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Newsom orders flags to half-staff in honor of LAPD senior detention officer who died from COVID-19

4 minutes ago   |   ABC

California is honoring a senior detention officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, the agency's first employee to die from COVID-19.
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As Confederate monuments fall, a Florida community to vote on putting one up

2 hours ago   |   National Post

As Confederate Civil War monuments fall across the United States, one central Florida community with a racist past will vote on plans to put up a statue of a Confederate...
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The Confederate Monuments We Shouldn't Tear Down

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Removing statues that glorify the Confederacy from public spaces is one thing. Our history is another.
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GOP worries Trump's divisive June imperils Senate control

8 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's June began with his Bible-clutching photo op outside a church after authorities used chemicals and batons to scatter peaceful...
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Time capsule believed to contain Gen. Robert E. Lee's belongings found under a Confederate monument

Time capsule believed to contain Gen. Robert E. Lee's belongings found under a Confederate monument

9 hours ago   |   WMUR

Officials working to remove a Confederate monument discovered an unopened time capsule in its base containing items that may have belonged to Robert E. Lee.
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House Democrats insert language in federal spending bill ordering removal of Confederate statues from U.S. Capitol

11 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The measure represents the latest effort by House Democrats to remove symbols of the Confederacy and racist ideology from the halls of the Capitol.
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Trump goes on a Twitter tear defending the Confederate flag and racist sports team names while claiming victory over the 'China virus'

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump spent his Monday on Twitter making racist attacks and claiming victory in his pandemic response. Trump started off the week fueling racial divisions by...
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Metro-area man designs new Omaha flag, hopes to build unity and pride in the city

Metro-area man designs new Omaha flag, hopes to build unity and pride in the city

12 hours ago   |   KETV

"I hope people feel optimism, I hope they the feel philanthropic nature of the city," said Greg Daake. "I hope they feel the hard working, open spirit of the city."
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Trump sideswipes NASCAR, Wallace over flag and noose

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By JILL COLVIN and JENNA FRYER WASHINGTON - NASCAR's layered relationship with President Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when Trump took a sideswipe at the racing...
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Virus, Confederate Flag, Amy Cooper: Your Monday Evening Briefing

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

Here's what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted on Monday. Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

NHL, players' union announce tentative plan to resume play at beginning of...

NHL, players' union announce tentative plan to resume play at beginning of August

Training camps would open next Monday, July 13, and games would resume Aug. 1 if the league's board of governors, players' executive committee and full membership sign off. Read more ...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

The adviser to the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of treason. Formerly a journalist, Ivan Safronov was working at Roscosmos for... Read more ...

Driver killed after fiery crash split car in two

Driver killed after fiery crash split car in two

A man was killed in a fiery crash that split his car into two pieces. Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equality. Read more ...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park confrontation

Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation for calling 911 to report she was being threatened by “an African-American man” when bird watcher Christian Cooper appeared to keep his... Read more ...

ICE's New Rules on Foreign Students Called 'Horrifying'

ICE's New Rules on Foreign Students Called 'Horrifying'

International students will be forced to leave the US or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued... Read more ...

US still ‘knee-deep' in FIRST wave of Covid-19, Fauci warns

US still ‘knee-deep' in FIRST wave of Covid-19, Fauci warns

Unlike countries in Europe, the US failed to get the first wave of Covid-19 under control and is now ‘knee-deep' in a new surge of it, according to the country's top epidemic... Read more ...

Melbourne Resumes Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Surge

Melbourne Resumes Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Surge

The premier of Victoria state, Australia's second-most populous, issued a six-week stay-at-home order for Melbourne and closed the border with New South Wales state, effective... Read more ...