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Chauvin guilty verdict results in cheers and relief

Top of The World: Derek Chauvin’s case took three weeks of testimony but less than a day of jury deliberations to find him guilty on all charges. And, the European Super League has had a super meltdown as Atlético Madrid, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus all dropped out Wednesday. Also, the UN special rapporteur for Myanmar has warned of a “humanitarian catastrophe” in the South Asian country.

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Global focus returns to Minneapolis as jury selection begins for Chauvin trial

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Top of The World: Jury selection begins this week in a Minneapolis courtroom for Derek Chauvin's trial for the death of George Floyd — a case that sparked widespread outrage and global protests. And, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been released from prison but her future remains uncertain. Also, a widely discussed and eye-opening interview with Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has captured headlines around the world.

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Discussion: Mental health concerns for students of color heightened amid the coronavirus

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Young people of color around the world confront serious challenges and systemic inequalities in higher education that are only exacerbated amid the pandemic. This panel discussion, moderated by GBH News' Phillip Martin, addressed the mental health challenges for young people of color navigating today’s campus climate, social distancing protocols and remote learning experiences.

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Decision in Breonna Taylor case sparks new protests; Hong Kong police arrested Joshua Wong; North Korean troops shot and killed a South Korean official

Global eyes are on renewed racial justice protests in the US, with demonstrations again erupting in several cities around the country in response to Wednesday’s announced decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. And, Hong Kong police arrested Joshua Wong and a second pro-democracy activist on Thursday for having joined a rally last October. Also, North Korean troops shot and killed a South Korean official allegedly trying to defect to Pyongyang.

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