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Louisville Police Officer Files Lawsuit Against Boyfriend Of Breonna Taylor

Friday, October 30, 2020

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly says Kenneth Walker committed battery, assault and intentional emotional distress. Walker filed a civil lawsuit against the city and the police department last month.

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Long Island 'Superspreader Events' Threaten To Undo Its Success At Controlling Virus

Thursday, October 29, 2020

"Between this wedding and this birthday party, there are 56 positive COVID-19 cases and nearly 300 under quarantine," said Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone.

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U.S. Hospitals Targeted In Rising Wave Of Ransomware Attacks, Federal Agencies Say

Thursday, October 29, 2020

An alert warns hospitals and health care providers that there is "credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat."

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Judge Orders Richmond's Robert E. Lee Statue Can Be Removed

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the statue removed in June. The statue, which stands 60 feet high, is the only Confederate statue still standing on the city's Monument Avenue.

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Life Kit: Tips To Strengthen Your Digital Privacy

Saturday, October 24, 2020

As we spend more of our lives in the digital world, our personal information can be compromised. NPR's Life Kit spoke to experts on how to protect your digital privacy.

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1st 'Murder Hornet' Nest In U.S. Is Found In Washington State

Friday, October 23, 2020

State entomologists found the nest in a tree near the Canadian border. They were led there by an Asian giant hornet to which they had attached a radio tracker. The state plans to eradicate the nest.

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Man Arrested In N.C. Had Plan To Kill Joe Biden, Feds Say

Friday, October 23, 2020

Alexander Hillel Treisman, 19, was indicted on child pornography charges. Federal agents presented evidence suggesting he was obsessed with mass shootings — and drove within 4 miles of Biden's home.

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Researchers Find Doubts About COVID-19 Vaccine Among People Of Color

Thursday, October 22, 2020

At a series of listening sessions, participants voiced worries that the development of a COVID-19 vaccine is being politicized and rushed. Public health experts are taking vaccine hesitancy seriously.

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Safety Board Blames California Diving Boat's Owner For Fire That Killed 34

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The fire started in the boat's salon, where divers had plugged in phones and other devices. Investigators pointed to the lack of a night watchman as a reason for high casualty numbers.

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The Town Of Asbestos, Quebec, Chooses A New, Less Hazardous Name

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The former mining town has watched its name transform from an asset in the late 1800s to a liability in recent decades. Residents voted to change the name to Val-des-Sources, or valley of the springs.

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U.S. Borders With Canada And Mexico Will Stay Closed Another Month

Monday, October 19, 2020

"The situation in the United States continues to be of concern. So we're going to make sure we're keeping Canadians safe as best as we can," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.

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Bernard Cohen, Lawyer Who Argued Loving V. Virginia Case, Dies At 86

Friday, October 16, 2020

Cohen was just a few years out of law school when the ACLU asked if he would take on the case of Richard and Mildred Loving — an interracial couple whose marriage was illegal in their home state.

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Is The Risk Of Sea Level Rise Affecting Florida Home Prices? A New Study Says Yes

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Research published this week finds that home sales volume and prices have declined in coastal census tracts vulnerable to sea level rise, relative to coastal areas less threatened by climate change.

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Wells Fargo Fires More Than 100 Employees Accused Of Coronavirus Relief Fraud

Thursday, October 15, 2020

The employees' alleged actions were outside of their work responsibilities and do not involve Wells Fargo's customers, the company said. The bank says it's cooperating with law enforcement.

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Gun-Waving St. Louis Couple Plead Not Guilty To 2 Felony Charges

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

A grand jury indicted Mark and Patricia McCloskey last week on weapon and evidence charges. The case stems from a confrontation between the McCloskeys and protesters for racial justice on June 28.

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Judge Blocks Wisconsin Governor's Indoor Capacity Limits Amid Spike In COVID-19 Cases

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The rules issued last week limited indoor public gatherings to no more than 25% of total occupancy limits. The state's Tavern League argued the caps would effectively put its members out of business.

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Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly Pause COVID-19 Drug Trials

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The move by Eli Lilly came less than 24 hours after Johnson & Johnson paused further dosing in all of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate clinical trials while it investigated a volunteer's illness.

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Trump Administration Moves To Expand Development In Alaska's Tongass National Forest

Friday, September 25, 2020

For the last two years, the administration has been working to lift the rule prohibiting development in the Tongass, the country's largest national forest.

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Hero Rat Wins A Top Animal Award For Sniffing Out Land Mines

Friday, September 25, 2020

In the last four years, the rat named Magawa has helped to clear over 1.5 million square feet of land. The animal has detected dozens of land mines in Cambodia and is believed to have saved lives.

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Report: Satellite Images Reveal Suspected Detention Sites In China's Xinjiang Region

Thursday, September 24, 2020

The centers have apparently been built and expanded since 2019, even as Chinese officials claimed most of the ethnic Uighurs and others sent to the facilities had "returned to society."

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