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TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors were still partying it up in Las Vegas, part of an extended celebration following their first championship, when the NBA starting reshaping itself for a new season with the blockbuster trade agreement Saturday that will send Anthony Davis to the Lakers.

TORONTO — Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Toronto Raptors that turned into a stampede. Police said there were two arrests.

Lifestyles

BOSTON — A Boston-based genealogical organization and a Georgetown University graduate who launched a project to trace the family histories of hundreds of Black slaves sold by the Jesuits who ran the college in 1838 have teamed up to digitize the information and make it available to people r…

Three years ago, Megan Mottley was on a mission to raise money for her teenage daughter to attend a mission trip to Japan. Her made-from-scratch cookies quickly went viral on social media and shortly after the success of three fundraisers, Goodness Gracious Luxe Cookies, was created.

Nine-year-old Brandon’s dream day would be going to an Eagles football game and meeting the players. Football — playing it and watching it — is his favorite sport, but he also enjoyed the only Phillies game he saw. He remembers it whenever he wears his Phillies’ shirt.

Many travelers who squirrel away travel rewards are saving for an oceanfront vacation, paid for with points instead of cash. To make the most of your rewards, start by looking for the highest-value hotel redemptions, then check award flights.

We have all heard the news about travelers dying on vacation. Things do happen on vacations. But should a vacation cost you your life? There are tips that can help insure you have a stress free time on vacation.

Entertainment

In the world of Jimmie Fails, an untrained actor who stars in “The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” co-written with his longtime friend, Joe Talbot, the truth can sometimes be stranger than fiction. Interestingly, this unflinching saga of the beauty, crime, frustration and gentrification of…

NEW YORK — Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 shots in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine Black worshippers.

LOS ANGELES — Brand familiarity isn’t everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called franchise fatigue came to a head this weekend with the re…

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Obituaries

Carl J. Tavares, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Atlanticare Medical Center, Mainland in Galloway, New Jersey. He was 89.

Metros

We have all heard the news about travelers dying on vacation. Things do happen on vacations. But should a vacation cost you your life? There are tips that can help insure you have a stress free time on vacation.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic’s commitment to providing health services to rural communities.

Regardless of where you live in the United States, this time of year brings something (other than hot weather) that affects everyone: mosquitos. No bite is more common than the bite of a mosquito.

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