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Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday that she had tested positive for COVID-19. The 50-year-old Democrat is among the women named as a potential vice-presidential running mate for presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden.
Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen Native American leaders and organizations sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday calling for the league to force Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately.
Uber buys Postmates, ups delivery game in $2.65 billion deal

Uber buys Postmates, ups delivery game in $2.65 billion deal

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Uber has widened its reach in the fiercely competitive delivery market by acquiring Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, the company said Monday.
Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

WASHINGTON — The government on Monday identified roughly 650,000 mostly small businesses and nonprofits that received taxpayer money from a federal program that probably softened job losses from the coronavirus but also benefited some politically con
Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Wallace over flag and noose

Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Wallace over flag and noose

WASHINGTON — NASCAR’s layered relationship with President Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when Trump blasted the racing organization for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport’s only full-time Black driver of perpetrating “a
Trump criticizes Redskins, Indians for weighing name changes

Trump criticizes Redskins, Indians for weighing name changes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday criticized a pair of pro sports teams that are considering name changes in the wake of a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality.
Tell-all book by Trump niece to be released next week

Tell-all book by Trump niece to be released next week

NEW YORK — A tell-all book by President Donald Trump's niece that has been the subject of a legal battle will be released next week.
Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review

Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review

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Justices rule states can bind presidential electors' votes

Justices rule states can bind presidential electors' votes

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that states can require presidential electors to back their states’ popular vote winner in the Electoral College.
Singer Tom Meighan leaves Kasabian amid 'personal issues'

Singer Tom Meighan leaves Kasabian amid 'personal issues'

LONDON — Frontman Tom Meighan has left British rockers Kasabian to deal with “personal issues,” the band said Monday. Kasabian said in a statement that Meighan “is stepping down from the band by mutual consent.