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Joint Biden-Sanders task forces unveil progressive platform after months of negotiations

Joint Biden-Sanders task forces unveil progressive platform after months of negotiations

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden‘s campaign on Wednesday released a raft of policy recommendations crafted by allies of the former vice president and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, underscoring the party’s unity less than four months from November’s general election. The 110-page document is the product of weeks of negotiations between six- and eight-person “Unity…MORE

Trump’s threat to defund education adds pressure to schools squeezed by coronavirus

Trump’s threat to defund education adds pressure to schools squeezed by coronavirus

President Donald Trump’s threat Wednesday to cut off federal funding for schools if they don’t open in the fall is the latest stress for schools already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic. The President can’t unilaterally cut current federal support of schools, and the federal government provided only 8.3% of funding for public elementary and secondary…MORE

Retired two-star Army general pleads guilty to sexually abusing his daughter

Retired Army Maj. Gen. James Grazioplene on Wednesday admitted to sexually abusing his then-teenage daughter in the 1980s, in exchange for a suspension of his sentence. His daughter, Jennifer Elmore, turned 49 on Wednesday. Grazioplene pleaded guilty in a Prince William County, Virginia, circuit court to aggravated sexual battery. He has been in jail for…MORE

Trump granted another 45-day extension to file annual financial disclosure

Trump granted another 45-day extension to file annual financial disclosure

President Donald Trump has been granted a second 45-day extension to submit his annual financial disclosure form, a White House official told CNN on Wednesday. “The President has a complicated report and he’s been focused on addressing the coronavirus crisis and other matters. As a result, he’s been given an additional 45 days, but the…MORE

The Ivy League cancels football and all other sports for the fall semester

The Ivy League cancels football and all other sports for the fall semester

Don’t expect Ivy League sports this fall due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Ivy League Council of Presidents said Wednesday that all fall sports, including football, will not be played at its colleges, to include Harvard, Princeton and Yale. “With the information available to us today regarding the continued spread of the virus, we…MORE

Summer camps close after Covid-19 outbreaks among campers and staff

A summer camp in Arkansas and another in Missouri have closed down after campers and staff tested positive for Covid-19. At the Kanakuk K-2 Camp in Lampe, Missouri, 82 campers, counselors and staff tested positive for Covid-19, according to a Facebook post by the Stone County Health Department. While 31 of the infected were tested…MORE


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