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She was delivering meals to the needy – and found a racist note

A full-time yoga instructor with a master’s degree in Asian studies, Kiesha Battles said she’s been trying to use yoga to heal divisions in the community in the wake of September’s shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott. Scott, who was black, was killed by a black Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer, an incident that sparked days of protests in the city.

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Stranded in the desert, young woman survives for five days before rescue

Amber VanHecke, 24, a student at the University of North Texas, was stranded in a remote area of the Arizona desert for five days after her car ran out of gas. She kept a video journal of her misadventure.
Media courtesy of Amber VanHecke and Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZPDS), Edit by Cristina Rayas / McClatchy
Stranded in the desert, young woman survives for five days before rescue 1:27

Stranded in the desert, young woman survives for five days before rescue

Lion cub discovered smuggled in van full of parrots 1:01

Lion cub discovered smuggled in van full of parrots

Say cheese! Italian police catch thieves stealing $500 wheels of Parmesan 1:24

Say cheese! Italian police catch thieves stealing $500 wheels of Parmesan

It's spring here, but scientists at the South Pole are prepping for winter 0:52

It's spring here, but scientists at the South Pole are prepping for winter