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Racist vandals deface LeBron James’ L.A. home with ‘N-word’ graffiti

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Cleveland Cavaliers player LeBron James’ Los Angeles home was vandalized with racist graffiti over night in an apparent hate crime.

TMZ Sports said that the word “ni**er” was spray-painted across the front gates of James’ home.

“(M)ultiple LAPD units and a neighborhood patrol vehicle responded to the home early Wednesday morning. We’re told the word was scrawled on the outer gate,” wrote TMZ.

Police are reviewing surveillance camera footage in hopes of identifying a suspect.

James bought the house in 2015, but neighbors say that it has not been regularly occupied. The player was not at the residence when the vandalism took place.

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Hate crimes have been on the rise in the U.S. since the election of President Donald Trump. Emboldened by the president’s anti-immigrant and racist rhetoric, the threat of angry, white, right-wing domestic terrorists is an increasing and evolving fact of life in the Trump era.


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Democrats are on the verge of setting a ‘time bomb’ for any candidate who can defeat Trump

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If a new president takes over the White House in January 2021, he or she may quickly find that the Democratic Party that just won control of the executive branch left a loaded gun in the hands of the Republicans, who are all too eager to use it.

That should be the takeaway from reports about the budget negotiations between the House Democrats and the Trump administration. According to Bloomberg reporter Sahil Kapur, the parties are coalescing around an agreement to raise spending by $350 billion, offset that increase somewhat with about $75 billion, and extend the debt ceiling — now set to expire in the fall — to July 31, 2021.

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Trump’s USDA plans to take 3 million Americans off of food stamps

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The US Department of Agriculture will propose a rule on Tuesday that would strengthen restrictions on food stamp recipients -- cutting approximately 3.1 million Americans from the program, according to Reuters.

Currently, 43 U.S. states allow residents to automatically become eligible for food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP, if they receive benefits from another federal program known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF, according to the USDA.

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Teeth ‘time capsule’ reveals that 2 million years ago, early humans breastfed for up to 6 years

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Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.

Geochemical analysis of four teeth shows they exclusively breastfed infants for about 6-9 months, before supplementing breast milk with varying amounts of solid food until they were 5-6 years old. The balance between milk and solid food in this period varied cyclically, probably in response to seasonal changes in food availability.

Read more: How we calculated the age of caves in the Cradle of Humankind -- and why it matters

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