Fifty years after the Atlantic slave trade was outlawed, the Clotilda became the last ship in history to bring enslaved Africans to the United States. The ship was scuttled on arrival to hide evidence of the crime, and despite numerous efforts to find the sunken wreck, it remained hidden for the next 160 years. Ben Raines, author of THE LAST SLAVE SHIP, discusses the ship's history, and how its legacy continues to impact the descendants of those transported into slavery, the descendants of their fellow Africans who sold them, and the descendants of their American enslavers. Learn more: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Last-Slave-Ship/Ben-Raines/9781982136048
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Questions are again being raised about school preparedness and police response to active shooters after a deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
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They smeared blood on themselves, hid and watched their teachers get shot. These are the survivors' stories
Uvalde survivors' stories: One fourth-grader said the shooter came into his classroom and said, 'It's time to die.'
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Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFPCitizens of the Russian republic of Chechnya are reporting that they are being kidnapped against their will and forced to fight as “volunteers” in Russia’s war in Ukraine, according to several human rights organizations.Hundreds of Chechen people are being rounded up for “mass abductions,” 1Adat, a human rights group that advocates against corruption in Chechnya and Russian propaganda, reported.“The abducted are required to sign a paper stating that they are volunteers to
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More than 16 years after Lt. Commander Thomas Blake died in a navy jet crash, Tommy Blake is following in his father's footsteps and going to the Naval Academy in Maryland. Mom Jessica Blake Arlt reflects on the journey.
Cubs shortstop Andrelton Simmons filled in at pitcher during a lopsided loss to the Reds, and he served up a leisurely lob to the Reds' Kyle Farmer.
Here's what the US can learn from Switzerland, which has nearly eliminated mass shootings while maintaining a high rate of gun ownership.
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Terry WyattLee Greenwood, the staple of Trump rallies and the most prominent musician to pull out the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Texas, told Fox News on Friday that his conscience would not allow him to perform at the event in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting.Greenwood directly cited the massacre that left 19 children and two adults dead as the cause of his last-minute pang of conscience.During an appearance on Fox & Friends on Friday, Greenwood added: “For me to go and
A one minute and forty second sequence in which a shirtless Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, and Rick Rossovich face off to Kenny Loggins’ “Playing With The Boys.”
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Beto O’Rourke’s attempt to derail Gov. Greg Abbott’s press conference has sparked the ire of multiple Uvalde residents still reeling from Tuesday's mass shooting.
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"There is a victim of domestic abuse in this courtroom, and it is not Ms. Heard," Camille Vasquez said
Kevin Costner On Ray Liotta’s Batting Practice As Shoeless Joe In ‘Field Of Dreams’: “God Gave Us That Stunt”
It wasn’t in the script. Kevin Costner went on social media to pay tribute to his Field of Dreams co-star Ray Liotta, who died today at 67. The Oscar winner, who tried out for his Cal State Fullerton team and went on to star in several baseball-themed movies, recalled the scene when his Ray Kinsella pitches […]
"Sit down, Chuck," TNT colleague Kenny Smith told Barkley when the feud appeared to take a serious turn.
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Sergio Cossio made a statement in the Lux Fight League 22 main event Thursday in Mexico.
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On Thursday night, the Curry family had plenty to celebrate as the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals.
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“She is understandably shaken,” her colleague said. “Thank God she is okay.”
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"You look better now than years ago. How is that even possible?"
Authorities say security video shows the back door of Texas school was propped open by a teacher just before the gunman attacked the school
Police believe the propped-open door was used by the gunman to enter Robb Elementary School on Tuesday.
A shocker. Ray Liotta, the terrific actor whose career breakout came in the 1990 Martin Scorsese crime classic Goodfellas after co-starring in Field of Dreams, has died. He was 67. Deadline hears that Liotta died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the film Dangerous Waters. We will have more details […]
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While it appeared Jason Kidd was taking a shot at the Warriors' zone defense, on Thursday, he said it was directed at his team.