy bans profiling based on religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity. New training and data collection will also be required under the new policy. Read more →
A New York City police officer was not indicted Wednesday by a grand jury in connection to Eric Garner’s death. Read more →
“The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race,” — Prof. Stephen Hawking. Read more →
Minneapolis and St. Paul have cracked down on property owners who do not shovel their sidewalks Read more →
A Republican congressman’s aide resigned after she publicly criticized the behavior and dress of President Barack Obama’s daughters during a turkey pardoning ceremony at the White House. Read more →
Thanksgiving is an American holiday, which means the ways of celebrating it are as diverse as the people living here. Read more →
A grand jury did not indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for any crimes related to the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. Read more →
Thanksgiving turkeys are one of America’s oldest holiday traditions. But with their giant size, stooped frame, and limited mobility, today’s birds bear little resemblance to their early counterparts. Read more →
Obama’s executive action:
— Delays the deportation of the undocumented parents of children who are in the country legally.
— It also protects any children who were brought to this country illegally before January 1, 2010.
— It directs immigration officials to concentrate on deporting criminals and those who pose a threat to national security. Read more →
A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute says that the global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism. Read more →