A Minnesota judge has dismissed a third-degree murder charge filed against the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck, but the more serious second-degree murder charge remains.
By Courtney Vinopal
Should Barrett replace late liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her vote will cement a 6-3 conservative majority on the high court. Here’s what experts say Barrett’s record on abortion tells us and what the fight over reproductive rights looks like…
One of the most criticized policies of the Trump administration has been its decision to separate members of families illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in 2018. A federal judge put a stop to the practice and ordered the government to…
By John Yang, Gretchen Frazee
The U.S. has more than 72 million millennials, adults who were born between the early 1980s and the mid-1990s. This year, millennials surpassed baby boomers as the largest generation of adults. And while they have in the past been less…
By Gary Painter, The Conversation
Whether or not someone is eventually convicted, an arrest alone is enough to significantly impair a Black man's job and earning prospects.
By Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press
Environmental groups asked a federal court Wednesday to throw out the Trump administration's assessment of oil and gas activity’s likely effects on endangered species in the Gulf of Mexico, saying it dismisses the chance of another disastrous blowout like the…
By Farnoush Amiri, Report for America, Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
The coronavirus outbreak and the Trump administration's response to the pandemic have been a dominating theme in this year's presidential race. That has overshadowed debate over how to handle the nation's drug overdose crisis, which has contributed to the deaths…
By Ronald Blum, Associated Press
A crowd of 11,388 attended the World Series opener between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays, the lowest count in a Fall Classic since Game 6 in 1909.
By Michael Balsamo, Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
Justice Department officials tell The Associated Press that Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion.
By Associated Press
As Trump, Pompeo and other officials have ramped up criticism of China for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, the administration has also steadily increased pressure on Beijing's interests in the United States.
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