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Democrats battle Republican-led voting curbs in Georgia

Jun 14 2021

MACON, Ga Democrats and their allies are mounting a major effort to educate Georgia voters on sweeping new voting restrictions passed by the state’s Republican-led legislature ahead of next year’s crucial U.S. Senate and congressional races.

Explainer: Big changes under Georgia’s new election law

Jun 14 2021

WASHINGTON Georgia Governor Brian Kemp this year signed into law sweeping voting restrictions sponsored by Republicans, with potentially big implications for how elections are administered in the battleground state in 2022, and the U.S. presidential contest of 2024.

After ceasefire, tensions over Mideast still boil on California campus

May 25 2021

Lea Toubian was deep into an online discussion with university administrators about the safety of Jewish students when news of a truce between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas was relayed to the group. It left her with some hope that tensions on campus would ease.

North Carolina prosecutor says police were justified in fatally shooting Andrew Brown

May 18 2021

(Reuters) -A North Carolina prosecutor will not bring criminal charges against sheriff's deputies for the fatal shooting of Andrew Brown, a Black man, outside his home last month, saying on Tuesday that the killing was justified because Brown endangered their lives by driving toward them. | Video

'She's a hero': Liz Cheney down but not out in Wyoming after crossing Trump

May 12 2021

LARAMIE, Wyo. (Reuters) -When lifelong Wyoming Republican Tage Benson and Democrat Chamois Andersen met for the first time at the Owl in the Attic antiques store in Laramie this past weekend, they quickly put their political differences aside. | Video

UPDATE 1-'She's a hero': Liz Cheney down but not out in Wyoming after crossing Trump

May 12 2021

LARAMIE, Wyo., May 12 When lifelong Wyoming Republican Tage Benson and Democrat Chamois Andersen met for the first time at the Owl in the Attic antiques store in Laramie this past weekend, they quickly put their political differences aside.

'She's a hero': Liz Cheney down but not out in Wyoming after crossing Trump

May 12 2021

LARAMIE, Wyo., May 12 When lifelong Wyoming Republican Tage Benson and Democrat Chamois Andersen met for the first time at the Owl in the Attic antiques store in Laramie this past weekend, they quickly put their political differences aside.

'It just feels right': COVID-weary New Yorkers take a stool at the bar for first time in over a year

May 04 2021

NEW YORK Matt Friedlander walked into the White Horse Tavern, grabbed a seat at the polished wooden bar and let out a sigh of relief as he ordered a Budweiser and a glass of bourbon: A major pandemic restriction on drinking in New York City was finally gone.

Lawyers say Black man killed by North Carolina police hit with 'kill shot' to back of head

Apr 27 2021

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. Lawyers for the family of a Black man gunned down by sheriff's deputies last week in North Carolina said a private autopsy showed he died from a "kill shot" to the back of his head, and the FBI on Tuesday opened a civil rights probe of the shooting. | Video

Police 'executed' Black man in North Carolina shooting, lawyers say

Apr 27 2021

(Reuters) -Attorneys for the family of Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man shot by sheriff's deputies in North Carolina during an attempted arrest last week, said body camera footage showed Brown had been "executed" and accused officials of withholding evidence. | Video

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