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Independent autopsy reveals Andres Guardado was shot five times in the back

Independent autopsy reveals Andres Guardado was shot five times in the back

An independent autopsy reveals Andres Guardado, the teenager whose death on June 18 sparked an outcry across Los Angeles, was shot five time in the back and died of gunshot wounds to the trunk, according to lawyers for his family. Guardado also suffered a graze abrasion to his left forearm with a forward trajectory. and…MORE

Florida teachers say the state’s decision to reopen schools could be deadly

Florida teachers say the state’s decision to reopen schools could be deadly

Florida has announced that it will require schools to reopen for in-person classes next month. The order came down as the state smashes daily records for new coronavirus cases and some hospitals report maxing out capacity. Worried teachers and staff say going back to school just doesn’t make sense. “We’ve been given no guidance. We’ve…MORE

Sports is returning to play, but maybe it’s best to sit this one out

Sports is returning to play, but maybe it’s best to sit this one out

My lucky Atlanta United jersey is ready for Saturday night. I’m not. Don’t get me wrong, I so miss sports. I’ve been watching soccer played in Germany and I’ve even taken in baseball from South Korea, and now the major sports leagues in the US are calling me and many others back. If you take…MORE

Texas and Arizona ER doctors say they are losing hope as hospitals reach capacity

Texas and Arizona ER doctors say they are losing hope as hospitals reach capacity

As concerns over the capacity of hospitals resurface amid surging Covid-19 cases, two emergency room doctors say they worry about where the pandemic could take them next. Dr. Mina Tran, an emergency room doctor in Texas, said 70 to 80% of her patients have been admitted with upper respiratory or coronavirus complaints. In Arizona, which…MORE

The University of California announced its first Black president

The University of California announced its first Black president

The University of California (UC) announced Michael V. Drake as the new president of the university system in a meeting on Tuesday. The UC Board of Regents unanimously voted and welcomed Drake as UC’s first Black president and president of color in the university system’s 152-year history. “Much has changed in the 15 years since…MORE

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