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Chesa Boudin critic replaces him as San Francisco DA

Jul. 08, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mayor of San Francisco appointed an outspoken critic of ousted District Attorney Chesa Boudin as his replacement, saying that her pick was the right person to pursue criminal justice reform while holding offenders to account. Mayor London Breed on Thursday...

Georgia mayor hopeful floats plan to rework long-closed mall

Jun. 05, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A candidate in a runoff for mayor of Georgia’s third-largest city is announcing a plan to redevelop a site where a long-vacant mall stood until 2020. Steven Kendrick of Augusta made the announcement last week, with several Augusta commissioners. ...

War Crimes Watch: Targeting schools, Russia bombs the future

May. 25, 2022 13:59 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — As she lay buried under the rubble, her legs broken and eyes blinded by blood and thick clouds of dust, all Inna Levchenko could hear was screams. It was 12:15 p.m. on March 3, and moments earlier a blast had pulverized the school where she’d taught for 30 years. ...