Government shutdown: NAACP urges McCarthy to compromise

“A bipartisan compromise – one reflecting the terms you have already agreed to – is within reach,” Johnson wrote in the letter.

With just two days remaining to avoid a government shutdown, the NAACP sounded the alarm on the severe impacts a House Republican-led shutdown would bring to the nation’s military members and the most marginalized, low-income Americans. “I am writing on…


Authorities reach out to Britney Spears after knife-dancing post

Dismissing the concerns, the source added that the 41-year-old pop icon is “fine.” Adding, “This is overblown. She was expressing her freedom as she continues to do.”

The #FreeBritney movement has already made a profound impact. It shined a light on the complexities of conservatorships and conversations which will surely be revisited after the alarming knive-wielding video.


Oklahoma lawmaker wants to turn State Fair into Wild West

Oklahoma has the 12th highest firearm death rate of any state, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Days after a teenager was arrested for shooting another teen at the Oklahoma State Fair, one Oklahoma lawmaker believes the solution is to flood the fair with more guns. Dayvion Hamilton, 15, has been charged with first-degree murder after a…


Memphis deputies charged in death of mentally ill man

Similar to the police officers involved in the killing of Tyre Nichols, the case of the 9 Memphis deputies involved in Freeman’s death shows police brutality extends across ethnic ties.

Two Memphis sheriff’s deputies have been charged with second-degree murder, and seven others face charges related to the beating death of a jailed man experiencing a mental health episode. Gershun Freeman, a 33-year-old Black man, died in custody at the…


United Auto Workers hear from both Biden and Trump

Amid a historic strike by the United Auto Workers against Ford, General Motors and Stellantis, Trump told them: “Your current negotiations don’t mean as much as you think.”

United Auto Workers chief Shawn Fain made it clear he wouldn’t be meeting with former president, Donald Trump, on Wednesday as autoworkers continue their historic strike. “I find a pathetic irony that the former president is going to hold a rally…



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