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Joe Biden clinches Democratic nomination to face Trump in November

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Biden pulled together the 1,991 delegates needed to become the nominee after Tuesday's primaries in seven states and the District of Columbia.Read more

The Latest: China orders pangolin protection amid pandemic

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BEIJING — China is ordering its highest level of protection for the armadillo-like pangolin as part of its crackdown on the wildlife...Read more

Colin Kaepernick has more support now, still long way to go

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When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality and racial injustice in 2016, he...Read more


Police arrest man accused of assaulting people posting signs

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BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A 60-year-old Maryland man was arrested Friday after a video appeared to show him violently grab an object from a...Read more

Mayor downplays rough police treatment of NYC protesters

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NEW YORK (AP) — Another day of protests over the death of George Floyd brought more examples of New York City officials downplaying or...Read more

Demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters stirred by the death of George Floyd vowed Friday to turn an extraordinary outpouring of grief into a...Read more

Black cops feel pain of Floyd's death, duty to their uniform

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Black police officers find themselves torn between two worlds: They feel the pain of seeing yet another black man...Read more

Shouts of solidarity for black reporter pulled from protests

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A black reporter from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was told she could not cover the city’s protests over the death of George Floyd...Read more


Minneapolis bans police chokeholds in wake of Floyd's death

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis agreed Friday to ban chokeholds and neck restraints by police and to require officers to try to stop any...Read more

California governor ends police training in 'sleeper hold'

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday ordered the state's police training program to stop teaching officers...Read more

Delta suspends service to 11 more US cities amid coronavirus travel downturn

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That's in addition to suspensions at 10 cities announced last month.Read more

Seven people found dead inside burning house in Alabama

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VALHERMOSO SPRINGS, Ala. (AP) — Deputies responding to a call about a shooting in Alabama found seven people dead inside a home that...Read more