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6:37 AM / Sunday January 29, 2023

Week In Review

Baby formula shortage highlights racial disparities

June 3, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Capri Isidoro, of Ellicott City, Md., looks at her one-month-old baby Charlotte, Monday, May 23, 2022, in Columbia, Md., during a lactation consultation. Charlotte was delivered via emergency c-section and given formula by hospital staff. Isidoro has been having trouble with breastfeeding and has been searching for a formula that her daughter can…

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School massacre continues Texas’ grim run of mass shootings

May 27, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: The archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia-Siller, comforts families outside the Civic Center following a deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills) By Paul J. Weber ASSOCIATED PRESS  AUSTIN, Texas — Once again, one of America’s deadliest mass shootings happened in Texas. Past…

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Lawmakers reach deal to help veterans exposed to burn pits

May 27, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: An Afghan National Army pickup truck passes parked U.S. armored military vehicles, as smoke rises from a fire in a trash burn pit at Forward Operating Base Caferetta Nawzad, Helmand province south of Kabul, Afghanistan. Congressional bargainers have announced a deal on legislation to boost health care services and disability benefits for veterans…

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Buffalo shooting latest example of targeted racial violence

May 20, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: New York Gov. Kathy Hochul hugs Charles Everhart Sr. as service ends at True Bethel Baptist Church on Sunday, May 15, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.. Everhart’s grandson, Zaire Goodman, was shot in the neck and survived during a shooting at a Buffalo supermarket on May 14. Goodman was released from the hospital last…

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EXPLAINER: What’s behind the baby formula shortage?

May 20, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A sign is posted at a CVS pharmacy indicating a shortage in the availability of baby food Tuesday, May 10, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. Parents in much of the U.S. are scrambling to find baby formula after a combination of supply disruptions and safety recalls have swept many of the leading brands from…

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Daunte Wright’s mother detained after recording traffic stop

May 13, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Katie Wright holds the hand on her injured wrist before a news conference Thursday, May 5, 2022 outside the Brooklyn Center Police Station in Brooklyn Center, Minn. Katie Wright, the mother of Daunte Wright, said she was injured while she was briefly detained by one of the same department’s officers after she stopped…

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Biden taps 1st Black woman, LGBT White House press secretary

May 13, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: White House press secretary Jen Psaki talks about incoming press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre during a press briefing at the White House, Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) By Zeke Miller ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden last Thursday named Karine Jean-Pierre to be the next White House press secretary,…

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With abortion in jeopardy, minority women have most to lose

May 6, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Shannon Brewer, Jackson Women’s Health Organization director, sits in her office at the Jackson, Miss., clinic on May 19, 2021. She believes politicians advocating to end abortion are also trying to eliminate resources for single mothers. As a Black woman and a mother of six, she said she understands the experiences of women…

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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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