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Hispanic and Black Children More Likely to Be Hospitalized With ‘Severe’ COVID-19 Symptoms

Hispanic children were approximately eight times as likely as white children to be hospitalized for COVID-19, while Black children were five times as likely to be hospitalized, according to the report.

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ACLU Leader: We Need Counselors, Not Cops

Arizona's student-to-counselor ratio is the worst in the nation, with only one counselor for every 905 students.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley testifies during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Thursday, July 9, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Michael Reynolds/Pool via AP)
Nation’s Top Military Officer: The Confederacy Committed ‘Treason’

Army Gen. Mark Milley did not explicitly say the base names should be changed, but he noted that the Army is now about 20% Black.

A surprise display of fireworks sponsored by Macy's explode over the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan as seen from a pier in Hoboken, N.J., Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The fireworks were not announced until an hour or so before to avoid attracting large crowds. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Stay Outdoors but Avoid Large Crowds: How to Celebrate Fourth of July While Protecting Yourself From COVID-19

Medical experts have advised Americans to spend time outdoors, practice social distancing, wash and sanitize their hands, avoid large crowds, and limit contact with people outside of their household.

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UPDATED: More than 7,000 Children in Florida Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

The CDC's new guidelines exclude age as a factor for COVID-19 contagion as more than 7,000 kids test positive in Florida alone, according to the Department of Health. But that number continues to grow rapidly.

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What Veterans Are Saying About Trump and the Russian Bounties: ‘I Don’t Think He Cares About Troops at All’

Trump's relationship with the nation's military community has been frequently strained. But just four months before the November election, reports that he either ignored, or was unaware of, a Russian plot to kill U.S. troops could intensify the tension and create new political risks.

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Intelligence Officials Say Trump Knew About Reported Bounty Program That Led to Deaths of U.S. Soldiers

President Donald Trump is under increasing scrutiny over his reported knowledge of a Russian bounty scheme that led to the deaths of multiple U.S. soldiers.