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FILE - In this June 19, 2020, file photo, people demonstrate in Chicago, to mark Juneteenth. A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work July 20, as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Associated Press
July 08, 2020 - 10:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work this month, as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S. Dubbed the “Strike for Black Lives,” tens of thousands of...
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Johnny Lopez
July 08, 2020 - 7:15 pm
On Wednesday, United Airlines warned it may need to furlough nearly half of its workforce by the fall. United said 36,000 employees face being laid off due to the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2019, file photo, pedestrians walk through the gates of Harvard Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, July 8, 2020, challenging the Trump administration's decision to bar international students from staying in the U.S. if they take classes entirely online this fall. Some institutions, including Harvard, have announced that all instruction will be offered remotely in the fall during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Associated Press
July 08, 2020 - 5:33 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Colleges and universities pushed back Wednesday against the Trump administration’s decision to make international students leave the country if they plan on taking classes entirely online this fall, with Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filing a lawsuit...
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Pat Loeb
July 08, 2020 - 5:28 pm
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of broad, new exemptions to birth control coverage in employer health plans, in a case brought by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
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President Donald Trump listens during a "National Dialogue on Safely Reopening America's Schools," event in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
July 08, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Determined to reopen America's schools despite coronavirus worries, President Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday to hold back federal money if school districts don't bring their students back in the fall. He complained that his own public health officials' safety guideline are impractical and too...
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The Supreme Court, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Associated Press
July 08, 2020 - 3:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is expected to rule Thursday on whether Congress and the Manhattan district attorney can see President Donald Trump's taxes and other financial records that the president has fought hard to keep private. The high-stakes dispute tests the balance of power between...
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FILE - Kanye West answers questions during a service at Lakewood Church Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Houston. West says he is no longer a Trump supporter. The rapper, who once praised President Donald Trump, tells Forbes in a story published Wednesday that he is “taking the red hat off” — a reference to Trump’s trademark red “Make America Great Again” cap. West also insisted that his weekend announcement that he’s running for President was not a stunt to drum up interest in an upcoming album. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)
Associated Press
July 08, 2020 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West says he is no longer a Trump supporter. The rapper, who once praised President Donald Trump and said the two share “dragon energy,” tells Forbes that he is “taking the red hat off” — a reference to Trump’s trademark red “Make America Great Again” cap. In a story published...
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Rebekah Sager
July 08, 2020 - 9:14 am
Mary Kay Letourneau, the infamous Washington middle school teacher convicted of raping her sixth-grade student, has died at 58. She had stage 4 cancer.
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Eldis Sula
July 08, 2020 - 6:23 am
Coronavirus relief in the form of a stimulus package passed by Congress in March saved around 12.5 million Americans from sinking below the poverty line, a new study says.
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Eldis Sula
July 07, 2020 - 2:35 pm
The impacts of the coronavirus pandemic could be felt for some time in the United States, according to an economist who has been recognized for his accurate predictions in the past.
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