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US sees deadliest day with 160 deaths

There are at least 52,976 cases of the novel coronavirus in the United States and 704 people have died, according to CNN Health’s tally of US cases that are detected ...

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Trudeau ‘brownface’ controversy lays bare split in Canadian racial attitudes

Canada has had these incidents before, and the aftermath has tended to follow a pattern. Justin Trudeau’s political career, already fragile, suddenly hangs in the balance of an explosive controversy ...

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Harris to defend record as prosecutor in major S.C. address

Kamala Harris will use a Saturday night address in South Carolina to mount a forceful defense of her prosecutorial record, which has been under scrutiny since she entered the race ...

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Gas explosions in Massachusetts: thousands of residents still out of their homes

Gas explosions in Massachusetts: thousands of residents still out of their homes

A day after a series of deadly gas-related fires and explosions tore through Massachusetts neighborhoods, the governor declared a state of emergency — just as authorities said they had detected ...

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New Columbia? Washington DC sees new hope in fight for statehood

Columbia, Washington DC, hope, fight, statehood

The leading contender is New Columbia, but that has associations with Christopher Columbus some would question. Other options include Anacostia or Potomac. Or how about Douglass Commonwealth – conveniently DC ...

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College football team to boycott games over racism

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Black players from a US college football team say they will boycott games until their university’s president resigns over what they call his inability to deal with racism. More than ...

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White House sidesteps Hubbub about Obama’s future role at Columbia

White House, Sidesteps, Hubbub, Obama, Role, Columbia

A passing comment by the president of Columbia University on Monday touched off a flurry of expectations that President Obama would affiliate with the university, his alma mater, after he ...

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