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Top D.C. news: Scholar says a racist slur was hurled at his 6-year-old grandson; more

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By Hoodline - Published on May 02, 2019.

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Prominent scholar says a racist slur was hurled at his 6-year-old grandson at a D.C. public elementary school

Michael Eric Dyson said he rushed to the campus to speak with the principal.

Read the full story on Washington Post.

NEW: US may have to stop borrowing later this year, Treasury says

The U.S. government will have to stop borrowing money between July and December if Washington doesn't agree to raise a legal restriction on public debt, the Treasury Department said on Wednesday. 

Read the full story on Yahoo News.

Earth at risk for strike by large meteor within 60 years, NASA head says

The head of NASA said a meteor could strike Earth in 60 years and leave behind serious damage during a speech at the Planetary Defense Conference outside of Washington, D.C.

Read the full story on FOX 26 Houston.


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