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Coronavirus: U.S. surpasses grim record for single-day death toll

9 hours ago   |   NBC News

As the U.S. marks the third highest single-day death toll since May, the coronavirus crisis is still unfolding in states like Texas, where one out of every four people tested...
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Biden, Harris call for nationwide mask mandate amid coronavirus pandemic

9 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   3 articles

During an event with Kamala Harris, Joe Biden called for U.S. governors to issue mask-wearing mandates to curb the spread of COVID-19.
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An inside look at Moe Brown's campaign to Congress

An inside look at Moe Brown's campaign to Congress

9 hours ago   |   WYFF

For Moe Brown, this is the only style of campaigning he has ever known. The political newcomer is the Democratic nominee for U.S. House District 5 in South Carolina.
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U.S. all-male military draft ruled constitutional, overturns 2019 ruling

10 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Thursday's unanimous ruling upholds a 1981 Supreme Court decision and overturns a ruling made last year.
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The Spin: Trump doesn't want additional U.S. Postal Service funds | State senator charged with income tax evasion | Democrats call for new ethics laws

10 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   4 articles

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Marriott hotel development slows as COVID-19 hits travel, financing markets

Marriott hotel development slows as COVID-19 hits travel, financing markets

10 hours ago   |   WBALTV

A struggling economy and uncertainty among hotel owners has led to a dramatic slowdown in the expansion of Marriott International Inc.'s pipeline as the hotel giant halted much...
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One in four young adults in the US contemplated suicide during pandemic

One in four young adults in the US contemplated suicide during pandemic

10 hours ago   |   New York Post

One in four young adults in the U.S. said they considered suicide over the last month, according to new government data that paints a bleak picture of mental health issues...
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President Trump Says He Wants to Block Post Office Funding to Stop Mail Voting

11 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on mail voting on Thursday, when he seemed to say clearly what he has insinuated for months: that his opposition to funding the...
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Forecast says US hotel occupancy may not recover until 2023

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

U.S. hotel demand likely won't see a full recovery until 2023, according to a new forecast from travel data company STR and consultant Tourism Economics. The two firms said...
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Trump pick to run Voice of America, other U.S. global media is carrying out 'purge': Democrat

12 hours ago   |   NBC News

Rep. Eliot Engel accused the administration of trying to turn the U.S. Agency for Global Media, which runs the Voice of America, into a Trump mouthpiece.
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Pentagon to launch task force investigating UFO sightings

Pentagon to launch task force investigating UFO sightings

The Pentagon is forming a new task force to investigate UFOs that have been observed by U.S. military aircraft, according to two defense officials. Read more ...

Ex-cop's video captures crowd's horror during George Floyd arrest

Ex-cop's video captures crowd's horror during George Floyd arrest

Newly released body cam footage shows onlookers demanding police help the man. Read more ...

Mookie Betts ties MLB mark for three homer nights in Dodgers' win

Mookie Betts ties MLB mark for three homer nights in Dodgers' win

LOS ANGELES - Mookie Betts hit three home runs Thursday night - for the sixth time in his career. Now nobody's done it more often. Betts launched half of the season-high six... Read more ...

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

2 police officers killed in Kashmir after militants attack convoy ahead of...

2 police officers killed in Kashmir after militants attack convoy ahead of India's Independence Day

Indian security forces have launched a search operation after two police officers were killed in a terrorist attack in disputed Kashmir, as the country prepares for its annual... Read more ...

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

The announcement means that the UAE, which is home to the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, would become the first Gulf Arab state to have ties to Israel. Read more ...

Former Bruins player leads Hurricanes to victory in Game 2

Former Bruins player leads Hurricanes to victory in Game 2

Dougie Hamilton slapped in the go-ahead goal with 11:30 left in the third period and No. 2 goalie James Reimer stopped 33 shots to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory... Read more ...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In Admissions

The Justice Department said its two-year investigation found that race is "the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year." Yale categorically denies... Read more ...

Oregon State Police withdraw from Portland as DA declines to prosecute...

Oregon State Police withdraw from Portland as DA declines to prosecute rioters & looters arrested during protests

Oregon state troopers have pulled out of Portland, leaving local police to handle ongoing protests in the city soon after the county district attorney said he would not... Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...