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Emmett Till investigation closed by Justice Department

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 6, 2021

The U.S. Justice Department told relatives of Emmett Till on Monday that it is ending its latest investigation into the 1955 lynching of the Black teenager from Chicago who was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman in Mississippi.

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NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private sector employers

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 6, 2021

From multinational banks to corner grocery stores, all private employers in New York City will have to require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the mayor announced Monday in the most sweeping vaccine mandate of any state or big city in the U.S.
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Prosecutor criticizes school over run-up to mass shooting

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 6, 2021

The prosecutor overseeing the case against the student accused in last week's deadly Michigan school shooting and who took the rare step of charging his parents left open the possibility Monday that school officials could also face charges, saying “in this case, a lot could have been done different."
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Artist whose studio where Michigan parents found cooperating

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 5, 2021

A Detroit-area artist whose studio was where the parents of the Oxford High School student charged in a deadly shooting were found by police is cooperating with authorities and didn’t know the couple had stayed overnight, his attorney said Sunday.
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Audiences go for a second helping of ‘Encanto’

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 6, 2021

Leftovers were on the menu for moviegoers in North America this weekend. “Encanto,” “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” and “House of Gucci” repeated in the top three spots, according to studio estimates Sunday. All three films are playing only in theaters.
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‘A series of broken promises’: How the Spokane VA became testing ground for new health record system

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 5, 2021

More than a year after that test began in October 2020, a Spokesman-Review investigation found problems with the system continue to threaten patient safety and have left employees at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane exhausted and demoralized, with nearly two-thirds saying in a recent internal survey it has made them consider quitting.

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