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Killings of black people lead to arrests less often than when victims are white

BOSTON — Nearly a year after Aice Jackman was gunned down in the street, his mother and 5-year-old brother walked into a Dunkin’ Donuts, where the boy spotted a pit bull puppy and dashed over to pet it.<p>Kaiesha Skinner’s gaze followed her young son and then settled on the man holding the leash. …

Law Enforcement

Maternal mortality rates rise as hospital safety measures go unused

Every year, thousands of women suffer life-altering injuries or die during childbirth because hospitals and medical workers skip safety practices known to head off disaster, a USA TODAY investigation has found.<p>Doctors and nurses should be weighing bloody pads to track blood loss so they recognize …

High Blood Pressure

The generation that grew up on Stephen King is taking him back

The author is going through a cinematic renaissance, thanks to directors who grew up as fans.<p>Stephen King is one of mainstream fiction’s great …

Walking Dead Boss' Season 9 Promise: 'Daryl Fans Will Get Their Fill'

As far as we know, in eight seasons of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, fan favorite Daryl has never gotten laid. Like, not even once. So when TVLine recently spoke …

Indonesian woman dies after being swallowed whole by a python

An Indonesian mother has died after being swallowed whole by a 23-foot-long python.<p>The woman, Wa Tiba, 54, went missing while tending to her vegetable garden near her village on Muna Island in Southeast Sulawesi province on Thursday, according to the village chief, Faris.<p>When her family went to …

Vegetable Gardens

The stealth Walking Dead Easter egg you probably missed in FTWD's midseason finale

<i>The Walking Dead</i> universe just got a little smaller. Fans were pretty psyched to see Lennie James' beloved character, Morgan, join the cast of <i>TWD'</i>s …

#MeToo goes to church: Southern Baptists face a reckoning over treatment of women

#MeToo Reckoning<p>The Southern Baptist Convention, the country's largest evangelical denomination, is headed for a showdown over its treatment of women that could not only have far-reaching ramifications for the church but also influence the broader secular #MeToo movement.<p>At its annual meeting next …

Death Threats & $3 Ponytails: What The Fake Hair Trade Is Hiding

Nguyen Thi Thuy’s hip-length hair has always been one of her most prized possessions. Every morning before work, she gently combs out any knots, …

Hair

Harvey Weinstein formally charged with rape and a criminal sex act; posts $1M bail

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein has been released on $1 million bail, following his arraignment Friday.<p>He was charged in Manhattan court with rape, criminal sex act and other sex charges stemming from encounters with two women.<p>Accused by more than 80 women, Weinstein surrendered to the New …

Harvey Weinstein

The 16 best TV shows of 2018 so far

So we started thinking about the new and returning shows we've loved the most over the past few months.<p>There hasn't been an overwhelming amount of …

Black student sues neo-Nazi site founder over 'troll storm'

The first black woman to serve as American University's student government president has sued a neo-Nazi website's publisher, accusing him of orchestrating an online harassment campaign against her.<p>Taylor Dumpson's federal lawsuit, filed Monday in Washington, says Andrew Anglin directed The Daily …

Rights & Freedoms

Can TV's S.H.I.E.L.D. Possibly Ignore Avengers: Infinity War Movie Twist?

<b>The following contains massive spoilers from the Avengers: Infinity War movie.</b><p>Given what happens in the big-screen blockbuster <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, …

Janelle Monáe Frees Herself

Janelle Monáe is crying in her spacesuit. It’s early April in Atlanta, and she’s in one of the basement studios of her Wondaland Records …

Colin Kaepernick named Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience

<b>(CNN) —</b> Amnesty International awarded Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his public protest against racial and social injustice.<p>"The Ambassador of Conscience award celebrates the spirit of activism and exceptional courage, as embodied by Colin Kaepernick," Salil …

Report: The Stan Lee Saga Is Only Getting Stranger and Sadder

A new report out today sheds more light on the allegations that 95-year-old Stan Lee is surrounded by bad actors who are all trying to get their …

Stan Lee

Kim Zolciak Claps Back at Marlon Wayans After He Compares Her to His White Chicks Character

From #RoachGate to refuting plastic surgery rumors, Kim Zolciak-Biermann isn’t afraid to stand up for herself.<p>Her latest social media scuffle went …

America’s gender-fluid future, in 100 years of baby name trends

In 1910, just 5% of American babies named “Charlie” were girls. Over 100 years later, girl Charlies took over their male counterparts for the first time in 2016—making up 51% of the share.<p>With little fuss or fanfare, Charlie has gone gender-neutral.<p>Quartz analyzed the Social Security …

Japan’s Prisons Are a Haven for Elderly Women

Every aging society faces distinct challenges. But Japan, with the world’s oldest population (27.3 percent of its citizens are 65 or older, almost …

Drake Releases New Single with Olivia Wilde, Yara Shahidi & More of Hollywood's Leading Ladies

Drake is sharing the spotlight with some of the women who inspire him most in his latest video.<p>The rapper, 31, debuted the music video for his song …

Netflix schedule: Here’s what is coming and leaving in April 2018

Netflix has confirmed that a slew of new original series will be debuting on the streaming service in April. There will also be new to Netflix …

A boy was decapitated on a waterslide. Now the ride’s ‘visionary’ creator faces a murder charge.

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and<p>Cleve R. Wootson Jr.<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Kristine Phillips<p>Kristine Phillips<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In the years before he opened the world’s tallest waterslide …

Crime

Psychologists Studied 5,000 Genius Kids for 45 Years — Here Are Their 6 Key Takeaways

Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half …

American Adults Just Keep Getting Fatter

American adults continue to put on the pounds. New data shows that nearly 40 percent of them were obese in 2015 and 2016, a sharp increase from a decade earlier, federal health officials reported Friday.<p>The prevalence of severe obesity in American adults is also rising, heightening their risks of …

An Arizona girl vanished in 1999. Could her name scrawled on a dollar bill be a new clue?

By Kyle Swenson<p>Kyle Swenson<p>Reporter for Morning Mix<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The girl was last seen waiting for the ice cream truck, pedaling slow circles on her bicycle in the street four lots down from her house in Mesa, Ariz.<p>Ninety seconds later, 11-year-old Mikelle Biggs was gone, the bike toppled over, …

Crime

'They use black men as slaves': Migrants tell of brutality in Libya

<b>(CNN) —</b> At the heart of the deadliest migrant route in the world, a small number of rescue boats brave the choppy waters of the winter Mediterranean. They are picking up stranded migrants attempting to cross from Africa to Europe, with many telling horror stories of imprisonment, brutality and …

Human Rights

Turnover at a Constant Clip: The Trump Administration’s Major Departures

Since President Trump’s inauguration, staffers of the White House and federal agencies have left in firings and resignations, one after the other.

Virginia dad forces 'bully' son, 10, to run to school in rain after being banned from bus

A Virginia father posted a Facebook video that he says shows his 10-year-old son running to school in the rain as a form of punishment for bullying in school and being banned from the school bus.<p>Bryan Thornhill said his technique is working. He said his son was “out of his mind” last week and -- …

'Black Panther' Crosses $500 Million Domestic With $65 Million 3rd Weekend

Oscar weekend didn’t stop “Black Panther” from charging into the top 10 all-time domestic charts<p>“Black Panther” has posted an estimated $65.7 million …

Black Panther

Chadwick Boseman Gave Black Panther Fans the Surprise of Their Lives With the Help of Jimmy Fallon

As <i>Black Panther</i> continues to kill at the box office, Chadwick Boseman is making dreams come true for the movie’s fans. With the help of Jimmy Fallon, …