• By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    120 CHILDREN REMAIN IN ICE DETENTION DESPITE COURT ORDER FOR THEM TO BE RELEASED DUE TO COVID CONCERNS

    At least 120 children remain in detention by Immigration and Customs Enforcement , more than two weeks after the July 27 deadline set...

    Health, COVID-19, Explainer, feature, Immigration
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    8 YEARS AFTER PROVING RACISM AFFECTED HIS TRIAL, NORTH CAROLINA INMATE TAKEN OFF DEATH ROW

    On Friday, the North Carolina Supreme Court reinstated the life sentence of Marcus Robinson, a 47-year-old Black man who proved before...

    Republicans, Civil Rights, Courts, News, North Carolina
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    AFTER 102 DAYS COVID FREE, NEW ZEALAND'S RESURGENCE HIGHLIGHTS THE DIFFICULTIES OF RETURNING TO NORMAL LIFE

    For the past three months, New Zealanders have enjoyed a ‘COVID-free' country, with citizens hugging one another, children returning...

    Sport, COVID-19
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    HOW TRUMP'S AMBASSADOR PICK FOR GERMANY UNDERSCORES HIS ‘AMERICA FIRST' FOREIGN POLICY

    President Donald Trump has nominated a string of controversial ambassadors in the last four years, including a Palm Beach luxury handbag...

    U.S., Republicans, Donald Trump, Democrats, feature, Foreign Policy
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    NEW POLICE BODY CAMERA FOOTAGE CAPTURES ONLOOKERS' HORROR DURING FATAL ARREST OF GEORGE FLOYD

    Newly released body-camera video from a third officer involved in George Floyd 's arrest captures for the first time the growing horror...

    U.S., police, protests, wire
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    IT TURNS OUT PROGRESSIVE TWITTER ISN'T REAL LIFE. DEMOCRATS SET TO NOMINATE MIDDLE-OF-THE-ROAD BIDEN AFTER ALL

    This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME's politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every...

    Cycling, Democrats, Election, Running, feature, The D.C. Brief
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    I THOUGHT ANONYMITY WAS A SHIELD AFTER MY SEXUAL ASSAULT. BUT COMING FORWARD BROUGHT ME BACK TO MYSELF

    Last year, I published Know My Name , a memoir about my experience being sexually assaulted on Stanford's campus in 2015, the trial...

    World
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    A NEW TITLE IX RULE ESSENTIALLY ALLOWS ACCUSED SEXUAL ASSAILANTS TO HIDE EVIDENCE AGAINST THEM

    A mere three months after its release, the DeVos administration's new Title IX rule goes into effect on Friday, August 14. With the...

  • ‘It's a Struggle They Will Wage Alone.' How Black Women Earned the Right to Vote By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    ‘IT'S A STRUGGLE THEY WILL WAGE ALONE.' HOW BLACK WOMEN EARNED THE RIGHT TO VOTE

    The 19th Amendment, ratified a century ago on Aug. 18, 1920, is often hailed for granting American women the right to vote. And yet...

  • Political Prisoners Remain Behind Bars as COVID-19 Surges in Iran. This Activist Is Risking Her Life to Get Them Out By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    POLITICAL PRISONERS REMAIN BEHIND BARS AS COVID-19 SURGES IN IRAN. THIS ACTIVIST IS RISKING HER LIFE TO GET THEM OUT

    It was the acclaimed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh whom activist Shaparak Shajarizadeh credits with saving her life....

    feature, Iran, Londontime
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    STRUGGLING TO FOCUS? HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR ATTENTION SPAN WHEN ‘THE WORLD IS SICK'

    If your mind wanders off before you finish reading this sentence, you're not alone. Months into the COVID-19 pandemic , many of us...

    World, COVID-19
  • The Trump Administration's Air Strikes in Somalia Are On the Rise Again-and Civilians Are Paying the Price By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S AIR STRIKES IN SOMALIA ARE ON THE RISE AGAIN-AND CIVILIANS ARE PAYING THE PRICE

    In the first seven months of 2020, the Trump administration conducted more air strikes in Somalia than were carried out during the...

    U.S., Running, Barack Obama
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    YALE ACCUSED BY JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OF DISCRIMINATING AGAINST ASIAN AMERICAN AND WHITE APPLICANTS

    Yale University illegally discriminates against Asian Americans and White applicants in undergraduate admissions, the Justice Department...

    U.S., Education, News Desk, overnight, wire
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    ‘I SHOULD BE PRESUMED INNOCENT.' HONG KONG MEDIA TYCOON JIMMY LAI CRITICIZES HIS ARREST

    Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai said he was arrested on “trumped up” charges, pushing back against landmark national security legislation...

    Hong Kong, News Desk, overnight, wire
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    ONLY NATIVE AMERICAN ON DEATH ROW SET TO BE EXECUTED ON AUGUST 26

    The only Native American on federal death row lost a bid Thursday to push back his execution date. Unless Lezmond Mitchell gets relief...

    U.S., Courts, News Desk, overnight, wire
  • By Time   -   Aug 14, 2020

    TRUMP REQUESTS MAIL-IN BALLOTS FOR UPCOMING FLORIDA PRIMARY AFTER CRITICIZING THE PRACTICE

    President Donald Trump has requested a mail-in ballot for Florida's Tuesday primary election, despite weeks of criticizing the practice. Ballots...

    Election, Donald Trump, 2020 Election, News Desk, overnight, wire
  • By Time   -   Aug 13, 2020

    A NEW HBO DOCUMENTARY TELLS THE STORY OF A YOUNG BLACK MAN KILLED IN BROOKLYN 31 YEARS AGO. ACTIVISTS LAMENT HOW LITTLE HAS CHANGED SINCE THEN

    The tragic events depicted in the documentary Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn call to mind headlines from 2020: a black man is shot...

    feature, movies
  • By Time   -   Aug 13, 2020

    PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS HE WANTS TO BLOCK POST OFFICE FUNDING TO STOP MAIL VOTING

    President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on mail voting on Thursday, when he seemed to say clearly what he has insinuated for months:...

    U.S., Election, Donald Trump
  • By Time   -   Aug 13, 2020

    TRUMP SAYS HE OPPOSES ADDITIONAL U.S. POSTAL FUNDING THAT WOULD HELP ANTICIPATED MAIL-IN BALLOT SURGE

    President Donald Trump declared Thursday that he opposes additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position...

    U.S., Democrats, Donald Trump, Election, Republicans, 2020 Election, wire
  • By Time   -   Aug 13, 2020

    ‘WE'RE PAWNS IN THIS GAME.' MAYORS WORRY TRUMP'S OPERATION LEGEND IS MORE ABOUT POLITICS THAN LAW ENFORCEMENT

    When President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr talk about sending more federal agents to U.S. cities to help stop violent...

    U.S., Donald Trump, Crime, News