Published: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 21:29:46 GMT Video shows a horde of seals off Chatham - A Norwell man has taken stunning video of the horde of seals that has taken up residence on Monomoy Island, the seal haven off Chatham at the outer elbow of Cape Cod... [read more]
Published: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:15:27 EDT House Races Tighten as Midterm Elections Near - In a year where Democrats are considered the favorites to win back control of the House, many of the races now tightening are in districts where President Trump won in 2016â€”but not by much.... [read more]
Published: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 Pump and Trump -
by Heather Vogell, ProPublica, with Andrea Bernstein and Meg Cramer, WNYC, and Peter Elkind, ProPublica
Since Donald Trumpâ€™s fortunes came surging back with the success of â€śThe Apprenticeâ€ť 14 years ago, his deals have often been scrutinized for the large number of his partners who have ventured to the very edges of the law, and sometimes beyond. Those associates have included accused money launderers, alleg... [read more]
Published: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 21:04:00 +0000 Voter Registration Around Austin Smashed Records. That May Be a Problem. -
by Jessica Huseman
Travis County, Texas â€” the home of Austin â€” has experienced a massive spike in voter registrations this cycle, which officials there attribute to the heightened interest in the stateâ€™s competitive Senate race. The county received around 35,000 registrations on the final day to submit them â€” thatâ€™s 10,000 more than on the same day in 2016.
While the increase in voter participation is... [read more]
Published: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:25:00 +0000 Voter Purges: What Georgians Heading to the Polls Need to Know -
by Blake Paterson
Charges of voter suppression have been levied in the governorâ€™s race in Georgia in recent weeks, pitting the secretary of state and GOP candidate Brian Kemp against critics, including his Democratic opponent Stacey Abrams, who say that heâ€™s using his perch as the chief election official to benefit his own candidacy.
The race, which the Cook Political Report currently lists as a toss-up, ha... [read more]
Published: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:00:00 +0000 Charlottesvilleâ€™s Other Jim Crow Legacy: Separate and Unequal Education -
by Annie Waldman, ProPublica, and Erica Green, The New York Times
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. â€” High school seniors Zyahna Bryant and Trinity Hughes have been friends since they were 6 years old, raised by blue-collar families in this affluent college town. They played on the same T-ball and softball teams and were in the same church group.
But like many African-American children in Charlottesville, Trinity lived on... [read more]
Published: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:00:00 +0000 Miseducation -
by Lena V. Groeger, Annie Waldman and David Eads
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