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White woman pleads guilty to assaulting black teen at poolA white South Carolina woman has pleaded guilty to assault and battery for hitting a black teenager and telling him to leave a community swimming pool
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Police: 13-year-old boy fired at student, then boarded busA sheriff's office in South Carolina says a 13-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder for firing a gun at another middle schooler
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Columbia Univ. denounces white student's 'alarming' rantColumbia University has denounced a "racially charged incident" after a video went viral showing a white man shouting at a group of minority students that, "White people are the best thing to ever happen to the world."
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In this November 2018 photo, Felipe Delgado, an employee at Silver Bells Tree Farm in Silverton, Ore., loads Christmas trees onto a conveyor belt and into a semi-trailer for transport to Los Angeles and San Diego, where they will be sold at tree lots. Christmas tree farmers nationwide are paying a fee to the Christmas Tree Promotion Board for each tree harvested to fund a social media ad campaign aimed at convincing young families to buy real trees instead of artificial ones. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
Christmas tree farmers combat popularity of artificial treesChristmas tree farmers nationwide are fighting back against the growing popularity of the artificial Christmas evergreen with a social media ad campaign
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2018, file photo, Alain Kaloyeros, a former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute, arrives to federal court in New York. Kaloyeros is facing sentencing, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in the corruption of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “Buffalo Billion” economic redevelopment program. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Ex-head of New York's Polytechnic Institute faces sentencingThe ex-president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute is facing sentencing in the corruption of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program
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In this Dec. 9, 2018 photo, Dan Weber and Alex McCoy push sledders, from left, sledders Jack Weber, Allie McCoy and Hudson McCoy in the Freedom Park area in Charlotte, N.C. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
Snowstorm: Southern roads dangerous as slush refreezesSeveral southern states hit hard by a wintry storm were bracing for plunging temperatures early Tuesday that could refreeze melting snow and make roads more treacherous
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Retail chain Cato to settle federal discrimination probeThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says a nationwide investigation has found that a North Carolina women's clothing retail chain discriminated against pregnant workers and workers with disabilities
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This photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death row inmate Alvin Braziel Jr., who is set to die by lethal injection Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, for the 1993 slaying of a man who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail near a Dallas area community college. Braziel was convicted of fatally shooting Douglas White in the chest. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
Man who killed newlywed during robbery set to die in TexasTexas death row inmate set to be executed for the fatal shooting more than 25 years ago of a newlywed who had only been married for 10 days
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Local activists raise their fists outside Charlottesville General District Court after a guilty verdict was reached in the trial of James Alex Fields Jr., in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Fields was convicted of first degree murder in the death of Heather Heyer as well as nine other counts during a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville . (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Jury to resume deliberations on white nationalist's sentenceA Virginia jury is set to resume deliberations on a sentencing recommendation for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally
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Former Baylor University fraternity president Jacob Anderson walks out of the courtroom Monday Dec. 10, 2018. Mr. Anderson, accused of rape, will serve no jail time after a Waco district judge accepted a plea bargain for deferred probation. (Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune Herald via AP)
Woman who accused man of rape outraged he got no jail timeA Texas judge has accepted a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of rape to avoid serving jail time
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Police arrest man after 2 children shot near hospitalPolice in Mississippi say a man has confessed to a shooting two young children near a hospital last month
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New Hampshire Democratic office vacated for suspect packagePolice say the New Hampshire Democratic Party Office has been evacuated because of a suspicious package
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