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The funeral of George Floyd has heard impassioned pleas for racial justice

The funeral of George Floyd, an African American whose death in police custody spawned global outrage, has heard impassioned pleas for racial justice. Speakers in the church in Houston, Texas, ...

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New analysis finds Trump’s support among white voters is slipping

If President Donald Trump is reelected in November, he will need a heavy and enthusiastic turnout among white voters — especially older white male voters in swing states and red ...

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Biden wins West Virginia and Georgia primary

Georgia , West Virginia

Former Vice President Joe Biden won the West Virginia primary Tuesday as he continues to amass delegates ahead of his formal nomination as the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee. Biden defeated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), ...

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President Trump is sinking behind presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden

Joe Biden Trump

President Trump is sinking behind presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in polls less than five months from Election Day amid a series of damaging responses to the national protests sparked by the ...

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George P. Bush says he’ll vote for Trump in 2020 election

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and the nephew of former President George W. Bush, on Tuesday made clear that he will vote ...

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The D.C. National Guard confirmed multiple members have tested positive for coronavirus

D.C. National Guard, coronavirus

The D.C. National Guard confirmed Tuesday that multiple members have tested positive for coronavirus following their deployment to respond to protests around the White House in response to the police ...

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George Floyd’s funeral will be live-streamed from Houston on Tuesday

Family and close friends will gather in Houston on Tuesday for the funeral of George Floyd, two weeks after he died at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. The private ...

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America is treating mental illness and addiction with police, not healthcare

US Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey said that “as a society, need to reimagine how to create police.” “America knows that we are treating mental illness in this ...

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Portland police chief resigns, promoting black officer: It’s the ‘right moment’

Portland

The police chief of Portland, Ore., resigned Monday, promoting a black lieutenant to serve as her replacement amid protests in the city following George Floyd’s death. “He’s the exact right person at ...

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University of Alabama to remove Confederate statues from campus

The University of Alabama announced on Monday that it has authorized the removal of three Confederate plaques from their current campus locations. In a statement, the University also said it ...

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