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Hear why Chiefs RB Damien Williams is opting out of NFL season
Damien Williams, running back for the Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs, is opting out of the 2020 NFL season. Williams' mother is fighting stage four cancer, and he is concerned that he might expose her to Covid-19 if he were to play.
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Virus brings fear, empathy to Black funeral home
When the coronavirus hit California, the owner of Boyd Funeral Home in South Los Angeles initially declined to receive patients who died from the virus. But it became clear that Black communities were hit hard. So Boyd decided to make it work. (Aug. 14)       
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Yale Accused by Justice Department of Discriminating Against Asian American and White Applicants
Yale violates federal civil rights law by showing bias against applicants based on race and national origin, the U.S. said
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Dolly Parton says "Of course Black lives matter"
"Do we think our little white asses are the only ones that matter? No!" Parton said during an interview with Billboard magazine.
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Dana White isn't sold on Daniel Cormier's UFC 252 retirement plan
"It's obviously going to depend on how the fight plays out on Saturday night."        Related StoriesStipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier press conference seemed a little off, yet oh so right | OpinionDaniel Cormier: Retiring on top after UFC 252 in same 'sphere' of all-time sports exitsStipe Miocic happy to let Daniel Cormier dominate headlines ahead of UFC 252 farewell 
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Dwight Gooden: Yoenis Cespedes may get ‘blackballed’ over Mets opt-out
Dwight Gooden sees how Yoenis Cespedes handled opting out of the Mets season as a “weak move” that could hurt the slugger next season. “He may get blackballed [in baseball] next year and I’m OK with that,” the former Cy Young winner said on the latest episode of The Post’s “Amazin’ But True” Mets podcast....
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Japan's infection count jumps over 1,000 again
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New York City's 'Tribute in Light' honoring 9/11 victims has been canceled this year over Covid-19 concerns
New York City's tribute to honoring victims of the September 11 attacks has been canceled this year due to Covid-19 concerns, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum announced Thursday.
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Photos of the Week: Antarctic Sunrise, Suspended Cabin, Shanghai Lightning
Heavy fog in India, the announcement of a Vice Presidential candidate in Delaware, protests and anger in Beirut, coronavirus precautions in a Thai kindergarten, a Latvian folk/pagan metal band in concert, a funicular in Austria, a volcanic eruption in Indonesia, derecho damage in Iowa, guests at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the return of the Mayflower II, and much more.
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Chicago Looting: At least 42 charged with felonies, Foxx says
At least 42 people have been charged with felonies following the widespread looting and unrest in Chicago this week, according to Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx.
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Connecticut inmate hangs himself using prison-issued COVID-19 mask
A Connecticut prisoner hanged himself Thursday using a cloth mask distributed to inmates to help protest against coronavirus. Daniel Ocasio, 32, was found by guards Wednesday morning sitting on his cell bunk at the Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center with a ligature tied around his neck, the Department of Corrections said. The ligature was made from one...
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Portland to allow cops to interact with some federal authorities
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Desperate Measures
A married couple is assassinated -- were they the targets or could an online map have led killers to the wrong house? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
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Second Amendment activist Colion Noir claims Harris hiding gun confiscation plans behind 'fancy words'
Presumptive Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris' use of rhetorical devices like "mandatory buyback" is hiding the true extent of her intentions to confiscate American civilians' legally-obtained firearms, according to Second Amendment activist Colion Noir.
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December 8: Angelou, Baker, Ifill, Miller
A look at Nelson Mandela's legacy with Randall Robinson, Dr. Maya Angelou, James Baker, Gwen Ifill, Lorraine Miller, Michele Norris, Rick Stengel, and more.
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NBA bubble breakdown: Spurs' 22-year playoff run ends; Trail Blazers, Grizzlies make play-in
Trail Blazers and Grizzlies will battle it out for final playoff seed in the West. Spurs will miss out on the playoffs for the first time since 1997.       
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Special Report: World says goodbye to Nelson Mandela
Dignitaries and celebrities from around the globe and thousands of South Africans have gathered in Soweto for a massive memorial service honoring anti-apartheid icon and legendary humanitarian Nelson Mandela.
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12/9: Was the General Motors bailout worth it?; Nelson Mandela's unlikely friendship in prison
The U.S. Treasury sold off the last of its General Motors shares at a loss to taxpayers of $10 billion; and, when Christo Brand became a guard at Robben Island, he was told he'd be guarding the worst of the worst. But he came to know Nelson Mandela as a kindly gentleman and the prison peacemaker.
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Mandela insider on his life and death
Former Time magazine editor and author of "Mandela's Way" Richard Stengel joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to discuss the memorial service and Mandela's legacy.
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Nelson Mandela's death brings world leaders to one stage
Kingsley Mamabolo, South Africa's Ambassador to the United Nations, joins UTTM to discuss Nelson Mandela's impact on the world.
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New Zealand reports 12 new coronavirus cases
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FTN Page 2: December 8
Miss the second half of the show? A look at Nelson Mandela's legacy, the latest in politics, and more.
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Kentucky AG meets with Breonna Taylor’s family for first time – 5 months after her death
The attorney general of Kentucky extended condolences to the family of Breonna Taylor this week, meeting with them for the first time since Taylor was fatally shot by police during a drug raid in March, according to reports.
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James Baker: Nelson Mandela an "icon of freedom"
James Baker, who was chief of staff to former President Ronald Reagan, says Nelson Mandela "had an enduring and endearing presence of dignity that I don't think I've ever seen on any other person."
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Nelson Mandela: Shrewd politician
Gayle King, Rick Stengel, Michele Norris, Lorraine Miller, and Gwen Ifill reflect on Nelson Mandela the man and Nelson Mandela the politician.
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Judge Faces 6 Counts of Misconduct Over Racism, Calling Juror 'Aunt Jemima'
A formal complaint has been filed against Judge Mark Tranquilli, who is alleged to have engaged in racist misconduct in court, including an incident where he dubbed a Black juror "Aunt Jemima."
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New US sanctions could slowly strangle Huawei's smartphone business
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New US sanctions could slowly strangle Huawei's smartphone business
Huawei recently became the world's biggest smartphone maker, beating Samsung and Apple at their own game by offering consumers state of the art phones with amazing cameras at competitive prices.
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Trump's a self-fulfilling prophecy about mail-in voting
If it seemed like a stretch when Democrats just a few days ago accused President Donald Trump's administration of trying to sabotage the mail system ahead of an election in which millions more Americans than usual will vote by mail, it should not have.
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Enter the secret world of the Freemasons
The Freemasons are the world's most well-known secret society, and are the subject of countless parodies and conspiracy theories. But who are they exactly? Mo Rocca ventures inside Masonic Lodges to find out.
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