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Instagram Bars Robert F. Kennedy Jr. For Spreading Vaccine Misinformation

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| "We removed this account for repeatedly sharing debunked claims about the coronavirus or vaccines," says a spokesperson for Facebook, which owns Instagram.

Yoshiro Mori Reportedly Plans To Quit As Japan's Olympic Chief Over Sexist Remarks

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The Tokyo Olympic committee head plans to resign Friday amid a firestorm of criticism about his comments disparaging women's participation in organizing the Tokyo Games, say Japanese outlets.

HUD To Probe Housing Bias Cases Involving Sexual Orientation Or Gender Identity

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The move follows an executive order by President Biden to expand protections for LGBTQ people in health care, housing and education.

House Impeachment Managers Say Trump's Incitement Is Not Protected Speech

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Rep. Jamie Raskin called former President Donald Trump the "Inciter-in-Chief" and rejected the defense claim that his calls to overturn the election constitute free speech under the First Amendment.

Juveniles Part Of A Huge Increase In Carjackings Across The Country

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In at least one case, the suspect was 11 years old. Police and cities want to enforce the law, but also offer help to juveniles on the wrong path.

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NTSB Says Pilot Had 'Spatial Disorientation' In Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash

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Also contributing to the accident, the safety board said Tuesday, was the pilot's likely "self-induced pressure" to please a high-profile client and a bias toward continuing with the established plan.

FBI Called In After Hacker Tries To Poison Tampa-Area City's Water With Lye

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"The hacker changed the sodium hydroxide from about 100 parts per million to 11,100 parts per million," Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said.

Tokyo Olympic Organizers Face Pressure From Volunteers, Diplomats Over Sexist Remarks

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Despite the efforts of Japanese and Olympic officials to quash the debate, pressure on the Games' organizing chief is mounting over his recent comments that women talk too much in board meetings.

Teachers Knock On Doors Looking For Students Who've Disappeared From Online Learning

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Many school districts across the country have reported big downturns in attendance as they've shifted to remote learning. Some students have dropped off the map entirely.

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