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Authorities: 4 dead, 1 hurt after shooting, fire in Maryland

WOODLAWN, Md. (AP) — Four people were killed and at least one was injured in a shooting and fire early Saturday morning in Maryland, according to authorities, who said the suspect was shot by police a...

Asian American health workers fight virus and racist attacks

Medical student Natty Jumreornvong has a vaccine and protective gear to shield her from the coronavirus. But she couldn't avoid exposure to the anti-Asian bigotry that pulsed to the surface after ...

Home of San Francisco's 1st same-sex spouses now a landmark

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The hilltop cottage belonging to a lesbian couple who were the first same-sex partners to legally marry in San Francisco has become a city landmark. The Board o...

Student to return to Taiwan after being bludgeoned with hammer in NYC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman is planning to return to her home country after she was savagely attacked with a hammer by a stranger while walking in New York City last weekend. The...

LA, San Francisco improve for broader business reopening

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Angeleno Wine Co. reopened its tasting room, co-owner Amy Luftig Viste teared up seeing old friends reunited for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic had shuttered so ...

Rap rhythm from Rio de Janeiro's favelas causing a stir

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — First, Vitor Oliveira sold the ground floor of the bare-bones brick building he constructed near the top of his sprawling favela in Rio de Janeiro. Then he sold one of two second...

Cafes, restaurants reopen in Greece for outdoor service

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Cafes and restaurants reopened in Greece on Monday for sit-down service for the first time in nearly six months, as the country began easing coronavirus-related restrictions with...

Police in West Virginia capital city shoot, wound Black man

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The police chief of West Virginia's capital city said two officers shot and wounded a Black man wielding a knife Friday afternoon, a confrontation captured on police body came...

Seattle police watchdog calls officer's actions dangerous

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle police sergeant who drove an unmarked SUV onto a sidewalk toward protesters during last summer's demonstrations violated the department's policy to preserve life and safety, a...

EXPLAINER: Is it legal to shoot suspects in the back?

Seconds after Anthony Alvarez was shot from behind by a Chicago police officer, the fatally wounded 22-year-old looked over at the officer and asked: “Why you shooting me?” The officer answered, “You ...

Violent arrest of autistic California teen investigated

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A California police department is investigating a violent arrest last week of an autistic teenager by an officer responding to a report of a stabbing. A home...

Protests reveal generational divide in immigrant communities

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — When protests began in a Minneapolis suburb after a white police officer fatally shot a Black man, 21-year-old Fatumata Kromah took to the street, pushing for change she ...

COVID-19 infections surge past 1 million in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Confirmed coronavirus infections in the Philippines surged past 1 million on Monday in the country’s latest grim milestone, as officials assess whether to extend a monthlong...

1 verdict, then 6 police killings across America in 24 hours

Even as the Derek Chauvin case was fresh in memory — the reading of the verdict in a Minneapolis courtroom, the shackling of the former police officer, the jubilation at what many saw as justice in th...

1 verdict, then 6 police killings across America in 24 hours

Even as the Derek Chauvin case was fresh in memory — the reading of the verdict in a Minneapolis courtroom, the shackling of the former police officer, the jubilation at what many saw as justice in th...