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Anthony Rapp fights back tears during testimony in sex abuse trial against Kevin Spacey

Rapp claims the Spacey climbed on top of him at a New York City party in 1986, when Rapp was 14 and Spacey was 26. Spacey denies the allegation.
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Image: US-CRIME-ASSAULT-SPACEY

Why the U.S. ordering a $290 million supply of a radiation sickness drug is no cause for alarm

The Department of Health and Human Services has ordered a $290 million supply of a medication used for injuries caused by radiation.
Signage outside Amgen headquarters
Signage outside Amgen headquarters
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Students at Purdue University residence hall say they were left in the dark about killing for hours

“I had to Google it to find out what happened and was shocked that it was in our building," one student said.
McCutheon Hall on the Purdue University campus, on Wednesday, on Oct. 5, 2022.
McCutheon Hall on the Purdue University campus, on Wednesday, on Oct. 5, 2022.
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Purdue University student told police he used knife to kill roommate as he was sitting in a chair, affidavit says

It is not clear why Ji Min Sha allegedly stabbed his roommate. Varun Manish Chheda was found with "multiple stab wounds and lacerations," according to the affidavit.
Syndication: Journal-Courier
Syndication: Journal-Courier
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San Antonio officer fired after shooting at teen sitting in McDonald's parking lot eating a burger

The officer was responding to an unrelated disturbance call at the restaurant. Erik Cantu, 17, is hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds.
An officer opens the driver’s door and orders Eric Cantu out of the vehicle in San Antonio, Texas, on Oct. 2, 2022.
An officer opens the driver’s door and orders Eric Cantu out of the vehicle in San Antonio, Texas, on Oct. 2, 2022.
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Uvalde school district suspends entire police department over shooting fallout

The district also placed Lt. Miguel Hernandez and Ken Mueller, director of student services, on paid administrative leave. Mueller chose to resign, according to the statement.
The memorial at Robb Elementary School on June 24, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas.
The memorial at Robb Elementary School on June 24, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas.
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New York City declares asylum seeker state of emergency, Mayor Adams blasts Texas Gov. Abbott as 'untrustworthy'

Emergency Executive Order 224 directs "all relevant city agencies to coordinate their efforts to respond to the asylum seeker humanitarian crisis."
Migrants arrive at the Port Authority bus terminal in New York, on Sept. 27, 2022.
Migrants arrive at the Port Authority bus terminal in New York, on Sept. 27, 2022.
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Two Arkansas deputies videotaped in violent arrest are fired

The Crawford County Sheriff's Office did not give a reason for the terminations, and the state police said a special prosecutor is reviewing the case.
Footage shows a man on the ground being beaten during arrest by Crawford County sheriff’s deputies and Mulberry police officer in Mulberry, Ark.
Footage shows a man on the ground being beaten during arrest by Crawford County sheriff’s deputies and Mulberry police officer in Mulberry, Ark.
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3 dead after car in police pursuit falls 35 feet off Milwaukee bridge and catches fire

Officers tried to stop a Toyota Avalon, “but the suspects fled recklessly and a vehicle pursuit was initiated,” police said. An 18-year-old pedestrian was hit before the fatal crash.
Three people are dead in Milwaukee after a suspect vehicle being pursued by police on Thursday "fled recklessly" and hit a pedestrian before falling off the 16th Street Viaduct and catching fire, according to the Milwaukee Police Department
Three people are dead in Milwaukee after a suspect vehicle being pursued by police on Thursday "fled recklessly" and hit a pedestrian before falling off the 16th Street Viaduct and catching fire, according to the Milwaukee Police Department

Barnard College will offer abortion pills for students next year

The decision, a direct response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, was made in case there's "a barrier to access in the future," officials said.
Barnard College of Columbia University.
Barnard College of Columbia University.

Payrolls rose 263,000 in September as the unemployment rate fell to 3.5% amid Fed rate hikes

September’s payroll figure marked a deceleration from the 315,000 gain in August and tied for the lowest monthly increase since April 2021.
A worker on the production line at Ford's Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Mich., on Sept. 8, 2022.
A worker on the production line at Ford's Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Mich., on Sept. 8, 2022.