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Virginia AG launches civil rights probe into pepper-spraying of Army officer

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) announced Monday he’s launched a civil rights investigation into the Windsor Police Department and its officers involved in the…

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In photos: Twin Cities on edge after Daunte Wright shooting

There were tense scenes in the Twin Cities suburb of Brooklyn Center Monday night, after demonstrators defied a 7 p.m. curfew to protest for a…

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Japan to treat and release water contaminated in Fukushima disaster into sea

Japan’s government on Tuesday announced plans to release more than 1 million metric tons of contaminated water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the…

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In photos: Twin Cities on edge after Daunte Wright shooting

There were tense scenes in the Twin Cities suburb of Brooklyn Center Monday night, after demonstrators defied a 7 p.m. curfew to protest for a…

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In photos: Life along the U.S.-Mexico border during migrant increase and COVID-19 restrictions

Axios traveled to McAllen and El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, to see how the communities are responding to an increase of migrants from…

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Police say officer who shot Daunte Wright accidentally pulled gun instead of taser

The officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, outside Minneapolis Sunday appeared to have inadvertently pulled out her gun instead of a…

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“Nuclear sabotage” in Iran threatens nuclear talks in Vienna

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has threatened retaliation against “any power with knowledge” of Sunday’s attack on an Iranian nuclear site, and said Iran…

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Intel CEO calls for “moonshot” to boost U.S. role in chipmaking

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger called Monday for the U.S. to spend billions of dollars over the next few years as part of a “moonshot” designed…

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Live events industry eyes pandemic comeback

The “live economy” — broadway shows, concerts, music festivals and more — is in pandemic purgatory. What’s going on: Some events are getting the green…

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Ant Group follows new marching orders from regulators in China

Uncertainty surrounding the future of China’s giant fintech company Ant Group cleared up on Monday after years of friction with its domestic regulators. Driving the…

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Police say officer who shot Daunte Wright accidentally pulled gun instead of taser

The officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, outside Minneapolis Sunday appeared to have inadvertently pulled out her gun instead of a…

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U.S. and Israel to hold Iran talks 2 days after apparent Israeli attack on nuclear site

Top national security officials from the U.S. and Israel will convene virtually on Tuesday for a second round of strategic talks on Iran, three Israeli…

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Police say officer who shot Daunte Wright accidentally pulled gun instead of taser

The officer who fatally shot a 20-year-old Black man outside Minneapolis Sunday appeared to have inadvertently pulled out her gun instead of a taser, police…

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The warning signs of a longer pandemic

All the things that could prolong the COVID-19 pandemic — that could make this virus a part of our lives longer than anyone wants —…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: The warning signs of a longer pandemic — CDC director: Answer to Michigan COVID-19 surge is “to close things down.” Vaccines: Former FDA chief offers…

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Chauvin trial: Judge denies motion to sequester jury after nearby police shooting of Black man

The judge presiding over Derek Chauvin’s murder trial denied a motion by the defense to sequester and re-question the jury in the aftermath of the…

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Biden to nominate progressive Tucson police chief to lead border agency

President Biden will nominate Tucson police chief Chris Magnus, a longtime critic of Trump-era immigration policies, to oversee Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the New…

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U.S. distances itself from explosion at Iranian nuclear site

The Biden administration says it had no role in the explosion on Sunday at an Iranian uranium enrichment facility. Iran has blamed Israel and vowed…

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Brits flock to pubs for first time in months as U.K. lockdown eases

People in England are enjoying some semblance of normalcy — and pouring their first pints in public — after COVID-19 restrictions eased at midnight Monday,…

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Microsoft buys Nuance for nearly $20 billion as it readies deal frenzy

Microsoft announced Monday it would buy Nuance Communications, a software company that focuses on speech recognition through artificial intelligence, in an all-cash transaction valued at…

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The mismatched economy: Jobs growth could be curbed by demands for higher wages

As job growth finally starts to take off thanks to improving vaccine numbers and increasing optimism, the economy is confronting an unusual quandary: a mismatch…

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