Sixty-one unarmed Palestinians were killed by Israeli military forces Monday, and an additional 2,700 were injured. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley blocked the U.N. from approving an independent investigation into the violence and refused to place any blame on the Israeli military.
The president of the United States announced that he will roll back protections for transgender inmates that allowed them to use the facilities that matched their gender identity, forcing them instead to use facilities matching their genetic sex.
The Los Angeles Police Department will soon begin using data from data-mining company Palantir that will further target police activity and presence in designated “hot spots.”
In Sudan, a 19-year-old woman has been sentenced to death for killing her husband as he attempted to rape her.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has set June 11 as the expiration date for net neutrality.
The speech given by National Teacher of the Year winner Mandy Manning last week was not recorded or aired by the press, who were blocked from entering the ceremony. However, a friend of Manning’s recorded the speech on a cell phone, which DemocracyNow! aired yesterday.
The winner of the National Teacher of the Year award silently protests during her acceptance.