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Three people killed in Georgia plane crash

Three people were killed Friday when their single-engine plane crashed into a ravine shortly after takeoff in Gainesville, Georgia, officials said. The plane, a single-engine Cessna-182, crashed about two miles northeast of Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville shortly after takeoff, said Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Emma Duncan in a statement to CNN. Hall County…MORE

NBA veteran Jeremy Lin says he’s been called ‘coronavirus’ on the court

NBA veteran Jeremy Lin says he’s been called ‘coronavirus’ on the court

As the number of violent attacks against Asian Americans escalates, former NBA star Jeremy Lin said he has experienced racism while playing basketball. “Being a 9 year NBA veteran doesn’t protect me from being called ‘coronavirus’ on the court,” the former New York Knicks star wrote on Facebook. Lin, who currently plays for the Santa…MORE

NYC education chancellor steps down, to be replaced by first Black female chancellor

NYC education chancellor steps down, to be replaced by first Black female chancellor

Richard Carranza, chancellor of New York City’s public schools system, will step down in March, he announced at a news conference Friday. Carranza will be succeeded by Meisha Ross Porter, a former teacher and school principal in the Bronx. Porter will be the first African American woman to serve as education chancellor in the city’s history.…MORE

There’s a reason why French bulldogs are such frequent targets for thieves

There’s a reason why French bulldogs are such frequent targets for thieves

The portly and petite French bulldog is an ideal canine companion: They don’t bark much, prefer snuggles and indoor play to long walks or games of catch and retain their puppy-like stature all their lives. Their popularity makes them a frequent target for theft, though. Perhaps the highest-profile case of French bulldog theft happened this…MORE

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