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Key Takeaways From Senate Primaries in Kansas, Michigan and Missouri

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Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing For Trump's New Pick For Ambassador To Ukraine

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What Is The Future Of Chinese Tech Companies In The U.S.?

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Biden Shares New Details Of His Plan For Overturning President Trump's Agenda

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Robert Mueller (left) "gave the president a free pass effectively on the fact that he repeatedly committed obstruction of justice," legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin says. Saul Loeb, Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin Explains The 'Tragedy' Of The Mueller Investigation

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Matthew Bruce of Des Moines, Iowa, signs a note during a Black Lives Matter demonstration outside Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds' office in June. The Republican governor has signed an executive order restoring voting rights to people convicted of a felony. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Governor Acts To Restore Voting Rights To Iowans With Felony Convictions

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"It's easy and I think it's a beautiful setting," President Trump said of giving his Republican renomination speech from the White House. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Nika Cotton recently opened Soulcentricitea in Kansas City, Mo. When public schools shut down in the spring, Cotton had no one to watch her young children who are 8 and 10. So she quit her job in social work — and lost her health insurance — in order to start her own business. Alex Smith/KCUR hide caption

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Senate Republicans Face Uphill Fight To Hold Majority

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Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, seen here at a campaign event in July, says he won't tear down the border wall put in place during the Trump administration. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: Beirut Explosion, Missouri Primary Upset, Overseas COVID-19 Relief Checks

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Senate Race Candidates Fight To Show Loyalty To Trump At Tennessee's Primary

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Colombia Supreme Court Places Former President Under House Arrest

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Louisville Protests For Racial Justice Continue, Even As Others In U.S. Fade

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