The police just declared the gathering in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, unlawful.
Things are getting tense and the police have returned to their aggressive posture after a night of calm.
Some people threw water bottles at officers and seemed to try to breach a fence tonight. 2
The mayor of Indianapolis, Joe Hogsett, told reporters of the “scourge of gun violence that has killed far too many” in his city and in the country as a whole. “What we are left with this morning is grief,” he said. https://nyti.ms/3szlJAl
Raul Castro to step down as Communist Party leader, to pass on control to Cuba’s younger generation. His departure will leave Cuba without a Castro at its helm for the first time in over 60 years. via @NYTimes https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/16/world/americas/raul-castro-cuba.html?referringSource=articleShare
The U.S. government’s call for a pause on using Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine could last at least another week, further complicating efforts by federal and state health officials to reschedule appointments. https://nyti.ms/3tDdNPu
Opinion: The media’s horse-race narratives are covering up the big issue of voter suppression https://wapo.st/3mVycg9
Biden administration removes Trump-era restrictions on fetal tissue research https://wapo.st/32lT72z
Who will be the next Duke of Edinburgh? Like anything royal, it's complicated. https://wapo.st/2Rx8IKu
Kinzinger: Republicans who join "America First Caucus" that promotes Anglo-Saxon political traditions should be stripped of committees http://hill.cm/jMixbx8
Snapshots of Harry Styles dressed as Ariel from "The Little Mermaid" go viral http://hill.cm/P6cvE59
Chicago Police Union head calls Adam Toledo shooting "justified," says "officer's actions actually heroic" http://hill.cm/V7ig0n5
The freedom, and serenity, in using prepared artichokes https://www.latimes.com/food/story/2021-04-16/the-freedom-and-serenity-in-using-prepared-artichokes
Join us next week for a discussion of @barackobama’s memoir ‘A Promised Land’ with President Obama and @ava at this month’s @latimesbooks community book club! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-community-book-club-with-former-president-barack-obama-tickets-150324018185?aff=twt
Garland rescinds Trump-era memo curtailing consent decrees https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2021-04-16/garland-rescinds-trump-era-memo-curtailing-consent-decrees
Movies on TV this week: 'Taxi Driver' on Showtime and more https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/tv/story/2021-04-16/movies-on-tv-this-week-taxi-driver-on-showtime-and-more
A Florida woman has been charged for allegedly threatening to kill Vice President Kamala Harris https://cnn.it/3uWzhqX
READ: State Department watchdog report finds former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo misused department resources https://cnn.it/3mUBDnn
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife violated federal ethics rules by making non-work related requests to department employees — from ordering gifts to booking salon appointments and taking care of the family dog, a watchdog finds https://cnn.it/32qne8Y
The Florida governor has cultivated relationships with many of the party’s biggest givers, who admire his opposition to strict Covid mitigation policies
Comedian @BlaireErskine’s Twitter videos have made fools not just of the people she parodies, but also those who believe the characters she inhabits are real.
She sat down with Nightly's @renurayasam to talk about making comedy in the age of deep political polarization.
Analysis: Not long ago, any Democrat pulling out of a war would have feared the political blowback. What changed?
John Fetterman is the front-runner to win the Democratic nomination in one of the most important Senate races in the country in 2022. And he’s facing some uncommonly strong headwinds from his own party. https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2021/04/16/john-fetterman-profile-2022-senate-politics-pennsylvania-481259
#ACM host @KeithUrban says "there's a big thing missing" when there are no audiences and is grateful that health care workers will be attending the ceremony. He and co-host @MickeyGuyton chat about the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards.
'Time' is an Oscar-nominated documentary about incarceration but it is really a love story, says director Garrett Bradley https://reut.rs/3uZ2tOi
Here's a look at a luxury hamburger crafted by chefs at a 5-star hotel in Amsterdam https://reut.rs/3sryjRQ
The one-and-done nature of the J&J COVID-19 shot, and its less stringent storage requirements, made it ideal for some communities. The pause of its use worries some public health experts. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2021/04/16/j-j-covid-19-pause-vaccine-equity-coronavirus/7234520002/
Disney soon will be unveiling more information about its newest cruise ship, the Disney Wish. The Wish will be the fifth ship in Disney’s fleet. https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/cruises/2021/04/16/disney-cruise-what-we-know-disney-wish-newest-ship/7236669002/
"We're quick to move onto the next tragedy. I hope that doesn't happen this time.”
Officials have identified the eight victims of Thursday’s shooting in Indianapolis:
Amarjeet Johal, 66
Jaswinder Kaur, 64
Amarjit Sekhon, 48
Jaswinder Singh, 68
Karli Smith, 19
Samaria Blackwell, 19
Matthew R. Alexander, 32
John Weisert, 74