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Officer's trial could reopen intersection where Floyd died

Minneapolis leaders say they'll reopen a barricaded intersection known as George Floyd Square after the murder trial of the officer accused of killing him

Key events since George Floyd's arrest and death

George Floyd's death after his arrest by police officers in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, sparked widespread anger after millions of people saw citizen video of the event

Pope to visit Iraq church damaged by IS militants

In a stop rich in symbolism, Pope Francis will visit a church damaged during the Islamic State's reign of terror in the town of Qaraqosh, a center for Christian life in Iraq

Shiite powerhouse al-Sistani helped shape today's Iraq

One highlight of Pope Francis’ historic visit to Iraq is his meeting Saturday with a revered religious leader for Shiite Muslims, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 6, the 65th day of 2021. There are 300 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 6, 1857, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Dred Scott v. Sandford, ruled 7-2 that Scott, a slave, was not an American citizen and therefore could not sue for his freedom in federal court. On this date: In 1475, Italian artist and poet Michelangelo was born in Caprese (kah-PRAY’-say) in the Republic of Florence. In 1836, the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, fell a...

Students at Brigham Young make rainbow light display on 'Y'

Students at Brigham Young University illuminated the letter “Y” on the mountain overlooking the Provo campus on Thursday with rainbow colors in a display meant to send a message to the religious school

Boeing Max makes emergency landing due to engine indicator

American Airlines says one of its Boeing 737 Max jets has made an emergency landing after pilots noticed a possible problem with an engine oil pressure indicator

Testimony ends in key hearing for 3 tied to Whitmer plot

A war veteran who says he believes in small government explained how he became an FBI informant in an investigation of an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Police cleared of criminal wrongdoing in four shootings

Delaware’s Department of Justice has cleared police of criminal wrongdoing in four shootings last year, one of them fatal

Study marks major milestone for Louisiana coastal plan

A nearly $2 billion plan to divert water and sediment from the Mississippi River to rebuild land in southeastern Louisiana has passed a major milestone with the publication of an environmental impact study

3 Venezuelans plead guilty for aiding anti-Maduro plot

Three Venezuelan men pleaded guilty to helping organize an ill-conceived invasion last year to remove President Nicolas Maduro

Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy

Republicans have one goal for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package: to erode public support

Elijah McClain's mom says his death sparked push for change

The mother of Elijah McClain isn't always hopeful but thinks it’s possible her son's death could create change
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