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Kentucky Derby: How to watch and major storylines

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The 146th running of the Kentucky Derby, typically the first leg of the Triple Crown of horse racing, takes place this Saturday, September 5. Traditionally, the race has been held on the first Saturday of May, but t...

California failed to pass a major police reform bill. Here’s what experts say that could mean for the rest of the nation

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Last week, California State Sen. Steven Bradford said he was confident that "the votes were there" for his proposed bill. SB 731, introduced in July, would have made it possible to strip badges of officers convicte...

Major League Baseball and Players Association commit $10 million to increase Black representation in baseball

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In an effort to increase the representation of Black Americans in baseball, Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are committing $ 10 million to The Players Alliance. A non-profit dedicated to racia...

Trump’s health care ‘vision’ punts on two major issues

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President Donald Trump is touting what he calls his health care "vision," but the executive orders he's planning to sign Thursday afternoon largely punt on addressing two major issues facing Americans. The measures,...

Louisville police major relieved of command after reportedly insulting protesters in email to other officers

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Maj. Bridget Hallahan has been relieved of command of the Louisville Metro Police Department's Fifth Division two days after the Louisville Courier Journal reported that the major had insulted protesters in an Augus...

Major U.S. diocese becomes largest to file for bankruptcy after 200 sexual abuse lawsuits

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A Roman Catholic diocese in suburban New York became the largest American diocese to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday after being named in more than 200 sexual abuse lawsuits. The Diocese of Rockville Centre ...

Major indictments appear unlikely in investigation of Russia probe despite Trump pressure

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Washington President Donald Trump is demanding that Attorney General William Barr prosecute his political opponents over the FBI's Russia probe, but the string of documents declassified from the investigation led by ...

Sei Young Kim wins first major at Women’s PGA Championship

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Sei Young Kim claimed the first major title of her career at the Women's PGA Championship with a record-equaling final round 63. Starting the final day two shots ahead of previous major champions Anna Nordqvist and ...

The first firefighting robot in America is here — and it has already helped fight a major fire in Los Angeles

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A newly recruited firefighter in Los Angeles put out a major fire even before being formally introduced at a news conference. That new recruit is a robot. The Thermite RS3, the first robotic firefighting vehicle in ...

US considering declaring major human rights organizations are anti-Semitic

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Washington The US State Department is considering declaring that several widely respected human rights organizations are anti-Semitic, according to multiple sources who have been made aware of the conversations. Th...

North Korea is going to be a major headache for whoever wins the US election

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Hong Kong As Barack Obama ended his 75th day as President of the United States, the engines of a massive North Korean rocket roared to life half a world away -- sparking one of the first major international crises of...

Deputized federal agents can now wear body cameras, with major exceptions

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Washington A sweeping and at times contentious policy barring the use of body cameras by police officers assigned to hundreds of federal investigative task forces around the nation has been largely reversed, the Just...

Police launch major operation in Vienna after shots fired

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Police in Vienna have launched a major operation after shots were fired in the Austrian capital. Several people have been injured in the city center amid exchanges of fire, police said on Twitter. "All possible forc...

Major coronavirus outbreak hits crew of US Navy warship

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There has been a major coronavirus outbreak aboard a US Navy guided missile destroyer, the USS Michael Murphy, which has spread to nearly one-quarter of the ship's 300 strong-crew, according to two US Navy officials...

Buildings collapse in Arlington, Texas, as severe storms cause major damage

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Storms moving through North Texas overnight Tuesday had fire departments racing to respond to reports of damage and collapsed buildings throughout the region. Severe thunderstorm and tornado warning were in place as...

The CEO of a major health system left the company after he said he wouldn’t wear a mask

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The CEO of a national health system abruptly left the company after telling employees he wouldn't wear a mask because he'd already had Covid-19. In an email to staff last week, Sanford Health CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft s...

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