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Meet the Marine the world just learned helped raise the flag at Iwo Jima in World War II

Wednesday  01:25,   23 october 2019
usatoday

Harold Keller never talked about his war experiences and never mentioned being in one of the most iconic images of World War IIPhotographer Joe Rosenthal captured the image of the men raising the flagpole with the wind whipping the Stars and Stripes >>>

Trump’s Asylum Ban Could Apply Retroactively to Thousands of Migrants Even Though Officials Promised It Wouldn’t

Wednesday  00:26,   23 october 2019
propublica.org

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. Thousands of migrants who agreed to wait in Mexico for... >>>

Court weighing whether judge can unseal lynching records

Tuesday  23:20,   22 october 2019
msn

ATLANTA (AP) — A historian's effort to unseal grand jury records from the brazen 1946 lynching of two black couples on a Georgia riverbank prompted tough questions Tuesday in a federal appeals court, but the judges also suggested there might be... >>>

Some Californians may soon be able to eat their roadkill. That's already legal in more than 20 US states

Tuesday  23:20,   22 october 2019
cnn

California is the latest state to allow people to take home and eat animals they accidentally hit on the road, including deer, elk, pronghorn antelopes and wild pigs. © Provided by Cable News Network, Inc. Roadkill is fair game under new law Senate... >>>

A baby girl was born by candlelight in a laundry room as a tornado touched down in Texas

Tuesday  23:05,   22 october 2019
cnn

Every birth story is one parents love to tell over and over, but Sekani's is truly unique.She came into the world during a tornado -- taking her first breath by candlelight in a laundry... >>>

One person wounded in shooting at Northern California high school, shooter still being sought

Tuesday  22:40,   22 october 2019
nbcnews

The shooting at Ridgway High School in Santa Rosa prompted lockdowns at nearby campuses.The shooting happened at Ridgway High School in Santa Rosa, which is about 60 miles north of San Francisco, authorities... >>>

Nearly 900 women's health clinics have lost federal funding over gag rule

Tuesday  22:40,   22 october 2019
nbcnews

More than half of the patients accessing health care through Title X clinics are women of color and a third are Latina.Women of color make up more than half and Latinas over a third of all Title X patients, according to the National Latina Institute >>>

Carson defends HUD for knowingly stalling Puerto Rico hurricane relief funds

Tuesday  22:25,   22 october 2019
nbcnews

"If it was not the inspector general pushing for this delay," Rep. Nydia Velázquez asked Carson, "I wonder if this was politically motivated."Carson justified HUD's actions after Rep. Nydia Velázquez, D-N.Y., asked him "where in federal law is HUD... >>>

Design errors draw blame in collapse of FIU pedestrian bridge that killed 6

Tuesday  21:50,   22 october 2019
usatoday

The NTSB could make a final ruling Tuesday on the cause of a pedestrian bridge collapse at FIU in Miami that killed six people and injured 10.The 174-foot-bridge section, designed to connect Florida International University with the city of... >>>

Nearly 6,000 Chicagoans to get letters this holiday season saying their unpaid medical debt is forgiven. Learn about the group behind the gifts

Tuesday  21:35,   22 october 2019
latimes

For Chicagoans struggling to make ends meet, the daily act of checking the mail can be anxiety-inducing. Aside from birthday cards and holiday letters, there isn't often much good news, but there never seems to be any shortage of bills or debt... >>>

Appeals court upholds secret criteria for no-fly list

Tuesday  21:35,   22 october 2019
thehill

A U.S. appeals court on Monday ruled in favor of the government in a lawsuit over the secretive criteria it uses for its no-fly list.In the Monday ruling, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the government has already gone as far as... >>>

Dallas TV station apologizes for not interrupting Cowboys coverage for tornado warning

Tuesday  21:10,   22 october 2019
latimes

NBC Channel 5 news station apologized Monday for not interrupting coverage of the Dallas Cowboys game with a tornado warning Sunday night. An EF-3 tornado hit Dallas on Sunday evening and caused substantial damage at about 9:15 p.m. NBC 5 was... >>>

President Trump to speak at international police chiefs' conference in Chicago

Tuesday  20:55,   22 october 2019
chicagotribune

President Donald Trump, who will be in Chicago next week for a campaign fundraiser, also is scheduled to speak at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference, a White House official has confirmed. The president's Monday address... >>>

California gets ready for more wildfires and power outages as the weather refuses to cooperate

Tuesday  20:45,   22 october 2019
cnn

Just as firefighters got a grip on a blaze that tore through the swanky Pacific Palisades, other Californians are at risk of unpredictable wildfires this week. About 209,000 customers could have their power shut off this week mitigate the risk,... >>>

NYC and California sue US postal service over cigarettes

Tuesday  19:45,   22 october 2019
msn

 New York City and the state of California are suing the U.S. Postal Service to stop tens of thousands of cigarette packages from being mailed from foreign countries to U.S. residents. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court... >>>