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How to protect yourself from low air quality, pollution amid raging wildfires

With major wildfires raging throughout the West, public safety experts said it is critical for residents to protect their lungs from poor air quality. → Read More

Ex-workers sue Kroger, claiming they were fired for refusing to wear rainbow symbol

The women said they were wrongfully terminated due to their Christian beliefs. → Read More

California firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal party

California firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal party; his name is being withheld pending next-of-kin notifications. → Read More

Shooting outside Wisconsin senior home leaves 4 hurt

Wisconsin authorities are investigating a shooting outside a senior citizens facility where a resident allegedly shot three neighbors before turning the gun on himself. → Read More

Barbados to drop Queen Elizabeth II as head of state

Barbados plans to remove Queen Elizabeth II as head of state next year, marking the first time in nearly 30 years since a commonwealth country dropped a monarch. → Read More

Texas Board of Education rejects proposed LGBTQ lessons as part of sex education revision

LGBTQ advocates are pushing back against the state's curriculum rejection. → Read More

With approach of Hurricane Sally, here's what to know about hurricane categories

Here's what to know about the hurricane category system, which is based on the Saffir-Simpson wind scale. → Read More

Hurricane Sally brings fears of strong storm surge: What you need to know

Sally is expected to be a slow moving hurricane, which further enhancing the duration of potential storm surge and heavy rain. → Read More

George Floyd's family disputes drug allegations

George Floyd's family, in court on Friday, pushed back against accusations he took drugs during his fatal encounter with Minneapolis police in May. → Read More

Outgoing Milwaukee health commissioner says she faced racism, threats at work

Dr. Jeanette Kowalik said she received anti-lack and anti-immigration threats from white supremacists and was faced with a racist and toxic environment. → Read More

Department of Education sends mixed messages on transgender student protections

The department reaffirmed its position that transgender student athletes cannot play on school sports teams that correspond with their gender identity. → Read More

After Florida deputies detain innocent Black man, sheriff asks him to help with bias training

A Florida sheriff was so impressed with how all parties handled an encounter between his deputies and a Black suspect that he invited the man to help train police. → Read More

Some older Americans committed to voting in person despite COVID

A growing number of senior citizens are planning to either vote in person or via a secure drop-in box in November. → Read More

Northeastern University dismisses nearly a dozen freshmen for allegedly violating COVID-19 rules

The first-year students were members of the university's N.U.in study abroad program. → Read More

16-year-old arrested for hacking Miami Dade school system

The 16-year-old has not been identified by name, but authorities said the student is a junior at South Miami Senior High School, in Miami-Dade County, Florida. → Read More

2020 was the hottest summer on record for dozens of US cities

Popular tourists destinations like Phoenix, Tucson and Sacramento recorded their hottest months on record. → Read More

What other cities can learn from LA in wake of violent anti-transgender attack

Arrests were quickly made in an attack on three transgender women in LA. → Read More

Family, investigators and police offer starkly different views of Jacob Blake in wake of police shooting

Jacob Blake captured the attention of civil rights advocates around the world last week as cellphone video circulated of the 29-year-old man being shot seven times. → Read More

North Carolina man wrongly convicted of rape released from prison after 44 years

Long hugged his family as a free man for the first time in decades this week after serving 44 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. → Read More

Transgender civil rights icon Marsha P. Johnson honored with public monument in New Jersey hometown

Marsha P. Johnson is credited with starting the Stonewall uprising in 1969. → Read More