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Texas couple asked to leave restaurant for wearing face masks to protect their immunocompromised infant
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Texas couple asked to leave restaurant for wearing face masks to protect their immunocompromised infant

A Texas couple who landed themselves a rare night out with friends says it was cut short when the restaurant kicked them out for wearing face masks, which they say they wore to protect their immunocompromised 4-month-old son. Natalie Wester and her husband, Jose Lopez-Guerrero, joined a group of friends at a restaurant and bar…MORE

Prince Andrew served with sexual assault lawsuit after papers sent to US lawyer
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Prince Andrew served with sexual assault lawsuit after papers sent to US lawyer

Prince Andrew was served with legal papers in a civil sexual assault case against him when the senior British royal’s US-based lawyer was sent the suit by FedEx and email on Monday, court papers show. The US court documents, seen by CNN, show the legal papers were delivered to the duke’s lawyer, Andrew B. Brettler,…MORE

A Texas school board proposes the non-renewal of a contract for a principal accused of promoting critical race theory
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A Texas school board proposes the non-renewal of a contract for a principal accused of promoting critical race theory

A Texas school district board voted unanimously to give notice of a proposed non-renewal of the contract of a principal at the center of controversy over critical race theory. James Whitfield, principal of Colleyville Heritage High School in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, was placed on paid administrative leave in late August, a month after a…MORE

Gabby Petito’s conversations with her mother revealed ‘more and more tension’ with fiancé, affidavit says
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Gabby Petito’s conversations with her mother revealed ‘more and more tension’ with fiancé, affidavit says

Before Gabby Petito disappeared while on a cross-country van trip with her fiancé, her conversations with her mother appeared to reveal Petito had “more and more tension” with her travel partner, a police affidavit for a search warrant indicates. The affidavit, filed by Florida police last week, offers new insight into what investigators have gleaned…MORE

Cleaning out the attic, journalist discovers two letters written to him by the Unabomber
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Cleaning out the attic, journalist discovers two letters written to him by the Unabomber

As part of a pandemic project suggested by his wife, Jack Epstein began last month going through his papers that were taking up space in their attic. While cleaning out old letters from readers of his budget travel book on Latin America, the journalist with the San Francisco Chronicle made an unexpected discovery, that he’d…MORE

A nurse’s training didn’t protect her from vaccine misinformation. Now, she’s one of the victims of Covid-19
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A nurse’s training didn’t protect her from vaccine misinformation. Now, she’s one of the victims of Covid-19

Natalie Rise was a registered nurse in Idaho who loved her job as a home health care worker before she decided to stay at home with her special-needs twins, according to her brother, Daryl Rise. But her science-based training to become an RN was apparently no match for the disinformation about Covid-19 vaccines being shared…MORE

The search for Gabby Petito’s fiancé Brian Laundrie resumed today. Here’s why it’s been so hard to find him
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The search for Gabby Petito’s fiancé Brian Laundrie resumed today. Here’s why it’s been so hard to find him

Police in Florida resumed their search Tuesday for Brian Laundrie, the fiancé of Gabby Petito, who has been missing for almost a week. Investigators are searching for Laundrie on the Venice side of the Carlton Reserve, a 25,000-acre nature reserve near the family’s home in North Port, Florida. Agents were requested Monday afternoon, said Florida…MORE

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to reinstated sexual assault charge
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Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to reinstated sexual assault charge

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty Monday to a recently reinstated sexual assault charge in California. Last month, a Los Angeles County judge dismissed one of the 11 charges against him after his defense team argued that the statute of limitations on a sexual battery charge had run out. A criminal grand jury…MORE

12,000 migrants have been waiting in makeshift camps under the Del Rio bridge in Texas
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12,000 migrants have been waiting in makeshift camps under the Del Rio bridge in Texas

Standing in the sweltering Texas sun, Jameson Tilus held both of his children in his arms and described the desperate conditions under the Del Rio International Bridge. The 26-year-old Haitian national and his family arrived about a week ago after crossing the Rio Grande River. Getting food has been difficult, Tilus said, and he worries…MORE

Boy taken into custody after Virginia school shooting that left 2 wounded, police say
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Boy taken into custody after Virginia school shooting that left 2 wounded, police say

A boy was taken into custody Monday after a school shooting in Newport News, Virginia, that left two people wounded and two others injured, police said Monday afternoon. The shooting occurred Monday morning at Heritage High School. A male and female, both 17, were taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds that were not considered…MORE

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