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The planet is on a ‘catastrophic’ global warming path, UN report shows
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The planet is on a ‘catastrophic’ global warming path, UN report shows

The planet is careening toward warming of 2.7 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels — far above what scientists say the world should be targeting — according to a report on global emissions targets by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Scientists have said that the planet needs to slash 45% of its emissions by…MORE

These are the deaths and investigations connected to the Murdaugh family
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These are the deaths and investigations connected to the Murdaugh family

Alex Murdaugh, an attorney and member of one of the most influential family dynasties in coastal South Carolina, was arrested by state authorities this week after investigators alleged he planned for a man to kill him so that Murdaugh’s only surviving son would collect a $10 million life insurance payout. The stunning arrest comes about…MORE

Family of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito’s fiancé, tell police they have not seen him since Tuesday
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Family of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito’s fiancé, tell police they have not seen him since Tuesday

The family of Brian Laundrie, the fiance of 22-year-old Gabby Petito — who was reported missing by her family nearly a week ago — told police in North Port, Florida, they haven’t seen him in days, according to police spokesperson Josh Taylor. Laundrie’s family asked police to come to their home and told them they…MORE

Three months after his wife and son were killed, Alex Murdaugh has ‘fallen from grace,’ his lawyer says
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Three months after his wife and son were killed, Alex Murdaugh has ‘fallen from grace,’ his lawyer says

Alex Murdaugh, the 53-year-old scion of a South Carolina legal dynasty, has seen his life fall apart in three months, with his own attorney saying in court Thursday, “He has fallen from grace.” First, Murdaugh’s wife and son were shot and killed in June, prompting an investigation that remains unsolved. Murdaugh, who called 911 June…MORE

An arrest has been made in the 2012 killing of a UNC-Chapel Hill student, police say
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An arrest has been made in the 2012 killing of a UNC-Chapel Hill student, police say

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the killing of Faith Danielle Hedgepeth, a 19-year-old University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student who was found dead in her off-campus apartment in 2012, officials said Thursday. Miguel Enrique Salguero-Olivares from Durham, North Carolina, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, Assistant Chief of…MORE

Minnesota Supreme Court rules Minneapolis voters may decide on changing the police department in upcoming elections
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Minnesota Supreme Court rules Minneapolis voters may decide on changing the police department in upcoming elections

The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Thursday that voters in Minneapolis may decide on changing the police department in the upcoming municipal elections. The measure, if approved, would amend the city charter to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new Department of Public Safety. The DPS would employ a “comprehensive public health approach to the…MORE

A timeline of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito’s case
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A timeline of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito’s case

Local and federal authorities are looking for 22-year-old Gabby Petito, who was reported missing by her family over the weekend after she had been traveling with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie. Laundrie returned to the pair’s North Port, Florida, home earlier this month without Petito and is now refusing to talk to authorities, police say. Petito’s…MORE

Colorado governor weds longtime partner in first same-sex marriage for a sitting governor
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Colorado governor weds longtime partner in first same-sex marriage for a sitting governor

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and his partner of 18 years, Marlon Reis, were married on Wednesday, according to a statement from the governor’s office. Polis is the first out LGBTQ governor in the United States to get married while in the governor’s office, according to the LGBTQ Victory Fund, which tracks LGBTQ political candidates and…MORE

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