Duck Boat Survivor: Captain Said 'Don't Worry About Life Vests'
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There was no better proof of how we have failed as voters than the scene at last week's NAACP convention, where former President Bill Clinton presented me with the group's award for outstanding achievement. As I told 2,000 attendees in San Antonio, if we had all done our job and voted in 2016, it would have been President Hillary Clinton making the presentation. It got a laugh, but it is the bitter truth. President Trump is where he is today because of our collective failure to militantly and consistently participate in the political process. After our tremendous victory in electing Barack Obama twice, we had to know that we were in for a fight in 2016.
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Dad goes to pick up 3-year-old and finds him dead after spending over 3 hours in scorching hot day care bus
Dad goes to pick up 3-year-old and finds him dead after spending over 3 hours in scorching hot day care bus originally appeared on abcnews.go.comWhen a father went to pick up his 3-year-old son from day care in Houston Thursday evening, his boy was nowhere to be found. He started searching, and that's when he made a devastating discovery.His son, Raymond Pryer, was apparently left unattended in a blistering-hot day care bus for over three hours, authorities.Raymond was found unresponsive in the 113-degree bus, authorities said. ...
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Rep. Maxine Waters said that the counterprotesters who burned and stomped on an American flag outside her California office this week, while exercising their right to express themselves, were also acting to further “their own agenda." Waters issued a statement Saturday saying that the protesters who appeared outside her Los Angeles office Thursday did so despite her calls to “steer clear” of a planned protest by a far-right group, the Oath Keepers. “Many people from within the community heeded my advice and steered clear of the event, but there were groups of individuals who felt compelled to participate and show their support for me despite my request,” her statement read. The Oath Keepers event
Tia Coleman recalls her sister-in-law's last words before the tourist boat they were on sank into a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, including nine of Coleman's family members.
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'I left the store feeling mortified': Transgender woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill her prescription
CVS has apologized to a transgender woman named Hilde Hall after a pharmacist refused to fill her prescription. Hilde Hall described the incident in a Thursday blog post for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).