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Loyola University not reopening dorms in fall due to coronavirus

Loyola University not reopening dorms in fall due to coronavirus

10 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Loyola University Chicago will not reopen student dorms this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The school made the announcement Thursday afternoon in a letter that...
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UMass Amherst will no longer allow most students back on campus amid coronavirus concerns

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

UMass Amherst is reneging its offer of on-campus housing for students whose classes will be entirely remote this fall due to “the worsening conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic...
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"There's really no safe way to have a thousand high schoolers in one building"

"There's really no safe way to have a thousand high schoolers in one building"

11 hours ago   |   KETV

Omaha North students pen open letter to district, call for virtual learning
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Massachusetts Police chiefs back reform package in letter

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A major coalition of Bay State police chiefs is backing the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus' original calls for police reform, saying they agree with changes...
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N.Y. lawmakers call on Cuomo to use federal funds for struggling child care centers

12 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Legislators crafted a $79 million plan this week to assist daycare centers across the state and penned a letter to the governor outlining the proposal.
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Activists ask Essex County DA to probe Cohoes cop incident

12 hours ago   |   Times Union

Hundreds of Adirondacks residents are asking Essex County District Attorney Kristy Sprague to fully investigate off-duty Cohoes Police Officer Sean T. McKown's use of his...
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Sabrina Ionescu Responds to Young Fan Asking If Girls Can Play Basketball

13 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

New York Liberty star rookie Sabrina Ionescu hasn't wasted time using her platform to inspire girls. One young fan sent Ionescu a letter asking her if girls could play...
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Lane Tech will remove Native American symbol as mascot

13 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Chicago's Lane Tech College Prep High School will officially remove its Indian mascot, the school said in a Thursday letter.
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National Institutes of Health Advocates for Diversity In Research

National Institutes of Health Advocates for Diversity In Research

13 hours ago   |   News One

I t isn't a secret that African Americans continue to chart high rates of chronic diseases. According the to CDC, heart disease and cancer are among the leading causes of death...
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Hogan responds to Lamone letter on November election

Hogan responds to Lamone letter on November election

15 hours ago   |   WBALTV

Gov. Larry Hogan said he has no plans to interfere with the Board of Elections when it comes to the November election, but "the board's continued delays and deflections are...
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President Trump to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

President Trump to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

The move turns up the pressure on negotiations over the popular video app's future through a potential sale. Read more ...

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP primary win in Tennessee

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP primary win in Tennessee

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty has won the Tennessee Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat behind the endorsement of President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Protesters rally in Portland as mayor decries violence

Protesters rally in Portland as mayor decries violence

Police declared an unlawful assembly late Thursday and officers worked to push protesters away from a precinct. Read more ...

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

It's a familiar feeling for many Americans. Read more ...

President Trump signs executive orders to ban TikTok, WeChat in 45 days

President Trump signs executive orders to ban TikTok, WeChat in 45 days

WASHINGTON - President Trump issued executive orders Thursday evening prohibiting Americans from transacting with the owners of popular mobile apps TikTok and WeChat. The... Read more ...

Trump bans U.S. transactions with TikTok and WeChat starting September 20

Trump bans U.S. transactions with TikTok and WeChat starting September 20

President Donald Trump banned U.S. transactions with China's ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, operator of messenger app WeChat., Read more ...

'External interference through a rocket or bomb or other act' possible cause...

'External interference through a rocket or bomb or other act' possible cause for Beirut blast - Lebanon's president

Lebanon's President did not rule out that a series of powerful explosions in the Port of Beirut were caused by a rocket or a bomb. The authorities previously stated that the... Read more ...

Trump's vaguely-worded executive order targeting Tencent initially wiped $45...

Trump's vaguely-worded executive order targeting Tencent initially wiped $45 billion off its value

Tencent's stock fell as much as 10% after Trump issued a vaguely-worded executive order banning US individuals and companies from doing business with its chat app WeChat. A... Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

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NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

New York's attorney general is suing the National Rifle Association, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking... Read more ...