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By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The announcement came days after leaders of two congressional committees said they were starting a joint investigation into a crisis that left most homes and businesses in Jackson without running water for several days.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Matthew Daly, Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson handed J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao a victory on Friday when he ruled that the complex formulas for calculating their sentences will be based on involuntary manslaughter, rather than murder, as a starting point.
By Amy Forliti, Associated Press
A new statue unveiled Wednesday in the U.S. Capitol marks a historic first. Civil rights pioneer Mary McLeod Bethune is the first Black American to represent a state in Statuary Hall. Florida lawmakers voted to remove a statue representing a…
A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Derek Chauvin to 21 years in prison for violating George Floyd's civil rights, telling the former Minneapolis police officer that what he did was "simply wrong" and "offensive."…
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
June marks 40 years since the brutal death of Vincent Chin. The 27-year-old was beaten to death with a baseball bat by two men, who were fined $3,000 and received no jail time. His death sparked calls for justice and…
By Associated Press
The family of a Black man who a white Ohio police officer fatally shot without warning on New Year's Day has sued the officer and the city of Canton in federal court.
By Don Thompson, Janie Har, Associated Press
California’s governor has unveiled a plan to create mental health courts that would mandate services to more homeless people with severe behavioral and addiction disorders.
By Amy Forliti, Steve Karnowski, Tammy Webber, Associated Press
Jurors at the federal trial of three fired Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights went home Wednesday without reaching a verdict.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a Colorado web designer who says her religious beliefs prevent her from offering wedding website designs to gay couples.
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