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The full history of American people of color has never

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Stories of people of color aren’t always found in the usual public records or data sets. Often, the stories are hidden in slave schedules and plantation accounting books. They are packed away with family secrets in an attic. They are in plain sight, carved on monuments and statues. Or they exist only in the minds and memories of our elders. USA TODAY’s series “Never…

A Florida lawyer lost his sight, his hope and then

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Just in front of a garden at the Conklin Davis Center for the Visually Impaired in Daytona Beach, Florida, recently, Brian Norton raised his right hand and swore an oath to truth and honor.It was the end of a decades-long journey to hell and back and, at age 72, a new…

Nochebuena: Why many Hispanic, Latinx and Filipino families celebrate Christmas

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Ex-chief of staff John Kelly said if Trump was a

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Trump's former White House chief of staff John Kelly slammed his ex-boss as the January 6 insurrection took place."If he was a real man, he would go down to the Capitol and tell them to stop," Kelly told ABC News' Jonathan Karl.Karl details their conservation in his new book, which comes out Tuesday. White House chief…

Jair Bolsonaro bitten by giant bird at his palace during

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Jair Bolsonaro feeding the rhea outside the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil: SERGIO LIMA/AFP via Getty ImagesThe president of Brazil has reportedly been bitten by an emu-like bird that he tried to feed while in coronavirus quarantine at the presidential palace.Jair Bolsonaro complained of his “horrible” isolation on Monday, saying he “can’t stand this routine…

Daily infections skyrocket in eastern Europe

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Countries in Eastern Europe faced major surges in new infections after the holiday season during which people were allowed almost unrestricted access to ski slopes, religious ceremonies and open-air concerts. Over the past week, new daily infections skyrocketed in Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia, prompting the authorities there to announce that they were limiting gatherings…

COVID-19 vaccinations for children begin across US

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With the federal government promising enough vaccine to protect the nation’s 28 million kids ages 5-11, pediatricians’ offices and hospitals began inoculating children Wednesday. Schools and other locations plan to follow suit in the days ahead. (Nov. 3)AP Source

‘Thirsty’ snakes filled water well in Iowa — then unsuspecting

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A worker performing maintenance on a faulty water well unknowingly disturbed what was apparently a popular watering hole for snakes, Iowa photos show.The worker, an employee of Mort’s Water Company based in Latimer, went out to check on a well earlier this month, the business told McClatchy News.When he arrived at the site, he pulled…

Governor Cuomo Announces First in the Nation Drinking Water Standard For Emerging Contaminant 1,4-Dioxane

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State has adopted a first-in-the-nation drinking water standard for emerging contaminant 1,4-Dioxane, setting the maximum contaminant level of 1 part per billion for 1,4-Dioxane. The Governor...

MSNBC Hosts Crack Up Over Error Found On First Page

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Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell had a good chuckle on air Tuesday night after apparently discovering an error on the first page of former President Donald Trump’s lawsuit against his niece Mary Trump, The New York Times and three of its reporters.The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in New York, alleges that the Times participated in an…