Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Why so many still adore Trump

Instead of attending the pro-forma White House Correspondents’ Association dinner as every president has done in the last four decades, President Donald Trump beats up on the press before a wildly enthusiastic and cheering crowd in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The crowd predictably takes the cue and jeers at reporters busily hammering away on their laptops at Read More…

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Police chief defends officers after black woman’s complaints

SANTA MONICA — Santa Monica’s police chief, a black woman, is defending her officers and a 911 caller after a black executive said she was detained as a burglary suspect in her own apartment because of her race. Fay Wells wrote in an article published by the Washington Post that she locked herself out of Read More…

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Video shows Ferguson shooting suspect with gun

FERGUSON, Missouri — Crowds scatter and duck for cover around him. But a man in a white T-shirt sprints forward, waving a gun in his hand. Investigators say that image, captured in a surveillance video released by the St. Louis County Police on Tuesday, shows the chaotic scene that erupted here after a shooting early Read More…