The Director of Ten Thousand Villages says despite advice from neighboring businesses, she's not preparing for potential looting. She says she has faith in her community that any demonstration will remain peaceful.
The company that administers the SAT college entrance exam is scrapping plans to provide a home version of the test this year, saying it can’t guarantee all students would have access to the needed technology.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday urged President Donald Trump to be a “healer in chief” while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged “racism in America” as the wrenching debate fueling protests over the treatment of black people in the United States arrived in Congress.
The auditor’s office didn’t anticipate large in-person voting numbers this year, as more than 25,000 people requested absentee ballots. Even still, some people like to enter their own ballot into the machine.
Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the longest-serving Republican in the upper chamber of Congress, told CNN that the use of force to clear out protesters ahead of President Donald Trump’s walk to a nearby church to pose for photos was justified given uncertainties.
By STEVE KARNOWSKI and AMY FORLITI, Associated Press
The state of Minnesota filed a human rights complaint Tuesday against the Minneapolis Police Department in the death of George Floyd by an officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for minutes, even after he stopped moving.
Six Atlanta police officers have been charged after a dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car and shooting them with stun guns while they were stuck in traffic caused by protests over George Floyd’s death, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Industry executives called for a day-long stop in the music business in response to "the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless other black citizens at the hands of police."
Police say four officers were hit by gunfire after protests in St. Louis that started peacefully Monday became violent overnight, with demonstrators smashing windows and stealing items from businesses and fires burning in the downtown area.
Smaller breweries throughout Eastern Iowa are struggling because of the Coronavirus Pandemic. They're hoping to recoup some of those losses now that Governor Reynolds has eased some Coronavirus restrictions which means more profit for them.