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- Washington Examiner
KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.
- WABC – NY
A 13-year-old girl was arrested after a violent brawl broke out at a high school on Staten Island Friday.
- Business Insider
Hooters waitress reveals how much she makes in tips, with one shift netting her as much as $408 on top of her $2.13 hourly wage
Kirsten Songer, who works at Hooters, used a TikTok video to discuss the tips she earns on top of her hourly wage of $2.13.
- Miami Herald
“To be blunt, wasting time changing your voicemail could be the last thing you do.”
A man who attacked an 11-year-old Black girl in a New York City park last week is now in custody. […] The post Man arrested for attack on 11-year-old girl in New York City park appeared first on TheGrio.
- Associated Press
A growing number of women migrants crossing the forbidding jungle of the Darien Gap between Colombia and Panama on their route north are reporting sexual assaults, grabbing the attention of Panamanian lawmakers. On Saturday, a 25-year-old Haitian woman told members of a Panamanian congressional committee visiting Darien province that she had been assaulted just days before as she navigated the lawless area with her husband and 8-month-old son. The family stepped from a boat that had carried them along a roiling river to Lajas Blancas from Bajo Chiquito, the first small population center many migrants encounter after crossing the mountainous border.
A small group of people reportedly hung an antisemitic banner over the Far West overpass on Mopac on Saturday while donning swastikas and giving Nazi salutes.Context: Far West Boulevard is home to a large concentration of Austin's Jewish population, with the Shalom Austin Jewish Community Center and no fewer than four congregations nearby. The incident on Mopac comes days after vandalism at nearby Anderson High School, including swastikas and prejudiced words and symbols painted on student parki
- Kansas City Star
One of the teens was armed with a gun, but so was the man trying to sell his gaming console.
In a town in northern Chile it is not unusual for residents to stumble across ancient mummies.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The living children — ages 15, 10 and 7 — “were fending for each other,” the sheriff said.
- Business Insider
Rep. Eric Swalwell got a chilling and threatening voicemail filled with slurs from a fan of Fox News' Tucker Carlson
The man who left the disturbing voicemail called for Swalwell and his family to be chopped up and fed to dogs.
- Rolling Stone
"The language used by [Oklahoma State Sen. David Rader] is highly offensive and unacceptable," said Rep. Cyndi Munson, the first Asian American woman to be elected to the state's legislature
- The Daily Beast
Getty ImagesIt is useful to know, if you are unfamiliar with the string of gruesome killings collectively known as the Atlanta Missing and Murdered Children’s cases, that no one was ever formally charged in the killings. The person or persons who, from 1979 to 1981, snatched at least two dozen kids from their families and communities, disposing of their young bodies in local rivers, woods, and long abandoned buildings, never faced charges for those killings even as authorities declared that the
An 'offensive' high school teacher caught on video wearing a fake Native American headdress and waving air tomahawks has gone on leave
A Native American student in the class began filming when he saw the teacher pull out a fake feather headdress.
- Yahoo Entertainment
On Sunday, "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver" examined police officers who are refusing to follow COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
- Kansas City Star
Inside the house, there was nothing but a sofa and a bed with no sheets. | Opinion from Melinda Henneberger
- The Daily Beast
Realy Easy Star /Toni Spagone/AlamyThe most pervasive and well-known symbol for Christianity is, of course, the cross. If you walk into a place of worship and there’s a cross you can feel fairly certain that you’re in Christian space. Which is why it might be surprising to learn that a network of ancient Jewish catacombs about a mile outside of Venosa, Italy, has crosses etched into the walls.The burial grounds in question are the Santa Rufina catacombs, part of a network of subterranean galleri
- LA Times
Before the revolver fired, Alec Baldwin was rehearsing how to point it toward the camera, says an affidavit laying out new details of the shooting.
- The New York Times
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — For decades, when Hewitt Sawyers drove past the monument of the Confederate soldier standing tall in his city’s public square, he felt the weight of slavery’s long shadow. Sawyers, 73, had attended a segregated school in Franklin, about 20 miles south of Nashville. He read from torn books passed down from the local white high school. The courthouse offered a “colored” water fountain, and the movie theater did not welcome him on the lower floor. As Confederate monuments across t