Landmark decision: Brazil Supreme Court sides with Indigenous land rightsIn a ruling that could strengthen Indigenous land rights claims across Brazil, the nation’s Supreme Court has sided with the Guarani Kaiowá, allowing the possible reopening of a case involving their territory claim.

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'Home Alone' star Macaulay Culkin welcomes baby with fellow former child star Brenda SongThe pair have become parents to a baby boy.

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Guy Fieri helped raise $25 million for restaurant workers in need during the pandemic'The restaurant industry is massively important to our communities,' Fieri said. 'And so, when I saw this coming, I said, 'We got to do something to get some money to these folks.''

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3-digit suicide hotline coming summer 2022; easier for Coloradans to get mental health resourcesOfficials are planning for the rollout of 9-8-8, a new, nationwide, three-digit phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The number is planning to launch summer 2022.

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LSU Frat Brothers Pay Off Mortgage of Beloved House Cook 30 Years Later: ‘The Most Giving Person'Phi Gamma Delta brothers at Louisiana State University paid off the mortgage for their former house cook Jessie Hamilton

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Nepal rhino numbers rise in 'exciting' milestoneThe greater one-horned rhino came close to extinction, but a new count gives reasons to be cheerful.

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Ernst & Young opens program in Boston to attract autistic workers and other “neuro-diverse” recruitsErnst & Young on Monday is announcing a new Neuro-Diverse Center of Excellence in Boston.

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HIV: Clinical trial brings vaccine one step closerA phase 1 clinical trial confirms that the first stage of a novel approach to HIV vaccination is safe and, in principle, very effective.

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New Mexico becomes 16th state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's 'failed war on drugs'Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham signed legislation on Monday that legalizes recreational cannabis and erases many past criminal convictions.

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A Black family's beach property in California was taken during the Jim Crow era. The county is now giving it back, and it's worth millionsBy Alexandra Meeks, CNN (CNN) -- A century ago, a Black couple owned a beach resort in Manhattan Beach -- a Southern California town known for its scenic expanse. An inviting soulful energy and the so

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VA Cop Fired After Pepper Spraying Black Army Lieutenant in Traffic StopOfficer Joe Gutierrez has since been fired for breaking department protocol.

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He built a website showing open Covid-19 vaccine appointments across the US. Some call it a lifesaverFor weeks, Nick Muerdter had been hearing about his coworkers' concerns and frustrations as they tried to navigate complicated and evolving Covid-19 vaccination systems to land an appointment for their parents.

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Las Vegas pushes to become first to ban ornamental grassA desert city built on a reputation for excess and indulgence wants to become a model for restraint and conservation with a first-in-the-nation policy banning grass that nobody...

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Washington state approves Juneteenth as state holidayThe Washington state Legislature has passed a measure that makes Juneteenth a legal state holiday.

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Elsipogtog First Nation voted Kraft Hockeyville, wins $250K to fix fire-damaged arena'Hockey is the heart and soul of Elsipogtog First Nation.'

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New York bees thrive in rooftop and backyard hivesBees are thriving in New York hives. The city offers them a welcome variety of flowers and fewer pesticides than on rural farms.

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1 in 5 Americans are fully vaccinated and a third of the country has received at least one shot, CDC data showsOne in five Americans are fully vaccinated and a third of the population has received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

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Students, staff celebrate cafeteria manager who passed US citizenship testStudents and staff at the Deer Creek Prairie Vale Elementary School in Oklahoma celebrated their cafeteria manager Ms. Yanet Lopez.

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LA County taking first steps to return Bruce's Beach property to descendants of original Black ownersLos Angeles County is taking the first steps to return a scenic parcel of Manhattan Beach land that was wrongfully seized from a Black couple nearly 100 years ago, officials announced Friday.

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In one week, Fredericton woman collects nearly 600 masks littering citySue Fisher is a woman on a mission: to pick up face masks she finds dropped on the ground. In just one week, the Fredericton woman has collected almost 600 masks. She hopes others will join her in cleaning up the pandemic litter that can be a hazard for wildlife.

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