Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US

Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 2:58 PM

Over the past 72 hours, people across the US have captured what may be the most comprehensive live picture of police brutality ever.

US Law Enforcement Are Deliberately Targeting Journalists During George Floyd Protests

Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 2:58 PM

Bellingcat has identified and collected multiple instances of US law enforcement deliberately targeting journalists during the protests against the killing of George Floyd.

Border Patrol flies anti-terrorism drone over Minneapolis protestors

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 6:58 PM

Thousands of people took to the streets of Minneapolis on Friday to protest the death of George Floyd, a local black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck during an arrest. All the while, a Customs and Border Patrol drone kept a careful eye on the unfolding unrest.

Hospitals could be overwhelmed if older Coloradans don’t reduce their social interactions by more than half

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 9:57 AM

The coronavirus could peak beyond hospital capacity in Colorado in September unless older adults reduce social interactions by far more than normal for months to come, according to new modeling scenarios released Tuesday.

Donald Trump escalates Twitter feud by cross-posting blocked message

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 9:57 AM

Twitter limited the reach of a second tweet from President Donald Trump this morning, as the White House and its allies sought to escalate their feud with the social media company. On Friday, Trump called people protesting the death of George Floyd in Minnesota “thugs.

The Market Closes After 42 Years on Larimer Square

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 8:57 AM

The long-term fallout of the coronavirus shutdowns will surely hit Denver’s restaurant scene hard, and it’s already beginning to take its toll. The Market, at 1445 Larimer Street, announced on its Facebook and Instagram pages that it has closed permanently.

Donald Trump signs executive order targeting social media companies

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 7:57 PM

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday targeting tech companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google and the pivotal internet law that provides them broad legal immunity over content posted by their users.

Pooping for public health—coronavirus in sewage could warn of outbreaks

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 1:57 PM

Around the country and the world, coronavirus lockdowns and stay-at-home orders are being lifted as the rate of new infections begins too slow.

Leaked draft details Trump’s likely attack on technology giants

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 1:57 PM

The Trump Administration is putting the final touches on a sweeping executive order designed to punish online platforms for perceived anti-conservative bias. Legal scholar Kate Klonick obtained a draft of the document and posted it online late Wednesday night.

Donald Trump’s executive order is ‘plainly illegal,’ says co-author of Section 230

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 12:57 PM

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) is calling Donald Trump’s proposed executive order “plainly illegal” in a new statement on Thursday. The draft executive order would pare back platform liability protections under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a bill Wyden coauthored in 1996 with Sen.

Trump supporters are on the attack against Yoel Roth. Twitter is standing by him.

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 9:57 AM

Yoel Roth is not a top executive at Twitter. He is the company’s “head of site integrity,” making him one member of the company’s broad team dedicated to enforcing Twitter’s rules. He works under Del Harvey, Twitter’s vice president of trust and safety.

Dangerous SHA-1 crypto function is about to die in SSH

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 7:57 AM

Developers of two open source code libraries for Secure Shell—the protocol millions of computers use to create encrypted connections to each other—are retiring the SHA-1 hashing algorithm, four months after researchers piled a final nail in its coffin.

3 States Have Made It Easier To Vote By Mail In November. Trump Isn’t Happy.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 12:57 PM

Trump has previously expressed his opposition to mail voting — falsely claiming that it contributes to voter fraud and that it benefits Democratic candidates — but this attack still seemed to come out of the blue.

Don’t Expect A Quick Recovery. Our Survey Of Economists Says It Will Likely Take Years.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:57 PM

All across the country, the gears of the economy are grinding slowly and creakily into motion. Retail stores are newly open for in-person shopping in California. It’s possible to get a much-needed haircut in Alabama.

Carqon electric cargo bike review: urban transport, solved

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 8:57 AM

If you still think cars, even electric cars, are the future of urban transportation, the Carqon electric cargo bike is here to convince you otherwise. Cargo bikes are a way of life for many European families.