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- Amid the refugees pouring from the Ethiopian region of Tigray, the wifeless man with the twin infant girls in a battered bassinet stood out. The odyssey of Abraha Kinfe Gebremariam's family is a metaphor for a people displaced. (April 23)
- A team of scientists hauled over 47 tons of marine debris out of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the North Pacific Ocean.
- 'If we're not up there cleaning up this threat, nobody is': Team hauls more than 47 tons of marine debris out of Pacific OceanA cleanup effort in Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument collected over 47 tons of debris that threaten wildlife in Hawaiian beaches.
- Highlights of this day in history: William Shakespeare born, dies 52 years later on same day; MLK Jr. assassinator James Earl Ray dies at age 70; Cesar Chavez dies at age 66; Hank Aaron begins climb to throne home run king. (April 23)
- Andrew Brown Jr. was unarmed and fleeing when fatally shot by North Carolina police, family attorney saysWitness accounts paint a picture of the "unlawful, unjustified killing" of Andrew Brown Jr., the family's attorney said Thursday.
- Protesters staged a rally to denounce police brutality and call for justice Thursday after man was shot to death by one or more deputy sheriffs trying to serve drug-related search and arrest warrants. (April 22)
- Canada bans flights from India, Pakistan for 30 days; pregnant women with COVID at higher risk of death, study says: Live updatesIndia sets a global record for new infections as the world's second-most populous country endures a deadly coronavirus surge. Latest COVID-19 news.
- Oregon health officials said Thursday that federal officials are investigating the death of a woman in her 50s who developed a rare blood clot and low platelets within two weeks of receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine against COVID-19. (April 22)
- Plus: Public school enrollment drops amid pandemic; CSU and UC systems to require that students get vaccines; and how is your zip code doing on giving out shots?
- This year's Academy Awards nominees will be gathering in person for the first time Sunday. "The United States vs. Billie Holiday" star Andra Day, "A Love Song for Latasha" Director Sophia Nahli Allison and "A Concerto Is a Conversation" co-Director Kris Bowers reflect on their Zoom-filled journey to the Oscars. (April 22)