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5 things to know for December 6: School shooting, pandemic, Congress, China, Russia

5 things to know for December 6: School shooting, pandemic, Congress, China, Russia

The Biden administration is expected to announce a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics this week. The move would send a strong message to China while still allowing American athletes to compete. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things…MORE

Michigan school officials had legal grounds to search shooting suspect’s backpack and locker but did not, prosecutor says
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Michigan school officials had legal grounds to search shooting suspect’s backpack and locker but did not, prosecutor says

School officials in Michigan had legal grounds to search shooting suspect Ethan Crumbley’s backpack and locker but did not do so, Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald told CNN on Monday. “We don’t know exactly if that weapon was in his bag, where it was, we just know it was in the school and he had…MORE

Michigan school shooting: Man identifies himself as person accused of helping alleged gunman’s parents

Michigan school shooting: Man identifies himself as person accused of helping alleged gunman’s parents

A 65-year-old man has publicly identified himself as the person law enforcement says helped the fugitive parents of the alleged Michigan school shooter into the building where they were later arrested. James and Jennifer Crumbley are each charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the alleged actions of their 15-year-old son, Ethan…MORE

Vandals defaced tunnels near Idaho’s Anne Frank memorial with anti-Semitic graffiti, including swastikas, police say

Vandals defaced tunnels near Idaho’s Anne Frank memorial with anti-Semitic graffiti, including swastikas, police say

As millions of Jewish people across the country celebrate Hanukkah, police say vandals painted anti-Semitic messages and symbols in tunnels near Idaho’s Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial on Friday. Law enforcement officials are looking for whoever is responsible for the vandalism along the Greenbelt in Boise, the Boise Police Department (BPD) said on Twitter. “We…MORE

Negro League baseball players earn spots in the National Baseball Hall of Fame
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Negro League baseball players earn spots in the National Baseball Hall of Fame

[Breaking news update at 6:37 p.m. ET] Negro League baseball players Buck O’Neil and Bud Fowler have been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Seven Negro League and pre-Negro League players were being considered for induction into the Hall of Fame. [Previous story, published at 4:40 p.m. ET] Baseball legends who played in…MORE

CBP seizes $30 million shipment of fake handbags and clothing ahead of holidays
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CBP seizes $30 million shipment of fake handbags and clothing ahead of holidays

US customs officers have seized a container filled with more than $30 million worth of fake designer bags and clothing at a Los Angeles port ahead of the holiday season, US Customs and Border Protection officials said. CBP officers found bags, shirts and pants bearing counterfeit logos including Gucci and Louis Vuitton at the Los…MORE

A pedestrian was killed during a police pursuit of robbery suspects in Houston, officials say

A pedestrian was killed during a police pursuit of robbery suspects in Houston, officials say

A Houston police cruiser struck and killed a pedestrian during a robbery pursuit Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The two Houston police officers who were involved in the incident are said to be “distraught” after striking a 45-50 year-old man who has not yet been identified, Houston Police Department (HPD) executive assistant chief Larry Satterwhite said…MORE

Days after school shooting, Rep. Thomas Massie posts family photo with guns, asks Santa for ammo for Christmas
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Days after school shooting, Rep. Thomas Massie posts family photo with guns, asks Santa for ammo for Christmas

US Rep. Thomas Massie is drawing criticism after tweeting a photo of him and his family holding guns in front of a Christmas tree, just days after four teenagers were killed in a school shooting in Michigan. “Merry Christmas!, ps. Santa, please bring ammo,” read the Saturday tweet by the Republican representative from Kentucky, which…MORE

10 Covid-19 cases identified on New Orleans-bound cruise ship
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10 Covid-19 cases identified on New Orleans-bound cruise ship

Ten cases of Covid-19 have been identified on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship disembarking in New Orleans, the city said. All crew members and passengers are fully vaccinated and all 10 cases are asymptomatic, the cruise line said in a statement. “Governor John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Department of Health, the City of New Orleans…MORE

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