Derek Chauvin trial in George Floyd death: How to watch and what to know

NY Post | Jorge Fitz-Gibbon

Jury selection is set to get under way Monday in the highly anticipated murder trial of former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin for George Floyd’s death. Minnesota officials are on high security alert over the case — which has sparked worldwide protests for racial equality while condemning police brutality. Here is what you need to know...

Ohio college student dies following alleged alcohol-related hazing incident

Fox News | David Aaro

A Bowling Green State University (BGSU) sophomore has died following an alleged hazing incident that involved alcohol, a family attorney announced Sunday, according to reports.

At least 20 dead, 600 wounded in Equatorial Guinea blasts

Boston Herald | Associated Press

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — A series of explosions at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea killed at least 20 people and wounded more than 600 others on Sunday, authorities said. President Teodoro Obiang Nguema said the explosion at 4 p.m. local time was due to the “negligent handling of dynamite” in the military barracks located […]

Deep freeze just latest disaster to befall Houston's needy

ABC News

Although the deadly storm that sent the southern U.S. into a deep freeze last month caused widespread power outages and damage in many parts of Texas, experts say it is just the latest disaster to disproportionately affect Houston’s communities of color

Harvard professor ignites uproar over 'comfort women' claims

St. Louis Dispatch

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard University professor has ignited an international uproar and faces mounting scrutiny for alleging that Korean women who were kept as sex slaves in wartime Japan had actually chosen to work as prostitutes.

Cuomo defiant as top New York lawmakers call on him to quit

Boston Herald | Associated Press

The two top Democrats in New York's legislature withdrew their support for Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment and undercounting COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes.

MacKenzie Scott marries Seattle teacher after Bezos divorce

ABC News

MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist, author and former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a Seattle science teacher

Senegal braces for 3 more days of protests as crisis deepens

ABC News

Supporters of jailed opposition leader Ousmane Sonko have called for three more days of protests across Senegal, following violent demonstrations last week

Biden signs voting rights order on 'Bloody Sunday'

USA Today | AP

A new executive order from President Joe Biden directs federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access. Biden announced the plan in a recorded address on the 56th commemoration of the 1965 incident known as "Bloody Sunday." (March 4)