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Trump shakes up campaign leadership as he struggles in latest polls

President Donald Trump shook up his campaign leadership on Tuesday, announcing he was promoting Bill Stepien to be his campaign manager and demoting Brad Parscale, who had been serving in that role. The announcement comes on the same day that two national polls showed the President trailing presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden by double digits.…MORE

USC will award $4,000 scholarships per semester to students who stay at home

USC will award $4,000 scholarships per semester to students who stay at home

The University of Southern California’s financial aid office announced it will award up to $8,000 in scholarships to students who would normally receive financial aid for housing but decide to stay home this school year. “For most of you, it has been difficult to plan for the year ahead without knowing where you will be…MORE

Rose Parade canceled for first time since World War II

Rose Parade canceled for first time since World War II

The 132nd Tournament of Roses Parade, held every New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California, has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns, parade officials said Wednesday. “While we are extremely disappointed that we are unable to host the parade, we believe that not doing so will prevent the spread of COVID-19, as well as protect the…MORE

North Carolina city votes to approve reparations for Black residents

North Carolina city votes to approve reparations for Black residents

In a historic move, the city of Asheville, North Carolina, voted unanimously to approve a reparations resolution for Black residents Tuesday night. Asheville, which is 83% White and 12% Black, formally apologized for the role it played in slavery and implementing racist policies. The resolution, which passed in a 7-0 city council vote, does not…MORE

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Back to school or back to square one?

Even though the heat of mid-summer is still upon us and the coronvirus pandemic continues, back-to-school season is right around the corner. With the possible exception of mask-wearing, no topic is generating as much debate as the reopening of schools. Everyone — leaders at all levels of government, public health experts, child welfare advocates, pediatricians,…MORE

‘From worst to first’: These states have tamed coronavirus, even after reopening. Here’s how they’re doing it, and why they can’t let up

‘From worst to first’: These states have tamed coronavirus, even after reopening. Here’s how they’re doing it, and why they can’t let up

When Covid-19 suddenly ravaged New York, hospitals looked “apocalyptic.” Refrigerated trucks turned into morgues because there wasn’t enough space for all the victims. That was March. Three months later, the state had “done a full 180, from worst to first,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Now, the rates of infection, hospitalizations or deaths have plummeted in…MORE

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