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Man fatally shot by Illinois police ‘still breathing’ when covered by blanket, girlfriend says

In an emotional statement from her hospital bed, Tafara Williams, the survivor of an October 20 police shooting in Waukegan, Illinois, said officers shot her boyfriend, Marcellis Stinnette, and covered

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Tropical Storm Zeta could make direct hit on New Orleans as Category 1 hurricane

Tropical Storm Zeta emerged over the Gulf of Mexico early Tuesday and is taking aim at the Gulf Coast with a possible direct hit on New Orleans. Meteorologist Bill Karins

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Cause of Southern California fire that forced thousands to evacuate may be ‘lashing wire’

An investigation is underway into a lashing wire that may have caused the Silverado Fire, a blaze that has forced tens of thousands of California residents to evacuate as it

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Black man shot dead by police in Philadelphia, sparking heated protests

Police in Philadelphia shot and killed a Black man on Monday, triggering protests that saw at least 30 officers injured, officials said. Police said they shot Walter Wallace Jr., 27,

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‘Fierce defender of Puerto Rico’: Remembering Juan Torruella, first federal appellate judge

Puerto Ricans on the island and in the United States are remembering Juan Torruella, the first Puerto Rican to sit on a U.S. federal appeals court, who died Monday. He

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NYPD sued over ‘brutal response’ to George Floyd protesters

Charlie Monlouis-Anderle was engaged in what they said was a peaceful protest in Brooklyn the evening of June 3 when New York City police officers in full riot gear surrounded

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Colon cancer screening should start at 45, panel recommends

Screening for colorectal cancer should start at age 45, five years earlier than is currently recommended, according to draft guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The update was

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