Jury convicts three men of murder for killing Ahmaud Arbery
After about nine hours of deliberations, a Georgia jury convicted the three white men who chased and fatally shot Ahmaud Arbery of murder on Wednesday, spurning the defendants’ claims that they only pursued the 25-year-old Black man because they wanted to make a citizen’s arrest and shot him in self-defense.
North Carolina lawmakers head to Washington to push for a say in voter ID snarl
The Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to hear the appeal by North Carolina legislators who have been excluded from an upcoming trial over the state's 2018 law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls.
Mississippi abortion ban tees up Supreme Court to overturn Roe
Working to overturn Roe v. Wade since it was read from the bench in 1973, anti-abortion groups will mount their best chance to do just that on Dec. 1 before the supermajority-conservative Supreme Court.
NFL to pay St. Louis $790 million over Rams move to Los Angeles
The St. Louis region will receive $790 million to settle claims that the National Football League violated its relocation guidelines in allowing the Rams to leave St. Louis for Los Angeles in 2016.
Inflation fears send Biden approval rating to new low
President Joe Biden’s approval rating has hit an all-time low as more Americans say they’ve grown increasingly concerned with rising inflating across the country.
Young Oaxacans find their roots cooking a classic dish: mole
Hundreds of years of mole tradition faced the worst fate of traditions — being forgotten. A new generation of Oaxacans are working to make sure the quintessential dish lives forever.
Germany on track for a new chancellor after 16 years of Merkel
Olaf Scholz, a veteran politician and moderate within the center-left Social Democrats, is on track to become Germany's next chancellor after sealing a coalition deal with the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats on Wednesday.
WHO head warns vaccinated feel ‘false sense of security’
With Europe amid a new devastating wave of coronavirus infections, the head of the World Health Organization warned that too many vaccinated people feel “a false sense of security” and are allowing the virus to spread.
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