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What Keeps America Divided?

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

“Let Them Eat Tweets,” by Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson, examines the ways in which the wealthy control the Republican Party.
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For 4th of July, President Trump slams his enemies within during holiday remarks

7 hours ago   |   ABC

The Fourth of July is a day meant for unity and celebration. But in his holiday remarks, President Donald Trump went after segments of the country that don't support him.
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President Trump entices masses with 'Salute for America' event as COVID-19 cases rise

9 hours ago   |   ABC

President Trump's "Salute for America" tribute celebrates the Fourth of July with a military air show and a fireworks display.
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Frederick Douglass, Seen Up Close

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

Yale has acquired a renowned private collection relating to the abolitionist and orator, including rarely seen family scrapbooks that offer a window onto his complicated...
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TSN sportscaster Dan O'Toole's baby was not abducted: police source

TSN sportscaster Dan O'Toole's baby was not abducted: police source

10 hours ago   |   New York Post

A Canadian sports personality's social media post Thursday indicating his 1-month-old baby had been “taken” from him was inaccurate as no abduction had taken place, Durham...
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Edmonton Eskimos keeping team name

10 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Washington's NFL franchise is under intense pressure to change its name. A Canadian Football League team announced it is keeping its name. The Edmonton Eskimos will remain the...
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Opinion: Addressing “Crazy” Fears of Trump's America may be Key to Creating a Civil Rights Culture

10 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

I always find it worthwhile to try to understand those with whom I most disagree and to decipher the experiences and psychologies animating their belief systems. It helps me...
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At Mt. Rushmore, Trump Updates ‘American Carnage' Message for the Election

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

His ominous remarks were a concession to his political standing: trailing in the polls, lacking a booming economy or a positive message to campaign on, and leaning on culture...
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Trump Says He Will Create a Statuary Park Honoring ‘American Heroes'

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

The executive order includes John Adams, Harriet Tubman and Martin Luther King Jr. among those who would be honored. So would Billy Graham, Antonin Scalia and Ronald Reagan.
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Democrats taking Wile E. Coyote approach to getting rid of Trump

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Democrats are starting to feel good about Nov. 3. I can't blame them. After all, Joe Biden is significantly ahead of President Trump in all of the major polls. Plus, at Biden's...
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Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Musician Neil Young is upset again with President Donald Trump for playing his music on Friday during the White House's Mount Rushmore event celebrating Independence Day. “This... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

Las Vegas sportsbook suffers one of biggest losses ever

Las Vegas sportsbook suffers one of biggest losses ever

LAS VEGAS - The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets... Read more ...

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under... Read more ...

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide... Read more ...

Kanye West announces he's running for president

Kanye West announces he's running for president

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” the Chicago rapper... Read more ...

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live batting practice Saturday, a frightening... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...