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Confederate Flag Losing Prominence 155 Years After Civil War
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Interfaith Group: No Buddhist or Hindu Statues in Nightclubs

Confederate Flag Losing Prominence 155 Years After Civil War

By William J. Kole |
Representatives of the Buddhist, Hindu, Jain, Jewish and Christian traditions have formed an improbable alliance to end the practice of using sacred Buddhist and Hindu statues as d...

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Watch: YouTube Demonetizes Out Vlogger Shane Dawson's 3 Channels Over Controversies

Watch: YouTube Demonetizes Out Vlogger Shane Dawson's 3 Channels Over Controversies

Jul 2
YouTube will no longer allow out vlogger Shane Dawson to make money from his three channels, which have 34 million subscribers between them, following controversy that includes blackface and much more.

Los Angeles to Reset Troubled Marijuana Licensing Program

Los Angeles to Reset Troubled Marijuana Licensing Program

By Michael R. Blood | Jul 2
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a makeover of its widely criticized marijuana licensing program to enlist more operators who endured the consequences of the nation's war on drugs.

Alaska Oil Checks Smaller, but They Help Pay Virus Bills

Alaska Oil Checks Smaller, but They Help Pay Virus Bills

By Mark Thiessen | Jul 2
The oil-wealth check, which some in Alaska see as an entitlement, typically is derived from the earnings of a nest-egg investment account the state has seeded with oil money.

A Predicted Surge in U.S. Job Growth for June Might Not Last

A Predicted Surge in U.S. Job Growth for June Might Not Last

By Christopher Rugaber | Jul 2
U.S. employers likely rehired several million more workers in June, thereby reducing a Depression-level unemployment rate, but the most up-to-date data suggests that a resurgent coronavirus will limit further gains.

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Asserts Biden Was Fed Questions

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Asserts Biden Was Fed Questions

By Alexandra Jaffe | Jul 2
President Donald Trump has fabricated a complaint that Democratic rival Joe Biden was fed questions at a news conference and read his answers from a teleprompter. This didn't happen.

Maine, Vermont Next in Fight Over Aid to Religious Schools

Maine, Vermont Next in Fight Over Aid to Religious Schools

By David Sharp and Wilson Ring | Jul 2
A Supreme Court decision that states can't cut religious schools out of programs that send public money to private education could support efforts to force Maine and Vermont to help fund religious educations.

Ex-Bush Officials Launch Super PAC Backing Biden over Trump

Ex-Bush Officials Launch Super PAC Backing Biden over Trump

By Alexandra Jaffe | Jul 2
A group of former George W. Bush administration and campaign officials have launched a new super PAC supporting Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Immigration judges in Lawsuit Say U.S. Government Muzzles Them

Immigration judges in Lawsuit Say U.S. Government Muzzles Them

By Julie Watson | Jul 2
Immigration judges said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the U.S. Department of Justice that they are being muzzled by the Trump administration.

Analysis: Trump Fights to Keep A Job Dems Say He Isn't Doing

Analysis: Trump Fights to Keep A Job Dems Say He Isn't Doing

By Julie Pace | Jul 2
President Donald Trump is asking Americans to let him keep his job. His critics are questioning how much of that job he's actually doing.

McGrath Raises Russia Bounty Issue in Kentucky Senate Race

McGrath Raises Russia Bounty Issue in Kentucky Senate Race

By Bruce Schreiner | Jul 2
Democratic Senate nominee Amy McGrath challenged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to disclose what he knows about intelligence assessments suggesting Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops.

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