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Week In Review

City where Daunte Wright shot to vote on policing changes

May 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A makeshift memorial is seen Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn., near the site of the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright by a police officer during a traffic stop. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) By Amy Forliti ASSOCIATED PRESS  MINNEAPOLIS — Leaders in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte…

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EXPLAINER: The Supreme Court takes a major abortion case

May 21, 2021

By JESSICA GRESKO and MARK SHERMAN ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide a major abortion case that could dramatically alter decades of rulings on abortion rights and eventually lead to dramatic restrictions on abortion access. It’s been nearly 50 years since the court announced in its landmark 1973 Roe…

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Biden wants to offer more housing vouchers. Many landlords won’t accept them.

May 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A man walks past a “For Rent” sign in San Francisco. President Joe Biden wants to add some 200,000 Section 8 vouchers but housing advocates and critics say the rental assistance program is flawed and allows discrimination. States and localities are increasingly enacting protections for voucher-holders. (AP Photo/ Jeff Chiu) By Kristian Hernández…

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Colonial Pipeline restarts operations days after major hack

May 14, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A sign reading “Out of Fuel” is taped to the window at an Exxon Gas Station on Boonsboro Road in Lynchburg, Va., Tuesday, May 11, 2021. (Kendall Warner/The News & Advance via AP) By Cathy Bussewitz, Ben Finley And Tom Foreman, Jr. ASSOCIATED PRESS  CLEMMONS, N.C. — The nation’s largest fuel pipeline restarted…

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General: China’s Africa outreach poses threat from Atlantic

May 14, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, then-Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend talks with an Iraqi officer during a tour north of Baghdad, Iraq. Townsend, now a general, says a growing military threat from China may well come from America’s east, as Beijing looks to establish a large navy port capable of hosting…

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Records: Ma’Khia Bryant’s sister sought help before shooting

May 7, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Mourners are seen wearing shirts with Ma’Khia Bryant’s picture as they arrive for the funeral for the 16-year-old at the First Church of God in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, April 30, 2021. Bryant was fatally shot by a Columbus police officer during an altercation on April 20. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon) By Andrew Welsh-Huggins And…

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A look at what’s next in the release of 2020 census data

May 7, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: People walk on the street, Monday, April 26, 2021 in New York. The once-a-decade head count of the United States shows where the population grew during the past 10 years and where it shrank. New York will lose one seat in Congress as a result of national population shifts, according to census data…

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Justice Dept opens policing probe over Breonna Taylor death

April 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Attorney General Merrick Garland leaves after speaking at the Department of Justice in Washington, Monday, April 26, 2021. The Justice Department is opening a sweeping probe into policing in Louisville after the March 2020 death of Breonna Taylor, who was shot to death by police during a raid at her home. (Mandel Ngan/Pool…

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Attorney: Black man killed by deputies shot in back of head

April 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Kirk Rivers addresses demonstrators outside City Hall as they await members of the city council who held an emergency meeting on Friday, April 23, 2021, in Elizabeth City, N.C., in regards to the death of Andrew Brown Jr., who was shot and killed by a Pasquotank County Deputy Sheriff earlier in the week….

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