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(NewsNation) — Amid rising crime, including carjackings and armed robberies, an Atlanta-based company is offering a unique service that combines the concept of ride-hailing with armed protection. Black Wolf, founded by Kerry Kingbrown, promises trained and armed executive protection specialists at the push of a button, providing customers with a sense of security during their […]

President Biden meets with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., in the Oval Office of the White House on Monday. The U.S. can seem like the country that cried debt ceiling, but many say this year, the country might actually default. What happens to the economy and to regular people if it defaults? (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) […]

Live with intention and don’t let fear keep you from being the person you want to be, Larry Wilmore told the Class of 2023 on Wednesday. “Be fearless in your lives,” the Emmy Award-winning writer and comedian urged graduates during his Class Day address in Tercentenary Theatre. “I want you to do the things you […]

Target is widely regarded as a great place to work, but current and former employees say there’s more to the story Associated Press Target has announced that it will pull some of its Pride Month collection from stores.  It said its workers faced threats and violent confrontations with angry customers.  This year’s collection included “gender […]

Few knew what to expect from Ron DeSantis when he was first elected Florida governor in 2018 as a little-known congressman. He had barely eked out a victory. He had almost no ties to the State Capitol. His policy agenda seemed unclear. But he knew, at least, how . . .

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, May 25, Brookings will host a virtual public event discussing this report.

Now Ariel is in the singer Halle Bailey’s hands. And it’s not that she can’t keep par with the original’s illustrators. It’s that this movie isn’t asking her to. It takes the better part of an hour for the flesh-and-blood Ariel to go mute. And when she does, whatever carbonation Bailey had to begin with […]

CAPE TOWN, South Africa —  The South African government was under more pressure Wednesday for declining to release cargo documents relating to the visit by a Russian ship that the United States alleges collected a consignment of weapons for Moscow. Separately, a top official in South Africa’s ruling party added to the scrutiny of the country’s […]

Tina Turner, the earthshaking soul singer whose rasping vocals, sexual magnetism and explosive energy made her an unforgettable live performer and one of the most successful recording artists of all time, died on Wednesday at her home in Küsnacht, Switzerland, near Zurich. She was 83. Her publicist Bernard Doherty announced the death in a statement […]

Left: Kansas City Defender founder Ryan Sorrell attends a youth summit on June 9, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. Right: Sorrell distributes Kansas City Defender fliers at a rally on Nov. 17, 2022. Arturo Holmes//Getty Images for National Urban League and Arin Yoon for The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Arturo […]

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