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Tens Of Thousands Of Black Women Vanish Each Year. This Website Tells Their Stories

Friday, September 24, 2021

Erika Marie Rivers created the Our Black Girls website to shine a light on Black girls and women who have gone missing or were murdered, a demographic that gets disproportionately less media coverage.

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A Texas Doctor Says He Defied The Abortion Law, Risking Lawsuits

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Dr. Alan Braid said that his decision to perform an abortion past the six-week mark earlier this month was a matter of duty.

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3 Tourists Allegedly Attacked A Hostess Who Asked For Vaccine Proof At A Restaurant

Friday, September 17, 2021

The hostess reportedly had to be taken to the hospital after the New York City incident, and the three women, who are from Texas, were arrested.

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9 Lions And Tigers At The National Zoo Are Being Treated For COVID

Friday, September 17, 2021

Zookeepers noticed something was amiss when the animals began eating less and were seen coughing and sneezing. Visitors are not at risk because the public doesn't have access to the enclosures.

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A Shimmering Rainbow Fly Has Been Named In Honor Of RuPaul

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The colorful, iridescent soldier fly in question has "legs for days," Australian researcher Bryan Lessard said. He hopes that pop culture names will help attract attention for vulnerable species.

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Young People Are Anxious About Climate Change And Say Governments Are Failing Them

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

A new study shows more than half of young people say climate change makes them feel afraid, sad, anxious, angry, powerless and helpless. And government inaction in particular makes them worried.

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How Emma Raducanu, 18-Year-Old US Open Winner, Made Tennis History

Sunday, September 12, 2021

At only 18 years old, she's the youngest player to win a Grand Slam singles tournament since 2004. She's also the first female British player to win a Grand Slam event in 44 years.

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Climate Change Is Making Natural Disasters Worse — Along With Our Mental Health

Saturday, September 11, 2021

With so many disasters happening so frequently, many people are feeling overwhelmed or hopeless. Reflecting on what you can do personally to combat climate change may help, a psychiatrist says.

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TSA Is Doubling Fines For Those Who Refuse To Wear A Mask While Flying

Friday, September 10, 2021

President Biden says, "If you break the rules, be prepared to pay." He calls the harassment aimed at airline employees over masks "wrong" and "ugly."

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Before Dying, An Unvaccinated TikTok User Begged Others Not to Repeat Her Mistake

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Megan Alexandra Blankenbiller got sick before she was able to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and she spent her time in the hospital trying to help others to get the shot.

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A Banksy Piece Was Shredded At Auction In 2018. Now, It May Sell For Millions More

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

After selling for $1.4 million three years ago, the half-destroyed piece is going back up for sale with big expectations.

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TikTok Activists Are Flooding A Texas Abortion Reporting Site With Spam

Friday, September 03, 2021

A new law in Texas makes it illegal to have an abortion after six weeks, as well as to help anyone have an abortion. Activists are spamming a website set up to report people for violating the law.

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A Maskless Church Camp And Conference Are Linked To 180 COVID-19 Cases

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

The Illinois events, both hosted by one unnamed organization, did not require masks or COVID-19 testing. Officials say that more than 1,000 people across at least four states could have been exposed.

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Nia DaCosta Is The 1st Black Female Director To Debut Atop The U.S. Box Office

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The 31-year-old director and screenwriter's horror film Candyman — a reboot of the 1992 classic — made history as it raked in more than $22 million in its opening weekend.

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In China, Kids Are Limited To Playing Video Games For Only 3 Hours Per Week

Monday, August 30, 2021

Online gaming companies are barred from offering their services to minors except for an hour on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. New rules also require players to sign on using their real names.

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The Attack Outside Kabul Airport Pushes The U.S. Exit Into Deeper Disarray

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Thursday's terrorist attack left at least 13 U.S. service members and at least 60 Afghan civilians dead. It came less than a week before an Aug. 31 deadline to withdraw U.S. forces from the country.

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Voting Advocates Say Women's Equality Day Has A Complicated (And Yes, Racist) History

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Women's Equality Day commemorates the day that the 19th amendment was certified on August 26, 1920. It was a watershed moment, but voting rights advocates say its true legacy is more nuanced.

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He's In Prison For Killing A Trooper. Now, Some Black Police Groups Want Him Released

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Sundiata Acoli, a former member of the Black Panther Party, was convicted in the 1973 death of a New Jersey state trooper. His supporters say the 84-year-old has been a model prisoner.

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A Mom Is Braiding Kids' Hair For Free So Parents Have One Less Back-To-School Stress

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

After experiencing an act of kindness herself, Brittany Starks found a unique way to help parents prepare their children for the return to school: by braiding kids' hair for free.

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Fines For Disruptive Plane Passengers, Often Over Masks, Have Reached $1 Million

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Nearly 4,000 incidents of disruptive behavior have been logged on planes this year, according to the FAA.

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