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In closing arguments, defense says that 9 minutes and 29 seconds do not present full picture

Defense attorney Eric Nelson gave his closing statement in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on April 19.
  • Apr 19, 2021

'I'm still trying to understand': Family speaks out after 15-year-old's suicide

By sharing her brother’s story, Hannah Zang hopes to normalize seeking help for mental health problems, which for many has been exacerbated by the pandemic.
  • Mar 30, 2021

Miami Beach declares state of emergency in response to large spring break crowds

Miami Beach officials declared a state of emergency and implemented a curfew on March 20 in response to large crowds of spring break visitors.
  • Mar 21, 2021

Lawmakers call for 'deeper investigation' into Atlanta shootings, anti-Asian hate crimes

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) on March 21 said there should be a "deeper investigation" into the Atlanta shootings and anti-Asian hate crimes in America.
  • Mar 21, 2021

'We stand with you': Lawmakers hold hearing on rise of anti-Asian discrimination

A House subcommittee held a hearing on discrimination and violence against Asian Americans on March 18, days after eight people were killed at Asian-run spas.
  • Mar 18, 2021

Lawmakers react to Atlanta shootings

Politicians reacted on March 17 to the shootings at three Atlanta-area spas that left eight people dead, including six Asian women.
  • Mar 17, 2021

This developer is aiming to revive 96 homes in Baltimore

Bree Jones is redeveloping homes in Baltimore to sell at affordable rates. Like a lot of Black developers, she found it difficult to access capital.
  • Mar 17, 2021

House passes sweeping voting rights legislation

Ahead of the vote on H.R. 1, Democratic lawmakers rallied on the Capitol steps on March 3. The bill is expected to face opposition in the Senate.
  • Mar 3, 2021

'America will one day hear you': Footage from the 1991 environmental justice summit

In October 1991, a diverse coalition gathered in Washington for the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit.
  • Feb 26, 2021

DeJoy confirms USPS plan may include slower first-class mail

On Feb. 24, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said the Postal Service was “evaluating all service standards,” including longer timetables for local mail.
  • Feb 24, 2021