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The FBI has been reviewing Elijah McClain's death since last year

The FBI and US Justice Department have been reviewing the circumstances around Elijah McClain's death since 2019, the federal agencies said Tuesday in a joint statement.The review is focused on determining whether a federal civil rights investigation is warranted, the…

Harvey Weinstein victims were awarded $19 million in compensation fund

The New York Attorney General's office announced Tuesday a nearly $19 million settlement for women who experienced sexual abuse and harassment by imprisoned former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. "Harvey Weinstein and The Weinstein Company failed their female employees. After all…

Oklahoma police officer dies after traffic stop shooting

A Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer has died and another is in critical condition after they were shot during a traffic stop early Monday, police said. A suspect has been arrested.Sgt. Craig Johnson died Tuesday, Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin said…

Minor League Baseball 2020 season canceled

While Major League Baseball will be playing ball this season, Minor League Baseball players will not be suiting up in 2020.MLB has informed Minor League Baseball that its affiliated Minor League teams will not be provided with players in 2020.…

India's TikTok influencers respond to government ban

India's TikTok influencers are urging their fans to follow them on other social media platforms after the government announced a ban on the popular video-sharing app.TikTok was one of 59 apps, including Chinese messaging platform WeChat and mobile browser UC…

Lori Vallow faces more charges after her children's bodies were found

Lori Vallow, the Idaho woman charged in connection with the disappearance of her children, is now accused of two counts of conspiring to destroy, alter or conceal evidence of their buried bodies.Vallow's children, 17-year-old Tylee Ryan and 7-year-old Joshua "J.J."…

CNN to host star-studded July 4th musical special

CNN will host a Fourth of July primetime musical special honoring the US military, frontline workers battling the coronavirus pandemic and citizens across the country demanding equality, the network announced Tuesday.CNN's "The Fourth in America" will air from 8 p.m.-12…

Atlanta Hawks to turn stadium into a giant voting center

The Atlanta Hawks want to make voting safer and easier in their home city.On Monday, the team announced that their stadium, State Farm Arena, would become Georgia's largest-ever voting center. The basketball team also challenged other franchises to follow suit…

4 San Jose officers are on leave while Facebook posts are investigated

Four San Jose Police Department officers are on administrative leave while their department investigates comments made in a private Facebook group reportedly for current and former San Jose officers, the department confirmed to CNN Monday.The reportedly racist and anti-Muslim comments…