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African Americans 'disproportionately affected' by coronavirus

Obesity, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, all more prevalent in African American communities, are risk factors for coronavirus outcomes.

Doctor arrested for attacking teen girls, apparently for not social distancing

The suspect "without consent ... applied pressure to victim's throat and impeded her breathing," according to a police report.

Jails are releasing inmates amid coronavirus. N.Y. took a step to lock more people up.

New York rolled back restrictions on cash bail, which could lead to more people being jailed as they await trial.

Muslim woman says police forced her to remove her hijab

Wearing religious head coverings is a First Amendment right, the woman's attorney said. "We don't lose those rights because we have interactions with law enforcement."

Library workers fight for safer working conditions amid coronavirus pandemic

Over the last month, the #closethelibraries campaign has called to close library buildings not only to the public but also to library staff.