George Floyd’s family gets US$27 M settlement

On March 12, the city of Minneapolis agreed to pay US$27 million to settle a lawsuit by George Floyd’s surviving family, over his death in police custody in May 2020 — an event that ignited one of the largest protests against police brutality and racism across the US and around the world. Mayor Jacob Frey […]

Mississippi reopens, lifts mask mandate

On March 3, Mississippi rolled back its COVID-19 restrictions, including its mandatory masking policy. Two days later, on March 5, citizens flooded the streets, restaurants, and shopping centres to celebrate. President Joe Biden characterized Mississippi’s — as well as Texas’ — decision to clear COVID-19 restrictions as “Neanderthal thinking,” warning that the state will see […]

Troops at Capitol hospitalized due to bad food

A number of National Guard troops in Washington DC have been hospitalized after consuming food containing metal shavings and feathers. Michigan members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to the chief of the National Guard, Gen. Daniel Hokanson, on Tuesday, sharing their discontent with the findings. It was also found that the meat […]