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Charlottesville’s Other Jim Crow Legacy: Separate and Unequal Education

Students walk the hallways between classes at a Charlottesville high school.Andrew Shurtleff/ZUMAPRESS.com Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This story was originally co-published by ProPublica and the New York Times. High school seniors Zyahna Bryant and Trinity Hughes have been friends since they were 6 years old, raised by blue-collar families in this affluent…

Three Cheers for Driverless Buses!

Kevin and Marian are on a weekend getaway, but where are they?Kevin Drum Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. I’m on vacation this weekend, but right now I’m sitting around waiting for some photos to upload very sl-o-o-o-w-ly to my ancient tablet.¹ I would buy a new Surface Pro if it…

700,000 People Marched in London to Protest Brexit

Anti-Brexit campaigners central London after the People’s Vote March for the Future.Press Association via AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The backlash to Brexit has been getting bigger and more organized. Frustrated with political leaders’ handling of Brexit, British protesters gathered in droves on Saturday in their biggest rally yet.…

Joe Biden Calls Trump’s Handling of Journalist’s Death “Embarrassing” and “Dangerous”

Michael Brochstein/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On the stump in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, former Vice President Joe Biden criticized President Donald Trump’s handling of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as “embarrassing” and “dangerous.” Just yesterday, Trump repeated that he found credible Saudi Arabia’s latest claim that…