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Posted 10:50 AM 4/13/2021 by MOHAMED IBRAHIM and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER Associated Press
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb resigned Tuesday.
Kim Potter resigned two days after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center. Potter, a 26-year veteran, had (More)
Posted 3:06 PM 4/12/2021 by The Associated Press
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A confrontation in a Tennessee high school that involved police officers responding to a report of a possible armed man, left one person dead and an officer wounded, authorities said.
No other persons were killed or wounded, police said, adding the scene had (More)
Posted 7:31 PM 4/9/2021 by TOM FOREMAN Jr. Associated Press
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. Associated Press
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A second lieutenant in the U.S. Army is suing two Virginia police officers over a traffic stop last December during which the officers drew their guns, pointed them at him and used a slang term to suggest he was facing (More)
Posted 10:39 AM 4/8/2021 by By ALEXANDRA JAFFE, AAMER MADHANI and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an "epidemic and an international embarrassment."(More)...
Posted 2:04 PM 4/6/2021 by DARLENE SUPERVILLE and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he's bumping up his deadline by two weeks for states to make all adults in the U.S. eligible for coronavirus vaccines. But even as he expressed optimism about the pace of vaccinations, he warned Americans that the nation is not (More)
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