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A 15-Vehicle Crash On An Alabama Highway Has Left 9 Children Dead

ATLANTA — Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern U.S., causing flash flooding and spurring tornadoes that destroyed dozens of homes. Ten people, including nine children, were killed Saturday in a 15-vehicle crash about 35 miles (55 kilometers) south of Montgomery on...
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Judge To Hear Motions To Toss Georgia Ballot Review Case

A judge who last month ordered absentee ballots in Georgia’s most populous county to be unsealed as part of a lawsuit alleging fraud during the November election is now set to hear arguments over whether the case should be dismissed. Originally filed in December, the lawsuit says there is evidence...
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Hawks Head To East Finals After Game 7 Win In Philadelphia

Trae Young and the Hawks are taking their stunning turnaround to the Eastern Conference finals. Young made a late 3-pointer and scored 21 points to help Atlanta win for the third time in the series in Philadelphia, a 103-96 victory over the top-seeded 76ers on Sunday night in Game 7.
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President Biden’s Dog Champ Dies

Champ Biden, one of two German shepherds belonging to President Biden and his family has died, the president and first lady Jill Biden announced late Saturday morning. He was 13 years old. “Our hearts are heavy today,” Biden and first lady Jill Biden wrote in a statement, adding that the...
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A U.S. Student Who Went Missing In Russia Is Found Dead

MOSCOW — Catherine Serou, a 34-year-old U.S. citizen studying in Russia, has been found dead after she went missing on Tuesday, Russia’s Investigative Committee said in a statement. A man in his early 40s with past convictions, has been arrested and is cooperating with investigators, the committee said. His name...
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Juneteenth Brings Joy, A New Tubman Museum And Questions Of The Future

A Juneteenth celebration in Cape May, N.J., yesterday doubled as the grand opening day of the new Harriet Tubman Museum. About 200 people gathered in Rotary Park for the city’s first significant Juneteenth celebration, organized by the museum. The event of African drumming and speeches by town leaders drew some for their first taste of Juneteenth as it becomes a national holiday.
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How Many Dads Does It Take To Screw In A Lightbulb? Father’s Day By The Numbers

When does a joke become a dad joke? That’s easy. When it becomes apparent. Wait, don’t click away. Are dad jokes tired? Probably. They’ve been walking all day to get here to this very post. But now that I’ve got your (perhaps somewhat annoyed) attention, consider this your reminder that it’s Father’s Day — or depending on the day you’re reading this, Oops, you missed Father’s Day.
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Life-Threatening Flash Flooding Rises In Claudette’s Path

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Georgia Officials Seek To Remove 102,000 Voters From Rolls

Georgia’s secretary of state is making public a list of nearly 102,000 voters who will be removed from the rolls unless they act to preserve their registration. Republican Brad Raffensperger announced the list Friday, part of an every-other-year bid to remove voters who may have died or moved away. The...
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Committee Pushes For Buckhead To Separate From Atlanta

Bill White, CEO and chair of the Buckhead City Committee, says the group spent the last year exploring what it would take for Buckhead to become a city — and the committee recently submitted paperwork to separate the community from Atlanta. White, who was a guest on Friday’s edition of...