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Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 248 cases, 16 deaths

27 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Illinois public health officials reported 248 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 16 related deaths Thursday.
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Journalist shot to death in southern Mexico, 2nd this year

29 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Prosecutors in southern Mexico say journalist Gustavo Sánchez Cabrera has been shot to death, at least the second such killing in the country so far this year
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Justice For Mikayla Miller: Black And Brown Politicians Demand Independent Investigation Into Teen's Death

Justice For Mikayla Miller: Black And Brown Politicians Demand Independent Investigation Into Teen's Death

37 minutes ago   |   News One

A group of Black and brown elected officials from Massachusetts is demanding that there be an independent investigation into the death of Mikayla Miller , a 16-year-old Black...
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Suspects in Aiden Leos Road Rage Shooting Got Into Separate Highway Altercation Days Later

57 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, and Wynne Lee, 23, are charged in the May shooting death of Aiden Leos.
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Zambia Enters 21 Days of Mourning After Death of Founding President Kenneth Kaunda

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

Kaunda was a leader of the campaign that ended British colonial rule and he became Zambia's first democratically elected president in 1964. He led the country, which became a...
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Janet Malcolm, Provocative Journalist With a Piercing Eye, Dies at 86

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Her subjects ranged widely, but she took special aim at journalism itself, writing that every journalist “knows that what he does is morally indefensible.”
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The Biden administration will invest $3.2 billion in COVID-19 antiviral drugs

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File The Biden administration announced Thursday that it will invest $3.2 billion in the development and manufacturing of antiviral...
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Critic's Notebook: Tribeca 2021 Docs about Larry Flynt, Anthony Bourdain, A Child's Death and China's Industrial March

Critic's Notebook: Tribeca 2021 Docs about Larry Flynt, Anthony Bourdain, A Child's Death and China's Industrial March

2 hours ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

Real-life film festivals are back! Or so I hear. After its 2020 plans for public exhibition were scuttled by the pandemic, the Tribeca Film Festival - sorry, I mean “Tribeca...
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Man charged with murder in December shooting death of 20-year-old in Humboldt Park

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A 21-year-old man was arrested for the murder of a man in Humboldt Park last December, Chicago police announced Wednesday.
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US, Israeli Policies Drive Houthi - Hezbollah Defense Pact as Yemen Feel Palestine's Pain

2 hours ago   |   MintPress News

SANA'A, YEMEN - A young groom in his early twenties, Zaid Abdullah al-Shareif, took to the stage adorned in traditional Yemeni wedding attire. He wasn't just announcing his...
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Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city and community leaders declare racism a public health crisis in Chicago. Lightfoot, joined by Dr. Allison Arwady Thursday morning... Read more ...

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

COPENHAGEN - Denmark and Belgium players halted their European Championship match Thursday for a stadium-wide minute's applause for Christian Eriksen. Read more ...

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's first president and champion of African independence Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 97, the country's president Edgar Lungu announced on Facebook Thursday evening. Read more ...

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

Many Republican lawmakers cited concerns over the actual name of the holiday and whether it conflates with the July 4th federal holiday. Read more ...

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force in Iraq. The resolution passed 268-161. The... Read more ...

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

The White House announced Thursday that most federal workers will have Friday off due to the new Juneteenth federal holiday, which President Biden will sign into law Thursday... Read more ...

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police used a controversial new law to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper, accusing them of “collusion with a foreign country" to... Read more ...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls listed for $590,000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado real estate is on fire, but even so, will there be any takers for a vandalized $590,000 property described as a "little slice of... Read more ...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is ALREADY linked to Spurs job after Fonseca deal collapses

The internet has reacted after it was announced that the typically hot-headed ex-AC Milan legend Gennaro Gattuso has left his post as Fiorentina manager just 23 days into the... Read more ...

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

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