NEWS


news 9/1/2020, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

Louisiana residents return to damaged homes after Hurricane Laura, Los Angeles sheriff's deupties kill a black man who dropped a handgun, Black former McDonald's franchisees sue for discrimination, appeals court to hear arguments for the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns and a Florida man self-named "the Antifa hunter" gets three years in prison for online racist threats.


news 8/31/2020, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

France accuses Britain of delaying post-Brexit talks, Australia’s deadliest day of the pandemic, obstacles to reopening schools in France, riots in Sweden and a strike leader detained in Belarus make up this week’s five international stories.


8/27/2020, 11:23am

Ball State COVID-19 dashboard numbers

As of 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 26, a total of 64 students and four employees have been tested for coronavirus at IU Health, according to the Ball State website. Of the students tested, 33 have had positive cases. Only one of the four employees tested had a positive case. 


News 8/26/2020, 11:18am

Five national stories of the week

Kenosha law enforcement delaying use of body cameras, the Postmaster General denying “sabotaging” the election, California wildfires still burning from a lightning storm, New Orleans protests of police shooting of a black man and environmental lawsuits against the Trump administration’s attempt to allow oil and gas drilling in Alaska refuge make up this week’s five national stories. 


News 8/24/2020, 5:14pm

National Guard called out after police shoot Black man

Wisconsin’s governor summoned the National Guard for fear of another round of violent protests Monday after the police shooting of a Black man under murky circumstances turned Kenosha into the nation’s latest flashpoint city in a summer of racial unrest. 


News 8/24/2020, 10:10am

Five international stories of the week

Survivors from the March 2019 New Zealand mosque shooting confront the gunman at sentencing, the south Philippines experiences its worst extremist attack this year, updates on Russian dissident Alexei Navalny’s condition, a stampede in a Peru disco and Belarus activists detained for protesting their authoritarian leader make up this week’s five international stories. 


News 8/11/2020, 5:23pm

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump.