Press Release Category: US News

Ex-minneapolis Officer Who Killed 911 Caller to Be Released

MINNEAPOLIS—The former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman who called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home is scheduled to be released from prison next week, months after his murder conviction was overturned and he was resentenced on a lesser charge. Mohamed Noor, 36, is scheduled

Closing Prices for Crude Oil, Gold, and Other Commodities

A driver unloads raw crude oil from his tanker to process into gas at Marathon Refinery in Salt Lake City, Utah., on May 24, 2022. (George Frey/Getty Images) Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose $1.09 to $110.65 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude for August delivery rose 52 cents to $114.65 a barrel. Wholesale

Apple Store Workers in Maryland Become First Ever to Support to Unionization

Workers at an Apple store in Maryland have voted to join a union, making theirs the first of the company’s over 270 stores in the United States to be unionized. More than 100 workers in Towson near Baltimore “have overwhelmingly voted to join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers,” the union said in…

US Already Descending Into Recession: Economist

The United States economy is already in the process of entering recession, according to an economist specializing in how sentiment affects markets. He predicted that a large amount of malinvested capital will be wiped out and areas of the economy that have historically been resistant to crises may not be so this time. His research…

Orange County School Board Incumbents, Superintendent Poised for Victory

Each of the three incumbents on the Orange County Board of Education, as well as Superintendent Al Mijares, are poised to win another term in the election. Each incumbent leads the race by a wide margin as of Thursday evening, according to the Orange County Registrar of Voters. Unlike most races, the board’s June elections…

When American History Boosts Self Esteem

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Since the pandemic lockdowns, many parents have been more involved in their children’s education. Some say they don’t like what they’re seeing and turned to other sources of education, like homeschooling. One homeschool program is American Education Defenders, a non-profit that aims to boost self-esteem by using a more creative and appealing approach…

Gov. Abbott Declares State of Disaster in Uvalde to Unlock Support and Cut Red Tape

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday declared a state of disaster in Uvalde in order to fast-track resources meant to help the community and cut through hindering red tape in the aftermath of the May 24 mass school shooting that left 19 young students and two teachers dead. The declaration will “accelerate all available state and…

‘Brea Alive Again’ at 2022 Taste of Brea

Nitro cold-brew coffee, increasingly served “on tap,” boasts a creamy mouthfeel and foamy head, akin to beer. (Witukki/Shutterstock) BREA, Calif.—Brea Downtown was tasty and vibrant at the annual Taste of Brea festival on the evening of May 26, where residents were given a chance to take a break from their work week and enjoy food…

Anaheim Angel Stadium Sale Violates Open Meeting Law: Lawsuit Appeals

A homeless housing advocacy group appealed May 24 a lawsuit against the City of Anaheim, California, claiming the city violated open meeting laws during the sale of the Angel Stadium. On behalf of the People’s Homeless Taskforce, attorney Jelly Aviles filed a notice of appeal to revive a lawsuit originally filed in February 2020, arguing…