Derek Chauvin Appeals His Conviction In George Floyd’s Death
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in George Floyd’s death intends to appeal his conviction and sentence, saying the judge abused his discretion or erred during several key points in the case, according to documents filed Thursday.
Cathedral Names Artist To Replace Confederate Windows
Washington National Cathedral announced Thursday it has chosen contemporary artist Kerry James Marshall, renowned for his wide-ranging works depicting African American life, to design new stained-glass windows with themes of racial justice that will replace a set with Confederate imagery that were removed in 2017.
COVID-19 Creates Dire Shortage Of Teachers And School Staff
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students' lunchboxes, telling parents it's “now hiring." Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing bonuses and schools are moving back to online learning.
Many Haitian Migrants From Border Camp To Remain In U.S.
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion.
Former Refugee Rep. Stephanie Murphy on Afghanistan Crisis
‘I’ve had the experience of being from a family that was persecuted’ — FL Rep. Stephanie Murphy opened up about arriving to the U.S. as a refugee following the Vietnam War and why she’s committed to helping allies remaining in Afghanistan