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Watch Florida tornado toss debris in air

Two tornadoes struck southwest Florida, destroying at least 28 homes and damaging others in Lee County, while leaving about 7,000 houses there without power, officials said.

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Mom speaks out after 14-year-old daughter fatally shot by LAPD

Valentina Orellana-Peralta was shopping with her mother for a Christmas outfit in North Hollywood. LAPD officers shot and killed an assault suspect who was attacking a woman with a bicycle lock, when a stray bullet struck and killed Orellana-Peralta.

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Suicide blast kills 5 at Congo restaurant

A suicide bomber struck a restaurant in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Beni on Saturday, killing at least five people as well as himself, officials said.

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Magnitude 7.5 earthquake shakes Peru

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Peru early Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Study (USGS) and Peru's National Seismology Center.

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SUV strikes marching band on parade route

Disturbing video from witness Angela O'Boyle shows an SUV struck members of a marching band as they performed for spectators during a holiday parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin Christmas parade turns deadly

Police reported "some fatalities" after more than 20 people, including children, were struck by a vehicle that ran through a crowd at a Wisconsin holiday parade, Police Chief Daniel P. Thompson said in a press conference.

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Opinion: Here's when high inflation will come to an end

We can't catch a break. Since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in the spring of 2020, the United States has suffered hundreds of thousands of deaths due to the virus and lost millions of jobs. There was much hope the pandemic would soon be behind us when the vaccines were rolled out this spring, but no such luck. The Delta variant of the virus hit us hard this fall, costing more lives and doing more economic damage, this time by igniting long-dormant inflation.

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McAuliffe called Northam's yearbook photo racist. Months later, he struck a different tone

After publicly condemning Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's decades-old racist yearbook photo in February 2019 as "racist, unacceptable and inexcusable at any age," Terry McAuliffe, who is now running to succeed Northam, struck a different tone just a few months later, dismissing the photo as a youthful mistake -- and even denying it was Northam in the photo at all.

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Opinion: Powell showed that even the bravest are vulnerable

In 2003, when Colin Powell announced he was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, I remember being struck by the news. As a cancer patient myself -- I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 1996 -- I knew how difficult it was to speak out about a diagnosis. Making that information public made you vulnerable. And that only increased for someone who was also the secretary of state.

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Opinion: Hiking tobacco taxes will help tame America's most enduring epidemic

As the nation staggers through the pandemic, most remain oblivious to the epidemics that plagued Americans' health before Covid-19 struck -- and will continue to do so long after it subsides. The opioid crisis, obesity and the continuing toll from tobacco use are all critical public health threats.

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