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Trump pick to run Voice of America, other U.S. global media is carrying out 'purge': Democrat

3 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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Trump Says He Opposes Additional U.S. Postal Funding That Would Help Anticipated Mail-In Ballot Surge

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump declared Thursday that he opposes additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position would starve the agency of money...
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Trump Says U.S. Doing Better Job Than Other Countries on COVID, but Only 15% of Americans Agree

3 hours ago   |   Newsweek

President Donald Trump recently suggested that the U.S. is doing a better job at handling the coronavirus pandemic when compared to other countries, but only 15 percent of...
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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Reports Nearly 1,500 Daily Deaths, Reflecting Continued Toll of Summer Surge

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Fewer new jobless claims and a rising deficit could further hamper stimulus talks. New Zealand revives its “go hard, go early” approach as officials investigate a mysterious...
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Coronavirus Wisconsin: COVID-19 cases increase by 943

4 hours ago   |   ABC

As the number of novel coronavirus cases increases across the U.S. and around the world, the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Wisconsin has reached 63,206.
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Hollywood Is missing out on U.S. Latino, Latinx representation, in front and behind the camera

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

“The industry doesn't understand where U.S. Latinx filmmakers and talent fit in,” says Diana Peralta, an Afro-Latina, Dominican American writer-director.
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Man guilty in terror plot to be released from prison

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

BOSTON - A Rhode Island man sentenced to 15 years in prison for participating in a plot to behead a blogger on behalf of the Islamic State group will be released early because...
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Federal appeals court: Male-only draft is constitutional

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the constitutionality of the all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a 1981 U.S. Supreme Court decision. In...
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American considering cutting flights to many smaller cities

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

DALLAS - American Airlines is planning to drop flights to up to 30 smaller U.S. cities if a federal requirement to continue those flights expires at the end of next month, an...
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U.S. coronavirus death toll spikes again

5 hours ago   |   NBC News

Data shows “a startling surge" in children and teens diagnosed with COVID-19, while a sliver of hope emerged that the economy might be starting to mend.
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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 ...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

Discounts come as part of the company's 100th anniversary Read more ...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

The Chiefs and star tight end Travis Kelce are reportedly closing in on an extension. According to multiple reports Thursday, the five-time Pro Bowler is about to ink a... Read more ...

Illinois State Sen. Terry Link charged with federal income tax evasion

Illinois State Sen. Terry Link charged with federal income tax evasion

Longtime Illinois State Sen. Terry Link was charged with federal income tax evasion. Link was charged Thursday, according to court documents. The filing said he failed to... Read more ...

Dan Snyder facing pressure to sell from Washington minority partners

Dan Snyder facing pressure to sell from Washington minority partners

Washington fans are no longer the only ones asking Dan Snyder to leave. In the wake of the removal of the team's longtime racist nickname and widespread allegations of sexual... Read more ...