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Rep. Matt Gaetz snorted cocaine with an escort, witnesses say

The Daily Beast reported that witnesses observed Rep. Matt Gaetz after a 2019 GOP fundraiser taking part in a cocaine-fueled... View Article The post Rep. Matt Gaetz snorted cocaine with an escort, witnesses ...

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6 county executives ask Cuomo to follow CDC rules on masks

Six of New York’s county executives called Sunday for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to update the state’s COVID-19 protocols in accord... View Article The post 6 county executives ask Cuomo to follow CDC rules on ...

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Man shot by deputy was in mental health crisis

A Virginia public defender’s office says a man who was recently fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy was suffering from... View Article The post Man shot by deputy was in mental health crisis appeared first ...

Added May 17, 2021

Crews battle Los Angeles wildfire that forced evacuations

A smoky wildfire churning through a Los Angeles canyon community gained strength Sunday as about a thousand residents remained under... View Article The post Crews battle Los Angeles wildfire that forced ...

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Biden’s climate agenda targets Black America with innovation, HBCU funding

The Biden administration is putting Black America at the center of the solution for climate change by expanding electric vehicle... View Article The post Biden’s climate agenda targets Black America with ...

Added May 16, 2021

Trump critic Cheney cautions Jan. 6 riot could happen again

Rep. Liz Cheney, newly ousted from House Republican leadership for challenging former President Donald Trump, criticized GOP colleagues Sunday for... View Article The post Trump critic Cheney cautions ...

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LaKeith Stanfield addresses old video ‘Swastikas and Bones,’ takes social media break

LaKeith Stanfield publicly addressed an old music video called “Swastikas and Bones” amid the backlash he faced after moderating a... View Article The post LaKeith Stanfield addresses old video ‘Swastikas ...

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Lawmakers criticize use of pandemic relief money for mural

Some members of New York’s congressional delegation aren’t happy with Syracuse’s decision to spend pandemic relief money on a mural... View Article The post Lawmakers criticize use of pandemic relief money ...

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As regular season ends, NBA’s play-in games take shape

The NBA’s new play-in tournament begins on Tuesday night, and it took until the 146th and final day of this... View Article The post As regular season ends, NBA’s play-in games take shape appeared first ...

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Arrest made after boy, 4, found slain on Dallas street

A man was arrested in the slaying of a 4-year-old boy whose body was found lying on a neighborhood street... View Article The post Arrest made after boy, 4, found slain on Dallas street appeared first ...

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Rapper Lil Reese shot in Chicago, in stable condition

Rapper Lil Reese was one of three men whom were shot on Saturday in Chicago at a parking garage. The... View Article The post Rapper Lil Reese shot in Chicago, in stable condition appeared first on TheGrio ...

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Racially motivated violent extremists on the rise says FBI, DHS

A new government report on domestic violent extremism warns that “lone wolf” attackers with easy access to firearms prove to... View Article The post Racially motivated violent extremists on the rise says ...

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Officials: Fentanyl overdoses spreading across Georgia

Fentanyl overdoses, including by people taking pills falsely sold to them as Xanax or Percocet, are spreading across Georgia. Officials... View Article The post Officials: Fentanyl overdoses spreading ...

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As GOP restricts voting, Democrats move to expand access

Last year, for the first time in more than a quarter-century, Democrats in Virginia took control of the statehouse and... View Article The post As GOP restricts voting, Democrats move to expand access ...

Added May 16, 2021

Brooklyn Center, Minn. OKs roadmap for policing changes after Daunte Wright killing

Elected officials in a Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April... View Article The post Brooklyn Center, Minn. OKs roadmap for policing changes ...

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Fauci says pandemic exposed ‘undeniable effects of racism’

The immunologist who leads the COVID-19 response in the United States said Sunday that “the undeniable effects of racism” have... View Article The post Fauci says pandemic exposed ‘undeniable effects of ...

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Protesters in major US cities decry airstrikes over Gaza

Pro-Palestinian protesters took to the streets of Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta and other U.S. cities on Saturday... View Article The post Protesters in major US cities decry airstrikes ...

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Refugees arriving in US unlikely to exceed cap set by Trump

President Joe Biden, under political pressure, agreed to admit four times as many refugees this budget year as his predecessor did,... View Article The post Refugees arriving in US unlikely to exceed cap ...

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After making history, Miss USA competing for Miss Universe

Asya Branch, the first Black Miss Mississippi to win Miss USA, will compete for the title of Miss Universe on... View Article The post After making history, Miss USA competing for Miss Universe appeared ...

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Rochester police release bodycam video of Friday fatal traffic stop shooting

A 20-year-old man was fatally shot during a traffic stop in upstate New York early Friday morning. Video footage of... View Article The post Rochester police release bodycam video of Friday fatal traffic ...

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Vanessa Bryant accepts Kobe Bryant Hall of Fame induction: ‘You’re an all-time great’

Induction into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame is a time for honorees to celebrate and reflect on their careers,... View Article The post Vanessa Bryant accepts Kobe Bryant Hall of Fame induction ...

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Police: Missing Texas tiger has been found safe, healthy

A tiger that frightened residents after it was last seen briefly wandering around a Houston neighborhood has been found after... View Article The post Police: Missing Texas tiger has been found safe, healthy ...

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NYC Pride parade bans police; Gay officers ‘disheartened’

Organizers of New York City’s Pride events said Saturday they are banning police and other law enforcement from marching in... View Article The post NYC Pride parade bans police; Gay officers ‘disheartened ...

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Allen Russell to continue serving life sentence for marijuana conviction

A Black man, who is currently serving a life sentence in prison due to a marijuana conviction in Mississippi, was... View Article The post Allen Russell to continue serving life sentence for marijuana ...

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Gaetz associate agrees to cooperate in federal investigation

A Florida politician who emerged as a central figure in the federal investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz has agreed to cooperate with... View Article The post Gaetz associate agrees to cooperate in federal ...

Added May 16, 2021