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Elizabeth Neumann, assistant secretary of counterterrorism and threat prevention at the Department of Homeland Security, testifies at a House subcommittee hearing on confronting white supremacy and the adequacy of the federal response in June 2019. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Former DHS Official: White House Failed To Take Far-Right Extremism Seriously

Elizabeth Neumann, a former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, says the Trump administration is creating the conditions for domestic extremism to flourish in the U.S.

Syrian refugee Mohammad al-Saleh near Amman. He and his wife are farm laborers and were working in the fields when their tent caught fire in June, killing their four youngest children. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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'No Hope': A Deadly Tent Fire In Jordan Leaves Syrian Refugee Farmworkers In Despair

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Demonstrators hold up signs as they gather at Brooklyn Housing court during a 'No Evictions, No Police' national day of action in New York City. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption

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CDC Issues Sweeping Temporary Halt On Evictions Nationwide Amid Pandemic

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Grandmother Cindy Carroll, daughter Lauren Harrah and 11-month-old granddaughter Austin are headed to a local antique store in the historic district of Waxhaw, N.C. Carroll and Harrah aren't totally sold on President Trump, but they will vote for him over Joe Biden. Claudia Grisales/NPR hide caption

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There's A Big Focus On Suburbs, But Democrats See Potential Gains Farther Out

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McDonald's is facing a lawsuit from 52 former franchisees accusing the fast-food giant of racial discrimination. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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52 Black Former Franchisees Sue McDonald's Alleging Discrimination

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Colin Meloy says that the idea for his new song came while watching a documentary on Slint's 1991 album Spiderland. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On His New Song, Colin Meloy Gets Lost In 'Slint, Spiderland'

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Examples of fake news stories shared on Facebook by a site posing as a news source, PeaceData, which the research firm Graphika says was part of a Kremlin-backed operation to steer voters away from the campaign of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Graphika hide caption

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Facebook And Twitter Remove Russia-Backed Accounts Targeting Left-Leaning Voters

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Elizabeth Neumann, assistant secretary of counterterrorism and threat prevention at the Department of Homeland Security, testifies at a House subcommittee hearing on confronting white supremacy and the adequacy of the federal response in June 2019. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Former DHS Official: Trump Pouring 'Fuel On The Fire' Of Domestic Extremism

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