The U.S. population is expected to reach 320.09 million people on Jan. 1, 2015, a 0.73 percent increase from the previous year, the U.S. Census Bureau said in a statement Monday. Continue reading
Tens of thousands of mourners gathered on Saturday for the funeral of New York City Police Department officer Rafael Ramos, who was killed along with his partner on Dec. 20 by a man targeting the police. Continue reading
In our news wrap Tuesday, protesters in New York rejected Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plea to suspend demonstrations against police use of force out of respect for the families of two murdered officers. Also, Obama administration officials reported nearly 6.4 million Americans have enrolled for coverage on HealthCare.gov, of whom 1.9 million are new customers signing up this year. Continue reading
Vice President Joe Biden plans to be among the mourners at the funeral for a New York City policemen gunned down last weekend. Continue reading
Tensions are high in New York after a fatal shooting of two cops over the weekend. The attack sparked accusations by the police union against Mayor Bill de Blasio, leaving him on the defensive. Gwen Ifill reports. Continue reading
The murder of two New York City police officers has ignited a volley of blame and exposes the deep rifts dividing a city in mourning. Gwen Ifill gets two perspectives from Patrick Colligan of the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association and Mark Levine of the New York City Council. Continue reading
A court in Argentina ruled Sunday that an orangutan was entitled to some basic rights as a “non-human individual” and can live in a partially free primate sanctuary, local media reported. Continue reading
As the investigation into the two New York Police Department officers who were fatally shot over the weekend unfolds, shock and frustration prevail. The incident tops off months of nationwide demonstrations against police and a public fallout between New York City’s mayor and the police union. NewsHour’s William Brangham reports. Continue reading
Pervaiz Shallwani, a criminal justice reporter for the Wall Street Journal joins Hari Sreenivasan for the latest information about the murder of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn Saturday, Dec. 20.
The man who shot and killed two New York Police Department officers in Brooklyn Saturday expressed anger against the government for the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown on social media and had previously attempted suicide, officials said Sunday.