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  • Kansas judge finds CDC eviction moratorium unenforceable

    SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — A judge in Kansas' most populous county is beginning to evict tenants who are behind on rent in advance of a federal moratorium expiring at the end of the month in an early sign of what is to come as experts predict a tide of people being forced from their homes nationwide.
  • Kentucky judge blocks parole board rule on new hearings

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has temporarily blocked a new parole board policy that would give dozens of convicted murderers another chance at potentially cutting short their life-in-prison sentences.
  • Sharpton condemns Honolulu police shooting of Black man

    HONOLULU (AP) — Civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton is condemning the Honolulu Police Department for the fatal shooting of a Black man as various versions of what led to the death continue to emerge.
  • Judge: No bail for man accused of road rage murder of boy

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man charged with the murder of a 6-year-old boy in a road rage incident was ordered held without bail Friday.
  • Declaration of Juneteenth holiday sparks scramble in states

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Congress and President Joe Biden acted with unusual swiftness this week in approving Juneteenth as a national holiday. That shifted the battle to the states, where the holiday faces a far less enthusiastic response.
  • Western heat wave threatens health in vulnerable communities

    PHOENIX (AP) — Extreme temperatures like the ones blistering the American West this week aren't just annoying, they're deadly.
  • Florida Democrat: Kraken lawyer's group illegally operating

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Democratic agriculture commissioner, whose office polices charities, alleged Friday that a group run by one of former President Donald Trump's most prominent election conspiracy adherents is illegally seeking donations in the state.
  • New York AG: Town agrees to end biased housing practices

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Letitia James said Friday she's reached an agreement with a Hudson Valley town and county to end discriminatory housing practices she says were designed to keep Hasidic Jewish families from moving in.
  • Motive sought for fatal string of Arizona freeway shootings

    PHOENIX (AP) — Investigators on Friday were trying to determine why a gunman opened fire on vehicles and pedestrians for some 90 minutes across metropolitan Phoenix, leaving one person dead and a dozen others injured in the string of drive-by shootings.
  • Man admits threatening Missouri, Tennessee congressmen

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri man has admitted that he threatened U.S. Reps. Emanuel Cleaver II of Missouri and Steve Cohen of Tennessee because he was upset by comments they made.

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