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Standing up to a discriminatory draft board put a man in exile for nearly 40 years

Added: 10.07.2020 17:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

Preston King was seeking a deferment from a draft board to pursue his doctoral degree, but when the board found out he was black, they denied the deferment and refused to address him as Mr. King. King said he would serve, but only if the board referred to him as “mister.” They refused.

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Grassley disappointed Iowa-Iowa State game nixed after Big Ten make schedule change

Added: 10.07.2020 12:27 | 9 views | 0 comments

The Big Ten’s plan to have a conference-only schedule during the college football season stunned many fans and left at least one U.S. senator upset.

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EU 'failed to protect bees and pollinators', report finds

Added: 10.07.2020 6:02 | 4 views | 0 comments

EU auditors concluded on Thursday that EU key policies adopted to protect and halt the decline of pollinators across the bloc have been largely inefficient and called on the European Commission to better address this issue.

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2 U.S. Senate seats on the ballot in Georgia as Democrats, Republicans battle for control

Added: 10.07.2020 1:59 | 3 views | 0 comments

With two Senate seats up for grabs in November, the state of Georgia is shaping up to be key in whether Democrats or Republicans gain control of the chamber. Greg Bluestein of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss the challengers taking on Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler.


Tammy Duckworth fires back at Tucker Carlson, Trump campaign

Added: 10.07.2020 1:34 | 3 views | 0 comments

The senator said she won't be deterred by "self-serving, insecure men who can't tell the difference between true patriotism and hateful nationalism."

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Famous Jurassic Park Dinosaur Was More Powerful than Previously Thought

Added: 09.07.2020 16:35 | 30 views | 0 comments

Dilophosaurus wetherilli was the largest animal known to have lived on land in North America during the Early Jurassic. Despite its charismatic presence in pop culture, major aspects of Dilophosaurus wetherilli’s skeletal anatomy, taxonomy and evolutionary relationships were unknown until now. “It’s pretty much the best, worst-known dinosaur. Until this study, nobody knew what Dilophosaurus [...]

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Federal workers are returning to the office. Some members of Congress say they shouldn’t be.

Added: 09.07.2020 11:20 | 36 views | 0 comments

Senators representing Maryland and Virginia will send a letter Thursday warning against premature reopenings.

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7 of 47 in Senate Dems Caucus have mostly non-white staffs, survey shows

Added: 08.07.2020 23:45 | 9 views | 0 comments

Seven out of 47 senators who caucus with the Democrats have a team made up of at least 50 percent of staffers who identify as “non-Caucasian,” according to new data.

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UN chief: Foreign interference in Libya conflict at 'unprecedented levels'

Added: 08.07.2020 18:32 | 42 views | 0 comments

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the Security Council on Wednesday that the conflict in Libya has entered a new phase "with foreign interference reaching unprecedented levels." The oil-producing country descended into chaos after the NATO-backed overthrow of leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Since 2014, Libya has been split, with an internationally recognized government...

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