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Baby George, born amid Beirut blast, is ‘light in the darkness'

43 minutes ago   |   National Post

BEIRUT - Stepping into the delivery room where his wife Emmanuelle was about to give birth, Edmond Khnaisser meant to capture their son's first moments on camera.
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Diversity is long overdue in the drug industry-and it's going to take more than just hiring Black candidates

51 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Companies across America have scrambled to deepen their commitments to workplace diversity and inclusion in the wake of George Floyd's murder and the ensuing national outrage...
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Support for slave descendant reparations program gains momentum but could cost up to $12 trillion

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

This summer's protests following George Floyd's death have led politicians, states, and towns to grapple with the idea of a reparations program. A federal compensation plan...
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Making a Connection Between Movement and Social Movements

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

“People protest in many different ways,” a young activist in the Bay Area says. For her and others in her performance group, one way is dance.
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Glenn Kelman talks criticisms against Redfin, real estate's diversity dilemma

1 hour ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The shocking death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police in May prompted real estate executives around the country to speak out against racism and encourage...
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40 Confederate symbols have been removed since the death of George Floyd, SPLC says

40 Confederate symbols have been removed since the death of George Floyd, SPLC says

2 hours ago   |   KOAT

While some cities have passed laws to protect Confederate symbols, saying they mark history and honor heritage, other cities have made efforts to remove them.
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Minnesota Progressives Beat At Least 3 Democratic Incumbents In Legislative Races

3 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Challengers defeated at least three incumbent Democratic legislators in Minnesota's primary elections as the progressive wing of the party shows its...
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A 50-year gold vet and co-creator of its largest ETF shared 2 strategies investors should be using now amid the rise to new highs - and told us why his ‘bull-case scenario' hasn't yet come to pass

A 50-year gold vet and co-creator of its largest ETF shared 2 strategies investors should be using now amid the rise to new highs - and told us why his ‘bull-case scenario' hasn't yet come to pass

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Gold has shot up to around $2,000 in recent weeks amid investor uncertainty about an economic recovery. According to State Street's George Milling-Stanley, the price of the...
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MMA rankings report, Aug. 12: Why big UFC and Bellator wins didn't lead to movement

3 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

This past weekend saw some big wins take place between Bellator 243 and UFC on ESPN+ 32. On Friday night in Uncasville, Conn., Michael Chandler entered free agency with a bang...
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‘The final blow' - Beirut blast batters struggling hospitals

4 hours ago   |   National Post

BEIRUT - The St. George Hospital where Soha Khalaf works as a nurse lies less than a mile from Beirut port. She had no time to recover from the enormous explosion that blasted...
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Biden, Harris to make unusual campaign debut in virus era

Biden, Harris to make unusual campaign debut in virus era

Joe Biden is making his first appearance with newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday. Read more ...

Washington Football Team will play without fans this season, announcement says

Washington Football Team will play without fans this season, announcement says

Team officials said the decision was made with the health and safety of fans in mind, along with an "abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing dynamics of the COVID-19... Read more ...

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97. ViacomCBS Inc., which he lead for decades, remembered Redstone for his... Read more ...

Biden And Harris To Introduce Their Presidential Ticket In Delaware

Biden And Harris To Introduce Their Presidential Ticket In Delaware

In their first joint appearance since Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate, the pair will deliver remarks in Biden's hometown of Wilmington... Read more ...

Uber CEO threatens to halt service in California until November election

Uber CEO threatens to halt service in California until November election

OAKLAND - Uber's CEO threatened Wednesday to shut down the ride-hailing service in California until the November election in response to a judge ordering the company to... Read more ...

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden, aware of the potential pitfalls of being a 77-year-old white male standard-bearer of a party increasingly comprised of women, people of color and young voters, made... Read more ...

Big 12 moves ahead with fall sports beginning in September

Big 12 moves ahead with fall sports beginning in September

The Big 12 Conference reaffirmed its decision to press on with college football and other fall sports Wednesday, joining the Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences in... Read more ...