Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing to examine…
It's a move that fulfills the wish of Democrats clamoring to see a woman of color on a major party's presidential ticket for the first time in history
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 16:26
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, asks a question during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation committee hearing to examine the Federal Communications Commission on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 24, 2020.
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China announces sanctions on prominent Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, along with four other Republican lawmakers, though it doesn not target any Trump administration officials
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 16:46
Dec 7, 2019; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Wisconsin Badgers quarterback Jack Coan (17) throws a pass that is batted down by Ohio…
Despite pleas from players, coaches and President Donald Trump in recent days to play on, 40% of major college football teams have decided to punt on a fall season
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 16:36
FILE - The logo for social media giant Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square, March 29, 2018.
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Publishers with ties to political entities will no longer be displayed on the “news” tab, the tech giant says
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 16:40
FILE - Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about his plans to combat racial inequality at a campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., July 28, 2020.
The convention will be a first in American political history, conducted entirely in virtual electronic reality from around the country
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 13:15
FILE PHOTO: Trump meets Xi at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan
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Trump, who is seeking re-election in the Nov. 3 U.S. election, made challenging China a key part of his 2016 presidential campaign but touted his friendly ties with Xi during much of his first term in office as he sought to make good on his trade deal promises
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 12:19
Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best speaks at a prayer vigil for racial justice at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Sunday,…
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Cuts were supported by demonstrators who have marched in the city following death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 09:25
People take part in a march during the National Day of Resistance to schools re-opening amid the outbreak of COVID-19 in New York City, Aug. 3, 2020.
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Colleges and universities issue strict COVID rules
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 08:39
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, front left, shakes hands with Czech Republic's Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek, right, during a ceremony at the General Patton memorial in Pilsen near Prague, Czech Republic, Aug. 11, 2020.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is traveling to Czech Republic, Slovenia, Austria and Poland
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 05:36
(FILES) In this file photo US Customs officers speaks with people in a car beside a sign saying that the US border is closed at…
Reuters reported in May that US officials worried that dual US-Mexico citizens might flee to the US if the coronavirus outbreak in Mexico worsened, putting more stress on US hospitals
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 21:26
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. …
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is traveling to the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Austria and Poland
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 19:14
A tree fell across vehicles at a home in West Des Moines, Iowa, after a severe thunderstorm moved across Iowa on Monday Aug. 10…
The storm lasted several hours as it tore across eastern Nebraska, Iowa and parts of Wisconsin, had the wind speed of a major hurricane, and likely caused more widespread damage than a normal tornado
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 18:19
FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, a ride share car displays Lyft and Uber stickers on its front windshield in downtown…
Uber and Lyft were accused of violating a new state law requiring companies to classify workers as employees if they controlled how workers did their jobs, or the work was part of their normal business
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 18:04
Kemi Lawani, who owns Bonitas Extensions and Braids, reopened her salon for hair styling last week, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The salon had been closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic and George Floyd protests. (Photo courtesy of Kemi Lawani)
Return also delayed by protests in late May after the death of George Floyd in police custody
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 17:25
Baltimore City Fire Department carries a person out from the debris after an explosion in Baltimore, Maryland, Aug. 10, 2020.
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About 200 responders from three fire departments were at the scene of explosion, tweeted Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734, which described explosion and fire as 'a major 3-alarm incident'
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 16:05