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Joe Biden Selects California Sen. Kamala Harris As Running Mate

Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump.

Powerful Derecho Leaves Path Of Devastation Across Midwest

A rare storm packing 100 mph winds and with power similar to an inland hurricane swept across the Midwest, blowing over trees, flipping vehicles, causing widespread property damage and leaving hundreds of thousands without power as it moved through Chicago and into Indiana and Michigan.

Republican National Convention Designated 'No Drone Zone'

To ensure the safety of convention attendees and the residents of Charlotte, The U.S. Secret Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department announce a “No Drone Zone” during the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte, N.C., August 24, 2020.

Trump Seems Ready To Bypass Lawmakers On Virus Aid

Ready and willing to bypass elected lawmakers, President Donald Trump seemed set to claim the power to defer payroll taxes and extend expired unemployment benefits after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.

Last-Ditch Virus Aid Talks Collapse; No Help For Jobless Now

A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money collapsed in disappointment Friday, making it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits and further damage for an economy pummeled by the still-raging coronavirus.

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