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Mask regulations in schools trigger controversy among parents
The controversy over masks in school continues as one district is under fire after a teacher taped a mask to a student’s face and at a Virginia school board meeting a parent said she’d bring a loaded gun to the school if her children were forced to wear a mask. NBC News’ Vaughn Hillyard has more on the story.
Feds declare hostage standoff at Texas synagogue an act of terrorism, hate crime
Florida man pleads guilty to threatening to kill, behead Pelosi, Ocasio-Cortez
Bodycam footage released of teen who died after being restrained at Wichita juvenile center
Tesla driver charged with manslaughter in deadly Autopilot crash raises new legal questions about automated driving tech
Wall Street has worst week since the start of the pandemic
Georgia pastor, wife charged with false imprisonment after people found in locked basement
D.A. says no charges filed in the death of Cedric Lofton
Body cam video was released this week in the case of Cedric Lofton, a Black teenager who died in police custody last year in Kansas. NBC News’ Maura Barrett reports on how the district attorney is now saying that there are no charges being filed despite the cause of death being called a homicide. Warning: Viewers may find some of the video disturbing.
How a Russia-Ukraine conflict could affect gas prices in the U.S.
The potential invasion in Ukraine’s future could lead to war, lives lost, and international crisis with one main aspect being its economic impact. NBC News’ Hallie Jackson explains the looming impact as well as the effect on how much Americans could pay for gas a result of a Russia-Ukraine conflict.