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Tech

Behind Warner Bros.’ Search for a Black Superman

(HW Reporter) - After enlisting Ta-Nehisi Coates to write the latest feature on the superhero, the studio is searching for its director...

Diaspora

Oldest human burial discovered in Africa sheds light on...

(USA Today) - Scientists have uncovered the earliest modern human burial in Africa, which changes what we know about social behaviors...

US News

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...

US News

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 News

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...

Politics

The Men Who Turned Slavery Into Big Business

(The Atlantic) - They did it not only through remorseless violence but also by taking maximum advantage of the fact that enslaved...

Tech

TikTok sued for billions over use of children's data

(BBC) - Lawyers will allege that TikTok takes children's personal information, including phone numbers, videos, exact location and...

U.S.

Columbus Police Release Body Camera Footage of Fatal Shooting...

(Daily Beast) - A Columbus police officer shot and killed a Black teenage girl on Tuesday afternoon just as a guilty verdict was being...

Politics

More than 100 companies sign letter opposing U.S. state...

(Reuters) -More than 100 U.S. companies including Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Ford Motor Co and Starbucks Corp have declared their...

US News

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...

World

Vice President Kamala Harris to visit Mexico, Guatemala...

(Aljazeera) - Guatemalan leader says his government expects to reach agreements over migration with the US vice president.

Sports

MLB, NBA, and NHL Games Are Canceled in the Twin Cities

(The Nation) - Following the police killing of Daunte Wright just outside of Minneapolis, three major league games have been called...