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Nearly Half Of States Will Make All Adults COVID-19 Vaccine Eligible By April 15

Friday, March 26, 2021

Officials said Friday that 46 states and Washington, D.C., have announced plans to expand eligibility to all adults by President Biden's May 1 deadline, with many set to do so in the coming weeks.

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Jacob Blake Files Excessive Force Lawsuit Against Kenosha Police Officer Who Shot Him

Friday, March 26, 2021

Attorneys for Jacob Blake have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Kenosha Police Officer Rusten Sheskey over the August shooting, which left Blake paralyzed and sparked days of unrest.

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New U.K. Currency Honors Alan Turing, Pioneering Computer Scientist And Code-Breaker

Thursday, March 25, 2021

The Bank of England unveiled the new £50 note on Thursday, nearly two years after saying it would honor the pioneering mathematician who died an outcast because of his homosexuality.

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Stunning New Image Of Black Hole Reveals Surrounding Magnetic Fields

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The Event Horizon Telescope project, which produced the world's first image of a black hole in 2019 in the M87 galaxy, unveiled a new view of its magnetic fields as captured by polarized light.

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First Dogs Return To White House After Major Biden Causes Minor Injury

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Champ and Major Biden are back in Washington, D.C., after spending some time in Delaware, where Major underwent remedial training after causing a "minor injury" at the White House earlier this month.

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Here's What We Know About The Victims Of The Boulder Shooting

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Ten people died in the shooting at a Colorado grocery store on Monday. They ranged in age from 20 to 65. Here are their stories, as we learn them.

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In Likely First, Chicago Suburb Of Evanston Approves Reparations For Black Residents

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

The new program, which aims to address harms suffered by Black residents due to the city's past discriminatory housing policies, is part of a larger reparations fund established in 2019.

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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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