Category: Politics

COVID-19 changing the conversation about reusable bags

The COVID-19 virus is changing the conversation about reusable bags. Such bags now aren’t allowed in many stores, which only allowing paper bags or plastic bags like these. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News LOGAN — Plastic bags have become the target of environmental activists in recent years in an...

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown calls video of protester being shoved “horrific”

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown rolled out new policies for his city’s police department after two officers were recorded shoving a 75-year-old man. Martin Gugino fell back on the concrete, slammed his head and began bleeding as officers walked past. Jeff Glor sits down with Brown to talk about the...

Trump delays Tulsa rally after criticism over Juneteenth date

President Trump said he would switch the date of his Tulsa, Oklahoma, rally after being criticized for scheduling it on Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. In the meantime, he is expected to give a commencement address at West Point Saturday, where more than...

Eye Opener: Nearly half of U.S. states see coronavirus cases rise

Nearly half the country has seen an alarming increase in coronavirus cases, as states push ahead with reopening. Also, President Trump postponed a campaign rally in Tulsa that was originally set for Juneteenth. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Link...