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Lake-effect snowstorm could dump 40 inches on parts of New York, unusually late in the winter
Ice coverage on the Great Lakes is well below normal, contributing to the churn.
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For 16-year-old black girl nerds, it’s good that Katherine Johnson is no longer hidden
I wrote countless high-school papers about key figures in the United States' race to the moon. None of the research even hinted at the fact that black women were instrumental to our country’s success.
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Molson Coors employee shot and killed five co-workers before turning gun on himself, police say
Authorities have yet to discuss a possible motive and said Wednesday night that the victims’ names would not be released for at least 24 hours, as they work to contact family.
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Still no known motive in shooting rampage at Molson Coors complex, Milwaukee police say
As the city grieved, authorities released the names of the five people who were killed by a gunman Wednesday.
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A judge resigns after using the n-word in texts that she says the public was never meant to see
A Louisiana district judge resigned from her office after text messages of her using the slur surfaced. Public officials should not expect privacy, experts contend.
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Arctic drilling operators can’t accurately pinpoint polar bear dens — which means they can’t avoid destroying them
A new study says the animals could be killed when drilling comes to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska because officials are not certain where pregnant mothers dig their dens.
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Use of race in admissions violates civil rights law, Justice Dept. argues
The Trump administration, arguing that Harvard University discriminates unlawfully against Asian Americans, sided this week with a group that challenged the Ivy League school’s admissions process.
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This man broke a hip while mowing his lawn. The EMTs who responded finished his yardwork.
After racing from call to call, the firefighter looked at his co-workers and asked whether they would be up for going back to finish mowing the man's lawn. “There was no hesitation from anybody,” he said.
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