NPR Identifies 4th Attacker In Civil Rights-Era Cold Case

A fourth man was involved in the 1965 attack on civil rights worker and minister James Reeb, but that man was never identified or charged in Reeb's murder, an NPR investigation revealed.
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Drought continues to expand as the monsoon in the Southwest has been largely a no-show
Dry westerly flow over Southern California has kept moisture to the south and east
Dustin Johnson emerges from a pack to lead PGA Championship
Dustin Johnson lost his yardage book and still found his way through an enormous crowd of contenders Saturday, making eight birdies at Harding Park for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot lead in the PGA Championship.
Rookie David Peterson wins again as Mets power past Marlins
Saturday night was more of what is becoming the usual for the Mets’ rookie starting pitcher. Norm, Peterson. Cheers — the fake kind — filled Citi Field for David Peterson’s home debut, and the left-hander was certainly worthy. Fifteen outs came quickly, leaving the bullpen to finish the job, albeit with a brief snafu, in...
Collin Morikawa moves within striking distance at PGA Championship
Collin Morikawa fires a third-round 65 and in seeking his first major title trails leader Dustin Johnson by two strokes entering Sunday's final round.
D.J. atop stacked leaderboard entering final round of PGA
Great putting helped Dustin Johnson take the PGA Championship lead after 54 holes ahead of some other huge names.
Esper says US troop levels in Afghanistan to go below 5,000 by end of November
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday that the United States will go down to below 5,000 troops in Afghanistan by the end of November.
UFC on ESPN+ 32 results: Darren Stewart submits Maki Pitolo in opening round
Don't look now, but Darren Stewart is making his move up the UFC middleweight division.        Related StoriesUFC on ESPN+ 32 results: Yana Kunitskaya grinds out Julija Stoliarenko to decision winUFC on ESPN+ 32 results: Beneil Dariush finishes Scott Holtzman with spinning back fistUFC on ESPN+ 32 video: Kevin Holland snipes Joaquin Buckley with one-punch TKO
There’s no masking Mayor Bill de Blasio’s apathy for NYC: Goodwin
Bill de Blasio is officially the 109th mayor of NYC. I say officially because, in reality, he’s New York’s first mayor — the first mayor who doesn’t care about the city.
Giancarlo Stanton injures hamstring in painful split for Yankees
Saturday’s doubleheader boxscores will reveal the Yankees and Rays split a pair of seven-inning games since the Yankees copped the opener and the Rays won the nightcap. In reality, the Yankees may have been losers, because when they walked out of Tropicana Field, they didn’t know how long they would be without Giancarlo Stanton. After...
Giancarlo Stanton injury puts Yankees back in ‘Next Man Up’ mode
The long day, reduced as it was, began like how the Yankees dreamt it back in December 2017: It concluded with a recurring nightmare they’ve come to know all too well. If “Next Man Up” has come to define the Yankees in the Aaron Boone era, Giancarlo Stanton too often has served the role as...
This New Zealand man gets paid $10,000 a year to be a city's official wizard
On a sunny autumn afternoon, two wizards in long, black robes and pointed hats sat down for coffee in one of New Zealand's biggest cities.
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Opinion: More conferences could follow MAC's lead of canceling fall football season
The Mid-American Conference has canceled its 2020 fall football season. The MAC likely won't be the last FBS conference to do so, either.        
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NYC protester turns self in after NYPD standoff: reports
Derrick Ingram, a protest organizer and founder of Warriors in the Garden, turned himself in to police Saturday morning after he was accused of assaulting an officer by yelling into her ear with a megaphone, according to the New York Times. 
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UFC on ESPN+ 32 results: Yana Kunitskaya grinds out Julija Stoliarenko to decision win
Yana Kunitskaya grinded out fellow former Invicta FC bantamweight champ Julija Stoliarenko with a unanimous decision win.       Related StoriesUFC on ESPN+ 32 results: Beneil Dariush finishes Scott Holtzman with spinning back fistUFC on ESPN+ 32 video: Kevin Holland snipes Joaquin Buckley with one-punch TKOVideo: Watch Andrew Sanchez's nasty knockout at UFC on ESPN+ 32 
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Face mask political debate becomes public flashpoint propelled by social media
Americans have taken to social media to voice frustrations and post divisive exchanges surrounding facial coverings, worn to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
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White House expands mandatory COVID-19 testing among staffers
The White House has reportedly mandated random coronavirus testing for its staffers in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Staffers at the EEOB, which is situated next to the West Wing and houses the majority of White House offices, will be tested over the following weeks, the Daily Beast reported Saturday. Politico reported earlier in the week...
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Massachusetts COVID-19 compliance hotline flooded with crank calls
A Massachusetts hotline set up to enforce coronavirus guidelines instead received profanity, fake reports and porn from residents.
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Rep. Reschenthaler says Senate must hear from James Comey after Yates testimony
Former FBI director James Comey needs to address Congress on Michael Flynn and the infamous Steele dossier, Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-Penn., said Saturday on the "Fox Report."
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Trump signs executive actions to boost US economy amid pandemic
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Jacque Vaughn showing how far he’s come with Nets surprising success
By his own admission, Jacque Vaughn isn’t the same coach who lost almost three-quarters of his games with the Magic. He’s older, wiser. Better. Now back in Orlando — but this time for the NBA restart, as interim of the Nets — he’s showing the league how much better. Since stepping in for the departed...
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Griffith Park's beloved carousel man, Julio Gosdinski, has died. He was 49.
He had worked at the carousel since he was a teenager. He loved it so much, the owner made him co-owner.
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UFC on ESPN+ 32 results: Beneil Dariush finishes Scott Holtzman with spinning back fist
Beneil Dariush made it five straight wins with just the eighth spinning back fist knockout in UFC history.       Related StoriesUFC on ESPN+ 32 video: Kevin Holland snipes Joaquin Buckley with one-punch TKOVideo: Watch Andrew Sanchez's nasty knockout at UFC on ESPN+ 32For Gavin Tucker, getting caught with his pants down was a good thing 
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Tiger Woods is seeing another major opportunity slipping away at PGA Championship
Tiger Woods struggled with his putter in the third round at the PGA Championship, finishing with a two-over 72 that leaves him far off the lead.
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Filly Ramona Hill rolls to victory in Hambletonian
A filly winning the Hambletonian has been a rare sight in the 95-year history of trotting’s biggest race. Only 15 have accomplished the feat. Now owners Michelle and Al Crawford and Brad Grant have done it twice in the past three years. Ramona Hill joined the list Saturday, scoring an impressive one-length victory while matching...
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COVID-19 rocks the Rockettes — but just wait till next year!
There will be no high kicks in Midtown this year: The “Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes,” a New York City institution, has been canceled. For the first time since it debuted in 1933, there will be no dance numbers to the “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” or “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Why...
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Washington’s dubious — and pricey — ‘stimulus’
With negotiations over a (yes!) fifth COVID-19 rescue package at an impasse, President Trump took action on his own Saturday, signing executive orders on a number of “stimulus” measures. Whether his actions or Congress’ ultimately prevail, expect a pretty hefty price tag — and dubious economic benefits. For starters, unilateral steps by a president, especially...
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Gerrit Cole wins again, but Yankees lose nightcap as Aaron Boone gets ejected
On their way to winning the World Series in 1996 the Yankees rallied around second baseman Mariano Duncan’s slogan that was printed on T-shirts. “We play today. We win today. Das it,’’ was Duncan’s message. Almost a quarter century later, the Yankees’ motto should be “Gerrit Cole pitches today. We win today. Das it.’’ Saturday...
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Whitmer met with Biden as he nears VP decision: AP
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer traveled to Delaware last weekend to meet with Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's first known in-person session with a potential running mate as he nears a decision.
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Andy Puzder: Trump coronavirus executive orders aid struggling families, after Dems block action in Congress
President Trump showed once again Saturday that he places America and the American people first when he signed executive orders to provide much-needed coronavirus economic relief to struggling families
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Third of Americans would say 'no' to COVID vaccine - even if it was free
More than a third of Americans say they would not get a COVID-19 vaccine right now, even if were free and FDA-approved, according to a new Gallup poll.
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Georgia police investigated for firing at car carrying kids
State authorities said they’re investigating after a Georgia police officer opened fire Saturday morning at a vehicle with two teenagers inside during an attempted traffic stop.
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'An administrative nightmare': Trump's executive order is a scramble for unemployment aid
It's unclear if Trump has the authority to extend unemployment benefits by executive order while side-stepping Congress.       
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Lakers start slowly and fall short late in losing to Pacers
The Lakers, who already have clinched the West's top seed, lose 116-111 to the Pacers amid talk other teams are trying to set up a matchup with Portland.
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NYPD searching for man accused of exposing himself on subway
Cops are asking the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman on a Q subway train in Brooklyn.
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UFC on ESPN+ 32 video: Kevin Holland snipes Joaquin Buckley with one-punch TKO
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Twins lose it while listening to Phil Collins song for first time
A video of twin brothers Tim and Fred Williams listening to Phil Collins' 1981 debut single "In the Air Tonight" for the first time is lighting up the internet. CNN's Christi Paul and Victor Blackwell have more.
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Second suspect arrested in NYC slaying
A second suspect has been arrested for the killing of a Queens man. Kevin Guerra, 21, was collared Friday and charged with murder and weapons possession in connection to the June 30 slaying of 21-year-old Dante Sartillian, police said Saturday. Joshua Petillo, 23, was arrested July 27 for his role in the Sartillian’s death, cops...
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Trump walks out of news conference after reporter asks him about Veterans Choice lie he's told more than 150 times
President Donald Trump abruptly ended a Saturday news conference after a reporter challenged him on a lie about veterans health care he has told more than 150 times.
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Twitter and TikTok reportedly had talks about a potential combination of the social media services
Could a Twitter and TikTok merger be in the works? The Wall Street Journal reported Twitter had talks about a potential combination with TikTok.       
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Washington Examiner correspondent: Trump has 'the upper hand' politically after signing executive order
President Trump gained the "upper hand" Saturday and helped his reelection chances by signing four executive orders aimed at delivering relief to Americans struggling with the economic fallout of the coronavirus, according to the Washington Examiner's chief congressional correspondent Susan Ferrechio. 
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Belmont champion Tiz the Law cruises to victory in Travers
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Aaron Boone ejected after losing it on ump in Yankees’ nightcap
The heat got turned up in the temperature-controlled Tropicana Field on Saturday. Yankees manager Aaron Boone and hitting coach Marcus Thames received fifth-inning ejections from home-plate umpire Vic Carapazza in Game 2 of the doubleheader. Bench coach Carlos Mendoza assumed manager duties. The ejections appeared to be related to a number of high-and-tight pitches that...
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'Everything is gone.' Flooding in China ruins farmers and risks rising food prices
By this time of year, the rice growing on Bao Wentao's family farm should have been ready to harvest.
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'Everything is gone.' Flooding in China ruins farmers and risks rising food prices
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MLS season to resume with LAFC and Galaxy meeting twice in five games
Major League Soccer will resume its regular season Aug. 12 with its 26 teams playing in their home markets, possibly in front of fans.
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Giants already getting behind Daniel Jones’ leadership style
For all the respect and admiration heaped on Eli Manning, many of the younger players on offense, especially the wide receivers and running backs, gravitated last season to the newcomer, Daniel Jones, who was quickly accepted as one of their own. This made sense. Manning, more than 15 years older than several teammates, in many...
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One-in-Three Americans Would Decline a Free COVID-19 Vaccine
Anthony Fauci said the chances of a coronavirus vaccine “being 98 percent effective is not great.”
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Michelle Obama and Bernie Sanders expected to speak on first night of Democratic convention
The first night of the Democratic National Convention is currently expected to bring a message of unity featuring Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, former first lady Michelle Obama and former Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich, according to a source who has seen current convention plans.
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