Evidence in Chauvin case contradicted first police statement
Moments after former officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in George Floyd's death, copies of the original Minneapolis police statement began recirculating on social media
Panel: End commanders' power to block military sex casesThe Associated Press has learned that a Pentagon panel is recommending that decisions to prosecute service members for sexual assault be made by independent authorities, not commanders
FDA: N95 masks, now plentiful, should no longer be reusedThe Biden administration has taken the first step toward ending an emergency exception that allowed hospitals to ration and reuse N95 medical masks, the first line of defense between frontline workers and the deadly coronavirus.
Japan issues 3rd virus emergency in Tokyo, Osaka areaJapan declared a third state of emergency for Tokyo and three western prefectures on Friday amid skepticism it will be enough to curb a rapid coronavirus resurgence just three months ahead of the Olympics.
Indian hospitals plead for oxygen, country sets virus recordIndia put oxygen tankers on special express trains as major hospitals in New Delhi begged on social media on Friday for more supplies to save COVID-19 patients who are struggling to breathe. More than a dozen people died when an oxygen-fed fire ripped through a coronavirus ward in a populous western state.
Sharpton decries 'stench of racism' in Daunte Wright's deathDaunte Wright, the young Black man shot by an officer during a traffic stop in suburban Minneapolis, was not "just some kid with an air freshener," but a "prince" whose life ended too soon at the hands of police, the Rev. Al Sharpton said Thursday during an emotional funeral.
SpaceX launches 3rd crew with recycled rocket and capsuleSpaceX has launched its third crew in under a year for NASA, this time using a recycled rocket and capsule
Danger in the depths: submarine disasters highlight risksThe disappearance of an Indonesian submarine off the resort island of Bali follows dozens of other disasters in the depths of the world's vast seas
Denmark tells some Syrians to leave, separating familiesTen years after the start of the Syrian civil war, Denmark has become the first European country to start revoking the residency permits of some refugees from the Damascus area
EXPLAINER: What does Japan's virus state of emergency meanJapan has declared a state of emergency to curb a rapid coronavirus resurgence, the third since the pandemic began
Putin foe Navalny to end prison hunger strike on 24th dayImprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is ending his hunger strike after getting medical attention and being warned by his doctors that continuing it would put his life at risk
DC statehood approved by House as Senate fight loomsA decades-long movement to reshape the American political map took a further step Thursday as the House of Representatives approved a bill to make the nation's capital the 51st state.
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- 9:51 AMFrance donates COVID vaccines to Africa through UN program
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We celebrated Easter, donated blood, made new friends and got more vaccines in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for April 3-9, 2021.