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Kyle Beach reveals he is the player suing the Chicago Blackhawks over sex assault

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Beach said that he was sexually assaulted by a video coach for the hockey team in 2010 and that the team did nothing about it for weeks. Beach came forward publicly for the first time Wednesday.

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The NCAA's focus on profits means far more gets spent on men's championships

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

NCAA spending per Division I and national championship participants was $4,285 for men and $2,588 for women in the 2018-19 season. The gap is even larger for single-gender sports, the report shows.

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Lawmakers may honor Prince with a Congressional Gold Medal

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Ilhan Omar introduced the bill calling for Prince to posthumously receive the award. The Congressional Gold Medal has been awarded to only 163 people since 1776.

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A historic storm brings heavy rain, flooding and mud flows to Northern California

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Flooding was reported across the San Francisco Bay Area while the National Weather Service's Sacramento office warned of "potentially historic rain."

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On-set deaths from prop guns are rare — but not unheard of

Friday, October 22, 2021

The death of director of photography Halyna Hutchins on a film set in Santa Fe, N.M., is a reminder that prop weapons can pose a serious risk. But Hollywood history includes only a few such incidents.

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Researchers pinpoint when the Vikings came to Canada. It was exactly 1,000 years ago

Thursday, October 21, 2021

It has long been known that the Vikings arrived in the Americas sometime before Christopher Columbus. Now, a new article in the journal Nature concludes the exact year was 1021.

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Despite climate change promises, governments plan to ramp up fossil fuel production

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

A new study by the United Nations shows that the world's governments plan to carry on using coal, gas, and oil — despite promises made under the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

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Teachers and civil rights groups sue over Oklahoma's ban on critical race theory

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The lawsuit argues that Oklahoma's law banning lessons on gender and race interferes with students' and educators' First Amendment right to learn and talk about those issues in school.

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Washington State fires its football coach over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Head football coach Nick Rolovich and four assistants were fired for defying the state's vaccine mandate. School officials said a small number of university workers chose not to get vaccinated.

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LA County wants Vanessa Bryant to get a psych exam before her lawsuit goes to trial

Monday, October 18, 2021

Vanessa Bryant and others who lost family members in the January 2020 helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant sued Los Angeles County over leaked photos of the crash scene that were allegedly shared.

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How #NiUnaMenos grew from the streets of Argentina into a regional women's movement

Friday, October 15, 2021

Ni Una Menos, or Not One Less, started out in Argentina as a slogan chanted by thousands protesting the murders of young women. It eventually spawned a women's rights movement across Latin America.

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Facebook will adopt new policies to address harassment targeting public figures

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Facebook is banning some types of content that degrades, sexualizes, and otherwise harasses elected officials, celebrities, activists, and journalists.

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United Airlines must delay its vaccine mandate for workers seeking an exemption

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

A federal judge ordered United Airlines to temporarily halt its plan to remove unvaccinated employees seeking a religious or medical exemption from the company payroll.

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Get the candy bowl ready. Dr. Fauci says Halloween is a go this year

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, tells CNN that young children should be able to go trick-or-treating outdoors for Halloween this year.

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Pelosi's trip to Rome was disrupted by violent anti-vaccine mandate protests

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had to be escorted from a Mass in Rome on Saturday after major protests against Italy's new vaccine mandates broke out.

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California's Justice Department is now investigating the cause of the oil spill

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

California Attorney General Rob Bonta says investigators will work to find the cause of the oil spill and whether anything could have been done to prevent the spill.

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U.S. travelers are back in the saddle again. But they've adapted to a new reality

Saturday, October 09, 2021

The U.S. travel industry is rebounding after taking massive hits early in the pandemic. But Americans are making different choices now, such as staying closer to home and choosing rural destinations.

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U.S. officials will negotiate a new security deal with Mexico during talks Friday

Friday, October 08, 2021

The high-level talks come at a time when the U.S. and Mexico are dealing with an ongoing surge at their shared border.

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Los Angeles will require proof of a COVID-19 vaccine for indoor establishments

Thursday, October 07, 2021

Mayor Eric Garcetti approved the sweeping ordinance on Wednesday, adding Los Angeles to a list of other major cities requiring patrons to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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The Dodgers trump the Cardinals with a late game walk-off home run

Thursday, October 07, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers will now face off against the their biggest rivals, the San Francisco Giants, in the National League division series this Friday.

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