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Protesters take to San Jose, Oakland streets to stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Instead of kicking back on Independence day, many took to the streets. A Blackout Solidarity Protest was held at Oakland's Lake Merritt and artists painted "Black Lives Matter...
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TSN sportscaster Dan O'Toole's baby was not abducted: police source

TSN sportscaster Dan O'Toole's baby was not abducted: police source

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

A Canadian sports personality's social media post Thursday indicating his 1-month-old baby had been “taken” from him was inaccurate as no abduction had taken place, Durham...
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Coronavirus live updates: Marin County added to state's watch list where COVID-19 is getting worse

12 hours ago   |   ABC

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Marin County has been added to California's coronavirus watch list where the virus is getting worse.
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Oakland woman, a descendant of Thomas Jefferson's slave Sally Hemings, turns 100 on July 4th

12 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

It's a celebration a century in the making - but the story goes back even farther. On this Fourth of July, Velma Williams is turning 100-years-old. The Oakland woman is a...
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Oakland woman, a descendant of Thomas Jefferson's slave Sally Hemings, turns 100 this July 4th 

15 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The Oakland woman is a descendant of Sally Hemings, one of Thomas Jefferson's slaves with whom he had several children. She is the great-great granddaughter of Sally's older...
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Coronavirus live updates: 2 more San Quentin death row inmates die amid COVID-19 outbreak at prison

1 day ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

UPDATE: Two more death row inmates at San Quentin have died amid an outbreak at the prison. Officials say at this time it appears they died from complications related to COVID-19.
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Husband of woman caught on video pointing gun at black family loses job after arrest

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

Oakland University has fired the Michigan man whose wife was caught on video pointing a gun at a black woman and her teenage daughter following a wild shouting match outside a...
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Coronavirus live updates: Pacifica, Half Moon Bay beaches, parking lots closed for holiday weekend

1 day ago   |   ABC

BEACH CLOSURES: If you were planning to go the beach in Pacifica or Half Moon Bay this weekend, you might want to make other plans. Beaches and parking lots will be closed...
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‘She's got the gun on me': Video shows white woman pulling pistol on black mother, daughter in Michigan

1 day ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

First, the white woman allegedly bumped into Takelia Hill's teenage daughter. Then, her husband seemed to try to hit the black Michigan mother with their minivan.
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Coronavirus California: Oakland Unified School District eyeing possible plans for 2020

2 days ago   |   ABC

Oakland Unified says we won't see actual plans in place until July 10th, and those plans are subject to change depending on what happens with the coronavirus pandemic.
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Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young is among a number of other iconic rockers who have an issue with Trump's use of their music. Read more ...

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

The Bellagio might have suffered the biggest ever sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history when it allowed a quarter-million dollars in winning wagers to be placed on baseball... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

Kanye West announces he's running for president

Kanye West announces he's running for president

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” the Chicago rapper... Read more ...

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was alert and sent to a hospital after being hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Two Yankees have tested positive for coronavirus before coming to New York, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Saturday. DJ LeMahieu, one of the Yankees' top hitters, and... Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...