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Police officers are joining protesters for prayers and hugs in several US cities

Police officers are joining protesters for prayers and hugs in several US cities

Americans have been protesting the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police for days on end in dozens of cities throughout the United States. While tensions between police and demonstrators have heated up in many places, some officers have shown solidarity with the movement by hugging protesters, praying with them, mourning with…MORE

Historic curfews in Los Angeles and New York are the harshest in decades

Historic curfews in Los Angeles and New York are the harshest in decades

Curfews have been issued across the country in the wake of protests, both peaceful and violent, against police brutality following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week. In Los Angeles, the curfew is the harshest since the riots in 1992 following the acquittal of the officer who beat Rodney King. On the East…MORE

5 natural ways to boost your mental health during stressful times

5 natural ways to boost your mental health during stressful times

Life today is razor’s-edge tense. If your regular coping methods aren’t measuring up, there are science-backed actions we can add on our own to ease anxiety, depression and stress — all done naturally, no doctor’s note required. Get enough exercise If you had to choose just one thing to do to better your mental and…MORE

NASA-SpaceX launches will boost science research on the space station

NASA-SpaceX launches will boost science research on the space station

When NASA astronaut Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor arrived on the International Space Station for her six-month stay in June 2018, she was in awe of the vast array of science experiments on board. Before they launch, astronauts are only trained on about 20% of the science they see on the station. “I was stunned, in a…MORE

Tiger Woods releases statement on George Floyd’s death and protests

Tiger Woods releases statement on George Floyd’s death and protests

Tiger Woods joins a growing list of athletes to express their thoughts on George Floyd’s death and the protests that have followed. The star golfer released a statement on Twitter saying his heart goes out to Floyd’s family and “all of us who are hurting right now.” He added that he has “always had the…MORE

Trump went from freedom fighter to authoritarian in about a week

Trump went from freedom fighter to authoritarian in about a week

The moment was made for TV. With a protest just beyond the White House complex, President Donald Trump made a last-minute decision to give a brief address asserting his authority to impose order on US streets — then departed the White House and walked across a zone freshly cleared by mounted police, to stand with…MORE

Live or virtual conventions? Texas parties may preview national split

Live or virtual conventions? Texas parties may preview national split

Texas this week will preview the sharp divergence that may lie ahead as the Republican and Democratic parties grapple with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the 2020 election. The Texas Democratic Party has transformed its state convention this week into an entirely online event, complete with speeches from presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden…MORE