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Brittney Griner and wife Cherelle are expecting their first child

The couple announced in an Instagram post that they're expecting in the summer. They used the hashtag #BabyGrinerComingSoon.
Texas Tech v Baylor
Texas Tech v Baylor
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4 arrested in disappearance of 2 women in Oklahoma

The pair, Veronica Butler, 27, and Jilian Kelley, 39, vanished while driving to pick up children last month. They have still not been located.
Jilian D. Kelley, left, and Veronica C. Butler.
Jilian D. Kelley, left, and Veronica C. Butler.
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New York man charged after slain friend's body parts found in refrigerator

Nicholas McGee fatally attacked the friend with a knife and hammer before dismembering the body, prosecutors said.
47th precinct police officers uniform
47th precinct police officers uniform
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'Meant to be there': Man stops rogue hockey puck from hitting 4-year-old

As the speeding puck headed straight toward the child, Andrew Podolak jumped into action. That moment has now sparked a friendship.
Four year old Nasir takes a selfie with his hockey hero Andrew Podolak
Four year old Nasir takes a selfie with his hockey hero Andrew Podolak
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Coachella festival gently rocked by magnitude-3.8 earthquake

The temblor was centered in the San Diego County desert, about 60 miles south of the annual festival.
Festivalgoers are seen during the the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on Saturday, April 13, 2024, in Indio, California.
Festivalgoers are seen during the the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on Saturday, April 13, 2024, in Indio, California.
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Georgia father sentenced to 50 years for poisoning his newborn's breastmilk with antifreeze

Police say Curtis Jack admitted that he added antifreeze to his newborn daughter’s milk to avoid paying child support.
A stock image of a breast milk.
A stock image of a breast milk.

Lana Del Rey welcomes Billie Eilish as her Coachella duet guest

The two traded fangirl notes as their joint appearance came to a close.
Lana Del Rey invites special guest Billie Eilish for a Coachella duet.
Lana Del Rey invites special guest Billie Eilish for a Coachella duet.
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Officials find body after Florida woman was carjacked at gunpoint; called husband to say she was followed

Katherine Altagracia Guerrero De Aguasvivas, 31, was at a red light in Seminole County, Florida, when video showed a gunman approach her vehicle.
Katherine Altagracia Guerrero De Aguasvivas
Katherine Altagracia Guerrero De Aguasvivas
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26 barges break loose and float down Ohio River, leading to bridge closures in Pittsburgh

The barges, most loaded with nonhazardous dry cargo, caused extensive damage and closures as they floated uncontrollably down the Ohio River.
An investigation is underway after 26 barges broke loose on the Ohio River.
An investigation is underway after 26 barges broke loose on the Ohio River.
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1 dead after shuttle bus crashes at a Honolulu cruise ship terminal

The crash occurred when the shuttle bus driver mistook the gas pedal for the brake, Honolulu police said in statement.
One person is dead and 11 others were injured Friday after a shuttle bus driver dropping off passengers near a Honolulu cruise ship terminal hit the gas instead of the brake, pinning several people against concrete barriers, first responders said.
One person is dead and 11 others were injured Friday after a shuttle bus driver dropping off passengers near a Honolulu cruise ship terminal hit the gas instead of the brake, pinning several people against concrete barriers, first responders said.
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Anti-Arab hate, harassment and threats loom over this year’s Arab American Heritage Month

Advocacy organizations have documented a rise in anti-Arab hate and sentiment in the U.S. since the start of the war in Gaza, leaving Arab Americans feeling unsafe and unheard.
One of the the most high-profile incidents was the shooting in Vermont of three Palestinian men, including Hisham Awartani, left.
One of the the most high-profile incidents was the shooting in Vermont of three Palestinian men, including Hisham Awartani, left.