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The Commission on Presidential Debates faces an uncertain future after Biden and Trump bypassed it

The Commission on Presidential Debates faces an uncertain future after Biden and Trump bypassed it

PHOENIX (AP) — The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates, which has planned presidential faceoffs in every election since 1988, has an uncertain future after President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump struck an agreement to meet o
Topeka was at the center of Brown v. Board. Decades later, segregation of another sort lingers

Topeka was at the center of Brown v. Board. Decades later, segregation of another sort lingers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The lesson on diversity started slowly in a first-grade classroom in Topeka, where schools were at the center of the case that struck down segregated education. “I like broccoli.
Biden and Trump, trading barbs, agree to 2 presidential debates, in June and September

Biden and Trump, trading barbs, agree to 2 presidential debates, in June and September

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump on Wednesday agreed to hold two campaign debates — the first on June 27 hosted by CNN and the second on Sept.
What we know, and don't know, about the presidential debates

What we know, and don't know, about the presidential debates

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of questions about whether general election debates would happen, President Joe Biden and Republican nominee Donald Trump have agreed to participate in two of them: one in June and one in September.

North Carolina lawmakers push bill to ban most public mask wearing, citing crime

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Donald Trump asks New York’s high court to intervene in fight over gag order in hush money trial

Donald Trump asks New York’s high court to intervene in fight over gag order in hush money trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is seeking to have New York’s highest court intervene in his fight over a gag order that has seen him fined $10,000 and threatened with jail for violating a ban on commenting about witnesses, jurors and others connected t
Fourth accused in Nijjar murder appears in B.C. court

Fourth accused in Nijjar murder appears in B.C. court

SURREY, B.C. — A fourth man accused in the murder of British Columbia Sikh activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar will next appear at provincial court on May 21, the same day the other three accused are scheduled for a hearing.
Indigenous identity summit commits to advocating against NunatuKavut, Ontario Métis

Indigenous identity summit commits to advocating against NunatuKavut, Ontario Métis

OTTAWA — A two-day summit on Indigenous identity fraud wrapped up Wednesday with a message to Canada: we're joining forces, and we want action to curb the epidemic.
Democrats raise concerns about Republicans meddling in a competitive Oregon primary

Democrats raise concerns about Republicans meddling in a competitive Oregon primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new political action committee has begun pouring money into a key Oregon swing district just days before the Democratic primary there, raising questions about whether Republicans are trying to tilt the scales in the contest.
'The whole country is not on fire': Canadian tourism industry struggles as fires rage

'The whole country is not on fire': Canadian tourism industry struggles as fires rage

OTTAWA — Canada's tourism industry is trying to put on its Sunday best this week, showcasing itself to more than 500 international travel agents and tour operators at the largest annual tourism convention in Canada.
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