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Closing Arguments For Trump’s Hush Money Trial Begin Tuesday. Here’s What To Know

When prosecutors make their final pitch Tuesday to New York jurors for why they should convict former President Donald Trump of a slew of business crimes, they’ll face the burdensome task of weaving together weeks of testimony and evidence they say proves Trump committed felonies to help his 2016 presidential campaign.

Supreme Court Declines To Decide Whether 12-Person Juries Should Be Required For State Felony...

The Supreme Court declined Tuesday to hear a number of cases questioning whether state court juries must have a dozen members when they are weighing serious criminal charges.

Four Years After George Floyd’s Murder, Cities Have Paid Nearly $150 Million For Police...

In the four years since George Floyd's killing sparked mass protests, U.S. cities have settled over 130 lawsuits related to police misconduct, paying out nearly $150 million to protesters, journalists, families, legal observers, and bystanders, according to a report published earlier this week.

Biden To Mark Memorial Day With Speech At Arlington National Cemetery

President Joe Biden on Monday is set to commemorate Memorial Day during remarks at Arlington National Cemetery, marking a solemn occasion that is personal for the commander in chief.

The Biden-Harris Administration Announces Approval Of $7.7B In Additional Student Loan Debt Relief

Earlier this week, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the approval of $7.7 billion in additional student loan debt relief for 160,500 borrowers.

Marilyn Mosby Avoids Prison, But ‘This Is Not Over’

Despite a lenient sentence — and White House silence about a pardon — the former Baltimore prosecutor says she’ll fight on to clear her name.

2024 Howard Graduates Declared As Class Of ‘Courage’

This Spring, on May 11th 2024, Howard University celebrated its largest graduating class in history. Recognizing 2,839 graduating students for their resilience, growth, and determination.

Morehouse College Might Halt Graduation ‘on The Spot’ If There Are Disruptions When President...

Morehouse College President David A. Thomas said Thursday he would shut down commencement ceremonies “on the spot” rather than allow police to remove student protesters in zip ties during President Joe Biden’s graduation speech.

House Passes Bill To Prevent Biden From Withholding Weapons To Israel As GOP Ramps...

The House voted on Thursday to pass a GOP-led bill to compel the delivery of defensive weapons to Israel as Republicans ramp up pressure on President Joe Biden over his handling of the war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

Why I Want Cardi B to Vote

Cardi says she's not voting. But if voting didn’t matter, Republicans wouldn’t be trying so hard to stop us from doing it.

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Dallas Mavericks One Win Away From NBA Finals As They Go...

The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday, 116-107, to move to 3-0 in the series and knock on the door of their first NBA Finals appearance in 13 years.