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Key Moments at Derek Chauvin's Trial in George Floyd's Death

Key Moments at Derek Chauvin's Trial in George Floyd's Death

NEWS | By Tammy Webber | Apr 19
The three weeks of testimony at a former Minneapolis police officer's trial in the death of George Floyd were filled with indelible moments.

GOP White House Hopefuls Move Forward as Trump Considers Run

GOP White House Hopefuls Move Forward as Trump Considers Run

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Apr 19
Less than three months after former President Donald Trump left the White House, the race to succeed him atop the Republican Party is already beginning.

Alma Wahlberg, Mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, Dies at 78

Alma Wahlberg, Mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, Dies at 78

NEWS | By Lindsey Bahr | Apr 19
Alma Wahlberg, the mother of entertainers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and a regular on their reality series "Wahlburgers," has died, her sons said on social media Sunday. She was 78.

Police: FedEx Shooter Legally Bought Guns Used in Shooting

Police: FedEx Shooter Legally Bought Guns Used in Shooting

NEWS | By Casey Smith | Apr 19
The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally bought the two rifles used in the attack despite red flag laws designed to prevent such purchases, police said.

Auction Brings Hall of Famer Ted Williams to NFT Market

Auction Brings Hall of Famer Ted Williams to NFT Market

NEWS | By Jimmy Golen | Apr 19
Hall of Famer Ted Williams is coming to the digital memorabilia market with a release of nine different cards that follow the No. 9's career from skinny rookie to Cooperstown inductee.

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

NEWS | By Hope Yen and Jonathan Mattise | Apr 19
Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign.

Petition Created to Keep Colton Underwood from Monetize his Coming Out Experience

Petition Created to Keep Colton Underwood from Monetize his Coming Out Experience

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 18
A backlash against Colton Underwood is swelling with the announcement of an upcoming reality show about his coming out.

Treatment Ban Creates Uncertainty for Trans Youth, Families

Treatment Ban Creates Uncertainty for Trans Youth, Families

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo and David Crary | Apr 18
Before he began receiving hormone therapy eight months ago, Dylan Brandt felt insecure and out of place. Then the 15-year-old transgender boy started taking testosterone in August.

Wunderkind Ex-Mayor to Face Jurors in Fraud, Bribery Case

Wunderkind Ex-Mayor to Face Jurors in Fraud, Bribery Case

NEWS | By Alanna Durkin Richer | Apr 18
After he was elected mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, at just 23 years old, it seemed Jasiel Correia's political career had nowhere to go but up. Prosecutors say in reality he was a fraud and a thief.

ACM Awards to Feature (Most of) Country Music's Top Stars

ACM Awards to Feature (Most of) Country Music's Top Stars

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 18
Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards will feature some of the genre's biggest stars, though chart-toppers like Morgan Wallen and Luke Bryan won't be in the building.


Business

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

NATIONAL | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 15
Mickey's high-waisted red shorts and Minnie's polka-dot flared skirt with a sensible yellow heel won't be changing any time soon, but for Disney Park "cast members" (aka employees), new policies indicate that times are changing.


Cars

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

AUTO NEWS | By Rex Tokeshi-Torres of Edmunds | Apr 17
How can you evaluate new gadgets in the typical 15- to 20-minute test drive if you don't quite know what they do or what to look for?


Style

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson and Francois Mori | Apr 18
The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe's fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead.