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Family demands answers after son found shot to death, burned in north Houston

14 minutes ago   |   ABC

Joseph Olguin, a 24-year-old father, was found dead next to a dumpster and his family says they're in the dark about his death.
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Newsom orders flags to half-staff in honor of LAPD senior detention officer who died from COVID-19

38 minutes ago   |   ABC

California is honoring a senior detention officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, the agency's first employee to die from COVID-19.
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Boris Johnson's care home comments ‘SLAP IN THE FACE' for workers ‘risking lives on frontline' - charity chief to RT

Boris Johnson's care home comments ‘SLAP IN THE FACE' for workers ‘risking lives on frontline' - charity chief to RT

1 hour ago   |   RT

The British government has historically neglected the social care sector, so it is not surprising that Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to shift the blame for the huge...
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Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse

Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse

1 hour ago   |   WCVB

The Boston Red Sox recently issued a strong statement about fighting racism at Fenway Park, following the death of George Floyd. But the team's words rang hollow for more than...
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Free ambulance helps save mothers and babies in Kenya lockdown

1 hour ago   |   National Post

NAIROBI - As soon as Kenya introduced a coronavirus curfew, Dr. Jemimah Kariuki, an obstetrician-gynecologist at Nairobi's Kenyatta Hospital, started seeing more death and...
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Cincinnati Zoo's cheetah cub Kris celebrates 1st birthday

Cincinnati Zoo's cheetah cub Kris celebrates 1st birthday

1 hour ago   |   WLWT

Cincinnati Zoo's cheetah cub Kris is celebrating her first birthday Tuesday.
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Khabib's late father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov to have home village in Dagestan renamed in his honor after seven days of mourning

Khabib's late father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov to have home village in Dagestan renamed in his honor after seven days of mourning

1 hour ago   |   RT

The Dagestan village of Kirovaul, where Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov lived and was buried following his death last week, will be renamed in his honor once seven days of mourning...
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Senegal slave island, moved by George Floyd's death, renames Europe Square

1 hour ago   |   National Post

DAKAR - Senegal's Goree Island, which for centuries served as a way station in the Transatlantic slave trade, has changed the name of its Europe Square in response to the death...
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The data on coronavirus deaths don't tell the story Trump claims it does

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

Deaths are down, which is good. The question is whether they'll stay down as cases spike.
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A.M. Roundup: Report seeks to absolve DOH of COVID-19 related nursing home deaths

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gained national recognition for his handling of the coronavirus crisis, but his critics will quickly point out the high death toll in nursing home facilities...
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New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New federal guidelines say international students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall. Read more ...

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted on Monday. Read more ...

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by... Read more ...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

The adviser to the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of treason. Formerly a journalist, Ivan Safronov was working at Roscosmos for... Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

Speed was likely a factor in the crash, police said. Read more ...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over flag decision

President Donald Trump blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax.” Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equality. Read more ...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park confrontation

Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation for calling 911 to report she was being threatened by “an African-American man” when bird watcher Christian Cooper appeared to keep his... Read more ...

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Major League Baseball is revealing each team's full slate Monday night, which has been shortened to 60 games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...