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Pennsylvania school district reverses ban on books by authors of color after students fought back

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A southern Pennsylvania school board has reversed its decision to ban anti-racism books and resources. The Central York school board unanimously approved the reinstatement of a list of anti-racism books and resource...

Remembering 9/11: Barbara Olson fought for life until her final minutes, now Ted Olson does too

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She managed to call her solicitor general husband, Ted Olson, twice from the back of the plane where the terrorists, armed with knives and box cutters, herded the passengers. She reported the hijacking aboard America...

US troops who fought in Afghanistan can hold ‘head up high,’ letter from top military officials says

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The letter was signed by Army Gen. Mark Milley, its chairman, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Ramón Colón-López. The note addressed the current challenges the military faces after the troop withdrawal from the c...

The Harlem Hellfighters, Black soldiers who fought in World War I, will receive a Congressional Gold Medal

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The "Harlem Hellfighters" helped the US win World War I. The Black infantry unit was one of the most decorated regiments at the time, even as most of its members were met with racism and disregard upon their return ...

Rep. Mike Garcia: Black market pot, our open border, lax law enforcement – how we fought back in my district

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A few months ago, I began hearing from my constituents about how land in the Antelope Valley was being overrun with large-scale grow houses producing black-market marijuana that was unlicensed through the state proce...

Travis Scott, Meek Mill fought at Fourth of July party in the Hamptons: report

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Sources say the two rappers got into a loud verbal argument at the over-the-top soirée — which was thrown by 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin, and attended by a host of stars including Jay-Z, Robert Kraft, Alex Rodriguez...

Harris chief of staff Tina Flournoy fought to shield Big Tobacco from liability as Philip Morris exec: memos

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Flournoy's portfolio at Philip Morris included working to "kill" Medicaid liability bills as states sued tobacco companies for Medicaid costs incurred by patients who smoked cigarettes. Today, tobacco companies must ...

Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks: I fought back against Dems’ election untruths. Here’s what I learned about S1

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For those who did not closely follow that 2020 election saga, the most important thing to know is it took my Democratic opponent and Democratic Party leaders like Speaker Pelosi nearly five months to accept that a sl...

Mets’ Kevin Pillar fought to be in lineup on Tuesday despite suffering multiple facial fractures

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"If I could see a little better, I’d be fighting about me being in the lineup today," Pillar stated. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Pillar was up with the bases loaded on Monday night when he took a 94 mph p...

Jane Hampton Cook: When cancel culture came for Ben Franklin – here’s how this founder fought back

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Yet in the past year, Franklin has been the target of cancel culture. Washburn University removed Franklin's statue to appease vandals while a Washington, D.C., committee included him on their statue hit list. Likewi...

Why has Donald Trump fought so hard to keep his tax returns secret?

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The Supreme Court's rejection Monday of an attempt by Donald Trump to keep Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance from seeing his tax returns (and other financial documents) was rightly cast as a major legal setbac...

CNN Correspondent Joe Johns fought off a raccoon seconds before returning to a ‘New Day’ live shot

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While there are not really normal days in Washington anymore, CNN Senior Washington Correspondent Joe Johns had a little more excitement added to his day, thanks to a raccoon. Johns said that he and the raccoon hav...

Google Doodle honors civil rights activist who fought school segregation in California in the 1940s

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Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off on Tuesday, and Google is fittingly celebrating with a new Google Doodle -- of civil rights pioneer and business owner Felicitas Mendez. Mendez, born in 1916 in Puerto Rico, is most...