Adam Hamze

americas

Court of appeals strikes down North Carolina voter ID law, citing "racially discriminatory intent"

The ruling follows a similar circuit court decision last week that struck down a voter ID law in Texas.
Adam Hamze
7.29.16
Health

The Zika virus has been locally transmitted in the United States for the first time

Two small counties in Florida are the first places in the United States where Zika has been transmitted locally.
Adam Hamze
7.29.16
americas

In photos: Wildfires rage through Central and Southern California

A series of photos from the two wildfires that have blazed through Southern and Central California since last Friday.
Adam Hamze
7.29.16
americas

Man arrested for throwing Batman-style ninja star at Seattle police

A 23-year-old suspect faces felony assault charges after allegedly threatening a bouncer with a homemade spear and throwing a "Batarang" at a police vehicle.
Adam Hamze
7.28.16
americas

Police body camera shows Pokemon Go player mistaken for bank robber

As Pokemon Go popularity grows, players continue to have run-ins with police officers.
Adam Hamze
7.27.16
officer involved

Austin cop body-slams woman twice, blames black people's “violent tendencies"

A supervisor who reviewed the video didn't see anything wrong with it. The chief of Austin's police says he wants to change the culture that led to that mindset.
Adam Hamze
7.22.16
crime & drugs

Brooklyn bodega owners fear backlash after mass synthetic weed overdose

Yemeni convenience store owners are worried about being blamed for a recent incident involving the drug K2 that left 33 people hospitalized.
Adam Hamze
7.19.16
officer involved

How Philando Castile's killing fit a pattern by Minneapolis police

Minneapolis-St. Paul is almost 70 percent white. In the past four years, people killed by its police officers have been 80 percent of color.
Adam Hamze
7.9.16
americas

'I did not think I would make it home': Witnesses describe the Dallas ambush

We spoke to four protesters who were on the ground during the incident that left five police officers dead and seven wounded.
Adam Hamze
7.8.16
crime & drugs

Supreme Court says you can refuse a drunk-driving blood test — but not a breathalyzer

The court ruled that forced breathalyzer tests do not require a warrant, but blood-alcohol tests still do, because taking blood is more intrusive.
Adam Hamze
6.23.16
americas

The Supreme Court just issued a major ruling in favor of affirmative action

The eight-year long battle revolves around Abigail Fisher, who was rejected from The University of Texas in 2008 and argued she was racially discriminated against for being white.
Adam Hamze
6.23.16
war and conflict

War has displaced more people than ever before in history, UN report says

An estimated 65.3 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence and conflict, according to a new report by the UN's refugee agency.
Adam Hamze
6.20.16
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