Several Republican senators say they will not attend GOP convention as COVID-19 cases in Florida spike

CLOSE Florida Governor Ron DeSantis told people to “focus on facts” as coronavirus cases climb. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Several top Republican lawmakers said they would skip the Republican National Convention as coronavirus cases climb in Florida, where President Donald Trump is set to accept the party’s nomination in August before a large crowd.The RNC backed out…

Inspired by Khabib and Poirier, Max Holloway will auction off UFC 251 fight kit for Hawaii Foodbank

By Nolan King | July 7, 2020 7:15 pm ABU DHABI – Following in the footsteps of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier, former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will auction off his UFC 251 fight kit for charity after Saturday’s fight. In a public service announcement posted Tuesday on Twitter, Holloway announced his decision to…

Man making racist comments caught on video identified as tech CEO Michael Lofthouse

Josh Rivera, USA TODAY Published 7:10 p.m. ET July 7, 2020 | Updated 7:27 p.m. ET July 7, 2020CLOSEA viral video of a man spouting expletives and racist comments toward an Asian family at a restaurant in Carmel Valley, California, has been identified by multiple publications as a San Francisco tech CEO.Multiple publications identified the…

Amid Black Lives Matter protests, more school districts are pushing to address racism. Is it enough?

CLOSE Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Aleesia Johnson shares her perspective amid national unrest over police brutality and racial inequality. Indianapolis StarLEVITTOWN, Pa. — T.R. Kannan is no stranger to racism.The school board president in the Pennsbury School District in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, has seen it firsthand before immigrating to the U.S. from India, where discrimination on religion,…