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SOUTH ASIA

Temecula Marine veteran who lost leg in Afghanistan gets specially adaptive, 100% mortgage-free home thanks to Gary Sinise Foundation [Video]

Marine Josue Barron lost his left leg and eye following an IED explosion in Afghanistan. The Temecula veteran now has a 100% mortgage-free and fully accessible home, thanks to the Gary Sinise Foundation.

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CALIFORNIA

California Crash SUV Carried Migrants Smuggled Through Border Fence [Video]

Thirteen people killed in a vehicle crash in Southern California on Tuesday had been smuggled into the U.S. shortly before the crash, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.

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CALIFORNIA

California bill would require department stores to have gender neutral sections [Video]

California lawmakers are considering Assembly Bill 2826, introduced by Assembly member Evan Low, that would require department stores and large retailers to have gender neutral children’s sections.

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BAHAMAS

Black & Powerful: Louis Carr, BET President of Media Sales [Video]

“Black & Powerful” features BET President of Media Sales, Louis Carr, takes us on his journey growing up on Chicago’s West Side through his early college days and career.

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NORTH AFRICA

Covid-19 Vaccine Passports Raise Ethics Concerns, Logistical Hurdles [Video]

The U.K. is weighing whether Britons will need proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test to visit bars and return to the office, and Israel is issuing vaccination passports for going to hotels and gyms.

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CALIFORNIA

Paul Revere Williams: Legendary Black architect helped build modern Los Angeles [Video]

Architect Paul Revere Williams was born in Los Angeles in 1894 and rose to prominence designing homes and public buildings. He was the first Black architect to become a member of the American Institute of Architects in 1923.

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NEW YORK

COVID NYC Update: Fred the Godson, rapper who died of COVID, honored in Bronx [Video]

Frederick Thomas, known to fans as Fred the Godson, died last April from COVID-19 and was honored in South Bronx with a street renaming.

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BAHAMAS

ABC7 Unite: Inside ‘The Historymakers,’ the nation’s largest African American video oral history archive [Video]

All this month, Eyewitness News is examining the importance of teaching “Black History as American History” to all children.