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6 people killed, including a police officer, in Jersey City shooting

By USA Today — December 10, 2019
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (USA Today) — One officer was pronounced dead at a hospital, and three civilians and two gunmen died at a kosher supermarket, Police Chief Mike Kelly said at a news conference.

Sister Jean’s friends celebrate Loyola’s run to the March Madness Final Four

By USA Today — March 26, 2018
CHICAGO (USA Today) — “No one in our community has done anything like this, but this is really unique,” said Sister Mary Fran McLaughlin. “It’s so nice for us, because she’s just one of us!”

Scientology Network making TV debut

By USA Today — March 12, 2018
(USA Today) — After years of being skewered by programs like "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath," the controversial church with a celebrity following is taking to TV to tell its own truth.

Muhammad Ali Jr. detained because of ‘Muslim ban,’ his lawyer says

By USA Today — February 24, 2017
(USA Today) Muhammad Ali Jr., 44, and his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali, were pulled aside while going through customs because of their Arabic-sounding names, according to family friend and lawyer Chris Mancini.

Vandals wreck headstones at historic Jewish cemetery in St. Louis

By USA Today — February 21, 2017
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — Police, who are reviewing security footage, would not say whether they are considering the incident a hate crime.

Trump denounces anti-Semitic attacks as ‘horrible’

By USA Today — February 21, 2017
(USA Today) Trump had been criticized for passing up previous chances to denounce a spate of recent anti-Semitic incidents that range from desecration of a Jewish cemetery to Jewish community centers.

Texas judge blocks Obama transgender bathroom rules

By USA Today — August 22, 2016
WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Texas has sided with school districts opposing the Obama administration's directive on transgender bathrooms, temporarily blocking the directive just before on the first day of school in Texas Monday.

Leah Remini on Scientology: What we learned from ’20/20′

By USA Today — November 3, 2015
Former King of Queens star Leah Remini is one of Scientology's most famous defectors. On the TV show 20/20, she explained what drove her to give up the only religion she's known since she was 5.

California first state to ban ‘Redskins’ name for public school teams, mascots

By USA Today — October 12, 2015
The measure goes into effect, Jan. 1, 2017; it affects four schools still using the "R-word." They will be allowed to phase out materials such as uniforms because of cost concerns.

Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

By USA Today — May 15, 2015
From the trial's courtroom start on March 4, the defense team acknowledged his involvement in the bombings. The big question from day one was which sentence the jury would choose.
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