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Richmond school named after confederate general will be changed to Barack Obama Elementary

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Google, FILE(RICHMOND, Va.) — A predominantly African-American elementary school in Richmond, Virginia, is dropping its confederate general name and will soon be known as Barack Obama Elementary. A predominantly African-AmericanRead More

Cop took out gun during Sterling Brown tasing incident, body-cam footage shows

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Milwaukee Police Dept.(MILWAUKEE) — One of the officers involved in the tasing and arrest of unarmed Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown briefly took his gun out of his holster duringRead More

Marine who marched with neo-Nazis in Charlottesville found guilty in court-martial

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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — The U.S. Marine who marched with neo-Nazis in last summer’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been found guilty in a summary court-martialRead More

Viral video of toddler breaching pool gate offers warning for parents

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WFAA(NEW YORK) — A video of a toddler scaling a locked and covered ladder to reach an above-ground pool has now gone viral online, serving as a warning for allRead More

'We shouldn’t be the "stars" of the school-­shooting generation': Inside Parkland shooting survivors David and Lauren Hogg's new book

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Teen activist David Hogg and his younger sister Lauren Hogg rose to national fame in the aftermath of the Valentine’s Day massacre at their highRead More

3 people die after being pulled from apartment swimming pool in NC

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iStock/Thinkstock(DURHAM, N.C.) — Three people died after being pulled early Tuesday morning from a pool in a North Carolina apartment complex near Duke University, authorities said. The two males andRead More

Uproar grows as administration digs in on child separation policy

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David McNew/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump defended his controversial immigration policies on Monday ahead of a closely watched meeting with GOP lawmakers who have criticized his administration’s “zero-tolerance” approachRead More

Illinois hospital forced to divert patients as floodwaters rush in; motorists stranded

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iStock/Thinkstock(ROCKFORD, Ill.) — An Illinois hospital halted intake on Monday after a storm battered parts of the state with heavy rain and flooding that left some residents stranded in thereRead More

Over 550 guns seized from home of felon in Southern California

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department(AGUA DULCE, Calif.) — A tip from a neighbor about a man in possession of “a large number of guns” turned out to be an understatement.Read More

Audio recording emerges of 'orchestra' of crying children in migrant detention center

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection(NEW YORK) — Young migrant children, fighting through tears, can be heard crying “Mami” and “Papa” in an eight-minute audio clip first obtained by ProPublica. TheRead More