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Phoenix police have pattern of violating civil rights and using excessive force, Justice Dept. says

Phoenix police have pattern of violating civil rights and using excessive force, Justice Dept. says

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police discriminate against Black, Hispanic and Native American people, unlawfully detain homeless people and use excessive force, including unjustified deadly force, according to a sweeping federal civil rights investigation o
UN adopts a resolution demanding that Sudan's paramilitary force halt its siege of a Darfur city

UN adopts a resolution demanding that Sudan's paramilitary force halt its siege of a Darfur city

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.
Running out of marijuana, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket get approval to ship it to the islands

Running out of marijuana, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket get approval to ship it to the islands

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Cannabis regulators in Massachusetts on Thursday issued an administrative order that will allow pot to be transported to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket islands for the first time.
President Biden says he won't offer commutation to his son Hunter after gun sentence

President Biden says he won't offer commutation to his son Hunter after gun sentence

FASANO, Italy (AP) — President Joe Biden said Thursday that he will not use his presidential powers to lessen the eventual sentence that his son Hunter will receive for his federal felony conviction on gun crimes .
A defiant Fani Willis appears to call out her critics in Trump case in speech at Black church

A defiant Fani Willis appears to call out her critics in Trump case in speech at Black church

MARIETTA, Ga.
Biden and Zelenskyy sign security deal as Ukraine's leader questions how long the unity will last

Biden and Zelenskyy sign security deal as Ukraine's leader questions how long the unity will last

FASANO, Italy (AP) — President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Thursday signed a long-term agreement designed to bolster Ukraine's defenses against Russia's invasion.
US reporter Evan Gershkovich, jailed in Russia on espionage charges, to stand trial, officials say

US reporter Evan Gershkovich, jailed in Russia on espionage charges, to stand trial, officials say

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich, who has been jailed for over a year in Russia on espionage charges , will stand trial in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg, where he was detained, authorities said Thursday.
Biden to nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero as FDIC chair after abrupt departure of predecessor

Biden to nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero as FDIC chair after abrupt departure of predecessor

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden will nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero to replace Martin Greunberg as head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, after Gruenberg’s tenure became marred by allegations of workplace abuse that led to him to r
Washington state's Makah tribe clears major hurdle toward resuming traditional whale hunts

Washington state's Makah tribe clears major hurdle toward resuming traditional whale hunts

SEATTLE (AP) — The United States granted the Makah Indian Tribe in Washington state a long-sought waiver Thursday that helps clear the way for its first sanctioned whale hunts since 1999.
Double take: 23 sets of twins graduate from a single Massachusetts middle school

Double take: 23 sets of twins graduate from a single Massachusetts middle school

NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Twenty-three sets of twins have graduated from a Massachusetts middle school, making up about 10% of the eighth-grade class.
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