News Clips | April 21, 2021

Police killings are a mental health crisis for Black people. They deserve real solutions.

When a police officer shot Daunte Wright to death in a Minneapolis suburb last week, the tragedy plunged many Black Americans into a familiar state of grief and rage.

Hope replaces anger: Utah leaders, advocates celebrate verdict in George Floyd’s death

The chants and signs were the same, but a sense of renewed hope appeared to replace anger at a protest Tuesday evening in Salt Lake City soon after a jury convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of murder in the death of George Floyd.

Nuclear fallout is showing up in U.S. honey, decades after bomb tests

Fallout from nuclear bomb tests in the 1950s and ’60s is showing up in U.S. honey, according to a new study. Although the levels of radioactivity aren’t dangerous, they may have been much higher in the 1970s and ’80s, researchers say.

Almost 800,000 Utahns are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Eight more Utahns have died, and 53 Davis County residents received saline instead of a vaccine on Saturday.

Utah’s post-COVID care clinics

Hundreds of thousands of people in our state have contracted and recovered from COVID-19, but there is a small group of Utahns who have continued to suffer from lingering symptoms after recovery. They are known as “COVID-19 long haulers.”