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FILE - In this June 4, 2020, file photo, a customer walks out of a U.S. Post Office branch and under a banner advertising a job opening, in Seattle. The U.S. government will issue its latest snapshot Thursday, June 18, of the layoffs that have left millions unemployed but have slowed as businesses have increasingly reopened and rehired some of their laid-off workers. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Associated Press
June 18, 2020 - 10:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens and employers bring some people back to work. The latest figure released Thursday marked the 11th straight weekly decline in...
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Jean Kennedy Smith
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Associated Press
June 18, 2020 - 8:55 am
Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving sibling of President John F. Kennedy and a former ambassador to Ireland, died Wednesday, her daughter confirmed to The New York Times. She was 92.
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FILE - In this March 22, 2020, file photo Vice President Mike Pence speaks alongside President Donald Trump during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington. Pence says the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic is “a cause for celebration,” but a new poll finds more than half of Americans calling it fair or poor. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Associated Press
June 18, 2020 - 1:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic is “a cause for celebration,” but a new poll finds more than half of Americans calling it fair or poor. The Gallup and West Health survey out Thursday found that 57% of U.S. adults rated the national...
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 17, 2020 - 4:58 pm
Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced Wednesday that the two Atlanta officers who responded to the incident that led to the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks would be charged.
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2020, file photo, former national security adviser John Bolton takes part in a discussion on global leadership at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. An attorney for Bolton said Wednesday, June 10, that President Donald Trump is trying to put on ice publication of the former top administration official’s forthcoming memoir after White House lawyers again this week raised concerns that the book contains classified material that presents a national security threat. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
AP News
June 16, 2020 - 10:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration sued former national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday to delay the publication of a book that the White House says contains classified information and that is expected to paint an unfavorable portrait of the president's foreign policy decision-...
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RADIO.COM Staff
June 16, 2020 - 4:52 pm
According to reports, a 14-year-old Ohio girl and her 12-year-old sister were crushed to death while relaxing in a backyard hammock. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser speaks at a news conference on District of Columbia statehood on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 16, 2020, in Washington. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md. will hold a vote on D.C. statehood on July 26. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Associated Press
June 16, 2020 - 3:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House have slated a vote next week to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, an issue that they say has become far more important in the aftermath of protests for racial justice in both Washington and across the nation. Next Friday’s vote, if...
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 16, 2020 - 12:45 pm
President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on police reform in the wake of the death of George Floyd on Tuesday, June 16.
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FILE - In this May 10, 2020, file photo, a merchant prepares a floral arrangement on Mother's Day at the Los Angeles Flower Market in Los Angeles. Americans are more unhappy today than they’ve been in nearly 50 years. That's according to the COVID Response Tracking Study, conducted in late May by NORC at the University of Chicago. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Associated Press
June 16, 2020 - 10:25 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Spoiler alert: 2020 has been rough on the American psyche. Folks in the U.S. are more unhappy today than they've been in nearly 50 years. This bold — yet unsurprising — conclusion comes from the COVID Response Tracking Study, conducted by NORC at the University of...
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Eldis Sula
June 16, 2020 - 10:16 am
Over 42,000 workers remain trapped at sea without paychecks, some still suffering from COVID-19, reports Miami Herald. The statistic comes three months after coronavirus led to an industry-wide shutdown of cruise lines and suspension of sailings.
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