A white city leader captured on video using a racial slur toward Black people during a council meeting said he won't apologize, and might run for mayor. Others are calling for his resignation.
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At least two individuals were injured in New York after a car that had been surrounded by a crowd of people protesting police brutality attempted to drive away Wednesday evening.
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A 25-year-old woman is under arrest and facing hate crime charges for allegedly assaulting four Asian victims.
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After painful vandalism at their shared worship space, two congregations were transformed through a racial reconciliation program.
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As the remaining rubble from the collapse of a 12-story oceanfront condominium was cleared away Wednesday, a Florida judge said victims and families who suffered losses will get a minimum of $150 million in compensation initially.
Styles from Tory Burch, Jonathan Simkhai, Loveshackfancy, and more are up to 70 percent off.
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The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee fired the director of the opening ceremony on Thursday because of a Holocaust joke he made during a comedy show in 1998. Organizing committee president Seiko Hashimoto said a day ahead of the opening ceremony that director Kentaro Kobayashi has been dismissed.
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Michael Sykes and Charles Curtis debate if luck had anything to do with the Milwaukee Bucks NBA title run. Both believe any criticism of Giannis’ game this postseason should be put to bed.
Like many Filipino athletes, making it to the Olympics is as much about passion as it is about making a living.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Staff and vendors were supposed to check to make sure guns weren’t loaded, but a Fort Worth police report says that didn’t happen.
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Yahoo Finance’s Dan Howley reports details on Uber and Lyft drivers’ one-day strike for better pay and working conditions.
A New York Police Department sergeant is facing charges after allegedly assaulting two suspects who lashed out at police in the last two years. Sgt. Phillip Wong, who was assigned to Transit District 3 in Hamilton Heights at the time, allegedly punched a 48-year-old man in his holding cell.
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TikTok user shares wild footage of a bear crawling out of his car: ‘How did the bear even get in there?’
The footage comes courtesy of user Joseph Deel, who now goes by a very fitting username, @bear_inna_car.
- Miami Herald
Democrats talk about a “failed war on drugs” because they lack the fortitude to speak on this uncomfortable truth: It didn’t fail.
NAPLES (Reuters) -Environment and energy ministers from the Group of 20 rich nations made little progress on Thursday on how to reach climate goals, officials said, with a cluster of countries resisting firm commitments. Near the sumptuous royal palace in Naples where the meeting took place, thousands of flag-waving marchers protested against what they said was a lack of action on global warming. The G20 meeting discussed biodiversity and the natural environment on Thursday, while energy and climate change will be on Friday's agenda.
Minnesota House Democrats appear unlikely to take immediate action to expel or punish embattled state Rep. John Thompson.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeDriving the news: House Speaker Melissa Hortman indicated Wednesday that she'll wait until any ethics complaints or court proceedings are resolved to take action against the St. Paul Democrat.State of play: Hortman, along with other DFL leaders, have called on Thompson to resign
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A man has confessed to defrauding Chinese-Canadian pop singer Kris Wu over a teenager’s accusation he had sex with her when she was drunk, according to Beijing police. The announcement added a bizarre twist to a scandal that cost Wu endorsement contracts with brands including Porsche and Bulgari. The former member of Korean boy band EXO has denied the accusation, which prompted an outpouring of support for the woman online and criticism of Wu.
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Yahoo Sports Senior NFL Writer Charles Robinson is joined by Yahoo Sports National Columnist Dan Wetzel to discuss the never ending drama between the Green Bay Packers and their MVP quarterback. One of our experts understands where Rodgers is coming from, and believes organizations need to listen to their franchise QBs. Meanwhile, the other believes Rodgers needs to get over his issues with the front office, and take some of the blame for the NFC Championship game loss.
- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
TAMPA — It’s been all-Cuba, all the time in the week since the Tampa City Council formally voiced its support for the recent protests against the island’s communist regime. In a 5-2 vote, after two hours of often-heated debate at Thursday’s council meeting, council member Luis Viera’s resolution in support of the protesters was approved. So was a one-sentence statement by council member Bill ...
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Emoni Bates and Bronny James met in their second head-to-head matchup during the Nike Peach Jam with LeBron James coaching his son.
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Doug Astrop, Managing Director and CIO at Exponential Investment Partners and James Bruderman, 1879 Advisors Vice Chairman, joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down the latest market action.