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NYC Pride parade organizers ban the NYPD from its events until 2025

NYC Pride parade organizers ban the NYPD from its events until 2025

Organizers of New York City Pride banned the New York Police Department from participating in the annual June parade and related events and moved to reduce their presence on scene, saying their appearance threatened members of the community. “NYC Pride seeks to create safer spaces for the LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities at a time when…MORE

2 Chicago police officers and a suspect shot on the city’s west side

2 Chicago police officers and a suspect shot on the city’s west side

Two Chicago police officers were shot on the west side of the city Sunday morning and have been released from the hospital, and the suspected gunman was also shot, according to the Chicago Police Department. Police Superintendent David Brown said officers responded to a ShotSpotter gunshot detection alert and calls of shots fired on South…MORE

Roller coaster stalls out mid-ride, stranding passengers 20 feet in the air

Roller coaster stalls out mid-ride, stranding passengers 20 feet in the air

A spinning, flipping roller coaster at a Phoenix, Arizona, amusement park became stuck mid-ride on Saturday night, stranding nearly two dozen passengers 20 feet in the air until the Fire Department came to the rescue. The Desert Storm ride at Castles N’ Coasters theme park stalled along a sharply angled curve, according to photos from…MORE

It’s easy to nod off to ‘sleep stories.’ Making them is hard

It’s easy to nod off to ‘sleep stories.’ Making them is hard

Elizabeth Skipper, a freelance copywriter in Cincinnati, has done something that might make a lot of people jealous. She’s gone to bed with Idris Elba dozens of times. No, not in the flesh. Skipper drifts off to sleep at night listening to Elba’s deep baritone narrating a story via the Calm app on her phone.…MORE

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