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by Top News - 3 weeks ago

Black Lives Matter goes big on policy agenda

After three months of sustained public protest, Black Lives Matter organizers are stepping from streets and plazas into the policy arena. And they’re going big.The BREATHE Act, a four-part proposal named after the phrase uttered by Black men Eric Gar...

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Sports stars' intensifying activism is a blow to Trump

President Donald Trump and the Republican Party are pitting themselves against LeBron James and Black athletes, as another police shooting of a Black man propels the country's sports stars to a new level of political activism.But unlike in 2017, when...

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The GOP’s pandemic health plan: Everything is fine

The pandemic is all but vanquished.That’s the overarching health care message that has come out of the Republican convention, a narrative so dominant that it has squeezed out all other traditional GOP health policies, with the exception of their oppo...

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NBA postponing Thursday's postseason games

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Another day of the NBA playoffs will be postponed, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press on Thursday.The three games will join the three that weren't played Wednesday, the person told the AP on cond...

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Trump set to skewer Biden in convention address

President Donald Trump will unload on Joe Biden in a blistering convention speech Thursday night, according to two people familiar with the address.Trump is expected to go after the former vice president on everything from the economy to trade. He wi...

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Laura makes landfall in Louisiana

DELCAMBRE, La. — Hurricane Laura made landfall in southwestern Louisiana as a ferocious Category 4 monster with 150 mph winds early Thursday, swamping a low-lying coast with ocean water that forecasters said could be 20 feet deep and unsurvivable.Th...

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European Union too slow to help Belarus, Lithuania says

Lithuania has a message for the European Union on Belarus: Move faster.In an interview, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius told POLITICO that the EU’s response to the crisis so far — including money for victims of repression and sanctions...