FROM Shannon Pettypiece
Rampant crime at Walmart has local police fed up. Who’s to blame? Walmart stores around the country have become magnets for crime. From Oklahoma to Indiana to Texas, the discount retailer is plagued by more than shoplifting. There have also been fights, stabbings, and kidnappings. An entire meth lab was discovered under a Walmart parking lot in Amherst, New York. Now local police departments are feeling the strain , and they’re putting the blame on Walmart executives.
New York Officials Retrace Steps of Doctor with Ebola Nina Pham, the first nurse to contract Ebola after treating a patient in Texas, was declared cured today and released from the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. Meantime, a doctor who just returned from Guinea where he treated Ebola patients is the first person reported with the disease in New York City. Shannon Pettypiece is a healthcare reporter for Bloomberg News.
What does the Paris terrorist attack mean for Europe? There was another terrorist attack in Paris Thursday. A police officer was killed, two other officers were wounded, and the shooter was killed. Officials are calling the attack terrorism. There have been more than a half dozen terrorist attacks in France over the past two years.
What's at stake if Hollywood writers strike? Writers in Hollywood just finished voting yay or nay to go on strike. The vote is expected to be in favor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll walk off the job. We get the details and look at the effects of the last strike.
Neutra landmark, Thom Mayne's home, I.M. Pei turns 100 Pioneering architect Richard Neutra's Silver Lake home has been added to the list of national historic landmarks, with an assist from Rep. Adam Schiff. Thom Mayne's new house in Cheviot Hills replaces the former home of writer Ray Bradbury, and the neighbors like it! Paul Revere Williams posthumously gets AIA's top prize, and I.M. Pei turns 100.
San Francisco, Santa Clara challenge Trump's sanctuary policies San Francisco and Santa Clara have filed suit to block President Trump’s executive order to withdraw federal funding from cities that don’t cooperate with federal immigration officials. A hearing is set for Friday.