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Mary Pat Gleason, 'Mom' actress, dead at 70
Actress Mary Pat Gleason has died, Fox News has confirmed. She was 70.
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Why You Should Think Twice Before Donating Your Sephora Points
The National Black Justice Coalition is a good cause, but there's a better way to donate to it.
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar speaks with Lakers about George Floyd's death
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was the guest speak during a conference call with Lakers players, coaches and staff regarding George Floyd's death and ensuring civil unrest.
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Gun-toting members of the Boogaloo movement are showing up at protests
Benjamin Ryan Teeter was at his home in Hampstead, N.C., when the call to action came. It was an alert from the heart of the raging protests in Minneapolis, posted on an online forum by a fellow member of the Boogaloo movement, a loosely knit group of heavily armed, anti-government extremists.
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Democrats demand Trump administration explain decision to clear protesters from Lafayette Square
House Democrats are demanding that four federal agencies explain the decision on Monday to clear protesters out of Lafayette Square ahead of President Donald Trump's walk to St. John's Church for a photo-op.
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Cop bashed in head with fire extinguisher during mayhem in Manhattan
Video shows an NYPD police officer being bashed over the head with a fire extinguisher as he tried to make an arrest during unrest in Manhattan, police said Wednesday. Cops were struggling with a man they were trying to arrest around 10 p.m. Monday in front of 1284 Broadway in Herald Square when another man...
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Drug touted by Trump fails to prevent COVID-19 in study
The first large study of whether the drug could prevent people from getting infected finds it's no better than a placebo.
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Def. Sec. Esper reverses course, will keep troops near DC for protests
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Mark Esper has reversed course and decided not to return active-duty troops to their home bases after they were deployed near Washington for possible action in suppressing violent protests. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy told The Associated Press on Wednesday afternoon that Esper changed his mind after a meeting at the White...
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Donald Trump Appears to Have Committed Felony Voter Fraud
By the president’s own standards, prosecutors should throw the book at him.
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Former ‘Glee’ producer says male actors were as bad as Lea Michele
"On GLEE there were LOTS of bad actors. Who were NOT women."
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Former UAW President Gary Jones Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement, Racketeering
In the latest update to a UAW corruption scandal, Jones admits he conspired to embezzle more than $1 million of union money, in addition to pleading guilty to racketeering and tax evasion.
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Warriors' Steve Kerr praises 'younger generation' amid George Floyd protests: 'The hope that we all need'
Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr shared his praise for the “younger generation” amid the protests following the death of George Floyd, saying their example provides “the hope that we all need.”
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Black bear strolls through New Jersey suburb
A brazen black bear caused a major up-roar in a New Jersey suburb of the Big Apple when it was spotted ambling through residents’ backyards and driveways. The four-legged intruder stunned neighbors who spotted it sniffing around homes in Cliffside Park Tuesday evening, said Inga Bondarenko, who snapped photos of the critter looking out over...
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Jim Acosta clashes with McEnany, suggests MLK 'likely would not have approved' of clearing DC protesters
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended the Trump administration Wednesday after CNN reporter Jim Acosta accused it of gassing and pummeling protesters in Lafayette Park earlier in the week.
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Pediatricians say kids should be in school despite coronavirus risk
Research suggests that the risks of COVID-19 transmission among children are lower than for adults.
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McEnany compares Trump's church visit to Churchill moment
The White House pinned responsibility for clearing out the perimeter near the White House squarely on Attorney General Bill Barr.
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On 'The Talk,' Eve calls 'uncomfortable' race conversations with white husband 'a beautiful thing'
During Monday's "The Talk," rapper Eve said having a difficult dialogue on racism with her husband, who is white, is what the nation "has to do."        
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Senate fails to pass House-passed Paycheck Protection Program reform bill
The Senate on Wednesday failed to pass a House-passed Paycheck Protection Program reform bill in the chamber, a sign that members from both parties still have not come to agreement over how to green-light fixes to the program.
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Emma Watson says she's 'still learning' after backlash over Blackout Tuesday posts
"Little Women" actress Emma Watson shared a series of messages about racism and privilege on Instagram after drawing criticism for her Blackout Tuesday posts.
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Jimmy Carter on George Floyd protests: 'Silence can be as deadly as violence'
Former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday that "silence can be as deadly as violence," and called on Americans in positions of "power, privilege, and moral conscience" to fight racial discrimination in his first public reaction to the nationwide unrest surrounding the police killing of George Floyd.
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'Shirley' stars Elisabeth Moss in thriller
Elisabeth Moss plays horror writer Shirley Jackson in the psychological thriller. David Daniel talks with Moss and co-star Michael Stuhlbarg.
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NYC buildings host virtual cooking classes for locked-down residents
Top chefs are teaching New Yorkers to cook while they're stuck at home.
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Here’s what the streets of Manhattan look like after days of riots
Video shows once-bustling Big Apple streets nearly deserted and dotted with boarded-up, spray-painted and bashed-in buildings after days of looting.
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California counties resolved to reopen as coronavirus cases continue to rise
L.A. County's coronavirus testing sites have been operating under shortened hours because of protests as the county nears 2,500 COVID-19 deaths.
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Chris Trousdale, former member of Dream Street, dead at 34
Chris Trousdale, a singer best known for his years as a member of the boy band Dream Street, has died, according to his manager. He was 34.
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Chris Trousdale, Dream Street singer, dead at 34
Chris Trousdale, who was a member of the boy band Dream Street, has died, Fox News can confirm. He was 34. 
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Tennessee angler hooks catfish weighing over 100 pounds on fishing trip his friends skipped
This is why you should never turn down an invitation to go fishing.
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Gambia calls for an investigation after a retired diplomat's son is killed in a police standoff in Georgia
Momodou Lamin Sisay was killed in a police standoff in Snellville, Georgia, just outside Atlanta. He was the son of Lare Sisay, a retired Gambian diplomat who worked for the United Nations Development Program.
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New suspect in disappearance of Madeleine McCann identified
Police have identified a suspect in the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann, who vanished just a few hundred yards from where her parents were dining at a resort.
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Business leaders have to create the change needed to end racism
Anger boils over when apologies aren't enough. The tragic killings of black people — Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and George Floyd, among them — and the sight of American cities burning in the aftermath, make it clear that something must be done immediately to end the cycle of systemic racism. Business leaders should be at the forefront of change. It's their buildings that are being destroyed, their communities suffering from more losses and their employees and customers feeling the pain.
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Witness sees hammer fight between two groups of NYC looters
A Soho resident, who is also a woman of color, is speaking out about looters in her neighborhood after she witnessed two groups fighting each other with hammers over stolen property and using cardboard signs to pretend they were part of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations. Bethany Johnson, who lives near Greene and Prince Streets,...
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America's legacy of lynching isn't all history. Many say it's still happening today
When Heather Coggins saw George Floyd cry out, "Mama!" as a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck, she thought of her uncle.
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Welcome to our reality, white America
The books are flying off the virtual shelves: "White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism," Robin DiAngelo; "So You Want to Talk About Race," Ijeoma Oluo; "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," Michelle Alexander.
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SoHo tattooist says his shop torn apart: 'I did not see a single cop on the ground'
Jason Ackerman, general manager and tattooist at SoHo Ink, saw firsthand what occurs when these protests are hijacked by people for their own purposes.
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All four ex-officers involved in George Floyd's death now charged
Fired officer Derek Chauvin is now facing a second-degree murder charge, and three other ex-officers are charged with aiding and abetting.
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Vote now to help us choose America's best small towns
Bigger isn't always better      
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The Novogratz to resume work on iconic pink Manhattan townhouse
"Many will leave New York City, but the city will be just fine," says interior designer Bob Novogratz.
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'It's unnecessary': DC protesters angered by cut off protest zone near White House
Wednesday got started with law enforcement officers cutting off the main protest area, near Lafayette Park and the White House.        
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Nancy Pelosi becomes the latest Democratic lawmaker to visit DC protests
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday visited protesters outside the US Capitol to show solidarity with demonstrations following the death of George Floyd while in police custody.
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NBA's plan to restart still leaves many questions unanswered
SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the NBA's plan to restart the season and what hurdles lay ahead for the league not only this year, but in 2021 as well.        
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Across the country, young activists take different approaches in the name of justice for George Floyd
Minutes after stepping off the plane in Minneapolis, Nupol Kiazolu arrived at the site where a police officer had knelt on George Floyd's neck.
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Steve Harvey drops $15 million on Tyler Perry's gigantic former mansion
Tyler Perry's former 35,000-square-foot Atlanta mansion is staying in Hollywood hands after selling to Steve Harvey for $15 million.
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14-year-old pleads guilty in Tessa Majors case
The 18-year-old Barnard College student was stabbed to death in a New York City park last December.
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As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease, Only 29 Percent of Americans Are Ready to Return to Normal Activities, Poll Shows
According to the poll, 29 percent said they would return to day-to-day routines right away, while 31 percent said they would return to their normal lives after the number of new coronavirus cases in their state decline significantly.
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NC police chief describes moment officers knelt with protesters: 'It is part of building trust'
Fayetteville, N.C., Police Chief Gina Hawkins joined "The Daily Briefing" Wednesday to discuss how her police force is trying to build trust with the community.
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Tennessee man facing federal arson charges stemming from Nashville courthouse fire
A Tennessee man has been charged in connection with setting fire to a historic Nashville courthouse--which serves as a City Hall--during a protest over the death of George Floyd, authorities said. 
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‘13th’ on Netflix and ‘Just Mercy’ on VOD is An Easy Double Feature For a Beginner’s Course on Systemic Racism
Activist Bryan Stevenson's fight against systemic racism is a crucial chapter of this national conversation.
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Shea: NYPD stands with Floyd family
Shea: NYPD stands with Floyd family       
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