Pandemic

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
A child waits next to jerry cans and aid packages as Yemenis displaced by conflict receive humanitarian aid provided by the Abs Development Organisation in the northern province of Hajjah on September 17, 2020. (Photo: Essa Ahmed/AFP)
"Our hearts go out to those suffering today, in the sober knowledge that this may turn out to be but a foretaste of the disruptions that may arise in the years to come."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Millions of households throughout the U.S. are vulnerable to utility shutoffs next month as state moratoriums expire. (Photo: Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
Millions of Americans "shouldn't have to forgo more meals just to keep the...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
A man preaches on the street about the dire state of the economy on August 25, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images)
"The difference is stark between profits for billionaires and the widespread...

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Another one, especially gruesome. When police in Rochester, NY were called to help Daniel Prude, a black man suffering a mental health crisis, they ordered him prone naked on the cold ground, cuffed him, put a hood over his head, and pinned him down as he cried, begged, prayed and finally died. On Thursday, almost six months after his murder and a day after his family released video of it, the city suspended seven cops for what Prude's righteous, anguished brother called "a lynching."