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Nearly Half The World’s Movie Theaters Are Back in Operation, New Data Finds
2020-08-10 20:09:06
by Sara Wilkerson

Despite renewed concerns over a summer resurgence of the coronavirus, nearly half of the world’s movie theaters are back in operation, according to new data from the United Kingdom’s Gower Street Analytics. Gower Street, a film tech company that provides... Read More

Tennessee

Tennessee Republicans Pick Bill Hagerty for Lamar Alexander’s Senate Seat
Tennessee
Tennessee Republicans Pick Bill Hagerty for Lamar Alexander’s Senate Seat
2020-08-09 12:56:14
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WASHINGTON — With President Donald Trump pumping up supporters ahead of Thursday’s primary, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty fended off a late surge by orthopedic surgeon Manny Sethi to win the Republican nomination to succeed retiring GOP Sen.... Read More

2020 Elections

What Just Happened in Tennessee’s Democratic Senate Primary?
2020 Elections
What Just Happened in Tennessee’s Democratic Senate Primary?
2020-08-09 12:54:41
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While Tennessee voters were watching the hotly contested and sometimes ugly Republican Senate primary, a major upset was taking place Thursday on the Democratic ticket. Army veteran James Mackler, the presumed front-runner who raised over $2.1 million and was endorsed... Read More

Immigration

Florida Quietly Changed Driver’s License Requirements for Immigrants
Immigration
Florida Quietly Changed Driver’s License Requirements for Immigrants
2020-08-08 09:28:57
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MIAMI — Tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants who have been able to drive legally in Florida may be unable to get driver’s licenses again, after the state quietly changed its identification requirements for obtaining licenses. In May the Florida... Read More

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A Cartel War Has Transformed Once-tranquil Guanajuato Into One of Mexico’s Deadliest States
Mexico
A Cartel War Has Transformed Once-tranquil Guanajuato Into One of Mexico’s Deadliest States
2020-08-08 09:25:27
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IRAPUATO, Mexico — Word spread quickly here after gunfire erupted at a neighborhood drug rehab center. Natalia Acosta Medina bolted from her patio, sprinted through the muddy streets and climbed the stairs of the two-story facility. More than two dozen... Read More

As Sports Teams Struggle, So Do Their Hometowns
Sports
As Sports Teams Struggle, So Do Their Hometowns
2020-08-08 09:22:32
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J. Gilligan’s Bar & Grill, known for its signature Irish nachos, sits less than a mile from the home stadiums of the Dallas Cowboys football team and the Texas Rangers baseball team in Arlington, Texas. For years, fans have converged... Read More

A Farmer, ‘Little Ghosts’ and 18,000 Tobacco Plants: How COVID-19 Upended Farming in South Korea
South Korea
A Farmer, ‘Little Ghosts’ and 18,000 Tobacco Plants: How COVID-19 Upended Farming in South Korea
2020-08-08 09:19:58
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NORTH JEOLLA PROVINCE, South Korea — It wasn’t yet 9 a.m., but Promdeth Phonsrikaew stood sweat-soaked in the field. He was in his third hour of picking tobacco, beginning shortly after dawn at the foot of a mountain in a... Read More

Tear Gas Bans: A Policing Change Not Gaining Traction
Police
Tear Gas Bans: A Policing Change Not Gaining Traction
2020-08-08 09:13:46
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WASHINGTON — As legislators across the United States propose policing changes, one issue has been a sticking point: bans on police using tear gas against protesters. Dozens of law enforcement agencies have used forms of tear gas on protesters marching... Read More

Assessing U.S. Canadian Border Policy’s Future Effects
Foreign Affairs
Assessing U.S. Canadian Border Policy’s Future Effects
2020-08-07 19:36:15
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON - Canada is not usually at the center of debate on U.S. immigration, but policy changes due to COVID-19 have atypically limited travel to Canada and affected the United States’ and Canada’s control of the movement of people and... Read More

Wine Sellers Brace for Second Round of Tariffs
Business
Wine Sellers Brace for Second Round of Tariffs
2020-08-07 19:26:31
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - As if a global health crisis wasn't enough to have on their plate, wine sellers are bracing for the imposition of another round of tariffs that could raise the price of imported European wines and other products by... Read More

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