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Colorado finds Denver suburb has record of discriminatory policing

Sep 15 2021

Colorado's Attorney General found the police department in the Denver suburb of Aurora has routinely violated state and federal law by engaging in racially biased policing and the use of excessive force, a report released on Wednesday showed.

Court rules for Florida governor, reinstates ban on mask mandates in state's schools

Sep 10 2021

A Florida appeals court ruled in favor of Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday, effectively reinstating his ban on mask mandates in the state's public schools.

Los Angeles expected to pass COVID-19 vaccine mandate for school students

Sep 09 2021

The Los Angeles Board of Education was to vote on Thursday on a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for all children age 12 and older in the second-largest school district in the United States.

Los Angeles expected to pass COVID-19 vaccine mandate for school students

Sep 09 2021

Sept 9 The Los Angeles Board of Education was to vote on Thursday on a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for all children over 12 in the nation's second-largest school district.

Statue of Confederate commander Robert E. Lee removed in Virginia capital

Sep 08 2021

(Reuters) -A statue of Confederate commander Robert E. Lee was removed from its base in Richmond, Virginia's capital, early on Wednesday after a yearlong legal battle over a monument that has been the focus of protests over racial injustice. | Video

South Carolina Supreme Court strikes down city's school mask mandate

Sep 02 2021

South Carolina's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a school mask mandate in the state's capital city in the midst of its largest surge in COVID-19 cases since last winter.

New York prosecutors charge pair with selling fake COVID-19 vaccine cards

Aug 31 2021

(Reuters) -Two women have been charged with selling forged COVID-19 vaccination cards through an Instagram account and to enter the names of customers into New York state's immunization database, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Pennsylvania governor issues mask mandate for schools, child care facilities

Aug 31 2021

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday issued a mask mandate for all K-12 school and child care facilities to protect against the spread of COVID-19, three weeks after the Democrat said he would leave the decision to individual districts.

Manhattan prosecutor charges pair in scheme to sell fake vaccine cards

Aug 31 2021

Two women have been charged in an alleged scheme to sell forged COVID-19 vaccination cards through an Instagram account and to enter the names of customers into New York state's immunization database, the Manhattan district attorney said on Tuesday.

Ida carves path of destruction across Louisiana, leaves low-lying towns stranded

Aug 30 2021

NEW ORLEANS Ida, one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to hit the U.S. Gulf Coast, knocked out power to over 1 million homes in Louisiana on Monday and prompted rescue operations in flooded communities around New Orleans as the weakening storm churned northward. | Video

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