Opinion: 'Star-Spangled Banner' isn't racist

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the traditional pregame singing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” in protest of racism in the United States is proving to be a potent attack that will add a vibrant chapter to the fascinating history of the US national anthem.

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Strawberries linked to hepatitis A outbreak

An outbreak of hepatitis A caused by imported frozen strawberries from Egypt has sickened 55 people in six states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Health authorities confirmed 44 total infections in Virginia, where the outbreak first appeared, and additional infections in Maryland (4), West Virginia (4), North Carolina (1), Oregon (1) and Wisconsin (1).

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