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Monday, January 03, 2022

Enter the insurance industry, which says it can no longer afford to back homes facing a high risk of burning up each year. It's pushing for a new model that would account for future climate change risks -- an approach that California has been alone in resisting. read more


Friday, December 31, 2021

A Lafayette, Louisiana, city court judge resigned Friday over a video that surfaced earlier this month showing people using racist language at her home. read more


Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Offensive text messages exchanged between police officers in the Los Angeles suburb of Torrance, California, have hit the news and brought a spotlight on systemic discriminatory practices within the department. read more


Thursday, December 16, 2021

(CNN)A judge in Lafayette, Louisiana, is taking a leave of absence and facing calls for her resignation after a video with racist language recorded at her home surfaced. A lawyer for City Court Judge Michelle M. Odinet told the Acadiana Advocate she feels "humiliated, embarrassed, and sorry for what she has done and the harm she has caused to the community," and is taking unpaid leave. "What happens in the long term is something she is going to think about in the weeks to come," said the statement by Dane Ciolino, who confirmed the details to CNN. read more


Tuesday, December 14, 2021

(CNN)Donald Trump Jr. was frantic. Fox News personalities who now dismiss the violence at the US Capitol were begging the White House to do something. On January 6, then-President Donald Trump wasn't listening to his kids or his media enablers. "He's got to condemn this sh*t ASAP," Trump's namesake son and chief cheerleader told then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows via text that day. Rep. Liz Cheney, the vice chair of the House select committee investigating January 6, read the text aloud Monday night as the committee gathered to advance contempt of Congress charges against Meadows. It was one of a string of messages the former North Carolina congressman received from Trump Jr. and many others who now downplay the severity of the insurrection. But on that day, they were privately crying out for an Oval Office statement or anything by Trump to call off the rioters. Still, the then-President did nothing while the sacking of the Capitol carried on. read more


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