Joe Biden with supporters
How Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” Plan Will Help Latinos and Other People of Color

The fourth and final part of Biden’s economic recovery proposal aims to “deal with systemic racism and advance racial equity in our economy.”

In a photo provided by Newton County Schools, teaching assistant Crystal May talks to kindergarten student Lewis Henry Thompson, 5, as she takes his temperature at Newton County Elementary School in Decatur, Miss., Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Thousands of students across the nation resumed in-person school Monday for the first time since March. Parents are having to balance the children's need for socialization and instruction that school provides, with the reality that the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has hit about 155,000 and cases are rising in numerous places. (Janine Vincent/Newton County Schools via AP)
Over 338,000 Children Have Contracted COVID Since March. Now School Is About to Start.

Over 90,000 of those cases were reported in the last two weeks of July.

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Trump Dismisses the 158,000 Coronavirus Deaths in the U.S.: ‘It Is What It Is’

The novel coronavirus disease has claimed the lives of nearly 156,000 Americans, and the president of the United States believes “it is what it is.”

Arkansas state Sen. Joyce Elliot on the right in 2013 (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
A Record Number of Black Women Are Running for Office

Traditionally, Black women candidates faced greater challenges running outside of majority Black districts, but this season more are also setting their sights on Republican-held seats.

President Donald Trump exits Air Force One as he arrives at Tulsa International Airport on Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
‘Very Much the Business of the American People’: Reporters Alarmed Trump’s Charlotte Convention Might Not Be Open to Press

Members of the media outraged by news press might not be admitted to Trump's Republican National Convention in Charlotte.

As the state gears up for its largest mail-in count in history, absentee ballots arrive at clerks' offices across Michigan by the bin. Photo via WSBT
Here’s How Michigan Is Handling the Unprecedented Number of Absentee Ballots

"We just roll with it. We don't have time to sit there and complain about it or panic about it," said one local clerk.

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Military Vet Slams Trump for Spreading Lies About Voting by Mail

Many vets shared their stories on social media about how they voted during elections while serving overseas.

Signs of a closed store due to COVID-19 in Niles, Ill.
Anti-Abortion Groups and Chinese Companies Took Millions in Loans While Small U.S. Businesses Struggle

Small businesses across the U.S. continue to close while reports emerge that China-linked companies and anti-abortion groups have received millions of dollars in loans.