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Politics

More than 100 companies sign letter opposing U.S. state...

(Reuters) -More than 100 U.S. companies including Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Ford Motor Co and Starbucks Corp have declared their...

US News

Democrats to introduce legislation to expand Supreme Court...

(USA Today) - Democrats will introduce a bill to expand the Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices, Rep. Mondaire Jones said Wednesday...

World

Vice President Kamala Harris to visit Mexico, Guatemala...

(Aljazeera) - Guatemalan leader says his government expects to reach agreements over migration with the US vice president.

Sports

MLB, NBA, and NHL Games Are Canceled in the Twin Cities

(The Nation) - Following the police killing of Daunte Wright just outside of Minneapolis, three major league games have been called...

US News

More Than Two-Thirds of Students Want Police Out of Schools

(Truth Out) - A new survey of more than 600 middle and high school students across four states finds that 41 percent feel “very unsafe”...

US News

NAACP, others express outrage at pepper-spraying of Black...

(USA Today) - Virginia's governor, attorney general, a congressman and the NAACP expressed outrage at the actions of Windsor police...

US News

More Colleges Say They'll Require Students To Have COVID-19...

(NPR) - Duke University in North Carolina has announced that it will require students to have a COVID-19 vaccine when they return...

U.S.

Video Shows Black Man Arrested Ahead of 'White Lives Matter'...

(Newsweek) - A bystander captured footage of police arresting a Black counter-protester in Huntington Beach, California, on Sunday...

Politics

McConnell says companies should stay out of politics —...

(WaPo) - After the Supreme Court ruled in 2010 that companies could finance election spending, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell...

Health

Study: A third of COVID patients later had psychiatric...

(Axios) - A third of patients diagnosed with the coronavirus had also experienced a psychiatric or neurological illness as of six...

US News

Biden Steps Up Federal Efforts to Combat Domestic Extremism

(NYT) - The administration has taken a series of steps to prioritize dealing with white supremacists and militias, especially after...

Culture

Facebook Told Black Applicant With PH.D., She Needed To...

(The Intercept) - “You wouldn’t like this job,” she says she was told. Facebook is only 3.9 percent Black and is facing an EEOC investigation.