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  • Journalists' group calls for release of reporters in Myanmar

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Society of Professional Journalists, saying it is "frustrated and fed up” with the arrests of reporters doing their jobs, has called on Myanmar to release Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw and five others detained while covering protests in the Southeast Asian nation.
  • Protesters burn masks at Idaho Capitol rally against rules

    BOISE, Idaho - At least a hundred people gathered at the front of the Idaho Capitol on Saturday to burn masks in a protest against measures taken to limit infections and deaths caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
  • FBI denies asking Dallas to keep suspect officer on job

    DALLAS - The FBI did not ask Dallas police to keep an officer now charged with two counts of murder on duty investigated for two slayings on the job, according to Special Agent Michael DeSarno.
  • Woman, friend charged with DUI after truck hits car in ditch

    NASHVILLE - A woman who drove her car into a ditch in Tennessee had a friend who was trying to help hit her car with his truck before both were charged with DUI.
  • Biden, Dems prevail as Senate OKs $1.9T virus relief bill

    WASHINGTON - An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched a victory they called crucial for hoisting the country out of the pandemic and economic doldrums.
  • 50 people sue Wisconsin city over handling of protests

    WAUWATOSA, Wis. - Fifty people are suing a Wisconsin city over the way it handled protests last fall after authorities announced that a police officer would face no charges for the fatal shooting of a Black teenager.
  • US gives hope to previously denied asylum seekers in camp

    MEXICO CITY - In a camp at the U.S.-Mexico border, some asylum seekers were told by officials that the U.S. government may reopen their cases and they would eventually be able to enter the U.S. to wait out the asylum process.
  • The Latest: Arizona lifts capacity limits; 19% vaccinated

    PHOENIX — One day after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey lifted capacity restrictions at restaurants, gyms and other businesses, the state reported 1,735 confirmed coronavirus cases.
  • Hundreds in Stockholm protest Sweden's virus restrictions

    STOCKHOLM - Swedish police on Saturday dispersed hundreds of people who had gathered in central Stockholm to protest coronavirus restrictions set by the Swedish government.
  • Key events since George Floyd's arrest and death

    MINNEAPOLIS - A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis:

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