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Energy companies cancel construction of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy have canceled their Atlantic Coast Pipeline project, a natural gas pipeline that was to stretch hundreds of miles across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina, citing “legal uncertainty.” Despite a recent win for the project in the US Supreme Court, ongoing delays, litigation and an expected increase in costs threatened…MORE

Man in famous 9/11 photo dies of Covid-19, family says

A man seen in a famous photo of New Yorkers fleeing from the 9/11 collapse of the World Trade Center’s south tower has passed away due to Covid-19, his family told CNN. Stephen Cooper was delivering political papers in lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001, when a police officer told him and others to run,…MORE

Cleveland Indians manager says it’s time to change the team name

Cleveland Indians manager says it’s time to change the team name

Terry Francona, the manager of Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians, told reporters on Sunday that he thinks it’s time to change the team’s name. “I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” Francona said. “I know in the past, when I’ve been asked about, whether it’s our…MORE

YMCA camp in Georgia closes after campers and staff test positive for coronavirus

An overnight camp with locations in north Georgia closed after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus, and other campers and staff have since tested positive for the contagious virus. YMCA Camp High Harbour said that they learned a counselor had tested positive for Covid-19 on June 24. The counselor was immediately sent home,…MORE

Children are among the victims of July 4 weekend gun violence across the US

A 7-year-old girl playing with children in Chicago, an 8-year-old Atlanta girl riding with her mother and an 11-year-old boy running to get a phone charger in Washington were among the victims of gun violence over the July 4 weekend. The violence comes amid an uptick in shootings and homicides in American cities. The girl…MORE

Seattle protester who was struck by a car has died

Seattle protester who was struck by a car has died

A 24-year-old activist who was struck by a vehicle during a protest in Seattle early Saturday morning has died, a spokesperson for UW Medicine told CNN. Summer Taylor, the protester, was fatally injured when a man drove onto the closed Interstate 5 freeway into a crowd of protesters. Another protester, 32-year-old Diaz Love, was also…MORE