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Business

Texas Companies Are Forcing Employees to Use Vacation Time...

(Truth Out) - Dozens of employers in Texas are forcing their employees to dig into their vacation time to account for days they didn’t...

Business

Millions of jobs probably aren’t coming back, even after...

(WaPo) - The United States needs to invest more in retraining workers, economists warn. Businesses are planning for a future where...

Health

Big Food is feeding our snack addiction.

(USA Today) - Packaged food titans use our biology to get us to not just like their products, but to want more and more. Can't eat...

Business

US economy will need support for ‘some time’, Fed’s Powell...

(Aljazeera) - Recovery for the world’s largest economy remains ‘uneven and far from complete’, the Fed’s Jerome Powell tells Congress.

U.S.

New York Grand Jury Votes Not To Indict Rochester Officers...

(NPR) - New York Attorney General Letitia James says a grand jury voted that no charges will be filed against Rochester police officers...

US News

Why some Texas residents are ending up with $5,000 electric...

(Business Insider) - Texas residents who endured days without power during last week's winter storms are facing a new obstacle: Electricity...

Politics

Republicans shout down and boo Black colleagues who speak...

(Indy Star) - Tensions flared at the Indiana Statehouse Thursday when Republican lawmakers shouted down and booed Black lawmakers...

Culture

A look inside the Green Book, which guided Black travelers...

(USA Today) - The guide's creator knew the racist dangers Black motorists faced in the 1940s through the 1960s and hoped one day his...

U.S.

The Los Angeles school board slashes its police force and...

(CNN) - Los Angeles schools are reorganizing the police agency responsible for school safety to combat systemic racism against Black...

World

Myanmar Rises Up Against the Junta

(The Nation) - As the protests continue to spread, the public is united against the military dictatorship. After five years of democratically...

Politics

Democratic lawmaker sues Trump for violating KKK Act over...

(Aljazeera) =- Representative Bennie Thompson is the first to sue Trump for conspiracy to disrupt the US Congress under the 1871 Ku...

World

Black dancer calls out racism in 'elitist' European ballet...

(NBC News) - "Our skin color should not be a criteria, only talent should matter," ballerina Chloé Lopes Gomes, A Black ballerina...