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Big News About Major 'Simpsons' Character

Controversy has long been swirling around Apu, an Indian character voiced by actor Hank Azaria.

9 Students Were Found Dead In 1959. We Still…

In 2019, Russian prosecutors announced they would be re-investigating a 60-year-old mystery.

Spain walloped by heavy snow, rain, gales that…

Heavy snow, rain and gale-force winds are lashing many parts of Spain, causing at least two deaths

Va. Preps for Gun Rally With 'Enormous Potential…

Law enforcement agencies in Virginia are planning a "strong presence" Monday as gun rights advocates are set to converge upon the state's capital of Richmond to protest proposed gun control measures. The rally is happening amid a governor-issued state of emergency barring weapons from Capitol grounds through Tuesday evening. "They...

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China Reports 139 New Cases Of Deadly Coronavirus

The majority of cases are in Wuhan. But the illness has now spread to other areas in China, including Beijing and Shenzhen.

Prince Harry: 'There Was No Other Option'

Prince Harry says it "brings him great sadness" to step back from his royal duties—but "there really was no other option." The prince explained the decision Sunday in an emotional speech at a private dinner for Sentebale, the charity for children with HIV he co-founded with Lesotho's Prince Seeiso...

New Al Sharpton book looks at America's political…

The Rev. Al Sharpton, the longtime civil rights activist, has a new book out in September

New York Times Endorses 2 Democrats for President

Instead of picking a side in the Democratic Party's centrists versus progressives debate, the New York Times editorial board has chosen to endorse two candidates. "May the best woman win," they write, giving the nod to Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren. On the progressive side, they describe Sen. Bernie...

Sexual Assault In Health Care Happens More Than…

Dr. Lauren Powell, executive director of TIME’S UP Healthcare, says half of female med students will be sexually harassed or assaulted by graduation.

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Super Bowl Odds Are Out, and It's Tight

When the season started, the Kansas City Chiefs were the betting favorites to win the Super Bowl, notes Sports Illustrated . Now that the season is almost over, they remain the favorites, though slight ones. Vegas bookies have the team as 1- or 1.5-point favorites to beat the San Francisco...

Bosnian protesters hold anti-pollution protest in…

Dozens of people have gathered for a protest in Sarajevo because of dangerously high levels of air pollution in the Bosnian capital in the past few weeks

Big News About the Simpsons ' Apu

Controversy has long been swirling around Apu, the Simpsons ' Indian character, being voiced by white actor Hank Azaria. Now, Azaria tells Slashfilm he won't be voicing the character anymore. "We all made the decision together. We all agreed on it. We all feel like it’s the right thing and...

California Teachers Sue Delta After Jet Fuel Dump…

​At least 60 people were treated for injuries by fire crew after a jetliner dumped fuel on five elementary schools earlier this week.

2 Officers Dead in Waikiki Shooting, 'Siege'

Two Honolulu, Hawaii, police officers were killed Sunday morning in a situation that quickly turned into a "siege." Sources tell KHON 2 it started when police were called to a home near the base of Diamond Head, where a landlord was reportedly trying to evict a tenant. The tenant allegedly...

Davos bolsters security as protesters march…

Hundreds of disgruntled protesters against the elite World Economic Forum are marching through the Alpine snows toward its annual gathering in Davos

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Akon Now Owns His Own City, Named After Himself

Rapper Akon is of Senegalese descent and spent much of his childhood in the West African country, and now he owns a city there. "Just finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future," he posted last week on Twitter . Yes, that's...