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June 26, 2019

Researchers spot ‘at least’ 9 nice white sharks in Cape Cod Bay in someday

Shark season in Massachusetts has arrived.  Researchers conducting field work spotted “at least” nine sharks in Cape Cod Bay on Monday, according to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy. 
June 26, 2019

NYPD Confirms Etika Is Dead After Identifying Body Pulled From River

Daniel Amofah, known online as streamer Etika, was confirmed dead on Tuesday by the NYPD. His body was recovered from the East River the day before.
June 26, 2019

Who is Stephanie Grisham? Melania Trump’s Spokeswoman Named White House Press Secretary and Comms Director

First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday afternoon announced on Twitter that her spokeswoman would succeed Sarah Sanders as the White House press secretary.
June 26, 2019

Harvard professor says faculty ‘capitulated to protestors’ in not renewing his time period as dean

A Harvard Law School professor whose term as a faculty dean of Winthrop House will come to an end this month after uproar over his decision to represent Harvey Weinstein says the school “capitulated to protesters” in opting to not renew his appointment.
June 26, 2019

Pregnant lady stabbed within the stomach in Maine after on-line struggle

PARSONSFIELD, Maine (AP) — Officials say a 26-year-old pregnant woman in Maine has been stabbed in the abdomen in an altercation sparked by social media.
June 26, 2019

Boston police: Man, 19, shot dead after firing at officers

BOSTON (AP) — Boston police say a 19-year-old man has been fatally shot after he fired at officers during a foot chase.
June 26, 2019

Where to Watch Macy’s 4th July Fireworks Display: Live Stream, TV Channel, Time and Viewing Points for New York Show

Macy's has announced details on what to expect for their 4th of July fireworks spectacular event, which this year will return to New York's Brooklyn Bridge.
June 25, 2019

Giant Hogweed: New York Officials Warn Residents About Dangerous Plant That Causes Serious Burns, Blisters and Scars

The state Department of Conservation has warned New Yorkers to be wary of a noxious plant—giant hogweed—that can burn the skin and cause permanent scarring.
June 25, 2019

Majority of College Students Believe Racist Comments Warrant Admission Being Rescinded

While college acceptance rescissions are often due to a significant drop in grades, a recent poll found the majority of college students think unsatisfactory personal behavior should also warrant a college pulling the plug on a prospective student.
June 25, 2019

19-year-old man is killed in officer-involved capturing

Update: Boston Police shot and killed a 19-year-old man in Dorchester after he fired at them this afternoon, officials said.