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Feb 03 2023
That the death of Tyre Nichols — young, Black, just trying to get home — came at the hands of Memphis police officers was a familiar refrain in the nation’s seemingly endless lamentation of racism and police brutality aimed at Black people.
This time around, though, it was five Black officers who were fired and charged with second-degree murder in the horrifying Jan. 7 beating that wasAssociated Press
Mar 08 2023
Senators on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to block the District of Columbia’s updated criminal code from becoming law, marking the first time in more than three decades that a D.C.-passed bill has been nixed by Congress and the White House.
The Senate advanced the resolution, 81-14, with 33 Democrats voting alongside every Republican.
Senate Democrats of all stripes joinedThe Hill
Feb 15 2023
WILMORE, Ky. (RNS)—Students at Asbury University gathered for their biweekly chapel service in the 1,500-seat Hughes Auditorium on Feb 8 to sing, listen to a sermon and pray. A week later, many of them are still there. “This has been an extraordinary time for us,” Asbury President Kevin Brown said during a gathering Feb. 13, more than 120 hours into what participants have referred to as aBaptist Standard
Feb 14 2023
The vote as an attempt to resurrect the bill, which was tabled Monday The Montana state Senate voted Tuesday afternoon against discussing a bill that would have established Indigenous Peoples Day in the state Tuesday afternoon following debate over how the new holiday would replace Columbus Day. However, at least one member of the Montana American Indian Caucus plans to introduce another billRed Lake Nation News
Jan 21 2023
Hundreds of thousands of dollars were stolen from the campaign of Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran (R) by a cybercriminal, his campaign office said in a filing to the Federal Election Commission.
Driving the news: A campaign spokesperson told NBC News that the FBI has opened an investigation into the matter.
Moran’s campaign said in the filing from December that the campaign sent twoAxios
Feb 12 2023
Jalen Hurts delivered a record-breaking quarterback performance in Sunday's Super Bowl but was left empty-handed after the 38-35 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. No quarterback has ever rushed for three touchdowns in a Super Bowl or produced more than his 66 yards on the ground but in doing so Philadelphia signal-caller Hurts showed the speed and strength that makes him a genuine dual-threat.Barron's
Feb 21 2023
AFTER DAYBREAK, THE village of Labota begins to shudder with the roar of motorbikes. Thousands of riders in canary yellow helmets and dust-stained workwear pack its ramshackle, pothole-ridden main road, in places six or seven lanes wide, as it runs along the coast of Indonesia’s Banda Sea. The mass of traffic crawls toward the Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park, better known as IMIP, the worldWired
Feb 13 2023
Patrick Mahomes is undeniably great, but MVP of Super Bowl LVII should have been split five ways and awarded to Chiefs offensive linemen Orlando Brown Jr., Joe Thuney, Creed Humphrey, Trey Smith and Andrew Wylie. Facing one of the fiercest pass rushes in NFL history, Kansas City's offensive line surrendered zero sacks and one hit in the 38-35 win over the Eagles. In three postseason games, theStar Tribune
Feb 10 2023
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with killing two fellow teenagers outside a Chicago high school in December. The 16-year-old will be prosecuted as an adult but was not identified due to his age, the Chicago Tribune reported. The teen was detained Thursday night, and authorities announced the arrest Friday at a press conference. Chicago’s top cop, Superintendent David Brown, called theNew York Daily News
Feb 10 2023
The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to overturn two Washington, D.C., bills. One would allow non-U.S. citizens to vote in local D.C. elections, and the other overhauls the city’s criminal code. Forty-two Democrats joined Republicans in their vote. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C.’s nonvoting representative, said there is “never justification for CongressDemocracy Now!