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Business

An Electric Pickup Truck Brings New Energy To Lordstown, Ohio

An old General Motors plant is being retooled to make a battery-powered work truck, the Endurance. The local community is watching closely, hopeful for a resurgence of good jobs.

State Rep. Charles Booker, pictured, faces Amy McGrath in Kentucky's Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate. Bryan Woolston/AP hide caption

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Elections

Tuesday's Primaries: Races To Watch And Live Results

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Tuesday's Primaries: Races To Watch And Live Results

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Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation, by Kristin Kobes Du Mez Liveright hide caption

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'Jesus And John Wayne' Explores Christian Manhood — And How Belief Can Bolster Trump

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President Trump speaks at Snap-on Tools in Kenosha, Wis., before signing a 2017 executive order to tighten the rules for technology companies seeking to bring highly skilled foreign workers to the U.S. Kiichiro Sato/AP hide caption

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Trump Freezes Green Cards, Many Work Visas Until End Of Year

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A poster for Endurance is seen in the office of Lordstown Motors CEO Steve Burns. Carter Eugene Adams for NPR hide caption

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An Electric Pickup Truck Brings New Energy To Lordstown, Ohio

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Victoria Gray, who underwent a landmark treatment for sickle cell disease last year, has been at home in Forest, Miss., with her three kids, Jadasia Wash (left), Jamarius Wash (second from left) and Jaden Wash. Victoria Gray hide caption

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A Year In, 1st Patient To Get Gene Editing For Sickle Cell Disease Is Thriving

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People wait for health assessment check-in before entering Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami on June 18. Miami-Dade County is easing some of the lockdown measures put in place during the coronavirus pandemic. Florida has recently experienced an increase in coronavirus cases. Marco Bello/Reuters hide caption

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Florida Doctor Urges Young Residents Not To Assume COVID-19 Is 'Benign'

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California Sen. Kamala Harris topped a recent survey asking respondents for their preferred running mate for Joe Biden. Jonathan Ernst/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Kamala Harris Is Seen As The Clear Front-Runner To Be Joe Biden's Running Mate

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