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Federal COVID-19 aid helps patch Waco college budgets

McLennan Community College is expecting another injection of federal aid, this time worth $18.9 million, to ease the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic on the college and its students. Read more

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University High School quarterback dies after shooting at East Waco complex

Tydreun Felder, quarterback for University High School’s Trojan football team, died after a Friday night shooting at an East Waco apartment complex, Waco police confirmed Monday. Read more

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Baylor ends masking requirement for the fully vaccinated

Baylor University is relaxing a strict on-campus masking policy in keeping with new guidelines from… Read more

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Watch Now: Forest fire consumes hundreds of acres in New Jersey, and more of today's top videos

A forest fire in southern New Jersey continues to burn after consuming nearly 1,000 acres, how a 71… Read more

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US boosting world vaccine sharing commitment to 80M doses; plus the latest virus news

"We know America will never be fully safe until the pandemic that’s raging globally is under control," President Joe Biden said Monday. Here's the latest virus news. Read more

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Waco man wanted for murder arrested after fleeing crash on I-35

A Waco man wanted on a murder warrant fled on foot from a multiple-car crash Saturday on Interstate… Read more

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Q&A: The Supreme Court took a major abortion case. What are the implications?

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide a major abortion case that could eventually lead to dramatic restrictions on abortion access. Here are some questions and answers about the case. Read more

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EXPLAINER: Do I still have to wear a mask? What about kids?

The government's new guidance on masks for vaccinated people has left some Americans confused and s… Read more

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These national chains have relaxed mask rules for vaccinated customers

Walmart, Target and Starbucks are among the national chains ending or relaxing their mask requireme… Read more

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Waco-area news briefs: Master Gardeners hosting plant sale Saturday

Items of interest around the Waco area, in brief. Read more

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Supreme Court will consider major rollback of abortion rights

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider a major rollback of abortion rights, saying it will take up Mississippi's bid to enforce a 15-week ban on abortion. Read more

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Top pics from the weekend: Israeli-Palestinian crisis and more

Top photos of the day as selected by the Associated Press. Read more

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Monthly child tax credit payments will start going out July 15. Here's what to expect.

The families of more than 65 million children will start receiving enhanced child tax credit monthly payments of up to $300 on July 15, the Biden administration announced Monday. Read more

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AT&T signs $43 billion deal to combine media operations with Discovery

AT&T will combine its massive media operations that include CNN HBO, TNT and TBS in a $43 billion deal with Discovery, the owner of networks including the Food Network and HGTV. Read more

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Today in history: May 17

A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision which… Read more

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Calls mount for US intervention in Hamas-Israel fighting; Cheney's Jan. 6 warning; NBA playoffs set

Israel carries out deadliest attacks yet as world seeks cease-fire; Cheney says Jan. 6 could happen again; a star matchup set for NBA play-in game. Get caught up. Read more

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Waco neighbors: Obituaries for May 17

Read through the obituaries published today in Waco Tribune-Herald. Read more

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Celebrity Birthdays: May 17

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Craig Ferguson, Hill Har… Read more

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Photos: Notable Deaths in 2021

A look at entertainers, leaders, athletes and other stars we've lost in 2021: Read more

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Today in sports history: May 17

In 1970, Hank Aaron gets an infield single off Cincinnati’s Wayne Simpson for his 3,000th hit. See … Read more

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The Latest: Astros to allow 100% capacity starting May 25

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Read more

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NCAA Men's Tennis Championships: Baylor rallies past Ole Miss, 4-1

ORLANDO, Fla. — When the Ole Miss men’s tennis team started to threaten Baylor’s NCAA Tournament run, the Bears finished strong. Read more

Yes: Marv Albert, NBA's 'soundtrack,' retiring before Finals

NEW YORK — From Michael Jordan soaring through the air to Willis Reed simply walking onto the court, Marv Albert supplied the sound that went with the sights. Read more

Baylor golfers tied for fourth after Stillwater opening round

STILLWATER, Okla. — The Baylor men’s golf team shot out to a tie for fourth place after one round of the Stillwater Regional on Monday. Read more

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Second Amendment sanctuaries facing 1st court test

The first court test of whether local governments can ban police from enforcing certain gun laws is playing out in a rural Oregon county. Here's what it could mean.

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Today in history: May 17

A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision which held that racially segregated public schools were inherently unequal, and therefore unconstitutional, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Celebrity Birthdays: May 17

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Craig Ferguson, Hill Harper, Jim Nantz, Kandi Burruss, Sasha Alexander, Trent Reznor and more. 

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Today in sports history: May 17

In 1970, Hank Aaron gets an infield single off Cincinnati’s Wayne Simpson for his 3,000th hit. See more sports moments from this date in history:

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Photos: Notable Deaths in 2021

A look at entertainers, leaders, athletes and other stars we've lost in 2021:

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Microsoft board investigated Bill Gates over an alleged affair with employee, report says

Bill Gates's 2020 resignation from Microsoft's board of directors came after the board hired a law firm to investigate a romantic relationship he had with a Microsoft employee, new reporting found.

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Australia's oldest-ever man, 111, says eating chicken brains aids longevity

Retired cattle rancher Dexter Kruger, Australia's oldest-ever man, has included eating chicken brains among his secrets to living more than 111 years.

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Watch Now: Florida fishermen have close encounter with massive whale sharks

This footage shows the encounter between fishermen in Florida and three large whale sharks that nudged their boat as they searched for a snack. 

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Waco neighbors: Obituaries for May 17

Read through the obituaries published today in Waco Tribune-Herald.

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Watch Now: Forest fire consumes hundreds of acres in New Jersey, and more of today's top videos

A forest fire in southern New Jersey continues to burn after consuming nearly 1,000 acres, how a 71-year-old grandma in Connecticut became an international powerlifting champion, and more of today's top videos.