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How has the pandemic affected America’s youth? Share your stories

How has the pandemic affected America’s youth? Share your stories

For more than a year, young people have watched as America’s adults grapple with a once-in-a-century crisis. So how has the coronavirus pandemic impacted them? Young people haven’t had much of a say in how the world addressed the pandemic, but they’ve borne the brunt of it in many ways. What was fun in the…MORE

Long Island county legislature votes to allow first responders to sue protesters and sets civil fines of up to $50,000

Long Island county legislature votes to allow first responders to sue protesters and sets civil fines of up to $50,000

The legislature for Nassau County, New York, approved a bill Monday that says anyone who harasses or injures a first responder — which includes police officers — can be fined up to $50,000 while giving first responders the ability to sue the person directly. After a heated, five-hour public testimony period, the legislature on Long…MORE

Man arrested in Houston road rage killing

Man arrested in Houston road rage killing

The man suspected of fatally shooting a 17-year-old who was a passenger in a vehicle on the way home from a Houston Astros baseball game last month has surrendered to authorities, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said Monday. Gerald Wayne Williams, 34, is charged with felony murder in the July 6 shooting death of 17-year-old…MORE

5 Miami Beach officers face charges after the alleged use of excessive force during arrest inside hotel

5 Miami Beach officers face charges after the alleged use of excessive force during arrest inside hotel

Five Miami Beach police officers are facing criminal charges, accused of using excessive force during the arrests of two men at a local hotel last week. Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced charges against Sgt. Jose Perez, and officers Kevin Perez, Robert Sabater, Steven Serrano and David Rivas at a news conference Monday. The…MORE

Bay Area counties reinstate mask mandate, joining other cities and states as Covid-19 cases surge
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Bay Area counties reinstate mask mandate, joining other cities and states as Covid-19 cases surge

A mandate to wear face coverings in indoor public places is back for millions of residents — even those fully vaccinated — in the San Francisco Bay Area as the highly contagious Delta variant causes a spike in new Covid-19 cases. Health officers from San Francisco, Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo and…MORE

A Black man feared the vaccine because of the Tuskegee experiment. After Covid-19 devastated his family, he changed his mind
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A Black man feared the vaccine because of the Tuskegee experiment. After Covid-19 devastated his family, he changed his mind

Timothy Moore grew up wary of medical treatments in his hometown of Tuskegee, Alabama. His parents had seen what happened to Black people who participated in the unethical Tuskegee syphilis study, where researchers let syphilis progress in Black men without treating them to justify treatment programs for them between 1932 and 1972. So when Covid-19…MORE

Florida judge orders destruction of suppressed video evidence in Robert Kraft case
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Florida judge orders destruction of suppressed video evidence in Robert Kraft case

A Palm Beach County, Florida, judge ordered the destruction of video evidence previously suppressed in the case against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, according to court documents. Judge Leonard Hanser on Friday ordered that the “state shall destroy the suppressed evidence forthwith and submit documentation to this Court outlining the steps it took to…MORE

450,000 honeybees have been occupying the walls of this home for 35 years. They just got rehomed
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450,000 honeybees have been occupying the walls of this home for 35 years. They just got rehomed

Sara Weaver and her husband knew their newest home purchase in Pennsylvania needed some extra love and attention — but what they didn’t know is that an estimated 450,000 bees had been living in the walls for almost 35 years. Weaver bought the 1872 farmhouse in Skippack, about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia, in December…MORE

Families of Dayton shooting victims file suit against manufacturer of large-capacity magazines
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Families of Dayton shooting victims file suit against manufacturer of large-capacity magazines

A group comprising survivors and victims’ families in the 2019 mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the large-capacity magazine (LCM) used in the shooting, according to court documents. The lawsuit filed in Clark County District Court in Nevada is asking for damages as well as an injunction for…MORE

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Kanye West to release new album this week

Kanye West to release new album this week

  Kanye West made headlines over the weekend, appearing at multiple events in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Sunday, Ye held a private listening party for his new album LP 10 (Donda). The album reportedly will feature Travis Scott, Post Malone, Lil Baby, and Tyler The Creator. Tyler was in a viral video with Kanye that…

‘Just A Friend’ Artist Biz Markie has passed at 57

‘Just A Friend’ Artist Biz Markie has passed at 57

  By: Josh Lea @joshdlea Biz Markie, known by many for his hit song, Just A Friend, passed away on Friday from complications of type II diabetes. Markie, a native of Harlem, New York, began his rise in 1988 with his debut album Going Off. The album featured Markie’s calling card of beatboxing with the…

Drake gets slammed for tattoo of himself in front of the Beatles

Drake gets slammed for tattoo of himself in front of the Beatles

Drake recently posted a pic of his newest tattoo on Instagram featuring the famous Beatles walk across Abbey Road. However, he tattooed himself in front of the Beatles. Drake, of course, famously said in the song ‘Going Bad’ “I got more slaps than the Beatles.” Supporters of the Beatles didn’t take long to slam Drake…

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