Police on Monday say there was no evidence of officers using force on Freddie Gray, who at some point sustained an injury during the arrest that eventually killed him.
“Dr. Oz has repeatedly shown disdain for science and for evidence-based medicine,” the letter said. Columbia said its faculty members have the right to “freedom of expression.”
The California Department of Public Health said no new cases were reported for two 21-day incubation periods.
Andre Cole was executed for the 1998 murder of his ex-wife’s friend. The Supreme Court and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon refused to intervene on Tuesday.
An Arizona judge sentenced Arias to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Monday.
Three people in Texas, who ate Blue Bell ice cream, were infected with the same strain of listeria that killed three others in Kansas. The company expanded its recall to include Banana Pudding ice cream.
Listeria can sometimes cause fatal infections in young children. The recall follows a similar one by Blue Bell Creameries ice cream.
Update: Princeton’s president said that while the controversy may be “genuinely painful,” stage performances are “fundamental to the life of any great university.” “Athletics Department officials were present at two Urban Congo performances — where the group allegedly mocked African cultures — in 2013 and 2014, though the university was only informed of the controversial shows by students this past Sunday, a Princeton spokesperson told BuzzFeed News.
Kent Sprouse was executed Thursday evening for the 2002 murders of a police officer and a gas station customer.
Black students said they were personally attacked on the social media platform for criticizing the now-disbanded Urban Congo student group. Update: Princeton official says she was “appalled by the offensive exchanges” on Yik Yak.”
The group’s president apologized Sunday after videos of its performances allegedly mocking African culture went viral, causing outrage. Princeton said it will not take any action against the group’s members.
Columbia University’s journalism school published a scathing report Sunday concerning Rolling Stone’s article about an alleged 2012 rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house. BuzzFeed News reporter Mary Ann Georgantopoulos is at the news conference where the lead authors are addressing their findings.
Jurors will later decide if he should be sentenced to die. The convictions include conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction and the deaths of four people. BuzzFeed News reporter Mike Hayes is in the courtroom.
NYPD officers were chasing two black teens suspected of smoking marijuana in a building lobby. On Saturday, 17-year-old Hakeem Kuta died after falling six stories during the foot chase.
“We shouldn’t worry about him being president very long because what black man holds a steady job for four years.”
Around 200 firefighters are battling a giant six-alarm fire at GE’s Appliance Park. No injuries have been reported.
Hosts in Cuba have listed over 1,000 of their homes on the website.
Update: “The student is no longer on campus,” the university said in a statement. “This campus is not a safe space, and has proven beyond any doubt that it is a hostile environment for any and all black people,” the Duke People of Color Caucus said.
The body of the Turkish prosecutor who on Tuesday was taken hostage by Marxist rebels and subsequently killed in a shootout, was laid to rest in Istanbul on Wednesday.