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Antron Pippen, eldest son of NBA legend Scottie Pippen, dies

Retired NBA great Scottie Pippen announced the death of his eldest son, Antron, in a digital tribute. Antron, who played basketball in college and shared many of his father’s professional dreams, was the first of Pippen’s seven children and his only child with ex-wife Karen McCollum. Pippen didn’t reveal Antron’s cause of death or his…MORE

Otters at Georgia Aquarium test positive for coronavirus

Otters at Georgia Aquarium test positive for coronavirus

The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta says its Asian small-clawed otters tested positive for the virus that causes Covid-19. The aquarium announced on Sunday that it tested the otters after they showed “mild respiratory symptoms including sneezing, runny noses, mild lethargy, and coughing.” The seven creatures are being cared for off-exhibit. Despite being geriatric, they are…MORE

Hester Ford, the oldest living American, has died

Hester Ford, the oldest living American, has died

Hester Ford, a North Carolina woman who was recognized as the oldest living American, died peacefully on Saturday in her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, her great-granddaughter Tanisha Patterson-Powe confirmed. Ford was at least 115 years and 245 days old at the time of her death, according to the Gerontology Research Group, who verified her…MORE

Pig’s blood was smeared on the former home of the use-of-force expert who testified for the defense in Chauvin’s trial, police say

Pig’s blood was smeared on the former home of the use-of-force expert who testified for the defense in Chauvin’s trial, police say

The former California home of use-of-force expert Barry Brodd was smeared with pig’s blood Saturday, four days after he testified for the defense in Derek Chauvin’s trial in Minneapolis, Minnesota, police said. Brodd testified Tuesday that Chauvin, a former officer, was justified in kneeling on George Floyd for over nine minutes, did not use deadly…MORE

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