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NBA Pros Weigh in on Possible Harden, Westbrook Trades for Houston Rockets

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressFollowing a failed extension negotiation before the 2019-20 NBA season, Mike D’Antoni was always going to move on from the Houston Rockets—at least, that was the buzz from several executives around the league. The official decision may have come after the 4-1 playoff loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, but it was…

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States weigh vote-by-mail options amid Trump and GOP opposition

Trump threatens states’ mail-in voting plans President Trump has called mail-in voting “substantially fraudulent.” But amid growing concerns about a second wave of the coronavirus in the fall, states are trying to figure out how they will increase access to mail-in voting.  The pandemic has prompted a total of 17 states to postpone their presidential…

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Democrats Weigh Options For Summer Convention

Then-Vice President Joe Biden stands onstage during the Democratic National Convention on July 27, 2016, in Philadelphia. John Locher/AP . . John Locher/AP Then-Vice President Joe Biden stands onstage during the Democratic National Convention on July 27, 2016, in Philadelphia. John Locher/AP Four years ago, Joe Biden took the stage at the Democratic…

Experts weigh in on the pandemic

By Letters to the Editor, In their May 5 Tuesday Opinion essay, “Three steps to shore up working families,” Rajiv Shah and Jason Grumet offered three basic steps to help working families as the nation eventually recovers from the economic effects of the novel coronavirus crisis. But it seems to me they neglected one basic…