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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized with infection

By Pete Williams and Dartunorro Clark β€” July 15th 2020 at 00:37

Ginsburg is resting comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days to receive intravenous antibiotic treatment, the court said.

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Trump administration backs down on restrictions for international students

By Sahil Kapur and Julia Ainsley and Geoff Bennett β€” July 14th 2020 at 21:36

A judge announced Tuesday the administration is rescinding its directive blocking international students from staying in the United States while taking online-only classes.

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Mary Trump's book proves the scary lengths Trump will go to keep his lies secret

By Nina Burleigh β€” July 14th 2020 at 10:32

Trump’s niece becomes the first family member to openly break ranks, but only the latest critic to face threats for doing so.

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South Dakota Is Sharing Driver's License Info To Help Find Out Who's A Citizen

By Hansi Lo Wang β€” July 15th 2020 at 00:17
South Dakota has agreed to share driver

To produce citizenship data that can be used when voting districts are redrawn, the Trump administration asked states to share their records. South Dakota agreed to do so in April, NPR has learned.

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CDC urges masks for everyone as coronavirus surges

July 15th 2020 at 00:07

CDC urges masks for everyone as coronavirus surgesConfronting a drastic rise in coronavirus cases across the United States, the nation’s top public health officials urged all Americans to wear masks in order to prevent the spread of the disease. 


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President Trump Holds News Conference On Sanctions Over China's Actions In Hong Kong

By Franco OrdoΓ±ez β€” July 14th 2020 at 23:43

President Trump held a news conference Tuesday about new sanctions over China's actions in Hong Kong — but incendiary comments on race overshadowed the event.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized Again

By Nina Totenberg β€” July 14th 2020 at 23:41
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at an awards ceremony in February in Washington, D.C.

According to a press release from the court's press officer, the justice is "resting comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days to receive intravenous antibiotic treatment."

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Trump Dismisses Police Killing Outrage, Saying 'More White People' Killed Than Blacks

By Domenico Montanaro β€” July 14th 2020 at 22:57
President Trump attends an event about law enforcement on Monday at the White House. Trump has repeatedly downplayed the disproportionate impact of police violence on African Americans.

In an interview with CBS News, the president also said, "I know people who like the Confederate flag, and they're not thinking of slavery."

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Georgia murder case tests whether a Black man can stand his ground against whites

July 14th 2020 at 22:47

Georgia murder case tests whether a Black man can stand his ground against whitesWilliam Marcus Wilson believed he was standing his ground when he fired at a pickup truck he says was trying to run his car off the road as he drove home with his girlfriend one night last month.


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ICE Agrees To Rescind Policy Barring Foreign Students From Online Study In the U.S.

By Rachel Treisman β€” July 14th 2020 at 22:46
Harvard University, shown here, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued the Trump administration over a rule change that would have barred international college students from taking fully online course loads in the United States. In court on Tuesday, a judge announced that the government would rescind the directive.

A federal judge announced on Tuesday that ICE has reached an agreement with schools that sued it over the rule change. The directive will now be rescinded nationwide.

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Joe Biden Lays Out His Clean Energy Plan

By Scott Detrow β€” July 14th 2020 at 21:59

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday outlined his plans to "build a resilient and sustainable infrastructure now and deliver an equitable clean energy future."

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A Look At Betsy DeVos' Role During The Coronavirus Pandemic

By Cory Turner β€” July 14th 2020 at 21:59

Pandemic has put Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in the spotlight — she uses her power to promote private school interests but has also had to backtrack on her support of virtual schooling.

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House Democrats seek information from CIA and FBI on antifa rumors

By Leigh Ann Caldwell β€” July 14th 2020 at 21:00

Two members of the House Intelligence Committee are asking for information on who is behind false social media campaigns.

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President Trump Speaks At White House

By Alana Wise β€” July 14th 2020 at 20:54

The president addresses the media in the Rose Garden amid mounting concerns raised by the public and health officials about his administration's coronavirus response.

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Biden unveils a more aggressive and progressive climate plan

By Mike Memoli and Marianna Sotomayor β€” July 14th 2020 at 20:53

The $2 trillion plan aims to create jobs with clean energy investments across a range of sectors.

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Ivanka Trump tells workers to 'Find Something New' β€” because old jobs aren't coming back

July 14th 2020 at 20:37

Ivanka Trump tells workers to 'Find Something New' — because old jobs aren't coming backWith millions of Americans put out of work by the coronavirus pandemic, Ivanka Trump unveiled a new jobs initiative Tuesday titled “Find Something New,” which encourages laid-off workers to consider alternative career paths.


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Biden Outlines $2 Trillion Climate Plan

By Alana Wise β€” July 14th 2020 at 20:00
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden details his $2 trillion climate proposal Tuesday at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del.

The former vice president's initiative calls to chart the United States on "an irreversible path" to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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Federal stockpile is thin as Trump admin pushes for reopening amid virus surge

By Jonathan Allen and Cyrus Farivar β€” July 14th 2020 at 19:47

States, hospitals and nursing homes may not be able to rely on Washington to supply personal protective equipment for medical professionals.

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Jeff Sessions fights for his old Senate seat in Alabama runoff

By Lauren Egan β€” July 14th 2020 at 18:48

Sessions faces an uphill battle against Trump-backed Tommy Tuberville for the Republican Party nomination.

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Towns teetering on edge of local lockdown impose new emergency measures

July 14th 2020 at 18:46

Two Lancashire towns teetering on the edge of local lockdown have announced new emergency measures to tackle coronavirus outbreaks.

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