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Illinois lawmaker calls for ‘ABOLISHMENT' of ‘racist' history classes until state comes up with more ‘inclusive' alternative

Illinois lawmaker calls for ‘ABOLISHMENT' of ‘racist' history classes until state comes up with more ‘inclusive' alternative

30 seconds ago   |   RT

LaShawn Ford, a Democrat in the Illinois General Assembly, has called for an immediate halt of history classes that he claims “lead to white privilege and a racist society,”...
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Tracking the Tropics: Isaias continues to strengthen ahead of landfall

Tracking the Tropics: Isaias continues to strengthen ahead of landfall

14 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

RALEIGH, N.C. - Isaias strengthened into a hurricane again Monday night ahead of its landfall. Its maximum sustained winds went from 70 mph at 5 p.m. to 85 mph by 9 p.m., the...
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Agency rejects Trump administration arguments that immigration judges cannot form a union

Agency rejects Trump administration arguments that immigration judges cannot form a union

36 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A federal agency has ruled that immigration judges are not "managers," meaning they have the right to form a union. The Trump administration has been attempting to decertify...
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Teachers bring coffins, guillotine while protesting NYC schools reopening plan

Teachers bring coffins, guillotine while protesting NYC schools reopening plan

36 minutes ago   |   New York Post

They get an A+ for creativity. Teachers brought along visual aids, including handmade coffins and a guillotine, while protesting Mayor Bill de Blasio's schools reopening plan...
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DOJ, FBI review of surveillance applications finds almost all errors are minor

DOJ, FBI review of surveillance applications finds almost all errors are minor

38 minutes ago   |   Politico

A review by the Justice Department and FBI of their practices for seeking approval of intelligence-related surveillance found that nearly all of the inaccuracies and omissions...
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COVID-19 tests, face masks among changes to move-in day at Iowa State University

COVID-19 tests, face masks among changes to move-in day at Iowa State University

38 minutes ago   |   KETV

Iowa State University students began moving in for the fall semester on Monday, but the process had significant changes dur to COVID-19.
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Oklahoma State University homecoming events canceled for 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic

Oklahoma State University homecoming events canceled for 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic

38 minutes ago   |   KETV

Oklahoma State University officials announced Monday that the 2020 edition of America's Greatest Homecoming has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Massachusetts Court Won't Use Term ‘Grandfathering,' Citing Its Racist Origins

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The term was “adopted by some states after the Civil War in an effort to disenfranchise African-American voters,” the court noted.
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Pennsylvania schools ‘being set up to fail,' witnesses tell Senate Democrats on first of three days of education hearings

1 hour ago   |   The Morning Call

Education advocates, teachers and others - citing conflicting health guidance, budget woes, safety concerns and challenges related to remote learning - testified Monday to a...
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Trump extends National Guard virus mission through 2020 but cuts federal funds by quarter

Trump extends National Guard virus mission through 2020 but cuts federal funds by quarter

1 hour ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump has extended the federal deployment of nearly 25,000 National Guard members detailed to coronavirus relief efforts until the end of 2020, but ordered...
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President Trump says TikTok sale can go through - but only if the US gets a cut

President Trump says TikTok sale can go through - but only if the US gets a cut

The president on Monday set Sept. 15 as the deadline for TikTok to find a U.S. buyer, failing which he said he will shut down the app in the country. Read more ...

7 Cardinals, 6 staff test positive; series at Detroit off

7 Cardinals, 6 staff test positive; series at Detroit off

Seven St. Louis Cardinals players and six staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, causing Major League Baseball to postpone the team's four-game series at Detroit. Read more ...

'My son's death cannot be in vain': Judge whose family was attacked details...

'My son's death cannot be in vain': Judge whose family was attacked details her son's last words

The federal judge whose son was killed and whose husband was shot at their home last month called for greater privacy protections for judges in her first comments since the... Read more ...

Prosecutor says he's justified in seeking President Trump's taxes

Prosecutor says he's justified in seeking President Trump's taxes

A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Donald Trump's tax returns told a judge that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of “extensive and... Read more ...

Dwayne Johnson buys XFL in $15 million deal

Dwayne Johnson buys XFL in $15 million deal

The XFL began its season earlier this year, before being forced to shutter operations in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Big 12 says football teams will play 10 games, including one non-conference game

Big 12 says football teams will play 10 games, including one non-conference game

Conference play is expected to in September. Read more ...

Oldest living Marine celebrates 105th birthday

Oldest living Marine celebrates 105th birthday

The oldest living Marine had a special birthday celebration on Friday. Read more ...

An adopted 14-year-old girl is helping senior dogs find a forever home just...

An adopted 14-year-old girl is helping senior dogs find a forever home just like she did

A 14-year-old girl has raised $14,000 for senior dogs who have been left behind with the goal of helping them find a forever home like she did when she was adopted. Read more ...

Men's Wearhouse owner files for bankruptcy as pandemic torpedoes suit sales

Men's Wearhouse owner files for bankruptcy as pandemic torpedoes suit sales

Tailored Brands, which owns Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, has filed for bankruptcy, becoming the latest U.S. retail casualty of the coronavirus pandemic that wiped out... Read more ...

Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue

Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue

WASHINGTON - Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday afternoon in the Capitol, with issues like food for the poor and... Read more ...