Kanakuk Kamps battle a COVID cluster

When Kanakuk Kamps, a prominent network of Christian camps in Missouri, opened their five overnight camps on May 30, parents could feel assured by what they read in camp materials that protocols were organized, and in place, to keep children and staff safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Then, on June 26, families were notified by mass-email that the More...

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By admin On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Kentucky man accused of planning school shooting sentenced to 10 years

A Kentucky man who bought an AR-15 rifle that authorities alleged he planned to use to open fire at his former high school in 2018 was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday, federal prosecutors said. The More...

By admin On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Amazon joins Target, Walmart in removing Washington NFL team merchandise

Amazon on Wednesday notified sellers that it is removing products that feature the name of Washington’s NFL team. The name has long been condemned as an anti-Indigenous slur, and in recent days, the team More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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International student enrollment is in jeopardy. These are the states that would be affected the most.

The Trump administration’s decision Monday to strip visas from international college students whose schools will be online-only in the fall could put the status of more than 1 million students at risk and More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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A handful of Republican senators say they won’t be attending the GOP convention

At least five Republican senators say they will not be attending the Republican National Convention next month in Jacksonville, Florida. The senators skipping out include Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Mitt Romney More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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L.A. activists grapple with the legacy of the 1992 uprising on Asian-Black relations

As protests erupted in Los Angeles in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, some of the demonstrations were led by Asian Americans looking to the past to inform their activism. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Video shows fatal restraint of Cornelius Fredericks, 16, in Michigan foster facility

At least six staff members at a Michigan youth facility restrained a Black teenager until he lost consciousness, security camera video of the fatal incident released Tuesday shows. Cornelius Fredericks, 16, More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Congress created virus aid, then reaped the benefits, data shows

WASHINGTON — At least a dozen lawmakers have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to newly released government data, highlighting how Washington insiders were both author More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Trump administration gives formal notice of withdrawal from WHO

The United States has officially notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization, a White House official said Tuesday. That notice of withdrawal was submitted to the U.N. secretary-general. Congress More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Experimental treatment may have eliminated man’s HIV, doctors say

A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant virus from More...