UK Government To Call For Social Media Companies To Combat Vaccine Misinformation

The pressure from Prime Minister Boris Johnson follows U.S. lawmakers calling for accountability from tech giants over the spread of anti-vaccine propaganda. Source link

Elizabeth Warren's First Campaign Event In Minnesota Draws Her Biggest Crowd Yet

About 12,000 people showed up at the Democratic presidential hopeful’s town hall at Macalester College in St. Paul, according to her campaign. Source link

Pete King Becomes First House Republican To Back Assault Weapons Ban

A bill prohibiting sale or possession of the firearms was introduced months ago. It’s co-sponsored by 200 Democrats. Source link

Trump's Baseless Election Fraud Claim Zooms From 3 Million To 16 Million Votes

This time he says it’s Google’s fault. “My victory was even bigger than thought!” he gushed on Twitter after watching a report on Fox Business. Source link

Twitter Suspends Chinese Accounts Targeting Hong Kong Protests

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The social media giant said it shut down more than 200,000 accounts suspected of being part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protests. Source link

Poll Offers Tentative Look At How Faith Groups Feel About Democratic Candidates

Here’s a very early snapshot of how religious (and unaffiliated) Democrats currently view the party’s presidential candidates. Source link

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Meant To Curb Deadly Police Shootings

The new law raises the standards for police officers’ use of force. Source link

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Says Al Franken, Mark Halperin Entitled To 'Path For Redemption'

“We’re a country that believes in second chances,” the Democratic presidential candidate said. Source link

Man Discovers 50-Year-Old Message In A Bottle On Alaskan Beach

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The message was tossed off a Russian ship on June 20, 1969. Source link

New York City Police Department Fires Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

Daniel Pantaleo’s use of a fatal chokehold on Garner in 2014 sparked a nationwide outcry. Source link