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Settle in with these weekend reads
More than six decades later, the wounds from 14-year-old Emmett Till's brutal death still sting for some African-Americans. Till was beaten and murdered by two white men who were acquitted but later admitted to the crime. Some are skeptical about what would lead the government to reopen the investigation.
Last month, CNN sent writing paper along with a stamped envelope to immigrant mothers who'd been detained at the border. We asked them to share their stories and describe the moment they were separated from their kids. What we got back were really heart-wrenching stories. These are some of them.
This week, an NFL team owner tweeted out his support of Trump's Supreme Court nominee from the team account, and players filed grievance against the anthem ban. The NFL wants its fans to believe it's not political. But the last two years have proven otherwise. There are five reasons why.
A Sudanese teenager killed her husband as he tried to rape her. Now she's filed a court appeal to have her jail sentence overturned. Noura Hussein's bravery continues to win her support from people around the world, including Grammy-nominated recording artist and producer Jidenna.
The international operation to rescue 12 young boys and their soccer coach ended in a success. But on the ground, disaster often seemed inevitable. A therapist explains how this survival tool may help these boys navigate the complex fallout of their traumatic experience.
Division and fear aren't new for America, Issac Bailey writes, but the harassment of a young woman wearing a Puerto Rico shirt -- along with the beating of a Mexican man -- emphasize how the unleashing of anger these days feels darker and more threatening.
Starbucks wants to eliminate plastic straws from all stores by 2020 to help reduce ocean pollution. Melissa Blake writes that while protecting the environment is important, the company has forgotten about how this will affect people with disabilities, many of whom use them out of necessity.