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Suspect faces multiple charges in a deadly California church shooting
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The Associated Press | May 17, 2022
Authorities said David Chou, the gunman in Sunday's deadly attack at a Southern California church, was a Chinese immigrant motivated by hate for Taiwanese people. Orange County Sheriff's Department via AP SANTA ANA, Calif. — The man accused of opening fire on a Taiwanese church congregation in California was charged ...
In wave after deadly wave, COVID has claimed 1 million lives in the U.S.
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Rob Stein | May 17, 2022
Nurse educator Katie Demelis and nurse manager Nydia White wrap the the body of a patient who died of COVID-19 at Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside, N.Y., on April 15, 2020. Jeffrey Basinger | Newsday via Getty Images One million. That's how many people have now died from ...
South Carolina becomes the latest state to enact a transgender sports ban
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The Associated Press | May 17, 2022
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has quietly signed into law a bill that would ban transgender students from playing girls' or women's sports in public schools and colleges. Jeffrey Collins | AP COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina's governor has quietly signed into law a bill that would ban transgender students ...
A dealer is sentenced to 17.5 years for his role in Mac Miller’s fatal overdose
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Rachel Treisman | May 17, 2022
Mac Miller performs an NPR Tiny Desk Concert on Aug. 1, 2018. Eslah Attar | NPR A Los Angeles man will serve nearly two decades in prison for his role in supplying the fentanyl-laced pills that contributed to rapper Mac Miller's accidental drug overdose in 2018. A federal judge sentenced ...
A suspect has been arrested in a Dallas salon shooting investigated as a hate crime
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The Associated Press | May 17, 2022
Authorities have said a man dressed all in black opened fire at the Hair World Salon on Wednesday, wounding three women, then drove off in a maroon minivan. A suspect has been arrested in the shooting, police said Tuesday. Rebecca Slezak | The Dallas Morning News via AP Updated May ...
Elon Musk says doubt about spam accounts could doom Twitter deal
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The Associated Press | May 17, 2022
Part of the Twitter page of Elon Musk is seen on the screen of a computer in Sausalito, Calif., in April. Eric Risberg | AP LONDON — Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his deal to buy Twitter can't move forward unless the company shows public proof that less than 5% ...
The military’s UFO database now has info from about 400 reported incidents
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Christopher Dean Hopkins, Giles Snyder | May 17, 2022
Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence Scott Bray, left, and Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security Ronald Moultrie speak Tuesday during a House Intelligence, Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee hearing on "Unidentified Aerial Phenomena" on Capitol Hill in Washington. Alex Brandon | AP Updated May 17, 2022 at 11:49 ...
Delaware State University to file a complaint with DOJ after bus search incident
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Jonathan Franklin | May 17, 2022
Delaware State University, a historically Black institution, says the stop and search of a bus transporting members of its women's lacrosse team in Georgia was "constitutionally dubious." Here, the entrance of Delaware State University in Dover, Del., in September 2007. Tim Shaffer/Reuters Delaware State University, a historically Black institution in ...
The ‘great replacement’ conspiracy theory isn’t fringe anymore, it’s mainstream
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Odette Yousef | May 17, 2022
Hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the "alt-right" march down East Market Street toward Emancipation Park during the "Unite the Right" rally August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images A 180-page online screed attributed to the white man accused of killing 10 people at ...