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Twitter hires new head of diversity

Twitter has a new head of diversity.

'Black Lives Matter' cases: What ended up happening after controversial police killings

Once again, a police officer has been acquitted after killing a black man -- but the officer's employer is shelling out millions of dollars to the family.

Alton Sterling's children sue Baton Rouge police over his death

Alton Sterling's five children have filed a wrongful death lawsuit, claiming their father's fatal shooting last year by a Baton Rouge police officer violated his civil rights and fits a pattern of excessive force and racism within the police department's ...

Three Chicago cops indicted in Laquan McDonald case

Three current or former Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on state felony charges of conspiracy in the investigation of the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald.

Bill Cosby says he isn't planning a 'sexual assault tour'

Bill Cosby is not planning to hold a "sexual assault tour," the comedian said in a statement on Tuesday.

Crumbling Commute: Delays, angry commuters and divestment

Muffled, barely audible train announcements: “There is train traffic ahead of us/A Train crossing/signal problems. We thank you for your patience.”

PHOTOS: Straphangers evacuate through tunnels after subway derailment

Subway rider Enrique Garcia shot photos of what commuters had to go through as they evacuated after Tuesday's train derailment.

Train derailment at 125th Street leaves 34 injured, causes mass delays

The derailment of an A Train at 125th Street leaves 34 people injured and causes significant disruptions to the subway system.

DC mural of prominent black figures repainted -- without Bill Cosby

After over 50 years of loyalty, an iconic Washington, DC, restaurant honored patron Bill Cosby in 2012 by painting his face onto a mural outside the diner.

Supreme Court allows parts of travel ban to take effect

The Supreme Court Monday allowed parts of President Donald Trump's travel ban to go into effect and will hear oral arguments on the case this fall.

Philando Castile's family reaches $3 million settlement with city of St. Anthony

The family of Philando Castile, who was shot and killed last year by a St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer, has reached a $3 million settlement with the city, according to a statement from the city and lawyers for the family.

String of weekend shootings plague city

Several shootings took place over the weekend.

At Pride celebrations, protesters chant 'No Justice, No Pride'

At Pride celebrations across the United States on Sunday, a protest movement that aims to draw attention to the struggles of marginalized people within the LGBTQ community made itself heard.

Man, woman shot and killed while sitting in SUV outside Brooklyn party hall

Two people were shot and killed early Friday while they sat in an SUV outside a Brooklyn party hall, police said.

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

President Barack Obama on Thursday spoke out against a proposed GOP Senate bill that dismantles the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

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