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6 injured in shooting in Philadelphia

6 injured in shooting in Philadelphia

Six people were injured in a shooting in Philadelphia, Sunday, police said. A 911 call came in at about 5:24 p.m. reporting “gunshots and several victims,” Philadelphia police said. “At 8th Street and Clearfield Street on the highway at approximately 5:24 p.m., E-911 received a call for gunshots and several victims shot on the highway,”…MORE

Pennsylvania teacher on leave without pay after racist tirade recorded by parent

Pennsylvania teacher on leave without pay after racist tirade recorded by parent

A female teacher at a Pennsylvania middle school is on administrative leave after she could be heard on video calling a black man the “N-word” and using other racist language after a fender bender in the school parking lot. The incident happened Thursday at Drexel Hill Middle School, Upper Darby School District Superintendent Daniel McGarry…MORE

It’s debate week! (And 4 other stories to watch)

It’s debate week! (And 4 other stories to watch)

5. The cutting room floor: It’s debate week! At least for the 12 candidates who met the requirements to appear on stage. But for the seven who didn’t make it, this is a key moment. The November debate will have an even higher polling and fundraising threshold — so if this month’s metric was unachievable,…MORE

These three women are young. They’re powerful. And they just made history

These three women are young. They’re powerful. And they just made history

Simone Biles. Coco Gauff. Brigid Kosgei. You’ll want to remember their names. This trio of female athletes just had quite a weekend. One flipped her way to becoming the most decorated gymnast ever. One served her way to becoming the youngest tennis titlist in 15 years. And one ran really fast for 26.2 miles to…MORE

Elizabeth Warren escalates Facebook ad feud

Elizabeth Warren escalates Facebook ad feud

A days-long feud between Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Facebook intensified over the weekend as Warren openly accused the company of “taking money to promote lies.” Warren, a leading Democratic 2020 candidate, has taken aim at the social media giant over its role in spreading disinformation against her and other candidates. Her campaign ran an ad…MORE

Firefighters make headway against the biggest of California’s active wildfires

Firefighters make headway against the biggest of California’s active wildfires

Firefighters are making progress containing the largest of the wildfires currently burning in California, authorities said. The Saddleridge Fire in Los Angeles is 41% contained, up from 19% Saturday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or CAL FIRE, said on Facebook Sunday. The fire is almost 8,000 acres in size. All evacuation orders…MORE

California becomes the first state to ban fur products

California becomes the first state to ban fur products

California has become the first US state to ban the sale of animal fur products. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Friday that will make it illegal to sell, donate or manufacture new fur products in the state. The bill, authored by state assemblymaker Laura Friedman, applies to all new clothing, handbags, shoes and other items…MORE

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