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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Members of a far-right paramilitary group in downtown Stone Mountain, Georgia on August 15, 2020.
"Take precautions to keep safe during the election season."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
More than half of all corals in the Great Barrier Reef off the east coast of Australia have died due to heat stress over the past 30 years. (Photo: The Ocean Agency/XL Catlin Seaview Survey/Richard Vevers)
"We expect this decline to continue," predicted one of the study's authors, who...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Work at a Rio Tinto mine at Yandicoogina, Pilbara, Western Australia on September 4, 2009. (Photo: Christian Sprogoe/AFP/Getty Images)
"Rio Tinto must acknowledge, and seek to correct, the unequal bargaining...

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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former middleweight boxer who spent 20 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, is dying. Heartbreaking in itself, but then this: His last wish is to get justice for David McCallum, jailed 29 years ago after a dubious murder conviction based on a recanted confession and no forensic evidence - to Carter a verdict, like his own, "predicated on racism rather than reason." Carter is asking a newly elected D.A. to "look straight in the eye of truth" and reopen the...