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New York City children get to go back to school

Temperature checks and even some rapid Covid-19 testing machines will join children with backpacks that seem way too large for them as trappings of the first day of school in New York City on Tuesday. The nation’s largest school district is opening classroom doors for students in elementary schools, as well as continuing to offer…

Resident describes giant chunks of ash falling across the Bay Area

Residents in northern California are dealing with more than just smoke from deadly wildfires in the area, with pictures showing shockingly large chunks of ash that have fallen. Santa Rosa resident Morgan Balaei told CNN Monday she has seen at least two large pieces of ash fall from the sky over her neighborhood in California.…

Governor declares state of emergency as Zogg and Glass wildfires race through California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency Monday night after wildfires tore through Napa, Sonoma and Shasta counties, killing at least three people and forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate. The fast moving Zogg Fire, burning near Redding, has scorched more than 30,000 acres since igniting Sunday afternoon. Newsom cautioned that…

Multiple people dead after shots were fired in Oregon hostage situation

Multiple people died during a hostage situation that unfolded in Salem, Oregon, Monday afternoon, officials said. Deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a possible hostage situation on Juneva Place SE around 12:30 p.m., according to a press release issued by the sheriff’s office. Salem is about 45 miles southwest…

Kentucky AG says he will comply with judge’s order to release grand jury transcript

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has refused to release grand jury transcripts related to the Breonna Taylor case despite growing public calls to do so by the Louisville mayor, the Kentucky governor, and Taylor’s family’s attorneys. But that all changed late Monday evening when Cameron announced he would comply with a judge’s ruling ordering a…

Police broke up a massive party of more than 1,000 people near Florida State University

Florida is opening up and its students are itching to party. Police officers in Tallahassee, home of Florida State University’s sprawling campus, responded to more than a dozen calls for in reference to large crowds last weekend, according to a statement from the Tallahassee Police Department. One gathering at an off-campus apartment complex on Dixie…

New York judge orders judicial review of Eric Garner case

Eric Garner’s mother has won her bid for an investigation into New York City’s handling of the arrest of her son, the disciplining of officers involved in his 2014 death and the lack of medical care he was given by police officers, a state judge ruled. “Although the arrest and death of Eric Garner has…

How one Nebraska surgeon is fighting patient medical debt with volunteerism

Dr. Demetrio Aguila was tired of hearing stories about patients’ who found themselves saddled with crushing medical debts. “I felt helpless,” Aguila, a nerve and plastic surgery specialist based in Nebraska, told CNN. “I realized I needed to try to make things different.” Every year, medical expenses force about 530,000 families into bankruptcy, according to…

Police are looking for the suspect in a homicide at a popular haunted house

Detroit police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a potential suspect in a homicide that occurred outside a popular haunted house. Deputies responded to a call about a shooting early Sunday morning at the Erebus Haunted House in Pontiac, Michigan. Erebus opened for the season on Friday, and was ranked the number one…

10 celebrities that proved that you can be successful in music and in film

Vin Diesel finally released his debut single last week and the internet will never be the same. But he isn’t the only celebrity who has seen success on-screen and on the charts. The action star’s song “Feel Like I Do,” produced by Kygo and released on the Norwegian producer’s record label, dropped on Friday, and…

Famed California winery destroyed as fast-moving fires take over wine country

The famed 41-year-old Chateau Boswell Winery in Napa Valley, California, was destroyed during the Glass Fire on Sunday evening, according to CNN affiliate KPIX. The private family-owned winery, established in 1979, is located along the popular Silverado Trail, an area that came under mandatory evacuation orders on Sunday as the Glass fire grew from a…

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