July 6, 2020
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NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols, inch closer to resuming season

Hurricanes center Vincent Trocheck skates during a voluntary workout at PNC Arena last Wednesday. Carolina resumed on-ice workouts last Tuesday in preparation for their planned five-game play-in series against the New York Rangers. (Photo courtesy of the Carolina Hurricanes) The

  • Jimmie Johnson, knocked out of Brickyard after contracting COVID-19, copes at home

    Seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson, pictured in February, tested positive for COVID-19 and will not race in Sunday’s Brickyard 400. (John Raoux / AP Photo) INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid the coronavirus. They washed
  • Utah GOP governor’s race still tight between Cox, Huntsman

    Jon Huntsman reacts after seeing the first results in the GOP primary race for governor at his headquarters, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The hotly contested four-way GOP primary in the race for Utah governor ended Tuesday, but no winner was
  • US peace envoy looks to start of talks to end Afghan war

    FILE – In this March 9, 2020 file photo, Washington’s peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, attends Ashraf Ghani’s inauguration ceremony at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. According to a statement released Thursday, July 2, 2020, by the U.S. Embassy in
  • Roberts a pivotal vote in the Supreme Court’s big opinions

    FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2020, file photo Chief Justice of the United States, John Roberts walks to the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Washington. Roberts told graduating seniors at his son’s high school that the coronavirus has
  • GOP lawmakers urge action after Russia-Afghanistan briefing

    White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Monday, June 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON, D.C. — Eight Republican lawmakers attended a White House briefing about explosive allegations that Russia
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Roberts a pivotal vote in the Supreme Court’s big opinions

FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2020, file photo Chief Justice of the United States, John Roberts walks to the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Washington. Roberts told graduating seniors at his son’s high school that the coronavirus has

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GOP lawmakers urge action after Russia-Afghanistan briefing

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Monday, June 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON, D.C. — Eight Republican lawmakers attended a White House briefing about explosive allegations that Russia

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Mississippi lawmakers vote to remove rebel emblem from flag

A Mississippi state flag waves adjacent to a flag change supporter’s sign that welcomes the state to “the right side of history,” outside the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Sunday, June 28, 2020, while lawmakers are expected to consider state flag

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Lobbyist Abramoff charged in cryptocurrency fraud case

FILE – This Feb. 2, 2012 file photo shows former lobbyist Jack Abramoff speaking in Washington. U.S. officials say Abramoff, a once-powerful lobbyist who spent time in federal prison for fraud and corruption, has been charged in a San Francisco

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Facebook to label all rule-breaking posts – even Trump’s

FILE – This combination of photos shows logos for social media platforms, from left, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The company behind Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, Dove soap and a host of other consumer products says it will stop advertising

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Justices boost Trump administration’s power in asylum cases

The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, early Monday, June 15, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court on Thursday strengthened the Trump administration’s ability to deport people seeking asylum without allowing them to make their

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Kosovo president, 9 ex-fighters indicted for war crimes

FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 file photo, Kosovo president Hashim Thaci gestures during a press conference in Kosovo capital Pristina. Kosovo’s president and nine other former separatist fighters were indicted on a range of crimes against humanity

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Joel Schumacher, director of ‘St. Elmo’s Fire,’ dies at 80

FILE – In this Jan. 29, 2010 file photo, director Joel Schumacher attends the premiere of “Twelve” during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. A representative for Schumacher said the filmmaker died Monday, June 22, 2020, in