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A Texas school board proposes the non-renewal of a contract for a principal accused of promoting critical race theory

A Texas school board proposes the non-renewal of a contract for a principal accused of promoting critical race theory

A Texas school district board voted unanimously to give notice of a proposed non-renewal of the contract of a principal at the center of controversy over critical race theory. James Whitfield, principal of Colleyville Heritage High School in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, was placed on paid administrative leave in late August, a month after a…MORE

FBI cart away possible evidence from Gabby Petito’s fiancé’s home as the search for him continues

FBI cart away possible evidence from Gabby Petito’s fiancé’s home as the search for him continues

After many hours spent and many items removed, the FBI’s search of the family home of Gabby Petito’s fiancé, Brian Laundrie, in Florida ended Monday. But authorities are continuing to look for the man who, according to his family, disappeared a week ago, three days after Petito was reported missing. On Sunday, human remains that…MORE

Cleaning out the attic, journalist discovers two letters written to him by the Unabomber

Cleaning out the attic, journalist discovers two letters written to him by the Unabomber

As part of a pandemic project suggested by his wife, Jack Epstein began last month going through his papers that were taking up space in their attic. While cleaning out old letters from readers of his budget travel book on Latin America, the journalist with the San Francisco Chronicle made an unexpected discovery, that he’d…MORE

A nurse’s training didn’t protect her from vaccine misinformation. Now, she’s one of the victims of Covid-19

A nurse’s training didn’t protect her from vaccine misinformation. Now, she’s one of the victims of Covid-19

Natalie Rise was a registered nurse in Idaho who loved her job as a home health care worker before she decided to stay at home with her special-needs twins, according to her brother, Daryl Rise. But her science-based training to become an RN was apparently no match for the disinformation about Covid-19 vaccines being shared…MORE

Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito’s fiancé, has been missing for a week. Here’s why it’s been so hard to find him

Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito’s fiancé, has been missing for a week. Here’s why it’s been so hard to find him

Brian Laundrie, the fiancé of Gabby Petito, has been missing for almost a week. His disappearance comes after he and Petito embarked on a cross-country trip in June, only for him to return alone in September. The search for Petito has made national headlines with daily developments, and Laundrie’s disappearance has only added to the…MORE

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to reinstated sexual assault charge
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Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to reinstated sexual assault charge

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty Monday to a recently reinstated sexual assault charge in California. Last month, a Los Angeles County judge dismissed one of the 11 charges against him after his defense team argued that the statute of limitations on a sexual battery charge had run out. A criminal grand jury…MORE

12,000 migrants have been waiting in makeshift camps under the Del Rio bridge in Texas
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12,000 migrants have been waiting in makeshift camps under the Del Rio bridge in Texas

Standing in the sweltering Texas sun, Jameson Tilus held both of his children in his arms and described the desperate conditions under the Del Rio International Bridge. The 26-year-old Haitian national and his family arrived about a week ago after crossing the Rio Grande River. Getting food has been difficult, Tilus said, and he worries…MORE

Boy taken into custody after Virginia school shooting that left 2 wounded, police say
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Boy taken into custody after Virginia school shooting that left 2 wounded, police say

A boy was taken into custody Monday after a school shooting in Newport News, Virginia, that left two people wounded and two others injured, police said Monday afternoon. The shooting occurred Monday morning at Heritage High School. A male and female, both 17, were taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds that were not considered…MORE

After nearly a month of testimony, prosecutors rest their case against R. Kelly
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After nearly a month of testimony, prosecutors rest their case against R. Kelly

After testimony from 45 witnesses over 20 days, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn are resting their case against R. Kelly. Jurors have heard from witnesses ranging from former live-in girlfriends of the singer to his former employees, many of whom were subpoenaed to testify against the singer. Kelly faces racketeering and sex trafficking charges, which he…MORE

Houston police officer slain and another officer wounded while executing a warrant, mayor says. A possible suspect is dead

Houston police officer slain and another officer wounded while executing a warrant, mayor says. A possible suspect is dead

One of two Houston police officers shot while executing a search warrant has died, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Monday. The other officer is in stable condition, Turner said during a news conference at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. A possible suspect died at the scene, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter. The…MORE

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