An inmate died Wednesday after being pepper sprayed while in his cell at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, the Bureau of Prisons announced. A source familiar with the investigation told ABC News that the inmate died of a heart attack. The bureau said that the death is not COVID-19 […]

A federal appeals court shot down a push to expand mail-in voting in Texas during coronavirus, erasing a lower court ruling, eviscerating the judge for a shoddy opinion, and saying it’s up to states, not courts, to set voting rules.

A federal appeals court shot down a push to expand mail-in voting in Texas during coronavirus, erasing a lower court ruling, eviscerating the judge for a shoddy opinion, and saying it’s up to states, not courts, to set voting rules. The decision is the most forceful rejection yet of expanded […]

The more than 1,600 soldiers called to Washington, D.C., in case President Trump invoked the Insurrection Act may soon go home “if conditions allow.”

WASHINGTON The more than 1,600 active-duty soldiers who were called to Washington, D.C., in case President Donald Trump invoked the Insurrection Act to deal with protestors may soon go back to their bases around the country “if conditions allow,” a senior defense official told NBC News. More than 700 soldiers […]

Trump vows to restore “law and order” amid civil unrest, as Nixon did 52 years ago. But the problems aren’t the same and neither is the electorate.

In certain ways, 2020 feels a lot like 1968. Federal troops and local police are clashing with Black people sick of police brutality and discrimination. Americans are dying in massive, alarming numbers then, in the Vietnam war; now, as the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the nation. Americans are angry. And […]

A longtime campaign to take down statues memorializing the Confederacy, many of which were erected decades after the Civil War, is gaining newfound momentum amid protests over the death of George Floyd.

A longtime campaign to take down statues memorializing the Confederacy, many of which were erected decades after the Civil War, is gaining newfound momentum amid protests over the death of George Floyd. Anti-racism sentiments driving the campaign have pushed U.S. elected leaders in several cities and states to remove Confederate […]

Today Slack reported its earnings results for the three months ending April 30, 2020, the first quarter of its fiscal 2021. The well-known SaaS chat service posted revenue of $201.7 million, up 50% compared to its year-ago period. Slack also reported an adjus…

Today Slack reported its earnings results for the three months ending April 30, 2020, the first quarter of its fiscal 2021. The well-known SaaS chat service posted revenue of $201.7 million, up 50% compared to its year-ago period. Slack also reported an adjusted per-share loss of $0.02, and per-share losses […]