National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell admitted the league was “wrong” for failing to listen to players who protested social injustice. Goodell said he wants players to continue to speak out through protesting, supported the Black Lives Matter movement, and offered his participation.
Thirty million medical face masks have been transported from Vietnam to North America, where oronavirus continues to rampage. Industry insiders say the U.S. needs three billion face masks and is eyeing Vietnam as a supplier.
“We committed to dismantling policing as we know it in the city of Minneapolis and to rebuild with our community a new model of public safety that actually keeps our community safe,” Council President Lisa Bender said.
The retail chain, second only to Walmart Inc. in terms of U.S. sales, said it would increase its starting hourly wages by $1 to $14 or $14.50 an hour.
The pledge is the most ambitious yet of the global actions to combat plastic pollution that are taking place in 60 nations around the world.
Hawaii has become the first American state to adhere to the Paris climate agreement, just days after President Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal from the international pact.