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Report: Rochester Police, Mayor 'Knowingly Suppressed' Information In Prude Case

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| An independent investigator says some city officials "knowingly suppressed" information and gave false statements about the March death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who was killed by police.

Biden And 'Quad' Leaders Launch Vaccine Push, Deepen Coordination Against China

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The president was joined virtually by the leaders of Japan, India and Australia, in his first multilateral leaders' meeting. They launched a plan to boost vaccine production and distribution in Asia.

Minneapolis Reaches $27 Million Settlement With Family Of George Floyd

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Minneapolis will pay a record sum to the family of George Floyd, who sued the city and police officers over his May 2020 death in police custody.

Hospital Emergency Rooms Struggle With Overdose Spike During Pandemic

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The CDC says hospitals saw a lot more emergency cases involving drug overdoses, as well as mental health crises and suicide attempts. Many emergency departments weren't ready.

'Quad' Summit: Biden Looks To Boost Coordination Against China

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The first meeting among leaders of an informal grouping known as the "Quad" — the U.S., India, Australia and Japan — will take place Friday amid growing concerns about China in the Asia-Pacific.

Asian Americans Experience 'Far More' Hate Incidents Than Numbers Indicate

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Racially motivated attacks against Asian Americans have been on the rise since the start of the pandemic, but a Los Angeles-based civil rights group says the actual numbers are even higher.

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Iowa Reporter Found Not Guilty By Jury After Arrest At Black Lives Matter Protest

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Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri was arrested by police as she was covering a Black Lives Matter protest. She was charged with failing to disperse and interfering with official acts.

Alaska Opens Vaccines To Everyone Over 16

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Governor Mike Dunleavy announced Tuesday that COVID-19 vaccines are now available to anyone age 16 and older who lives or works in the state.

George Floyd Family Lawyer Ben Crump: Trial Is A Chance For Justice

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Ben Crump has long represented families of Black people killed by police. Crump says accountability is one thing, but "justice would be them still here with us living."

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