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With jury set, trial turns to opening statements in Daunte Wright killing

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Opening statements are set for today in manslaughter trial of police officer Kim Potter for the death of Black motorist Daunte Wright. Her lawyers claim she mistakenly pulled gun instead of her Taser
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COVID-19 hospitalizations dropping in the Northeast, but on the rise in...

COVID-19 hospitalizations dropping in the Northeast, but on the rise in other parts of the country

In some parts of the country, hospitals are still stretched thin from a surge in patients and severe staffing shortages. Read more ...

What to Do This Weekend

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Notable Black People Who Died By Suicide

Notable Black People Who Died By Suicide

Candles burn during a candlelit vigil to mark World Suicide Prevention Week at College Green, Dublin. | UPDATED: 6:00 A.M. ET, Jan. 22, 2022 Originally published: Sept. 10... Read more ...

Manchin says he's ready to talk. Can Democrats sell him on a new 'Build Back...

The pivotal centrist Democrat has been elusive on President Biden's top domestic priority. He says he's willing to restart negotiations - from "scratch." Read more ...

New Orleans parents prepare, brace for school vaccine mandate for kids as...

In New Orleans, parents of children ages 5 and up are preparing for public schools to require the coronavirus vaccine beginning early next month. Read more ...

How U.S. Abortion Law Compares With Other Nations

Many rich democracies have earlier cutoffs for abortion - but allow it later for a variety of reasons. And around the world, it has been much more common to expand access than... Read more ...

What a Potential Russian Invasion Means in Chernobyl

Ukraine has initiated a defensive strategy for the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, one of the most radioactive places on Earth, which lies on the shortest path between Russia and... Read more ...

Louie Anderson and the Compassion of America's Eternal Kid

He displayed an empathetic humanity that he shared offstage with his friend Bob Saget. The loss of both comics represents the end of an era. Read more ...

What to Watch for in Saturday's N.F.L. Playoff Games

The divisional round games feature a style clash in the early meeting between the Bengals and Titans. Then, the 49ers will try to extend their postseason streak against the... Read more ...

Video: Sunny but chilly Saturday

Video: Sunny but chilly Saturday

Meteorologist Kevin Skarupa has a look at the latest forecast Read more ...