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The one thing about Martin Luther King Jr.’s greatness everyone keeps missing

The one thing about Martin Luther King Jr.’s greatness everyone keeps missing

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was barreling toward the climax of his greatest speech when he made a split-second decision that would seal his place in history. Most people recall what the cameras caught: King declaring “I have a dream!” before 250,000 jubilant supporters at the March on Washington during a muggy, sun-splashed summer…MORE

Two people were killed and five injured in a Texas club shooting Sunday night

Two people were killed and five injured in a Texas club shooting Sunday night

Two people were killed and five injured after at least one person opened fire inside a Texas club Sunday night, police said. Police received calls of shots fired around 8 p.m., San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said in a news conference. There seemed to be some kind of altercation inside the club between individuals…MORE

75 ‘highly dangerous’ gang members escaped a Paraguayan prison, officials say

75 ‘highly dangerous’ gang members escaped a Paraguayan prison, officials say

At least 75 inmates escaped from a prison in Paraguay through an underground tunnel Sunday, the Ministry of Interior’s Office said in a statement. The majority of the escapees belonged to a criminal Brazilian gang known as the “PCC” — the Primeiro Comando da Capital, or the First Capital Command. Interior Minister Euclides Acevedo described…MORE

Third horse in three days dies at Santa Anita Park

Third horse in three days dies at Santa Anita Park

The third horse in three days — the fourth this month — was put to death at Santa Anita Park in California Sunday, according to a state horse racing board spokesman. The 3-year-old horse, named Tikkun Olam, “was involved in a head-on collision with another horse while training Sunday morning” and “suffered catastrophic injuries, necessitating…MORE