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9:56 PM / Saturday December 3, 2022

Week In Review

A key inflation gauge jumped 6.6% in March, most since 1982

May 6, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Digital displays are illuminated to mark the prices for the various grades of gasoline available from a pump at a Circle K station Friday, April 22, 2022, in south Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) By Christopher Rugaber ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — An inflation gauge closely tracked by the Federal Reserve surged 6.6% in March…

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Till relatives seek accuser’s prosecution in 1955 kidnapping

April 29, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr., Emmett Till’s cousin, speaks to reporters and students, during a press conference at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism where members of Till’s family commented on the final investigation report of his murder, Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, in Evanston, Ill. The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it is ending its…

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Melissa Lucio faces execution. What to know about her case

April 29, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: John Lucio, with his wife, Michelle Lucio, prays with Jennifer Allmon, right, Executive Director of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops, before a hearing by the Interim Study Committee on Criminal Justice Reform about his mother, death row inmate Melissa Lucio, at the Capitol, in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. A…

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Police stops of Black people often filled with fear, anxiety

April 21, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A TV display shows video evidence of a Grand Rapids police officer struggling with and shooting Patrick Lyoya at Grand Rapids City Hall on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Lyoya, 26, was shot and killed about 8:10 a.m., on April 4, after what police said was a traffic stop. (Grand Rapids Police Department) By…

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Police official on leave amid probe over Ronald Greene death

April 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Louisiana State Police Lt. Col. Doug Cain, the agency’s second in command, confers with Gail Holland, a Louisiana State Police attorney, while testifying Tuesday, March 22, 2022, in Baton Rouge, La., before a legislative panel conducting an “all-levels” probe into the fatal 2019 arrest of Black motorist Ronald Greene. (AP Photo/Jim Mustian) By…

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America’s homeless ranks graying as more retire on streets

April 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Lovia Primous, 67, walks across the street from Ozanam Manor temporary housing for people 50 and up, Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, in Phoenix. A stroke started 67-year-old Army veteran Primous on his downward spiral, costing him his job and forcing him to sleep in his Honda Accord. He was referred to the transitional…

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Biden aims at ‘ghost gun’ violence with new federal rule

April 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A 9mm pistol build kit with a commercial slide and barrel with a polymer frame is displayed during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 11, 2022. President Joe Biden announced a final version of its ghost gun rule, which comes with the White House and…

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Brooklyn subway suspect tipped off police to his location

April 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: New York City Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell speaks at a news conference at One Police Plaza in New York, Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Police say the gunman in the Brooklyn subway shooting fired at least 33 bullets in the rush-hour train, shooting 10 people. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey) By Michael R. Sisak, Michael Balsamo And…

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White House to extend student loan pause through August

April 8, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona speaks during a visit with first lady Jill Biden to Bergen Community College in Paramus, N.J., Jan. 20, 2022. The Biden administration plans to freeze federal student loan payments through Aug. 31, extending a moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to postpone payments during the coronavirus pandemic….

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House passes $35-a-month insulin cap as Dems seek wider bill

April 8, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: From left, Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., and Rep. Lucy McBath, Ga., talk about their support for legislation aimed at capping the price of insulin, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 31, 2022. The bill aims to keep consumers’ out-of-pocket costs at no…

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