Leila Fadel

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Protesters Call For Police To Be Defunded. But What Does That Mean?

Monday, June 22, 2020

Protesters nationwide are demanding police reform. Calls to defund the police mean different things to different people, and there's no clear answer to what that might look like in reality.


A Former Minneapolis Police Officer's Case Shows An Example Of Selective Justice

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Prosecutors say they can hold the officers involved in the George Floyd killing accountable, but many point to the old case of Mohamed Noor as proof that race can play a role in who gets justice.


Judge Sets A Bail For Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin

Monday, June 08, 2020

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has appeared in court Monday. He faces charges that include second-degree murder in the death of George Floyd.


In A Place Of Tragedy People Resist And Find Solace

Sunday, June 07, 2020

The place where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, is now transformed, at least temporarily, into a daily rememberance. People gather to heal, to protest and to be together.


New Charges Filed Against Ex-Minneapolis Officers In George Floyd's Death

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Derek Chauvin faces a charge of second-degree murder in addition to earlier charges, and 3 others face charges of aiding and abetting murder. And there's a private memorial for Floyd in Minneapolis.


Armed Neighborhood Groups Form In The Absence Of Police Protection

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

As break-ins and fires raged in the first days of protests over the killing of George Floyd, Minneapolis seemed to descend into a security vacuum. So volunteers stepped in to try to fill the void.


Neighbors In Minneapolis Unite To Protect Small Businesses During Unrest

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Minneapolis neighborhood groups started taking up arms to defend their businesses when police all but disappeared from streets amid fiery protests last week.


Minnesota Attorney General Will Lead Prosecution In George Floyd's Death

Monday, June 01, 2020

Protesters are demanding that all four fired police officers involved in George Floyd's death be arrested. So far, Derek Chauvin is the only officer charged in Floyd's murder.


Restaurant Owner Whose Business Burned Calls For Justice For George Floyd

Monday, June 01, 2020

Somali immigrant Safia Munye opened the Minneapolis restaurant Mama Safia's Kitchen with her retirement savings. It was destroyed. "This can be replaced. George's life cannot," she says.


Minneapolis Family Hopes For Justice Despite Losing Business To George Floyd Protests

Sunday, May 31, 2020

After days of protests, a family returns to their restaurant to find it burned and badly damaged. They sympathize with protesters but mourn the loss of a cherished business.


Unrest Erupts Across The U.S. Following George Floyd's Death

Saturday, May 30, 2020

In a statement today, Attorney General William Barr said many of the protests taking place in the wake of George Floyd's death "are being hijacked by violent radical elements."


Ex-Police Officer Who Knelt On George Floyd's Neck Is Arrested And Faces Charges

Friday, May 29, 2020

The former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was filmed pinning George Floyd to the ground with his knee, has been taken into custody and charged with third-degree murder.


Many Essential Employees Still Rely On Buses For Daily Commute

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The demand for public transportation has dropped dramatically since the pandemic began. But many essential workers in Los Angeles never stopped taking the bus to and from work every day.


Public Health Experts Say Many States Are Opening Too Soon To Do So Safely

Saturday, May 09, 2020

By Monday, at least 31 states will be open or partially open, often in opposition to guidelines from scientists. President Trump has been pushing for the country to get back to work.


As Hospitals Lose Revenue, More Than A Million Health Care Workers Lose Jobs

Friday, May 08, 2020

Faced with lost revenue from canceled elective procedures, hospitals laid off 1.4 million health care workers in April, including nearly 135,000 from hospitals.


Ramadan, A Month About Community For Many Muslims, Goes Virtual

Thursday, April 23, 2020

From drive-through iftars, to card exchanges, Muslims adapt traditions to try to find a sense of community while staying apart.


Ramadan, A Holiday Of Nightly Togetherness, Falls Under A Time Of Staying Apart

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

For Muslims, Ramadan is about gathering each evening to break the day's fast and come together as a community. But the coronavirus is forcing people to rethink connection while staying apart.


Around The Country: How States Are Planning To Reopen

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

States are all grappling with the coronavirus outbreak. However, some of them are already talking about lifting strict quarantine measures. Each state is taking a different approach.


Doctors Bring Coronavirus Testing To Underserved Communities

Friday, April 17, 2020

Three doctors — all women, all black, from cities that have been hit hard by COVID-19 — bring telehealth services and testing to marginalized communities.


'It's Like Walking Into Chernobyl,' One Doctor Says Of Her Emergency Room

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Some health care workers say they're exhausted and burning out from the stress of treating a stream of critically ill patients in an increasingly overstretched health care system.