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Bruce Boynton, civil rights pioneer who inspired 1961 Freedom Rides, dies at 83

Bruce Boynton, civil rights pioneer who inspired 1961 Freedom Rides, dies at 83

2 days ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

SELMA, Ala. - Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer from Alabama who inspired the landmark “Freedom Rides” of 1961, died Monday. He was 83. Former Alabama state Sen...
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Portland protesters get rude awakening at ICE facility as DHS officers rush crowd

Portland protesters get rude awakening at ICE facility as DHS officers rush crowd

2 days ago   |   RT

Protesters in Portland, Oregon clashed with federal officers after gathering at an ICE facility. Video shows agents dispersing the crowd and detaining multiple demonstrators...
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Thai protesters call on king to give up royal fortune

Thai protesters call on king to give up royal fortune

2 days ago   |   New York Post

BANGKOK - Thousands of Thai protesters called on King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Wednesday to cede control of a royal fortune valued in the tens of billions of dollars, the latest...
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Man on TikTok Refuses to Believe Washington State Is Blue: 'The Only Majority You Have Is Numbers'

2 days ago   |   Newsweek

Despite acknowledging that more people in Washington voted for Democrats than Republicans, TikToker Dutch Hollander seemed to argue that land mass demonstrated a majority for...
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Amid Thailand's Protests, a Feared Tool to Protect the Monarchy Returns

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The country's lèse-majesté law, which makes insulting the king punishable by years in prison, is being used against the movement's leadership for the first time.
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Kamala Harris Struck the Almost Impossible Balance Between Masculinity and Femininity

2 days ago   |   Slate

Americans demand that all politicians demonstrate competence, and that female politicians also demonstrate warmth. Harris managed both.
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EU watchdog warns of risks after BlackRock appointed as ESG advisor

2 days ago   |   Fortune

The European Commission failed to fully consider conflicts of interest when it appointed BlackRock Inc. to advise on new sustainable-finance rules for banks, according to a...
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Civil Rights Pioneer Bruce Boynton, Who Inspired 1961 Freedom Rides, Dies at 83

2 days ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer from Alabama who inspired the landmark “Freedom Rides” of 1961, died Monday. He was 83. Former Alabama state Sen. Hank Sanders, a...
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Seattle City Council OKs budget with nearly 20% police cut

3 days ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The Seattle City Council approved the city's 2021 budget with reductions to the police budget, though not as much as activists sought amid mass demonstrations against police...
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CRISPRi screens reveal sources of metabolic robustness in E. coli

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Metabolic robustness, the ability of a metabolic system to buffer changes in its environment, is not always a welcome feature for microbiologists: it interferes with metabolic...
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New rule could allow gas, firing squads for federal executions

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for federal executions

The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, clearing the way to use methods other than lethal injection, such as firing squads and poison gas. Read more ...

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

With holiday parades and festivals canceled, stir-crazy families also are looking for a safe way to create special memories. Read more ...

COVID-19 outbreak pushes Steelers-Ravens to next Tuesday

COVID-19 outbreak pushes Steelers-Ravens to next Tuesday

NEW YORK - The Baltimore Ravens' bout with a COVID-19 outbreak has forced the NFL to postpone the team's trip to Pittsburgh for a second time. Read more ...

College football schedule today: TV channels, start times to watch every...

College football schedule today: TV channels, start times to watch every NCAA game on Friday

Sporting News breaks down how to watch every game in Week 12 involving a Top 25 team on Black Friday. Read more ...

The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases - less than a week after hitting...

The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases - less than a week after hitting 12 million cases

Summary List Placement The United States surpassed 13 million coronavirus cases on Friday, just six days after it hit 12 million cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins... Read more ...

How long is Ryan Day out with COVID-19? Ohio State coach to miss Illinois...

How long is Ryan Day out with COVID-19? Ohio State coach to miss Illinois, at least

Day is the latest college coach to test positive for the disease. Read more ...

Los Angeles residents ordered to stay at home until Christmas week, with all...

Los Angeles residents ordered to stay at home until Christmas week, with all gatherings BANNED. except for church & PROTESTS

Health officials in Los Angeles County have declared a new “safer-at-home” order, clamping down its Covid-19 restrictions to ban most gatherings for a three-week period, but... Read more ...

Notre Dame outlasts North Carolina to stay undefeated

Notre Dame outlasts North Carolina to stay undefeated

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Ian Book kept No. 2 Notre Dame's offense moving while the Fighting Irish defense locked down Sam Howell and No. 25 North Carolina's potent offense for the... Read more ...

Bears name Mitchell Trubisky starting QB vs. Packers

Bears name Mitchell Trubisky starting QB vs. Packers

LAKE FOREST, IIll. - It's been a long way back from a difficult place for Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. Read more ...

Police: Male pushed on Red Line tracks, struck by train following physical...

Police: Male pushed on Red Line tracks, struck by train following physical altercation

CHICAGO - A male is in serious condition after he was pushed on the Red Line tracks following a physical altercation Friday night, police said. Just after 7:15 p.m., police... Read more ...