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“Goodfellas” star Ray Liotta’s death last year was caused by heart and respiratory ailments, according to a report. The Newark-born actor died at age 67 of respiratory insufficiency, pulmonary edema and acute heart failure, TMZ reported Monday, citing documents in the Dominican Republic. His death was natural, according to local officials, who also said Liotta had the artery condition ...

Extreme views adopted by some local, state and federal political leaders who try to limit what history can be taught in schools and seek to undermine how Black officials perform their jobs are among the top threats to democracy for Black Americans, the National Urban League says.

“The New Guys: The Historic Class of Astronauts That Broke Barriers and Changed the Face of Space Travel” by Meredith Bagby; William Morrow (528 pages, $32) ——— Houston had a problem. It was 1977, and moon landings had become commonplace. American enthusiasm, and public funding, were in danger of drying up. NASA needed to make space exciting again and longed for the days when the country ...

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