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Asian American history teaching rule in US state

Illinois becomes first state to mandate teaching Asian American history Illinois has become the first US state to require teaching Asian American history in government-run schools. Attacks on Asian Americans have been rising since the start of the pandemic, and state officials say the law will combat false stereotypes and …

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18 police officers injured in Chicago protest

Eighteen Chicago Police officers were injured in a protest Friday, the department said in a statement. A large group gathered for a protest around 4:20 p.m. local time, the department said. Officers were there “providing security and protecting their First Amendment right to peaceful assembly,” the statement said. Approaching a …

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