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Grand Canyon Hiker Falls to Her Death Taking PhotosA woman taking photographs during an off-trail hike at the Grand Canyon fell 100 feet to her death, park officials said. She was taking photos with family members, USA Today reports. Maria A. Salgado Lopez, 59, of Scottsdale, Arizona, accidentally stepped off the rim just west of Mather Point, officials...
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Canada Busts Americans Under Quarantine ActWhen David and Anne Sippell entered Canada last month at Fort Frances, police say, they were told to drive straight to their destination and isolate for 14 days. That's not what the pair from Excelsior, Minn., did, Ontario officials say. Instead, Global News reports, the Sippells were seen in various...
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Virus, Floyd death merge in brutal blow to Black well-beingThe coronavirus pandemic has made it even more difficult to manage chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure, diseases that disproportionately affect Black people
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FILE - In the June 19, 2020 file photo, Imani Abdul sings "Lift Every Voice and Sing" during a Juneteenth celebration in Los Angeles. The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called "Lift Every Voice and Sing" has been resurrected as a beacon of hope for all races during nationwide protests. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
'Lift Every Voice and Sing' hymn ignites hope across nation“Lift Every Voice and Sing” was created more than a century ago
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7-year-old girl among 5 killed in July 4 Chicago shootingsChicago police say a 7-year-old girl at a family party and a 14-year-old boy were among five people shot and killed in the city during Fourth of July celebrations
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FILE - In this May 31, 2020, file photo, protesters march away from the State Capitol, in St. Paul, Minn. A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracies theories that have pivoted to a variety of new targets. Their latest: Black Lives Matter and the nationwide protests against racial injustice. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders have now pivoted to new targets
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Guy With COVID-19 Admits His 'Stupidity,' Dies the Next Day"Hopefully with God's help, I'll be able to survive this." Thomas Macias wrote those words on Facebook after contracting COVID-19 at a party in June, then died the next day. The Southern California man, who was overweight and had diabetes, felt sick soon after the party near his Lake Elsinore...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby, left, arrives with his wife, Camille Cosby, for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby was convicted of sexual assault in 2018. He is serving up to 10 years in prison. Now in the midst of another historic reckoning, this time addressing the treatment of African Americans and other people of color by police and the criminal justice system, the 82-year-old Cosby has won the right to an appeal. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault convictionBill Cosby has long championed personal responsibility in the Black community
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There's Apparently a New Kid in the 2020 RaceKanye West's presidential ambitions appear to have been reborn on the Fourth of July, reports Reuters , with the rapper tweeting thusly : “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” West wrote,...
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In this Thursday, June 4, 2020 photo, trip leader Gordon Anderson power washes an outdoor basketball court at the Camp Winnebago summer camp in Fayette, Maine. The boys camp is going ahead with plans to open with a reduction in the number of campers and other changes to comply with guidelines for helping prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Many of the nation's 15,000-plus summer camps opting to close because of health concerns surrounding the pandemic, or because of delays in receiving rules or guidelines from licensing officials. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Fewer will attend camp this summer; some camps won't surviveAfter being cooped up for months, kids need summer camp more than ever but a smaller-than-usual cadre will enjoy the experience this year
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Report: Sheriff's official says 2 dead, 8 wounded in South Carolina nightclub shooting, revising figures from 12 hurtReport: Sheriff's official says 2 dead, 8 wounded in South Carolina nightclub shooting, revising figures from 12 hurt
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People cool off from the summer heat under an open air shower on a street in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, July 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
Rocket fired toward US Embassy in Iraq injures childThe Iraqi military says a rocket aimed at Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, home of the U.S. Embassy, struck a residential house and injured a child
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