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Chauvin Trial Judge Denies Request For Jury Sequestration After Police Shooting

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| Judge Peter Cahill said the jury would be sequestered beginning next week when closing arguments are expected to start.

Jurors In Chauvin Trial Have Security Escort, Are Partially Sequestered

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When jurors report for duty each morning in Derek Chauvin's trial, they do so as a group, escorted into the courthouse building by sheriff's deputies.

Long Marred By Racism, St. Louis Elects 1st Black Female Mayor

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Amid unrest at local jails, surging gun violence and a pandemic that has disproportionately hurt people of color, Tishaura Jones says: "We are done avoiding race and how it holds this region back."

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'Suspicious' Blackout Strikes Iran's Natanz Nuclear Site

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Iran's underground Natanz nuclear facility lost power Sunday just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges capable of enriching uranium faster.

'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.