First Democratic debate offers struggling candidates a chance to shine

The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will give contenders struggling to break through in the crowded field an opportunity to step out of the shadow cast by front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, who take the stage a day later.
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Los Angeles County records 3,322 new coronavirus cases, 18 deaths
Los Angeles County continued to report a surge in coronavirus cases Sunday, tallying 3,322 new cases of the virus and 18 related deaths.
Memphis man shoots cousin over Penny Hardaway argument: police
Well, that escalated quickly. A Memphis man was charged with second-degree attempted murder after police said he shot his cousin in the chest because of an argument over whether University of Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway is a good coach, according to WREG-TV. Officers took Tyrone Taylor into custody Thursday for the July 3 incident....
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Drue Tranquill recommended Chargers draft Notre Dame teammate Alohi Gilman
Chargers drafted safety Alohi Gilman on a recommendation from Drue Tranquill, another pick added to the team via Notre Dame.
Local digest: Two fatally shot in D.C., adding to an already violent month
A roundup of news from the Washington region.
Start your career as a CFA with the help of this intensive exam bootcamp
In the world of finance, being a CFA (or a chartered financial analyst) is the gold standard title, especially as it relates investment analysis. Did we mention too that CFA charterholders enjoy an average annual salary of $300,000 (yes, you read that right).  But before you leave your day job in favor of becoming the...
For minor leaguers worried about their careers, summer camp provides some relief
Minor league baseball players lost their season to the pandemic, meaning they're often working out alongside actual summer campers at parks across the nation.
After nearly 110 years of naval aviation, the US Navy has welcomed its first Black female tactical jet pilot
Soaring through the glass ceilings of both her gender and race, Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle has made history as the US Navy's first Black female tactical aircraft pilot.
Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill released from hospital after positive COVID-19 test
Bidwill felt symptoms earlier this week, and tested positive for the novel coronavirus, as first reported by The Republic Friday.
7 takeaways from Disney World's July reopening
Walt Disney World Resort opened on Saturday after being closed for four months. CNN Travel attended the reopening and looks seven things you should know before you go.
Florida strip clubs shuttered for lack of social distancing
Two Florida strip joints have been shut down — for lack of social distancing. The state’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation yanked the licenses of the clubs — Le Palace Otown in Orlando and Show N Tail The Legend in Panama City Beach — on Friday night, the Tallahassee Democrat reported. The strip clubs...
The two reasons Covid-19 is getting worse in the US
Frida Ghitis argues that the US is failing in its fight against Covid-19 is because of the "dangerous" myth that there is a tradeoff between beating the pandemic and restoring the economy -- and because it has a President who not only appears to believe that fallacy but is prepared to do whatever it takes to conjure a sense of normalcy for the sake of winning re-election.
Mother of Breasia Terrell still searching for her missing 10-yr-old girl
Lawsuit against property co for 12 sexual assaults
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Artists create unique Black Lives Matter mural
Flint mayor handing out masks to residents
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Trump Turns Down Minnesota's Request for $16 Million in Aid for Minneapolis; Emmer Demands Accountability First
The Trump administration has rejected a request by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) for millions of dollars in federal aid to repair damage to buildings and infrastructure destroyed in riots that followed the killing of George Floyd on Memorial Day.
This outdoor music festival was designed with social distancing in mind
This concert festival site goes the distance. The United Kingdom opened the first socially distanced outdoor festival site over the weekend — with safety measures such as spaced-out lounge chairs to protect guests from spreading coronavirus. Festival-goers book their own individual outdoor seating area, each about six feet apart and large enough for six people,...
Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi 'made for quarantine' because of years in Russia
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City Hall protesters attack NY Post reporter as cops do nothing
An Occupy City Hall protester smacked an on-duty Post reporter in the face with a 2-by-4 on Sunday — in view of dozens of NYPD cops, who didn’t lift a finger to help, and even refused to take a complaint of the crime. The journalist, Kevin Sheehan, was using his cell phone to shoot video...
What states can learn from Navajo Nation's case rebound
The state of Arizona reports nearly 120,000 coronavirus cases with a positivity rate around 27%. This comes as the Navajo Nation, which occupies northeastern parts of the state, flattened its curve through regular weekend lockdowns and nightly curfews. CNN's Evan McMorris-Santoro spoke with President Jonathan Nez about their successful rebound.
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Hear surgeon general's pitch for slowing rise in virus cases
In an interview with CBS News, Surgeon General Jerome Adams said that if a "critical mass" of people wore masks and practiced social distancing, the rise in coronavirus cases could begin to trend downward in "two to three weeks."
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Naya Rivera search should be handled by the authorities: cops
Don’t go searching for Naya Rivera on your own, law enforcement officials warned Sunday. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office asked amateur sleuths to stay away from Lake Piru as they continue to scour the area for Rivera, who is presumed to have drowned Wednesday during a boat trip with her young son. “Our teams are...
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Christian Kabasele says racism online 'is worse' than incidents in stadium
It was a moment that shocked European football. Christian Kabasele, who was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, scored for Genk against Standard Liege in October 2015 and celebrated with a monkey imitation.
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Christian Kabasele says racism online 'is worse' than incidents in stadium
It was a moment that shocked European football. Christian Kabasele, who was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, scored for Genk against Standard Liege in October 2015 and celebrated with a monkey imitation.
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Premier League star says racism online 'is worse' than incidents in stadium
Watford defender Christian Kabasele says the abuse he's received over social media is often worse than being targeted in the stadium.
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On GPS: "We do know how to control this disease"
Harvard's Danielle Allen and Fareed unpack her research group's findings on how to get US Covid infections under control with testing and contact tracing.
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AOC suggests NYC crime surge due to unemployment, residents who need to 'shoplift some bread'
New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggested over the weekend that the crime surge in New York City is likely because struggling residents are forced to shoplift in order to "feed their child."
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Metro Transit Police seek two in connection with shooting on Green Line
Officials say the shooting happened as the train approached Mount Vernon station.
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Christian Kabasele details horrific racist abuse in Bulgaria
From monkey chants, to bananas being thrown at him, Watford defender Christian Kabasele reflects on frequently being racially abused in Bulgaria when he played there in the 2011-2012 season
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Public Kept In Dark About Location of Virus Outbreaks to Stop 'Hate Crimes'
Public health officials are keeping the British people in the dark about the location of new coronavirus outbreaks to prevent "community tensions" and "hate crimes". 
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Christian Kabasele says online racist abuse 'is worse' than incidents in stadiums
Watford's Christian Kabasele tells CNN contributor Darren Lewis that he finds racism online "worse" than racist incidents in stadiums. The interview was recorded in March.
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ESPN’s Jay Williams slams NBA players for ‘tone-deaf’ bubble complaints
ESPN basketball analyst Jay Williams ripped players who are complaining about living conditions inside the NBA’s Disney World bubble, calling them “tone deaf” and challenging them to think about the “real everyday working Americans.” In a video posted to Twitter on Sunday, Williams – who was a standout on Duke’s 2001 NCAA championship team before...
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Black Lives Matter mural by Trump Tower becomes scene of heated clashes
The giant new “Black Lives Matter” sign in front of Trump Tower has become a flashpoint for protesters clashing over the statement. On Saturday — just two days after Mayor Bill de Blasio was jeered as he helped paint the large yellow mural — there were further ugly confrontations as dozens of “All Lives Matter”...
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