(NEW YORK) — Here are today’s In Crisis headlines: George Floyd’s family meets with Biden, lawmakers on policing reform President Biden met with the family of George Floyd at the White House Tuesday for over an hour on the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s death, as well as with key lawmakers involved in policing reform negotiations.  […]

(WASHINGTON) — Democratic House and Senate leaders on Thursday announced they and the White House have reached agreement on a “framework” that will pay for most, if not all, of the massive $3.5 trillion human infrastructure bill — a move meant to mitigate concerns from moderate and centrist Democrats opposed to the hefty price tag. But […]

(OKLAHOMA) — Julius Jones, who has spent the past 20 years on death row, has never been closer to freedom, despite the fact that last week, his execution date was set for Nov. 18. The Oklahoma Parole Board voted 3-1 to commute Jones’ sentence to life in prison with the possibility of parole, and now, […]

Amazon Studios Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton has played ace attorney Billy McBride in Amazon Prime’s drama Goliath for four seasons, but for the premiere of the series’ last season, he sat in the director’s chair.  “They had to twist my arm a little bit,” Thornton tells ABC Audio.  “I even begged them to take my name off because […]

HUY DOAN On the final stop of their OG Chronicles: Joy Ride in California in Santa Barbara, California, Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King were shocked to receive a letter asking for guidance from one of their favorite groups, Destiny’s Child. “We do not have a letter from Beyoncé,” King exclaimed in disbelief. The trio wrote: “Soon, the three of us will all be in our […]

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Hailshadow/iStock (NEW YORK) — Sickle cell disease is an inherited red blood cell disorder that can cause debilitating pain and lead to lifelong complications. For years there have been limited improvements in awareness and treatment options, but that seems to be changing. “My journey was kind of up and down like a roller coaster,” said […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — With researchers across the globe trying to accurately pinpoint the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Joe Biden ordered Wednesday for U.S. intelligence agencies to “redouble their efforts” in pinpointing how the virus passed onto humans. In addition, the president wants U.S. agencies to ask “specific questions for China.” President Biden noted […]

(WASHINGTON) — Talks of bipartisan police reform legislation in Congress are officially over as Republicans and Democrats can’t agree on key issues. Democrats, after more than a year of negotiations, made a final offer, but despite “significant strides,” said Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., there weren’t any more concessions to be made. “I just want to make […]

(UTAH) — The city of Moab, Utah, will launch an investigation into the Moab City Police Department’s handling of an incident involving Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie on Aug. 12. The city said in a statement that the department’s police officers “have been both praised and criticized for their response and their resolution of the incident […]

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