Congressional leadership including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, arrive to watch the flag-draped casket of the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., as is carried by a joint services military honor guard from Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. (Brendan Smialowski/Pool via AP)
Congress Is ‘Nowhere Near’ a Deal as Unemployment Benefits Expire

While the Senate takes a three-day weekend, 20 million Americans who relied on that financial lifeline will not see their benefits renew after midnight.

FILE - In this March 2, 2020, file photo Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Charlotte, N.C. Tillis, facing a competitive North Carolina reelection contest, “is looking forward to campaigning" with Trump, Tillis' spokesperson said. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
These Senate Republicans Attacked Obama’s Response to Ebola But Have Nothing to Say About Trump and COVID

“There were problems [Obama] needed to surge," North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis said. "It's a very different story."

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‘Shut It Down’: Public Health Experts Call for a Do-Over to Contain Coronavirus

“The best thing for the nation is not to reopen as quickly as possible, it's to save as many lives as possible."

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Trump Administration Admits It Doesn’t Have ‘Exact Details’ of Possible ACA Replacement, Even Amid Push for Repeal

The coronavirus pandemic "is laying bare the lethal inequality of American society and American healthcare."

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Trump Is Pulling Money From COVID-19 Testing Sites in 5 States as Cases Explode

“We know there are people who are sick and not getting tested. The more testing we have in the community, the better.”

Gemini Boyd, Founder of The Bail Project (left), makes a plea for change Monday in Charlotte as Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden (right) looks on.
‘Enough’: Mass Shooting in West Charlotte Neighborhood Leads to Demands for Change

The march included residents, activists and some law enforcement after a shooting in a predominantly Black Charlotte neighborhood on Juneteenth weekend.

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Medic Training, Legal Aid, and Counseling: How Protesters Lift Each Other Up

While social media and the increased adoption of newer technologies have facilitated greater coordination between organizers in cities across the country, Charlotte can thank its history of civil unrest for stronger coordination between activists.