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Trump urges governors to crack down on violent protests [Video]

Trump urges governors to crack down on violent protests

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged state governors to crack down on protests over racial inequality that have engulfed the nation's major cities, as officials extended curfews in hopes of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:00Published
Biden meets with black leaders, promises police oversight board [Video]

Biden meets with black leaders, promises police oversight board

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised black community leaders in Delaware on Monday he would earn their support amid nationwide police brutality protests, saying he would create a police..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:27Published
Congresswoman to Biden: 'Our breath has been taken away, and we gotta get it back' [Video]

Congresswoman to Biden: 'Our breath has been taken away, and we gotta get it back'

During a meeting with African-American leaders in his home state of Delaware, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden listened as an emotional Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester described how..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published
Another Ebola Outbreak Hits the Democratic Republic of the Congo as Country Continues to Battle Coronavirus [Video]

Another Ebola Outbreak Hits the Democratic Republic of the Congo as Country Continues to Battle Coronavirus

New reports out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo detail a second outbreak of the Ebola virus.

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A Look at Antifa, the Group President Trump Wants to Designate as a Terrorist Organization [Video]

A Look at Antifa, the Group President Trump Wants to Designate as a Terrorist Organization

Antifa has been in the news after President Trump said he would declare the group a terrorist organization. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has a look at the controversial group and why Trump has its sights..

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 01:07Published
DR Congo activists fight misinformation around COVID-19 [Video]

DR Congo activists fight misinformation around COVID-19

Activists in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are facing challenges beating myths and COVID-19 itself.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:10Published
Democratic Incumbent Faces Challenger In Pennsylvania House Of Representatives 20th District Race [Video]

Democratic Incumbent Faces Challenger In Pennsylvania House Of Representatives 20th District Race

KDKA's Jon Delano spoke with challenger Emily Kinkead and incumbent Adam Ravenstahl about the upcoming primary election.

Credit: KDKA CBS 2 Pittsburgh     Duration: 02:06Published
PM Modi writes to citizens on 1st anniversary of NDA 2.0 govt, expresses gratitude [Video]

PM Modi writes to citizens on 1st anniversary of NDA 2.0 govt, expresses gratitude

As his government completes one year of its second term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a letter to the people of the country listed out several initiatives, achievements and big decisions taken by..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:56Published
Minneapolis police officer charged with murder of George Floyd [Video]

Minneapolis police officer charged with murder of George Floyd

A white former Minneapolis police officer was charged with murder on Friday after a bystander's video showed him pinning his knee into the neck of an unarmed black man who later died, an incident that..

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Biden: 'We are a country with an open wound' [Video]

Biden: 'We are a country with an open wound'

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Friday expressed his concern for the nation follwing the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, saying that the "soul of America is at stake."

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Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects? [Video]

Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects?

Joe Biden has started the vetting process to choose a running mate for the Democratic ticket. Reuters reports the process expected to wrap up by July. Who are some of the names on the list? Senator..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:41Published
How the Killing of George Floyd in Minnesota Will Affect Biden’s Decision on a VP [Video]

How the Killing of George Floyd in Minnesota Will Affect Biden’s Decision on a VP

George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis at the hands of a white police officer is making headlines across the country. It’s also pointed the spotlight squarely on the Biden campaign and who the..

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 01:26Published
Does vote-by-mail have a partisan effect? [Video]

Does vote-by-mail have a partisan effect?

Most studies say no overall, but small differences from locality to locality can influence whether Republicans or Democrats are able to get their ballots mailed on time and accepted by election..

Credit: WCPO Cincinnati     Duration: 02:17Published
Local GOP, Democrats leery of election changes in November [Video]

Local GOP, Democrats leery of election changes in November

The leaders of Hamilton County’s Democratic and Republican parties both see reason to be concerned about possible changes, they said Thursday.

Credit: WCPO Cincinnati     Duration: 02:16Published
Region’s First African American Female Lawmaker Challenged By Local Councilwoman [Video]

Region’s First African American Female Lawmaker Challenged By Local Councilwoman

Summer is not only the first African American woman elected to the state House of Representatives from this area, but she is also the first Democratic Socialist. Her passionate advocacy of progressive..

Credit: KDKA CBS 2 Pittsburgh     Duration: 02:03Published
Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Brian Sims Irate, Demands Investigation After Claiming Republican Lawmaker Hid COVID-19 Diagnosis [Video]

Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Brian Sims Irate, Demands Investigation After Claiming Republican Lawmaker Hid COVID-19 Diagnosis

Howard Monroe reports.

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Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Brian Sims Demands Investigation After Claiming Republican Lawmaker Hid Coronavirus Diagnosis [Video]

Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Brian Sims Demands Investigation After Claiming Republican Lawmaker Hid Coronavirus Diagnosis

Howard Monroe reports.

Credit: CBS 3 Philly     Duration: 01:46Published
Joe Biden Says by August 1 Campaign Will Announce His Pick for VP [Video]

Joe Biden Says by August 1 Campaign Will Announce His Pick for VP

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says his running mate for the 2020 election will be named by August 1. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 00:45Published
Biden's Lead Over Trump Plummets [Video]

Biden's Lead Over Trump Plummets

Newsweek reports that Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump has fallen by three points over the last week. A new poll from Reuters and Ipsos has Biden leading Trump by six points among..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:29Published
Joe Biden to name running mate around August 1st [Video]

Joe Biden to name running mate around August 1st

We could soon find out who Joe Biden's running mate will be. He says he is hoping to pick someone by August 1.

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‘To those hurting, the nation…’: Joe Biden as US crosses 100,000 covid deaths [Video]

‘To those hurting, the nation…’: Joe Biden as US crosses 100,000 covid deaths

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a video message after Covid-19 deaths in US crossed the 100,000 mark. Biden said, “There are moments in our history so grim, so heart-rending,..

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GOP Hides Coronavirus Case In Pennsylvania Legislature [Video]

GOP Hides Coronavirus Case In Pennsylvania Legislature

Republicans in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives didn’t tell Democratic lawmakers about a GOP representative’s coronavirus diagnosis.

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Gov. Tom Wolf Endorses Joe Biden For President [Video]

Gov. Tom Wolf Endorses Joe Biden For President

Gov. Tom Wolf announced he's endorsing presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden for president

Credit: KDKA CBS 2 Pittsburgh     Duration: 00:49Published
Once Pandemic Restrictions End Biden Looks to Return to Campaign Trail In-Person [Video]

Once Pandemic Restrictions End Biden Looks to Return to Campaign Trail In-Person

With the pandemic changing how the 2020 campaign is being run, Joe Biden says he’s ready to physically return to a campaign trail once some precautions are lifted. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the..

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 00:55Published
Why The Coronavirus Pandemic Hits Harder In Democratic Areas [Video]

Why The Coronavirus Pandemic Hits Harder In Democratic Areas

The United States overall is experiencing one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks in the world. In April, polling showed that both parties largely supported extensive lockdown measures. Anti-lockdown..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:41Published

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Budget Office said Monday that the U.S. economy could be $15.7 trillion smaller over the next decade than it otherwise would have been due to the adverse effects..
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Watch VideoSolidarity protests have taken place around the world in the wake of George Floyd’s death, but U.S. adversaries have seized on the chaos that has rocked the country. Security experts..
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Virginia Dems blame 'volunteer' for tweet praising rioters after night of mayhem across America

The Fairfax, Virginia Democratic Party is claiming that a "volunteer" was responsible for posting a message to the party's official Twitter account on Sunday praising riots as an "integral part of..
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Trump comments raise governor’s ire ahead of visit to Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democratic Gov. Janet Mills urged Republican President Donald Trump to “check the rhetoric at the door” when he pays a visit Friday to a manufacturer of specialized swabs..
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Congo hit by second Ebola outbreak as it battles measles and coronavirus

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have announced a new Ebola outbreak in the western city of Mbandaka, 1,000 km from an ongoing outbreak that has killed over 2,200 people.
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'Is this smart?' Cuomo concerned protests will spread virus

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he was concerned that mass protests over George Floyd’s death like those in New York City could imperil the long, hard fight to contain the..
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Hong Kong Police Block Tiananmen Square Vigil Due To Coronavirus

The rally has been held each year since 1990 to commemorate the protest in Tiananmen Square, where Chinese military opened fire on citizens who were calling for economic and democratic reforms.
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Biden Holds 1st In-Person Campaign Event After The Lockdown, Meets Community Leaders

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has held his first campaign event outside his home since the pandemic lockdown, meeting with community leaders at an AME church in Wilmington, Del.
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President Trump And Joe Biden Take Different Approaches To Protests

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday he hoped the Senate would soon pass legislation already passed by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives easing terms of the..
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and U.S. Representative Val Demings of Florida have risen in prominence amid protests against police brutality as Joe Biden weighs whether to choose a black woman as..
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US: Protesters Take To Streets For A Sixth Night

Protesters took to the streets in cities across the United States for a sixth night Sunday to vent their anger over the death of George Floyd and call for change, as police in many areas sought to..
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers are raising questions about the federal Bureau of Prisons’ release of high-profile inmates and are calling for widespread testing of federal inmates as the..
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Democratic Republic of Congo declared a new Ebola epidemic on Monday in the western city of Mbandaka, more than 1000 kilometres away from an ongoing outbreak of the same deadly virus in the east.
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