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The Chicago police department substantially reduced routine investigatory stops in the wake of protests following the death of George Floyd, official data obtained by the Washington Free Beacon show, with daily stops dropping by as much as 80 percent against historical averages.
NYPD arrest rates cratered amid the protests following the death of George Floyd, official city data show, suggesting that the timing and tone of mass anti-police demonstrations may have contributed to New York City's violent crime spike.
Only 23 percent of self-identified Hispanic or Latino adults have heard the progressive neologism "Latinx," a newly released Pew Research poll reveals, while just 3 percent actually describe themselves with the word.
Over 100 homicides made July Chicago's most-violent month in decades, extending the rising tide of crime that, police data show, began at the same time as anti-police protests spawned by the death of George Floyd.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has been silent on the news that Boston Marathon bombing perpetrator Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will need a new trial in order to be executed—a trial Biden's Justice Department would prosecute, if he is elected.
One of President Donald Trump's nominees to the powerful board of governors of the Federal Reserve System faces a rocky confirmation amid concerns about both the orthodoxy and consistency of her economic views.