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Max Ritvo, Poet Who Chronicled His Battle With Cancer, Dies At 25

Saturday, August 27, 2016

The Los Angeles native was diagnosed at 16 with Ewing's sarcoma, a rare cancer that affects bones and soft tissue in children. He gained wide recognition for his works on fighting the illness.

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DOJ to End Use of Private Prisons

Thursday, August 18, 2016

As of December 2015, more than 22,000 federal inmates — or about 12 percent of the total — were in private facilities.

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Water Everywhere, Louisiana Residents Struggle for Dry Land

Monday, August 15, 2016

More than 10,000 people were in shelters Sunday, according to Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

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Unrest Follows Fatal Police Shooting In Milwaukee

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Violence erupted and businesses were set aflame in protest across the city's north side after an officer shot and killed a 23-year-old man. Police say the man was fleeing a traffic stop and was armed.

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Muslim Imam And His Associate Killed In New York Shooting

Saturday, August 13, 2016

The two men were shot Saturday while walking home from afternoon prayers at a mosque in the borough of Queens, according to media reports that cited witnesses.

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Queens Imam Shot Dead Outside Mosque

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Police say imam and an associate were both shot in the back of the head as they left a mosque.

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Alex Rodriguez Ends Yankees Career After 6-3 Victory Over Rays

Saturday, August 13, 2016

"A-Rod" played third base one last time on Yankees turf on Friday. After a controversial career, including admitted steroid use, a sellout crowd bid the 41-year-old designated hitter a warm farewell.

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Appeals Court Won't Toss Charges Against US Sen. Menendez

Friday, July 29, 2016

Prosecutors allege that a Florida ophthalmologist plied New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez with gifts and campaign donations in exchange for political influence.

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One Killed, 12 Injured In Explosion In The German City Of Ansbach

Monday, July 25, 2016

Police in the southern German city of Ansbach say a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 12 people.

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Mike Piazza Enters Baseball's Hall of Fame

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Piazza is just the second player to be inducted as a Met.

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2 Major California Wildfires Prompt Thousands Of Home Evacuations

Sunday, July 24, 2016

A burned body was found near a massive northern Los Angeles brushfire that's forced the evacuation of 1,500 homes. As of Saturday night, the 31-square-mile fire was just 10 percent contained.

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Crane Collapses on Tappan Zee Bridge

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Governor Cuomo said all but the southernmost lane would be reopened by the Wednesday morning commute.

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3 Officers Dead, 3 Hurt in Baton Rouge Shooting

Sunday, July 17, 2016

The shooting - which happened less than 1 mile from police headquarters - comes amid spiraling tensions across the city - and the country - between the black community and police.

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Portugal Beats France 1-0 In Extra Time To Win 2016 UEFA Euro Cup

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Twelve years after losing to Greece in their last final appearance, Portugal raises the Euro Cup. The win came with a late strike from substitute Éder and with no Cristiano Ronaldo, due to injury.

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Iraqi Officials Say 83 People Killed, 176 Wounded In 2 Baghdad Bombings

Saturday, July 02, 2016

The two separate Baghdad attacks come just over a week after Iraqi forces declared the city of Fallujah "fully liberated" from IS.

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Gay Talese Won't Promote New Book Amid Credibility Questions

Friday, July 01, 2016

Talese told The Washington Post he should not have believed the subject of the book who allegedly spied on guests at a Colorado motel from the 1960s to the 1990s.

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Last Union Holdouts Reach Tentative Deal with NJ Transit

Saturday, June 25, 2016

United Transportation Union Local 60 and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers were the final two unions of an 11-member coalition to reach agreements with the agency

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Texas Affirmative Action Plan Survives Supreme Court Review

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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The University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court.
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Obama Immigration Plan Blocked by 4-4 Tie at Supreme Court

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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A tie vote sets no national precedent, but leaves in place the ruling by the lower court
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50 Killed in Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Authorities are looking into whether the attack was an act of domestic or international terror, and if the shooter acted alone.

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