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Penn president Elizabeth Magill resigns amid backlash over congressional hearing comments

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(NEW YORK) -- University of Pennsylvania president Elizabeth Magill has voluntarily resigned, the school's board of trustees said on Saturday, following backlash over her response during a congressional hearing when asked how she said she would handle remarks in the university community calling for the "genocide of Jews."

"It has been my privilege to serve as President ...

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Israel-Gaza live updates: Society in Gaza on 'brink of full-blown collapse,' UNRWA warns

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(NEW YORK) -- The temporary cease-fire between Hamas and Israel ended early Friday, and Israel has resumed its bombardment of Gaza.

The end of the cease-fire came after Hamas freed over 100 of the more than 200 people its militants took hostage during the Oct. 7 surprise attack on Israel. In exchange, Israel released more than 200 Palestinians from Israeli prisons.

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ACLU defends free speech in furor over university presidents' handling of antisemitic rhetoric on campus

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(NEW YORK) -- As bipartisan pressure continued to mount Friday on three university presidents, including calls to resign and a donor withdrawing a $100 million gift, free speech advocates are defending how they responded when asked whether calls for "genocide of Jews" would violate their campus codes of conduct.

The ACLU, the organization that defends constitutional righ...

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Inside an alleged Amazon union-busting campaign in Kentucky: 'They want to scare us'

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(HEBRON, Ky.) -- Two months after Rubi Gomez began working at an Amazon facility in Kentucky, she woke up to a barrage of frantic text messages from her coworkers, she said.

"They were the kind of messages you would get if somebody was in a panic," Gomez told ABC News.

Managers had confronted employees as they handed out union materials in a parkin...

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Ryan O'Neal, star of 'Paper Moon', longtime partner of Farrah Fawcett, dead at 82

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(NOTE LANGUAGE) Ryan O'Neal, star of dozens of movies, including Love Story and Paper Moon, has died at 82, according to a social media post from his sportscaster son, Patrick.

O'Neal had reportedly been in poor health of late; he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2012 and a decade earlier had been diagnosed with chronic leukemia.

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15 states seeing 'high' or 'very high' levels of respiratory illness: CDC

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(NEW YORK) -- Respiratory illness activity is elevated or increasing across most areas of the United States, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

In total, 15 states plus New York City are experiencing "high" or "very high" levels of respiratory illness activity, defined as people going to the doctor with symptoms from any re...

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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Police in Providence are continuing their search for four suspects who were involved in a home invasion. A Cumberland man has been sentenced to spend ...

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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The Rhode Island Attorney General has determined several Providence police officers used necessary force on a man who died in 2021.  A homicide i...

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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news:  Cicilline will leave Congress on June 1st.  Poker returns to Bally's Twin River this week.  A Pawtucket man reported missing has b...

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