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Groups of thieves target two more high-end stores in California
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Groups of thieves target two more high-end stores in California

Groups of thieves stole goods from at least two more high-end stores in California on Wednesday, according to officials, adding to a series of similar crimes in some major US metropolitan areas. In Los Angeles’ Canoga Park neighborhood, at least five people went inside an open Nordstrom store at the Westfield Topanga mall on Wednesday…MORE

Guilty verdicts in trial over Ahmaud Arbery’s murder were an answer to prayers, family says. Here’s what comes next
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Guilty verdicts in trial over Ahmaud Arbery’s murder were an answer to prayers, family says. Here’s what comes next

The family of Ahmaud Arbery reacted with joy and relief Wednesday after three White men were found guilty of charges relating to the 25-year-old Black man’s murder following a trial seeped in issues such as race and the rights and limitations of self-defense. As the first verdict was being read, Marcus Arbery Sr., Arbery’s father,…MORE

More than a dozen remain hospitalized after deadly Waukesha parade crash
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More than a dozen remain hospitalized after deadly Waukesha parade crash

More than a dozen people remain hospitalized after a driver rammed an SUV through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, over the weekend, killing six people and injuring dozens more. The youngest victim was an 8-year-old boy, who died of his injuries on Tuesday, according to his family. On Wednesday, the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin,…MORE

Prosecutors in the trial of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers explain why they had faith in the jury despite its racial makeup
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Prosecutors in the trial of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers explain why they had faith in the jury despite its racial makeup

Prosecutors in the trial of three White men convicted in Ahmaud Arbery’s killing were not concerned about the racial makeup of the jury, attorneys told CNN Wednesday. Linda Dunikoski, Cobb County senior assistant district attorney, told CNN’s Jim Acosta that after jurors were selected, her team “realized that we had very, very smart, very intelligent,…MORE

He spent years in prison for the rape of author Alice Sebold, the subject of her memoir, ‘Lucky.’ A judge just exonerated him
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He spent years in prison for the rape of author Alice Sebold, the subject of her memoir, ‘Lucky.’ A judge just exonerated him

For decades, throughout his years in prison and even after he was released, Anthony Broadwater insisted he was innocent of the rape of “The Lovely Bones” author Alice Sebold, a crime she described in her memoir, “Lucky.” Convicted in 1982, Broadwater spent more than 16 years in prison. He was denied parole at least five…MORE

The Arctic Ocean began warming decades earlier than previously thought, new research shows
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The Arctic Ocean began warming decades earlier than previously thought, new research shows

The Arctic Ocean has been warming since the onset of the 20th century, decades earlier than instrument observations would suggest, according to new research. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, found that the expansion of warm Atlantic Ocean water flowing into the Arctic, a phenomenon known as “Atlantification,” has caused Arctic water…MORE

More Native American chefs are opening restaurants — with future generations and sustainability in mind
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More Native American chefs are opening restaurants — with future generations and sustainability in mind

Crystal Wahpepah has made it her mission to share her Indigenous community’s rarely seen foods with the world. Wahpepah, who is Kickapoo and Sac and Fox, recently opened Wahpepah’s Kitchen, the newest Indigenous restaurant in Oakland, California — and likely the newest in the country. “When I was around 6 or 7 years old, I…MORE

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