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Pipeline cyberattack raises concerns over critical U.S. infrastructure security

For years, Homeland Security has warned that critical U.S. infrastructure is under constant foreign surveillance and threat of ransomware or cyber attacks. The White House is urging any company that’s a potential target to harden their defenses and coordinate with DHS.
Pipeline cyberattack raises concerns over critical U.S. infrastructure security
Pipeline cyberattack raises concerns over critical U.S. infrastructure security

Gas shortages growing after cyberattack on U.S. pipeline

The 5,500-mile Colonial Pipeline is still mostly shut down as panicked drivers overwhelm gas stations in the Southeast. With more than 7 percent of stations in North Carolina and Virginia now running dry, both states are under a state of emergency.
Gas shortages growing after cyberattack on U.S. pipeline
Gas shortages growing after cyberattack on U.S. pipeline
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Colorado murder-suicide that killed 6 rooted in domestic violence, officials say

Six family members who were killed at a birthday party over the weekend were targeted by the boyfriend of one of the victims, who was not invited.
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Prosecutor: No legal basis for Virginia state trooper to stop Black woman who was pulled from car

"It's sickening and unacceptable that any member of our community fears for their safety during a routine traffic stop," prosecutor Steve Descano said.
Image: Juanisha Brooks
Image: Juanisha Brooks
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In Puerto Rico, boxer Félix Verdejo pleads not guilty in killing of Keishla Rodriguez

Luis Antonio Cádiz Martínez, a second person indicted in the killing, also pleaded not guilty. Rodríguez was pregnant with Verdejo's child, according to her family.
Felix Verdejo trains in Puerto Rico in 2019.
Felix Verdejo trains in Puerto Rico in 2019.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposes $12 billion to house state's homeless

“As governor I actually want to get something done. I don’t want to talk about this for a decade," Newsom said.
Image: Los Angeles, Skid Row
Image: Los Angeles, Skid Row
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Medina Spirit cleared for Preakness after trainer says horse unknowingly treated with steroid

Despite stunning disclosure, the embattled Kentucky Derby winner allowed to run in Preakness Stakes.
Medina Spirit #8, ridden by jockey John Velazquez, crosses the finish line to win the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Ky., on May 1, 2021.
Medina Spirit #8, ridden by jockey John Velazquez, crosses the finish line to win the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Ky., on May 1, 2021.
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3 Georgia men plead not guilty to hate crime charges in Ahmaud Arbery case

"We know justice is closer,” said Marcus Arbery Sr., father of the 25-year-old Black man fatally shot in Brunswick while he was out for a run.
Demonstrators gather at the Glynn County courthouse during a court appearance by Gregory and Travis McMichael, two suspects in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, on June 4, 2020 in Brunswick, Ga.
Demonstrators gather at the Glynn County courthouse during a court appearance by Gregory and Travis McMichael, two suspects in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, on June 4, 2020 in Brunswick, Ga.
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Second Oregon police officer indicted over incident involving Black Lives Matter flag

The incident happened in October and involved off-duty Forest Grove officer Steven Teets allegedly punching a BLM flag outside a person's home.
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15-year-old girl pleads guilty to murder in death of Uber Eats driver

Two girls, 15 and 13 years old, are accused of a carjacking that resulted in the death of a 66 year old driver near Nationals Park in Washington, DC.
The car reportedly crashed and flipped over near Nats Park, Washington, D.C.
The car reportedly crashed and flipped over near Nats Park, Washington, D.C.