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Louis Gossett Jr., Oscar-winning star of ‘An Officer and a Gentleman,’ dead at 87

Louis Gossett Jr., who won an Academy Award for his performance in “An Officer and a Gentleman” and an Emmy for the groundbreaking miniseries “Roots,” has died at age 87, according to a statement from his family.

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Nearly 1,000 Americans in Haiti have reached out to the US government, State Department says

The growing list of Americans in Haiti who have reached out to the US government was nearing 1,000 names on Tuesday, the State Department said, as the Caribbean nation struggles with rampant gang violence, political instability and an escalating humanitarian crisis.

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San Francisco Apologizes to Black Residents and Descendants for Systemic Racism and Past Atrocities

San Francisco this week formally apologized to its Black residents and their descendants for decades of systemic and structural discrimination, targeted acts of violence and atrocities.

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4 migrants accused of assaulting NYPD officers were arrested and released.

Four migrant men charged with felonies in an attack on two New York City Police Department officers Saturday outside a migrant shelter are en route to a California town near Mexico after they were released from custody and given bus tickets by a faith-based charity, a senior law enforcement official said.

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