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State Department staffer outed as white nationalist

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/09/19, 12:49 pm

WASHINGTON—The U.S. State Department has suspended an employee accused of secretly serving as a prominent member of the white nationalist movement.

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Trump visits shooting survivors

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/07/19, 12:56 pm

Public debates about racism and gun control heated up across the country as President Donald Trump visited shooting survivors in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday. Weekend mass shootings in those cities claimed 31 lives and injured dozens of others. The Dayton shooter, 24-year-old Connor Betts, had known violent tendencies, leading some to call for laws that would allow the government to take away guns from dangerous individuals.

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Author Toni Morrison has died

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/06/19, 01:08 pm

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, an author whose novels explored the experiences of African American women throughout U.S. history, has died after a brief illness. She was 88.

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