/Story of the Week: Derek Chauvin Found Guilty On All Charges In George Floyd's Death

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. On Tuesday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the May 2020 death of George Floyd, which sparked nationwide protests and riots against racism and police shootings...
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Story of the Week: White House Advances COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts, Developing Standards for 'Vaccine Passports'

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The Biden administration is working with the private sector to develop standards for proof-of-vaccination credentials, informally referred to by some as vaccine "passports." Such credentials could potentially be...
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Story of the Week: Mass Shootings Revive Debates on Gun Control, Racism

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. A series of shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 17 that left eight people dead was followed by another mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado on Monday in which 10 people were killed. The Atlanta shooting sparked...
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Story of the Week: Vaccine Outlook Improves; Some States Loosen Pandemic Restrictions

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. will now have enough COVID-19 vaccines to inoculate all adults by the end of May, two months sooner than the previously-predicted July. Amid that expansion and...
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Story of the Week: Supreme Court Issues Key Decisions

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The Supreme Court met at the end of last week on several matters, and made two key decisions. It voted to allow the Manhattan, N.Y. district attorney to pursue former President Donald Trump's tax returns, and it...
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Story of the Week: Vaccine Rollout Expands As Cases Fall

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The Biden administration announced Tuesday it will expand its COVID-19 vaccine distribution, as new cases of the virus continue to fall. The government will boost its weekly vaccine shipments to states from 11...
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Story of the Week: The GameStop Saga: Wall Street Establishment vs. Everyday Traders

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Wall Street was shaken up last week when everyday investors banded together on social media to challenge major hedge funds in a trading frenzy centered around video game retailer GameStop. As a result, GameStop’s...
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Story of the Week: The Capitol Breach's Vast Repercussions

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The violence in Washington D.C. last week, which left five people dead and the U.S. Capitol building vandalized, had other wide-ranging consequences. It led directly to President Donald Trump being impeached by...
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Story of the Week: Congress Confirms Biden's Victory; 4 Dead After Capitol Chaos

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Congress certified President-elect Joe Biden's victory early Thursday after tallying states' Electoral College votes. Shortly after, President Donald Trump released a statement saying "there will be an orderly...
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Story of the Week: $600 Or $2,000? Stimulus Checks Debated As Payments Begin

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. $600 COVID-19 stimulus checks begin going out this week after months of negotiations, as debate simmers about increasing the checks to $2,000. President Donald Trump and many Congressional Democrats support more...
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Story of the Week: Congress Passes $900B Coronavirus Relief Bill; Trump Threatens Veto

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Lawmakers agreed on a long-debated stimulus bill worth nearly $900 billion this past weekend, attempting to relieve economic fallout from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The proposal includes $600 direct...
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Story of the Week: DOJ Says It Lacks Evidence of Decisive Voter Fraud

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. U.S. Attorney General William Barr told the Associated Press Tuesday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that "could have affected a different outcome" in the...
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