The world lost a music icon on Thursday with the news that legendary singer Prince died. The 57-year-old was found unresponsive at his studios in Minnesota. Grieving fans around the world visited makeshift memorials and city officials draped buildings in purple light.
A former NYPD officer received probation after being convicted for the 2014 manslaughter of Akai Gurley. The case is dividing Asian Americans in many ways — but is also opening up new channels for dialogue.
Usually a parade of global figures lining up at the UN to sign a document is pretty much just for show — a lot of words and gestures for questionable real-world impact. But this signing ceremony for the new Paris climate agreement could be something different.