September 6, 2020

National

Slain shooting suspect was a regular at Portland protests

The man believed to have fatally shot a supporter of President Donald Trump following skirmishes between Black Lives Matter protesters and a pro-Trump caravan in Portland, Oregon, was a regular at the demonstrations that have roiled the Northwest city for months. Michael Forest Reinoehl, 48, had described himself in a social media post as “100%

National

At military academies, COVID-19 is the enemy to be defeated

As eight Navy midshipmen file into their economics class, instructor Kurtis Swope points to the antibacterial wipes on the desk. “Did you grab wipes?” he asks, then tells each one to take two, wipe down the desk when they arrive and again when they leave. “That should be your process.” As chairman of U.S. Naval

Buz Blog

Inflaming Violence

The first thing to remember is the media rule, “If it bleeds, it leads.” Anyone who has had contact with the media on a regular basis, knows that there are deadlines and more often than not, a whole story is seldom aired or printed the first time. If one is dealing with honest reporters of

National

Trump faces criticism on remarks about service members, Arizona Sen. John McCain

Politicians and veterans issued sharp rebukes late this week, following a report that President Donald Trump used insulting language like “losers” and “suckers” to describe Americans killed in battle during World War I and Arizona Sen. John McCain. The commander in chief has previously made harsh comments about McCain but denied the accuracy of the

Opinion

Labor Day — Three Viewpoints

Opinion: Labor Day Then and Now — Is It Still Relevant? Jill Ebstein | InsideSources.com Ask people what comes to mind with the mention of “Labor Day,” and you will most likely hear two responses: “Back to school” and “Can’t wear white.” This is a far cry from the holiday founders’ intent and might make one

Legal Beat

Youth of color disproportionately represented in the justice system

Teenagers and youth across the country commit the same types of crimes – carrying a weapon, drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana and fighting – but even as the number of incarcerated youth has declined, disparities affecting young people of color have continued to grow. This overrepresentation of minority youth is only half of the picture, a

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