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Covid-19 live updates: In England, eating inside and hugs are allowed again as coronavirus restrictions ease

Top U.K. officials still warned people to be cautious amid fears that the new variant first identified in India could roll back the country’s progress.

Black Lives Matter activists said a man tried to hit them with his car. The suspect turned out to be a judge.

A court of appeals judge in North Carolina has been summoned by a criminal court after a Black protester told a magistrate that he tried to hit her and other demonstrators with a vehicle earlier this month.

Trial of ex-police officer who fatally shot Black motorist Daunte Wright may proceed, judge rules

The April 11 shooting occurred as the trial of ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin played out 10 miles away. A judge set a trial date for later this year.

Buddy Roemer, former Louisiana governor, dies at 77

The Harvard-educated, reform-minded politician served in Congress before winning one term as governor in 1987.
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Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is driving force for a sprawling disinformation network, researchers say

Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is the "linchpin" of a sprawling disinformation network that pushes election and covid-19 falsehoods, researchers say

Five strangers drove a 600-mile relay to save an injured pigeon

Most people would have passed by the injured pigeon. But Mel Tillery started an ambitious, crowdsourced bid to transport it from Baltimore to a bird rescue in Georgia.
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He was banned from having guns after his Capitol riot arrest. Then he shot a mountain lion, feds say.

Patrick Montgomery, 41, was released from custody and allowed to return to Colorado, where he shot and killed a mountain lion despite being barred from using guns, federal prosecutors said.

A man left a bullet-riddled car with three dead men inside it at the ER. They were all in the Aryan Brotherhood, feds say.

An alleged Aryan Brotherhood member was arrested Thursday for possession of a firearm as a felon after taking three men to a New Mexico hospital, federal agents said.

Chuck Todd clashes with Dan Crenshaw over GOP fraud claims: ‘Why should anybody believe a word you say?’

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Tex.) argued that voters don't care about House Republicans' vote to remove Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from her leadership role over her challenges to former president Donald Trump's false claims of election fraud.

Damon Weaver, the kid reporter who interviewed Obama in memorable White House chat, dies at 23

Damon Weaver gained national attention when he interviewed Obama at age 11, becoming one of the youngest people to interview a sitting president.

Two brothers were wrongfully convicted of murder and rape. Decades later, a jury has awarded them $75 million.

A North Carolina jury awarded $75 million to two Black half-brothers with intellectual disabilities for their wrongful conviction and imprisonment for a rape and murder they didn't commit.

Confused Americans grapple with CDC’s new mask rules: ‘It caught us off guard’

The relaxed guidelines have some vowing to party like it’s 2019, while others worry for their health.

With violent crime spiking, the push for police reform collides with voters’ fears

Upcoming elections represent a test of how badly the public wants change in criminal justice.

Man charged with wife’s murder illegally cast her ballot for Trump, officials say: ‘I just thought, give him another vote’

Barry Morphew was charged this month with murder in the disappearance of his wife Suzanne. Now he's also accused of illegally voting in her name last fall.

Dallas prosecutor disbarred for withholding evidence that could have cleared men of murder charges

Richard E. Jackson is one of just four prosecutors nationwide who have been disbarred for misconduct in wrongful conviction cases, according to the Innocence Project.
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