Monthly Archives: June 2020

Voter confusion, ballot problems remain ahead of Kentucky’s primary election

Voter confusion, ballot problems remain ahead of Kentucky’s primary election

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Some Louisville voters received ballots for the June 23 primary election opposite of their party’s registration, the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office confirmed to WDRB News. In Kentucky primaries, a voter can only cast a ballot for the party they’re registered with. “Shock, total shock — like this was not mine,” Andrea…more »

Why the Civil War Actually Ended 16 Months After Lee Surrendered

Why the Civil War Actually Ended 16 Months After Lee Surrendered

On April 9, 1865, General Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate troops to the Union’s Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, marking the beginning of the end of the grinding four-year-long American Civil War. But it would be more than 16 months before President Andrew Johnson would declare a formal end to the…more »

How Rayshard Brooks Was Fatally Shot by the Atlanta Police

How Rayshard Brooks Was Fatally Shot by the Atlanta Police

One officer has been fired and another placed on administrative duty. A Times video analysis shows the sequence of events leading to the fatal shooting. The Atlanta Police Department said early Sunday that an officer had been fired over the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks, 27, at a Wendy’s restaurant. The officer, Garrett Rolfe, who…more »

NPR: “Mounting Evidence” Suggests COVID Not As Deadly as Thought. Did the Experts Fail Again? – Foundation for Economic Education

NPR: “Mounting Evidence” Suggests COVID Not As Deadly as Thought. Did the Experts Fail Again? – Foundation for Economic Education

In April 2005, Charles Duelfer, the CIA’s top weapons inspector in Iraq, admitted in the CIA’s final report that after an extensive search, no weapons of mass destruction could be found. “After more than 18 months, the WMD investigation and debriefing of the WMD-related detainees has been exhausted,” wrote Duelfer, the leader of the Iraq…more »

Former ‘SNL’ star Jay Pharoah releases footage of cop kneeling on his neck

Former ‘SNL’ star Jay Pharoah releases footage of cop kneeling on his neck

Former “Saturday Night Live” star Jay Pharoah said Friday that in February, a police officer kneeled on his neck in a case of mistaken identity. Pharoah released surveillance footage of the encounter along with a message of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. In the 4-minute video, posted to Instagram, the 32-year-old comedian said…more »

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