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House makes lynching a federal hate crime, 65 years after Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi

1 minute ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The House of Representatives has approved legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law. This comes 65 years after the death of 14-year-old Emmett Till in...
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Crews break ground on temporary shelter in Los Feliz with 100 beds for homeless people

11 minutes ago   |   ABC

Crews on Wednesday broke ground on a new temporary shelter in Los Feliz, which will provide 100 beds for people experiencing homelessness as they transition into permanent...
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Milwaukee police search house in wake of brewery shooting

23 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Police searched a home on Milwaukee's north side Thursday as they hunted for clues about why an employee at one of the nation's largest breweries gunned down five co-workers...
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Pence says virus poses low-level threat in U.S., working with Congress on spending bill

23 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday the threat from coronavirus to the American public remains low, and the White House has begun discussions with...
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Milwaukee Shooting Suspect Described As ‘Family Man' By Neighbors

Milwaukee Shooting Suspect Described As ‘Family Man' By Neighbors

33 minutes ago   |   News One

Authorities are continuing their investigation into the suspected Milwaukee shooter, who has yet to be identified but whom social media sources believe to be Anthony Ferrill...
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Vanessa Bryant Shows Admiration For Kobe Bryant's Sister's Tribute Tattoo

Vanessa Bryant Shows Admiration For Kobe Bryant's Sister's Tribute Tattoo

33 minutes ago   |   News One

Kobe Bryant 's sister, Sharia Washington , unveiled her tribute to her late brother and niece, Gianna , revealing a tattoo that she recently had done in honor of them following...
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Trump held up a map showing the US is the best prepared country in the world for a pandemic, but only for the rich, influential, and fully insured

Trump held up a map showing the US is the best prepared country in the world for a pandemic, but only for the rich, influential, and fully insured

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

President Trump held up a map Wednesday night that ranks the US world-best in epidemic preparedness. The map comes from the 2019 "Global Health Security Index" ranking , which...
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House Democrats scramble to save anti-vaping bill

House Democrats scramble to save anti-vaping bill

1 hour ago   |   Politico

House Democratic leaders are racing to lock down votes for a sweeping e-cigarette bill that is facing a sudden swell of resistance from some of its members - including Majority...
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A working smoke alarm can mean the difference between life and death

1 hour ago   |   ABC

When it comes to a house fire, a smoke detector can mean the difference between life and death. ABC7 News recently tagged along as the Oakland Fire Department installed donated...
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Congress eyes billions in funding to fight coronavirus

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Capitol Hill negotiations on emergency spending to combat the coronavirus outbreak are likely to produce a bill that's double or even triple the $2.5 billion plan...
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Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

The SEC accused the actor of failing to disclose he was promised $250,000 in cash and $750,000 worth of cryptocurrency. Read more ...

Obama's lawyers say a Trump super PAC is taking the former president's...

Obama's lawyers say a Trump super PAC is taking the former president's statements out of context in a Biden attack ad

Lawyers representing former President Barack Obama sent a cease-and-desist letter on Wednesday to a super PAC supporting President Donald Trump's reelection. The letter says... Read more ...

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

The veteran politician will serve time in federal prison for using fraudulent book sales to funnel illegal donations to her campaign and evade taxes. Read more ...

Panera just launched an unprecedented subscription offering unlimited coffee...

Panera just launched an unprecedented subscription offering unlimited coffee and tea for $8.99 per month

Panera launched an unlimited coffee subscription on Thursday that costs $8.99 per month, or about $108 annually. Subscribers in test markets visited Panera almost every other... Read more ...

Facebook cancels F8 developers conference over coronavirus fears

Facebook cancels F8 developers conference over coronavirus fears

Facebook says it is canceling F8, its annual conference for developers, as spread of the new coronavirus around the world is hitting companies hard, spurring them to suspend... Read more ...

NHL player who suffered cardiac episode gives first public comments since he...

NHL player who suffered cardiac episode gives first public comments since he was revived during a game

"It happened in the absolute best place that it could happen because of all the protocols they have in place and how people responded so quickly," St. Louis Blues defenseman... Read more ...

Red Sox left-hander Sale to start season on injured list

Red Sox left-hander Sale to start season on injured list

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale will start the season on the injured list, manager Ron Roenicke said Thursday. Read more ...

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

The veteran politician will serve time in federal prison for using fraudulent book sales to funnel illegal donations to her campaign and evade taxes. Read more ...

Police K-9 makes best drug bust yet nabbing almost 600 pounds of illegal...

Police K-9 makes best drug bust yet nabbing almost 600 pounds of illegal substance

A police K-9 was called in to inspect a suspicious trailer. What he found was the bust of his career. Read more ...

White House Names AIDS Expert Debbie Birx To Help Lead Coronavirus Response

White House Names AIDS Expert Debbie Birx To Help Lead Coronavirus Response

The White House had rebuffed suggestions to name an official "czar" to lead the coronavirus response. But on Thursday, Vice President Pence announced Birx would coordinate the... Read more ...