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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


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


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."


'Suspicious' Blackout Strikes Iran's Natanz Nuclear Site


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


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


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'


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


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


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