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Walter Mondale, Jimmy Carter’s vice president, dies at 93

Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, a liberal icon who lost the most lopsided presidential election after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, died Monday. He was 93.

 
Ingenuity’s Mars flight another aviation first: 7 things to know

Carrying a small piece of fabric from the first aircraft to gain flight in 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, the helicopter Ingenuity flew on Mars Monday morning, the first flight on another planet.

US agencies to probe Tesla crash with no driver that killed 2

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday they will send investigators to Spring, Texas, to look into the fiery Saturday night crash. Two men were killed.

FedEx shooter didn’t have ‘red flag’ hearing, prosecutor says

A former FedEx employee who fatally shot eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis never appeared before a judge for a hearing under Indiana’s “red flag” law after his mother called police last year to say her son might commit “suicide by cop,” a prosecutor said Monday.

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Murder case against ex-cop in George Floyd’s death goes to the jury

Officer Derek Chauvin “had to know” he was squeezing the life out of George Floyd as the Black man cried out over and over that he couldn’t breathe and finally fell silent, a prosecutor told jurors Monday.

Half of US adults have received at least 1 COVID-19 shot

The U.S. cleared the 50% mark just a day after the reported global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million.

Man, 41, sought in fatal shooting of 3 in Texas

Interim Austin Police Chief Joseph Chacon said the suspect, Stephen Broderick, was considered armed and dangerous.

FedEx shooter legally bought guns used, police say

Suspect Brandon Scott Hole, 19, legally bought the rifles in July and September of last year, officials with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said.

Prince Philip is laid to rest — GALLERY

The widowed British monarch, setting an example amid the coronavirus pandemic, sat alone at the ceremony, dressed in black and with her head bowed in prayer.

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