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1 dead in knife attack at Slovak school; attacker also dead

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — A man with a knife attacked a school in Slovakia on Thursday, killing one person and wounding at least five before he was killed by police, authorities said.
Tigers draft Arizona State slugger Torkelson with No. 1 pick

Tigers draft Arizona State slugger Torkelson with No. 1 pick

NEW YORK — Spencer Torkelson slugged his way through college, bashing baseballs all around the country with eye-popping power. All those impressive drives made the decision easy for the Detroit Tigers, who selected the Arizona State star with the No.
California Assembly backs repealing affirmative action ban

California Assembly backs repealing affirmative action ban

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Coachella, Stagecoach cancelled this year over virus concerns

Coachella, Stagecoach cancelled this year over virus concerns

LOS ANGELES — The Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals have been cancelled this year due to coronavirus concerns. Dr.
NASCAR bans Confederate flag from its races, venues

NASCAR bans Confederate flag from its races, venues

For more than 70 years, the Confederate flag was a familiar sight at NASCAR races.
'Stop the pain,' George Floyd's brother pleads with Congress

'Stop the pain,' George Floyd's brother pleads with Congress

WASHINGTON — George Floyd's brother challenged Congress on Wednesday to “stop the pain" as lawmakers consider a sweeping law enforcement overhaul, so the man he looked up to won't become just "another name” on a growing list of black Americans killed
Minneapolis police chief takes on union, promises change

Minneapolis police chief takes on union, promises change

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Police Department will withdraw from police union contract negotiations, Chief Medaria Arradondo said Wednesday, as he announced initial steps in what he said would be transformational reforms to the agency in the wake o
Ex-ambassador and Utah hopeful Huntsman says he has COVID-19

Ex-ambassador and Utah hopeful Huntsman says he has COVID-19

SALT LAKE CITY — Former ambassador and current Republican candidate for Utah governor Jon Huntsman Jr. said Wednesday he has tested positive for COVID-19.
After controversy, man convicted of killing officer paroled

After controversy, man convicted of killing officer paroled

RICHMOND, Va. — A man who served decades in prison for the killing of a Richmond police officer and whose parole grant sparked a still-continuing investigation by Virginia’s government watchdog agency has been released from prison.
Fed to keep providing aid and sees no rate hike through 2022

Fed to keep providing aid and sees no rate hike through 2022

WASHINGTON — Confronted with an economy gripped by recession and high unemployment, the Federal Reserve signalled Wednesday that it expects to keep its key short-term interest rate near zero through 2022.
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