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Kerry James Marshall to create 'racial-justice themed' windows for Washington National Cathedral

The Washington National Cathedral announced Thursday it has commissioned renowned Black artist Kerry James Marshall to create "racial-justice themed windows" that will replace two stained-glass windows the church removed in 2017 that memorialized Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.


Man accused of killing Kristin Smart 25 years ago will stand trial for her death

The man accused of killing 19-year-old college student Kristin Smart in 1996 will stand trial for her death, according to the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's office.


More than 50 University of Georgia educators announce plans to mandate masks in classrooms

Educators at the University of Georgia have announced plans to require masks in their classrooms despite their state university system not mandating mask-wearing, and say they face potential punishment for following through.


Rev. Jesse Jackson is discharged from rehab facility after being hospitalized for Covid-19

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was discharged from a rehabilitation facility Wednesday following an earlier diagnosis of Covid-19.


House GOP leadership urges opposition to infrastructure bill ahead of key vote

House GOP leaders are rallying Republican lawmakers in opposition to an infrastructure bill that is expected to come to a vote next week, the latest sign of partisan divisions on Capitol Hill and a warning for Democrats that they cannot afford large defections within their own party if they want the legislation to pass.


Commerce Secretary hits back at US Chamber: 'Get in here' and compromise on tax hikes

The White House's top emissary to the business community hit back at the US Chamber of Commerce Thursday after the powerful lobby launched an ad blitz aimed at sinking President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion infrastructure and spending plan.


As partisan Arizona election review ends, GOP tries copycat tactics in other states

This week, a Texas lawmaker introduced a bill that would mandate third-party reviews of the 2020 election in the state's largest counties. In Wisconsin, a Republican overseeing a partisan investigation of last year's election results recently warned local election clerks of potential subpoenas.


Biden administration will outline $10B commitment to end hunger in US and abroad

The Biden administration on Thursday will outline how the United States will allocate a $10 billion commitment to the effort to "end hunger and invest in food systems at home and abroad," saying $5 billion will go toward strengthening food systems in America and $5 billion for overseas.


Tech billionaire: Facebook is what's wrong with America

From the climate crisis to Covid, Marc Benioff sees a common thread for what ails America today: deception that is allowed to spread like wildfire on Facebook.


They took a stand against Amazon for their drivers. They say it cost them their businesses

Ryan Schmutzer and Tracy Bloemer, owners of businesses that deliver packages for Amazon in Portland, Oregon, hit their breaking point this spring.


British Airways blames pilots as it ditches plans for new low-cost airline

British Airways has abandoned plans to launch a low-cost carrier at London's second biggest airport, Gatwick, blaming pilots for its decision to scrap the new initiative.


5 things to know about the Chinese empire on the brink

The troubles of Chinese conglomerate Evergrande have dominated headlines after it warned once again that it could default on its astronomical debt because of a cash crunch.


Veterans learn to train their own service dogs


Lunch meals cause outrage at high school


GA teen among first to graduate Navy flight school


Toddler remains in hospital weeks after dog attack


Grieving mom recalls dying son's final words


Woman allegedly stabbed hospital worker


Student pursues dream as storm chaser


Couple denied Covid-19 treatment at hospital


Leaders call on communities to get vaccinated


Restaurants forced to reduce hours


Community-based programs in Flint receive more than $2 million


School condemns petition circulated about slavery


Drivers worry about fatigue during long shifts


Mother of 8 dies after contracting COVID-19


Family finds boater they credit for saving life


Child nutrition programs seeing demand increase


Woman wanted over fake 'Maderna' vaccine card