Mass. Gov Charlie Baker reacts to a person getting his vaccination as he tours the Reggie Lewis Mass Vaccination site on March 11, 2021 in Boston, MA.

As schools and workplaces prepare for post-COVID-19 reopening, people are increasingly concerned about new laws that could impose mandatory vaccination requirements. They wonder whether children and employees will be subject to mandates that call for shots in arms. To understand the complexity of pertinent regulations, it is necessary to review... Read More »

Bowling Green State University students stand outside the Pi Kappa Alpha house on March 9, 2021 calling for changes to Greek life after the hazing death of Stone Foltz. (Bri Malaska/WNWO via 24 News)

As universities slowly began welcoming students back on campus, two families have learned that the dangers within these college campuses are just as real as the dangers of the coronavirus that shut them down in the first place. In two incidents just weeks apart, two college students have died as... Read More »

Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., lead author of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, speaks during an event on police reform last year at the U.S. Capitol. Alex Wong/Getty Images

Lawmakers passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act on Wednesday, creating a reform bill that bans chokeholds by law enforcement and reforms “qualified immunity” for all police officers. The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act impacts law enforcement’s “qualified immunity.” This immunity refers to government officials such as police... Read More »

President Joe Biden walks with U.S. Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, left, and U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson before speaking at an event to mark International Women's Day, Monday, March 8, 2021, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

On Monday, March 8, 2021, International Women’s Day, President Biden began his effort to take apart the Trump-era rules on sexual misconduct that favored students accused of assault. He ordered the Education Department to review all policies on violence, sex, and gender discrimination in schools. Biden directed the agency to... Read More »

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

There can be little question as to what the main event of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) was this year. As the climax of the fourth and final day of the meeting, former President Donald Trump took the stage and spoke for well over an hour to an adoring... Read More »

Joe Pumo, RN, left, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination to Dr. Scott Andersen, right, a neuroradiologist, at Kaiser Permanente Lone Tree Medical Offices on December 23, 2020 in Lone Tree, Colorado.

Since December, the United States has been slowly rolling out vaccines across states and territories. There have been 95.7 million doses administered with a rough estimate of 2.17 million doses administered per day. The United States has reached a point where it has vaccinated more people than those having tested... Read More »

Martin Shkreli

The youthful pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shrekli, nicknamed “Pharma Bro”, and “the most hated man in America," has been hit with a class-action lawsuit. Health insurers filed the lawsuit, alleging Shrekli plotted to create a drug monopoly. The insurers are seeking damages to be determined by market overcharges in a trial... Read More »

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill sent potential jurors in Derek Chauvin's trial home on Monday. Here, a painting of Floyd is seen outside the Hennepin County Government Center, where the trial is taking place. (Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images)

Derek Chauvin’s trial for the murder of George Floyd got off to a non-start on Monday, March 8, 2021, when prosecutors filed for a three-month delay. They cited the pandemic and time required to have people vaccinated to reduce health risks as reasons for the delay. They also requested the... Read More »

capitol building

Rep. Eric Swalwell minced no words when he became the second member of the House of Representatives to sue ex-President Donald J. Trump for his “campaign of lies and incendiary rhetoric” that defiled American democracy’s sacred rules for the peaceful transfer of power. Swalwell (D-MD) sued Trump along with his... Read More »

Protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse in San Francisco, file photo, April 14, 2017.

On March 4, 2021, the Biden administration requested that the Supreme Court dismiss three pending appeals about Trump’s efforts to withhold law enforcement funds from cities and states that refused to cooperate with immigration authorities during the Trump administration. The Supreme Court dismissed the cases. Lawyers for the jurisdictions challenging... Read More »

Law enforcement officers work at the scene of a deadly crash in Holtville, Calif., on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Authorities say a semi-truck crashed into an SUV carrying 25 people on a Southern California highway, killing at least 13 people. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

As details continue to emerge about the deadly SUV and trailer truck accident that occurred last week, the California Highway Patrol has confirmed that the 1997 Ford Expedition was packed beyond capacity with 25 individuals as they entered the United States through a hole in the border wall between California... Read More »

covid vaccination card

With over 312 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines given to individuals in 106 countries, and a rough rate of 8.08 million doses a day, governments and industries are looking for ways to reopen, restart trade, and resume international travel. While records of vaccinations aren’t an inherent violation of privacy, as... Read More »

Kim Kardashian West, left, and Kanye West arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York, Aug. 28, 2016. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

On February 19, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. The divorce was filed in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Kardashian is being represented by Laura Wasser, a prominent divorce attorney. According to NBC News Wasser has represented celebrities in divorce court including “the singers... Read More »

The Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. PHOTO: STEFANI REYNOLDS/BLOOMBERG NEWS

As of Thursday, March 4, 2021, noncitizens with criminal records who are hoping to avoid deportation must prove that their crimes aren’t among those that Congress has decreed require mandatory removal from the U.S. Federal laws are often ambiguous, which compounds the problem. Some immigration provisions require the deportation of... Read More »

Amazon Web Services senior manager Charlotte Newman is suing the company.

An African American Amazon employee has filed a lawsuit against the company alleging she was the target of discrimination and sexual harassment. In her complaint, Charlotte Newman, 38, explains of the tech giant, “Their practices when it comes to hiring and promoting Black people and other underrepresented minorities to high-level... Read More »