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The First-Ever Census Bureau Director Of Color Was James F. Holmes : NPR
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The First-Ever Census Bureau Director Of Color Was James F. Holmes : NPR

James F. Holmes, the first-ever person of color to oversee the U.S. head count, stands inside his office at the Census Bureau’s former headquarters in Suitland, Md., in 1998, when Holmes served as acting director for about nine months. Juana Arias/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Juana Arias/The Washington Post via

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Jury finds excessive force by San Jose cops in 2017 shooting
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Jury finds excessive force by San Jose cops in 2017 shooting

SAN JOSE — A man who became paraplegic after San Jose police shot him in 2017, following a psychiatric breakdown in which he chased a mother and child while naked and led police on a four-mile chase, was awarded $1.77 million by a federal civil jury earlier this month. The jury found two of the

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DACA Ruled Unlawful by Federal Judge—What That Means
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DACA Ruled Unlawful by Federal Judge—What That Means

A federal judge in Texas has declared illegal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Obama-era initiative that provides deportation protection and work permits to some young immigrants. It marks the latest twist in a legal battle over the program that has created uncertainty for DACA recipients since 2017. Here are some questions and answers

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How COVID-19 changed the movie industry
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How COVID-19 changed the movie industry

CANNES, France — It was almost a strange sight; packed movie premieres and actors again walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival — maskless- — while throngs of photographers snapped away. With going to the movies put on hold for more than a year, and the festival canceled last year due to the

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NBA Finals: Bucks rally past Suns, take 3-2 lead
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NBA Finals: Bucks rally past Suns, take 3-2 lead

Fresh off recording their third straight win, 123-119 in Game 5 on Saturday, the Bucks look to ride that momentum back to Milwaukee for Game 6 on Tuesday. A victory there and the Bucks would clinch their second NBA title in franchise history and first since 1971. Giannis Antetokounmpo collected 32 points and nine rebounds,

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Los Angeles Wants to Clear the Homeless From Venice Beach
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Los Angeles Wants to Clear the Homeless From Venice Beach

VENICE, Calif.—This seaside neighborhood in Los Angeles, once a destination for bohemian artists and later home to tech giants and their affluent employees, has most recently become a hub of the city’s homeless crisis. Now it is the site of one of the nation’s most aggressive efforts to help people out of tent-filled encampments and

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