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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden pulls down his mask as he makes an unannounced stop at his childhood home on North Washington Avenue in the Green Ridge section of Scranton, Pa., to visit the current homeowner, Anne Kearns, Thursday, July 9, 2020. (Christopher Dolan/The Times-Tribune via AP)
Joe Biden wins Democratic primary in Puerto RicoJoe Biden has won the Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico
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Joe Biden wins Democratic presidential primary in Puerto RicoJoe Biden wins Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico
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FILE - In this Oct. 31 1997 file photo Danny Lee waits for his arraignment hearing for murder in the Pope County Detention Center in Russellville, Ark. A federal judge in Indiana on Friday, July, 10, 2020, halted the first federal execution planned in 17 years scheduled three days from now over COVID-19 concerns. Daniel Lee had been scheduled to die by lethal injection. Lee, 47, of Yukon, Okla., was convicted of the 1996 killings of gun dealer William Mueller, his wife, Nancy, and her 8-year-old daughter, Sarah Powell. (Dan Pierce/The Courier via AP, File)
Worker aiding federal execution prep has positive virus testThe federal Bureau of Prisons said says a staff member involved in preparing for the first federal executions in nearly two decades has tested positive for coronavirus
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FILE - In this June 3, 2020 file photo, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announces he will lift an order that closed non-essential businesses during a news conference in Annapolis, Md. Hogan, who considered a primary challenge to President Donald Trump last year, announced Tuesday, July 7 he is releasing a book about national politics and his experience as governor.  (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)
Maryland governor says GOP needs 'bigger tent' after TrumpA Republican governor who's rumored to be eyeing a run for the White House in 2024 says the GOP needs to be a “bigger tent party” after President Donald Trump leaves office
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ESPN Reporter Suspended for Crude Email to SenatorStar NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski got in hot water this week for sending a profane email to a senator—but Wojnarowski is also getting his share of support among NBA players, Yahoo! Sports reports. The story broke Friday on OutKick when Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) tweeted a screenshot of...
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Schools Must Open, DeVos SaysCalling the reopening of the nation's schools "not a matter of if" but "a matter of how," Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Sunday that the students have to get back into the classroom. "Parents are expecting that this fall their kids are going to have a full-time experience with their...
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Ex-Aide: Trump's Hateful Words Derail StaffElaine Duke gives the White House response to Hurricane Maria devastating Puerto Rico as an example of her disappointment in her brief tenure running the Department of Homeland Security. She wanted President Trump to issue an emergency declaration before the hurricane hit land but was rebuffed, the New York Times...
Newser6 hours ago
One Trait Helps Define John Roberts' CourtThe Supreme Court's unusual term has come to an end, and Chief Justice John Roberts managed to anger President Trump on multiple occasions, including on DACA , gay rights , abortion , and the privacy of Trump's own financial records . So what's going on with Roberts, a 65-year-old lifelong conservative? Various analysts weigh...
Newser7 hours ago
Trump rips private Texas border wall built by his supportersPresident Donald Trump has criticized a privately built border wall in South Texas that’s showing signs of erosion months after going up, saying in a tweet that he thinks it was “only done to make me look bad,” even though it was built after a months-long campaign by his supporters
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this June 10, 2020, file photo, Olivia Chan's father helps her with a new mask she received during a graduation ceremony for her Pre-K class in front of Bradford School in Jersey City, N.J. As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Virus spread, not politics should guide schools, doctors sayAs the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force U.S. schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A bottle of hand sanitizer sits on a cart as Des Moines Public Schools custodian Tracy Harris cleans a chair in a classroom at Brubaker Elementary School, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
'Moving target': Schools deal with new plans, Trump demandsPresident Donald Trump is calling for new guidance from federal health officials to reopen the nation's schools buildings
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Robert Mueller Has a Point to Make About Roger StonePresident Trump handed Roger Stone his Get Out of Jail Free card , and the man who tried to send the former fixer to jail is weighing in on the ensuing brouhaha following Stone's commutation. Writing in the Washington Post , former special counsel Robert Mueller opines that "Stone was prosecuted and...
Newser10 hours ago
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