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May 23 2020
China pledged on Friday to uphold its commitments under the phase one trade deal with the U.S., including purchasing of American goods like soybeans and pork, as tensions between the world’s two largest economies flare up once again.
“We will work with the United States to implement the phase one China-U.S. economic and trade agreement,” Premier Li Keqiang told an annual gathering ofForbes
Jun 09 2020
George Floyd will be buried in Houston on Tuesday two weeks after his death while being held by police in a Minneapolis street, and more anti-racism rallies inspired by his treatment were set to take place in the United States and in Europe.
Thousands of mourners paid their respects on Monday, filing past his open coffin at the Fountain of Praise Church in Houston, Texas, where FloydReuters
May 22 2020
Kelly Loeffler is behind in the polls and best known for her fortuitously timed stock trades.
But the Georgia Republican insisted during a 25-minute interview that she’s not going anywhere.
“Not only am I not dropping out, but I'm gonna win,” Loeffler said Thursday. “And no one's going to intimidate me into thinking that that's the right course for our party, for our state, forPolitico
May 22 2020
In a campaign season profoundly disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, about half of U.S. adults say they are fairly closely or very closely following news about the candidates for the 2020 presidential election. That is somewhat smaller than the share who were following news about the presidential candidates a few months ago, and substantially smaller than the share now following news aboutPew Research Center
Apr 13 2020
When Spencer Clauson, a student at Tulane University in New Orleans, signed up to be a volunteer court watcher earlier this year, he expected to sit in courtrooms to help track things like the bonds set or the race of defendants. It’s how the nonprofit group Court Watch NOLA gathers data on the decisions judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys make.But Clauson recently found himself on aThe Marshall Project
Jun 08 2020
The largely peaceful protests prompted by the police killing of George Floyd went on across the US and around the world over the weekend, as it emerged that more than 10,000 US protesters have been arrested during the weeks of unrest – many for non-violent offences. In Minneapolis, where Floyd died, the city council has taken a dramatic step towards reform, by declaring their intent to disbandThe Guardian
Jun 08 2020
Protests spread over police shootings. Police promised reforms. Every year, they still shoot and kill nearly 1,000 people.
Protests against the use of deadly force by police swept across the country in 2015.
Demonstrators marched in Chicago, turned chaotic in Baltimore, and occupied the area outside a Minneapolis police station for weeks. Protesters repeatedly took to the streets of Ferguson, Mo., where a white police officer had killed a black teenager the previous year and fueled anew a national debateWashington Post
May 21 2020
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to command Americans’ attention, views of the media’s performance and details about what people have seen or heard differ substantially depending on which sources they rely on most for news and information about the pandemic.
Americans who rely on national outlets for COVID-19 news most likely to see media coverage as accurateAmong five groups of newsPew Research Center
Apr 12 2020
On Fox News Thursday in discussion with Sean Hannity, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) made an extraordinary statement: That he wants the United States to “cancel” some of the national debt held by the Chinese government as punishment for allowing the coronavirus to spread beyond its borders.
“I want to get the medical supply chain back in the United States, and I want to start canceling someRaw Story
Jun 15 2020
Democrats have a once-in-a-generation opportunity, akin to the first civil rights era, to reorder our politics. In the 1960s, southern whites shifted to the Republicans, while nonwhite voters in cities and young voters went to the Democrats. Now the tectonic plates are shifting once more. NBC News explains what has happened to the two parties:
Republicans have actually grown theirJennifer Rubin