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Andrew Brown Jr. Was Shot In The Back Of His Head, Family Says, Citing Autopsy

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| "It was a kill shot to the back of the head" that cost Brown his life, family attorney Ben Crump said, as his office released the results of an independent autopsy.

West Virginia Will Pay Young People $100 To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

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The Republican-led state will offer savings bonds to residents between the ages of 16 and 35 in an effort to tackle vaccine hesitancy among its younger population.

Outpacing The U.S., Hard-Hit Navajo Nation Has Vaccinated More Than Half Of Adults

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One year ago, the Navajo Nation was the site of the highest per-capita infection rate in the U.S. Now the vast majority of adults have gotten at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.

Study: Body-Worn Camera Research Shows Drop In Police Use Of Force

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A review from public safety experts and world economists says the benefits to society and police departments outweigh the costs of cameras.

Here's What The CDC Says Summer Camps Should Do To Prevent And Respond To COVID Cases

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says day and overnight camps can operate in person this summer if they take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and prepare for potential infections.

Elizabeth City, N.C., Declares Emergency Before Release Of Bodycam Video Of Shooting

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With the sheriff's office poised to release footage related to deputies' killing of Andrew Brown Jr., Elizabeth City Mayor Bettie Parker says that "there may potentially be a period of civil unrest."

Russian Court Suspends Alexei Navalny's Anti-Kremlin Network

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The jailed opposition leader's political network has been ordered to suspend its activities pending a court ruling on whether to label it and affiliated organizations "extremist."

New Program Helps Capitol Police Deal With Trauma From The Insurrection

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Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan and Dr. Jim Gordon of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., talked jointly about a new Capitol Police initiative focused on healing trauma.

Maryland To Probe Cases Handled By Ex-Medical Examiner Who Testified In Chauvin Trial

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An independent review will look at reports of deaths in police custody under the tenure of Dr. David Fowler, the retired chief medical examiner who testified for the defense at Derek Chauvin's trial.