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GOP Weighs Jobless Aid Cuts to Urge Americans Back to Work
Swift firings for Minneapolis Officers in Death of Black Man
Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

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Swift firings for Minneapolis Officers in Death of Black Man

GOP Weighs Jobless Aid Cuts to Urge Americans Back to Work

By Amy Forliti and Jeff Baenen |
To the general public, the video of a white police officer pressing his knee into the neck of a black man prone on the street, crying out for help until he finally stopped moving, ...

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Minnesota Man Regrets Questioning Black Tenants in Building

Minnesota Man Regrets Questioning Black Tenants in Building

May 28
A Minnesota venture capitalist said it was a mistake to question a group of black businessmen about being tenants in a building after the incident went viral on social media.

NBC, Producers Say 'America's Got Talent' Cleared by Probe

NBC, Producers Say 'America's Got Talent' Cleared by Probe

May 28
An investigation of Gabrielle Union's complaints of racism on the set of "America's Got Talent" concluded that her allegations were unfounded, according to NBC and the show's producers.

Mayor: Officer Who Put Knee on Man's Neck Should Be Charged

Mayor: Officer Who Put Knee on Man's Neck Should Be Charged

By Amy Forliti and Colleen Long | May 28
The mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday for criminal charges against the white police officer seen on video kneeling against the neck of a handcuffed black man.

Trump Continues to Claim Broad Powers He Doesn't Have

Trump Continues to Claim Broad Powers He Doesn't Have

By Jill Colvin | May 28
Threatening to shut down Twitter. Claiming he can "override" governors. Asserting the "absolute authority" to force states to reopen. Trump is long on such claims - but lacks the power.

Biden Campaign Names National Director for Voter Protection

Biden Campaign Names National Director for Voter Protection

By Kat Stafford | May 27
Joe Biden has hired a national director for voter protection, a role his campaign says will focus broadly on voter rights, including the disenfranchisement of people of color amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Liz Weston: Should Seniors Consider A Reverse Mortgage Now?

Liz Weston: Should Seniors Consider A Reverse Mortgage Now?

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 27
A reverse mortgage could be exactly the right tool at the right time. Or it could be an expensive mistake. It's important to understand exactly how these loans work and to explore alternatives before you commit.

Swift firings for Minneapolis Officers in Death of Black Man

Swift firings for Minneapolis Officers in Death of Black Man

By Amy Forliti and Jeff Baenen | May 27
To the general public, the video of a white police officer pressing his knee into the neck of a black man prone on the street, crying out for help until he finally stopped moving, was horrifying.

Swift Firings for Minneapolis Officers in Death of Black Man

Swift Firings for Minneapolis Officers in Death of Black Man

By Amy Forliti and Jeff Baenen | May 27
To the general public, the video of a white police officer pressing his knee into the neck of a shirtless black man prone on the street, crying out for help until he finally stopped moving, was horrifying.

Virus Diary: Finding A Surprising Source of Support in An Ex

Virus Diary: Finding A Surprising Source of Support in An Ex

By Holly Ramer | May 27
Embarrassing to admit but oddly comforting: My ex-husband's husband and I share a slight crush on our state epidemiologist.

Worry, Haste, Retail Therapy: What Have We Bought and Why?

Worry, Haste, Retail Therapy: What Have We Bought and Why?

By Leanne Italie | May 27
Between technical glitches and food worries, retail therapy and sheer amnesia, something has happened to shopping during the pandemic that can be summed up thusly: Rubber chickens.

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