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Philadelphia District Attorney Dismisses All Marijuana Possession Cases

Larry Krasner says his office will no longer prosecute people for simple possession.

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Vincent Zhou Lands First Olympic Quadruple Lutz

The 17-year-old figure skater is the first person to land the jump with four complete spins during a Winter Olympic contest. 

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NYPD Officer Acquitted After Killing Deborah Danner

Officer Barry had a Taser, but opted to use his gun on the 66-year-old woman, who had a known history of mental illness.

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LISTEN: Ava DuVernay Chronicles Journey from Compton to 'A Wrinkle in Time' on New Podcast

The filmmaker discussed her experiences in a White male-dominated industry on the debut episode of “Edge of Fame.”

Arts & Culture

Read Ryan Coogler's Touching Thank You Letter to 'Black Panther' Fans

Criminalization

Oscar-Nominated 'Traffic Stop' Explores Violent Arrest of Breaion King

Trump Presidency

Trump Administration Wants to Replace SNAP Benefits With Boxes of Canned Goods

Gender & Sexuality

TBS Greenlights Lena Waithe's Comedy Series With Queer Black Woman Protagonist

Islamophobia

Trump Urges 'Compromise' on Immigration in State of the Union Address. Critics Aren't Buying It.