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Floyd J. Carter, A Tuskegee Airman And NYPD Detective, Dies At 95

Carter was one of the last of the Tuskegee Airmen, the famous unit that overcame both internal challenges and enemy fire to serve in World War II.

Austin Police Say Deadly Package Explosions Could Be Hate Crimes

Austin’s police chief said two deadly package explosions in less than two weeks were sent to homes of black residents.

1 Dead, At Least 2 Injured In Package Explosions, Austin Police Say

Three package bombs have detonated in the Texas city in less than two weeks, including two blasts Monday. Police say initial evidence indicates all three are “related based on similarities.”

Do Backyard Chickens Need More Rules?

Drawn in by fresh eggs, or the possibility of feathered friends, people continue to flock toward backyard chickens. One researcher wonders if local laws are doing enough to keep people and birds safe.

Fertility Clinic Says A Failure May Have Damaged Thousands Of Eggs And Embryos

The problem hit a San Francisco clinic on Sunday, March 4 — the same day that a similar cryogenic tank failure was reported in Cleveland, Ohio

Waffle House Waitress Gets A Scholarship After Helping Customer

Evoni Williams noticed an elderly customer needed help cutting up his ham. After a video of her cutting up his food went viral, Texas Southern University rewarded her with a $16,000 scholarship.

Attorney General Sessions Reshapes Who Qualifies For Asylum

The administration is taking steps to limit who gets asylum in the U.S. Immigration lawyers warn thousands of people who fled violence and persecution in their home countries could be turned away.

Months Before Fla. School Shooting, N.M. Deaths Got Little Notice

On Dec. 7, 2017, a gunman opened fire in a high school in rural New Mexico killing 2 students and himself. The act got little national attention which didn’t go unnoticed in the town of Aztec.

Brackets For Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament Are Released

Virginia, Villanova, Kansas and Xavier are the tournament’s No. 1 seeds. The opening-round games begin on Tuesday with Final Four action set for March 31 and April 2.

At Least 2 Dead In New York City Helicopter Crash

A helicopter crashed in New York City’s East River on Sunday evening, killing at least two people, authorities say.

Sherman Alexie Postpones Memoir’s Paperback Release Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

After several women have accused Alexie of sexual harassment, his publisher says it’s shelving its plans to release You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me in paperback, at the author’s request.

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