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Emancipation Memorial part of America's anti-slavery history

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

There is a narrative that the United States is racist - a politically motivated bias that presently begets mobs and violence. Our country ended slavery, precisely because many...
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Trump's perjury troop: Lie, protect, rinse, repeat

20 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Steven Calabresi is not what you'd call a “leftist.” The co-founder of the conservative legal group The Federalist Society worked for Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, and...
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White House Economic Adviser: Trump Should Declare a “National Economic Emergency”

1 day ago   |   Politicus USA

A White House economic adviser has called on Donald Trump to declare a national emergency because of the Coronavirus and stop collecting payroll taxes. Stephen Moore...
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Reopening schools makes sense on many levels

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

As coronavirus cases continue to rise, more public school systems are announcing they will reopen only online - even when faced with direct and intense public pressure from...
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The land of plenty sinks into shortage anxiety

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

A friend and I shared the same consumer frustration - and guilt over having it. We each wanted a bike rack for our cars but could not obtain our first choices. “I wanted to...
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Trump's delay-the-election tweet was just a distraction

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

On Thursday morning, the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that the U.S. GDP had the biggest drop in a single quarter in U.S. history. From April through June, the economy...
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When football lost its way at Boston University and Northeastern

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The dominance of professional sports in Boston - combined with spiraling costs, poor attendance and changing campus demographics - claimed the lives of two once popular...
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Joe Kennedy, Ed Markey take their U.S. Senate primary battle to the streets of Boston

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

After months confined to the virtual realm, U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III are taking their primary battle back to the streets in a scramble to lock...
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Markey gets late push from progressive star Ocasio-Cortez

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

With just a month left before primary day, U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is rolling out his not-so-secret weapon in a late bid to stop a Kennedy from stealing his job. Markey's...
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Army Officer Who Clashed With Trump Vows to Speak Out on Security Issues

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman's retirement from the Army after more than 21 years of service took effect on Saturday, the same day his sharply critical op-ed of the president...
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Trump doubles down on well-wishes for alleged sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell

Trump doubles down on well-wishes for alleged sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell

President Donald Trump again extended well-wishes to accused sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell, apparently expressing sympathy for Jeffrey Epstein's longtime companion. “Her... Read more ...

The GOP Trainwreck in Kansas Won't End Even If Kris Kobach Loses The Senate...

The GOP Trainwreck in Kansas Won't End Even If Kris Kobach Loses The Senate Primary

Democrats are ready to challenge for the open seat no matter who Republicans nominate on Tuesday. Read more ...

Are Conspiracy Theories Good for Facebook?

Are Conspiracy Theories Good for Facebook?

Viral conspiracy theories are dangerous, and maybe profitable. (Image credit: Graeme Jennings/Getty Images) Read more ...

Former King of Spain Is Leaving Country Amid Investigations Into Financial...

Former King of Spain Is Leaving Country Amid Investigations Into Financial Dealings

Juan Carlos I, who is credited with guiding the country out of dictatorship and into democracy, is under investigation by Spanish authorities for his personal Swiss bank account. Read more ...

Trump Withdraws Controversial Nomination Of Anthony Tata To Pentagon

Trump Withdraws Controversial Nomination Of Anthony Tata To Pentagon

Tata, who called former President Barack Obama a "terrorist leader," took a different, less-senior role at the Defense Department. Read more ...

Navy investigating video of dogs attacking Kaepernick fill-in

Navy investigating video of dogs attacking Kaepernick fill-in

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The Navy is investigating an incident in which dogs attacked a “Colin Kaepernick stand-in” during a K-9 demonstration during a 2019 fundraiser at the... Read more ...

Lord & Taylor Is Latest Major Retailer To File For Bankruptcy Protection

Lord & Taylor Is Latest Major Retailer To File For Bankruptcy Protection

The iconic department store is the latest major retailer to succumb to the ongoing pandemic. Read more ...

Pompeo: Some Software Is 'Feeding Data' to Communists

Pompeo: Some Software Is 'Feeding Data' to Communists

President Trump plans to take action on a what he sees as a broad array of national security risks presented by software connected to the Chinese Communist Party, Secretary of... Read more ...

Prime minister of Kosovo tests positive for Covid-19

Prime minister of Kosovo tests positive for Covid-19

Kosovo's Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti said late Sunday he has tested positive for Covid-19, though he does not have serious symptoms. Hoti, who has only been in office since... Read more ...

SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make first splashdown in 45 years

SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make first splashdown in 45 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out an... Read more ...