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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2020 file photo Ebony Wallace holds her fist in the air along with other participants at an event, held to honor the memory of Elijah McClain, in Denver. On Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, the Colorado attorney general opened a grand jury investigation into the death of McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who was stopped as he walked down the street, placed in a neck hold, and injected with a sedative in 2019. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via AP, File)

Colorado officers won’t be charged for detaining Black girls

Jan. 8, 2021 6:15 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Suburban Denver police officers won’t be charged after detaining four Black girls by gunpoint this summer and handcuffing two of them after wrongly suspecting they were riding in a stolen car, prosecutors said Friday. The same day, the Colorado attorney general opened a grand jury...

FILE - This April 8, 2020, file photo shows a patient being evacuated from the Magnolia Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Riverside, Calif. After months spent tamping down surges and keeping the coronavirus at manageable levels, a variety of factors combined to bring California to a crisis point in the pandemic. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

VIRUS TODAY: California struggles to tame COVID-19

Jan. 1, 2021 2:06 PM EST

Here’s what’s happening Friday with the pandemic in the U.S.: THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY — After months of serving as a role model in the fight against COVID-19, California has seen infections race out of control for weeks. It now has the worst coronavirus diagnosis rate in the U.S. Experts...

South Korea's Vice Justice Minister Lee Yong-gu speaks during a briefing at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Dec. 31, 2020. South Korea has enforced its toughest physical distancing rules at correctional facilities across the country after a major cluster of coronavirus infections flared at a Seoul prison. (Lee Jung-hun/Yonhap via AP)

The Latest: South Korea enforces tough measures in prisons

Dec. 30, 2020 11:10 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea __ South Korea has enforced its toughest physical distancing rules at correctional facilities across the country after a major cluster of coronavirus infections flared at a Seoul prison. The Justice Ministry says that 792 people — 771 inmates and 21 staff — at Seoul’s...