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Asian Americans reported being targeted at least 2,400 times this year

A center tracking reports of racism and discrimination against Asian Americans says it has received 6,603 firsthand complaints since last year. Stop AAPI Hate began tracking violence and harassment on March 19 last year as more Asian Americans were verbally and physically assaulted while erroneously being blamed for the Covid-19 pandemic. More than a year…MORE

Suspect in custody after Idaho middle school shooting that injured three

Suspect in custody after Idaho middle school shooting that injured three

Two students and one adult suffered non-life-threatening injuries during a shooting at Rigby Middle School in Rigby, Idaho, on Thursday, according to a statement from the school district obtained by CNN affiliate East Idaho News. A suspect in the shooting is in custody, Jefferson School District Superintendent Chad Martin told CNN affiliate KIFI. Students were…MORE

South Carolina may become the fourth state to allow executions by firing squad

South Carolina may become the fourth state to allow executions by firing squad

The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that allows for firing squads to carry out death penalty sentences and makes electrocution a more likely means of execution. The potential change in South Carolina law comes as states nationwide have hit barriers executing those on death row due to problems administering lethal injections,…MORE

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