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Author speaks out as his book becomes one of the most banned in the U.S.

Macmillan Publishers(NEW YORK) -- Author George M. Johnson has found himself at the center of a...

Asylum seeker dies by suicide in NYC shelter

Lokman Vural Elibol/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- An asylum seeker in New York City...

Rapper PnB Rock fatally shot during robbery at South LA restaurant: Sources

Oliver Helbig/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Rapper PnB Rock, an up-and-coming hip-hop artist from Philadelphia, was fatally...

Amid book bans, Virginia parents push for more ‘authority’ over what kids can read in school libraries

Diyosa Carter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- As cultural debates over access to books rage on in school...

Fanta Bility’s family reflects on grief one year after 8-year-old was fatally shot by police

Delaware County District Attorney’s Office(PHILADELPHIA) -- One year after 8-year-old Fanta Bility was fatally shot by...

California Senate passes bill limiting use of rap lyrics in court amid Young Thug indictment

Amy E. Price/Getty Images for SXSW(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- The California state Senate passed a bill that...

Sexual abuse survivors call for answers amid probe into Catholic Church in Baltimore

yorkfoto/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- Survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic Church leaders rallied in front of Maryland...

Ex-husband allegedly kills Chicago woman in murder-suicide after she opens up about divorce journey on TikTok

@geminigirl_099/TikTok(CHICAGO) -- A 29-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her ex-husband in a murder-suicide on Monday in...

Outrage after man accused of killing Chinese food delivery worker released on bail

WABC-TV(NEW YORK) -- The widow of a Chinese food delivery worker who was fatally shot is...

Police chief on missing girl Lina Sardar Khil: ‘Nobody disappears into thin air’

San Antonio Police Department (SAN ANTONIO,     Texas) -- Lina Sardar Khil disappeared from a park...