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Wildfire destroys homes and forces evacuations in northern California

A California fire department is battling a four-alarm wildfire near the Suisun City Wildlife Center in the San Francisco Bay Area. Firefighters responded immediately to a call received at 3:26 p.m. local time Wednesday, according to Suisun City Fire Chief Justin Vincent. When the fire department arrived, there were people trying to evacuate as many…MORE

Fauci weighs the pros and cons of reopening schools this fall amid Covid-19

Fauci weighs the pros and cons of reopening schools this fall amid Covid-19

The idea of keeping schools closed in the fall because of safety concerns for children might be “a bit of a reach,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. In a phone interview with CNN Wednesday, Fauci noted that children tend to have milder symptoms or even no…MORE

Minneapolis schools cut ties with police over George Floyd’s death

Minneapolis schools cut ties with police over George Floyd’s death

Minneapolis Public Schools is ending its relationship with the Minneapolis Police Department following George Floyd’s death. The Minneapolis Board of Education voted unanimously on Tuesday to terminate the district’s contract with MPD, which provided school resource officers at school buildings. “George Floyd died on the street slowly and deliberately strangled and our children watched,” Jenny…MORE

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