Thirty-four Black men and boys lynched in Maryland between 1854 and 1933 were granted posthumous pardons by Gov. Larry Hogan on Saturday.

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The shooting happened just after midnight in a mobile home park on the east side of Colorado Springs, police said.

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Medina Spirit, the horse that won the Kentucky Derby earlier this month, has failed a drug test. It is the latest of a long line of drug test failures by trainer Bob Baffert's horses.

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Protesters threw rocks and water bottles at police. Officers responded with rubber bullets, stun grenades and water cannons.

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There are deadly protests ongoing in Colombia. Dozens of people have died, mostly protesters, as Colombians demonstrate against economic inequality and police brutality. Sergio Guzman is the director of Colombia Risk Analysis - that's a political risk consulting firm - and he joins us now from Cali, Colombia. Welcome to the program.

SERGIO GUZMAN: Thank you so much for having me.

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There are deadly protests ongoing in Colombia. Dozens of people have died, mostly protesters, as Colombians demonstrate against economic inequality and police brutality. Sergio Guzman is the director of Colombia Risk Analysis - that's a political risk consulting firm - and he joins us now from Cali, Colombia. Welcome to the program.

SERGIO GUZMAN: Thank you so much for having me.

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