‘You Have Demonized Our Kids’: Little Elm High School Parents Lecture School Board Over Police Handling Of Student Walkout

LITTLE ELM, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – What was billed as a “listening session” turned into a heated meeting Tuesday night in Little Elm. It turned into a lecture from outraged parents who are upset over a student walkout nearly two weeks ago that led to police deploying Tasers and pepper spray. READ MORE: Arlington Police Associations … Read more

COVID In Colorado: Experts Using Multiple Methods To Monitor Omicron Variant

DENVER (CBS4) – In an update on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment shared the methods being used to monitor the omicron variant.   As of Tuesday afternoon, there were no confirmed cases of the new variant in Colorado or any other part of … Read more

First accuser gives graphic testimony of abuse by Maxwell and Epstein – updates

Watch live as Ghislaine Maxwell trial continues in New York City Day two of the trial of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has concluded in New York City, as the 59-year-old faces charges related to her alleged involvement in financier Jeffrey Epstein’s sex crimes. Her first accuser, identified only as “Jane”, took the stand on Tuesday … Read more

FDA Panel Narrowly Votes To Recommend Merck’s COVID-19 Pill

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Merck is closer to getting authorization for its COVID pill. It’s the first drug Americans could take at home to treat the coronavirus. An FDA advisory panel has voted to recommend that the FDA and CDC authorize the use of an antiviral pill to treat the worst effects of COVID-19 in high-risk … Read more

State appeals court rejects long-standing challenge to California bullet train

The last pending civil lawsuit seeking to stop the California high-speed rail project hit a wall Tuesday when a state appeals court affirmed a lower court ruling that the project did not violate the California Constitution by adopting a segmented approach to building the system. The case alleged that the project violated key restrictions written … Read more

Alberta Utilities Commission investigators want probe of ATCO dealings on TMX camps | Globalnews.ca

Investigators at the Alberta Utilities Commission are asking the regulator to look into what they say is illegal behaviour by one of the province’s largest and most prominent homegrown companies. They allege ATCO Electric deliberately overpaid a British Columbia First Nation by millions for work on a new transmission line in order to secure lucrative … Read more

Top Sudan general warns country could be source of refugee influx to Europe

Press play to listen to this article Europe and the U.S. may face a refugee surge from Sudan if they don’t support the country’s regime under the new military-led government, according to a top Sudanese general. Senior General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo told POLITICO that Europe and the U.S have little choice but to support the … Read more