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A Boston patrol cop allegedly abused a 12-year-old in 1995. Last year the victim reported that his daughter was abused by the same cop, who kept his badge despite an investigation finding he likely committed the crime.
A former Boston patrolman is facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting minors. The Boston Police Department knew of allegations since 1995, the Boston Globe reported. Last summer, six minors came forward with new allegations of abuse against Patrick M. Rose Sr. The Boston Police Department knew its union leader had previous allegations of sexual assault […]
NASA is about to fly its Mars helicopter for the first time. The feat could revolutionize spaceflight. The helicopter, called Ingenuity, traveled nearly 300 million miles to the red planet tucked inside the belly of the Perseverance rover. Now it’s sitting in an airfield in Mars‘ Jezero Crater, where it’s set to take the first […]
Hunter Biden has reignited a feud with the Trump children, calling them out for getting rich on Trump’s dime. In his memoir, Biden says the Trump kids could never get a job outside Trump’s business. Don Jr. and Biden previously tangled over who benefited more from their fathers’ public service. Hunter Biden has reignited a […]
More than 3,200 Amazon employees at Bessemer, Alabama, fulfillment center cast ballots in historic union vote
The NLRB has counted 3,215 votes in Amazon employees’ historic union vote in Bessemer, Alabama. RWDSU, the union under which employees would unionize, said Amazon challenged hundreds of ballots. The public vote count could begin as early as Thursday, the RWDSU said in a statement. A total of 3,215 employees at Amazon’s fulfillment center in […]
Several cruise lines just moved their sailing restart dates. See when major cruise lines plan on operating again.
Many major cruise lines will not be setting sail until, at the earliest, May (often as fully vaccinated cruises). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still recommends avoiding cruise trips during the pandemic. These are the updated 2021 sailing plans for cruise lines like Royal Caribbean, Carnival, and Disney Cruises. Bad news for any […]
We went inside the Baltimore Police Department to see what de-escalation training looks like – and how it could help fix policing
Police departments across the country are looking for ways to reform following the police killing of George Floyd and other incidents earlier this year. In Baltimore, new police officers undergo 16 hours of de-escalation training. The training was implemented after the death of Freddie Gray in 2015. This training could be a key to restoring […]
Astronauts on the space station just flew SpaceX’s Crew Dragon to a new port – a first for the spaceship
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spaceship moved on Monday to make way for the next Dragon capsule. The spaceship undocked from the International Space Station and maneuvered to a different port. It’s the first time Crew Dragon has conducted this port relocation, but likely won’t be the last. SpaceX’s first full astronaut crew successfully maneuvered its Crew […]
Filmmaker Cullen Hobart believes he has uncovered the true identity of the QAnon movement’s “Q.” 8kun message board administrator Ron Watkins appeared to slip up during an interview with Hobart. It was long speculated that Watkins was posing as the shadowy “Q” and had written many QAnon posts. A documentary filmmaker believes he has finally […]
The CDC relaxed its rules on cleaning to prevent COVID-19, saying intense disinfectants are likely doing us more harm than good
The CDC released new guidance Monday, warning there are health risks associated with overly intense disinfection. The coronavirus very rarely spreads to people from surfaces, the agency said. Independent health experts agree: soap and water works fine. If you’re still disinfecting just about everything you own to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it’s time to […]