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LeBron James is helping launch a multimillion-dollar effort to recruit poll workers ahead of the elections

LeBron James is helping launch a multimillion-dollar effort to recruit poll workers ahead of the elections

LeBron James is helping spearhead a multimillion-dollar effort to recruit poll workers in Black electoral districts ahead of November’s general elections. The initiative focuses on recruiting poll workers through a paid advertising campaign and a corporate partnership program that encourages employees to volunteer, according to The New York Times. James and a number of prominent…MORE

Houston police fatally shoot man who opened fire on motorist and officers

Houston police fatally shoot man who opened fire on motorist and officers

Houston police early Wednesday fatally shot a man who opened fire on a car carrying three civilians and at a patrol vehicle, the city’s police chief said. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo described the incident, which occurred about 4:30 a.m. in the Hyde Park section, as an active shooter situation. The male suspect shot about…MORE

Sanctuary for endangered condors burns in California wildfire

Sanctuary for endangered condors burns in California wildfire

A sanctuary for the endangered California condor in Big Sur was destroyed by a California fire, according to Ventana Wildlife Society. While no people or condors were at the facility when it burned, at least four condors are missing, Kelly Sorenson, executive director of Ventana Wildlife Society, told CNN. “We have eight chicks in nests…MORE

Why police shoot so many times to bring down a suspect

Why police shoot so many times to bring down a suspect

When police believe a suspect could harm or kill them, they’re usually trained to fire as many gunshots as it takes to bring that suspect down. The shooting itself almost always lasts only seconds. But questions about whether the number of shots officers fired was warranted — or whether that suspect posed a deadly threat…MORE

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