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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Dec. 03, 2021 11:06 AM EST

Kyle Rittenhouse did not sue LeBron James for defamation CLAIM: Federal magistrate approved Kyle Rittenhouse’s $110 Million defamation suit against LeBron James. THE FACTS: No such ruling was made. Rittenhouse has not filed a defamation suit against...

ASU students protest Rittenhouse as possible student

Dec. 01, 2021 20:33 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State University student groups protesting Kyle Rittenhouse's ties to the school marched Wednesday, nearly coming to blows with his conservative-leaning supporters. Around 100 people rallied on the suburban Phoenix campus to urge the...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Nov. 24, 2021 13:03 PM EST

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. November 18, 2021. Editorial: Good luck, hunters Wisconsin deer have been on edge for a while. Archery and crossbow seasons for them opened up in September. Gun hunts for youth and disabled hunters have already run their...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Nov. 24, 2021 11:55 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 21 The Chicago Tribune on the aftershocks of the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict: What a seismic difference a trial has made to public and media perceptions of Kyle...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Nov. 24, 2021 09:01 AM EST

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Nov. 22, 2021. Editorial: With guns, safety always must come first Pennsylvania is one of 14 states that do not, on a statewide basis, require a permit to carry a firearm openly, but do require a permit to carry a concealed...

NBA in the 60s: Embry details indignities, little support

Nov. 23, 2021 09:02 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — (EDITOR’S NOTE: Hall of Famer Wayne Embry, a five-time NBA All-Star and the first African American general manager in sports when the Milwaukee Bucks named him to that position in 1972, shares some of his experiences of playing in the league during the 1960s. The demand...

Rittenhouse tells Fox News 'not a racist person,' backs BLM

Nov. 23, 2021 04:24 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse, who was acquitted on charges stemming from killing two men and wounding another during the unrest that followed the shooting of a Black man by a white police officer, said in a wide-ranging interview that aired Monday night he's “not a racist person”...

Protesters trace route Rittenhouse took in Kenosha

Nov. 21, 2021 22:42 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Several dozen people gathered below the wind-whipped Wisconsin flag at Kenosha's Civic Center Park on Sunday and warmed up with chants for justice before taking to the streets in protest of the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse. Demonstrators traced the...

In Kenosha and beyond, guns become more common on US streets

Nov. 21, 2021 17:13 PM EST

As Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted in two killings that he said were self-defense, armed civilians patrolled the streets near the Wisconsin courthouse with guns in plain view. In Georgia, testimony in the trial of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers showed that armed patrols were...

In Kenosha and beyond, guns become more common on US streets

Nov. 21, 2021 15:44 PM EST

As Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted in two killings that he said were self-defense, armed civilians patrolled the streets near the Wisconsin courthouse with guns in plain view. In Georgia, testimony in the trial of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers showed that armed patrols were...