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Age-old racist theories have a new audience, and it's creating an 'evolving global danger'

“We should have been braced for these attacks,” said one expert in extremism. “There have been similar attacks ... and there will be more."
Mass Shooting in Buffalo New York Leaves 10 Dead
Mass Shooting in Buffalo New York Leaves 10 Dead

South Carolina governor signs transgender sports ban bill

The newly enacted law requires transgender athletes to compete with the gender listed on their birth certificates.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster talks in Columbia, S.C., on Aug. 9, 2021.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster talks in Columbia, S.C., on Aug. 9, 2021.
4h ago

Who are the victims of the Buffalo shooting

"She would do anything for anyone," Dawn Massey said of Katherine Massey. "Very family-oriented. She was the closest extension of our grandmother."
Barbara Mapps, center, lost her sister, Katherine Massey, in the mass shooting at the Tops supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y.
Barbara Mapps, center, lost her sister, Katherine Massey, in the mass shooting at the Tops supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y.

Neil Patrick Harris apologizes for Amy Winehouse corpse decoration used in 2011 party

The decoration garnered backlash from social media users after images of it resurfaced.
Neil Patrick Harris appears on NBC's "TODAY" show on Jan. 13, 2017.
Neil Patrick Harris appears on NBC's "TODAY" show on Jan. 13, 2017.

Denver City Council votes to ban concealed carry of guns in city buildings and parks

City Attorney Kristin Bronson said the legislation will ensure that parks and city buildings are “gun-free” zones and isn’t intended to infringe upon gun rights.
Uptick In Interest In Concealed Carry Classes
Uptick In Interest In Concealed Carry Classes
5h ago

Four dead in four-alarm fire at multifamily home in Massachusetts

The fire was reported at 3:31 a.m. Saturday. Initially two people were declared dead, but two more bodies were found in the wreckage Monday.
Image: Worcester house fire
Image: Worcester house fire

FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid booster for children 5 to 11 years old

A study in February found that two doses of the vaccine offered little protection against the omicron variant.
Miami-Dade County Mayor And Superintendent of Schools Visits Elementary School Vaccination Site
Miami-Dade County Mayor And Superintendent of Schools Visits Elementary School Vaccination Site

N.Y.'s red flag law should have helped thwart the Buffalo mass shooting. What went wrong?

“It was designed exactly for this circumstance,” a prominent anti-gun violence lawyer said.
Image: Buffalo shooting
Image: Buffalo shooting
6h ago

Wyoming senator booed for gender identity remarks at graduation

Sen. Cynthia Lummis apologized after criticizing those who believe there are more than "two sexes, male and female" during a University of Wyoming speech.
Sen. Cynthia Lummis
Sen. Cynthia Lummis
7h ago

Summer-like temperatures set to break over 100 records this week

High temperatures soaring as much as 25 degrees above average will make it feel more like July than May from the Southwest to the Northeast.
Weather over the continental United States on May 17, 2022.
Weather over the continental United States on May 17, 2022.

Maggie Peterson, famous for ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ dies at 81

A post to her Facebook page said Peterson died in her sleep on Sunday with her family present.
Image: Maggie Peterson
Image: Maggie Peterson