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Skittles Drains Rainbow Colors from Packaging to Honor LGBTQ Pride

Court Throws Out Major Literacy Ruling in Detroit Schools

In June, Skittles will again remove its signature rainbow design from packaging and the colors from its candies to recognize LGBTQ Pride month.

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Shunned by His Party, Iowa's Steve King Fights for His Seat

Shunned by His Party, Iowa's Steve King Fights for His Seat

By Thomas Beaumont | May 26
Rep. Steve King is fighting for his political life — but not because he's made light of rape and incest, or because he wondered when the term "white supremacist" became offensive.

What Could Replace the Electoral College?

What Could Replace the Electoral College?

May 26
The Electoral College system makes it possible for candidates to win the presidency without a majority of votes. But there are other ways of doing it.

Skittles Drains Rainbow Colors from Packaging to Honor LGBTQ Pride

Skittles Drains Rainbow Colors from Packaging to Honor LGBTQ Pride

May 25
In June, Skittles will again remove its signature rainbow design from packaging and the colors from its candies to recognize LGBTQ Pride month.

1st Deadlines for Laid-Off Workers to Get Health Insurance

1st Deadlines for Laid-Off Workers to Get Health Insurance

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 25
Many laid-off workers who lost health insurance in the coronavirus shutdown soon face the first deadlines to qualify for fallback coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Pandemic A Boon for the Bicycle As Thousands Snap Them Up

Pandemic A Boon for the Bicycle As Thousands Snap Them Up

By Olga R. Rodriguez | May 25
All around the country and the world, bicycles are selling out and officials are trying to take advantage of the growing momentum by expanding bike lanes during the pandemic.

Biden Aims to Move Left Without Abandoning Centrist Roots

Biden Aims to Move Left Without Abandoning Centrist Roots

By Will Weissert and Bill Barrow | May 25
Now that he's the presumptive Democratic nominee, Biden is sharpening his tone, still pitching consensus but touting a "bold agenda" aimed at mollifying progressives.

Forced to Adapt, Businesses Rethink How They Make Money

Forced to Adapt, Businesses Rethink How They Make Money

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | May 25
Many business owners are changing the way they make money as they attempt to recoup revenue lost to the coronavirus outbreak.

California Woman Arrested for Posting Racist Notes At Homes

California Woman Arrested for Posting Racist Notes At Homes

May 25
"If you are a woman or man and was born in other country, return, go back to your land immediately, fast, with urgency," the note said. It ended with "One American, white, brave, that serves the Nation or USA is going to live here."

Judge Rules Against Florida on Felons Paying Fines to Vote

Judge Rules Against Florida on Felons Paying Fines to Vote

May 24
A Florida law requiring felons to pay legal fees as part of their sentences before regaining the vote is unconstitutional for those unable to pay or unable to find out how much they owe.

For Trade Students, Online Classes Can't Replicate Hands-On

For Trade Students, Online Classes Can't Replicate Hands-On

By Astrid Galvan and Rebecca Santana | May 24
For students at technical and trade colleges, the coronavirus is disrupting their education in a very different way than that of more traditional college students.

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