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Three people were killed and four injured in a shooting in St. Louis

At least three people were killed and four others injured in a shooting Monday night in St. Louis, Missouri, officials said. Police Commissioner John Hayden said there was no known motive for the shooting, but that officers were canvassing the area in the city’s Ville neighborhood and looking for any video that might have been…MORE

Oregon man accused in three murders allegedly forces woman to drive him to Wisconsin

Oregon man accused in three murders allegedly forces woman to drive him to Wisconsin

A man accused of killing three people in three separate incidents Friday in North Bend, Oregon, and then allegedly forcing a woman to drive him to Wisconsin, has turned himself in to authorities, officials said. The incidents began Friday morning, when Oen Evan Nicholson, 30, allegedly killed 83-year-old Charles Simms Nicholson, believed to be his…MORE

Deputy under criminal investigation after ‘disturbing’ video shows him kicking suspect in the head, sheriff’s department says

Deputy under criminal investigation after ‘disturbing’ video shows him kicking suspect in the head, sheriff’s department says

A Southern California sheriff’s deputy is under criminal investigation after surveillance video showed him kicking a pursuit suspect in the head after the man surrendered, an incident that one official called “alarming” and “disturbing.” The incident occurred early Wednesday in Victorville, about 85 miles northeast of Los Angeles, after a motorcyclist failed to stop for…MORE

Why scientists and meteorologists are wearing blue and red stripes

Why scientists and meteorologists are wearing blue and red stripes

As extreme drought plagues the Western US and more intense storms brew in the tropics, climate-minded people joined scientists and meteorologists on Monday in a campaign to turn the world’s attention toward the climate crisis. At its core, the #ShowYourStripes campaign is a visual one, designed to illustrate something inherently difficult to picture: how much…MORE

Across sports, athlete injuries are on the rise. A few factors are to blame

Across sports, athlete injuries are on the rise. A few factors are to blame

Across the world, sports fans are starting to see a trend emerge: Their favorite athletes are getting injured. Numerous NBA stars have missed playoff games this spring with a variety of nagging injuries. Most recently, Kawhi Leonard of the Los Angeles Clippers hurt his knee in the midst of a game, an injury that sent…MORE

Most major metropolitan areas have become more racially segregated, study shows

Most major metropolitan areas have become more racially segregated, study shows

Some of the nation’s largest metropolitan regions have become increasingly segregated in the last 30 years, underscoring racial inequalities that have led to poorer life outcomes in Black and brown neighborhoods, according to a study released Monday by the University of California Berkeley’s Othering & Belonging Institute. The study found that 81% of regions with…MORE

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