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Hurricane Michael Recovery Has a Big Problem: People Aren’t Donating In The News
Hurricane Michael Recovery Has a Big Problem: People Aren’t Donating

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — More than three months after Hurricane Michael bludgeoned the beachside communities in the Panhandle, dozens of people crammed into the Messiah Lutheran Church on a recent Thursday. Read More

‘Clemency,’ ‘One Child Nation’ Lead a Diverse Mix of Sundance Film Festival Award Winners In The News
‘Clemency,’ ‘One Child Nation’ Lead a Diverse Mix of Sundance Film Festival Award Winners

PARK CITY, Utah—This year’s Sundance Film Festival was not just inclusive in its selections, but in its awards as well. Female filmmakers cleaned up, claiming top prizes in the festival’s U.S. dramatic and documentary and world ... Read More

Virginia Governor Now Says He’s Not in Racist Photo, Won’t Resign Political News
Virginia Governor Now Says He’s Not in Racist Photo, Won’t Resign

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Saturday that he’s “not the person in that photo,” referring to a racist image of a man in blackface next to a man in a Ku Klux Klan costume that appeared on his 1984 medical ... Read More

Seven Navy SEALS Granted Immunity to Testify in Iraq War-Crimes Trial In The News
Seven Navy SEALS Granted Immunity to Testify in Iraq War-Crimes Trial

SAN DIEGO — News that seven Navy SEALs have been granted immunity deals to serve as witnesses in a San Diego war-crimes trial has rocked the defendant’s community of supporters and raised questions about what those deals could mean in ... Read More

Judge Dismisses Maryland Suit to Preserve Affordable Care Act Health
Judge Dismisses Maryland Suit to Preserve Affordable Care Act

BALTIMORE — A federal judge on Friday dismissed Maryland’s attempt to protect the Affordable Care Act, known as “Obamacare,” from any Trump administration efforts to dismantle it. Read More

NFL Ratings Are Up During Regular Season In The News
NFL Ratings Are Up During Regular Season

Following a difficult year of controversies for the NFL involving Colin Kaepernick and the way the league has handled the concussion issue, the ratings were up around the league during the regular season, leaguewide including in the two championship games,... Read More

Trump Pulls Out of INF Pact with Russia Russia
Trump Pulls Out of INF Pact with Russia

WASHINGTON — With its decision to pull out of a major arms control treaty with Russia, the White House argues it is enhancing security for the United States and its European allies, but critics warned it could spark a dangerous new ... Read More

Cory Booker Launches an Unconventional White House Bid Built on ‘Universal Love’ 2020 Elections
Cory Booker Launches an Unconventional White House Bid Built on ‘Universal Love’

WASHINGTON — Cory Booker’s unremitting optimism, wonkish attraction to big ideas and, of course, his background as a community organizer have long drawn comparisons to another pioneering African American lawmaker who went on to bigger things: Barack Obama. Read More

Trump Plans Appeal to Democrats in State of the Union, Official Says In The News
Trump Plans Appeal to Democrats in State of the Union, Official Says

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump will implore Congress to compromise on issues including immigration and infrastructure in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, a speech delayed a week by a 35-day partial government shutdown caused by the president’s own ... Read More

Good Samaritans in Chicago Moved More Than 100 People from Freezing Tents to a Hotel In The News
Good Samaritans in Chicago Moved More Than 100 People from Freezing Tents to a Hotel

CHICAGO — In a room at the Amber Inn in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood, bundles of clothing were piled high on a queen-size bed on Thursday afternoon, jackets, scarves and sweaters spilling onto the floor. Boxes of doughnuts sat stacked on ... Read More

ICE Detention Facilities Don’t Meet National Standards, Report Says Immigration
ICE Detention Facilities Don’t Meet National Standards, Report Says

WASHINGTON — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement does a poor job of managing its detention facilities that hold tens of thousands of immigrants awaiting hearings, rarely holds contractors accountable for lapsed standards and informally grants too many waivers to allow ... Read More

NC Governor Names New Elections Board Amid 9th District Fraud Investigation In The News
NC Governor Names New Elections Board Amid 9th District Fraud Investigation

The investigation into North Carolina’s alleged election fraud moved closer to possible resolution Thursday when Gov. Roy Cooper named a new state elections board to oversee the probe of America’s last undecided... Read More

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