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Brooklyn jury to decide R. Kelly’s fate in sex trafficking trial

R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to multiple charges of sex trafficking and one count of racketeering. Throughout the five-week trial, alleged witnesses and victims described how he used his fame to entrap fans, hold them against their will and abuse them emotionally, physically and sexually.
Brooklyn jury to decide R. Kelly’s fate in sex trafficking trial
Brooklyn jury to decide R. Kelly’s fate in sex trafficking trial

New details in deadly Tennessee grocery store shooting

Authorities say the 29-year-old shooter was a third-party vendor working at the grocery store. Ten employees and five customers were shot. Multiple people are still in the hospital.
New details in deadly Tennessee grocery store shooting
New details in deadly Tennessee grocery store shooting

Gabby Petito case: Search for Brian Laundrie intensifies amid federal arrest warrant

Brian Laundrie is wanted for actions he took in the days following the last reported sighting of Gabby Petito. Prosecutors say he used someone else’s debit card “knowingly and with intent to defraud.” 
Gabby Petito case: Search for Brian Laundrie intensifies amid federal arrest warrant
Gabby Petito case: Search for Brian Laundrie intensifies amid federal arrest warrant

Climate Challenge: Latinos disproportionately impacted by wildfires

With the nearly year-round threat of wildfires on the West Coast, a new study found that Latinos are disproportionately affected. While the Latino population makes up 18 percent of the U.S., 37 percent live in areas described as extreme wildfire risk. 
Climate Challenge: Latinos disproportionately impacted by wildfires
Climate Challenge: Latinos disproportionately impacted by wildfires

More Americans eligible for Pfizer’s booster shot

The pool of Americans eligible for a booster shot expanded overnight after CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky endorsed the recommendation for a third dose. Health care workers and others at high risk of catching Covid because of their jobs are also eligible. 
More Americans eligible for Pfizer’s booster shot
More Americans eligible for Pfizer’s booster shot
10h ago

10 Black female officers sue D.C. police alleging discrimination, retaliation

"I was good enough to be the first African American female to win officer of the year ... but the moment I took a stand to say everything that I had seen, to bring it to their attention, I was discredited," one officer said.
Image: A D.C. Metropolitan Police vehicle on patrol on Jan. 17, 2021.
Image: A D.C. Metropolitan Police vehicle on patrol on Jan. 17, 2021.

Marvel sues artists and their heirs to block them from rights to Spider-Man, other heroes

The civil suits claim these characters — including Spider-Man, Doctor Strange and Iron Man — were created for the company with no ownership interests for creators.
Image: Miles Morales in \"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.\"
Image: Miles Morales in \"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.\"

I got the Moderna vaccine. Can I get a Pfizer booster?

Here's what's known about mixing-and-matching Covid-19 vaccines.
Image: A man receives the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine from
Image: A man receives the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine from
12h ago

Sorority suspended over racist presentation on Black football players at North Carolina college

The incident happened at Methodist University when a member of the sorority rated pictures of Black players in a PowerPoint presentation.

Actor Michael K. Williams died of accidental overdose that included fentanyl, cocaine

Synthetic opioids fentanyl and p-fluorofentanyl were blamed by the New York City medical examiner, in part, for the 54-year-old's death
Image: Michael Kenneth Williams
Image: Michael Kenneth Williams
13h ago

'Third-party vendor' shot 15, 1 fatally, at Tennessee Kroger before killing himself, police say

Investigators believe they know the suspected gunman's motive, but Collierville police Chief Dale Lane declined to immediately reveal what might have sparked Thursday's bloodshed.
Image: A Kroger employee talks on a cellphone following a shooting at a Kroger's grocery store in Collierville, Tenn., on Sept. 23, 2021.
Image: A Kroger employee talks on a cellphone following a shooting at a Kroger's grocery store in Collierville, Tenn., on Sept. 23, 2021.