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6 major takeaways from the ATF’s first report in 20 years on U.S. gun crime
WASHINGTON (NPR) — Stolen guns, untraceable weapons and other deadly devices are becoming more prevalent in U.S. gun crime, new federal data shows. Last week, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,… Read More
World responds to protests sparked by George Floyd’s death
Demonstrations condemning police brutality and systemic racism continued throughout the weekend across the US, as worldwide, activists joined in solidarity. In Hong Kong, police have banned the annual Tiananmen Square vigil set to mark the 1989 massacre of peaceful protesters by authorities. In Colombia’s Amazon rainforest, coronavirus is threatening the Indigenous communities that make up a majority of the region’s population.
FBI Reports Dip In Hate Crimes, But Rise In Violence
The FBI released its annual tally of hate crimes on Tuesday. Attacks on individuals surged to a 16-year high in 2018 and hate-crime-related homicides rose from 15 to 24.