Thursday, 2 April 2020 A Detroit-area woman is having a tough time getting through to anyone to apply for unemployment benefits. More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. (April 2)
With a glitching system and calls that are never answered getting in the way for those trying to file for unemployment in Illinois, one woman said she has been stuck waiting not for days, but for weeks. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
The Boston City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that will ban face tracking. This includes the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city officials and police. Detroit police arrested and interrogated a man after facial recognition incorrectly identified him. Local bans on facial recognition, like this Boston ordinance, will undercut big tech efforts. It will stop facial recognition acceptance and reform at the federal level.
Protesters defied curfews and threats of military force on Wednesday in nationwide protests across police brutality, while President Donald Trump touted the use of the National Guard to tamp down unrest. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
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