Nine wounded in Providence, Rhode Island shooting.
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Nine people were wounded tonight in Rhode Island’s capital in what police there believe to be the largest shooting in city history. Read more
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Prince Harry has compared his royal experience to being on “The Truman Show” and “living in a zoo.” Read more
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McDonald’s today said it will raise pay for workers in its 650 company-owned stores to an average of $15 an hour by 2024. Read more
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The convertible top was down at the time. Read more
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