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Southeast / Alabama - 2 days ago

University Of California Will Have Its First Black President

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman Black Voices The next president of the University of California system will be Dr. Michael Drake, the first Black person in the role in the school system’s 152-year history. The University of California’s board of regents announced Tuesday that the 69-year-old physician an...

West / California - 2 days ago

First federal execution in 17 years put on hold

In a Friday filing — just three days ahead of Lee’s Monday execution date — Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson, of the Southern District of Indiana, sided with the family of Lee’s victims, who had pleaded for a delay given the coronavirus pandemic. Lee’s death was expected to...

West / California - 2 days ago

Elon Musk is now richer than Warren Buffett

Musk’s fortune rose more than $6 billion Friday, according to Bloomberg, after Tesla’s stock surged 10.8% to a record $1,544 per share. Its market value stood at $286.5 billion. Musk owns 20.8% of Tesla’s stock, making his stake worth just under $60 billion. Musk is also the prim...

West / California - 2 days ago

Cases surge in America's most populous states

Thursday brought 63,247 new Covid-19 cases nationwide, a single-day record, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The new high comes as many states set records in infection rates and hospitalizations. While 29 states saw an increase in new cases compared to last week, Miami-Dade Cou...

West / California - 3 days ago

“Fiat Lux!”

U.C. Board of Regents Names First African-American President, Dr. Michael V. Drake It was a welcomed announcement, a substantive step many believed was long overdue when the UC Board of Regents named Michael V. Drake, M.D., President of the U.C. Board of Regents. It’s been more than 150 years since...