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The Supreme Court’s biggest decisions are coming. Here’s what they could say about Affirmative Action, Student Loans, Voting Rights and more

June 26, 2023

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is getting ready to decide some of its biggest cases of the term. The high court has 10 opinions left to release over the next week before the justices begin their summer break. As […]

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At International African American Museum opening, a reclaiming of sacred ground for enslaved kin

June 25, 2023

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – When the International African American Museum opens to the public Tuesday in South Carolina, it becomes a new site of homecoming and pilgrimage for descendants of enslaved Africans whose arrival in the Western Hemisphere begins on […]

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North Carolina prosecutor won’t charge officers involved in death of Darryl Williams during arrest

June 23, 2023

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A local prosecutor revealed Wednesday that she won’t seek charges against officers in North Carolina’s capital city who repeatedly used stun guns on a man who subsequently died, saying evidence reviewed fails to show the use of […]

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Amazon is accused of enrolling consumers into Prime without consent and making it hard to cancel

June 22, 2023

NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon was sued Wednesday by Federal Trade Commission for what it called a yearslong effort to enroll consumers without consent into its Prime program and making it difficult for them to cancel their subscriptions. In a […]

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Explosion hits a building in Paris, injuring 24. Police are trying to determine the cause

June 21, 2023

PARIS (AP) – A strong explosion hit a building in Paris’ Left Bank on Wednesday, leaving 24 injured and igniting a fire that sent smoke soaring over city monuments and prompted the evacuation of surrounding buildings, police said. The cause […]

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No charges to be filed against officers who tased to death Darryl Williams while in Raleigh police custody

June 21, 2023

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Eviction filings are 50% higher than they were pre-pandemic in some cities as rent rises

June 21, 2023

ATLANTA (AP) – Entering court using a walker, a doctor’s note clutched in his hand, 70-year-old Dana Williams, who suffers serious heart problems, hypertension and asthma, pleaded to delay eviction from his two-bedroom apartment in Atlanta. Although sympathetic, the judge […]

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China says Biden comments likening leader Xi to a dictator are ‘extremely absurd and irresponsible’

June 21, 2023

BEIJING (AP) – China on Wednesday called comments by U.S. President Joe Biden referring to Chinese leader Xi Jinping as a dictator “extremely absurd and irresponsible,” as a new rift threatened to upset tentative efforts to stabilize the relationship between […]

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Democrats downplay Hunter Biden’s plea deal, while Republicans see opportunity to deflect from Trump

June 21, 2023

NEW YORK (AP) – Democrats, already anxious about President Joe Biden’s reelection prospects, are seeking to downplay – or ignore altogether – revelations that the president’s son has entered into a plea deal with federal prosecutors over tax offenses and […]

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Actor Jonathan Majors domestic violence trial scheduled for Aug. 3

June 20, 2023

NEW YORK (AP) – Actor Jonathan Majors’ domestic violence case will go to trial Aug. 3, a Manhattan judge said Tuesday, casting him in a real-life courtroom drama as his idled Hollywood career hangs in the balance. Judge Rachel Pauley […]

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