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Comet Streaking Past Earth, Providing Spectacular Show

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A newly discovered comet is streaking past Earth, providing a stunning nighttime show after buzzing the sun and expanding its tail. The comet will be visible around the world until mid-August, when it heads back toward the outer solar...
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Electric Vehicle Startup Rivian Gets $2.5B in Added Funding

DETROIT — Electric vehicle startup Rivian says it has raised another $2.5 billion in funding from accounts advised by investment firm T. Rowe Price. In April of 2019, Ford invested a half-billion dollars into Rivian and said the companies would work jointly...
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Homeland Security’s New Role Is Cracking Down on ‘Mayhem’

PORTLAND, Ore. — Protesters who have clashed with authorities in the Pacific Northwest are not just confronting local police. Some are also facing off against federal officers whose presence reflects President Donald Trump's decision to make cracking down on “...

Latino Group Launches $10M Campaign to Boost Voter Turnout

PHOENIX — A national organization is announcing a $10 million campaign to turn out Hispanic voters in several of this year's battleground states. The campaign comes amid rising concerns about Latino turnout in a year when that community has been hit particu...
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