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More families struggle to find enough food during COVID-19

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Relief negotiations between Congress and the White House have stalled even as more families struggle. Continue reading

How state ballot initiatives play a key role in elections

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How might a ballot initiative in California determine the future of the ‘gig economy’? Continue reading

President Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19

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Learn about President Donald Trump’s diagnosis of COVID-19 with this NewsHour current events lesson. Continue reading

Do charges in Breonna Taylor case show officers are ‘above the law’?

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Discuss why many from protesters to scholars think the charges in the police killing of Breonna Taylor are inadequate. Continue reading

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy on the Supreme Court

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In this lesson, learn about the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Continue reading

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