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Family of UNLV student who died after a charity boxing match said his death ‘could have been avoided’

Family of UNLV student who died after a charity boxing match said his death ‘could have been avoided’

The family of Nathan Valencia, the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) student who died days after a charity boxing match, said his death “could have been avoided.” Cynthia Valencia told CNN’s Brianna Keilar Monday she was worried when her son first mentioned he was going to participate in UNLV’s Kappa Sigma fraternity’s “Fight Night”…MORE

It’s a beacon of hope and it’s a politicized issue. Merriam Webster’s 2021 word of the year is …
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It’s a beacon of hope and it’s a politicized issue. Merriam Webster’s 2021 word of the year is …

Merriam-Webster just announced its Word of the Year. For some, it is a symbol of hope and health. For others, it’s a representation of a politicized issue. But as everyone can agree, the word is everywhere and it’s controversial. “Vaccine” is Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year. The word was selected based on lookup data, notable…MORE

BTS is touring again after two years and very happy about it
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BTS is touring again after two years and very happy about it

BTS made a triumphant return to Los Angeles over the weekend. The international sensation kicked off their “Permission to Dance” tour on Saturday at the SoFi Stadium. Thousands of the K-pop group’s fans, who call themselves the “Army,” packed the stadium to watch RM, Jin, V, J-Hope, Suga, Jimin and Jungkook dazzle with their dance…MORE

Channing Tatum and his abs to return with new moves in ‘Magic Mike 3’

Channing Tatum and his abs to return with new moves in ‘Magic Mike 3’

Channing Tatum is back as Magic Mike. He’s set to star in the third installment in the film franchise, titled “Magic Mike’s Last Dance,” which will debut exclusively on HBO Max. Tatum tweeted the news that he would resume his titular role in the film, writing, “Well world, looks like Mike Lane’s tapping back in.”…MORE

Dayton mass shooter acted alone in 2019 attack and was fueled by an ‘enduring fascination with mass violence,’ FBI says
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Dayton mass shooter acted alone in 2019 attack and was fueled by an ‘enduring fascination with mass violence,’ FBI says

The FBI in Cincinnati said Monday that an investigation into the 2019 Dayton, Ohio, mass shooting found the gunman acted alone and was not aligned with a specific ideological group. “The evidence from the extensive investigation indicated the perpetrator, Connor Betts, was solely responsible for the injuries and deaths that were a result of his…MORE

Get started on ‘Giving Tuesday’ with five high-impact charities you’ve probably never heard of
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Get started on ‘Giving Tuesday’ with five high-impact charities you’ve probably never heard of

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two intense days of discounts and deals ironically following a day of thanks. But don’t forget Giving Tuesday, five days after Thanksgiving. Since 2012, Giving Tuesday has become a day of heightened generosity when people give to their favorite charities. “A lot of people look at Giving…MORE

Joy Behar faces backlash for Thanksgiving coming out advice
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Joy Behar faces backlash for Thanksgiving coming out advice

Joy Behar offered up some life advice that was not well received by some. During a recent episode of “The View,” the comic weighed in on a conversation about talking politics over Thanksgiving dinner. Behar suggested that gay people who haven’t come out to their families yet do so. “I’d like to suggest to everybody…MORE

How a once struggling deaf football team rode a historic season to a championship game
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How a once struggling deaf football team rode a historic season to a championship game

Founded 68 years ago, the Cubs, the football team of the California School for the Deaf Riverside, had never reached a championship game. “I mean, the team stunk, quite honestly,” Jordy Valencia, the team’s 6-foot-2 starting wide receiver told CNN. “CSDR were often viewed as kind of a laughingstock, right, we’re always gonna have these…MORE

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