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Energy companies cancel construction of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy have canceled their Atlantic Coast Pipeline project, a natural gas pipeline that was to stretch hundreds of miles across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina, citing “legal uncertainty.” Despite a recent win for the project in the US Supreme Court, ongoing delays, litigation and an expected increase in costs threatened…MORE

Man in famous 9/11 photo dies of Covid-19, family says

A man seen in a famous photo of New Yorkers fleeing from the 9/11 collapse of the World Trade Center’s south tower has passed away due to Covid-19, his family told CNN. Stephen Cooper was delivering political papers in lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001, when a police officer told him and others to run,…MORE

Fact-checking Trump’s Fourth of July speech

In his Fourth of July speech, President Donald Trump reflected on the nation’s history and its accomplishments. He also made several false claims about the coronavirus and his administration’s response to the pandemic. Coronavirus response efforts According to Trump, his administration’s strategy to address coronavirus “is moving along well.” He added, “We’ve learned how to…MORE

Here are the 8 Supreme Court cases the justices have yet to rule on

Here are the 8 Supreme Court cases the justices have yet to rule on

The Supreme Court is taking an unusually long time to complete its term this year, with decisions in eight cases still under wraps days after the justices would have typically cleared out its docket for the season. The coronavirus pandemic can be partly blamed for the delay. Already, the justices broke tradition in May by…MORE

Cleveland Indians manager says it’s time to change the team name

Cleveland Indians manager says it’s time to change the team name

Terry Francona, the manager of Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians, told reporters on Sunday that he thinks it’s time to change the team’s name. “I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” Francona said. “I know in the past, when I’ve been asked about, whether it’s our…MORE

Trump to hold campaign rally in New Hampshire on Saturday

Trump to hold campaign rally in New Hampshire on Saturday

President Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Saturday as he continues his push for in-person events amid the coronavirus pandemic. The rally is scheduled to take place at the Portsmouth International Airport at 8 p.m. ET, and “there will be ample access to hand sanitizer and all attendees will…MORE

121 University of Washington students test positive for Covid-19

121 University of Washington students test positive for Covid-19

More than a hundred students at University of Washington fraternity houses in Seattle have tested positive for Covid-19, the university said Sunday. The university said in a joint news release with the Seattle and King County public health department that 121 students had tested positive for the virus in the fraternity house cluster, 112 of…MORE

Philadelphia highway shut down as protesters enter roadway

Officials closed part of Interstate 676 in Philadelphia on Sunday after protesters marched onto the highway, according to the city’s emergency management office. The highway, now reopened, was closed between I-76 and I-95, according to a tweet from the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management. Dozens of protesters could be seen standing in the roadway, some…MORE

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