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Texas Roadhouse Founder Kent Taylor Dies After Struggle With 'Post-COVID' Symptoms

Monday, March 22, 2021

Taylor, who gave up his salary last year to support front-line restaurant workers, is being remembered as a "people-first leader." He died by suicide last week at age 65.

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Supreme Court To Hear Appeal Of Boston Marathon Bomber's Vacated Death Sentences

Monday, March 22, 2021

An appeals court ruled last summer that the original trial judge did not secure an impartial jury for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The U.S. has asked the Supreme Court to review the decision.

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What We Know About The Victims Of The Atlanta-Area Shootings

Thursday, March 18, 2021

A mother of two, an Army infantry veteran and a massage therapist are among the named victims of the shooting attacks that killed eight people, mostly women of Asian descent.

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Disneyland Theme Parks Will Reopen To California Residents In April

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Disneyland Park and Disneyland California Adventure Park will reopen on April 30. Reservations will be required and limited to state residents only.

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In Landmark Ruling, Court Says Japan's Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Is Unconstitutional

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Advocates hope the decision will set a precedent for marriage equality lawsuits now pending across the country, and help pave the way for same-sex marriage in Japan — the only G-7 nation without it.

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Venture Aims To 'Resurrect And Reimagine' Anti-Slavery Newspaper For The 21st Century

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

The Boston Globe and Boston University Center for Antiracist Research are launching The Emancipator, a news platform named after a 19th century abolitionist newspaper and dedicated to racial justice.

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London Police Under Fire For Treatment Of Women At Sarah Everard Vigil

Monday, March 15, 2021

Everard's death — allegedly at the hands of a police officer — has sparked a national reckoning over violence against women. Officials are calling for investigations into police response to the vigil.

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A Year After Breonna Taylor's Killing, Family Says There's 'No Accountability'

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Taylor was shot and killed in her apartment by Louisville police last March. "I can't believe it's a year later and we're still just asking people to do the right thing," her mother said recently.

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Minneapolis Reaches $27 Million Settlement With Family Of George Floyd

Friday, March 12, 2021

Minneapolis will pay a record sum to the family of George Floyd, who sued the city and police officers over his May 2020 death in police custody.

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'She Was Walking Home': Sarah Everard Case Sparks Grief And Anger Across U.K.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Sarah Everard, 33, was last seen walking home alone from a friend's house last week. Police say they have found her remains and arrested a Metropolitan Police officer on suspicion of murder.

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Probe Reopened In Death Of Kendrick Johnson, Georgia Teen Found In Rolled-Up Gym Mat

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has reopened an investigation into the 2013 death of Black teenager Kendrick Johnson. His family has long challenged the state's initial finding of no foul play.

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Hawaii Flooding Prompts Emergency Declaration, Evacuations And Fears Of Dam Failure

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Damage from heavy flooding has prompted Hawaii's governor to declare a state of emergency. On hard-hit Maui, floods damaged homes and overtopped a historical dam, forcing residents to evacuate.

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Daniel Prude's Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Rochester Police Officers

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

Attorneys representing Nathaniel McFarland, one of Prude's five children and the administrator of his estate, also allege civil rights violations and gross negligence in the lawsuit filed Monday.

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Climate Activist Spends 589 Days And Counting Picking Up Litter In Calif. Park

Monday, March 08, 2021

Edgar McGregor, 20, says he has been cleaning up trash in Eaton Canyon every day for more than a year and a half. He declared it finally free of municipal waste on Friday, but says his work continues.

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CDC Says It's Safe For Vaccinated People To Do These Activities

Monday, March 08, 2021

New guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can gather indoors in some circumstances but should keep wearing masks in public.

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Biden Praises Senate Passage Of 'Desperately Needed' COVID-19 Relief Bill

Saturday, March 06, 2021

In remarks after a divided Senate approved his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, Biden credited dogged lawmakers and widespread public support with getting it across the finish line.

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In First Test Drive On Mars, Perseverance Rover Makes A Short But Significant Trip

Saturday, March 06, 2021

The NASA rover traversed some 21 feet of terrain this week, in its first test drive since landing on the red planet. It also captured photos of its touchdown site and the wheel tracks it left behind.

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As States Ease Restrictions, Study Says On-Premises Dining Linked To COVID-19 Spread

Friday, March 05, 2021

A study published Friday in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found that cases and deaths decreased after states enacted mask mandates and increased after they reopened on-premises dining.

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California Program Giving $500 No-Strings-Attached Stipends Pays Off, Study Finds

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Independent researchers found that the first year of a universal basic income experiment in Stockton, Calif., measurably improved recipients' job prospects, financial stability and overall well-being.

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'Embarrassed' Cuomo Apologizes But Won't Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apologized for making people feel uncomfortable, but said he would not resign and urged people to wait for the attorney general's investigation before forming opinions.

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