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Officers involved in Freddie Gray's death won't face federal charges

Officers involved in Freddie Gray's death won't face federal charges

The 25-year-old black man died from a severe spinal injury that he suffered after being arrested and shackled in the back of a paddy wagon. The death sparked violent protests in Baltimore, and Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby ultimately charged six officers involved in handling Gray with various state crimes.


Trump's Voter Commission Meets Amid Concerns About Mission

Trump's Voter Commission Meets Amid Concerns About Mission

Here's more reason why his claim is dishonest and irresponsible. And he makes no mention of another possibility: that a huge chunk of those same-day registrants were students at some of the state's many colleges. In fact, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner, a Democrat, came under pressure at home to resign from the commission in protest over Kobach's comments.


How Hurricane Irma Sucked Water Out of Tampa Bay — Reverse Storm Surge

How Hurricane Irma Sucked Water Out of Tampa Bay — Reverse Storm Surge

As of 11 a.m. ET, Irma packed 65 miles per hour winds and was moving west-northwest at 17 miles per hour. Tropical Storm Irma, once a hurricane, is churning its way away from the Tampa Bay region. This is a rare phenomenon called reverse storm surge. Once it's light out, they'll check on survivors. The co-op services a total of 217,804 customers in both counties, and 2,102 were without power.


Hurricane Jose Forms In The Atlantic, East Of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Jose Forms In The Atlantic, East Of Hurricane Irma

Irma is the largest recorded storm in the Atlantic basin outside of the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, with maximum sustained wind speeds of 185 miles per hour. Both were declared Category 1 hurricanes by the National Hurricane Center on Wednesday afternoon. It's expected to head north-northwest into the Atlantic Ocean.


Irma departs Keys, heads for southwest Florida coast

Irma departs Keys, heads for southwest Florida coast

Jose , a Category 4 storm, had been passing north of the outer Caribbean islands and is expected to move away Saturday night, the National Hurricane Center said . This was before the major part of the storm had even reached Brevard County. Miami-Dade wants residents to stay where they are, and plan to be there until Monday at the earliest.


Edith Windsor, Plaintiff In Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Case, Dies

Edith Windsor, Plaintiff In Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Case, Dies

Windsor set up a scholarship fund to teach more queer women to code . Windsor met her first wife, Thea Spyer, in the 1960s. The Supreme Court's Windsor decision , handed down in 2013, ruled that DOMA was unconstitutional and opened the door for residents of 13 states which recognized gay marriage to qualify for federal benefits that marriage conferred.