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Gay Soccer Player Fears  Coming Out for Fear of  Homophobia by Teammates

Homeland Security Gets New Role under Trump Monument Order

A gay player for England's Premier League admitted his fears of publicly coming out in an emotional letter, the British newspaper The Mirror reports.

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Coronavirus Surge in Eastern Europe Prompts New Restrictions

Coronavirus Surge in Eastern Europe Prompts New Restrictions

By Pablo Gorondi | Jul 12
Countries in Eastern Europe are facing rising waves of coronavirus infections, leading to riots in Serbia, mandatory face masks in Croatia and travel bans or quarantines imposed by Hungary.

Maryland Governor Says GOP Needs 'Bigger tent' After Trump

Maryland Governor Says GOP Needs 'Bigger tent' After Trump

Jul 12
A Republican governor rumored to be eyeing a run for the White House in 2024 said Sunday that the GOP needs to be a "bigger tent party" after President Donald Trump leaves office.

Florida Reports Largest, Single-Day Increase in COVID Cases

Florida Reports Largest, Single-Day Increase in COVID Cases

By Tamara Lush and Terry Spencer | Jul 12
Florida shattered the national record Sunday for the largest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any state since the beginning of the pandemic, adding more than 15,000 cases.

Poland's Momentous Presidential Runoff Too Close to Call

Poland's Momentous Presidential Runoff Too Close to Call

By Monika Scislowska | Jul 12
An exit poll in Poland's presidential runoff election shows a tight race that is too close to call between the conservative, populist incumbent and the liberal, pro-Europe mayor of Warsaw

F1 Star Hamilton Raises Right Fist in Fight Against Racism

F1 Star Hamilton Raises Right Fist in Fight Against Racism

By Jerome Pugmire | Jul 12
Standing on the podium to celebrate his latest win, Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton raised a clenched right fist and then delivered a message to his fellow drivers not to slow down in the fight against racism.

Trump Rips Private Texas Border Wall Built by His Supporters

Trump Rips Private Texas Border Wall Built by His Supporters

By Nomaan Merchant | Jul 12
Donald Trump criticized a privately built border wall in South Texas that's showing signs of erosion, saying it was "only done to make me look bad," even though it was built after a months-long campaign by his supporters.

Pandemic, Racism Compound Worries About Black Suicide Rate

Pandemic, Racism Compound Worries About Black Suicide Rate

By Sophia Tareen | Jul 12
Counselors focusing on Black trauma are offering free help, and Black churches are finding new ways to address suicide as social distancing has eroded how people connect.

'Moving Target': Schools Deal with New Plans, Trump Demands

'Moving Target': Schools Deal with New Plans, Trump Demands

By John Seewer and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Jul 12
Last week, President Donald Trump and his administration demanded schools fully reopen right away, slamming schools that want to bring students back for only a few days a week.

Churches Amid the Pandemic: Some Outbreaks, Many Challenges

Churches Amid the Pandemic: Some Outbreaks, Many Challenges

By David Crary | Jul 12
From the earliest phases of the pandemic, and continuing to this day, some worship services and other religious activities have been identified as sources of local outbreaks.

Trump, Biden try to Outdo Each Other on Tough Talk on China

Trump, Biden try to Outdo Each Other on Tough Talk on China

By Deb Riechmann and Jonathan Lemire | Jul 12
China has fast become a top election issue as President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden engage in a verbal brawl over who's better at playing the tough guy against Beijing.

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