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The Blake shooting galvanized Black Lives Matter movement put a spotlight on inequitable policing and became a fault line in politics(AP)

No charges against Wisconsin officer who shot Jacob Blake

By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Kenosha
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 12:27 PM IST
The shooting of Jacob Blake, captured on bystander video, turned the nation’s spotlight on Wisconsin during a summer marked by protests over police brutality and racism. More than 250 people were arrested during protests in the days that followed.
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A nurse prepares a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as the Wayne County Health Department administers COVID-19 vaccines for anyone 80 years of age or older at a drive-thru site on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, in Wayne, W.Va. (Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch via AP)
A nurse prepares a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as the Wayne County Health Department administers COVID-19 vaccines for anyone 80 years of age or older at a drive-thru site on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, in Wayne, W.Va. (Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch via AP)

Wisconsin hospital worker arrested for spoiled vaccine doses

By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral | Madison, Wisconsin
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 06:29 AM IST
The employee is suspected of ‘deliberately’ ruining hundreds of doses of coronavirus vaccine by removing them from refrigeration for two nights.
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A woman walks in the snow while shopping on Brookside in Tulsa, Okla.(AP)
A woman walks in the snow while shopping on Brookside in Tulsa, Okla.(AP)

Heavy snow expected in Texas; storm could spawn tornadoes

By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni | Austin
PUBLISHED ON DEC 31, 2020 04:46 AM IST
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday placed several state agencies on standby ahead of the storm. Meanwhile, another storm system dropped heavy snow across the Upper Midwest and led to winter storm warnings for parts of Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Illinois.
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In this image provided by CBSNews/60 MINUTES, President Donald Trump speaks during an interview conducted by Lesley Stahl in the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (CBSNews/60 MINUTES via AP, File)
In this image provided by CBSNews/60 MINUTES, President Donald Trump speaks during an interview conducted by Lesley Stahl in the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (CBSNews/60 MINUTES via AP, File)

Trump campaign asks US Supreme Court to take Wisconsin case

By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral | Madison, Wisconsin
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 06:15 AM IST
The Wisconsin Supreme Court had earlier rejected the lawsuit against election results in the state, where Donald Trump lost to Democrat Joe Biden by about 21,000 votes.
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Abrahamson, who also served as chief justice for a record 19 years, died Saturday after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, her son Dan Abrahamson told The Associated Press on Sunday.(Screengrab)
Abrahamson, who also served as chief justice for a record 19 years, died Saturday after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, her son Dan Abrahamson told The Associated Press on Sunday.(Screengrab)

Longtime Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Abrahamson dies

By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Madison
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 02:55 AM IST
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said in a statement that Abrahamson had a “larger-than-life impact” on the state’s legal profession and her legacy is defined “not just by being a first, but her life’s work of ensuring she would not be the last, paving and lighting the way for the many women and others who would come after her.”
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US President Donald Trump participates in a medal ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, US.(Reuters)
US President Donald Trump participates in a medal ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, US.(Reuters)

Trump campaign files election lawsuit in Georgia, suffers more legal defeats

By Reuters| Posted by Mallika Soni | Georgia
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2020 02:38 PM IST
The Trump campaign said in a statement its new lawsuit would include sworn statements from Georgia residents alleging fraud.
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Earlier Monday, Arizona officials certified Biden’s narrow victory in that state.(Reuters Photo)
Earlier Monday, Arizona officials certified Biden’s narrow victory in that state.(Reuters Photo)

Wisconsin confirms Joe Biden as winner following recount

By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Madison
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 06:46 AM IST
Confirmation of the results by the Democratic chairwoman of the Wisconsin Elections Commission started a five-day window for Trump to file a lawsuit. Trump on Saturday promised to file a lawsuit either on Monday or Tuesday, a longshot attempt to overturn the results by disqualifying as many as 238,000 ballots.
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US President Donald Trump during a brief appearance in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, US on November 24, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)
US President Donald Trump during a brief appearance in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, US on November 24, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)

Donald Trump says 2020 election was probably least secure ever

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sakar | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 08:15 AM IST
Earlier in his first post-election result interview, Trump told Fox News the entire world is watching over what is happening in the US. “I have to start by saying the whole world is watching, and nobody can believe what they’re seeing.”
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Election workers verify ballots as recount observers watch during a hand recount of presidential votes at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.(AP)
Election workers verify ballots as recount observers watch during a hand recount of presidential votes at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.(AP)

Wisconsin counties finish recounts, Biden’s lead reconfirmed

By Reuters | Posted by Mallika Soni | Milwaukee
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Dane County finished its recount on Sunday, according to the county clerk, a few days after Milwaukee County. Each recount produced little change in the final breakdown of the more than 800,000 ballots cast in the state.
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Twitter flagged Trump’s tweet about “many illegal votes” for making a disputed claim about election fraud.(Bloomberg)
Twitter flagged Trump’s tweet about “many illegal votes” for making a disputed claim about election fraud.(Bloomberg)

Donald Trump vows to press on in Wisconsin despite recount setback

By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 06:35 AM IST
“The Wisconsin recount is not about finding mistakes in the count, it is about finding people who have voted illegally, and that case will be brought after the recount is over, on Monday or Tuesday,” tweeted Trump on Saturday.
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President-elect Joe Biden won Wisconsin by more than 20,000 votes. But Trump and his supporters have alleged, without evidence, that the vote was rigged.(Reuters file photo)
President-elect Joe Biden won Wisconsin by more than 20,000 votes. But Trump and his supporters have alleged, without evidence, that the vote was rigged.(Reuters file photo)

Wisconsin AG calls attempt to overturn election ‘undemocratic’

By Bloomberg| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 02:40 PM IST
“The people of Wisconsin have been entrusted to select our state’s presidential electors, and they made their decision on November 3, 2020,” Attorney General Joshua Kaul said in court filing Friday. “In a representative democracy like ours, that choice must be respected.”
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The nation is averaging 172,000 new virus cases per day, nearly doubling since the end of October.(AP)
The nation is averaging 172,000 new virus cases per day, nearly doubling since the end of October.(AP)

Thanksgiving could make or break US coronavirus response

By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Pennsylvania
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 08:18 PM IST
As governors and mayors grapple with an out-of-control pandemic, they are ratcheting up mask mandates and imposing restrictions on small indoor gatherings, which have been blamed for accelerating the spread of the coronavirus.
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A file photo of US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, DC.(AFP)
A file photo of US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, DC.(AFP)

Trump relents finally, tells officials to cooperate with Biden transition team

By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 10:29 AM IST
The president insisted he was not giving up. “Our case STRONGLY continues, we will keep up the good fight, and I believe we will prevail!” he wrote in a tweet.
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FBI officials and police stand outside the Mayfair Mall after a shooting.(AP)
FBI officials and police stand outside the Mayfair Mall after a shooting.(AP)

8 injured in US mall shooting: Police

By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Wuawatosa
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 06:01 AM IST
Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis McBride said in an afternoon statement that a suspect remained at large after the shooting at Mayfair Mall, where witnesses told WISN-TV that they had heard what they believed to be eight to 12 gunshots.
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Election officials from around Dane County bring ballots in, Thursday, Nov., 19, 2020 to the Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis. for the recount that begins Friday.(AP File Photo)
Election officials from around Dane County bring ballots in, Thursday, Nov., 19, 2020 to the Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis. for the recount that begins Friday.(AP File Photo)

US Elections 2020: In Wisconsin, long shot recount may just be prelude to court

By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Chicago
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 06:05 AM IST
Trump’s recount petition makes clear he plans to attack absentee ballots, used far more heavily by Joe Biden’s supporters, in the partial recount that covers just Milwaukee and Dane counties — Wisconsin’s biggest and most liberal.
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Late that night, police said Rittenhouse fatally shot Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26, and wounded Gaige Grosskreutz.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
Late that night, police said Rittenhouse fatally shot Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26, and wounded Gaige Grosskreutz.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)

Trial ordered for accused gun supplier in Kenosha killings

By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Kenosha
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 11:20 PM IST
Dominick Black, 19, was is charged in Kenosha County Circuit Court with two counts of intentionally providing a dangerous weapon to a minor, resulting in death.
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Trump paid for the recounts in Milwaukee and Dane counties overnight Tuesday and planned to submit the required paperwork to trigger the recount on Wednesday, the campaign said in a statement.(Reuters file photo)
Trump paid for the recounts in Milwaukee and Dane counties overnight Tuesday and planned to submit the required paperwork to trigger the recount on Wednesday, the campaign said in a statement.(Reuters file photo)

Trump campaign pays $3 million for recount of 2 Wisconsin counties

By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Madison
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 12:21 AM IST
In the two counties Trump chose for the recount, Democrat Joe Biden received 577,455 votes compared with 213,157 for Trump. Biden won statewide by 20,608 votes, based on canvassed results submitted by the counties.
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A woman prepares to take a test for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Staten Island, New York, US, November 10, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
A woman prepares to take a test for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Staten Island, New York, US, November 10, 2020.(Reuters Photo)

US surpasses 1 million Covid-19 cases in November

By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | New York
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 08:06 AM IST
The alarming wave of cases across the US looks bigger and is more widespread than the surges that happened in the spring, mainly in the Northeast, and then in the summer, primarily in the Sun Belt. But experts say there are also reasons to think the nation is better able to deal with the virus this time around.
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US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris greet guests during an election event in Wilmington, Delaware.(Bloomberg)
US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris greet guests during an election event in Wilmington, Delaware.(Bloomberg)

‘Don’t tell me it’s not possible in the United States,’ says Biden, Kamala Harris confident she won’t be last woman in office

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 09:17 AM IST
When my mother came to the US at the age of 19, she believed in an America where such a moment can come true, Kama Harris said in her first address as the Vice President-elect.
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The hard-fought presidential contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden now depends on the outcomes of a handful of states(AFP)
The hard-fought presidential contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden now depends on the outcomes of a handful of states(AFP)

US Election 2020: Where things stand in the remaining states

By Bloomberg | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 01:16 PM IST
Wisconsin is prepared for a recount and Pennsylvania is among several states subject to legal battles, and five others have yet to be called by at least some major networks
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“I will govern as an American president,” Biden said. ”There will be no red states and blue states when we win. Just the United States of America.”(REUTERS)
“I will govern as an American president,” Biden said. ”There will be no red states and blue states when we win. Just the United States of America.”(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: Joe Biden wins Michigan, Wisconsin, now on brink of White House

By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 11:09 AM IST
Biden, who has received more than 71 million votes, the most in history, was joined by his running mate Kamala Harris at an afternoon news conference and said he now expected to win the presidency, though he stopped short of outright declaring victory.
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Spot gold rose 0.2% to $1,906.74 per ounce by 0338 GMT.(Reuters)
Spot gold rose 0.2% to $1,906.74 per ounce by 0338 GMT.(Reuters)

Gold firms as Joe Biden edges closer to US election win

By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 12:02 PM IST
Biden said on Wednesday he was headed toward a victory after claiming key Midwestern states of Wisconsin and Michigan.
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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden accompanied by his wife Jill, raises a fist as he arrives to deliver early results remarks from the 2020 U.S. presidential election in Wilmington, Delaware, US on November 4, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden accompanied by his wife Jill, raises a fist as he arrives to deliver early results remarks from the 2020 U.S. presidential election in Wilmington, Delaware, US on November 4, 2020.(Reuters Photo)

US presidential elections 2020: Joe Biden wins Wisconsin, presidency still hangs in balance

By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Washington
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 01:31 AM IST
Donald Trump’s campaign requested a recount. Statewide recounts in Wisconsin have historically changed the vote tally by only a few hundred votes; Biden leads by 0.624 percentage point out of nearly 3.3 million ballots counted.
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US President Donald Trump and US first lady Melania Trump leave after speaking during a Make America Great Again rally in Raymond James Stadium's parking lot October 29 in Tampa, Florida.(AFP)
US President Donald Trump and US first lady Melania Trump leave after speaking during a Make America Great Again rally in Raymond James Stadium's parking lot October 29 in Tampa, Florida.(AFP)

US early voting breaks records amid Facebook’s warnings of post-poll unrest

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 11:49 PM IST
Trump and his Democratic challenger Biden will campaign in Wisconsin and Minnesota, both battleground states. Biden will also be in Iowa, which he is hoping to flip, while Trump will visit Michigan, which he won in 2016.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport in Janesville, Wisconsin.(AFP)
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport in Janesville, Wisconsin.(AFP)

Trump promises free Covid-19 treatment at Wisconsin rally

By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Wisconsin
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 10:20 AM IST
He said that he would make available the antibody treatment, that he received, free for all Americans
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A protest in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin against the February 2 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Alvin Cole at Mayfair Mall. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
A protest in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin against the February 2 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Alvin Cole at Mayfair Mall. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Alvin Cole killing: No reason to fire officer who fired fatal shot, says police chief

By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral | Milwaukee
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 10:00 AM IST
Last week, the Milwaukee County’s district attorney had announced Joseph Mensah would not be charged for the death of 17-year-old Alvin Cole on February 2 outside the Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa.
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US President Donald Trump walks without a mask and carries an umbrella while boarding Air Force One as he departs Washington for travel to Florida, his first campaign trip since being treated for the coronavirus disease at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump walks without a mask and carries an umbrella while boarding Air Force One as he departs Washington for travel to Florida, his first campaign trip since being treated for the coronavirus disease at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump ready for first rally after contracting coronavirus

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 03:22 AM IST
Trump, facing a stubborn deficit in national and battleground state polling, will be headlining a rally in Sanford, Florida — the first stop in a busy week that will include events in Pennsylvania, Iowa, North Carolina and Wisconsin.
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Personnel administer coronavirus disease (Covid-19) tests in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US.(Reuters)
Personnel administer coronavirus disease (Covid-19) tests in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US.(Reuters)

US Covid-19 cases hit two-month high, 10 states report record increases

By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 10:11 AM IST
Ten of the 50 states reported record one-day rises in cases on Friday, including the Midwestern states of Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri and Ohio. Wisconsin and Illinois recorded over 3,000 new cases for a second day in a row .
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Police in riot gear line up in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.(AP)
Police in riot gear line up in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.(AP)

28 arrested, tear gas used in Wisconsin protests

By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Wisconsin
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 06:14 AM IST
About 100 people gathered outside City Hall on Friday past Wauwatosa’s 7 p.m. curfew and refused multiple orders to disperse, according to police. Police said they used tear gas on the crowd, after bottles were thrown at officers.
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An undated family photo provided by Taleavia Cole shows her brother Alvin Cole, who was shot dead outside a mall in February, 2020 (Taleavia Cole via AP)
An undated family photo provided by Taleavia Cole shows her brother Alvin Cole, who was shot dead outside a mall in February, 2020 (Taleavia Cole via AP)

Alvin Cole killing: No charges for Wisconsin police officer

By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral | Madison, Wisconsin
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 11:52 AM IST
Joseph Mensah, who fatally shot the 17-year-old in February, won’t be charged because he had reasonable belief that deadly force was necessary, a prosecutor said.
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