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Alabama community rallies in support of a Black author after school district cancels Black History Month event
A suburban Alabama community is rallying behind a Black author after the school district rescinded an invitation to have him speak and read his books at local elementary schools during Black History Month.
DeSantis says Florida requires African American history. Advocates say the state is failing that mandate
Facing accusations of whitewashing history after his administration blocked a new Black studies course for high-achieving high schoolers, Gov. Ron DeSantis has countered that Florida students already must learn about the triumphs and plight of African Americans.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene complained about her low salary and said that working in Congress has made her 'miserable'
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said that working in Congress has made her life "miserable" for various reasons, including that she has lost money.
American Pain and the pharmaceutical companies that kept their shelves stocked with addictive pills helped seed an overdose epidemic that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, writes filmmaker and journalist Darren Foster.
Neo-Nazi leader and Maryland woman allegedly plotted to ‘completely destroy’ Baltimore, Justice Department says
CNN — Two people charged with conspiracy to damage energy facilities – a neo-Nazi leader and a woman with whom he had a personal relationship – allegedly planned to attack electrical substations encircling Baltimore and “completely destroy” the entire city, according to federal court documents.
New York City directive to potentially involuntarily commit someone suffering a mental health crisis can proceed, court rules
A New York City directive allowing first responders to enforce a state law that allows them to potentially involuntarily commit people experiencing a mental health crisis can proceed after facing legal challenges by mental health advocates, a judge ruled.
Federal lawsuit filed over Kenosha police officer who put his knee on a 12-year-old's neck while breaking up school fight
A father and his middle-school-aged daughter have filed a federal lawsuit against a former school security guard in Kenosha, Wisconsin, after he put his knee on the child's neck while trying to break up a cafeteria fight last year.
Aiden Fucci, the Florida teenager who stabbed 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey more than 100 times in 2021 has pleaded guilty to first degree murder, according to the 7th Judicial Circuit court clerk.
Exclusive: Supreme Court justices used personal emails for work and 'burn bags' were left open in hallways, sources say
New details revealed to CNN by multiple sources familiar with the court's operations offer an even more detailed picture of years-long lax internal procedures
The judge in Alex Murdaugh's double murder trial on Monday ruled to allow the state to present evidence of the now-disbarred South Carolina attorney's alleged financial crimes, which the prosecution contends were about to be revealed and provided him a motive to kill his wife and son.
Using an absurd standard set forth by the US Supreme Court in 2022, the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals just made it easier for abusive partners to employ deadly violence, writes Jill Filipovic, who argues the ruling sends a chilling message to American women.
Republicans elevate 'parental rights' as top issue while looking to outflank each other heading into 2024
Republican presidential hopefuls have begun casting themselves as impassioned defenders of "parental rights," turning schoolbooks and curricula, doctors' offices, and sports leagues into a new political battleground as they work to distinguish themselves ahead of the 2024 GOP primary.
The fiery derailment of train cars carrying hazardous chemicals on the eastern edge of Ohio has led to an evacuation zone across both Ohio and Pennsylvania. Here's what one expert has to say about how current or future legislation could help avoid similar situations.