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Trillions of US cicadas to emerge

(Aljazeera) - The United States is the only place in the word where cicadas go underground for 13 or 17 years. Across 15 states in...

Colorado police officer joked about excessive force used...

(USA Today) - A Colorado police department has said it wasn't aware of complaints regarding the arrest of 73-year-old Karen Garner,...

US Justice Department launches civil probe of Louisville...

(WDRB Louisville) - The U.S. Department of Justice will launch a sweeping federal investigation of the Louisville Metro Police Department's...

Democrats to introduce legislation to expand Supreme Court...

(USA Today) - Democrats will introduce a bill to expand the Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices, Rep. Mondaire Jones said Wednesday...

More Than Two-Thirds of Students Want Police Out of Schools

(Truth Out) - A new survey of more than 600 middle and high school students across four states finds that 41 percent feel “very unsafe”...

NAACP, others express outrage at pepper-spraying of Black...

(USA Today) - Virginia's governor, attorney general, a congressman and the NAACP expressed outrage at the actions of Windsor police...

More Colleges Say They'll Require Students To Have COVID-19...

(NPR) - Duke University in North Carolina has announced that it will require students to have a COVID-19 vaccine when they return...

Biden Steps Up Federal Efforts to Combat Domestic Extremism

(NYT) - The administration has taken a series of steps to prioritize dealing with white supremacists and militias, especially after...

Many Rural Remote Learners Are Receiving Little to No Live...

(Yahoo News) - More students than previously understood may be attending school virtually, survey data released Wednesday by the U.S....

Georgia man receives final paycheck in pile of greasy pennies...

(AP) - A Georgia man said his former employer owed him a pretty penny, $915 to be exact, after leaving his job in November.

Why America’s Great Crime Decline Is Over

(The Atlantic) - Even before the recent mass shootings, violent crime was surging to its highest rate in 30 years. Patrick Sharkey...

'We all know hate when we see it': Warnock rejects FBI...

The Guardian) - Law enforcement officials including the director of the FBI have said the shootings in Atlanta in which eight people...