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National Women's Soccer League players pause mid-match, stand in solidarity in first match back following postponement

Players from the National Women's Soccer League stopped play during the sixth minute in the first matches scheduled Wednesday night and joined together at center circle in solidarity for a minute. → Read More

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Major oil spill off coast of Southern California threatens shores from Huntington Beach to Laguna Beach

A leak at an oil pipeline off the coast of Southern California caused more than 100,000 gallons of oil to spew into the Pacific Ocean, coating local wildlife habitats, shutting down a swath of popular beaches and potentially harming human health. → Read More

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Alex Murdaugh turns himself in on charges connected to insurance fraud scheme

Alex Murdaugh, the South Carolina lawyer whose wife and son were killed in June, turned himself in Thursday on charges related to an insurance fraud scheme. → Read More

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Murder and mystery in South Carolina: A timeline of the Murdaugh family killings

For 87 years, the Murdaugh family name came to represent a legal dynasty in coastal South Carolina, where three successive generations controlled the local prosecutor's office. → Read More

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Grand jury indicts police officers and paramedics in 2019 death of Elijah McClain

A Colorado grand jury indicted three police officers and two paramedics involved in the August 2019 death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who was stopped by police while walking home from a store, placed in a carotid hold and then injected with ketamine, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announced Wednesday. → Read More

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Why older people are so much more vaccinated than younger people

Vaccination rates in America vary widely between blue and red states, between urban and rural populations and between those with college degrees and those without. → Read More

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The charges against R. Kelly in his federal racketeering trial, explained

John Gotti. Whitey Bulger. R. Kelly? The disgraced R&B singer's federal trial begins Wednesday in New York as he is accused of sex trafficking and racketeering, a charge most famously applied to mob leaders like Gotti and Bulger. → Read More

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After latest suicide, the Vessel in New York City's Hudson Yards ponders its future

The Vessel's future as the Instagrammable centerpiece of New York City's newest neighborhood is in limbo after four suicides. Can it be saved? → Read More

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Real estate tycoon Robert Durst, accused of killing his close friend, now expected to take the stand tomorrow

Robert Durst, the multimillionaire subject of the HBO crime documentary "The Jinx," had been expected to testify in his defense Wednesday, his legal team had told CNN. But the court adjourned for the day after a lengthy cross-examination of memory expert, Elizabeth Loftus. Durst is now expected to testify Thursday. → Read More

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Atlanta-area spa shooter pleads guilty to four killings and gets life in prison, but still could face death penalty

The Georgia man accused of fatally shooting eight people at three Atlanta-area spas in March pleaded guilty Tuesday to four of the killings and was sentenced to life in prison, although he still faces the possibility of the death penalty. → Read More

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Sleepaway camp in New York says 31 campers under age 12 tested positive for Covid-19

A co-ed sleepaway camp in New York said that 31 campers between 7 and 11 years old have tested positive for Covid-19 -- but none of their vaccinated 12-and-up campers did. → Read More

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Sleepaway camp in New York says 31 campers under age 12 tested positive for Covid-19

A co-ed sleepaway camp in New York said that 31 campers between 7 and 11 years old have tested positive for Covid-19 -- but none of their vaccinated 12-and-up campers did. → Read More

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Harvey Weinstein has been extradited to Los Angeles to face further sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein was moved early Tuesday morning to California per a court order, the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision confirmed to CNN. → Read More

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Mississippi health officer warns about Covid-19 surge that has put 7 children in intensive care

Mississippi State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs warned residents about a surge of Covid-19 cases in the southern state on Tuesday and said that seven children are in ICUs, including two children on a ventilator. → Read More

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Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years in death of George Floyd

Hennepin County District Court Judge Peter Cahill ruled Thursday night that Chauvin "failed to demonstrate ... the Court abused its discretion or committed error such that Defendant was deprived of his constitutional right to a fair trial." → Read More

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'California is turning the page.' Reopening celebrated with dancing after midnight and baseball bobblehead giveaway

California lifted most of its Covid-19 restrictions Tuesday as part of a grand reopening in which the state ended capacity limits, physical distancing and -- at least for those vaccinated -- mask requirements. → Read More

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10-year-old killed in New York City after suspect repeatedly shoots into a Queens home, NYPD says

A 10-year-old boy was shot and killed Saturday night when an unknown shooter fired numerous rounds at a home in the Far Rockaway neighborhood of Queens, according to the New York Police Department. → Read More

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Look up: Venus will be impressively bright in the night sky starting this week

Venus, the closest planet to Earth, will appear impressively bright in the night sky this week, after being obscured by the glare of the sun during much of winter and spring. → Read More

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Three deputies who fired shots at Andrew Brown Jr. will be reinstated and retrained, sheriff says

The three deputies who fired at Brown will be be reinstated and retrained, Pasquotank Sheriff Tommy Wooten said Tuesday. Wooten announced disciplinary action would be taken against the deputies that responded to the scene. → Read More

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NYC Pride parade organizers ban the NYPD from its events until 2025

Organizers of New York City Pride banned the New York Police Department from participating in the annual June parade and related events and moved to reduce their presence on scene, saying their appearance threatened members of the community. → Read More