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Harvard-Westlake's Alyssa Thompson named Gatorade girls' soccer national player of the year

10 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Sophomore Alyssa Thompson scored 48 goals as No. 1 player in the U.S.
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Chicago program hopes to help young men, revitalize West Garfield Park

12 minutes ago   |   ABC

"I never thought I'd be doing the things I'm doing now," one MAAFA Redemption Project member said.
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Tropical storm likely to hit U.S. this week as hurricane season gets off to an active start

14 minutes ago   |   CNBC

The first tropical system of the Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to make landfall in the U.S. this week, according to the National Hurricane Center.
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“Open House” host Sara Gore joins Ryan Serhant's brokerage

24 minutes ago   |   The Real Deal New York

As longtime host of NBC's “Open House,” Sara Gore has toured through dozens of luxury properties. Now she'll also help clients buy and sell them. The TV personality is joining...
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Our America: Meet Opal Lee, the grandmother of Juneteenth

50 minutes ago   |   ABC

Opal Lee, 94, is confident that Juneteenth will finally become a national holiday across the country this year.
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At least seven killed in Nepal flash floods

At least seven killed in Nepal flash floods

52 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Local media reports said the missing foreign nationals are from neighboring China and India.
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‘A bit older and smarter,' former Nats prospect Wil Crowe gets fresh start with Pirates

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

Wil Crowe was traded to Pittsburgh in the deal that sent Josh Bell to the Nationals this winter.
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Vintage toys mean big bucks for local shop owner

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Father's Day is almost here, and the perfect gift for dad might be a trip back in time with some major nostalgia.
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China Launches Astronauts to New Space Station

1 hour ago   |   Scientific American

The nation's first crewed liftoff in nearly five years is the third of 11 planned launches to complete the station's construction
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Baker fined for refusing to make cake for transgender woman's transition

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Baker Jack Phillips said he could not make the cake because of its message and plans to appeal.
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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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