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By Alison Thoet
Roof was found guilty on all 33 counts for fatally shooting nine members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston on June 17, 2015.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, in Charleston, S.C., a jury heard opening statements in the trial of Dylann Roof, the white supremacist charged with murdering nine black churchgoers in June 2015. The defense conceded his guilt and focused on preventing…
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako
Dylann Roof planned the killing of black worshippers in Charleston, South Carolina, months in advance, federal prosecutors told a jury in opening statements Wednesday.
In our news wrap Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reported that there is word of a dispute at the FBI over claims of corruption at the Clinton Foundation, stemming from secret recordings of a suspect, that some believe show financial…
By Mary Jo Brooks
Poets Marjory Wentworth and Marcus Amaker found that poetry helped them cope in the aftermath of the shooting at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church one year ago.
Since its first performance in 1935, “Porgy and Bess” has earned acclaim as one of American history’s best pieces of musical theater. But over time, many have come to view the opera’s black characters as stereotypes. Now, a new production…
By Joshua Barajas
Federal prosecutors announced they will seek the death penalty in the case against Dylann Roof, the 20-year-old accused of killing nine worshippers at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina last year.
By Larisa Epatko
Steffi Green’s toy room is more crowded – and organized – than most. Clear tubs brimming with colorful toys stacked to the ceiling are labeled “stuffed animals,” “Nerf toys” and “crafts.” She’s collecting gifts, with contributions from her community, for…
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is at risk of being excluded from the next Democratic presidential debate based on criteria released Friday by NBC News.
In our news wrap Friday, Dylann Roof entered a temporary not guilty plea to federal hate crime charges in connection to the killing of nine worshippers at a church in Charleston last month. Also, the wing fragment discovered on an…
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