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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.

Death threats and the KKK: Inside a Black Alabaman's fight to remove a Confederate statue

May 28 2021

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Go maskless? Some Americans skeptical of new guidelines, others say it's high time

May 15 2021

WASHINGTON/LUBBOCK, Texas New U.S. guidance allowing people to go without masks in most places provided one more topic of disagreement among Americans who have found little common ground throughout the pandemic. | Video

'Rationals' vs. 'radicals': Anti-Trump Republicans threaten third party

May 11 2021

WASHINGTON Over 100 former Republican officials will sign a letter on Thursday declaring that if the Republican Party does not break with former President Donald Trump and change course, they will back the creation of a third party.

Family of Black man shot and killed by Delaware police sues the force

Apr 28 2021

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) -The sister of a Black man shot to death by Delaware police in January sued the officers on Wednesday, saying her brother's death was not justified and another example of unnecessary deadly force by white police against Black citizens. | Video

At Black-owned and activist bookstores, talk of the next chapter in U.S. civil rights

Apr 22 2021

WASHINGTON/OAKLAND The histories, poems and novels were all there, lining the shelves of some of the best known Black-owned and activist bookstores in the United States.

'The last responders:' U.S. mass shootings take toll on coroners' offices

Apr 20 2021

WASHINGTON After a gunman killed eight workers and himself at an Indianapolis FedEx center last week - the city's third mass shooting this year - the chief deputy coroner spoke of the toll the deaths had taken on her coworkers.

Taser vs. gun mix-ups draw fresh scrutiny in wake of Minnesota killing

Apr 14 2021

The company that manufactures Tasers says it has implemented design features and training recommendations to reduce the chances that law enforcement officers would confuse the electroshock weapon for a handgun when using force.

Taser vs. gun mix-ups draw fresh scrutiny in wake of Minnesota killing

Apr 13 2021

(Reuters) -The company that manufactures Tasers says it has implemented design features and training recommendations to reduce the chances that law enforcement officers would confuse the electroshock weapon for a handgun when using force.

Taser vs. gun mix-up raises concerns about training, design after Minnesota shooting

Apr 13 2021

April 13 The company that manufactures Tasers says it has implemented design features and training recommendations to reduce the chances that law enforcement officers would confuse the electroshock weapon for a handgun when using force.

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