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'A Sigh Of Relief': Crowdfunded Cab Rides Aim To Get Asian Americans Home Safe

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| In response to attacks against Asian Americans, there are efforts in some major U.S. cities to pool funds for taxi or app-based rides for people who feel unsafe walking or taking public transport.

Kentucky Law Limits Use Of No-Knock Warrants, A Year After Breonna Taylor's Killing

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed the partial ban on no-knock warrants at a ceremony on Friday as members of Taylor's family looked on.

Virginia 16th State To Legalize Recreational Pot, Latest To Emphasize 'Social Equity'

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By July 1, Virginians will be able to possess small amounts of cannabis legally. It's the third state this year to legalize marijuana with a stated focus on reducing harm to communities of color.

Toronto Suspends In Person Class As Cases Surge In Canada's Most-Populous Province

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All elementary and secondary school students in Toronto will return to remote learning Wednesday and will remain home until at least April 18.

Governor Aims To Reopen California By Mid-June, Contingent On Public Health Metrics

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Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a tentative statewide reopening date of June 15, provided vaccine availability increases and hospitalizations remain low.

Police Expert Testifies About Medical Support In Trial Of Derek Chauvin

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"Just because [someone is] speaking does not mean they are breathing adequately," Minneapolis police medical support coordinator Nicole Mackenzie testified.

The Border Patrol's New Migrant Child Care Cadre

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An overwhelmed Border Patrol realized it did not have enough officers trained to care for vulnerable detainees in its custody, so it created a new position: Processing Coordinator.

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Biden To Say All Adults Should Be Vaccine Eligible By April 19

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The White House says Biden will announce on Tuesday that states must open vaccine eligibility to all U.S. residents 16 and older by April 19, about two weeks ahead of his initial May 1 deadline.

Biden Envoy To Iran On What To Expect In Renewed Nuclear Talks

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Iran and the U.S. are holding indirect talks on restarting the 2015 nuclear deal. Robert Malley, the Biden administration special envoy to Iran, says a deal would be in the interest of all Americans.