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A police officer who used his stun gun on a DoorDash driver wrote an arrest report saying the man had become argumentative, refused to show ID, and stayed in his car when ordered to get out. The video made by driver Delane Gordon tells a different story

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The Jan. 6 committee investigating the Capitol riot and the attempt to overturn the election want action from the Department of Justice

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Assemblywoman Shirley Weber speaks at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., on June 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) 

Task force narrowly rejects a proposal to include all Black people regardless of lineage

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Biden speaks after signing the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act, Tuesday, March 29, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) 

Until March of this year, Congress had failed to pass such legislation nearly 200 times, beginning with a bill introduced in 1900 by North Carolina Rep. George Henry White, the only Black member of Congress at the time.

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Maine Sen. Susan Collins said Wednesday she will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, giving Democrats at least one Republican vote

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Economic professor tells students that we almost literally eat oil

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With its president saying it had racist origins, the New Orleans school board has unanimously reversed the century-old ban on jazz in schools

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For many communities, the amount of money available in the state and local fiscal recovery funds is also historic and more than many have spent on housing in a year or even a decade.

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the U.S. is not trying to topple Russian President Vladimir Putin, despite its harsh condemnations of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Blinken spoke a day after President Joe Biden said of Putin during a speech in Warsaw: “For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power.”

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Opponents call it unconstitutional, and note that limited timeline is before many women know they’re pregnant.

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