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The Supreme Court delivers a huge win for kids — and against bigotry

Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling in Espinoza v. Montana was a huge win for American families and supporters of school choice. The decision paves the way for granting students the freedom to attend religious schools using a state’s tax-credit scholarship funding. Back in 2018, the Montana ­Supreme Court ruled that the state’s only private-school choice program...
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A woman soldier is joining the Green Berets -- a first for the Army Special Forces unit
A woman soldier for the first time will join the Green Berets, one of the Army's most elite units, after graduating this week from US Army Special Forces training.
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Here's why these media startups chose to launch while so many other outlets are going under
Sportico CEO Dick Glover thought Labor Day would be the perfect time to launch a new publication about the business of sports. It's when college football and the NFL seasons are in full swing, as is golf, the US Open and baseball. Hockey and basketball training camps are just getting started.
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‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Gave X-Fans What We Waited For: Big, Purple Robots
The Sentinels have landed on Disney+.
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Brooks Brothers has two potential buyers amid bankruptcy filing
Two apparel firms are reportedly vying to buy Brooks Brothers now that the storied clothier has filed for bankruptcy. WHP Global and Sparc Group LLC are looking to bid on the 202-year-old formal wear empire after the coronavirus pandemic and a broader shift toward casual clothing forced it into bankruptcy protection, according to The Wall...
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Seattle City Council Backs Call to Defund the Police by 50%
A veto-proof majority of the Seattle City Council backed a proposal Thursday to defund the Seattle Police Department by 50% -- including a proposal to remove 911 dispatchers from police control and to "imagine life beyond policing."
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Goya Foods CEO won't apologize in face of boycott, backlash for pro-Trump remarks: 'Suppression of speech'
Goya Foods President and CEO Bob Unanue said on Friday that he is not backing down in the face of a boycott over his visit to the White House.
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COVID-19 gender gap: Study shows men are more than twice as likely to die
Men are at least twice as likely to die from COVID-19, according to a study. Dr. Tara Narula reports on how doctors are trying to close that gender gap.
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The Daily 202: 2020 primaries reveal the atrophy of political ‘machines’
Amy Kennedy’s upset victory in South Jersey was stunning to local activists.
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EXCLUSIVE: Chinese virologist accuses Beijing of coronavirus cover-up, flees Hong Kong: 'I know how they treat whistleblowers'
Li-Meng Yan told Fox News that she believes China knew about the coronavirus well before it claimed it did. She says her supervisors also ignored research she was doing that she believes could have saved lives.
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Spotify is crashing with other iPhone apps, Facebook glitch suspected
Pinterest and Tinder are also down.
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Activist Kimberly Jones on economic inequality and plans to turn her powerful words into action
Author and activist Kimberly Jones has received an outpouring of support for a powerful video comparing the economic plight of African Americans to a rigged game of Monopoly. Jericka Duncan spoke with Jones about her memorable message and future plans.
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Brandis Kemp, ‘Fridays’ and ‘AfterMASH’ Actress, Dies at 76
As a member of comedy group Low Moan Spectacular, Kemp also performed in El Grande de Coca Cola and Bullshot Crummond for HBO.
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Clemency expected for Roger Stone as prison clock winds down
President Donald Trump is publicly teasing clemency for his friend and former political adviser, Roger Stone, days before Stone is set to report to a federal prison in Georgia. At least half a dozen people close to the President told CNN it's widely believed he'll pardon or commute Stone's sentence, though the timing is still unclear.
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Spotify, Pinterest and TikTok not working for thousands of iPhone users
Spotify and Pinterest are among a long list of apps acting glitchy for thousands of iPhone users on Friday.      
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Tropical Storm Fay is soaking the US East Coast and is expected to make landfall Friday or overnight
Tropical Storm Fay is lashing the Mid-Atlantic coast with heavy rains and strong winds Friday morning ahead of an anticipated landfall in New Jersey -- a path expected to drench a good portion of the Northeast.
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Pompeo hits ‘spurious’ UN report that claims Soleimani's killing was unlawful
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday pushed back against a U.N. report that claimed the U.S. strike that killed Islamic Republic Guard Corps Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani breached international law -- with Pompeo describing the conclusions as “spurious.”
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Walt Disney World welcomes first guests since coronavirus closures
Annual passholders were treated to a special preview of the Magic Kingdom's reopening. Walt Disney World has been closed for nearly four months.       
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Why are India and China sparring at the border?
Two nuclear powers. One invisible line that separates them, high in the Himalayas. Decades of disputes over it. Here's what you need to know about the contested border between India and China.
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Family and friends of Naya Rivera ‘in disbelief’ over her disappearance
A source who was close to the 33-year-old actress during her time on the hit FOX series told People Thursday that “nobody has heard anything.”
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First On Screen Kiss: Anya Taylor-Joy and Johnny Flynn
Anya Taylor-Joy and Johnny Flynn say capturing the perfect screen kiss is usually 'choreographed and very technical.' (July 10)       
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Chicago mom whose 7-month-old was grazed by bullet has message for shooters: 'Turn yourself in' or stop violence
A Chicago mother whose 7-month-old son was grazed by a bullet this week has a message for the shooter: “Turn yourself in” or stop the violence. 
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Major Philippines broadcaster denied license as watchdogs warn over press freedom
Lawmakers in the Philippines have voted against granting a new license to one of the country's largest and most influential broadcasting networks, a move that critics say will undermine press freedom.
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Hundreds seen lining up for Downtown Disney reopening as coronavirus cases in California spike
Downtown Disney officially reopened Thursday after a four-month closure due to coronavirus.
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Mega-contract says Patrick Mahomes can’t do ‘pretty much every physical activity’
It seems like Patrick Mahomes can do anything on the football field. Off it, however, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback is a bit more limited. After signing the richest contract in sports history — worth up to a reported $503 million — the Super Bowl 54 winner detailed what activites he’s no longer allowed to...
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Maximize small rooms with Bed Bath & Beyond's space-saving products
Bed Bath & Beyond has got you covered, and with a few smart basics, you can save space, time and budget, no matter how crowded you're feeling in a dorm that's now doubling as a work/study space.
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Soldier becomes first woman to join Green Berets after graduating from special forces training
The unidentified woman received her Special Forces tab and donned her green beret at a socially-distant graduation ceremony at Fort Bragg.       
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on testing positive for COVID-19 and requiring masks in public
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed an executive order requiring masks in public spaces. She also revealed she tested positive for COVID-19 and showed no symptoms. Bottoms joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss testing positive for the coronavirus and how she plans to enforce wearing masks in Atlanta.
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Trump doubles down on threat to cut funding for schools that don’t reopen
President Trump blasted virtual classes Friday as he doubled down on his threat to cut funding to public school districts that don’t reopen in the fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. “Now that we have witnessed it on a large scale basis, and firsthand, Virtual Learning has proven to be TERRIBLE compared to In School, or...
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Why are India and China sparring at the border?
India and China have disputed a thin stretch of land in the Himalayas for decades, now recent aggression has some concerned it could bring the two countries to war.
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What teachers will need for protection when schools reopen
Dartmouth biology professor Erin Bromage tells CNN's John Berman what teachers will need to protect themselves from coronavirus when schools reopen this fall.
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The Technology 202: Tech to contain coronavirus on college campuses sparks fresh privacy concerns
Schools are considering everything from contact-tracing apps to facial recognition.
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Giants mailbag: Don’t expect more from consistent Leonard Williams
You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Giants. Should we expect Leonard Williams to make more of an impact this season because he will be...
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Why Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti got over rom-com jitters for 'Palm Springs'
Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti talk about their critically acclaimed Sundance breakout 'Palm Springs,' which hits Hulu on Friday.
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Billions in possible damages turn to zero in 14-year legal battle over water pipe
Palmdale, other water agencies awarded zero damages in whistleblower suit against L.A. company JM Eagle, the world's largest maker of PVC water pipe.
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Two-for-one chili dogs at Tommy's, Azla expands to Leimert Park and a Vespertine Cubano pop-up
Plus, The Original Farmers Market nets an oyster bar
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How to help when a parent friend faces a crisis
Showing up and participating in small, concrete daily activities can be a lifeline.
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Hammer Museum retools its 'Made in L.A.' biennial in the face of COVID-19
The Hammer makes a big pivot on indoor installations for the exhibition, now set for September at the Westwood museum and the Huntington in San Marino.
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A plasma shot could prevent coronavirus. But feds and makers won't act, scientists say
Scientists have devised a way to use the plasma of COVID-19 survivors for an upper arm injection that could inoculate people against the virus.
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Hollywood considered Black strip clubs 'taboo.' Then came 'P-Valley'
Katori Hall talks turning her play into Starz' "P-Valley," showcasing strippers as athletes and artists, and demanding action from American theaters.
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‘Palm Springs’ Ending Explained: Writer Andy Siara Knows “Exactly What Happened”
The writer added that several different endings were considered, and not everyone agreed on which was best.
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Here’s what the Washington football team should really be renamed
The Swamp? The Half-Smokes? The Deep State?
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These classes can help you kickstart a new e-commerce side-hustle
Whether you want to sell those unwanted items lying around your house, or you are looking to kickstart an income-driven side hustle, understanding how to launch and manage an online store is of utmost importance. That’s why if you are interested in utilizing platforms such as Amazon FBA or eBay, investing in training like The...
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Sarah Paulson Throws Fuel on the Bravo Fire: Lisa Vanderpump’s Fans Spewed “Vitriol” After Recent Diss
After working under Ryan Murphy for years, Sarah Paulson knows how to stir up drama.
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Kelly Loeffler chose pandering over principle, and WNBA players won’t forget
Georgia senator wanted to be part of the league until that meant standing with players on issues of inclusion and equality.
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Foreign students weigh studies vs. losing visas
Natalia Afonso is one of the international students now stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. (July 10)       
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Trump says ‘virtual learning has proven to be terrible,’ threatens cuts to federal funds
President Trump on Friday slammed “virtual learning,” claiming it has “proven to be terrible.”
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Singer with same name as Lady A, previously Lady Antebellum, says she won't be 'erased' by country band's lawsuit
Anita “Lady A” White is speaking out again after the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum announced they’re suing her for use of the name she’s performed under since 1987.
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This UV sanitizing tower is a game-changer for cleaning your home
Ever since we introduced readers to the KAPSULE™ UV Sanitizing Wand 2.0, it has been flying off the shelves. Not only is it a safer, hypoallergenic alternative to many of the harmful, chemical-ridden sprays and cleaners on the market, but it is capable of eliminating 99.9% of pathogens in just a few seconds! Now, meet the...
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