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ABC7 San Francisco
1 day ago
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'Miracle baby' found crawling by Louisiana highway after 4-year-old brother found dead, mom arrested

A truck driver found a 1-year-old alive in a ditch off an interstate highway in Louisiana this week, a day after the boy's 4-year-old brother was found dead near the same freeway in what investigators think was a case of abandonment around the time tropical storm conditions hit the area, authorities said.
Boston.com
6 hours ago
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4-year-old Sutton girl found unresponsive in neighbor's pool, pronounced dead

A 4-year-old Sutton girl died after going missing and being found unresponsive in a neighbor's pool Thursday.
www.npr.org
13 hours ago
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Why climate action in Florida doesn't look like other states

Florida and a handful of other states declined to apply for millions of federal dollars for projects to draw down carbon emissions.
Now it falls to cities to make their own climate plans.
ABC7 San Francisco
1 day ago
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His brother was found dead, his mother was arrested before this baby was found crawling by a highway

A Louisiana sheriff says a 1-year-old "miracle baby" survived two days of sometimes stormy weather before a truck driver spotted him crawling along a roadside the day after his 4-year-old brother was found dead and his mother was arrested in Mississippi.
Portland Mercury
2 days ago
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Update: Death Toll Climbs to Eight as Oregon Counties Investigate Potential Links to Heat-Related Illness

The Multnomah County Medical Examiner's Office is now investigating an additional death that occurred during an excessive heat in the Portland region.
Business Insider
3 days ago
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Some student-loan borrowers might get debt cancellation now that a major forgiveness program is back

The Education Department has resumed processing Public Service Loan Forgiveness applications.Processing has been paused since May as borrowers were transitioned away from servicer MOHELA.
www.npr.org
4 days ago
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With a possible second Trump term looming, some DACA recipients are taking risks

DACA recipients are legally allowed to live and work in the U.S. However, the possibility of a second Trump presidency brings a lot of uncertainty for the over half a million DACA permit holders.
PortlandTribune.com
4 days ago
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Four heat-related deaths reported in Portland area

The Multnomah County Medical Examiner's Office has reported four suspected heat-related deaths from the current heat wave.Three of the deaths were Multnomah County residents.
www.npr.org
5 days ago
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With a possible second Trump term looming, some DACA recipients are taking risks

DACA recipients are legally allowed to live and work in the U.S. However, the possibility of a second Trump presidency brings a lot of uncertainty for the over half a million DACA permit holders.
www.cnn.com
5 days ago
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Jennings: Trump's VP pick will be a very marginal choice,' race is about Biden's fitness

Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell, CNN Senior Political Commentator Scott Jennings, Democratic Strategist Doug Thornell and CNN Political Commentator Shermichael Singleton join CNN's Dana Bash to preview Trump's looming VP announcement at next week's Republican National Convention.
PortlandTribune.com
6 days ago
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Report: Former Oregon cornerback Khyree Jackson killed in auto accident

Former Oregon cornerback Khyree Jackson was killed in a car accident in Prince George's County, Maryland on the morning of Saturday, July 6, Maryland State Police reported in a press
www.theguardian.com
6 days ago
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Kentucky shooting: four people killed and three wounded, police say

Four people were killed and three others were wounded in an early Saturday shooting at a home in northern Kentucky, police said.
www.npr.org
6 days ago
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5 people are dead and 3 others wounded after a shooting in northern Kentucky

Four people were killed and three others were wounded by gunfire inside a house in northern Kentucky early Saturday morning, local police say.
PortlandTribune.com
1 week ago
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Man found guilty of 2022 fatal drive-by shooting in Northeast Portland

A man found guilty of a 2022 drive-by shooting in East Multnomah County. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 week ago
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A look at the power that Independent voters hold in Arizona's Senate race

Independent voters are a major force in Arizona politics and candidates in the highly consequential Senate race are taking note.
Fortune
1 week ago
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Biden can move ahead with plan to lower monthly payments for millions of student loan borrowers

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allows the U.S. Education Department to proceed with lowering student loan payments from 10% to 5% of discretionary income. [ more ]
Cbsnews
1 week ago
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NYC Sheriff makes major bust of illegal cannabis shop and distributor in Brooklyn

Sheriff Anthony Miranda said more than $1 million worth of counterfeit products was seized from the Sheepshead Bay location.
He said the bust will have a ripple effect across the five boroughs.
Washington Post
1 week ago
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Officials probe police shooting of teen who allegedly held replica gun

The New York attorney general's office is investigating the fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old boy in Utica, N.Y., who officers say pointed a replica handgun at them. [ more ]
Miami Herald
1 week ago
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Man shot dead on the streets of Liberty City, police say. What we know

A man was shot and killed in Liberty City, Miami. More information pending update. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
1 week ago
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Female dead after Brampton crash Monday | CBC News

Female driver pronounced dead at the scene following a collision in Brampton.
Roads closed in the area as police investigate the fatal crash. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
1 week ago
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People Everywhere Are Making The Funniest Jokes About Last Month's Politics, And I Am On My KNEES Laughing

"they should let abby lee miller moderate debates on CNN" - @noitskatelyn
Cbsnews
1 week ago
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Police release video of fatal shooting of 13-year-old

A 13-year-old was shot and killed by police in Utica, New York.
Police said they originally stopped him and another teen because they matched the description of robbery suspects.
Michael George reports.
www.npr.org
6 years ago
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Making Schools Safer: Harsh Consequences, Or Second Chances?

The school discipline policies in Broward County, Florida have become a national debate on school safety.
The debate revolves around whether to prioritize strict consequences or second chances in maintaining school security. [ more ]
Action News Jax
1 week ago
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Driver charged with DWI after New York nail salon crash that killed 4 and injured 9

A Long Island man crashed his SUV into a nail salon, killing four people and injuring nine, resulting in a charge of driving while intoxicated. [ more ]
New York Post
1 week ago
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NJ special ed teacher accused of sexually assaulting student: prosecutor

A New Jersey special education teacher was charged with sexually assaulting her student. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 week ago
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In historic court-martial, an Air Force general was found not guilty of sexual assault

Maj. Gen. Phillip Stewart has been found not guilty of sexual assault of a female officer in his former command in a historic court-martial at Fort Sam Houston.
Cbsnews
1 week ago
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Demonstrators protest Nassau County transgender athlete ban

Demonstrators gathered outside the Nassau County Legislature Building in Mineola on Saturday to protest new legislation banning transgender athletes from participating in women's and girls' sports at county-owned facilities.
Los Angeles Times
1 week ago
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San Bernardino County man arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal road-rage shooting

Road rage incident led to a fatal shooting in San Bernardino County. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 week ago
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Santa Clara County logs its sixth in-custody death of the year

The inmate at Elmwood Correctional Facility died by suicide, with an investigation ongoing. [ more ]
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ABC7 San Francisco
2 weeks ago
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Indictment accuses former Uvalde schools police chief of delays while shooter was 'hunting' children

The police chief and a former school officer failed to respond effectively during a school shooting, resulting in 21 deaths. They are facing criminal charges. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 weeks ago
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Romanian men posed as immigration agents to rob Latino workers in Orange County, authorities say

Two men in Orange County charged with hate crimes for posing as immigration agents to rob Latino workers. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 weeks ago
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Indictment accuses former Uvalde schools police chief of delays while shooter was 'hunting' children

The police chief and a former school officer failed to respond effectively during a school shooting, resulting in 21 deaths. They are facing criminal charges. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 weeks ago
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Romanian men posed as immigration agents to rob Latino workers in Orange County, authorities say

Two men in Orange County charged with hate crimes for posing as immigration agents to rob Latino workers. [ more ]
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ABC7 San Francisco
2 weeks ago
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North Bay principal charged for not reporting teacher's alleged sex crimes, DA says

Principal charged for not reporting sexual misconduct involving teacher and student. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 weeks ago
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Former Uvalde school police chief indicted in botched response to shooting

Former Uvalde school police chief indicted for botched response to shooting at Robb Elementary. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 week ago
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School police chief is indicted over 2022 Uvalde school shooting response

The former school police chief of Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, has been indicted over his response to the 2022 shooting.
#cnn
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
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Listen to the CNN presidential debate simulcast on NPR

Follow NPR for CNN presidential debate updates, analysis, and context. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
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Never Thought I'd Say This': Pro-Trump Right Praises CNN For Hosting a Non-Partisan' Debate

Right-wing accounts praise CNN's non-partisan moderation in Trump-Biden debate. [ more ]
Axios
2 weeks ago
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CNN presidential debate 2024: How to watch Trump and Biden live Thursday

The first debate between a sitting and former U.S. president is set in 2024, hosted by CNN without Commission on Presidential Debates involvement. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
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Listen to the CNN presidential debate simulcast on NPR

Follow NPR for CNN presidential debate updates, analysis, and context. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
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Never Thought I'd Say This': Pro-Trump Right Praises CNN For Hosting a Non-Partisan' Debate

Right-wing accounts praise CNN's non-partisan moderation in Trump-Biden debate. [ more ]
Axios
2 weeks ago
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CNN presidential debate 2024: How to watch Trump and Biden live Thursday

The first debate between a sitting and former U.S. president is set in 2024, hosted by CNN without Commission on Presidential Debates involvement. [ more ]
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ABC7 San Francisco
2 weeks ago
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Former Uvalde school police chief and officer face charges in Robb Elementary shooting, reports say

Former school officials criminally charged for child endangerment following shooting incident. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
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Meet the Moderator: Jake Tapper

Jake Tapper's ability to moderate the presidential debate may heavily influence perceptions of the candidates and CNN by the public. [ more ]
time.com
2 weeks ago
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Former Uvalde Police Chief Indicted Over Response to Robb Elementary Shooting

June 27, 2024 10:20 PM EDT Austin, Texas The former Uvalde schools police chief was indicted over his role in the slow police response to the 2022 massacre at a Texas elementary school that left 19 children and two teachers dead, the local sheriff said Thursday.
Los Angeles Times
2 weeks ago
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L.A. County deputy was found dead with meth pipe after double shift, autopsy shows

A Los Angeles County deputy died from methamphetamine use during a double shift, as revealed in a death report. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
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Meet the Moderator: Dana Bash.

Dana Bash, CNN's Chief Political Correspondent, plays a crucial role in moderating debates, providing incisive analysis with a more reserved demeanor. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
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Judges Upended Biden's Student Loan Repayment Plan. What Happens Now?

Biden's student loan repayment plan faces legal hurdles with temporary blockage of benefits by federal judges. [ more ]
Miami Herald
2 weeks ago
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Missing Key Biscayne man's paddleboard found near Fort Lauderdale, Coast Guard says

The U.S. Coast Guard is conducting a search for a missing man who went spearfishing off the coast of Florida and the search area spans from Miami-Dade County to Palm Beach County. [ more ]
Kqed
1 month ago
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California Schools' Police Calls Shed Light on Student Safety Concerns | KQED

Incidents in police logs remain shielded from the public eye, leading to an undercount of school-related incidents in California. [ more ]
AP News
2 months ago
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US and UK issue new sanctions on Iran in response to Tehran's weekend attack on Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and U.K. on Thursday imposed a new round of sanctions on Iran as concern grows that Tehran's unprecedented attack on Israel could fuel a wider war in the Middle East.
Los Angeles Times
2 hours ago
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Shooting in Thousand Oaks leaves two men dead

Two people are dead after a shooting in Thousand Oaks on Friday morning, authorities said.
Portland Mercury
1 hour ago
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Another Suspected Heat-Related Death Pushes Oregon's Tally into Double Digits

The Multnomah County Medical Examiner's Office is now investigating another death that occurred around the time of an excessive heat in the Portland region.
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