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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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New Initiative By Health Insurers Aims To Help Vaccinate 2 Million Vulnerable Seniors

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Officials said Wednesday that a coalition of health insurance providers will team up as part of a new "Vaccine Community Connectors" pilot program.

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From 'Jolene' To Vaccine: Dolly Parton Gets COVID-19 Shot She Helped Fund

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

The country music icon, who is 75, shares a video of herself getting vaccinated in which she riffs off her hit song "Jolene" and urges those eligible to get their shots, too.

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Yard-Sale Bowl Revealed To Be Rare Chinese Artifact Worth Up To $500,000

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

A Connecticut man bought the small porcelain bowl for $35, then asked Sotheby's experts to appraise it. They say it's a rare 15th-century Ming dynasty piece worth between $300,000 and $500,000.

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Prosecutors: Proud Boys Gave Leader 'War Powers,' Planned Ahead For Capitol Riot

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

A federal court filing details how Ethan Nordean allegedly recruited members and raised money ahead of the Jan. 6 attack, which prosecutors say he helped coordinate and lead.

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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Rollout Begins In U.S. As COVID-19 Cases Tick Up

Monday, March 01, 2021

Johnson & Johnson has started shipping its first vaccine doses across the U.S., adding a third vaccine to the country's arsenal as public health officials warn of an uptick in cases.

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'A Very Concerning Shift': CDC Head Warns Of Recent Uptick In COVID-19 Cases

Friday, February 26, 2021

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said at a Friday briefing that infectious new variants may be threatening to derail the country's recent progress.

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Nigerian Authorities Searching For 317 Schoolgirls Kidnapped By 'Armed Bandits'

Friday, February 26, 2021

Police in the northwestern state of Zamfara said efforts are underway to trace the kidnappers and rescue the abducted students, who may have been moved to neighboring forests.

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