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Delaware: State in the United States
Delaware is one of the 50 states of the United States and is located in the Mid-Atlantic region. It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, north by Pennsylvania, and east by New Jersey and the Atlantic Ocean. The state takes its name from the nearby Delaware River, itself named after Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, an English nobleman and Virginia's first colonial governor.


Joe Biden: I trust scientists, not Donald Trump [Video]

Joe Biden: I trust scientists, not Donald Trump

Joe Biden says while he trusts what scientists say about a potentialcoronavirus vaccine, he doesn't trust President Donald Trump. Speaking toreporters at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, after being..

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Joe Biden: Coronavirus is 'a national emergency' for schools [Video]

Joe Biden: Coronavirus is 'a national emergency' for schools

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says the issue of safely reopeningAmerica's schools is a ā€œnational emergency.ā€ Biden says during a campaignevent in Wilmington, Delaware, that President..

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Biden on civil unrest: 'Any violence...is wrong' [Video]

Biden on civil unrest: 'Any violence...is wrong'

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Wilmington, Delaware on Wednesday said any violent protest should be investigated, regardless of political affiliation. He said if elected president, he'd..

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Biden: 'This is our moment, this is our mission' [Video]

Biden: 'This is our moment, this is our mission'

"Let us begin, you and I together," Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told American voters at the end of the DNC on Thursday, wrapping up four days of virtual fanfare that ended with an outdoor..

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Joe Biden officially nominated for president [Video]

Joe Biden officially nominated for president

Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden for president on Tuesday, vowing his election would repair a pandemic-battered America. Gloria Tso reports.

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Biden ahead in polls, but Democrats still worry [Video]

Biden ahead in polls, but Democrats still worry

[NFA] Reuters spoke with party activists, officials and voters, who fear victory could still slip from their grasp. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Biden with Harris: 'I picked the right person' [Video]

Biden with Harris: 'I picked the right person'

Clad in blue suits as they both strutted in front of the media for the first time together in Wilmington, Delaware, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said of his VP pick, Kamala..

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Joe Biden to Accept Democratic Presidential Nomination in Delaware [Video]

Joe Biden to Accept Democratic Presidential Nomination in Delaware

The Democratic National Convention (DNC) had previously scheduled the former vice president to be in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Two Delaware women indicted on hate crime charges after taking MAGA hat from Trump supporters

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Delaware Sen. Chris Coons says Joe Biden is almost certainly going to run

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Joe Biden speaks about how he'd reopen schools safely amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Weakened Laura still carries a punch as it heads toward Atlantic Ocean

The remnants of Hurricane Laura continued to weaken Saturday but it may bring tornadoes to North Carolina and the Delaware-Maryland-Virginia region.
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California Fires Live Updates: ā€˜Megafiresā€™ Could Burn for Weeks

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Honking cars and flashing headlights: A drive-in celebration replaced the balloon drop at the DNC

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