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Orlando, Organizations Remember 49 Killed at Pulse Nightclub on Shooting's 4th Anniversary

Numerous organizations including the City of Orlando have spoken out in remembrance of the 49 killed at Pulse Nightclub on the shooting’s 4th anniversary.
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Merriam-Webster to Change Definition of 'Racism' After Request by Missouri Woman

Kennedy Mitchum says internet trolls were copy-and-pasting the definition of racism to try and prove she didn’t understand the word. But soon that definition will change.
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Starbucks Reverses Course, Will Let Employees Wear Black Lives Matter Apparel

Starbucks on Friday said it would allow baristas to wear “Black Lives Matter” shirts and accessories, amid growing backlash over an internal bulletin that said letting employees do so would violate company policy.
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Amazon Announces One-Year Ban on Police Using Its Facial Recognition Software

Amazon announced that it is banning police from using its facial recognition software for a year as pressure on companies mounts following the murder of George Floyd in police custody. Read more now.
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‘Thrill of the Chase’: Treasure Worth Over $1 Million Discovered in Rocky Mountains After 10-Year Search

An anonymous treasure hunter, a decade-long search, and a chest full of gold. What may sound like a 19th-century adventure story is actually a modern tale of two eccentric hobbyists: one, a treasure hunter, and the other, a treasure hider.
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Man Breaks Into Bank, Tells Police He Was Just Trying to Heat Up His Hot Pockets

Police in San Diego responded to a call Wednesday morning about a man breaking into a nearby Chollas View bank, where they found the man microwaving a Hot Pocket.
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High School Senior Marries Girlfriend After He's Given 3-5 Months to Live From Terminal Cancer

After receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis that said he only had a few months left to live, an Indiana high school senior married his girlfriend in an intimate ceremony on her parents’ driveway. Find out more here.
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34-Year-Old Man Dies From Coronavirus After Visiting Disney World

A 34-year-old California man has passed away due to the coronavirus. Jeffrey Ghazarian, from Glendora, CA, had tested positive for the virus just days ago and two weeks after visiting Walt Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida.
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Hot Pockets Heiress Faces 21 Months in Prison for College Admissions Scandal

Michelle Janavs, the ‘Hot Pockets Heiress’ whose father is responsible for the frozen snack, is being sentenced on Tuesday, February 25, in Boston federal court for her alleged involvement in the sweeping college admissions scandal. Read more.
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Passengers Throw In-Flight Baby Shower for Couple Flying Home with Adopted Newborn

Dustin and Caren Moore were in for a surprise when they brought their new daughter home for the first time – and it wasn’t just in-flight refreshments. See the details.
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