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Transgender woman attacked in April found dead on Dallas street

A transgender woman whose April assault made national news was found dead on a Dallas, Texas, street Saturday morning, police said. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 7200 block of Valley Glen Drive at around 6:40 a.m. Saturday, Dallas Police Major Vincent Weddington said. “Upon arrival, officers found the complainant lying…MORE

‘Game of Thrones’ finale recap: Ashes to ashes

Some say the world will end in fire. / Some say in ice. And so, our song of ice and fire ends as we all said it would: In extended council meetings and elective monarchy! Congratulations to anyone who correctly called King Bran in their “Game of Thrones” office pool. You definitely earned that Starbucks…MORE

Outdoor walking meetings boost your mental and physical health

Go outside and get some fresh air! It’s something our parents told us to do as kids, and it could be just what the doctor ordered for a workforce that spends most of the day sitting and staring at screens. One way to do it: Get out of that stuffy fluorescent-lit conference room, get on…MORE

US kids aren’t eating enough seafood, study says; here’s how to add more

The humble tuna sandwich, once a lunchbox staple, is making less frequent appearances in school cafeterias across the nation. American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The report, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, explores both the health…MORE

Lori Lightfoot to be inaugurated as Chicago’s first black lesbian mayor

Monday will mark a historic day in Chicago as the city inaugurates its first African American lesbian mayor. Lori Lightfoot, a former assistant US attorney, will be sworn in at 10:30 a.m. at Wintrust Arena in the city’s Near South Side community, according to a release from Lightfoot’s office. The event will include performances by…MORE

Trump allies mobilize against congressman’s impeachment revolt

Republicans are moving fast to squelch Justin Amash’s rebellion against Donald Trump before his conclusion that the President “engaged in impeachable conduct” — the first by a GOP lawmaker — can gather momentum. But Democrats who want a more hardline strategy against the President are seizing on the Michigan congressman’s sudden intervention to pile pressure…MORE