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Fed Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged but Signals Possible Future Cuts

The Fed kept its benchmark rate in a range of 2.25% to 2.5%
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Mary Kay Letourneau, a teacher arrested for an affair with her 13-year-old student, has died of cancer
Mary Kay Letourneau, the Seattle teacher who went to prison for her relationship with her student, died of cancer late Monday, according to her former attorney.
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Remains identified of one of 43 students who went missing more than five years ago
Mexican authorities have identified the remains of one of 43 students who disappeared in Ayotzinapa, Mexico, as Christian Alfonso Rodríguez Telumbre, officials announced Tuesday.
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Virginia Governor Calls For Renaming Schools That Honor Confederate Leaders
Gov. Ralph Northam wrote a letter to school boards across the state saying he wants to change the names that have a "traumatizing impact on students, families, teachers and staff of all backgrounds."
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Bradley Beal injury gives Nets stronger chance to make playoffs
The shorthanded Nets may have secured a playoff berth before landing in Orlando, Fla. The Wizards announced Tuesday that star guard Bradley Beal, the NBA’s second-leading scorer, will not participate in the upcoming restart to the season because of an injury to his right rotator cuff. The Wizards (24-40) are in ninth-place in the Eastern...
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Booker beats progressive challenger, Van Drew race set and other takeaways from Tuesday's primary
Cory Booker wins a contested primary against a progressive challenger. Rep. Jeff Van Drew wins GOP primary and will face Democrat Amy Kennedy.        
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Judge Rejects Dakota Access Pipeline Request for Emergency Order
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is fulfilling a judge's demand to conduct a more extensive environmental review
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University of California System Appoints First Black President
Michael Drake replaces Janet Napolitano in overseeing a sprawling, 280,000-student system dealing with issues of accessibility for Blacks and other minorities
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Date set for Ghislaine Maxwell’s initial bail hearing and arraignment
An initial bail hearing and arraignment for alleged Jeffrey Epstein fixer Ghislaine Maxwell will be held via video conference early next week, a Manhattan federal court judge ordered Tuesday. Maxwell’s virtual court hearing is scheduled for next Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m., Judge Alison Nathan wrote in the order. Only the judge, Maxwell, her lawyer...
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Sessions slams Alabama Senate runoff opponent Tuberville as 'empty suit' in last-ditch appeal to voters
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions made his final case to Alabama Republican voters on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Tuesday, blasting his Senate runoff opponent Tommy Tuberville as an "empty suit."
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Flash flood takes DoorDash driver on wild ride through NJ drainage system
A DoorDash driver took a harrowing ride through a New Jersey drainage system after getting caught in a flash flood — and survived. Nathalia Bruno, 24, was making a delivery during a heavy rainstorm when her car got caught in deep waters Monday in Passaic, said local Fire Chief Patrick Trentacost. The Newark woman was...
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Hospitalizations rising in 22 states as coronavirus cases surge; Students host bingo games to honor 2020 graduates
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Does "all lives matter" really mean "White lives matter?"
Author Jason Reynolds explains why the phrase "all lives matter" is such a misguided, hurtful response to the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Two people charged with hate crime for vandalizing BLM mural
CNN's Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon react to a video of two people painting over a California community's Black Lives Matter mural. The two people in the video are now facing a hate crime charge.
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Column: MLS Is Back tournament is a good test of a protective bubble for athletes
MLS Is Back tournament will be the first competitive game played by men's professional teams in the U.S. , since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down much of the country.
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'I feel threatened!': Florida man's viral outburst over Costco's mask policy costs him his job at insurance company
A Florida man lost his job at an insurance company after video of him yelling about Costco's mask policy garnered widespread social media attention.      
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John Roberts hospitalized in June after injuring head in fall
Roberts has suffered from seizures before, but doctors ruled one out in this case.
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L.A. County seeks plan to close aging Men's Central Jail in a year
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is exploring what it would take to close the dilapidated Men's Central Jail within a year.
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Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized last month after falling, injuring head
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was reportedly hospitalized overnight last month after he fell and injured his head at a Maryland country club. Roberts’ head was covered in blood before the 65-year-old was transported to the hospital via ambulance after the incident at the Chevy Chase Club on June 21, a source told the...
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Chief Justice John Roberts suffered fall requiring hospitalization in June
The 65-year-old Roberts, the nation's 17th chief justice, has had a history of occasional seizures going back to 1993.       
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'What a hero': Charlie Daniels mourned by President Trump, Luke Bryan, more stars
Celebrities are mourning the loss of Charlie Daniels, a singer best known for "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," who died Monday at age 83.        
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Chief Justice Roberts injured head in fall last month, was hospitalized: report
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts spent a night in a hospital last month after injuring his forehead in a fall at a Maryland country club, according to a report.
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Gerrit Cole looks every bit the Yankees ace in intrasquad game
If not for the No. 4 train rumbling above River Ave., you could have heard the rodents burp around Yankee Stadium on Thursday night. Inside the ballpark, the Yankees participated in the second intrasquad game of spring training 2.0 with Gerrit Cole the main event. Working in his first intrasquad game of the rebooted spring...
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Amy Kennedy wins primary to take on Rep. Jeff Van Drew, who defected to GOP
Kennedy had the endorsement of Gov. Phil Murphy and Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver.
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Ex-NYPD commissioner warns of 'very bleak' future for NYC, says de Blasio 'eviscerated the police department'
Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly warned on "Hannity" Tuesday that the Big Apple may return to the bad old days of the 1970s and 80s if the spike in crime and political attacks on law enforcement are not reversed soon.
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LeTourneau and husband talk about their 'forbidden love' (2006)
In 2006, CNN's Larry King talked with the married couple about their 'forbidden love' and their life together.
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Report: Chief Justice John Roberts Hospitalized in June with Head Injury
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts was hospitalized in June with a head injury after a fall at a Maryland country club, a spokesperson for the court confirmed to the Washington Post Tuesday.
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No, Gov. Cuomo, New York’s nursing home carnage is your fault: Goodwin
For months, the governor has been desperate to find somebody, anybody, to blame for the nursing-home carnage he helped to cause.
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17 shot, 4 dead in violent 12 hours in Chicago
More than 1,800 people were shot as of the end of the holiday weekend Monday.
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Civil Rights Groups Criticize Facebook Over Hate Speech
CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with a group of civil rights leaders
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PlayStation: NBA 2K20 y Rise of the Tomb Raider disponibles de manera gratuita
La espera terminó. Los videojuegos NBA 2K20 y Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration ya están disponibles gratis para PlayStation.
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DC man indicted for allegedly trying to burn down police precinct in riots
A man accused of attempting to burn down a Washington, D.C., police station is facing a slew of arson and explosives charges, federal officials said Tuesday.
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Tucker Carlson joins calls to reopen schools in the fall: 'Distance learning is not learning'
Tucker Carlson accused teachers unions and their Democratic allies of putting politics ahead of the welfare of America's children Tuesday as the Trump administration pushes schools to open their doors for in-person learning in the fall.
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Nina Turner fires back at Debra Messing: 'The leader of the Karen coalition strikes again!'
Former Sanders campaign co-chair Nina Turner escalated her feud with actress Debra Messing, declaring her "the leader of the Karen coalition."
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Primary results: Takeaways from New Jersey and Delaware
For voters who hadn't yet mailed in their ballots in New Jersey and Delaware, Tuesday was a hurry-up-and-wait kind of day.
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Ambassador Craft hits China, Russia for backing Syrian regime's 'campaign of brutality'
Russia and China vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution to extend cross-border humanitarian aid from Turkey into Syria for another year, despite warnings that Syrian citizens rely on the aid.
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Derek Chauvin’s wife wants both their homes in divorce
The beauty queen estranged wife of ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin — the officer charged with murdering George Floyd — wants both of the couple’s homes in their divorce, a report said Tuesday. Kellie Chauvin, 45, is asking for sole ownership of the couple’s house in Oakdale, Minnesota, valued at $273,800, and their townhouse in Windermere,...
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Biden criticizes Trump camp for taking aim at Tammy Duckworth
Joe Biden leveled a sharp attack on the Trump campaign Tuesday for going after Tammy Duckworth. A Purple Heart recipient and potential Biden running mate, Duckworth had urged a “dialogue” on removing statues of George Washington.
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Texas doctors rank activities posing greatest risks for contracting coronavirus
With the coronavirus spiking in a number of states, a group of Texas doctors has released a ranked list on how risky certain activities are when it comes to contracting COVID-19.
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'Little Voice' hopes to enter with a crescendo
Although it shares a title with her major label debut album, Sara Bareilles says her new Apple TV+ series, "Little Voice," which stars Brittany O'Grady, is not autobiographical but "an amalgamation of so many of the struggles that I've seen." (July 7)       
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Uriah Hall won't fight Yoel Romero 'to survive,' plans to 'go after him' and earn title shot
Uriah Hall thinks being the first to finish Yoel Romero in UFC competition would give him a strong case for a title shot.       Related StoriesMike Dolce doesn't think Jorge Masvidal will struggle to cut 22 pounds in a week for UFC 251Inspired by Khabib and Poirier, Max Holloway will auction off UFC 251 fight kit for Hawaii FoodbankAlexander Volkanovski on Max Holloway: 'I just have his number' whether he trained on Zoom or not 
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Group of Texas sheriffs won't enforce governor's 'draconian' coronavirus mask rule
Gov. Greg Abbott signed an executive order allowing officers to fine repeat offenders.
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Chief Justice John Roberts hospitalized last month after fall near Maryland home, Supreme Court confirms
Chief Justice of the U.S. John Roberts was hospitalized last month with a forehead injury after he fell while walking near his Maryland home, a spokeswoman for the Supreme Court confirmed Tuesday night.
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Chief Justice John Roberts was hospitalized in June after a fall
Chief Justice John Roberts was hospitalized on June 21 after falling while walking near his home, a spokeswoman for the Supreme Court said Monday.
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Dodgers' absences from training camp without explanation grows to seven players
Pitchers Tony Gonsolin and Scott Alexander and catcher Keibert Ruiz join four other Dodgers who have not participated in training camp without an explanation.
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Trump administration launches new campaign to reduce high suicide rates
Known as REACH, the government campaign is the core part of a $53 million, two-year effort announced by President Trump to reduce suicide, particularly among veterans.
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Nets will look unrecognizable in Orlando as more players opt out
The Nets are becoming unrecognizable. The already-depleted squad departed for Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday without Spencer Dinwiddie and Taurean Prince, who both won’t participate in the restart to the NBA season after each recorded positive tests for COVID-19. In addition to the absences of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Nic Claxton due to injury, the...
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California officer under investigation for allegedly sharing 'vulgar image' of George Floyd; NAACP San Diego calls for his firing
A San Diego officer is under investigation for allegedly sharing an "altered photograph" of a "naked black male porn star" kneeling on George Floyd.        
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Shohei Ohtani has tough day, but remains optimistic
Over three lackluster innings in an Angels intrasquad game, Shohei Ohtani walked seven batters and struck out one. He gave up one hit.
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