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How the $2 billion Powerball jackpot winner should protect their newfound wealth

Winning the lottery is a dream to many. But if you were to possess a winning lottery ticket in reality, experts say there are a number of things you should do to protect yourself. → Read More

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'Vogue' sues rappers Drake and 21 Savage over fake magazine cover promoting new album

Condé Nast, the publisher of Vogue, is seeking at least $4 million in damages over the rappers' fake Vogue cover. → Read More

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'Predatory gambling' has helped the lottery reach sky-high jackpot, critics say

The game's jackpot has increased to an estimated $1.9 billion — one of the largest in U.S. lottery history. → Read More

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Maryland State Police troopers allege racial discrimination in a new lawsuit

The 40-page class-action lawsuit alleges the state's law enforcement agency has a history of engaging in systemic discrimination against its officers of color. → Read More

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N.Y. officials announce plans for a memorial to the victims of the Buffalo shooting

The May 14th Memorial Commission is a step in the state's long-term commitment to supporting and uplifting the East Side Buffalo community, officials say. → Read More

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Are you voting in the midterm elections? We want to know what issues matter to you

NPR wants to hear from people who are voting in this year's midterm elections. Are you planning to vote in the midterm election? What issues are you hoping that politicians address? → Read More

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Online platforms radicalized the Buffalo mass shooting suspect, a new report says

The New York attorney general's office said it reviewed thousands of pages of documents and social media content to study how the suspect used online platforms to plan and publicize the mass shooting. → Read More

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A pair of Levi's that sold for $76K reflects anti-Chinese sentiment of 19th century

A pocket on the 1880s-era pair of jeans says, "The only kind made by white labor." → Read More

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An Ohio man pleads guilty to plotting a mass shooting of college women in 2020

The suspect expressed admiration for Elliot Rodger, the gunman who killed six people and injured 14 others in Isla Vista in May 2014, according to the DOJ. → Read More

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The Buffalo supermarket gunman won't pursue a psychiatric defense in his state case

In a statement to NPR, a spokesperson for the New York State Unified Court System said the defense has "neither filed a notice nor requested an extension to do so." → Read More

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After a deadly mass shooting, the DOJ is launching an anti-hate initiative in Buffalo

The new initiative is a broader effort by the Justice Department that it plans to launch across all 94 United States attorneys' offices over the next year. → Read More

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Photos: Here's what Ian looks like in South Carolina

The storm has landed in South Carolina after devastating southwest and central Florida. Ian brought heavy rain, high winds and flooding along South Carolina coast, causing damage in some areas. → Read More

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Some don't evacuate, despite repeated hurricane warnings, because they can't

People with disabilities, people who can't afford it and people who don't want to abandon their pets are among the many who can't easily get up and leave before a hurricane. → Read More

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A Mississippi man burned a cross in a hate crime, the U.S. Justice Department alleges

The 23-year-old suspect burned the cross in front of his Black neighbors because of their race, according to the U.S. Justice Department. → Read More

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How to help people in Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Fiona

Several organizations are asking for assistance in helping those impacted by Hurricane Fiona. → Read More

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Family Dollar recalls Colgate products that were improperly stored

Family Dollar says it is not aware of any complaints from customers nor any reports of illnesses related to the recall. → Read More

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After migrants arrived in Martha's Vineyard, a community gathered to welcome them

Residents across Martha's Vineyard say they were scrambling to care for the nearly 50 immigrants, who arrived without warning at the local airport. → Read More

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Halle Bailey's 'Little Mermaid' is already making waves among young Black girls

Social media has been filled with videos of Black children watching the teaser of the trailer for the new Little Mermaid movie, which stars Bailey. → Read More

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A Black pastor sues the police who arrested him while watering his neighbors' flowers

The lawsuit names the city of Childersburg, Ala., which oversees the police department that arrested Jennings, as a defendant. → Read More

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A shipment of baby wipes turns out to be $11.8 million worth of cocaine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the seized cocaine totaled more than $11.8 million in street value. → Read More