National News

Abbie Bennett
July 17, 2020 - 10:56 am
The Pentagon has effectively banned public displays of the Confederate flag. A memo dated July 16 announced a new policy that allows service members and civilian employees to display or depict “flags that promote unity.”
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Lizzy Buczak
July 16, 2020 - 12:05 pm
Chatter about a second wave of stimulus relief payments for Americans picked up when President Donald Trump seemed to confirm a ‘generous’ payment. But is it happening? These dates may provide some clarity about what to expect.
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FILE - In this May 3, 2019, file photo, cars line up as mourners head to visitation services for AJ Freund at Davenport Funeral Home in Crystal Lake, Ill. JoAnn Cunningham who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the beating death of AJ Freund, her 5-year-old son, faces a maximum sentence of 60 years in state prison when she returns to court on Thursday, July 16, 2020. (Brian Hill/The Daily Herald via AP, File)
Associated Press
July 16, 2020 - 11:50 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The voice of a 5-year-old boy who was beaten to death and buried in a shallow grave filled a northern Illinois courtroom Thursday during a hearing in which a judge will decide if his mother, who admitted to killing the child, should die in prison. McHenry County prosecutors played a...
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John Healy
July 13, 2020 - 8:13 am
A new report suggests that Washington could have its new team name on Monday as the organization looks to move on from its racist Native American moniker and logo.
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Des Moines Public Schools custodian Cynthia Adams cleans a desk in a classroom at Brubaker Elementary School, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Associated Press
July 12, 2020 - 2:29 pm
As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher. They’re urging a more cautious approach, which many local governments and school...
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Dan Mennella
July 10, 2020 - 2:37 pm
NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski posted an apology after he apparently sent a harsh two-word reply in response to a press release from Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri.
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Associated Press
July 10, 2020 - 11:00 am
The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid.
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Comet NEOWISE
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Sam Masterson
July 10, 2020 - 8:27 am
The night sky will be a bit brighter this month as a newly discovered comet flies through the inner solar system for the first time in 6,800 years.
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Eric Sykes
July 09, 2020 - 2:19 pm
The infected patients returned home to 10 different states and then tested positive.
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Eldis Sula
July 08, 2020 - 2:10 pm
The Supreme Court is expected to issue opinions regarding President Donald Trump’s financial records on Thursday, which marks the end of the court’s term.
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