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More Americans are dying “in the prime of their lives,” new report finds

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Younger and middle-age Americans have been dying at higher rates over the past three decades, marking what is becoming a public health crisis across the US workforce. Among the causes of death increasingly striking ...

The Black Lives Matter foundation raised $90 million in 2020, and gave almost a quarter of it to local chapters and organizations

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A year of change in the name of racial justice is hard to quantify. But in the 2020 Impact Report released this week by the Black Lives Matter Movement, historic numbers speak volumes. The Black Lives Matter Global...

Biden set to honor the half million US lives lost to coronavirus

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President Joe Biden is slated to deliver remarks and participate in a candle-lighting ceremony Monday evening at the White House as the country approaches the grim milestone of 500,000 American lives lost to coronav...

‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek’s legacy lives on as his family donates a large portion of his clothes to charity

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The family of the late "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek has donated a significant portion of his wardrobe to charity as a way to honor his legacy. They gave the clothing to The Doe Fund, an organization that provides p...

Black Lives Matter ad condemns White supremacy ahead of Trump impeachment trial

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A new Black Lives Matter ad is calling for an end to White supremacy using footage of the Jan. 6 Capitol riots and historic Ku Klux Klan rallies to pressure lawmakers to impeach and convict former President Donald T...

Tennessee principal apologizes for ‘All Lives Matter’ theme for Black History Month

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The principal at a Chattanooga, Tennessee, middle school has apologized after announcing that the school's Black History Month theme would be "All Lives Matter." East Ridge Middle School announced the theme in its w...

The Black Lives Matter movement has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

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The Black Lives Matter movement has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Norwegian MP Petter Eide nominated the global movement "for their struggle against racism and racially motivated violence," he wrote...

Here’s why experts and lawmakers say you can’t compare Black Lives Matter protesters to the US Capitol mob

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Hours before President Donald Trump was impeached on Wednesday for his role in inciting last week's deadly attack, lawmakers described the rioters as White supremacists. "Let us be clear, this was a domestic terror ...

A church installs a Black Lives Matter banner ahead of pro-Trump protests in Washington, DC

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A Washington, DC, church unveiled a massive Black Lives Matter banner Wednesday morning to take a stand against violence just hours before a pro-Trump mob stormed the US Capitol. The National City Christian Church e...

Proud Boys leader arrested for allegedly burning Black Lives Matter banner at DC church

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The leader of the Proud Boys, Henry "Enrique" Tarrio, was arrested Monday in Washington, DC, for allegedly burning a Black Lives Matter banner taken from a Black church last month during protests in the city after a...

Putting ‘politics in front of lives’: DeSantis faces criticism over Florida’s Covid-19 response

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Warning signs about a Covid-19 spike have been flashing red in Florida this fall: Coronavirus hospitalizations have been rising since November, the test positivity rate is double what it was in early October, and th...

The USWNT wore ‘Black Lives Matter’ on uniforms in a statement to ‘affirm human decency’

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As the United States women's national soccer team (USWNT) geared up to face the Netherlands in a friendly on Friday, their anthem jackets were emboldened with a message: Black Lives Matter. "We wear Black Lives Matt...

They saved lives during the pandemic — now they’re facing deportation from Ireland

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Lily was taking her lunch break at the Dublin nursing home where she works when a friend called with the news that an official-looking letter had arrived for her.  She asked the friend to open it and read it aloud. ...

Snake venom can now be made in a lab and that could save many lives

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If you're unlucky enough to have a poisonous snake sink its fangs into you, your best hope is an antivenom, which has been made in the same way since Victorian times. It involves milking snake venom by hand and in...

Town hall that doubles as an Election Day polling site ordered to remove Black Lives Matter flags

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A small North Carolina town hall may lose its polling site status over the flying of Black Lives Matter flags. The town hall of Carrboro, located just outside Chapel Hill, was ordered by the North Carolina Board of ...

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