Page Updated: Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:27 AM ET

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In historic vote, North Carolina city backs reparations -- Officials in Asheville have apologized for its historic role in slavery and discrimination and voted to provide reparations.

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Georgia governor rescinds mask orders across the state -- Savannah Mayor Van Johnson, who was the first local official to defy Kemp, tweeted: "Ignore the science and survive the best you can."

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High-profile Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam -- Scammers took over the accounts of moguls, politicians and celebrities, telling millions of followers to send money to a Bitcoin address.

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Georgia governor "does not give a damn about us," mayor says after mask decision -- Governor Brian Kemp is explicitly banning cities and counties in the state from ordering people to wear masks in public.

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U.S., U.K. and Canada say Russian hackers are targeting COVID vaccine research -- The three countries warned that the group known as APT29 - also referred to as "the Dukes" or "Cozy Bear" - was behind the attacks.

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RNC scales back convention in Florida next month -- The event will be hosted in a mix of outdoor and indoor venues, according to a letter by RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.

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Trump demotes campaign manager Brad Parscale -- He will be replaced by political operative Bill Stepien, but remain on the campaign.

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6-YEAR-OLD PRAISED FOR SAVING HIS SISTER FROM A DOG ATTACK -- Bridger said "If someone had to die, I thought it should be me," according to his aunt.

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Trump campaign app is tapping a "gold mine" of data about Americans -- Diehard supporters of the presidential candidates are giving away their friends' info without asking for permission.

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More than 2 million seek jobless aid, barely budging from prior week -- Applications for unemployment remain historically high as coronavirus surges across the country.

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Federal inmate addresses victim's family before execution -- Esley Ira Purkey was convicted of kidnapping and killing a 16-year-old girl before dismembering, burning and dumping her body in a septic pond.

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Fauci says he doesn't like "to be pitted against the president" -- "It's pretty tough walking a tightrope while trying to get your message out and people are trying to pit you against the president," he said. "It's very stressful."

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Squirrel in Colorado tests positive for the bubonic plague -- The news comes about one week after officials in China announced​ a suspected bubonic plague case.

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Nick Cannon apologizes for "anti-Semitic" comments -- "I am committed to deeper connections, more profound learning and strengthening the bond between our two cultures today and every day going forward," Cannon said on social media.

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Ex-pro football player gets 3 months in college admissions scam -- Also a California mother got 5 weeks in prison for paying to have online classes taken on her son's behalf.

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