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Lightning strike kills 15-year-old swimmer

A 15-year-old girl died Saturday after she was struck by lightning while swimming off the coast of Georgia, according to the Tybee Island Police Department.

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Opinion: There's only one way for patriotic Americans to see today's GOP

On Saturday night, state Republican parties in North Carolina and Georgia took actions alarming to not just our democracy -- but to our nation. The first and most dangerous was in North Carolina, where the state's GOP party welcomed Donald Trump to speak at its annual state convention.

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Raffensperger censured at Georgia GOP convention

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp was booed and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger was censured at the Georgia GOP convention Saturday, demonstrating former President Donald Trump's hold over members of the Georgia Republican Party.

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Opinion: What to expect from Trump's summer grievance tour

It feels a little like something is missing. It's as if a screaming siren has been suddenly switched off and replaced by an unnerving silence. But don't worry. The noise is coming back. Former President Donald Trump told One America News Network he's planning a summer rally tour of Florida, Ohio, North Carolina and Georgia.

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Republicans appeased extremists. Now they're paying the price

Just when you thought internal Republican politics could not get any more dysfunctional and bizarre, last week was very revealing. Take the three-way split screen of former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California last Thursday, juxtaposed against GOP Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene's spectacle of ignorance and grievance in Georgia, all while Senate Republicans tanked the independent, bipartisan commission charged with investigating the violent insurrection of January 6.

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This county forced out Black people in 1912. Their descendants have something to say about it

Forsyth County, Georgia, was home to over a thousand Black residents in the early 20th century, including some who owned hundreds of acres of land. The death of a White teenager and the lynching of a Black man upended the community, causing ripple effects that people are still reckoning with today. CNN Films' "Dreamland: The Burning of Black Wall Street" airs Monday, May 31 at 9 p.m ET.

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Opinion: GOP obstructionism has gone far enough. It's time to do away with the filibuster

Last December, President Joe Biden attended a rally in Georgia ahead of the state's Senate runoff election and invoked the late Georgia Rep. John Lewis. "Remember the final words left to us by your late Congressman," Biden said. "The vote is the most powerful, nonviolent change agent you have in a democratic society. You must use it because it is not guaranteed. You can lose it."

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America's monument to White victimhood

In the closing lines of his most famous speech, Martin Luther King Jr. called for freedom to ring out from every mountaintop in the United States, listing famed ranges from the Alleghenies to the Rockies to "the curvaceous slopes of California." "But not only that," he added, "let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia."

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