Author: Chloe Folmar

Bloomington Police release details on Mall of America shooting

The Bloomington, Minn., Police Department (BPD) shared more details on Friday concerning the shooting that occurred at the Mall of America last week. “On Thursday, August 11, at approximately 2:15 PM Rashad May (age 23) and Shamar Lark (age 21) were located and arrested in Chicago, Illinois,” the BPD wrote in a statement. The men…

Florida teacher quits after staff removed posters of Black leaders

A Florida teacher quit days before the beginning of the school year after staff removed posters of Black leaders, sharing an account of the situation that conflicts with that of the school. Michael James, a teacher at an Escambia County public school, said that the employee who removed the posters was exhibiting racist behavior when…

Trump calls for ‘immediate release’ of Mar-a-Lago search warrant, says lawyers won’t oppose DOJ move

Former President Trump late Thursday called for the release of the warrant allowing the FBI to raid his Mar-a-Lago home earlier this week. “Release the Documents Now!” he wrote on his social media platform Truth Social. Trump’s comments came hours after Attorney General Merrick Garland said that the Justice Department had moved to unseal the…

Johnson & Johnson to stop sale of talc-based baby powder in 2023

Pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson announced Thursday that it will stop selling talc-based baby powder in 2023. The company said that the switch from talc-based to cornstarch-based baby powder is a “commercial decision” to sustain long-term business growth. The move comes two years after Johnson & Johnson announced it would stop selling its talc-based baby…

Former Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao met with Jan. 6 committee: report

Trump-era Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao met with the House committee investigating the insurrection that occurred on Jan. 6, 2021, sources reported to CNN. The former Transportation secretary, who resigned from former President Trump’s Cabinet on Jan. 7, 2021, is one of multiple figures related to Trump who are speaking with the committee. Sources said that…

Andrew Cuomo says FBI raid risks undermining Jan. 6 investigations

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) weighed in on the FBI’s search of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home on Monday, arguing it could “undermine” the legitimacy of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) broader investigations into the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol. The search reportedly focused on the retention of classified material, in…

NY mayor’s office blasts Abbott for bussing migrants to the city

The spokesperson for New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) slammed Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Friday over his bussing of migrants from the southern border to cities including New York. “@GovAbbott’s continued use of human beings as political pawns is disgusting,” tweeted Fabien Levy. “NYC will continue to welcome asylum seekers w/ open…