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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. ...

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US Marks 9/11 Anniversary at Tributes Shadowed by Virus

Americans commemorated 9/11 on Friday as a new national crisis—the coronavirus pandemic—reconfigured anniversary ceremonies and a presidential campaign carved a path through the observances.

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Schools That Are Mostly Black, Latino Favor Starting Online

Districts where the vast majority of students are white are more than three times as likely as school districts that enroll mostly students of color to be open for some ...

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Critics: Eviction Ban May Only Delay Wave of Homelessness

Housing advocates say the Trump administration's surprise national moratorium on evictions only delays a wave of crushing debt and homelessness, and an attorney representing landlords questions whether the measure is ...

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Mississippi Governor Defends His Use of Phrase 'China Virus'

Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves on Wednesday defended his practice of referring to the new coronavirus as the “China virus." Reeves has used the phrase several times, including in social ...

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As World Grapples with Pandemic, Schools Are the Epicenter

The world is settling into a new normal for everyday life amid the coronavirus pandemic: online school classes, intermittent Zoom outages, museums that will only allow about a quarter of ...

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80% of Vermont Inmates at CoreCivic Private Prison in Mississippi Infected

An outbreak of the coronavirus at a private prison in Mississippi has now infected 80% of the Vermont inmates housed there and more test results are pending, the head of ...

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Judge: Women Can Get Abortion Pill Without Doctor Visits

A federal judge agreed Monday to suspend a rule that requires women during the COVID-19 pandemic to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to obtain an abortion pill.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Clinic Law

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting conservative justices in the first big ...

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Senate Approves 200th Federal Judge Nominated by Trump

The Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the 200th federal judge named by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the Republican-controlled chamber. ...

State Campaigns 2018

With two competitive U.S. Senate races on the ballot and four House races, Mississippi hasn’t ...


Photos of the characters and places in R.L. Nave's story REBEL LAND: A Racial History ...