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Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

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President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed...Read more

41 million have lost jobs since virus hit, but layoffs slow

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Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that companies are still slashing jobs in the face of a deep recession even as...Read more

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters...Read more

Mail-in voting could turn Election Day into Election Week

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State election officials in some key battleground states have recently warned that it may take days to count what they expect will be a surge of ballots sent by mail out...Read more


Apple Music to launch its 1st radio show in Africa

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Apple Music is launching its first radio show in Africa.Read more

53-year-old tortoise left homeless by COVID-19 gets new home

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The tortoise, known as Ms. Jennifer, was put up for adoption last week by MSPCA-Angell, a Boston animal welfare organization.Read more

Georgia woman, brother OK after turtle strikes car window

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Chatham County Police officers called for the car to be towed from the scene and the turtle was taken to an animal hospital where it later died.Read more

Lake of the Ozarks business owner defends actions

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Political leaders in St. Louis, St. Louis County and Kansas City, along with Kansas’ health secretary, encouraged 14-day self-quarantines for anyone involved in the...Read more

Couple celebrates 24th anniversary after husband beats COVID-19

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Robert Grant spent 30 days in the Intensive Care Unit last month.Read more

Reports: Kayleigh McEnany, defender of Trump opposition to absentee voting, voted by mail 11 times

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The White House press secretary -- a Florida resident like Trump -- defended the choice to vote by mail, but criticized voting absentee.Read more

Louisiana officer fired for saying 'unfortunate' more black people didn't die from COVID-19

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Kaplan Chief of Police Joshua Hardy said Officer Steven Aucoin commented under a live feed of the governor's news conference last Friday.Read more