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De-Escalation Retains Protesters and Police Safer

This article was published in partnership with The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system. MINNEAPOLIS — Last Wednesday, Marcell Harris was hit by a rubber bullet. He had joined the second day of protests in this city over the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died after…

Miss Your Workplace? Some Corporations Are Constructing Digital Replicas

Stay-home orders and the shuttering of workplaces have given corporate employees some respite from getting dragged into time-wasting water-cooler conversations.But some companies and their employees don’t want to leave everything about the office behind, it turns out, and are replicating their offices in “SimCity”-like simulations online.File-transfer service WeTransfer BV opened its virtual space on May…

UK eases lockdown restrictions however many flout tips

Danica Kirka and Pan Pylas, Associated Press Updated 2:09 pm CDT, Monday, June 1, 2020 A father walks his twins to the Little Darling Childcare after nurseries and primary schools partly reopened in England after the COVID-19 lockdown, in London, Monday, June 1, 2020. A father walks his twins to the Little Darling Childcare after nurseries…

SpaceX’s historic encore: Astronauts arrive at house station

Marcia Dunn, Ap Aerospace Writer Updated 3:02 am CDT, Monday, June 1, 2020 This photo provided by NASA shows Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, far right, joining the the crew at the International Space Station, after the SpaceX Dragon capsule pulled up to the station and docked Sunday, May 31, 2020. The Dragon capsule arrived Sunday…

COVID-19 Replace: HCQ Research Questioned, Protests and Outbreaks

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape's editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  Scientists Question Data, Ethics, Findings of The Lancet HCQ Study  More than 140 scientists and physicians are challenging the validity of an influential study…

Docs’ Group Confronts ICE Over ‘Risks of Detention’ From COVID-19

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. In mid-May, 30 members of Doctors for Camp Closure and other immigrant rights groups camped outside the Elizabeth Detention Center in New Jersey for 24 hours, hoping their plea would be heard: Release the immigrants to help stop the spread of…

A Imaginative and prescient of Our Submit-Lockdown Future

Xu Jiao was anxious to get back in the gym. Living in Chengdu, the capital of China’s Sichuan province, she had gone through two months of lockdown. The pandemic hadn’t been particularly bad in the city. To date there have been 144 confirmed cases and three deaths, according to official statistics. Still, as with much…

Ariana Grande, Halsey, Kehlani, And Extra Joined Protests Towards Racist Violence

Getty Images At the end of last week and into the weekend, thousands of Americans in cities like Minneapolis, Louisville, Columbus, Chicago, New York, and more gathered to protest police violence in light of the recent deaths of unarmed civilians George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and more. Soon, the movement had grown global, with notable demonstrations…

The way to Flush Your Eyes if You are Tear Gassed

Water can also put out the fire in a tear gas canister, but don’t approach the canisters unless you know what you are doing.Photo: Samuel Corum / AFP (Getty Images)In this week’s protests against police brutality, police in many cities chose to escalate violence. One tool they commonly use is a chemical weapon known colloquially…

Dallas Police requested public for movies of protesters—it didn’t go nicely

Police seek videos through phone app — Police app stops working hours after PD requested videos of “illegal activity.” Jon Brodkin - Jun 1, 2020 5:03 pm UTC Enlarge / Screenshots of the iWatch Dallas iPhone app from the Apple App Store.With protests against police brutality and racism happening in many major US cities, the…

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