The initial response from the Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has been to downplay the incident as business as usual, raising more significant issues concerning border patrol efforts. A government that prides itself on freedom and equity defending the violent actions of horseback patrols speaks volumes.
The death toll from Haiti's latest earthquake was growing as photos and video from the destruction began showing the extent of the devastation, injuries and hopelessness inflicted on a nation already reeling from natural and political disasters.
Wyclef Jean reacted to the latest earthquake in his homeland of Haiti by pleading with his fans to help. Here's a list of charitable resources and local organizations accepting donations to help Haiti.
Ramon "Hushpuppi" Abbas, a Nigerian social media star who flaunted a luxurious lifestyle that the DOJ says was obtained through illicit means, has pleaded guilty to scamming and defrauding a businessman and others out of tens of millions of dollars.
Parts of Europe were in full panic mode as public health officials there reported what seemed to be the U.K. outbreak of a new mutant strain of Covid-19 that is described as being exponentially more contagious.
Weeks of demonstrations against police violence in Nigeria culminated in violence when army soldiers reportedly opened fire on protesters speaking out against the country's Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
It's been a different kind of social distancing as protesters across the globe have united separately to demand racial and social justice as Black people continue to be killed with apparent impunity.
The heightened tensions between Black and white South Africans could explode into an all-out race war in the new year if things keep up at the current pace.