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Coming of Age and 9/11: How Two Generations of Americans Have Been Impacted by a National Tragedy

Nearly two decades ago, a generation came of age as September 11 took place. Today, another generation is growing up amid a pandemic. COURIER spoke with both to see how the events of 9/11 and their aftermath continue to take a toll.

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3 Ways Joe Biden Plans to Expand Social Security Benefits

The former vice president is proposing a plan to shore up Social Security that would raise minimum benefit amounts for lifelong workers with low incomes.

The RNC held some live events during their four-day convention in NC. Now four people have tested positive for coronavirus. (Image via Shutterstock)
The RNC Held In-Person Events. Now Four Attendees Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus.

NC Democratic Party calls RNC live events, despite the coronavirus, a “reckless, short-sighted attempt to soothe Donald Trump’s ego.”

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Mike Pence Says US Has the ‘Greatest’ Economy Under Trump. That’s Not True.

Republicans at the party’s National Convention claimed they “built the greatest economy in the world." Let’s take a look at the facts.

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Kimberly Guilfoyle Called Her Puerto Rican Mother an ‘Immigrant’ at the RNC

Donald Trump Jr.’s girlfriend, a former Fox News host, implied that Puerto Ricans are immigrants when they are in fact U.S. citizens.

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4 People Are Missing After a Natural Gas Pipeline Exploded in Corpus Cristi

The explosion happened at about 8 a.m. in the Port of Corpus Christi and the four people missing are part of the crew of a dredging vessel.

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Here’s Why AOC’s Sanders Nomination Was Standard Procedure

An expert explains why the New York congresswoman did not mention Joe Biden in her speech, a formality that caused confusion on social media.