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The Story Behind Kamala Harris's Truancy Program

13 days ago   |   By NPR

HuffPost reporter Molly Redden explains how a program trying to reduce school absences produced unintended consequences-both for California families and Harris herself. (Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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The Story Behind Kamala Harris's Truancy Program

The Story Behind Kamala Harris's Truancy Program

13 days ago   |   By NPR

HuffPost reporter Molly Redden explains how a program trying to reduce school absences produced unintended consequences-both for California families and Harris herself. (Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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U.S. surpasses 9M Covid cases

U.S. surpasses 9M Covid cases

The U.S. coronavirus case count passed 9 million on Friday with the disease surging across the northern tier of the country and public health officials urging tough new steps... Read more ...

Poll: Biden leads Trump in North Carolina

Poll: Biden leads Trump in North Carolina

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a single-digit lead in North Carolina, according to a new poll, earning the support of more than half of likely voters surveyed in... Read more ...

White House aide says Trump's vaccine-by-Election Day promise was 'arbitrary'

White House aide says Trump's vaccine-by-Election Day promise was 'arbitrary'

A top White House adviser on Friday called President Donald Trump's longshot pledge to have a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 3 “kind of an arbitrary deadline,” as Election Day... Read more ...

Federal appeals court suggests late-arriving Minnesota ballots may be tossed

Federal appeals court suggests late-arriving Minnesota ballots may be tossed

A panel of federal appellate judges ruled Thursday that ballots that arrive after polls close in Minnesota on Election Day must be segregated from ballots that arrive earlier... Read more ...

Trump's USGS Chief Violated Whistleblower Protection Law, Inspector General Says

Trump's USGS Chief Violated Whistleblower Protection Law, Inspector General Says

James Reilly, the director of the U.S. Geological Survey, reassigned an agency employee after learning that the staffer had filed a complaint against him. Read more ...

Poll: Biden leads by 5 in Florida

Poll: Biden leads by 5 in Florida

Former Vice President Joe Biden is holding onto a 4- to 6-point lead over President Donald Trump in Florida - a must-win state for the president - with less than a week to go... Read more ...

Joe Biden Pledges To Pass Equality Act In First 100 Days

Joe Biden Pledges To Pass Equality Act In First 100 Days

The Democratic candidate says he'll prioritize the landmark LGBTQ rights legislation should he win the presidency. Read more ...

FBI Warns Of 'Imminent Cybercrime Threat' To U.S. Hospitals

FBI Warns Of 'Imminent Cybercrime Threat' To U.S. Hospitals

Hackers are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts as COVID-19 cases surge nationwide, the agency said. Read more ...

Poll: Biden notches narrow lead in Florida

Poll: Biden notches narrow lead in Florida

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by single digits in Florida, according to a new poll, earning the support of more than half of likely... Read more ...

Supreme Court Allows North Carolina To Receive Absentee Ballots After...

Supreme Court Allows North Carolina To Receive Absentee Ballots After Election Day

The court rejected a GOP effort to block the state from receiving and counting ballots up to 9 days after the election. Read more ...