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2 Louisville Officers Shot Amid Breonna Taylor Protests

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor’s death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded Wednesday night during the demonstrations expressing anger over the killings of Black people at the hands of police. Interim Louisville Police…

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Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Dies at 87

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FNN) – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died today at 87 from cancer complications. Justice Ginsburg was nominated for the highest court of the land by President Clinton in 1933 and has served for 27 years as an associate justice. She is the second woman to be selected for the Supreme Court…

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Biden Makes Push for Voters on National Black Voter Day

DETROIT (AP) — Joe Biden’s campaign unveiled a series of nationwide digital events Friday targeting Black voters in swing states — a strategic move by the Democratic presidential nominee to further energize the key demographic as the race heads into its final weeks. The virtual events, which will commemorate Friday’s inaugural National Black Voter Day,…

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Hurricane Sally Slows, Gathering a Deluge for the Gulf Coast

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Hurricane Sally, a plodding storm with winds of 85 mph (137 kph), crept toward the northern Gulf Coast on Tuesday as forecasters warned of potentially deadly storm surges and flash floods with the heaviest downpours dumping nearly 2 feet (0.6 meters) of rain. Forecasters said the storm’s drifting pace made it…

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Multi-Million Settlement Reached in Breonna Taylor Lawsuit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The city of Louisville will pay millions to the mother of Breonna Taylor and reform police practices as part of a lawsuit settlement months after Taylor’s slaying by police thrust the Black woman’s name to the forefront of a national reckoning on race. A person who has seen the settlement told…

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