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Dr. David Fowler testifies Wednesday in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin is on trial for charges of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Court TV/Pool via AP hide caption

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Defense Medical Expert: Floyd's Manner Of Death 'Undetermined,' Not 'Homicide'

Dr. David Fowler disputed the conclusion by the Hennepin County medical examiner that "homicide" was the manner of Floyd's death. He said the manner was "undetermined."

Katie Wright, mother of Daunte, broke into tears Tuesday recounting her last conversation with her son, who called her for advice after being pulled over by police. An officer shot him shortly after. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images hide caption

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'I Never Imagined This': Daunte Wright's Family Calls For Accountability

The family, joined by their lawyer Benjamin Crump and George Floyd's relatives, questioned why police felt the need to use force, in the form of a Taser or gun, on Wright.

Democratic Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is the lead sponsor of H.R. 40, a bill that would establish a commission to study reparations for slavery. Chip Somodevilla/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Bill To Create Commission On Reparations Nears Historic House Vote

The bill would create a commission that would study the effects of slavery and racial discrimination, hold hearings and recommend "appropriate remedies" to Congress.

Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis said Tuesday that Officer Rusten Sheskey"was found to have been acting within policy and will not be subjected to discipline," following a review of the August 2020 incident in which Sheskey shot Jacob Blake. Wisconsin Department of Justice via AP hide caption

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Rusten Sheskey, Kenosha, Wis., Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake, Will Not Face Discipline

"Officer Sheskey was found to have been acting within policy," police Chief Daniel Miskinis said Tuesday, adding that he knows "some will not be pleased with the outcome."

A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13 searching for people in the water 8 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana. U.S. Coast Guard District 8 hide caption

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A Dozen People Missing After Commercial Boat Capsizes South Of Louisiana

Severe weather may have caused a 129-foot lift boat to capsize in the Gulf of Mexico about 8 miles south of Port Fourchon. Six people were rescued, one body was recovered and search efforts continue.

Syphilis cases in California have contributed to soaring national caseloads of sexually transmitted diseases. Experts point to the advent of dating apps, condom fatigue and an increase in meth. Wladimur Bulgar/Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption

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Once On The Brink Of Eradication, Syphilis Is Raging Again

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Syphilis cases in California have contributed to soaring national caseloads of sexually transmitted diseases. Experts point to the advent of dating apps, decreased condom use and an increase in meth.

Once On The Brink Of Eradication, Syphilis Is Raging Again

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A Planned Parenthood of Utah facility in Salt Lake City. The Biden administration is moving to reverse a Trump-era family planning policy that critics describe as a domestic "gag rule" for reproductive healthcare providers. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Biden Administration Moves To Undo Trump Abortion Rules for Title X

The Trump administration tried to "defund" Planned Parenthood and other groups through changes to the Title X family planning program. The Biden administration is proposing reversing those rules.

Danish health authorities announced Wednesday that the country will continue its COVID-19 vaccine rollout without the shot made by AstraZeneca, citing its possible link to rare blood clotting events, the availability of other vaccines and the "fact that the COVID-19 epidemic in Denmark is currently under control." Dirk Waem/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Denmark Drops AstraZeneca Vaccine, Citing Rare Side Effects, Epidemic 'Under Control'

The Danish Health Authority said it will continue its vaccination campaign without the shot made by AstraZeneca, but said its benefits outweigh the risks for those who do get it.

Dr. Anike Baptiste receives a dose of J&J from nurse Mokgadi Malebye at a Pretoria hospital last February. South Africa is one of the countries that announced a pause on the J&J vaccine while more research is done into potential blood clots that occurred in younger women after getting the vaccine. Phill Magakoe/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Halt Isn't Just A U.S. Problem

Soon after U.S. regulators paused the use of the J&J single-dose vaccine, health authorities in many European countries and in South Africa announced that they were also putting it on hold.

Earth's atmosphere photographed from the International Space Station. Greenhouse gases have accumulated rapidly and are trapping extra heat in the atmosphere. It will take decades for the gases to break down naturally or be reabsorbed on Earth's surface. Expedition 28 Crew/International Space Station/NASA hide caption

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Carbon Emissions Could Plummet. The Atmosphere Will Lag Behind

The U.S. plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically in the next decade. Scientists say it's crucial that the U.S. succeed. Still, many of the positive effects won't arrive for decades.

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Kristen Clarke's Civil Rights Record Led Her To Barrier-Breaking DOJ Nomination

Clarke is facing the Senate Judiciary Committee for consideration to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. If confirmed she would be the first woman and first woman of color in the job.

Kristen Clarke's Civil Rights Record Led Her To Barrier-Breaking DOJ Nomination

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President Biden unveils a $2 trillion infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh on March 31. In his speech, Biden said the plan would help the U.S. compete with China. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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For Biden, China Rivalry Adds Urgency To Infrastructure Push

President Biden's argument that a $2 trillion infrastructure proposal would help the U.S. compete with China says a lot about how the president is approaching foreign and domestic policy.

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On 'For Every Voice That Never Sang,' Kishi Bashi Is Confident For A Changing World

Kishi Bashi reflects on the Asian American experience and the pain of pursuing acceptance in his Morning Edition Song Project entry, "For Every Voice That Never Sang."

On 'For Every Voice That Never Sang,' Kishi Bashi Is Confident For A Changing World

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A mass vaccination site at the Lumen Field Event Center in Seattle had plenty of takers for the COVID-19 vaccine when it opened in mid-March. Though some relatively rare cases of coronavirus infection have been documented despite vaccination, "I don't see anything that changes our concept of the vaccine and its efficacy," says Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health. Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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CDC Studies 'Breakthrough' COVID Cases Among People Already Vaccinated

COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective but don't always provide perfect protection. Some vaccinated people later exposed to the virus still get sick. Why and how often that happens is under study.

CDC Studies 'Breakthrough' COVID Cases Among People Already Vaccinated

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