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Hot weather in store for eastern half of country on Father’s Day

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Hot weather in store for eastern half of country on Father’s Day

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Much of the central U.S. will be dealing with widespread heat on Sunday as heat index values are close to or exceeding 100 degrees in parts of the Midwest, including Chicago.Heat index values close to, or in excess of, 100 degrees…

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High school freshman’s KKK outfit for school project ‘rattled’ students

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High school freshman’s KKK outfit for school project ‘rattled’ students

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Incendiary images of a Los Angeles high school student dressed hood-to-toe as a Ku Klux Klan member as part of a final history project splashed online Friday, sparking an investigation and an apology from the school di…

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Yorkie stays with missing toddler all night, alerts search party with ‘weak bark’

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Yorkie stays with missing toddler all night, alerts search party with ‘weak bark’

@MSHPTrooperE/Twitter(QULIN, Mo.) –A loyal Yorkshire terrier stayed with a missing 3-year-old girl in a dense cornfield in Missouri all night — and heroically led a search party to them with a “weak bark,” authorities said.Remy Merritt and her dog, F…

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Candlelight vigil to memorialize two deputies shot dead when inmate overpowered them

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Candlelight vigil to memorialize two deputies shot dead when inmate overpowered them

iStock/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) — A candlelight vigil will be held Sunday night in Kansas to memorialize the two sheriff’s deputies who were shot and killed when an inmate overpowered them outside a courthouse.Kansas City Mayor David Alvey said t…

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Heat, humidity rising in central and eastern US

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Heat, humidity rising in central and eastern US

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A strong ridge of high pressure is bringing increasing heat and humidity to a majority of the eastern half of the country through the weekend. Heat advisories, as well as excessive heat warnings and watches, have been posted for p…

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Trustees call for university president to resign for criticizing Nassar victim

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Trustees call for university president to resign for criticizing Nassar victim

Michael Bonfigli /The Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images(EAST LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan State University Interim President John Engler was brought on to clean up the mess left in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal. Instead, with less than five…

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Harvard University accused of racial discrimination in admissions process for Asian-American students

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Harvard University accused of racial discrimination in admissions process for Asian-American students

iStock/Thinkstock(Cambridge, Mass.) — Asian-American students are subject to racial discrimination during Harvard University’s admission process, a non-profit group, Students for Fair Admissions, claimed in court documents filed Friday,“Today&rs…

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San Francisco community concerned after officer-involved shooting captured on video in popular nightlife neighborhood

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San Francisco community concerned after officer-involved shooting captured on video in popular nightlife neighborhood

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) — An officer-involved shooting captured on body camera and surveillance video in a popular San Francisco neighborhood has left the community outraged.The shooting happened in the middle of the North Beach neighborhood,…

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Endangered Amur leopard cubs born at Illinois zoo

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Endangered Amur leopard cubs born at Illinois zoo

Brookfield Zoo(BROOKFIELD, Ill.) — Two endangered Amur leopard cubs have been born at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois.The 8-week-old male cubs are “thriving,” Amy Roberts, the Brookfield Zoo’s senior curator of mammals, told ABC News.As they’ve grown, …

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Endangered Amur leopard cubs born at Illinois zoo

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Endangered Amur leopard cubs born at Illinois zoo

Brookfield Zoo(BROOKFIELD, Ill.) — Two endangered Amur leopard cubs have been born at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois.The 8-week-old male cubs are “thriving,” Amy Roberts, the Brookfield Zoo’s senior curator of mammals, told ABC News.As they’ve grown, …

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