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Kohl's, Bed Bath & Beyond, and other companies' decision to end partnerships with MyPillow spell 'pain' for the controversial pillow brand

Companies' decisions to cut ties with MyPillow are shaping up to be a significant blow to the controversial pillow company.

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Biden inauguration leaves QAnon believers in disarray

Followers of the baseless conspiracy theory are split over failed inauguration day predictions.

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Militant Christian Nationalists Remain A Potent Force, Even After The Capitol Riot

The conviction of some Christians that God has a particular plan for America gave extra potency to efforts in support of Trump's attempts to overturn his election defeat.

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Employers are taking a hard line against workers who support pro-Trump mob attack on U.S. Capitol

Many businesses want to distance themselves from the riot — which can mean firing workers who supported Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric even if they did not directly participate in the failed insurrection.

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New York State Bar Association Considers Expelling Rudy Giuliani

The bar association said it received "hundreds of complaints in recent months" about Giuliani, ultimately deciding Monday to launch a "historic" inquiry into the president's attorney.

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People at the US Capitol riot are being identified and losing their jobs - CNN

At least three men have lost their jobs as a result of their involvement in the unrest at the US Capitol Wednesday.

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First Inventory of Damage to U.S. Capitol Building Released

The damage was largely limited to broken glass, busted doors and graffiti, the report said.

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Amazon is removing Parler from its web hosting service, meaning the platform will go offline Sunday if it can't find another host

Amazon's decision came amid calls for the company to stop providing services to Parler, after people used the site to plan the deadly Capitol riots.

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Californians shouldn't travel more than 120 miles from home, state says

Under updated guidance from the California Department of Public Health, travelers from other states or countries are also "strongly discouraged" from coming to California.

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Where Was Security When A Pro-Trump Mob Stormed The Capitol?

Armed with pro-Trump banners, the rioters far outnumbered and swiftly overwhelmed the Capitol Police as they charged up the steps, smashed windows, broke into the Senate chamber and occupied offices.

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Trump loyalists push evidence-free claims that antifa activists fueled mob

The claims are typical of many that arise during major news events and particularly violent acts; fringe communities often label them "false flag" attacks.

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Pro-Trump protesters storm the US Capitol building - in pictures

US lawmakers and staff are seen wearing protective gas masks as police draw guns on protesters.

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U.S. Capitol In Chaos As Trump Supporters Breach Building

The Capitol was engulfed in chaos, as supporters of President Trump, responding to his call to head there, breached the complex, resulting in violence in the seat of America's federal government.

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D.C. Police make several arrests ahead of major pro-Trump election protest

Protesters remained out in the street well into the night, with videos on social media showing some clashing with police.

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Former SEAL Team 6 member to plead guilty in Green Beret's death

Member of SEAL Team 6 to plead guilty in 2017 death of Army Green Beret.

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Fighting back against internet lies

Scott Pelley reports on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996, which protects internet platforms from liability for what users post on their sites, Sunday on 60 Minutes.

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Jonathan Pollard, Spy for Israel, Gets Hero’s Welcome From Netanyahu: ‘You’re Home’

Mr. Pollard, who gave a range of classified documents to Israel starting in 1984, recently completed his parole. His case was a longstanding irritant to American-Israeli ties.

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Louisville Police To Fire Two More Officers Involved In Death Of Breonna Taylor

One officer wasn't at the raid but applied for the search warrant with misleading information. The move comes months after the department fired another detective.

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Columbus, Ohio, Officer Who Shot And Killed Andre Hill Is Fired

"This is what accountability looks like," Police Chief Tom Quinlan said Monday. "Mr. [Adam] Coy will now have to answer to the state investigators for the death of Andre Hill."

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'Toxic Individualism': Pandemic Politics Driving Health Care Workers From Small Towns

A wave of departing medical professionals in rural areas threatens to leave gaping holes in these health care systems and local economies, triggering a death spiral that may be hard to stop.

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US Surpasses 19 Million COVID-19 Cases Amid Fears Of Holiday Surge | Sunday TODAY

The United States has surpassed 19 million cases of the coronavirus, adding more than a million infections in less than a week. This comes amid fears of anot...

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Stay-At-Home Order Update San Diego County

Grim coronavirus numbers in San Diego County match equally bad, if not worse, numbers across the state. NBC 7’s Alexis Rivas takes a look at where we stand now and how we can get out.

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'It's So Much Worse Than Before.' Dread And Despair Haunt Nurses Inside LA's ICUs

As hospitals struggle with the patient surge in Los Angeles County, their ICU nurses are overwhelmed by the physical demands and emotional toll of caring for the most seriously ill COVID-19 patients.

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California Health System Buckling Under COVID-19 Pandemic

California’s health care system is buckling under the strain of the nation’s largest coronavirus outbreak and authorities say it may fracture in weeks if people ignore holiday social distancing.

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Metro teen jailed for breaking COVID-19 quarantine in Cayman Islands is ‘scared to death,’ mom says

The mother of a metro Atlanta teen arrested and sentenced to prison for violating the Cayman Islands quarantine rules said her daughter is scared to death in prison.

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Column: A cancer patient needed critical care. Because of the COVID-19 surge, she died without it

Kim Folsom was a former nurse with a radiant smile and matronly toughness. When she needed to be transferred to a larger hospital, none had space because of the COVID-19 surge.

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California Hospitals Discuss Rationing Care As Virus Surges

California’s overwhelmed hospitals are setting up makeshift extra beds for coronavirus patients, and a handful of facilities in hard-hit Los Angeles County are drawing up emergency plans in case they have to limit how many people receive life-saving car

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Why Native Americans are celebrating Rep. Haaland’s nomination

President-elect Joe Biden is nominating Representative Deb Haaland to lead the Department of Interior. If confirmed, she would become the first Native American to lead the agency, which is responsible for public lands, including land taken from Indigenous

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'Disturbing' Hitler Video Circulated Among San Diego Police Prompts Investigation

An internal investigation was underway Friday into the creation and circulation among San Diego Police Department employees of a video featuring images of Adolf Hitler and a commentary that "negatively portrays the community and department leadership" and

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A Rural School Under Pressure To Stay Open: 'People Are Just ... Rough And Tough'

Despite alarming rises in COVID-19 cases and deaths in rural America, some schools are under pressure to stay open for in-person learning while resisting requiring masks and other measures.

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Woman whose home Chicago police wrongfully raided says she feared for her life, relates to Breonna Taylor

A woman whose home was wrongfully raided by Chicago police last year said she feared for her life during the incident.

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Vaccinated Teachers Won’t Mean Automatic School Reopenings In San Diego County

Teachers are currently expected to be vaccinated behind frontline healthcare workers and nursing home residents.

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Atlantic City to auction off demolition of former Trump casino

Atlantic City hopes to raise a million dollars from someone keen to send off the hotel with a bang.

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Cop Resigns After Carving Swastika Into Fellow Officer's Vehicle

Officer Timothy Tufts had joined the police department of Marblehead, Massachusetts, four years ago.

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Extra body bags, refrigeration trucks: Valley agencies are preparing for the rising COVID-19 death toll

Central Valley agencies are preparing for an influx of COVID-19 deaths as California activates the Mass Fatality Program.

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Ex-Houston Police Officer Charged In Attack Over Bogus Election Fraud Plot

Former police captain Mark Anthony Aguirre was paid $266,400 by the right-wing Liberty Center for God and Country to investigate an alleged ballot fraud scheme in Harris County, Texas.

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Fauci Predicts U.S. Could See Signs Of Herd Immunity By Late March Or Early April

Dr. Fauci said once the vaccine becomes widely available, if by "April, May, June, July, we get as many people vaccinated as possible, we could really turn this thing around" by the end of 2021.

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What We Know About Russia's Latest Alleged Hack Of The U.S. Government

The list of affected agencies is growing by the day. The full extent of the damage is still not clear, and U.S. authorities have provided few details.

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Electoral College Affirms Biden Victory As Trump Continues Baseless Challenges

Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden hope the milestone will end President Trump's false allegations of widespread fraud and unsuccessful attempts to overturn the results — but that is unlikely.

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Idaho Anne Frank Memorial Defaced With Nazi Propaganda

Nine stickers with swastikas were placed on the memorial in downtown Boise sometime between Monday evening and Tuesday morning. One of the stickers read, "We are everywhere."

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Column: The Kyle Rittenhouse case is about vigilante justice. Let’s hope it doesn’t prevail.

It's the job of police, not self-appointed civilian overseers, to restore peace, Dahleen Glanton writes.

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Immigration officials restore DACA and start accepting first-time applications following court order

The unlikely survival of DACA represents yet another defeat for the Trump administration's efforts to dismantle President Obama's signature policies.

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Bar owner drove into officer while fleeing arrest for flouting shutdown orders, sheriff says

Danny Presti drove his turquoise Jeep about 100 yards with a sergeant on the hood, leaving the officer with fractured shinbones, authorities allege. Presti's bar has brazenly flouted coronavirus restrictions.

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Giuliani has tested positive for coronavirus, Trump says

Rudy Giuliani, who has led President Trump's legal challenges to try and overturn the election, has tested positive for coronavirus, the president said Sunday.

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Nearly 85% Of California Residents To Be Under Stay-At-Home Orders Through Christmas

State officials announced on Saturday that they will bring back sweeping new restrictions as coronavirus cases continue to climb and ICU capacity dwindles.

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Judge orders restoration of DACA, opening immigration program to new applicants for first time since 2017

About 300,000 undocumented immigrant teens and young adults who qualify for DACA on paper could apply for the Obama-era protections from deportation following the court order.

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Public Health Workers In Kansas Walk Away Over Pressure From Pandemic Politics

Across the country, they are quitting and the exodus is particularly pronounced in rural Kansas where opposition to mask mandates and other public health edicts remains strong.

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House passes historic bill to decriminalize cannabis

The proposal would end a federal ban on marijuana and create a pathway to expunge related criminal records.

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Gov. Newsom: Most Of California Likely Under New Stay-At-Home Order Within Days

Newsom announced new stay-at-home rules on Thursday that will trigger when a region’s intensive care unit capacity falls below 15%. Newsom said four of the state’s five regions are likely to meet that threshold within a day or two.

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Biden Asks Fauci To Join His Team, Will Urge 100 Days Of Mask-Wearing

The president-elect also told CNN on Thursday he would ask Americans to wear masks for the first 100 days of his administration.

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More Americans Pay Rent On Credit Cards As Lawmakers Fail To Pass Relief Bill

Many Americans who've lost income in the pandemic are falling deeper into debt — forced to pay bills or even their rent on credit cards. It's a sign of trouble ahead for the economy.

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Navy will scrap fire-ravaged Bonhomme Richard

Officials said it will cost too much to resurrect the amphib, which burned for more than four days this summer.

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Meet The Press Broadcast (Full) - November 29th, 2020 | Meet The Press | NBC News

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks to Chuck Todd about the ongoing Covid-19 spike. In an exclusive int...

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Fighting demons, healing hatred, restoring hope: How to defeat extremism in the US military

The military needs a program as part of the mandatory demobilization process to promote the deradicalization of service members, says the author of this commentary.

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Government Model Suggests U.S. COVID-19 Cases Could Be Approaching 100 Million

Government scientists estimate that the true number of coronavirus infections is eight times the reported number of 12.5 million, meaning "most of the country remains at risk," the team reports.

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Most Number of People In Need of Food This Thanksgiving Since Great Depression, Data Shows

Roughly 1 in 6 adults and 1 in 4 children in the U.S. are struggling to meet their basic food needs this holiday season.

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Potential COVID-19 surge after Thanksgiving could cause 'humanitarian crisis'

As Americans prepare for what will likely be an unconventional Thanksgiving, health officials are pleading with the public to heed public health guidelines.

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Are More Lockdowns Inevitable, Or Can Other Measures Stop The Surge?

The U.S. added more than 1 million cases in the past week. More than 85,000 people are hospitalized. Some states may have no choice but to lock down again. Others are trying a "surgical approach."

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Public Officials Campaign To Keep People Home For Thanksgiving

As COVID-19 cases continue to soar across the country, officials are pleading with the public to rethink large holiday gatherings to mitigate the spread.

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Former Navy analyst convicted of spying is expected in Israel soon, says Netanyahu

Jonathan Pollard, a civilian intelligence analyst for the U.S. Navy, sold military secrets to Israel while working at the Pentagon in the 1980s.

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COVID-19 Denial Still Rampant In Some Coronavirus Hot Spots

Efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus are being hampered because many people don't believe it's real. "It's absolute garbage," said Craig Mann of Flathead County in northwest Montana.

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New Orleans Mayor Cancels Mardi Gras Parades In 2021

"With COVID-19 cases increasing around the country, we will have to modify how to observe [Carnival] season," the mayor said. She's asking for alternative ideas from the public.

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'The Rise Of The New South': Black Women Organizers Turn Georgia Bluish

LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter, talks about her work getting out the vote in Georgia.

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Biden's First 100 Days: Here's What To Expect

Joe Biden has made dozens of campaign promises. A significant amount of his agenda centers on reversing or updating positions taken by the Trump administration.

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US election: Trump says Biden won but again refuses to concede

The president says for the first time his rival won the US election, but backtracks almost immediately.

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States Issue New Covid-19 Restrictions As Virus Surges | NBC Nightly News

Whether urging residents to stay home or rolling back reopenings, officials across the country are imposing more restrictions. North Dakota’s governor issued...

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Doug Emhoff: The first 'second dude' in the White House

By way of Kamala Harris's historic candidacy her husband will also be breaking barriers.

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U.S. Adds 184,000 Coronavirus Cases In 1 Day, With No End In Sight

The country set another record for daily infections. America is the world leader in COVID-19 fatalities. President-elect Joe Biden expressed alarm and urged the Trump administration to take action.

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Trump Supporters Descend On Washington For Events Contesting Biden's Victory

Right-wing activists and protesters designated as hate groups echo the president's false claims of a stolen election. He even made an appearance with a drive-by in his motorcade.

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With DeVos out, Biden plans series of reversals on education

The first task will be addressing schools’ needs in the pandemic.

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How The Navajo Nation Helped Flip Arizona For Democrats

Support from Navajo voters may have been what pushed the Grand Canyon State to support its first Democratic presidential candidate since Bill Clinton in 1996.

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Covid in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

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A global black market for negative COVID-19 test results has emerged, with fakes starting around $200

As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, people around the world are turning to the black market for negative tests that enable them to travel.

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Veterans And Gold Star Families Granted Lifetime Passes To National Parks

Former service members and families of those killed on active duty will have "free access to the iconic and treasured lands they fought to protect."

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TikTok users troll Trump's voter fraud hotline in viral videos

Social media pranksters are calling into Trump's campaign team to taunt operators with false fraud accounts

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Extremism Experts Warn Of Dangers In Baseless Claims Of 'Stolen' Election

Activists pushing baseless claims about a "stolen" election mobilized in several cities in response to President-elect Joe Biden's victory.

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In photos: Americans react to Biden's victory

It took several days of vote counting, but we finally have a projected winner in the 2020 presidential race. And across the United States, Joe Biden supporters poured into the streets to celebrate his win.

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LIVE: Americans Celebrate as Joe Biden Defeats Donald Trump to Win 2020 Election

(Nov. 7) Joe Biden campaigned on the premise that his calm competency could lead the country out of the tumultuous years of Donald Trump. In the end, it was ...

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Biden Wins Presidency, According To AP, Edging Trump In Turbulent Race

With Pennsylvania in Joe Biden's column, the former vice president gains the 270 electoral votes needed to be elected.

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Biden is projected winner in Michigan as tense nation watches final tally

Biden's Electoral College lead grew Wednesday afternoon as he flipped Wisconsin and Michigan, two states that went for Trump in 2016.

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Vienna terrorist attack: at least two dead after shooting near synagogue in Austria – live updates

Austrian police say one civilian and one suspect are dead after shootings across six locations in the centre of Vienna

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Teen told police "I shot two white kids" after allegedly killing two Kenosha protesters

Kyle Rittenhouse cried and vomited as he described what happened on August 25, police records show.

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'Guns, Protests And Elections Do Not Mix': Conflict Experts See Rising Warning Signs

If no clear winner emerges on election night, experts in global conflict warn conditions are ripe for potential violence in the U.S.

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Hundreds of Trump supporters stuck on freezing cold Omaha airfield after rally, 7 taken to hospitals

Overall, 30 people were "contacted" for medical reasons, the Omaha Police Department said in a statement.

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Why Diversity Training Has Been Suspended At USAID

The suspension followed an executive order from the Trump administration that called such workplace programs "divisive," "anti-American," racist against white people and sexist against men.

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'Boogaloo Bois' member charged in connection to shooting at MN police station

Prosecutors say Ivan Harrison Hunter, 26, fired 13 rounds from an AK-47 during Minneapolis protests in late May.

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Covid-19 Is Surging at Weddings, Dinner Parties and Big Group Events

The desire of Americans to gather at events, including performances, weddings and parties, helps explain the steep rise in new cases.

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Santee customer berates Starbucks barista when asked to wear a mask

The incident took place Saturday at the Starbucks located on North Magnolia Avenue in Santee.

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Fauci admits administration has restricted his media appearances, says he's not surprised Trump got COVID

In a wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci expresses his frustration with a Trump campaign ad; explains why, early in the pandemic, masks were largely recommended for health care workers; and says whether he plans to vote in person.

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Michigan Bans Open Carry Of Guns At Polling Locations On Election Day

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson issued the directive Friday. It said the presence of guns "may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others."

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The End Of Oil? Battle Lines Drawn As Industry Grapples With Energy's Future

The pandemic is adding renewed urgency to a critical debate: Just how quickly can the planet reduce its dependence on oil?

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Facebook Bans Ads Discouraging Vaccines, In Latest Misinformation Crackdown

The move is a reversal of Facebook's longstanding reluctance to block problematic content. Critics say public health misinformation has flourished on the social network.

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The Lincoln Project: Career Republicans call on Americans to vote out President Trump

A group of longtime Republican strategists who have worked with the likes of John McCain and George W. Bush have launched a scorching campaign against the president. Lesley Stahl reports.

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Q and the ABCs of spreading conspiracy theories

Followers of the online conspiracy theorist "QAnon" have propagated outlandish disinformation about secret plots by a "deep state" cabal of Satanic, cannibalistic child-traffickers; how are such ideas spread?

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Trump Has Now Moved $2.3 Million Of Campaign-Donor Money Into His Private Business

The richest president in American history still has not donated a dollar to his reelection campaign.

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    White Gun-Wielding St. Louis Couple Reportedly Indicted By Grand Jury

    "I've been told they've been charged with exhibiting a firearm and tampering with evidence," Joel Schwartz, who represents Mark and Patricia McCloskey told NPR.

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    The #ProudBoys Twitter hashtag has been taken over by gay men - CNN

    The Proud Boys hashtag, which members of the far-right group have been using, was trending Sunday after gay men on Twitter hijacked it and flooded the feed with photos of their loved ones and families and with memes.

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    News consumers in the heartland

    Ted Koppel talks with Trump voters in West Virginia about their views on the president's COVID-19 diagnosis, and explores the increasing reliance on partisan social media sources for one's news

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    What is QAnon: Far-right conspiracy movement’s growing influence

    Support for QAnon is growing online and showing up in the crowds of Trump rallies. The movement, labeled a domestic terror threat by the FBI, pushes a long list of false, outlandish and anti-Semitic conspiracy theories that experts worry will be a politic

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    Judge rules that Karen McDougal failed to prove Tucker Carlson was accusing her of an actual crime by calling her payout "extortion."

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    DHS memo told officials to make comments favorable to Kenosha shootings suspect

    In prepping DHS officials for questions about Rittenhouse, the document suggests they say he took a gun to Kenosha "to help defend small business owners."

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    For the fire-ravaged ship Bonhomme Richard, the US Navy has no good options

    The damage to Bonhomme Richard is tremendous, but the Navy doens't have any good choices

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    Fred Perry stops selling polo shirt associated with the 'Proud Boys' - CNN

    British apparel-maker Fred Perry has pulled a polo shirt from the US market after it became associated with the far-right group the Proud Boys.

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    NY Times: Trump Paid $750 In US Income Taxes in 2016, 2017

    President Donald Trump paid no federal income taxes in 10 of the past 15 years, according to a report in The New York Times. A lawyer for the Trump Organization called the report “inaccurate.”

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    The controversy over qualified immunity

    The doctrine whereby police officers are protected from civil lawsuits in certain cases has come under question – as citizens who claim their Constitutional rights had been violated by police have been mired in legal actions for years

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    Video Of Seattle Officer Rolling Bicycle Over Protester's Head Leads To Suspension

    The unnamed officer will be placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the incident that occurred during protests earlier this week.

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    California Governor Signs Order Banning Sales Of New Gasoline Cars By 2035

    Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday that amounts to the most aggressive clean-car policy in the U.S. and would end the sale of new gas vehicles in the state in 15 years.

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    In Rural Oregon, Threats And Backlash Follow Racial Justice Protests

    Online fights over racial justice have spilled onto the courthouse lawn in Prineville, Ore. Black Lives Matter protesters there stand off regularly with counterdemonstrators waving Trump flags.

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    Family Of Man Killed By National Guard In Louisville Files Wrongful Death Suit

    David "Ya Ya" McAtee was killed in June as he stood in the doorway of the barbecue stand he owned in the Kentucky city's West End.

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    Omaha Bar Owner Has Died By Suicide After He Was Charged In Shooting Of Black Man

    Jake Gardner was on the West Coast when a grand jury indicted him last week for the May killing of James Scurlock in Omaha, Neb. Gardner died "at his own hand," his lawyers said Sunday.

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    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87

    Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, died from complications from cancer. Her death will set in motion what promises to be a tumultuous political battle over who will succeed her.

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    Backup Driver Of Autonomous Uber SUV Charged With Negligent Homicide In Arizona

    Rafaela Vasquez was watching the television show The Voice when the car struck a pedestrian walking her bike across a Tempe street at night.

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    Conspiracies Add Fuel To An Already Challenging Wildfire Season : Consider This from NPR

    Wildfires in Western states aren't slowing down and conspiracy theories about who started them are only making things harder for responders. Conrad Wilson from Oregon Public Broadcasting reports on how claims of Antifa arsonists have clogged up the phone

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    'I Don't Think Science Knows': Visiting Fires, Trump Denies Climate Change

    On the other side of the country Joe Biden also addressed the fires, linking them to climate change.

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    Rochester mayor fires police chief, suspends city attorney over death of Daniel Prude

    Rochester, N.Y., Mayor Lovely Warren (D) said Monday she is firing the city's chief of police and suspending its city attorney in the aftermath of the death of Daniel Prude in police custody in March. Warren's announcement that she is firing Roche

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    QAnon Website Shuts Down After N.J. Man Identified as Operator

    A popular website for posts about the conspiracy group QAnon abruptly shut down after a fact-checking group identified the developer as a New Jersey man.

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    4 Houston Police Officers Fired Over Fatal Shooting Of Nicolas Chavez

    "You don't get to shoot somebody 21 times," Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said of the deadly encounter in April. "I cannot defend that."

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    Protesters Were Supposed To Hear Warnings Before Federal Police Moved In. They Didn't.

    In June, federal police cleared peaceful protesters from a park by the White House. Lawyers now say U.S. Park Police violated a settlement that set out rules for engaging mass demonstrations in D.C.

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    Portland, Oregon, passes toughest ban on facial recognition in US

    The ordinance outlaws the use of facial recognition not only by government agencies, but also by private businesses.

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    7th US service member has died from COVID-19

    In total, the Pentagon has reported nearly 38,500 COVID-19 cases among military personnel.

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    Congress Launches Investigation Into Fort Hood Deaths

    The probe will focus on whether the recent tragedies "may be symptomatic of underlying leadership, discipline, and morale deficiencies throughout the chain-of-command."

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    Rochester, N.Y., Police Chief La'Ron Singletary Resigns

    "The entire Rochester Police Department command staff has announced their retirement," Mayor Lovely A. Warren said Tuesday.

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    Multiple boats sink during Trump Boat Parade on Lake Travis

    A parade for President Donald Trump gets dicey when multiple boats sink on Lake Travis. According to first responders, nobody was injured. At around 2:50 p. m. the TCSO confirmed via tweet that they had responded to multiple calls made about boats being i

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    Trump Defends Kenosha Shooting Suspect

    The president on Monday painted the accused 17-year-old Kenosha shooter's actions as possible self-defense, saying, without evidence, that the teenager "probably would have been killed."

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    OPINION: Public Health Leaders Deserve More Respect

    This pandemic is like war, and federal, state and local health officers are leading the U.S. response. Yet unlike war heroes, who are lionized, they are facing unprecedented attacks and death threats.

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    Now showing: The return of the drive-in

    Since the coronavirus and social distancing shut down nearly all indoor entertainment venues this summer, outdoor projections of movies may be just the ticket

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    Sources: Sailor possibly linked to USS Bonhomme Richard ship fire under investigation

    A Navy sailor is under investigation in connection with the fire that caused extensive damage to the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego, sources told ABC 10News.

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    Kentucky Man Accused Of Breaking Canada's COVID-19 Rules Faces $569,000 Fine

    John Pennington was arrested and charged with violating Canada's Quarantine Act while visiting the town of Banff, Alberta. Police saw his Ohio plates at the parking lot for a sightseeing gondola.

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    Police in Wisconsin shoot Black man in back multiple times, sparking protests

    Jacob Blake, 29, was hospitalized in serious condition after police shot him several times in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Graphic video of the incident was shared widely online.

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    Man who believed virus was hoax loses wife to Covid-19

    A couple from Florida did not follow health guidelines after believing lies about the virus online.

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    How Russian intelligence officers interfered in the 2016 election

    Twelve Russian military officers have been indicted for breaking into the Democratic Party's computers, stealing compromising information and selectively releasing it to undermine candidates. Bill Whitaker reports on the case against them.

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    A 17-year-old Sesame Place employee was brutally attacked after asking a visitor to wear a mask, revealing a crisis for workers across America

    A 17-year-old employee was attacked by an anti-mask visitor to the theme park, as workers are tasked with enforcing mask policies.

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    Top Navy official: Sailor burnout a concern amid COVID-19 crisis

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday told NBC News the pandemic has forced ships to remain at sea for longer periods of time.

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    Small Group Burns Masks as ‘Tools of Terror’ in Protest in Mission Bay Park

    By Ken Stone / Times of San Diego / August 8, 2020 As if casting out demons, dozens of people tossed pricey KN95 face masks into a fire pit Friday in Mission Bay Park. The coverings were depicted a…

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    Oprah Winfrey Commissions 26 Billboards Demanding Arrests In Breonna Taylor's Killing

    The billboards will be placed across Louisville, Ky., where Taylor was shot and killed in her apartment by police. The signs' message urges the arrest of the officers involved.

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    Los Angeles to shut off water and power to homes hosting large parties or gatherings

    The announcement comes hours after the city introduced a motion to increase penalties for property owners who hold large house parties in violation of public health orders.

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    Former officer who shot Rayshard Brooks sues over firing

    ATLANTA (AP) — The former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks is suing the mayor and interim police chief, saying his firing violated his constitutional rights and the city code. Meanwhile, prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke hi

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    Defunding Seattle police: City council's plan starts to take shape

    After pledging to slash this year’s remaining budget of the Seattle Police Department, City Council members on Friday began the work to whittle its cuts into legislation that can be voted on. The council's police policy decisions came in the form of

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    What Lockdown 2.0 Looks Like: Harsher Rules, Deeper Confusion

    Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, is becoming a case study in handling a second wave of infections. There are lots of unanswered questions.

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    Derek Chauvin and wife face felony tax fraud charges

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    Protests Helped Save Black-Owned Business That Coronavirus Nearly Killed

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    Israel's anti-government protests deepen Netanyahu's problems | DW | 20.07.2020

    Thousands of Israelis have been taking to the streets to protest the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. Now, as Israel grapples with a second wave, Prime Minister Netanyahu is under increasing pressure.

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    'I wanted to take action': behind the 'Wall of Moms' protecting Portland's protesters

    Hundreds of mothers have attended demonstrations and stood as a human barricade between protesters and federal officers