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Birth of her daughter reunites Boston Marathon bombing survivor with the nurse who cared for her after the attack
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Birth of her daughter reunites Boston Marathon bombing survivor with the nurse who cared for her after the attack

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jacqui Webb was greeted by a familiar face after giving birth to her daughter, Ella, last month — one of the nurses who cared for her after the 2013 attack. Webb spent three weeks at Tufts Medical Center in Boston after suffering life-threatening wounds when a pair of bombs exploded near…MORE

Minnesota court vacates ex-cop Mohamed Noor’s 3rd-degree murder conviction
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Minnesota court vacates ex-cop Mohamed Noor’s 3rd-degree murder conviction

Minnesota’s highest court on Wednesday vacated former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor’s third-degree murder conviction for the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk while responding to her 911. The court said there was insufficient evidence to sustain the conviction and ordered that he be sentenced on his conviction for second-degree manslaughter. This ruling supersedes a previous…MORE

Why Hispanic Heritage Month starts in the middle of September
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Why Hispanic Heritage Month starts in the middle of September

National Hispanic Heritage Month begins Wednesday and will run through October 15, giving the United States an opportunity to recognize and celebrate members of our communities and their ancestors who hail from Mexico, parts of the Caribbean, Central and South America and Spain. “The Latino community and Latino history is a fundamental part of American…MORE

5 things to know for September 15: California, Covid, Gen. Milley, Afghanistan, Haiti

5 things to know for September 15: California, Covid, Gen. Milley, Afghanistan, Haiti

Two of California’s many wildfires are threatening Sequoia National Park and the massive, iconic trees that grow there. And in Louisiana, Tropical Depression Nicholas could slow down recovery from Hurricane Ida, which just blew through two weeks ago. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You…MORE

Alex Murdaugh’s attorney says Murdaugh will turn himself in Thursday
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Alex Murdaugh’s attorney says Murdaugh will turn himself in Thursday

A prominent South Carolina lawyer whose wife and son were shot and killed three months ago arranged for a former client to kill him so that his surviving son could collect a life insurance payout of about $10 million, according to court documents. Alex Murdaugh, 53, was shot in the head on a roadway September…MORE

The Golden Ray cargo ship capsized because of inaccurate stability calculations, the NTSB finds
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The Golden Ray cargo ship capsized because of inaccurate stability calculations, the NTSB finds

The capsizing of the Golden Ray cargo ship off the Georgia coast two years ago, which resulted in more than $200 million in damage, was caused by incorrect calculations about the vessel’s stability, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday. In its report about the investigation into the September 2019 capsizing, the NTSB also found…MORE

NBA players will not need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 ahead of new season, source says
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NBA players will not need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 ahead of new season, source says

When the new NBA season begins October 19, players will not have to be vaccinated against Covid-19 to play, a source with knowledge of negotiations between the league and the players’ union told CNN on Tuesday. The source told CNN that unless something completely unforeseen happens during the talks over health and safety protocols, mandated…MORE

This food has a 6,000-year-old history that shaped the basis of what we eat today

This food has a 6,000-year-old history that shaped the basis of what we eat today

You might find it’s nearly impossible to keep your mouth from watering at the thought of warm, yeasty bread straight from the oven. The delicious, versatile food can be found in nearly every home in Western culture, yet few know about the thousands of years of history behind their humble breadbasket. Amateur baker Eric Pallant…MORE

Tangy Sourdough Bread

Tangy Sourdough Bread

Eric Pallant, a serious amateur baker and author of “Sourdough Culture: A History of Bread Making From Ancient to Modern Bakers,” usually keeps about 1 cup of sourdough starter, stored in a mason jar, in the fridge. To make your own starter, try Pallant’s sourdough bread starter recipe. Makes 1 sourdough loaf Ingredients 1 cup…MORE

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