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Kanye West performed a surprise concert for inmates at Houston jail

Kanye West performed a surprise concert for inmates at Houston jail

Kanye West left inmates in tears when he performed a surprise concert at the Harris County jail in Houston, Texas. The Grammy award-winning rapper and his choir performed songs from his gospel album “Jesus is King” on Friday as inmates waved their hands and knelt in prayer. West said his visit was “a mission, not…MORE

#StillWithKap trends on Twitter ahead of Colin Kaepernick’s NFL workout

#StillWithKap trends on Twitter ahead of Colin Kaepernick’s NFL workout

After about three years as a free agent, Colin Kaepernick will be back on the field Saturday afternoon showing off his skills to at least 11 teams. And many Americans, both football fans and not, are showing they still support the activist. #StillWithKap was trending for hours ahead of Kaepernick’s league-arranged workout near Atlanta. “The…MORE

Funeral held for slain Clark Atlanta University student Alexis Crawford

Funeral held for slain Clark Atlanta University student Alexis Crawford

The family and friends of Alexis Crawford gathered in Athens, Georgia, on Saturday to honor the memory of the 21-year-old Clark Atlanta University student who police say was killed by her roommate and her roommate’s boyfriend. “This is not going to be about how she died or the evil that took her,” said Rev. Markel…MORE

5 arrested in California shooting that left 5 dead at Halloween party

5 arrested in California shooting that left 5 dead at Halloween party

Some of the suspects and victims in a deadly shooting at a Halloween party in Northern California have convictions and gang affiliations, authorities say. Five people were arrested Thursday in connection with the shooting at an Airbnb rental in Orinda that killed five people and injured more. Several shooters fired weapons at the party and…MORE

Chicago teachers vote to accept a tentative agreement after 11-day strike

Chicago teachers vote to accept a tentative agreement after 11-day strike

Chicago teachers have voted to accept a tentative agreement, their union said Friday. “With 80% of schools reporting, members have voted 81% yes to ratify the new contract with CPS (Chicago Public Schools),” the statement says. Some of the gains of the new contract highlighted in the statement “include, mandatory class size caps and enforcement,…MORE

Two teens killed by a schoolmate in California are identified

Two teens killed by a schoolmate in California are identified

The two teens killed when a fellow student opened fire at their Southern California high school this week have been identified. Grace Anne Muehlberger, 15, and Dominic Blackwell, 14, died at the hospital, authorities said. Three other teens were wounded and are expected to survive. The gunman randomly shot students after taking out a .45-caliber…MORE

2 people shot as gunfire breaks out at a high school football game in New Jersey

2 people shot as gunfire breaks out at a high school football game in New Jersey

Gunfire broke out at a high school football game in New Jersey on Friday night, sending terrified fans diving under bleachers and leaving at least two people hospitalized. The shooting took place at the end of the third quarter of the game between Camden High School and Pleasantville High School, CNN affiliate WPVI-TV reported. Both…MORE

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