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Even with a pandemic, many older Americans are carrying on as usual

Even with a pandemic, many older Americans are carrying on as usual

Last week, a 99-year-old New Jersey man who went to an engagement party was arrested in New Jersey for defying the state’s ban on gatherings. In a separate case, a 100-year-old man violated a stay-at-home order by attending a funeral. While not as severe, many elderly Americans are flouting shelter-in-place directives and carrying on as…MORE

Bobby Mitchell, first black player for the Washington Redskins, dies at 84

Bobby Mitchell, first black player for the Washington Redskins, dies at 84

NFL Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell, who became the first African American to play for the Washington Redskins, died Sunday, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was 84. His cause of death was not disclosed. Mitchell was a seventh-round pick in the 1958 NFL draft from the University of Illinois, according to…MORE

What happened to the big cats of ‘Tiger King’?

What happened to the big cats of ‘Tiger King’?

With their sanctuary closed to visitors, the most excitement four male tigers got on a chilly but sunny April afternoon was the shattering sound of icicles falling from empty walkways high above their enclosure. Because of Colorado’s mandated coronavirus precautions, the only people these tigers had seen in a week at the Wild Animal Sanctuary…MORE

Arizona hospital employee arrested, accused of stealing protective equipment

Arizona hospital employee arrested, accused of stealing protective equipment

An employee at an Arizona hospital was arrested after being accused of stealing $1,700 worth of protective equipment and cleaning supplies, police said. Keith Brown, 49, was arrested and booked into the Yavapai County Jail on one count of felony theft and one count of fraud, the Prescott Police Department said in a statement Saturday.…MORE

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