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Israel's top Catholic prelate condemns police funeral attack

FILE - Israeli police confront mourners as they carry the casket of slain Al Jazeera veteran journalist Shireen Abu Akleh during her funeral in east Jerusalem, Friday, May 13, 2022. Latin Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the top Catholic clergyman in the Holy Land, told reporters at St. Joseph Hospital in Jerusalem on Monday that the police beating mourners as they carried Shireen Abu Akleh's her casket was a disproportionate use of force that “disrespected” the Catholic Church. He added that Israel committed a “severe violation” of international norms. (AP Photo/Maya Levin, File)

The top Catholic clergyman in the Holy Land says Israel's police attack on mourners during a funeral for an Al Jazeera journalist was a “severe” violation of human rights

Buttigieg sends $5B to cities for safety as road deaths soar

FILE - Traffic flows along Interstate 90 highway as a Metra suburban commuter train moves along an elevated track in Chicago on March 31, 2021.   With upcoming data showing traffic deaths soaring, the Biden administration is steering $5 billion in federal aid to cities and localities to address the growing crisis by slowing down cars, carving out bike paths and wider sidewalks, and nudging commuters to public transit.  (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar, File)

Upcoming data shows traffic deaths soaring in the U.S. The Biden administration is steering $5 billion in federal aid to cities and localities to address the growing crisis

Fewer nuggets, smaller salads: Shrinkflation hits U.S. restaurant diners

A Domino's Pizza in Groton. America's restaurants are in the same boat as the rest of the country, battling the soaring food and fuel costs that recently helped send U.S. inflation to a 40-year high. Domino's Pizza has cut down orders of boneless wings from 10 pieces to eight. (Tim Cook/The Day)

Feeling a bit cheated when you look down at your plate? It's not just a figment of your imagination - portions at U.S. restaurants are indeed getting smaller. Call it shrinkflation: when sizes shrink, but you're paying the same price, or sometimes...

A civil war among neighbors over Confederate-themed streets

A street sign at the intersection of Confederate Lane and Reb Street on May 11, 2022. A public hearing meeting will address name change proposals for the Mosby Woods neighborhood in June because there are residents on both sides of the argument regarding the Confederate-themed names in Mosby Woods. (Washington Post Photo by Michael S. Williamson)

Mosby Woods, a quiet cluster of 523 homes in Fairfax City built in the mid-20th century, is a community that has grown divided over its identity as the City Council considers renaming its Confederate-named streets.

Massacre suspect said he modified rifle to hold more ammo

Payton Gendron appears during his arraignment in Buffalo City Court, Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. Gendron was arraigned on first-degree murder charges and ordered detained without bail. Police officials said the 18-year-old was wearing body armor and military-style clothing when he pulled up and opened fire at people at a Tops Friendly Market. (Mark Mulville/The Buffalo News via AP)

The suspect in the Buffalo supermarket massacre purchased the primary weapon allegedly used in the shooting - a used Bushmaster XM-15 semiautomatic rifle - from a licensed dealer near his hometown but said he then illegally modified the gun so he...

Kim blasts pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends an emergency consultative meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea Sunday, May 15, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads:

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un blasted officials over slow medicine deliveries and ordered his military to respond to the largely undiagnosed COVID-19 crisis that has left 1.2 million people ill with fever and 50 dead in a matter of days

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Lyme-Old Lyme High School announces honor roll

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Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School announces honor roll

These students have been named to the Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School honor roll for the third quarter.