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Hong Kong journalist says newsroom raid ‘sent shudders through the industry’

Hong Kong journalist says newsroom raid ‘sent shudders through the industry’

Five hundred police officers raided the Apple Daily newsroom in Hong Kong last week to arrest executives and top editors and seize journalistic materials under the city’s national security law. The incident sounded an alarm across the media industry. “This has sent shudders through the industry,” Elaine Yu, a Hong Kong-based reporter for the Wall…MORE

Store offers color-coded bracelets to show social distancing comfort levels

Store offers color-coded bracelets to show social distancing comfort levels

As Americans try to navigate a return to at least some level of pre-pandemic life, a grocery store in Wisconsin is trying something new to help ease the awkwardness and fear that can come with that. Metcalfe’s Market in Madison and Wauwatosa knows people have different comfort levels when it comes to social distancing. So…MORE

Hot air balloon crash-lands outside Denver, injuring three passengers

Hot air balloon crash-lands outside Denver, injuring three passengers

A hot air balloon crash-landed at Chatfield State Park outside Denver on Sunday morning, injuring several passengers, the Jefferson County Sheriff said. Three passengers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and three others are doing OK, the sheriff said on Twitter. A strong gust of wind is believed to have caused the crash.…MORE

Wichita Police officer was wounded and a suspect killed in shooting, police say

Wichita Police officer was wounded and a suspect killed in shooting, police say

An officer with the Wichita Police Department is in critical condition after being shot multiple times by a suspect during a “check welfare call,” said Capt. Wendell Nicholson, a bureau commander with the Wichita Police Department. According to Nicholson, two officers were dispatched around 10:15 p.m. Saturday night on a welfare check at a home…MORE

Amazon Prime Day is actually a bummer for these sellers

Amazon Prime Day is actually a bummer for these sellers

Amazon Prime Day is typically one of the best days of the year for Keababies, which sells baby care and maternity products on its web site. Last October, Keababies racked up around $500,000 in revenue during the two-day event, said co-founder Ivan Ong. Drawn by the steep discounts Keababies offered to customers on Prime Day,…MORE

Sanders says he wants an infrastructure package with a larger price tag

Sanders says he wants an infrastructure package with a larger price tag

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday said it’s urgent that Democrats work toward an infrastructure package with a larger price tag that addresses climate change and other related issues. “I sometimes think we get boggled down in numbers and that’s important, but we’ve got to look at what the needs are of the American people, what’s…MORE

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