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The words “Black Lives Matter” are now everywhere. But while activists acknowledge the size and scope of recent protests, their lives inform their doubts. “At the end of the day, they’re going back to their house and their suburb and they’re insulated."

“Is he a man of integrity? Absolutely not. Does he stand up for some of our moral, Christian values? Yes.” Many white evangelicals support President Trump not in spite of who he is, but because of who he is — and who they are.

The sounds of screeching tires and engines revving echoed across the Sturgis Buffalo Chip, a 600-acre campground that will be home for the next week many of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally attendees. We talked to several.

Puerto Rico's primary election on Sunday was described as "dysfunctional" after many ballots failed to be delivered to polling places. The head of the electoral commission is under pressure to resign.

Nearly a year after the death of Elijah McClain, his parents are suing the police and the city of Aurora, Colo.

“Our laws in California do not convict women who suffer the loss of their pregnancy,” Xavier Becerra, the state’s attorney general, said in a statement

Large retail chains are abandoning New York, a sign of how badly the pandemic has hurt the city’s economy. With astronomical rents, no tourists and few commuters, “there’s no reason to do business in New York,” said one restaurant executive.

The global food delivery company Zomato, which is based in India, will give female and transgender employees up to 10 days of leave a year for their periods. “There shouldn’t be any shame or stigma,” the firm’s CEO said, adding: “This is part of life.”


A Georgia prosecutor plans to bring the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man, before a grand jury

When she was in sixth grade, Sandra Parks wrote an award-winning essay about gun violence and crime in her hometown, Milwaukee. On Monday, she was fatally shot when someone outside fired a gun at her home and a stray bullet went into her bedroom.

U.S. health insurance premiums could increase as much as 40% next year if the coronavirus pandemic results in millions of Americans needing hospital stays, a new analysis warns

Protesters march up Seventh Avenue in New York City, following the grand jury decision in Ferguson.

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In the 5 years since Noah Pozner was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, death threats and online harassment have forced his parents to relocate 7 times. “I would love to go see my son’s grave and I don’t get to do that," his mom said.

James Fields Jr., the white supremacist who murdered Heather Heyer in 2017 when he steered a car into a crowd of peaceful demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, was sentenced Friday to life in federal prison

Valentina Blackhorse of the Navajo Nation nurtured political aspirations while raising her one-year-old daughter. Then she tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The next day she was dead. She was 28.

“It’s inhuman to take a baby from its parents,” says the mother of a detained 1-year-old who has not seen his parents in days. Separating parents from children could become a regular policy under an administration proposal meant to deter border crossings.

President Trump’s inauguration fund collected $500,000 from two private prison companies that house detained migrant families