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From behind bars, hear three stories of transformation

What does it mean to make a change in your life — and what does it mean to make a total transformation? It’s the kind of contemplative question you might bring up in a soul-searching conversation with a friend. In this case, it was being considered by a man serving a life sentence at a…MORE

Gunman ambushes police, sparks hours-long standoff at Minnesota apartment complex

Gunman ambushes police, sparks hours-long standoff at Minnesota apartment complex

A gunman in Minnesota ambushed police officers responding to a complaint before holing up in an apartment building and starting an hours-long standoff Sunday morning, according to police and local reports. Police in Albert Lea were responding to reports of a noise complaint or weapons violation, after gunshots and or fireworks were reportedly heard, the…MORE

Some New York City public schools to resume in-person learning

Some New York City public schools to resume in-person learning

New York City schools will begin phasing out hybrid learning and move toward resuming in-person classes after citywide shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday. The country’s largest public school district will begin reopening in phases for in-person learning on December 7, de Blasio said during a news conference. The…MORE

East Coast braces for snow, heavy rain in first major storm system of the fall

East Coast braces for snow, heavy rain in first major storm system of the fall

In typical 2020 fashion, the East Coast’s first major storm system of the fall will arrive right as we say good riddance to this year’s record-breaking hurricane season. Roughly 15 million people from Louisiana to North Carolina are under the risk of severe weather today ahead of the developing system, according to CNN Meteorologist Haley…MORE

NBA star Tristan Thompson becomes a US citizen

NBA star Tristan Thompson becomes a US citizen

Tristan Thompson is officially a citizen of the United States. The Canadian-born basketball player fulfilled the requirements to become a naturalized citizen last week, according to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, which shared the news on Twitter along with a photo of the NBA star taking the oath of allegiance. “I came to the…MORE

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