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These fully vaccinated Americans got breakthrough infections. They say it could have been worse without being vaccinated

These fully vaccinated Americans got breakthrough infections. They say it could have been worse without being vaccinated

Covid-19 infections in fully vaccinated people have come under increasing scrutiny as the virus once again surges across the country due to the more contagious Delta variant. But those so-called breakthrough infections remain rare and may not even include any symptoms. Those who do have symptoms typically get a milder case, research shows. Emily Baker…MORE

Two men charged for allegedly vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural in California
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Two men charged for allegedly vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural in California

Two men are facing charges after a Black Lives Matter street mural in Santa Cruz, California, was vandalized, officials said. A picture of the damage provided by the Santa Cruz Police Department showed black tire marks across yellow “Black Lives Matter” lettering on a street. Santa Cruz police said during a news conference Sunday that…MORE

Chicago police superintendent blames gun violence on courts releasing violent offenders

Chicago police superintendent blames gun violence on courts releasing violent offenders

Chicago’s police superintendent Monday blamed the court system for another spate of deadly weekend shootings in the city, saying judges are releasing violent offenders to Chicago’s detriment. About 70 people were shot — at least 12 of whom died — in shootings in the city from Friday evening through Sunday, city police said Monday. When…MORE

An Atlanta police officer and sergeant were removed from duty after video surfaced showing a woman being kicked in the head
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An Atlanta police officer and sergeant were removed from duty after video surfaced showing a woman being kicked in the head

An officer and a sergeant with the Atlanta Police Department have been relieved of duty after a video surfaced on social media allegedly showing the sergeant kicking a woman in the head, authorities said Monday. The action was taken after Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant and commanders within the Atlanta Police Department became aware of…MORE

Atlanta-area spa shooter pleads guilty to four killings and gets life in prison, but still could face death penalty
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Atlanta-area spa shooter pleads guilty to four killings and gets life in prison, but still could face death penalty

The Georgia man accused of fatally shooting eight people at three Atlanta-area spas in March pleaded guilty to four of the killings in a Cherokee County courtroom on Tuesday. Robert Aaron Long agreed in court to plead guilty to 23 charges in all, including four counts of malice murder, and was sentenced to life in…MORE

5 things to know for July 27: Coronavirus, Capitol riot, Iraq, Hong Kong, Haiti

5 things to know for July 27: Coronavirus, Capitol riot, Iraq, Hong Kong, Haiti

Another heat wave is rolling in this weekend, and it will affect the Pacific Northwest — again. About 35 million people from there to the Louisiana Gulf Coast will be under heat alerts. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things…MORE

Kansas City Chiefs plan to keep nickname but retire mascot ‘Warpaint’
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Kansas City Chiefs plan to keep nickname but retire mascot ‘Warpaint’

The NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs won’t be changing the team’s nickname anytime soon, but are retiring their horse mascot named “Warpaint,” according to organization president, Mark Donovan. His comments came after MLB’s Cleveland Indians announced Friday they would become the Cleveland Guardians next year. The Indians will join the NFL’s Washington Football Team, formerly the…MORE

Staff at a Florida hospital say they are hearing panic, fear and regret from unvaccinated Covid-19 patients
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Staff at a Florida hospital say they are hearing panic, fear and regret from unvaccinated Covid-19 patients

Health care workers at Jacksonville’s Baptist Medical Center in Florida are hearing panic, fear and regret from many of their patients as an increasing number are admitted for Covid-19 complications — and as many need to be put on ventilators. “We’re getting ready to intubate the patient, which means putting them on a ventilator, and…MORE

3 bodies found, 1 still missing after dangerous flooding in northern Colorado

3 bodies found, 1 still missing after dangerous flooding in northern Colorado

Authorities found the bodies of two men over a two-day span following recent dangerous flooding in northern Colorado, and one woman is still missing. One man’s body was found in the Poudre River on Sunday and the other’s body was found in the same river Monday, said the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO). No search…MORE

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