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10 years after Austin Tice vanished in Syria, his family continues its fight for him

Sunday, August 14, 2022

American journalist Austin Tice is believed to have been kidnapped in a suburb of Damascus, Syria, in 2012. His mother says he's being held with a "government-related entity" in Syria.

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Q&A: The polio virus was detected in New York City wastewater. Do you need to worry?

Friday, August 12, 2022

The highly infectious viral disease can lead to permanent paralysis of the arms and legs and even death in some cases. Health officials are urging people to get vaccinated if they haven't been.

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Police say the investigation into 'Rust' movie shooting is nearing the end

Thursday, August 11, 2022

It's been nearly nine months since Alec Baldwin fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins with a gun meant to be used as a prop. They were part of a crew in New Mexico filming the Western Rust.

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Presidents' speeches announcing the death of an enemy can reveal a lot, experts say

Monday, August 08, 2022

President Biden announced that the U.S. killed a top al-Qaida figure in Kabul. Aside from the political and foreign policy implications, experts say such speeches can reveal a lot more about a leader.

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How 3 presidents announced the deaths of terrorist leaders and what it says about them

Friday, August 05, 2022

The way Barack Obama, Donald Trump and Joe Biden announced the deaths of terrorist chiefs revealed much about their own leadership.

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Pregnant? Georgia says that fetus counts as a dependent on your taxes

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

A person at least six weeks pregnant on or after July 20 through Dec. 31, 2022, can submit the fetus as a dependent on their state tax returns starting next year.

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Music Midtown pulls the plug over Georgia's gun laws, highlighting a legal gray area

Monday, August 01, 2022

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Music Midtown canceled the annual festival at Piedmont Park because of legal concerns over the organizers' ability to ban guns during the two-day event.

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One of New York's largest LGBTQ clubs is accused of fostering a toxic environment

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

The celebrity-backed, multilevel Hell's Kitchen nightclub opened a little over a year ago. What ended up being built was far more controversial.

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Rescue groups begin work to rehome 4,000 beagles bred for research

Sunday, July 24, 2022

The beagles were bred by the company Envigo for pharmaceutical research and testing, but conditions at the facility were found to be inhumane. Now the dogs are starting journeys toward forever homes.

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The Marines are set to have the first Black 4-star general in their 246-year history

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Lt. Gen. Michael Langley's nomination hearing to be general and commander of the United States Africa Command for the U.S. Marine Corps is set for Thursday.

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Bulletproof safety pods for schools draw the internet's ire. An expert weighs in

Saturday, July 16, 2022

National Safety Shelters sells safety pods that can fit a classroom of students inside to protect them from active shooters or extreme weather.

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Animal rescue groups across the U.S. band together to rescue 4,000 beagles

Thursday, July 14, 2022

A federal judge ordered thousands of dogs to be rehomed from a Virginia research facility after several inspections revealed poor conditions. Animal rescue groups are working to do just that.

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GLAAD gives social media giants poor grades over lack of protections for LGBTQ users

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

In a new report, GLAAD found that 84% of LGBTQ adults said not enough protections are on social media to prevent discrimination, harassment or disinformation.

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Mississippi's last abortion clinic shuts down. The owner promises to continue working

Thursday, July 07, 2022

The clinic is now headed to Las Cruces, New Mexico, about 40 miles north of El Paso, Texas.

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Uvalde shooting victims are not getting funds fast enough, local officials say

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Texas state Sen. Roland Gutierrez and Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin say they've received complaints about the Uvalde Together Resiliency Center.

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Climate protesters in England glued themselves to a copy of 'The Last Supper'

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Activists from the same group have glued themselves to other paintings at U.K. art galleries in recent days, calling on the government to end all new oil and gas licenses.

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The dealer that sold the gun used in the Oxford High School shooting is being sued

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Four students were killed in the mass shooting in Michigan last November. Seven people were also injured, including a student whose parents are suing Acme Shooting Goods, the weapons dealer.

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Ghislaine Maxwell is sentenced to 20 years in prison

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

"Today's sentence holds Ghislaine Maxwell accountable for perpetrating heinous crimes against children," U.S. Attorney Damian Williams said in a tweeted statement.

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Want to hunt pythons in Florida this summer? This professional has tips

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Registration has opened for Florida's annual python hunting challenge. The competition is not for the faint of heart.

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The police response at Robb Elementary was a failure, a Texas official says

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

It took about an hour and 14 minutes from when officers arrived at the school to when they breached the door and ended the standoff with the gunman.

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