Richelle Mah

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U.S., Cuba re-establish diplomatic relations, reopen embassies

<b>Havana, Cuba (CNN) —</b> One bitter holdover of the Cold War slipped into the history books at 12:01 a.m. Monday, when the United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations. For the first time since severing ties in 1961, they reopened embassies in each other's capitals.<p>Cuban Foreign Minister …

Cuba

Tens of thousands protest against India cash ban

India still reeling from shock decision three weeks ago to pull 86 percent of the currency from circulation overnight.<p>Tens of thousands of people joined nationwide protests on Monday against India's ban on high-value banknotes, which organisers say has caused a "financial emergency" in a country …

Racist cop? Plainclothes officer investigated after tirade against Indian Uber driver

What role did race play in how police handled Texas pool party chaos?

<b>McKinney, Texas (CNN) —</b> Benet Embry just wanted a respite from the heat when he went to his neighborhood pool Friday. Talking to CNN Monday about the national story that rolled out of that simple, mundane summer activity still has him pretty well dismayed.<p>The 43-year-old African-American has lived …

Justice

Inside the mind of a black Baltimore cop

<b>Baltimore (CNN) —</b> He stepped onto the streets this week in his blue Baltimore police uniform and noticed something was different.<p>African-American pedestrians shook their heads at him and frowned. Drivers slowed their cars when they spotted him and scowled. And when he joined a phalanx of white …

Justice

LA police shooting: What we know and don't know

<b>(CNN) —</b> Emotions were running hot across the country Monday after a viral Facebook video showed Los Angeles police shooting and killing a man in the city's Skid Row district, where homeless people camp in the city's downtown.<p>Because the man appears in the four-minute video to be on his back on the …

Law Enforcement

Obama: Ferguson police abuse 'not an isolated incident'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Obama said Friday that although he doesn't think the abuses of power in Ferguson are "typical" of America, there are individuals and possibly whole departments in American law enforcement that may struggle to prevent prejudice in their ranks.<p>"I don't think that is …

Black History

Ferguson's ugly, racist emails released

<b>(CNN) —</b> The racist and offensive emails that resulted in three Ferguson, Missouri, city employees either resigning or being fired have been released.<p>The exchanges between the city's top court clerk and two police officers were discovered during a U.S. Justice Department investigation of racial …

Justice