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Subtropical Storm Alberto 'Is Gaining Some Tropical Characteristics'

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| The storm, which is predicted to reach the northern U.S. gulf coast Sunday night or Monday, is currently moving through the Gulf of Mexico at a rate of 15 miles per hour.

Canadian Mining Company Exits Pebble Mine Deal In Alaska, Leaving Project In Question

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Opponents of the mine are calling on the state's governor to stop the project. The copper and gold mine would be located on state lands near some of the richest salmon fisheries in the world.

On 'White Fear Being Weaponized' And How To Respond

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White people have called the police on black people in multiple incidents recently, despite no crimes being committed. Professor Khalil Muhammad thinks it's a problem with a complex history.

Duchess of Sussex's coat of arms reflects her California roots

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We asked the hosts of the Royally Obsessed podcast to explain what the different symbols represent from royal newlywed Meghan Markle's life.

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Nebraska Police Seize Record Amount Of Fentanyl

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Nebraska law enforcement recently seized 118 pounds of drugs, which they now say was entirely fentanyl. It's one of the biggest fentanyl seizures in the U.S. and enough to kill millions of people.

Border Patrol Shooting Death Of Immigrant Woman Raises Tensions In South Texas

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Federal and state authorities are investigating the shooting death of a young immigrant along the U.S.-Mexico border. Few details about the incident have been released.

Harvey Weinstein Will Turn Himself In To Police On Criminal Charges

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The Hollywood mogul is expected to hand himself over to police at 8 a.m. Friday in Manhattan, a source tells NPR. He's expected pay a million-dollar bail and surrender his passport.

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New Census Data Shows Texas Cities Are Growing Faster Than All Other States

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The study found seven of the nation's fastest-growing cities are in Texas, with San Antonio expanding by the greatest number from 2016 to 2017.

What's Up With All The Home Runs? MLB Hired Scientists. Here's What They Found Out

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A panel of experts studied the issue for months but couldn't come up with much more than ballpark determinations as to why home run rates are spiking.