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WATCH LIVE: City, CPS launching 'Summer for Change' program

14 minutes ago   |   ABC

Chicago and Chicago Public Schools are launching a new program to help the city's most at-risk youth that are most likely to be affected by gun violence.
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What single-payer activists make of polls showing voters don't understand Medicare for All

What single-payer activists make of polls showing voters don't understand Medicare for All

26 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

Recent polls showing voters do not understand Medicare for All have received a lot of attention. But activists who've been working to educate the public on this issue for years...
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She bridged neighborhoods and Sagamore for Port Covington deal. Can she do the same for Hopkins?

38 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

A chief negotiator on the $5.5 billion Port Covington project will leave Kevin Plank's private real estate firm to lead economic development for Johns Hopkins, directing both...
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Upstate man gets $1 million birthday prize after winning lottery

Upstate man gets $1 million birthday prize after winning lottery

38 minutes ago   |   WYFF

An Upstate lottery player is celebrating his birthday in style after cashing in a scratcher from the South Carolina Education Lottery.
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FCC will vote July 10 on reallocating 2.5GHz spectrum from TV to 5G

FCC will vote July 10 on reallocating 2.5GHz spectrum from TV to 5G

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

The United States plans to reallocate mid-band spectrum to 5G, after reserving it for an obscure educational TV and broadband initiative decades ago.
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Our next prime minister: What we learned from the BBC Conservative leadership debate

Our next prime minister: What we learned from the BBC Conservative leadership debate

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The candidates to become Britain's next prime minister took part in a televised BBC debate on Tuesday evening. There were no clear winners as all sides engaged in a fractious...
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LAUSD ends random searches of students following complaints

10 hours ago   |   ABC

The Los Angeles Unified School District has decided to end a policy of random searches and wandings of students at secondary schools.
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Juneteenth celebration of athletes in New Mexico

Juneteenth celebration of athletes in New Mexico

10 hours ago   |   KOAT

Students, community members are part of Juneteenth Celebration Extraordinaire highlighting several New Mexico athletes who have used their talents to educate others
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What Voters Really Care About Isn't What Obsesses D.C

11 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Terry McAuliffe writes that the challenge for Democrats in 2020 is to ignore the noise of ideological litmus tests and instead capitalize on their advantage on key issues that...
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Emotions flare as Wake school board defends controversial MVP math program

Emotions flare as Wake school board defends controversial MVP math program

14 hours ago   |   WRAL

Some parents shouted, others walked out and many held up signs in protest as the Wake County Board of Education defended its controversial MVP math program Tuesday evening.
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four people - three Russians and one Ukrainian - will face murder charges in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine in which 298 people were killed in... Read more ...

Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

President Donald Trump raked in nearly $25 million in campaign contributions for his re-election effort in less than 24 hours, the chairwoman of the Republican National... Read more ...

UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's...

UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis gains new color adjustable front light

Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis gains new color adjustable front light

Amazon just unveiled an updated Kindle Oasis and it is the first in the Kindle lineup to gain adjustable display color temperature. The feature allows users to customize the... Read more ...

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

A member of the Muskogee Creek Nation, the 68-year-old poet and musician says she bears "the honor on behalf of the people and my ancestors," and aims to serve as an... Read more ...

The best bike lights you can buy

The best bike lights you can buy

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...