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In this June 1, 2020 photo, high school graduate Lizzie Quinlivan poses at her home in Hingham, Mass. Quinlivan has opted to attend closer-to-home Georgetown instead of colleges on the west coast which were on her original wish-list. As students make college plans for this fall, some U.S. universities are seeing surging interest from in-state students looking to stay closer to home amid the coronavirus pandemic.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Amid virus, US students look to colleges closer to home As students across the U.S. make college plans for this fall, some universities are seeing surging interest from students in their states looking to stay close to home amid the coronavirus pandemic
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This combination of photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, shows Derek Chauvin, from left, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by him and the other Minneapolis police officers on May 25. Kueng, Lane and Thao have been charged with aiding and abetting Chauvin. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Prosecutors seek right mix of charges in George Floyd caseAs damning as video evidence in the George Floyd case appears to be, prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by sound legal logic if they hope to convict a Minnesota officer for killing Floyd
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Cops: Man 'Still Had Hamburger in His Ear Upon Arrival'Florida is trying to get back to some level of normalcy during the coronavirus pandemic—and the latest crime report shows it may be doing just that. The Smoking Gun reports that Tanya Cordero, 47, was arrested Monday after an incident in a mobile home in Largo, Fla. Per an...
Newser59 minutes ago
In this Thursday, June 4, 2020, photo, Francisco Flores poses for a portrait in New York. When his brother Crescencio Flores died of coronavirus in New York, his parents back in Mexico asked for one thing: that their son be sent home for burial. So far, his efforts have been in vain. “I am trying to do this because my parents, 85 and 87 years old, live there," Francisco Flores said. “They are rooted in their customs. They want a Christian burial for the remains of their son.” (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Mexican families struggle to send virus victims back homeMany Mexican families are struggling to send home the bodies of loved ones who have died of COVID-19 in the U.S. Returning a body to another country is never easy, but the coronavirus has added extra bureaucracy and costs
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Coronavirus disrupts global fight to save endangered speciesThe coronavirus pandemic is hampering the ability of scientists to protect threatened species and habitats, from South American rainforests to African savannahs
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2016 file photo, Annie Glenn arrives to view the casket of her husband famed astronaut John Glenn as he lies in honor, in Columbus, Ohio. Glenn, the widow of astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn and a communication disorders advocate, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020, of COVID-19 complications at a nursing home near St. Paul, Minn., at age 100.   (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Virtual memorial planned for speech advocate Annie Glenn Annie Glenn, whose fame as an astronaut’s wife led to a life advocating for those with speech disorders, will be remembered Saturday at a virtual memorial service
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Marvin McAtee, nephew of Louisville police shooting victim David McAtee, discusses the recent shooting, Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. McAtee is standing in the doorway where David McAtee was shot. McAtee was a popular barbecue cook who was shot when police came to disperse a crowd gathering near his business. Police said a video showed that David McAtee fired his gun as officers approached the business firing pepper balls to clear the lot. (AP Photo/Claire Galofaro)
Kentucky police shooting video raises questions on tacticsThe shooting of a popular Kentucky barbecue cook by law enforcement is raising new questions about use of force practices by Louisville police
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Sistas Van driver and Black Women's Blueprint employee Denise Rodriguez, second from left, celebrates after a day of giving back to her community by distributing free food, personal hygiene supplies, books, diapers and other items to anyone willing to wait in line to receive them from a mobile supply van amid the coronavirus outbreak, Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in New York. Volunteer Brooklyn Clayton, second from right, and Black Women's Blueprint intern Shabieko Ivy pack up the group's table as volunteer Marilyn Louis looks on, far left. Rodriguez dubbed the hard-working foursome her "dream team." (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Food, coffee, diapers: Amid pandemic, van delivers donationsIn normal times the powder-blue vehicle called Sistas Van serves survivors of sexual trauma and domestic violence
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Cops on Trail Attack: 'We Have the Bike. We Have the Clothes.'Police think they have their guy. A 60-year-old man turned himself in to Maryland police and was arrested Friday after allegedly attacking a trio of teens who were putting up anti-police-brutality fliers on a Montgomery County trail. The viral video of the Thursday confrontation on the Capital Crescent Trail showed...
Newser2 hours ago
That New Fee on Your Dental Bill? Blame the VirusAs dental offices continue opening up during the pandemic, patients are starting to book appointments for much-needed cleanings and surgeries. But many are being informed of a new fee that has some rankled: an "infection control fee" to cover the costs of the personal protective equipment that dental staff now...
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57 Cops Quit Their Unit Amid Shove HubbubTwo police officers in Buffalo, NY, were suspended after a video circulated showing them shoving an elderly man to the ground during a George Floyd protest on Thursday evening, and now an entire unit within the city's police department has resigned. USA Today cites the Buffalo News in reporting all...
Newser3 hours ago
Players Asked NFL to Speak Up. They Got Their WishThe ripple effects of the protests for George Floyd have made their way to the NFL. On Thursday, a roster of top players, including the Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes and the Texans' Deshaun Watson, made a short video imploring the league to speak up on racism and police brutality. On Friday,...
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