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Man arrested in Houston road rage killing

Man arrested in Houston road rage killing

The man suspected of fatally shooting a 17-year-old who was a passenger in a vehicle on the way home from a Houston Astros baseball game last month has surrendered to authorities, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said Monday. Gerald Wayne Williams, 34, is charged with felony murder in the July 6 shooting death of 17-year-old…MORE

5 Miami Beach officers face charges after the alleged use of excessive force during arrest inside hotel

5 Miami Beach officers face charges after the alleged use of excessive force during arrest inside hotel

Five Miami Beach police officers are facing criminal charges, accused of using excessive force during the arrests of two men at a local hotel last week. Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced charges against Sgt. Jose Perez, and officers Kevin Perez, Robert Sabater, Steven Serrano and David Rivas at a news conference Monday. The…MORE

The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

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Ron Johnson suggests, without evidence, FBI had advance knowledge of January 6 riot but did nothing
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Ron Johnson suggests, without evidence, FBI had advance knowledge of January 6 riot but did nothing

Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson suggested to his constituents at a luncheon on Saturday that the FBI had advance knowledge of the January 6 insurrection but did nothing to thwart it. Before making the statement, which was captured on video taken at the event, Johnson prefaced it by saying, “I don’t say this publicly.” “So…MORE

New York Times: Andrew Cuomo questioned for 11 hours by New York attorney general’s office in sexual harassment inquiry
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New York Times: Andrew Cuomo questioned for 11 hours by New York attorney general’s office in sexual harassment inquiry

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was questioned by investigators in the state attorney general’s office for 11 hours last month as part of an inquiry into sexual harassment allegations against him, The New York Times reported Monday. The meeting — which took place in Cuomo’s Manhattan office on July 17 — saw the Democratic governor…MORE

This Las Vegas mom of 3 could be kicked out of her home at any time
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This Las Vegas mom of 3 could be kicked out of her home at any time

When CNN knocked on her door, Dasha Kelly panicked, thinking the eviction she’s been dreading was finally at hand. “You guys honestly freaked me out this morning when you knocked,” she said. Kelly and her three daughters — Sharron, 8; Kia, 6; and Imani, 5 — are living on borrowed time, two months behind on…MORE

How misogynoir is oppressing Black women athletes
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How misogynoir is oppressing Black women athletes

Naomi Osaka discovered what it’s like to be at the sharp end of a sporting governing body’s regulations this summer. The ​four-time grand slam singles champion declined to ​attend press conferences as she began her French Open campaign in June — citing the importance of protecting her mental health and addressing the toll that media…MORE

Maricopa County defies latest subpoena request from Arizona state Senate seeking to expand 2020 ballot review
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Maricopa County defies latest subpoena request from Arizona state Senate seeking to expand 2020 ballot review

Maricopa County and Dominion Voting Systems are rebuffing the latest subpoenas from Arizona’s GOP-led Senate for election materials related to the so-called audit of 2020 election ballots. In a defiant letter sent Monday in response to the state Senate’s request, county Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Sellers wrote: “If you haven’t figured out the election…MORE

US-Mexico border arrests remain at highest level in decades amid hottest summer weeks
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US-Mexico border arrests remain at highest level in decades amid hottest summer weeks

Federal authorities in July arrested tens of thousands of migrants attempting to enter the United States from Mexico, likely surpassing June’s numbers that were the highest in decades, raising new health and safety concerns during summer’s hottest days. Customs and Border Protection apprehended more than 176,000 migrants from July 1-28, according to preliminary data obtained…MORE

A rare species thought to be extinct is clinging to survival, study finds
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A rare species thought to be extinct is clinging to survival, study finds

A species of tiny chameleons presumed to be extinct due to deforestation has been found, but it is clinging to survival. Up to only 5.5 centimeters (2.2 inches) long, the critically endangered Chapman’s pygmy chameleon (Rhampholeon chapmanorum) is native to the low-elevation rainforest of the Malawi Hills in southern Malawi, a country in southeastern Africa,…MORE