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Asian Americans Experience 'Far More' Hate Incidents Than Numbers Indicate

| Racially motivated attacks against Asian Americans have been on the rise since the start of the pandemic, but a Los Angeles-based civil rights group says the actual numbers are even higher.

Iowa Reporter Found Not Guilty By Jury After Arrest At Black Lives Matter Protest

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Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri was arrested by police as she was covering a Black Lives Matter protest. She was charged with failing to disperse and interfering with official acts.

Alaska Opens Vaccines To Everyone Over 16

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Governor Mike Dunleavy announced Tuesday that COVID-19 vaccines are now available to anyone age 16 and older who lives or works in the state.

George Floyd Family Lawyer Ben Crump: Trial Is A Chance For Justice

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Ben Crump has long represented families of Black people killed by police. Crump says accountability is one thing, but "justice would be them still here with us living."

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Michigan Officials Wrestle With How To Ethically Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines

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As Michigan prioritizes vaccines for the state's most vulnerable populations, some not in that category are complaining that using data that way is unfair. Others see racism in the pushback.

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St. Louis' Sumner High Facing Possible Closure; Tina Turner, Others Attended

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Sumner High School, founded in 1875, may face closure. It's graduated folks such as Tina Turner and Chuck Berry, as well as comedian Dick Gregory. Several Tuskegee Airmen also attended the school.

Daniel Prude's Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Rochester Police Officers

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Attorneys representing Nathaniel McFarland, one of Prude's five children and the administrator of his estate, also allege civil rights violations and gross negligence in the lawsuit filed Monday.

States Try To Push Out Billions Of Emergency Rental Aid To Families

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Congress approved $25 billion in emergency rental assistance to keep people housed during the pandemic, but states are facing glitches on the federal moratorium for renters and landlords.

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South Dakota Passes Bill Restricting Transgender Girls From Sports Teams

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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, a Republican, says she is excited to sign a bill that lawmakers have passed that bans transgender girls from sports teams of their gender identity.