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It's not just about Washington-racist team mascots persist all over the country

7 hours ago   |   Fortune

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Gen Z's Protest Zeal Stirs Democratic Hopes for Energy at Polls

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg


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Make your Fourth of July special with these excellent movies and TV shows

Make your Fourth of July special with these excellent movies and TV shows

9 hours ago   |   iMore

These are some great movies and television shows to watch on Independence Day. Independence Day - a time for grilling, fireworks, and celebrating America. If you're looking for...
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Many of the Founding Fathers were incredibly wealthy. Here's a look at some of their fortunes

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Business Insider decided to look at how some of the Founding Fathers made their wealth for Independence Day. George Washington, who was the wealthiest president before...
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Today in history: July 4

Today in history: July 4

12 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

The Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia, and more events that happened on this day in history.
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How America Uses Lincoln's Space

How America Uses Lincoln's Space

12 hours ago   |   Politico

It feels, today, like a secular temple-so quiet and hallowed that many Americans take it as an affront when anyone they might disagree with seizes the space. But from the...
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Large Minnesota nonprofits caught in stimulus aid gap, face cost-cutting

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

Nine Minnesota groups ineligible for stimulus are turning to Congress.
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Critics Fear Amtrak Is Using Pandemic to Cut Service That Won't Return

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Members of Congress are angry that the rail agency is asking for more money while planning to lay off staff and reduce services. Smaller communities that rely on rail service...
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White House to Interview Defense Officials in Perceived Loyalty Test

White House to Interview Defense Officials in Perceived Loyalty Test

1 day ago   |   Foreign Policy

Interviews with political appointees at the Pentagon raise fears of another purge.
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Ousted SDNY prosecutor, Geoffrey Berman to testify before Congress next week

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

Geoffrey Berman, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York who led investigations into allies of President Donald Trump, is scheduled to testify on July 9
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Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Musician Neil Young is upset again with President Donald Trump for playing his music on Friday during the White House's Mount Rushmore event celebrating Independence Day. “This... Read more ...

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under... Read more ...

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide... Read more ...

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live batting practice Saturday, a frightening... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Spectators dazzled by Boston military flyover on Fourth of July

Spectators dazzled by Boston military flyover on Fourth of July

The flyovers started in Boston right at 4 p.m., with Air Force and Marine Corps jets flying over in five waves. Read more ...

US holiday weekend adds to virus worries as case counts grow

US holiday weekend adds to virus worries as case counts grow

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Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus

Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus

ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more ...