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Black Power Scholar Illustrates How MLK And Malcolm X Influenced Each Other

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Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X are frequently seen as opposing forces in the struggle for civil rights but Peniel Joseph, author of The Sword and the Shield, says the truth is more nuanced.

Employers are supposed to stop withholding the payroll tax on Sept. 1. But companies need guidance from the IRS on exactly who is eligible to have their taxes suspended and how to keep track so those taxes can eventually be repaid. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Payroll Tax Delay To Boost Take-Home Pay, But Don't Spend It Yet

President Trump has directed the Treasury Department to stop collecting payroll taxes this fall in an effort to boost workers' paychecks. But the move is temporary, and could spark headaches in 2021.

Payroll Tax Delay To Boost Take-Home Pay, But Don't Spend It Yet

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Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods speaks during a press conference in Ocala, Fla., in 2018. Woods sent an email Tuesday informing the approximately 900 people working in the department that "when you are on-duty/working as my employee and representing my Office – masks will not be worn," the Ocala Star Banner reports. Gerardo Mora/Getty Images hide caption

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Florida Sheriff Orders Deputies And Staff Not To Wear Face Masks

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods says "effective immediately, any individual walking in to any one of our lobbies ... wearing a mask will be asked to remove it."

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Fifty Years After Studs Terkel Published 'Hard Times' ... Here We Are Again

Studs Terkel's bestselling oral history of the Great Depression came out in 1970. Who could've guessed it would feel so relevant half a century later?

Fifty Years After Studs Terkel Published 'Hard Times' ... Here We Are Again

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Marjorie Taylor Greene, right, poses with a supporter in Rome, Ga., late Tuesday. Greene, criticized for promoting bigoted videos and supporting the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory, won the GOP nomination for Georgia's 14th Congressional District. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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QAnon Supporter Who Made Bigoted Videos Wins Ga. Primary, Likely Heading To Congress

Greene made national headlines in early June, after she won the first round of primary voting for her district and multiple news outlets covered her support for the QAnon conspiracy.

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Eagles And Mockingbirds Catch A Break As Judge Strikes Down Trump Bird Opinion

In 2017, the Trump administration scaled back protections of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. A federal judge has now struck down the rule change — and quoted from To Kill a Mockingbird in so doing.

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North Korea Makes A Push To Reach Foreign Audiences On YouTube And Twitter

With a view to reaching English-speaking and South Korean audiences, the videos show glimpses of Pyongyang, highlight consumerism and try to dispel notions that life is restricted and people are poor.

North Korea Makes A Push To Reach Foreign Audiences On YouTube And Twitter

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A new study of Deinosuchus or "terror crocodiles," led by Adam Cosette, offers a fuller picture of the ancient creature from head to tail. Cossette said Deinosuchus had large, robust teeth, ranging from six to eight inches long, as shown in the photo. Adam Cossette hide caption

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'Teeth The Size Of Bananas'; New Study Paints Picture Of 'Terror Crocodiles'

A new study reveals there were multiple species of Deinosuchus, the giant crocodylians that lived 75 million years ago. They were among the largest predators in the ecosystem and ate dinosaurs.

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Why You Should Stream 'Watchmen'

The HBO miniseries Watchmen recently earned 26 well-deserved Emmy nominations. And if you haven't seen the series, now is a good time to catch up.

Why You Should Stream 'Watchmen'

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