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FILE - In this April 16, 2020, file photo, a man wearing a mask walks behind a Pacific Gas and Electric truck in San Francisco. Pacific Gas & Electric's proposal to pay $25.5 billion for a series of deadly Northern California wildfires ignited by its equipment faces a last-ditch effort to persuade a judge to reject the plan to get the nation's largest utility out of bankruptcy. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
PG&E critics urge judge to reject utility's bankruptcy planPacific Gas & Electric’s proposal to pay $25.5 billion for a series of deadly Northern California wildfires ignited by its equipment is facing a final barrage of resistance from critics
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FILE - In this May 5, 2020, file photo Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee nomination hearing for Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cotton wrote in a New York Times op-ed Tuesday, June 2, that local law enforcement needs the backup of active-duty military forces to tamp down unrest in the U.S. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File)
Headlines, op-ed prompt staff protests at NY Times, InquirerStaff members at both The New York Times and Philadelphia Inquirer called in sick to protest decisions deemed insensitive during nationwide unrest over police treatment of minorities
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Woman charged in stepson's death accused of plotting escapeA Colorado woman charged with killing her 11-year-old stepson is now accused of plotting to break out of jail
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FILE - In this March 27, 2020, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room in Washington. DeVos is pushing ahead with a policy that will steer tens of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief to private primary schools and secondary schools across the nation.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
States sue to block DeVos' campus sexual assault overhaulDemocratic attorneys general in more than a dozen states have filed a federal lawsuit attempting to block Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ new policy guiding schools and colleges in the handling of sexual assault cases
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Kanye West Will Cover College for Floyd's DaughterKanye West is reaching for his wallet in the aftermath of the George Floyd death. A rep said Thursday that he has started a 529 college savings fund to cover the future tuition of Floyd's 6-year-old daughter, Gianna, reports TMZ . West also has donated $2 million to charities associated with...
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Researchers Retract Study Warning About ChloroquineThe authors of a well-publicized study that indicated taking chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatments could be unsafe no longer stand behind their work. The medical journal the Lancet said the authors asked that their paper be retracted, Stat News reports. "We can no longer vouch for the veracity of...
Newser2 hours ago
Southern Baptists see 13th year of membership declineThe nation’s largest Protestant denomination is almost 2% smaller than it was in 2018
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FILE - This Jan. 16, 2020 file photo shows a Uniper energy company coal-fired power plant and a BP refinery beside a wind generator in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The world hit another new record high for heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, despite reduced emissions because of the coronavirus pandemic, scientists announced Thursday, June 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Heat-trapping carbon dioxide in air hits new record highNew measurements show carbon pollution levels in the air hit another record in May
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Suspect Used Racial Slur as Arbery Lay Dying: AgentA Georgia court heard Thursday that Travis McMichael used a racial epithet as he stood over a dying Ahmaud Arbery. The lead investigator in the case said William "Roddie" Bryan Jr., who videotaped the killing, described the scene to him, USA Today reports. McMichael and his father, Gregory, were arrested...
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Reyna Montoya stands outside her home Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Gilbert, Ariz. Every Monday, Montoya wakes up extra early and logs onto the Supreme Court's blog, hitting refresh over and over again to find out if it's ruled on the Obama-era program that shields her from deportation. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Immigrants anxious as they await Supreme Court DACA decisionMany immigrants are feeling anxious as they wait to hear whether the U.S. Supreme Court will allow President Donald Trump to end the program that shields them from deportation
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New citizens, socially distanced, are sworn in outside the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Lawrence, Mass. The federal agency is resuming services in many cities across the country after being shuttered for more than two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Citizenship concerns remain as immigration agency reopensThe federal agency charged with overseeing legal immigration is resuming services in many cities across the country Thursday after being shuttered for more than two months because of the coronavirus pandemic
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Judge rules there is enough evidence to try 3 suspects on murder charges in fatal shooting of Ahmaud ArberyJudge rules there is enough evidence to try 3 suspects on murder charges in fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery
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