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Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas and Virginia

The director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Southeast Regional Climate Center said Hurricane Florence “has the potential to be the most destructive hurricane we’ve had in modern history for this region.”  

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Uber-conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh nominated to replace swing-vote Justice Kennedy

Democrats describe Kavanaugh as a conservative who would roll back abortion rights, undo health care protections, ease gun restrictions and protect President Trump against the threat of impeachment. Republican leader Mitch McConnell accuses Democrats of “cheap political fear-mongering,” and for declaring their opposition before the nomination was announced.

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Families ripped apart at borders: two positions emerge

Two-thirds of Americans came out against the policy, 5 governors called back their national guard troops stationed at the border, even Pope Francis called the policy morally unacceptable. So, why are we still so divided?

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Doctors dealing with racism

A small percentage of the predominantly white group of medical doctors are people of color, and this population reports that a majority have faced prejudice from patients.