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In wake of Roe reversal, some American Jews see attack on religious liberty

The concept of religious liberty is typically associated with the Christian right. But many American Jewish leaders see anti-abortion laws as an infringement on their faith's freedoms.
Protesters attend the "Jewish Rally for Abortion Justice" rally, hosted by the National Council of Jewish Women, on May 17, 2022,  in Washington, D.C.
Protesters attend the "Jewish Rally for Abortion Justice" rally, hosted by the National Council of Jewish Women, on May 17, 2022,  in Washington, D.C.
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Kentucky's 2022 Teacher of the Year quits profession, citing homophobia

Willie Carter Jr. alleged that school administrators repeatedly attempted to stifle LGBTQ identities at his former high school in Montgomery, Kentucky.
Willie Carter Jr.
Willie Carter Jr.
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Rudy Giuliani says the man accused of slapping him should be prosecuted

If the suspect in the ShopRite attack is let go, "a lot more of these crazy pro-choice people are going to start attacking people," the former New York City mayor said Monday.
Rudy Giuliani appears before the Michigan House Oversight Committee in Lansing on Dec. 2, 2020.
Rudy Giuliani appears before the Michigan House Oversight Committee in Lansing on Dec. 2, 2020.
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Dispute over 'too much mayonnaise' leaves 1 employee dead, 1 hurt at Atlanta Subway

A 36-year-old customer shot both workers, Atlanta police said. The 5-year-old child of one of the employees was in the Subway at the time of the shooting.
A Subway on Northside Drive in Atlanta.
A Subway on Northside Drive in Atlanta.
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Ex-Minneapolis officer released from prison for fatally shooting woman reporting possible sexual assault

Noor was initially convicted of third-degree murder and manslaughter, but the top charge was dismissed and he was resentenced.
Former officer Mohamed Noor makes his way to the podium to address Judge Kathryn Quaintance at the Hennepin County Government Center, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Minneapolis.
Former officer Mohamed Noor makes his way to the podium to address Judge Kathryn Quaintance at the Hennepin County Government Center, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Minneapolis.
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Man found dead in Georgia prison days after death sentence in guard killings

Ricky Dubose, who was sentenced June 16 in the 2017 shooting deaths of Sgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue, killed himself, officials said.
Ricky Dubose enters the Putnam County courthouse  in Eatonton, Ga., on June 21, 2017.
Ricky Dubose enters the Putnam County courthouse  in Eatonton, Ga., on June 21, 2017.
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Air Force ROTC cadet, 19, dies after Humvee accident during training in Idaho

MacKenzie Wilson, a cadet from Oregon State University who hailed from Alaska, died from her injuries following the Friday accident at the Mountain Home Air Force Base.
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3 children dead after woman attempts to stab 7 kids inside burning home, sheriff says

The victims ranged in age from 9 months to 5, the Paulding County, Georgia, Sheriff's Office said. Their mother, Darlene Brister, faces murder charges in connection with the killings.
3 children have died after a mother stabbed 7 kids during a fire at their house in Rockmart, Ga., on June 24, 2022.
3 children have died after a mother stabbed 7 kids during a fire at their house in Rockmart, Ga., on June 24, 2022.
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U.S. destroyer that took on Japanese fleet in WWII becomes the deepest shipwreck ever discovered

The wreck of the USS Samuel B. Roberts, also known as the Sammy B, was found in two pieces on a slope off the Philippines last week at a depth of more than 22,600 feet.
The three-tube torpedo launcher that was part of the USS Samuel B. Roberts can be seen underwater off the Philippines in the Western Pacific Ocean on June 22, 2022.
The three-tube torpedo launcher that was part of the USS Samuel B. Roberts can be seen underwater off the Philippines in the Western Pacific Ocean on June 22, 2022.
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Video shows lightning strike boat carrying 7 in Florida

The Coast Guard said that because the boat was equipped with an emergency position-indicating radio beacon, crews were able to quickly locate it. But it still took two hours to get to the disabled boat.
U.S. Coast Guard rescue a group fishing near Clearwater, Fla., after their boat was struck by lightning.
U.S. Coast Guard rescue a group fishing near Clearwater, Fla., after their boat was struck by lightning.
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400,000 solar-powered umbrellas sold at Costco recalled due to fire risk

The recall applies to umbrellas sold in store and online.
A person exits a Costco
A person exits a Costco