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NHL schedule for First Round of 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs

33 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

The NHL's 2020 Stanley Cup First Round begins on Tuesday, Aug. 11 in the hub cities of Edmonton and Toronto.
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Terry McLaurin expects Scott Turner to increase Washington's offensive tempo in 2020

35 minutes ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Terry McLaurin believes that Scott Turner will have the Washington Football Teams offense playing at a more up-tempo style in the 2020 season as they try to control the pace of...
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The Small, Black-Owned Record Label That Made a Big Impact in 1970s D.C

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

A new compilation of music released on Black Fire Records is a vital link between jazz and go-go, the city's official genre.
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The Real Pandemic Gap Is Between the Comfortable and the Afflicted

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

The stories from the front lines of this country's abandonment of the poor in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic are not in short supply. The Washington Post reports on the...
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The Secret History of Ronald Reagan's Letters

The Secret History of Ronald Reagan's Letters

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

Ronald Reagan began laying the groundwork for his 1980 presidential run almost immediately after his defeat in his campaign for the 1976 Republican nomination. The work...
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How the coronavirus changed U.S. political conventions, perhaps forever

1 hour ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. political convention, a presidential campaign ritual dating to the 1830s, is being reinvented on the fly after being short-circuited by the coronavirus...
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‘Boys State' directors found winners in doc cast

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

The Sundance Festival's Grand Jury Prize winner, “Boys State” profiles four high school seniors in an annual American Legion exercise in democracy. Begun in 1935, with separate...
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The boys and girls on the Zoom

The boys and girls on the Zoom

1 hour ago   |   Politico

In the mythology of political journalism, covering a presidential campaign is supposed to be a window into the soul of America. In the reality of the 2020 campaign, Alexandra...
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Trump's prime-time convention plan: A D.C. ballroom and government backdrops

Trump's prime-time convention plan: A D.C. ballroom and government backdrops

1 hour ago   |   Politico

The Republican National Convention is coming to D.C. - and to government property. The Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, a grand historic federal building located close to the Trump...
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U.S. requires Confucius Institute center to register as foreign mission

3 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Washington said on Thursday it was requiring the center that manages Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes in the United States to register as a foreign...
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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 ...

Donald and Melania Trump requested mail-in ballots for elections in Florida...

Donald and Melania Trump requested mail-in ballots for elections in Florida, despite Trump's insistence the system is rigged

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump requested mail-in ballots for Tuesday's primary election in Florida, according to CNN and USA Today . But Trump has railed... Read more ...

Apple and Google just got sued by the maker of the hugely popular video game...

Apple and Google just got sued by the maker of the hugely popular video game 'Fortnite' over their app store policies. Here's what you need to know about the major antitrust battle it reignited

Epic Games sued Apple and Google on Thursday for booting its popular video game "Fortnite" from their app stores, accusing the companies of engaging in monopolistic... 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 ...

Trump assails, misrepresents Biden on mask mandate in partisan White House...

Trump assails, misrepresents Biden on mask mandate in partisan White House briefing

President Donald Trump on Thursday launched a partisan attack on Joe Biden at a White House press briefing, inaccurately suggesting the presumptive Democratic nominee wanted a... 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 ...

Poll: Biden Expands Lead, A Third Of Country Says It Won't Get Vaccinated

Poll: Biden Expands Lead, A Third Of Country Says It Won't Get Vaccinated

The Democratic nominee for president now leads President Trump by 11 points. And more people are worried about the coronavirus, but 35% still say they won't get vaccinated when... Read more ...