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Report: Officer left university job after case…

A Pennsylvania police officer who fired the shots that killed a teenager fleeing a traffic stop left his previous job with a university police force after prosecutors dropped a case against three men he'd filed charges against

Arkansas to evaluate river sinkhole where kayaker…

Arkansas has hired a consultant to evaluate a stretch of river where a kayaker was dragged to his death when a rare sinkhole created a whirlpool

This Mosquito-Borne Virus Was Found In A Human…

The virus was discovered in the 1960s.

Florida attorney general confronted at Mr. Rogers movie

Protesters confronted Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi at a showing of a documentary about children's TV host Fred Rogers, and they questioned her stands on immigration and health care

Oklahoma veteran given $15,000 in lawn equipment…

A veteran in Oklahoma whose life and business were disrupted when his lawn equipment was stolen no longer needs to face acres of grass using a push mower

Dick Leitsch, gay activist who led 'sip-in,' dies…

A pioneering gay activist who led a 1966 "sip-in" at a New York City bar has died at the age of 83. Dick Leitsch (LIGHTSH) died Friday at a hospice in Manhattan

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South Carolina Congressional Candidate Seriously…

A car driving the wrong direction on the highway crashed into the car Katie Arrington was riding in.

Supermarket Bans Black Man for Questioning Its Policy

A Maine man says he's pursuing legal action after an unpleasant encounter that smacks of racism, the Hill reports. Rory Ferreira, 26, says he wasn't surprised to be carded Tuesday when buying wine at a Shaw's store in Saco, Maine—but got suspicious when his wife was carded too. "I...

US House candidate who beat Sanford seriously…

A South Carolina lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid has been seriously injured in a car wreck

Donut Store Sign: Report on Workers Who Don't Use…

Media attention and Twitter rage have apparently inspired Dunkin' Donuts to remove a sign from a Baltimore location, the Baltimore Sun reports. Posted at the West 41st Street location, the sign urged customers to report on workers who yell in foreign languages. "If you hear any of our staff SHOUTING...

Crying Migrant Girl On Time Cover Wasn't…

The photo was taken by Getty Images photographer John Moore. He never said the girl was separated from her mother.

The State With the Most Psychopaths

Surprise, surprise: The place home to the most psychopaths in the US is Washington, DC. By far. That's according to new research out of Southern Methodist University. The survey doesn't count actual diagnoses but extrapolates from earlier research on the distribution of the "big five" personality traits (extraversion, neuroticism, agreeableness,...

Latino leaders question Census head over…

Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Gets Kicked Out of…

Sarah Huckabee Sanders went out for dinner Friday night in Lexington, Virginia—for a couple of minutes, at least. A server briefly attended to Sanders and her family at the Red Hen until the owner recognized Sanders and had the lot thrown out, CBS News reports. "I just served Sarah...

Pittsburgh Protests Continue After Police Shoot…

Police say an officer opened fire when Antwon Rose attempted to run away during a traffic stop.

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Cop Pulls Over Daughter's Boyfriend, Bad Things Happen

An Ohio police officer was fired for pulling over his daughter's boyfriend and detaining the young man in his squad car, Fox 8 reports. "You can get out. For what? You're going to jail. For what? Get out. For what? Have a seat in my car. We'll make (BEEP) up...

Anthony Bourdain's Toxicology Report Reveals One…

With French police calling Anthony Bourdain's death a suicide , only one investigative question remained: What substances were in his body? The answer: none, save a therapeutic dose of nonnarcotic medicine, a French prosecutor tells the New York Times . The late celebrity chef, 61, had talked openly about his past substance...

Arguments Erupt Over Immigration at the White…

The White House has seen arguments erupt since President Trump signed an executive order to keep migrant families together at the US border, the New York Times reports. Sources say the quarrels began Thursday night and resumed Friday when Kevin McAleenan, who heads Customs and Border Protection, asked how his...

Up For Debate: Is Western Democracy Threatening…

Newsy partners with Intelligence Squared U.S. to restore critical thinking. In this debate: Is western democracy threatening suicide?

Wisconsin man headed to Arizona for new trial in son's death

A Wisconsin man will voluntarily return to Arizona to be re-tried on allegations he killed his son in 2004

Major New York-area traffic bottleneck about to…

An estimated two-and-a-half-year rehabilitation project figures to play havoc with the already congested approach to the Lincoln Tunnel into New York

Far from Southwest, children of workplace raids…

Workplace immigration raids leave US-born children of immigrants with uncertain fate

#MeToo Movement: What About The Boys?

"The Day Ahead" explores the idea of toxic masculinity. With no movement in equal size to that of women, the boys are getting left behind.

The Latest: Latino leaders oppose Census citizenship query

Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose

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Black Sedan Bulls Through Police-Shooting Protest

Hundreds of people hit the streets of Pittsburgh on Friday for the third straight night to protest the police shooting of an unarmed teen, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Angry over the death of Antwon Rose, 17, the protesters stopped and sang outside PNC Park just before 10pm as fans tried...

Online sellers consider how to comply with sales…

While this past week's Supreme Court sales tax ruling will create more obligations and expenses for many small online retailers, owners are already thinking about how they'll comply

How The Rainbow Flag Became A June Staple

"The Day Ahead" takes a look at how the signature rainbow pride flag originated and how bright colors were once used as covert communication.