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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. DEADLY CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES COULD GAIN MOMENTUM
Gusty winds and low humidity are forecast for areas north of San Francisco where at least 23 people have died and at least 3,500 homes and businesses have been destroyed.
2. WHAT IS GETTING SCRUTINY AFTER CATASTROPHIC WILDFIRES
California fire officials will assess the effectiveness of emergency alert systems after some evacuees say they were never warned.
3. TRUMP PUTTING OWN STAMP ON HEALTH CARE REFORM
The president will sign an executive order that aims to make lower-premium insurance plans available to more consumers.
4. SPAIN CELEBRATES NATIONAL DAY AMID SECESSION CRISIS
Spain’s prime minister gives Catalan’s regional leader until Monday to say whether the powerful northeastern region will declare independence.
5. QUESTIONS REMAIN ABOUT POLICE RESPONSE TO VEGAS MASSACRE
Police say Stephen Paddock fired off 200 rounds through his hotel room door into the hallway six minutes before killing 58 people at an outdoor country music concert... MORE
Shreveport HIV/AIDS Call to Action:
Half of black, quarter of Latino gay men projected to be diagnosed within their lifetime. Heterosexuals not immune.
The Beatings Paradigm: A carryover from our slavery past? Is there a correlation between planta-tion coding, and black parenting and discipline?
FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS:
Used by Permission of The Associated Press
• "Why There is a Black History Month at All"
• "A Trophy: Well-Earned" #OscarsSoWhite "
• MLK’s Dream Fulfilled, Deferred, or Done?
• COSBY: "Who Could Blame Camille?"
• 300,000 Low-Income Louisianians Gained
Healthcare As Bobby Jindal Is Replaced By
• MYKEL JENKINS: Actor, "The Masked Saint" Movie
• BLACK MENTAL HEALTH STIGMA
• SPD promotes first African-American
female to Assistant Chief of Police
• SHV YOUNG PEOPLE: Marnitta Demming:
• SHV YOUNG PEOPLE: Amber Smith,
• In 1927, African- American Man Used As
Human Guinea Pig In Radiation Treatment
At 5-Years Old Tells His Story [Video]
• Baton Rouge: Teen Kills Friend with
• CHILDREN'S COUGH MEDICINE RECALL
• Health Benefits Of Eating Fruits
• Lose Weight Fast: How to Do It
• Foods/Drinks That Can Cause Blood Sugar
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