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Cities are doing more than states, federal government to protect LGBTQ rights, Human Rights Campaign report finds Cities are doing more than states, federal government to protect LGBTQ rights, Human Rights Campaign report finds
Cities are taking charge across the U.S. to ensure that LGBTQ protections are in place for residents, according to a report released Thursday from the Human Rights Campaign. The organization’s Municipal Equality Index, which reviewed legislation in more than 500 cities and municipalities representing 94 million people in its ninth iteration, found that cities have only improved on serving LGBTQ...
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Online school? In-person? How parents are making their own fall 2020 decisions as COVID-19 squabbles continue Online school? In-person? How parents are making their own fall 2020 decisions as COVID-19 squabbles continue
As officials play political football with K-12 school re-openings, parents such as Johanne Davis are formulating their own game plans for the fall. “To exercise an abundance of caution, I’d like to keep my kids home with me where they’ll study online,” says Davis, a mother of three from Indian Land, South Carolina, one of countless states where COVID-19 cases have spiked in recent weeks. “He...
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Mining from the Amazon to Arizona Mining from the Amazon to Arizona
Welcome to Climate Point, your weekly guide to climate, energy and environment news from around the Golden State and the country. In Palm Springs, Calif., I’m Mark Olalde. There's really only one place a conversation on the environment can begin this week: pipelines. There are numerous fights over the future of the pipelines that carry fossil fuels across the country, but three in particular ca...
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Young Black voters say they aren't enthusiastic about a Joe Biden presidency Young Black voters say they aren't enthusiastic about a Joe Biden presidency
WASHINGTON – Perry Green doesn’t believe that Joe Biden is listening to what young, Black Americans want right now. Across the country, young people are protesting systemic racism and calling on political leaders to reallocate funding from local police to other community resources. Green, who is Black, criticized Biden for not supporting the “Defund the Police” movement that many activists supp...
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Young Black voters say they aren't enthusiastic about a Joe Biden presidency Young Black voters say they aren't enthusiastic about a Joe Biden presidency
WASHINGTON – Perry Green doesn’t believe that Joe Biden is listening to what young, Black Americans want right now. Across the country, young people are protesting systemic racism and calling on political leaders to reallocate funding from local police to other community resources. Green, who is Black, criticized Biden for not supporting the “Defund the Police” movement that many activists supp...
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At least 21 states pause reopening or take new steps to limit the spread of COVID-19 At least 21 states pause reopening or take new steps to limit the spread of COVID-19
Days after the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expressed concern about “significant increases” in coronavirus cases, the United States surpassed 50,000 daily cases twice this week. That milestone was reached as governors and other state leaders grapple with plans to reopen their economies, especially with the Fourth of July weekend lingering. Some are postponing further ...
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At least 18 members of Texas family test positive for COVID-19 after surprise birthday party At least 18 members of Texas family test positive for COVID-19 after surprise birthday party
AUSTIN, Texas – Eighteen members of a north Texas family have tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a surprise birthday party in late May. Only one member of the family unknowingly had the virus at the time of the party, WFAA-TV reports. “We knew this was going to happen," Ron Barbosa told WFAA. 'I mean, this whole time this has been going on we’ve been terrified." Barbosa, who is ...
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Coronavirus updates: US reports 35K daily cases; New York City Marathon canceled; Fauci warns of 'disturbing surge' Coronavirus updates: US reports 35K daily cases; New York City Marathon canceled; Fauci warns of 'disturbing surge'
As coronavirus cases continue to rise in most states, the governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced a joint travel advisory Tuesday requiring all individuals traveling from states with significant community spread to quarantine for 14 days. The advisory goes into effect at midnight Tuesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference. Those violating the mandatory qu...
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A California teen started an anti-racism book club with an Instagram post. She expected 15 people. Hundreds signed up. A California teen started an anti-racism book club with an Instagram post. She expected 15 people. Hundreds signed up.
Sasha Ronaghi never expected her idea for an anti-racism media club to go viral. In fact, she "thought 15 people would respond" to her Instagram story announcing the project. "I literally downloaded Instagram that day to post this Instagram story," the 17-year-old told USA TODAY. But less than five days after the California teen posted her solicitation of participants on May 31, 350 peopl...
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DC protesters topple Confederate statue; coronavirus surges not linked to protests; Trump rallies in Tulsa after Juneteenth DC protesters topple Confederate statue; coronavirus surges not linked to protests; Trump rallies in Tulsa after Juneteenth
President Donald Trump's Saturday rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has become the latest flash point in the country's ongoing reckoning with systemic racism after widespread criticism of the timing and location of the event. Trump had initially planned a campaign rally in Tulsa on Friday but later rescheduled to Saturday after learning about the significance of Juneteenth. The city is also where a whi...
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