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Black firefighters in NC allege racism amid larger reckoning

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- They threw her new cellphone on the roof of the station house and placed nails under the wheels of her...

Biden plans swift moves to protect and advance LGBTQ rights

As vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before his boss, President Barack...

Prison sentence for man who threatened Black renters

A North Carolina man who pleaded guilty to charges that he threatened to shoot a Black family for renting a home has been...

Charlottesville rally organizer denied concealed gun permit

The primary organizer of a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been denied a concealed handgun permitByThe Associated PressNovember 25, 2020,...

2 New York City police officers shot, suspect killed

Two New York City police officers shot and killed an off-duty college security officer after he opened fire and wounded them as they...

Bruce Boynton, who inspired 1961 Freedom Rides, dies at 83

Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer who inspired the “Freedom Rides," has died at the age of 83ByThe Associated PressNovember 24, 2020,...

Kansas man charged with federal hate crime for racial threat

A Kansas man has been charged with a federal hate crime after allegedly threatening a Black juvenile while shouting racial slursByThe Associated PressNovember...

Prosecutors: Men in gun conspiracy had white supremacy ties

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Two men previously charged with conspiring to make and sell illegal firearms also discussed shooting protesters after scouting a Black...

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As Thanksgiving Weekend Comes Ends, Gov. Murphy Expects Same COVID Travel Recommendations For Christmas – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As 2020’s Thanksgiving travel period winds down near-empty ticket counters and much shorter security lines...
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Production On ‘Jeopardy!’ To Resume Monday With Guest Hosts – CBS Los Angeles

CULVER CITY (CBSLA) — Production on “Jeopardy!” is scheduled to resume on Monday following the death of Alex...

Assassinated Iranian nuclear scientist shot with remote-controlled machine gun, news agency says

With top Iranian officials blaming Israel, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and others have promised revenge for...

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