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NAACP seeks rehearing in Alabama voter ID lawsuit

17 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is asking a federal appeals court for a rehearing in its lawsuit challenging Alabama's photo ID law as racially discriminatory.
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Federal report highlights key ways to prevent school attacks

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - School officials nationwide should improve mental health resources, monitor student social media accounts and improve physical security measures, according to a...
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‘Our Moment To Take Charge.' Eva Longoria on the Importance of Supporting Latino Communities Amid Coronavirus

1 hour ago   |   Time

During a TIME100 Talks discussion on Tuesday, award-winning actress and producer Eva Longoria discussed her role in new coalition Momento Latino, which aims to support the...
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The coronavirus recession has slammed American workers at every education level, but it's hit the least educated the worst

The coronavirus recession has slammed American workers at every education level, but it's hit the least educated the worst

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the US economy into chaos, with far fewer Americans working in July than in February. The recession has hit less-educated Americans...
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Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Young People's Concerts Will Be Moved To Online

2 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Orchestra on Tuesday announced that all the Young People's Concerts slated for the 2020-2021 season will be moved to an online format, allowing...
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After hours of discussion, Harford school board approves plan for all-virtual learning, plus support centers

2 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The students of Harford County Public Schools will have all-virtual classes next year, with the option of learning from home or at a Learning Support Center set up in various...
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Humble ISD's online server under cyberattack on first day of virtual learning

3 hours ago   |   ABC

The server was back up after IT officials were able to solve the problem.
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Save Back-To-School Shopping Receipts Now, Claim Tax Benefits In 2021

4 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Parents of K-12 students can claim tax benefits if they save receipts for the school supplies they bought for the school year. There are two tax benefits which...
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As U.S. Schools Reopen, Israel's Mistakes Offer Cautionary Tale

5 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Israel has gone from being a model of Covid-19 containment in March to suffering one of the world's highest per-capita rates of new infections. One explanation - especially...
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At prisons in Finland, inmates are learning AI and taking online tech courses as a bridge to life on the outside

At prisons in Finland, inmates are learning AI and taking online tech courses as a bridge to life on the outside

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

At "open prisons" in Finland, inmates come and go in vehicles, attend work and school, and can host overnight guests. And Finland is investing millions of euros in high-tech...
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Money offered for info on former ‘Tiger King' star husband

Money offered for info on former ‘Tiger King' star husband

The family of a Florida man who disappeared in 1997 and was mentioned on the hit TV series “Tiger King,” has hired a lawyer and is offering $100,000 in exchange for information... Read more ...

Feds: Indiana man burned crosses and displayed swastikas to intimidate his...

Feds: Indiana man burned crosses and displayed swastikas to intimidate his Black neighbor over tree removal

The intimidation began when the neighbor removed a tree from his own property in Lawrence, Indiana, the DOJ said. Read more ...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

An Israeli jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask at $1.5 million. Read more ...

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

If you have a lot of leftovers and you're sick of eating them as-is, try converting just about any of it into a creative workweek lunch. Read more ...

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Captain Kyle Rosenblatt says he's seen hammerheads and tiger sharks many times, but this is the first time he's ever seen a great white shark. Read more ...

New Zealand On Alert After 4 Cases Of COVID-19 Emerge From An Unknown Source

New Zealand On Alert After 4 Cases Of COVID-19 Emerge From An Unknown Source

The cases came after 102 days with no community spread. The four are members of the same family. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a 3-day period of higher restrictions... Read more ...

Airbnb reportedly readies for confidential IPO filing this month

Airbnb reportedly readies for confidential IPO filing this month

Home rental company Airbnb is reportedly planning to file confidentially for an IPO later this month. The filing would see Airbnb trading on public markets before the end of... Read more ...

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

Monday brought no new talks between Trump's team and negotiators on Capitol Hill as the president tries a go-it-alone strategy meant to circumvent the legislative standoff. Read more ...