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Trump threatens to pull Republican convention out of North Carolina

Trump threatens to pull Republican convention out of North Carolina

President Donald Trump began a solemn Memorial Day railing against North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, ahead of the 2020 Republican National Convention, threatening to pull it out of Charlotte, where the convention is expected to be held August 24 to 27. Trump contended that Cooper is “unable to guarantee” that the arena can…MORE

The new reality at Arlington

The new reality at Arlington

As the nation observes Memorial Day in the midst of a global pandemic, the hallowed grounds at Arlington National Cemetery are also adapting to the situation. Masks, social distancing and other safety precautions have all become a part of the solemn rituals and pageantry at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as well as the…MORE

Faith leaders stress caution on reopening churches as Trump pushes for in-person services

Faith leaders stress caution on reopening churches as Trump pushes for in-person services

Faith leaders are stressing the need for a cautious approach to reopening churches after President Donald Trump declared places of worship “essential” during the pandemic and said he’d override governors if they didn’t allow in-person services. “Let me be very honest, I think the President’s push was clearly political maneuvering. Most churches never considered ourselves…MORE

Why Donald Trump’s wild weekend can’t be normalized

Why Donald Trump’s wild weekend can’t be normalized

On Friday morning, Joe Biden said something dumb — and offensive. “Well I tell you what, if you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black,” Biden told Charlemagne tha God in a radio interview for “The Breakfast Club.” He apologized later that day, saying he “shouldn’t have…MORE

The coronavirus has made me anxious. Just not in the way I thought.

The coronavirus has made me anxious. Just not in the way I thought.

When our country  — and the world  —  started to shut down in mid-March as a way to slow the spread of coronavirus, I anticipated a big rush of anxiety. After all, I’ve been struggling with anxiety issues  — specifically around health  —  for the better part of the last 20 years. What started as…MORE