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Georgia Republicans aim to capitalize on Atlanta’s rising crime rate

ATLANTA — After another weekend of headlines about crime in Atlanta, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp laid down a new marker with a plan to make…

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Jake Tapper made up an entire Frank Sinatra song for his new novel. No, he won’t sing it.

PHILADELPHIA — Fact and fiction become partners in “The Devil May Dance,” a new novel by Philly’s Jake Tapper that the CNN anchor set in…

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Sen. Rubio, prove you’re more than a Trump sycophant: Vote to create Jan. 6 commission

It’s hard to take a principled stand when one lacks a spine, as Florida’s U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has shown us since Donald Trump’s election…

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Kevin Spacey books first gig since sexual assault scandal, an Italian movie about wrongfully accused pedophile

Kevin Spacey is getting back in front of the camera. The disgraced actor, who has been on the sidelines after dozens of men accused him…

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Asian man shoved onto Queens subway tracks; police suspect possible hate crime

NEW YORK — An Asian man was shoved onto subway tracks in front of an oncoming train in Queens Monday morning, narrowly escaping death in…

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BBC will ‘review’ editorial policy after Princess Diana interview investigation

The BBC said Monday that it will explore steps to make sure there are no more Martin Bashir-sized scandals. Days after an independent inquiry ruled…

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8 dead, at least 38 injured — including 4 teens — in weekend shootings in Chicago

CHICAGO – Two men died and 21 other people — including at least four teens — were injured in shootings over less than 24 hours…

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What ‘telling the truth’ about Stone Mountain might look like

ATLANTA — Late last month, on the state holiday formerly known as Confederate Memorial Day, Bill Stephens stood behind a podium in a crowded ballroom….

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Mother of Army officer returns to United States and family following deportation

SAN DIEGO – Even after being deported from the United States and separated from her children and grandchildren, Rocio Rebollar Gomez never stopped believing in…

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Brian Kemp aims to flip the script on Democrats with 2022 reelection strategy

ATLANTA — Republican Brian Kemp narrowly won the closest Georgia gubernatorial election in decades in 2018 after a grueling contest against energized Democrats who defined…

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Dr. Fauci, Oprah and The Rock among winners at 25th Webby Awards

America’s top infectious disease expert can add a new title to his resume: 2021 Webby Person of the Year. Dr. Anthony Fauci took home top…

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ team reimagined Chicago as a war zone, but stopped short of bombing The Bean

CHICAGO — Chicago is ravaged by war on “The Handmaid’s Tale” — but of course our damn parking meters managed to survive. Last week’s episode…

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Illinois men charged in US Capitol breach asked cop for directions to the bathroom, feds say

Two downstate Illinois men charged with breaching the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 said they were there to “tour” the historic site and went out…

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Chris Christie says he won’t wait for Trump to decide on 2024 presidential run

NEW YORK – Chris Christie says he’s not waiting for anybody to decide whether to run for president in 2024 — even former President Donald…

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Cremations surpassed burials among California Latinos during the pandemic. Here’s why

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — When Martha Castro’s uncle died of cancer last March, her family had limited options to put him to rest. Statewide closures prompted…

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Voting rights battle in Washington state raises allegations of diluting Latino votes

SEATTLE — Ana Ruiz Peralta, a 44-year-old Pasco resident and Mexican immigrant, ran last year for the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, talking about improving…

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‘The Underground Railroad’ review: Hypnotic, stunning reimagining of America’s roots

After so much settling these past 14 months, so much time spent with nervous diversion on our screens and so much grief and rage coursing…

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CDC to drop indoor face mask recommendation for fully vaccinated people, source says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to announce Thursday that fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear face masks in most…

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3 NYPD officers arrested in kickback and bribery scheme

NEW YORK — Bribery charges against a retired New York Police Department officer were the least of his sins. Ex-cop Robert Smith was busted Tuesday…

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Gwyneth Paltrow is now a wellness adviser for a cruise ship. This could get weird

Gwyneth Paltrow wants you to feel good sailing, even in a pandemic. The actress and Goop founder announced on Instagram that she’s partnering with Celebrity…

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White supremacist who killed 3 at Jewish sites in Kansas dies in prison

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A white supremacist who killed three people at Jewish sites in Overland Park, Kansas, in 2014 has died in prison, according…

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Ted Nugent rants about ‘satanic haters’ who wished him dead during COVID bout

Singer Ted Nugent, who contracted COVID-19 after months of declaring the pandemic a hoax and calling it the “China virus,” was back at it again…

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