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The FBI’s top lawyer is resigning

The FBI’s top lawyer is resigning

The FBI’s top lawyer is resigning amid renewed pressure from President Donald Trump and Republican allies for the bureau to remove any remaining officials associated with the Russia investigation. Dana Boente, FBI general counsel, has served 38 years in a variety of career posts at the Justice Department. He is resigning June 30, the FBI…MORE

Trump postponing the G7 to at least September

Trump postponing the G7 to at least September

President Donald Trump has announced he is postponing the G7 until at least September and wants to invite four additional countries to the summit: Russia, Australia, India and South Korea. “I’m postponing it because I don’t feel as a G7 it probably represents what’s going on in the world. It’s a very outdated group of…MORE

Michelle Obama: It’s up to everyone to root out racism

Michelle Obama: It’s up to everyone to root out racism

Non-black folks also need to help root out racism, former first lady Michelle Obama said this week while speaking out over the death of George Floyd. Obama expressed grief over the recent killing of Floyd, as well as other black men and women in recent weeks, in a Facebook post on Friday. “Like so many…MORE

Trump touts America’s spirit after successful launch of NASA/SpaceX rocket

Trump touts America’s spirit after successful launch of NASA/SpaceX rocket

Following the successful launch of the NASA/SpaceX rocket on Saturday, President Donald Trump claimed that America has regained its position as the “world leader” in space. While speaking at the Kennedy Space Center, Trump said that “the United States has regained our place of prestige as the world leader.” The President continued: “You can’t be…MORE

Schools struggle with shifting rules on federal coronavirus relief money

Schools struggle with shifting rules on federal coronavirus relief money

It’s been two months since Congress allocated about $13 billion for K-12 schools in its coronavirus-related emergency aid package — but the money hasn’t yet reached many school districts amid questions over how it should be spent. School districts across the country, which quickly shifted to remote learning in March, are already winding down lessons.…MORE

CDC to resume regular coronavirus briefings after being sidelined by White House

CDC to resume regular coronavirus briefings after being sidelined by White House

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will resume its regular briefings on Covid-19 following a three-month hiatus during which the nation’s top health agency became less visible in an unprecedented crisis. The decision to restart the CDC briefings comes as the death toll has reached a grim milestone of more than 103,000 and the…MORE