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Illinois Gubernatorial Candidates Carry Political Baggage

In Illinois, two very rich men vying for their parties’ gubernatorial nominations are dominating the conversation, and it’s not necessarily to their benefit.

Black And Latino Children Are Often Overlooked When It Comes To Autism

Research suggests that African-American and Latino children with autism are diagnosed later in life because of bias on the part of healthcare providers or lack of access among families, among others.

Investigators Say Austin ‘Serial Bomber’ May Have Used Tripwire In Latest Blast

“With this tripwire, this changes things,” said FBI special agent Christopher Combs. “It’s more sophisticated. It’s not targeted to individuals. We’re very concerned.”

Attacked By Alt-Right Trolls, A Jewish Journalist Links Trump To The Rise Of Hate

Trump “has made nationalist policy into the policy of the executive branch,” says New York Times editor Jonathan Weisman. His new book, (((Semitism))), is about being Jewish in the Trump era.

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Tests After Pedestrian Is Killed In Arizona

A self-driving car operated by Uber struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz. The incident could be the first pedestrian death involving a self-driving vehicle.

Rory McIlroy Wins Invitational, But Tiger Woods Gets The Attention

Woods is starting to show renewed spark in his golf game. The former world No. 1 found himself in contention on Sunday. He seems to have found his game again after a five-year winless streak.

Kushner Cos. Profited By False Filings On NYC Real Estate, Report Says

The Associated Press working with New York’s Housing Rights Initiative has uncovered dozens of cases in which false applications were filed for building permits in rent-controlled properties.

Advocates Say Teen Migrants Need Help Not Held In Detention Facilities

More unaccompanied migrant teens are crossing into the U.S. as parts of Central America struggle with gang violence. The teens may seek amnesty but some are detained while their cases are heard.

Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes

Now that marijuana is legal in more than 20 states, we all may be exposed to more marijuana on the street. Researchers warn that secondhand smoke from pot poses risks to the heart, lungs and arteries.

Cirque Du Soleil Performer Falls To His Death During Show In Florida

Veteran aerialist Yann Arnaud slipped off the double rings during a performance and fell 20 feet, according to the theatrical company. He died of his injuries at a hospital on Sunday.

Surviving Mass Shootings Draws Two Floridians Together

Neema Bahrami, survivor of the 2016 Pulse shooting, Annabel Claprood, a sophomore at a Parkland high school where 17 were killed last month, and others have found common purpose in shared experiences.

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