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Gunman in Indianapolis Kills 8 People at Fedex Facility

Gunman in Indianapolis Kills 8 People at Fedex Facility

The suspect killed himself, according to authorities, after opening fire in the parking lot of a FedEx facility and entering the building.

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A Chase and a Fatal Split-Second Decision: How an Officer Killed Adam Toledo

In just under one second, the 13-year-old from Chicago appeared to toss away a handgun and turn with his hands raised before being shot.

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S.U.V. Driver Jumps a Rising Drawbridge in Florida

The Daytona Beach Police Department said the jump, which was captured on video, was the second in the past few weeks.

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C.D.C. Panel to Meet Next Friday on J.&J. Vaccine Pause

C.D.C. Panel to Meet Next Friday on J.&J. Vaccine Pause

The advisory panel will discuss safety data related to a small number of blood-clotting cases in Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients. It is unclear whether the vaccine was responsible for the clots.

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Shelia Smith, Exuberant Teacher’s Aide, Dies at 61

At her rural Alabama school, she was beloved by students, especially those with special needs, and by her colleagues. She died of complications of Covid-19.

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Another Unlikely Pandemic Shortage: Boba Tea

Another Unlikely Pandemic Shortage: Boba Tea

The popular drink’s main ingredient, tapioca pearls, could soon be in short supply because of delays in unloading cargo ships from Asia.

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Garland Lifts Trump-era Curb on Consent Decrees for Police

Garland Lifts Trump-era Curb on Consent Decrees for Police

The move by the attorney general comes as the Justice Department prepares to step up its role in investigating allegations of racist and illegal behavior by police forces.

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White House Details Almost $2B Plan to Track Variants

White House Details Almost $2B Plan to Track Variants

Public health experts have said the move is desperately needed to help forestall another devastating surge of coronavirus cases.

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