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It’ll be a snowy weekend for the Upper Midwest and a wet one for the South

It’ll be a snowy weekend for the Upper Midwest and a wet one for the South

A full-fledged winter storm is in the cards this weekend for the Upper Midwest, while drenching rains will pound the South, threatening localized flooding and tornadoes, forecasters said. As the storm that delivered record snowfall to Las Vegas and Arizona pushes east, winter storm watches have been posted from the Plains into the Great Lakes,…MORE

Conservative activist allegedly attacked on UC Berkeley campus

Conservative activist allegedly attacked on UC Berkeley campus

A conservative activist reported he was attacked while recruiting students for Turning Point USA at UC Berkeley, according to campus police. The University of California Police Department said in a statement that officers responded Tuesday afternoon to a “report of a disturbance” on upper Sproul Plaza, a center of student activity on campus, where they…MORE

School apologizes for ‘insensitive’ lesson on Underground Railroad

School apologizes for ‘insensitive’ lesson on Underground Railroad

An elementary school in Virginia is apologizing for cultural insensitivity after a physical education lesson featured a game that required students to imitate moving through the Underground Railroad. As part of Black History Month, students in grades three to five at Madison’s Trust Elementary in Brambleton took part in an activity about the Underground Railroad…MORE

Police went to a mayor’s house with a warrant and they say he shot at them

Police went to a mayor’s house with a warrant and they say he shot at them

The mayor of Port Richey, Florida, is “lucky he’s not dead” after firing two shots at a SWAT team at his house to serve a warrant, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco told reporters Thursday. Dale Massad, who was elected mayor in 2015, was arrested by the officers from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and…MORE

Hate crimes are rising, regardless of Jussie Smollett’s case. Here’s why

Hate crimes are rising, regardless of Jussie Smollett’s case. Here’s why

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Thursday that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett “took advantage of the pain and anger of racism” when he allegedly falsely reported that he was the victim of a hate crime. And Johnson is worried about what the case could mean for victims of actual hate crimes. “My concern is that…MORE

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