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Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader, dies at 98

Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader, dies at 98

The Rev. Joseph Lowery, a leader in America’s civil rights movement, died Friday. He was 98. Lowery’s death was confirmed by family representative Imara Canady, who said he died of natural causes. Often called the “dean” of the civil rights movement, he worked hand in hand in the movement’s formative years with the Revs. Martin…MORE

The Good Stuff: Aquarium puppies, a Zoom wedding and a flower photo swap

The Good Stuff: Aquarium puppies, a Zoom wedding and a flower photo swap

A lot of people have this idea that you need to be accomplishing something to make the most of your free time, even if it’s time you only have because you literally can’t go anywhere or do anything else. Suddenly, the files you’ve been meaning to organize, the photos you’ve been meaning to digitize, the…MORE

New York City spent two minutes clapping for coronavirus first responders

New York City spent two minutes clapping for coronavirus first responders

New Yorkers leaned out their windows and flooded their balconies with two minutes of applause for essential workers on Friday. They applauded the first responders, nurses, doctors and other health care workers who are helping to fight the city’s coronavirus outbreak. The applause erupted from all over the city at 7 p.m. and lasted for…MORE

FDA authorizes 15-minute coronavirus test

FDA authorizes 15-minute coronavirus test

Federal health officials on Friday approved a coronavirus test that can provide results in less than 15 minutes, using the same technology that powers some rapid flu tests. Teased by Vice President Mike Pence in a Thursday press briefing, the new diagnostic test could accelerate testing in the United States, allowing for rapid results in…MORE

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Thomas Rhett Announces Rescheduled Dates on “Center Point Road Tour”

Thomas Rhett Announces Rescheduled Dates on “Center Point Road Tour”

Thomas Rhett revealed the rescheduled dates for his Center Point Road Tour, which will now kick off in July. Originally scheduled dates in May and June were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. TR’s tour will start on July 9 in Charlotte, N.C., with special guests Cole Swindell and Hardy. Tickets purchased for the original…

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