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The Fort Worth officer who shot Atatiana Jefferson wasn't actually asked to do a welfare check
When Atatiana Jefferson's neighbor called police, he says he expected them to go check and see if she was OK. ...

Moschino sends puppets down the runway for Milan Fashion Week

The tiniest of runway shows was staged during Milan Fashion Week, and no models or guests were present. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/26/20

The first presidential debate will be 90 minutes and focus on six topics. Here's how the candidates are preparing

Democratic nominee Joe Biden is moving from briefing books into full days of preparations. President Donald Trump is studying notecards and getting help from a long-time ally, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/26/20

Progressive activists are wary over criminal justice under a Biden-Harris administration

They spent the summer on the frontlines of a historic protest movement against police violence. But many young criminal justice activists leading the charge for police reform won't be enthusiastically casting their ballots for the Democratic presidential ticket in November. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/26/20

Opinion: President Trump, here are three tips for besting Biden at the debate

The first general election debate on September 29 represents a significant opportunity for President Donald Trump to change the dynamic of a race where he trails in national polling, as well as in recent polls from some of the battleground states he would need to win to be reelected. While ... Read More ...
Posted on: 09/26/20

Analysis: The FBI director just shut down Donald Trump's vote-fraud conspiracy

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Posted on: 09/26/20

Poll worker recruitment picks up as officials prepare for in-person voting

As more early voting sites open across the country, election officials have faced a significant challenge: Staffing those sites with poll workers. And amid the coronavirus pandemic, the stakes are higher than ever. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/26/20

Treaties alone can't protect women from violence

Women have always been punching bags for men's anger in the patriarchal systems we live in. It comes as no surprise that rates of violence are up everywhere as the pandemic and its lockdowns push women further into men's deadly embrace. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/26/20

A school reopening story goes wrong

On Thursday, September 17, in the early morning, I entered my eerily empty classroom in the Bronx, cracked the windows, and counted the tiles on the floor to ensure that my desk was, in fact, 6 feet apart from the teacher with whom I share the room. Read More ...
Posted on: 09/26/20

RBG faced opposition from the start

When President Bill Clinton selected Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the nominee from his Supreme Court shortlist in 1993, women's groups?both conservative and liberal?raised concerns. As we discuss in our book "Shortlisted," some feminists criticized Ginsburg's position on equality as one that ignored the historic oppression of women. She advocated that ... Read More ...
Posted on: 09/26/20

Abe Lincoln's savvy approach to a tough election

Since President Donald Trump loves describing himself as akin to the second coming of Abraham Lincoln, he might want to take a few lessons from Lincoln, not only on how to wage a campaign for re-election but how to deal with the possibility of defeat in a time of national ... Read More ...
Posted on: 09/26/20



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