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May 20th, 2022
Wisconsin man gets 10 years in prison for racist acid attack

ASSOCIATED PRESS

MADISON, Wisconsin — A judge sentenced a white Wisconsin man to a decade in prison Wednesday for throwing acid in a Latino man’s face in a racist attack at a Milwaukee bus stop.

May 18th, 2022
California churchgoers detained gunman in deadly attack

AP

LAGUNA WOODS, California— A man opened fire during a lunch reception at a Southern California church on Sunday, killing one person and wounding five senior citizens before being stopped and hog-tied by parishioners in what a sheriff’s official called an act of “exceptional heroism and bravery.”

May 18th, 2022
Portugal finds 5 monkeypox cases in men as outbreak spreads

AP

LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese health authorities on Wednesday confirmed five cases of monkeypox in young men, marking an unusual outbreak in Europe of a disease typically limited to Africa.

May 11th, 2022
Facebook sued in Kenya over work conditions

AP

KAMPALA, Uganda — A man who says he is “destroyed” after working as a content moderator for Facebook has filed a lawsuit accusing the company of human trafficking Africans to work in an exploitative and unsafe facility in Kenya.

May 11th, 2022
Al Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

AP

JERUSALEM — A journalist for Al Jazeera was shot and killed while covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday. The broadcaster and a reporter who was wounded in the incident blamed Israeli forces, who said they were investigating.

May 10th, 2022
Marilyn Monroe painting sold for record-breaking $195m

BBC NEWS

An iconic painting of Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol has been auctioned for $195m (£158.17m) - making it the most expensive piece of 20th Century art ever sold.

May 5th, 2022
Wealthy Russians flee to Dubai to avoid sanctions

BBC

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai has emerged as a haven for wealthy Russians fleeing the impact of western sanctions over the war in Ukraine.

May 5th, 2022
Elon Musk's possible takeover of Twitter is unsettling for many Black users

CNN

WASHINGTON DC, USA - If the racial discrimination lawsuit against Tesla is any indication, then it makes sense that the news about Elon Musk's possible takeover of Twitter has unsettled many of the social media platform's Black users.

May 4th, 2022
Missing Alabama guard & inmate had 'special relationship'

BBC NEWS

An escaped inmate and a guard suspected of helping him had a "special relationship", say investigators.

April 27th, 2022
Mexico says coronavirus now endemic, not pandemic

AP

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government said Tuesday that COVID-19 has passed from a pandemic to an endemic stage in Mexico, meaning authorities will treat it as a seasonally recurring disease.

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