In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Associated Press created a new story called “5 Things To Know Today – That Aren’t About The Virus”. As part of tED magazine’s “New Normal” we are providing this story instead of the regular “10 Things” for the next few weeks.
5 things to know today – that aren’t about the virus
Wednesday, May 27.
Four officers were fired a day after George Floyd’s death, a stunning and swift move by the Minneapolis chief with the mayor’s full backing.
Thousands of demonstrators are shouting pro-democracy slogans and insults at police before lawmakers debate a bill criminalizing abuse of the Chinese national anthem.
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley made clear he was dissatisfied with the White House’s explanation for the recent upheaval of the inspector general community.
The lawsuit against CBS, Disney and producers of the long-running series alleges that the show’s cinematographer engaged in rampant sexual misconduct against crew members for years.
The video of a verbal dispute between a white woman walking her dog off a leash and a black man bird watching in Central Park sparked accusations of racism.
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