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May 23, 2017

Woman Critically Injured in Manchester Arena Bombing Lies Unconscious in Hospital, Not Knowing her 8-Year-Old Daughter Died in the Attack

The critically-injured mother of Manchester terror attack victim Saffie Rose Roussos has no idea her eight-year-old daughter is dead, a devastated friend has revealed. The primary school pupil was the youngest fatality of the atrocity named so far, but in... Continue Reading →

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Supreme Court’s Ruling May Give Voting Rights Advocates a Powerful Tool

The Supreme Court's ruling that two North Carolina congressional districts relied too heavily on race should give voting-rights advocates a potent tool to fight other electoral maps drawn to give Republicans an advantage in the state. The justices agreed Monday... Continue Reading →

Massive Landslide Covers Part of California’s Highway 1

A massive new landslide along California's iconic coastal Highway 1 has buried the road under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt, the latest hit in winter of crippling slides and flooding. A swath of the hillside gave way in... Continue Reading →

Thousands Attend Vigil for Victims of Manchester Arena Bombing

Thousands of people have gathered at a vigil in Albert Square to remember people who lost their lives in the Manchester Arena attack. Twenty-two people were killed and 59 injured when a suicide bomber struck at an Ariana Grande gig... Continue Reading →

Acquitted Tulsa Police Officer Returns to Work After Killing of Unarmed Man

A white Oklahoma police officer acquitted of manslaughter after fatally shooting an unarmed black man is back on the force working "a desk job." Tulsa officer Betty Shelby's attorney, Shannon McMurray, said Tuesday that Shelby is working in an "administrative"... Continue Reading →

Mississippi Accused of Withholding Good Schooling From Black Students

Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students in violation of the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a legal group alleged Tuesday. The Southern Poverty Law Center wants a federal... Continue Reading →

Hawaii-Bound Flight Let Unruly Passenger Board Plane Despite Red Flags

Anil Uskanli, who authorities say inspired so much fear among flight attendants on a Hawaii-bound jet that fighter jets were scrambled to escort the plane, raised a series of possible red flags at Los Angeles International Airport before the flight... Continue Reading →

Queen Elizabeth Releases Statement On ‘Dreadful’ Manchester Arena Bombing, Leads Minute of Silence for Victims

On Monday night, a lone male attacker detonated an "improvised device" at the Manchester Arena, killing 22 and injuring dozens in what police are calling a terrorist attack. The Islamic State militant group (ISIS), the jihadist faction directing and inspiring... Continue Reading →

Woman Who Led 50 Children to Safety Following Concert Attack Hailed as ‘Angel of Manchester’

As chaos erupted in and around the Manchester Arena, a woman hailed as “the angel of Manchester” sprang into action — corralling dozens of terrified teens to safety. Bystander Paula Robinson, 48, of West Dalton, was with her husband at... Continue Reading →

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