As the uprising for racial justice continues around the country, journalists in the United States are increasingly the targets of direct and hostile confrontations with law enforcement.
Some states have been quietly passing laws to criminalize fossil fuel protests amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
New York City's budget proposal has $235 million worth of cuts to public summer programs. Many low income families could be affected without access to these programs.
Juneteenth commemorates the day when enslaved people in Texas learned about their emancipation, two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation.
1. Hurricane Harvey made landfall this week last year, when it slammed into Texas’s Gulf Coast as a Category 4 storm. Harvey killed 66 people and caused 125 billion dollars in damage, making it the second-costliest natural disaster in U.S. history.
President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held a groundbreaking meeting in Singapore. It was the highest-level contact between North Korean and American officials in history. The Takeaway speaks with North Korean defector Yeonmi Park. Plus, we discuss the recent order by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stop granting domestic abuse or gang violence victims asylum status; the historical significance of ranked choice voting in Maine; what the future of the internet may look after the death of net neutrality; and our summer reading picks.