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David Prowse, Actor Behind Darth Vader, Dies At 85

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Audiences heard James Earl Jones' voice as the iconic Star Wars villain, but it was Prowse behind Darth Vader's mask.

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Senior Pentagon Official Anthony Tata Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Friday, November 20, 2020

Tata recently took on the duties of the undersecretary of defense for policy. He tested positive after meeting with Lithuania's defense minister.

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Trump Supporters, Counterprotesters Clash At D.C. Rally Contesting Biden's Victory

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Right-wing activists and protesters designated as hate groups echoed the president's false claims of a stolen election. As night fell, clashes between Trump fans and counterprotesters turned violent.

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U.S. Records Highest Number Of Coronavirus Cases In 1 Day Since Pandemic Began

Saturday, October 24, 2020

The 83,000 surpasses the previous record from mid-July by about 6,000. In addition, 943 people died from COVID-19 on Friday. Cases of the virus have been rising in the U.S. since mid-September.

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Trump Campaign Manager, Kellyanne Conway Are Latest To Test Positive For Coronavirus

Saturday, October 03, 2020

Stepien took over Trump's campaign in July and attended the debate on Tuesday. Although Conway no longer works at the White House, she recently attended an event at the Rose Garden.

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In A Tribute To Justice Ginsburg, Obama Calls On Senate To Delay Naming A Successor

Saturday, September 19, 2020

The former president says Republicans should "apply rules with consistency, and not based on what's convenient or advantageous in the moment."

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Bill Gates Sr., Father Of Microsoft Co-Founder, Dies At 94

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

"My dad's wisdom, generosity, empathy, and humility had a huge influence on people around the world," Gates wrote in a tribute to his father.

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2 Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies Shot In Apparent 'Ambush' Near Train Station

Sunday, September 13, 2020

The deputies were able to radio for help and were transported to St. Francis Medical Center, where they underwent surgery.

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Chris Murphy Says He Still Sees Hope For Progress Around Gun Laws And Racial Justice

Saturday, August 29, 2020

In his new book, the Connecticut Democrat outlines the history of the Second Amendment and gun violence. While solutions are big and comprehensive, Murphy says the U.S. is poised to turn a corner.

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'Black Panther' Star Chadwick Boseman Dies Of Cancer At Age 43

Friday, August 28, 2020

A statement posted to the actor's Twitter on Friday said Boseman had battled colon cancer for the last four years.

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New Zealand's Christchurch Mosque Shooter Sentenced To Life Without Parole

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The decision to imprison Brenton Tarrant for life marks the first time New Zealand has imposed such a sentence.

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Hurricane Laura Is Forecast To Hit U.S. Gulf Coast As Category 4 Hurricane

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

The storm is expected to have winds of at least 130 mph — a Category 4 storm — when it makes landfall near the Louisiana-Texas border. Its storm surge could be up to 14 feet.

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DHS Reassigns Official Following Intelligence Reports On Journalists, Protesters

Sunday, August 02, 2020

Brian Murphy was removed from his post at the DHS' Office of Intelligence and Analysis following news that his office compiled reports on protesters and journalists in Portland, Ore.

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'Cocoon' Actor Wilford Brimley Dies At 85

Sunday, August 02, 2020

The actor, who became an Internet sensation for his pronunciation of "diabetes" in a Liberty Medical ad, died Saturday morning at a Utah hospital.

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U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Top 140,000 As World Sets Daily Record In New Cases

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Nearly 260,000 new cases of coronavirus infection have been reported over the past day, according to data from the World Health Organization. More than a quarter were in the U.S.

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Oregon Sues Federal Agencies For Grabbing Up Protesters Off The Streets

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Protests continued in Oregon's largest city through Saturday night.

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Rep. John Lewis, A Force In The Civil Rights Movement, Dead At 80

Friday, July 17, 2020

Lewis began his nearly 60-year career in public service leading sit-ins at segregated lunch counters in the Jim Crow-era South. He went on to serve in Congress for more than three decades.

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Federal Officers Use Unmarked Vehicles To Grab People In Portland, DHS Confirms

Friday, July 17, 2020

Agents are deployed in the Oregon city amid anti-police protests. Homeland Security official Ken Cuccinelli tells NPR the tactic is being used to move detainees to a "safe location for questioning."

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Chief Justice John Roberts Was Hospitalized In June After Falling, Injuring Head

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Roberts injured his forehead after falling while walking near his home in June. He received sutures and was kept at the hospital out of an abundance of caution, according to the Supreme Court.

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Trump Flouts Virus Rules, Warns Of 'New Far-Left Fascism' At Mount Rushmore Event

Saturday, July 04, 2020

In a speech on the eve of July Fourth, the president denounced protesters who call for the removal of Confederate statues and announced he would establish a National Garden Of American Heroes.

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