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LOS ANGELES -- "Gossip Girl," the show that became a youth culture phenomenon with its trend-setting fashion and chronicling of the romantic lives of elite New York teens, is on its way back to television, this time in a new series for upcoming streaming service HBO Max.

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The school board for an Idaho high school that was the site of two student walkouts this spring in defense of its "Redskins" mascot voted Tuesday to "retire" the nickname after a board meeting that stretched longer than four hours before a packed gymnasium at the local elementary school.

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WASHINGTON -- Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99, the court said in a statement.

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MANCHESTER — A customer at a local barbershop was getting a haircut when he was punched and dragged from the shop by another man, police allege.

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New Hampshire's unemployment rate did something in June that state officials have rarely recorded over the past 3 1/2 years: It went up.

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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON — The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted 2014 arrest, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, Brooklyn’s top federal prosecutor said on Tuesday.

A coalition of immigrant advocacy groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit against the Trump administration in a federal court in San Francisco on Tuesday in an attempt to halt the implementation of a new policy disqualifying most asylum seekers who pass through Mexico bef…

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A former tenant of a Baton Rouge civil rights activist has been arrested and charged with her murder, police in the Louisiana capital said on Tuesday.

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WASHINGTON — Army Secretary Mark Esper made his case to become the nation’s next Pentagon chief before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday and received widespread support — apart from a broadside by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who raised questions about his years as a top defe…


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