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The White House is revamping its effort to add a citizenship question to the census. Leaked cables revealed the harsh words the U.K.'s top diplomat in the U.S. used to describe President Donald Trump. And the American women's soccer team triumphed at the World Cup.
A top U.S. immigration official said Sunday that Trump is "determined" to add the citizenship question to the 2020 census — despite the fact that the initial effort to do so was shot down by the Supreme Court.
While campaigning in South Carolina over the weekend, former Vice President Joe Biden offered apologies for the first time for his comments about working with segregationist senators and defended his civil rights record.
His weekend in South Carolina marked an important foray into the early voting state, where black voters are crucial, after Sen. Kamala Harris' pointed and personal remarks at last month's Democratic debate drew attention to his 1970s stance on school busing.
"We don't really believe this administration is going to become substantially more normal; less dysfunctional; less unpredictable; less faction riven; less diplomatically clumsy and inept," Darroch wrote in one of a series of leaked documents covering the period from 2017 to the present.
The cables provide a rare insight into how a key U.S. ally views the Trump administration behind closed doors.
The U.S. women's national soccer team proved their dominance at the 2019 Women's World Cup by defeating the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday in the championship match on Sunday.
The victory in Lyon, France — capturing the world's attention and capping an unrivaled run by the soccer powerhouse — marks both the fourth world title and back-to-back wins for the U.S. women after taking home the trophy in 1991, 1999 and 2015.
"It's surreal," co-captain Megan Rapinoe said after the win. "I don't know how to feel right now. It's ridiculous."
Now that they won in France, the U.S. women's team can turn to another battle: Their legal fight against the U.S. Soccer Federation for their pay to match that of their male counterparts.
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