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African Methodist Episcopal Church Bishop Reginald Jackson announces a boycott of Coca-Cola products outside the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta on March 25 because he said Coca-Cola and other large Georgia companies hadn't done enough to oppose restrictive voting bills. Coca-Cola spoke out against a voting bill after it was signed into law.
Mon, 04/12/2021 - 04:00

Today's boycotts aren't coming out of nowhere. Here's a look at some prominent examples in history and how boycotts got started.

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 04:00

How much say your state has in Congress and the Electoral College is determined through a little-known, once-a-decade process based on the census.

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 04:00

America's diversity means it is not defined by a single ancestry or faith tradition. Americans may nevertheless unite behind a "civil religion" that incorporates the nation's founding principles.

Hideki Matsuyama became the first Japanese man to win a major golf tournament after winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club Sunday.
Mon, 04/12/2021 - 01:27

Matsuyama entered the tournament ranked 25th in the world and emerged as the first Japanese person to win a golf major.

Vehicles are covered with ash coming from the St. Vincent eruption of La Soufrière volcano, on the outskirts of Bridgetown, Barbados, on Sunday.
Sun, 04/11/2021 - 23:59

Experts predict the volcano eruption on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent will last for days, even weeks. Officials urge people to seek safety as rescuers search for those who haven't evacuated.

Protesters march during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, on Sunday.
Sun, 04/11/2021 - 19:40

At least 82 people were killed in the city of Bago on Friday during a military crackdown against opposition.

Officer Joe Guttierez aims his weapon at Lt. Caron Navario during a traffic stop. Navario is suing Guttierez and the other officer, Daniel Crocker, for violation of his constitutional rights.
Sun, 04/11/2021 - 19:01

Lt. Caron Nazario was knocked to the ground and handcuffed by two Windsor officers after a traffic stop, multiple videos show. The officer who pepper-sprayed Nazario was terminated by the department.

Mayor-elect Tishaura Jones says race will no longer be an afterthought under her incoming administration.
Sun, 04/11/2021 - 18:30

Amid unrest at local jails, surging gun violence and a pandemic that has disproportionately hurt people of color, Tishaura Jones says: "We are done avoiding race and how it holds this region back."

Heba Alrejleh and Radwan Jomaa with children Aya, 11, Lilian, 4, and Mohamed, 10. "The words 'to send us back to Syria' means to destroy our lives," says Jomaa.
Sun, 04/11/2021 - 15:57

Denmark says security in Syria has improved enough for some refugees to go back. "The words 'to send us back to Syria' means to destroy our lives," says a Syrian whose residence permit was revoked.

A driver uses a fast-charging station for electric vehicles at John F. Kennedy airport on April 2. As part of President Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan, $174 billion would go to supporting the production of electric vehicles in the U.S.
Sun, 04/11/2021 - 11:18

The deal means both companies will be able to produce lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles at a time when President Biden hopes to boost support for the industry as part of his climate plan.

Amy Sherald, <em>Breonna Taylor,</em> 2020, oil on linen
Sun, 04/11/2021 - 10:29

Just over a year after police officers shot and killed Taylor in her home, the Speed Art Museum has opened a show in her memory. "To see it all come together is just a blessing," says Taylor's mother.

A woman fills a bottle from the tap at the Seth Gangalal V. Mulji Nandlal fountain. Researchers and water rights activist say the pandemic has exacerbated the huge inequality in Mumbai's water supply, with lower-income families struggling to find affordable and safe water.
Sun, 04/11/2021 - 08:47

They're majestic. They're neglected. And now they're slowly being fixed up. Conservationists are preserving them — and officials hope the fountains will supply free water for the city's impoverished.

In <em>Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice, 1967-1975</em>, Thompson looks back on difficult memories that turned into familiar songs.
Sun, 04/11/2021 - 07:34

Richard Thompson, a British musician who somehow avoided pop stardom throughout his career, has just written about his early days in a new memoir called Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice.

Sun, 04/11/2021 - 07:09

More campuses are expected to add the requirement, with potential legal challenges ahead. One key point: Requiring vaccines for infectious diseases is nothing new for many residential colleges.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (second right) listens to head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi while visiting an exhibition of Iran's new nuclear achievements in Tehran on Saturday.
Sun, 04/11/2021 - 06:57

Iran on Sunday described a blackout at its underground Natanz atomic facility an act of "nuclear terrorism," raising regional tensions.

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