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Trump's a disaster for black voters, but they also need to hold Biden accountable

Trump's a disaster for black voters, but they also need to hold Biden accountable

Welcome to 2020, the year that provides yet another opportunity for America to examine and address the issue of race, and the ways in which politicians treat black voters. The recent police-involved
What Bolsonaro said as Brazil's coronavirus cases climbed

What Bolsonaro said as Brazil's coronavirus cases climbed

That Brazil saw warning signs would be a dramatic understatement.
Two Indiana billboards suggest people think twice about going to Michigan during the pandemic

Two Indiana billboards suggest people think twice about going to Michigan during the pandemic

Two billboards near the Indiana border suggest travelers may want to think twice before visiting Michigan while the state's coronavirus policies are in place.
Opinion: A surprising side effect of Covid-19

Opinion: A surprising side effect of Covid-19

The concern was that Covid-19 would overwhelm the medical care system with patients. While that has happened in some hot spots, the broader picture is just the opposite: Covid-19 has deprived the
The coronavirus' staggering toll in the US

The coronavirus' staggering toll in the US

How do you calculate the cost of an American tragedy?

Understanding the massive scale of coronavirus in the US

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He ran 100 miles in a day to raise nearly $17,000 for suicide prevention programs for veterans

He ran 100 miles in a day to raise nearly $17,000 for suicide prevention programs for veterans

Over Memorial Day weekend, Peter Makredes carried his cooler full of food and drinks to a park in Las Vegas.
George Floyd does not appear to resist arrest in new video

George Floyd does not appear to resist arrest in new video

Four Minneapolis police officers have been fired for their involvement in the death of a black man who was held down with a knee as he protested that he couldn't breathe, officials said.
Trump mocks journalist for wearing a mask

Trump mocks journalist for wearing a mask

CNN's Jim Acosta reports that President Trump is stoking a "culture war" over not wearing masks, mocking Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason for wearing one at a press briefing.
Scenes from inside Brazil's city worst hit by coronavirus

Scenes from inside Brazil's city worst hit by coronavirus

The Amazon city of Manaus has been grappling for weeks with a horror that the rest of Brazil has partially ignored at the advice of their President, Jair Bolsonaro.
Fact-checking Trump's recent claims that mail-in voting is rife with fraud

Fact-checking Trump's recent claims that mail-in voting is rife with fraud

As the coronavirus pandemic has brought much of normal life to a halt, more and more states are considering mail-in ballots. Though a majority of Americans support them as a socially distanced
Larry Kramer, trailblazing AIDS activist, dies

Larry Kramer, trailblazing AIDS activist, dies

In the early 1980s, a little understood disease called AIDS was stigmatized as society turned its head away from the hundreds of gay men it was killing. But then Larry Kramer published his essay
The realities of being a black birdwatcher

The realities of being a black birdwatcher

Dudley Edmondson has long had to deal with people calling the police on him while out in nature.
Facebook says Trump's false claims about mail-in ballots don't break its rules

Facebook says Trump's false claims about mail-in ballots don't break its rules

On Tuesday, Twitter angered the White House by flagging multiple tweets from President Donald Trump about mail-in ballots as being potentially misleading, in a first for the company.