The officer who used a chokehold on Eric Garner was fired. But the case is far from settled.

Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, speaks to a crowd shortly after NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill announced the termination of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo on August 19, 2019. | Bebeto Matthews/AP The ongoing fallout from the NYPD commissioner’s recent decision to fire Daniel Pantaleo, explained. It’s been a little over a week since Daniel Pantaleo, the former NYPD police officer who used a department-prohibited chokehold on Eric Garner, resulting in Garner’s death, was terminated from…

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Peloton, a bike company, claims it “sells happiness” and is “so much more than a bike”

Peloton Behind the easy-to-parody language, the new IPO candidate is a cultural touchstone and a real business. What type of company is Peloton not? The cycling company at the center of the latest indoor fitness craze thinks of itself as part of virtually every industry, if you believe its new filing for an initial public offering that it unveiled on Tuesday. It’s the latest example of a company stretching itself every which way in order…

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Meek Mill’s decade-long probation showed how broken America’s justice system is

Meek Mill speaks to supporters during a rally for criminal justice reform on August 27, 2019. | Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images The Philadelphia rapper had been caught in America’s probation system for years. On Tuesday, his case finally came to an end. In 2017, the imprisonment of Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill for minor probation violations served as a rallying cry for racial justice advocates and celebrities focused on the justice system’s treatment of African Americans. Nearly…

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KFC began offering meatless chicken at one store Tuesday. It sold out almost immediately.

Lines were around the block at KFC for the one-store launch of their Beyond plant-based meat alternative. | AP Images for Beyond Meat Customers in Atlanta swarmed KFC to get a taste of the new Beyond Fried Chicken. No chickens were harmed in the making of the new KFC nuggets and wings going on the menu in Atlanta. A single KFC franchise — near the SunTrust Park baseball stadium in Atlanta — on Tuesday began…

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