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Partisanship has made it difficult to suppress COVID-19, Fauci says: FiveThirtyEight
Dr. Anthony Fauci was interviewed on this week's episode of PODCAST-19.
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Suspect in East New York double murder arrested in West Virginia
Cops caught the suspect in an East New York double homicide, barricaded in a house down in West Virginia, police sources said. A wig-wearing Charles Hernandez, 47, allegedly used an AR-15-style rifle to gun down a man and woman on Van Siclen Avenue near Livonia Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, according to police. Hernandez, in...
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Supreme Court has mixed ruling on Trump tax cases
The Supreme Court issued a mixed verdict Thursday on demands for President Donald Trump's financial records that will keep his tax returns, banking, and other documents out of the public eye for the time being. (July 9)       
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The Political Genius of John Roberts
The chief justice stood up to Trump, placated Democrats, and scored points for judicial supremacy.
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The Supreme Court just saved our nuns’ religious freedom and work for the poor
For more than 150 years, we Little Sisters of the Poor have served the elderly poor across the nation, starting with our first US house in Brooklyn. This is our calling as a Roman Catholic order. So we’re grateful to God — and to the US Supreme Court — for this week’s decision saving us...
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Nunes blasts Dems for dropping 'narrative bombs' in media, says they 'have poisoned the American people'
Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., told "Outnumbered Overtime" Thursday that he “is getting sick” of congressional Democrats pushing “narrative bombs” in cooperation with the mainstream media.
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Las Vegas police move to limit neck-restraint tactics
The Las Vegas police department updated its use of force tactics to limit the use of a neck restraint to instances where an officer's life is threatened, the department announced Wednesday. 
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The math of masks: a $1 trillion boost for ailing US economy
Economists say national mask mandate would help U.S. avoid a 5% drop in GDP from COVID-19 spread. That's about $3,000 per American.
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Brooklyn man battles coronavirus-related pneumonia, kidney damage
After Samuel Haltovsky, 63 of Brooklyn, NY., surfaced from a two-week hospital stay battling COVID-19-related pneumonia, his kidneys were in a dire state.
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Roger Stone says he’s ‘praying’ Trump will keep him out of prison
Roger Stone said he was “praying” that President Trump would offer him clemency just days before the commander in chief’s longtime adviser was due to report to the slammer. Stone told Fox News he not had any formal contact with the White House on a presidential pardon or commutation of his 40-month sentence, which is...
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Kayleigh McEnany suggests CNN hypocritical over hydroxychloroquine
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany pointed out CNN’s hypocrisy over hydroxychloroquine during Thursday’s briefing, noting that the president has held the same position all along, but the media focused on a now-debunked study. 
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Income taxes are due — here's what to do if you can't pay them
If you don't have money to pay your taxes, don't panic — there are three ways to handle the situation without getting on the bad side of the IRS.
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White House says Supreme Court 'justices did not rule against' Trump holding tax records
The White House looks for the silver lining after the Supreme Court ruled President Trump can't keep his financial records away from a prosecutor.        
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I tried a smart coffee maker—and it transformed my mornings
This Alexa-enabled gadget makes waking up a delight       
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Berry Fool Recipe
Chadwick Boyd revamps a childhood favorite to create his very own delight, Berry Fool.
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Black mom sues Baltimore restaurant for being denied service over dress code
A black woman who was refused service at a Baltimore restaurant due to her 9-year-old son’s outfit is now suing for at least $150,000 in damages, alleging they were denied solely due to their race. A clip posted to Twitter last month shows Marcia Grant, of Baltimore, being told by a white manager at Ouzo...
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Retailer SHEIN slammed for selling swastika necklace
SHEIN has yet to acknowledge the offensive $2.50 necklace.
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With Penske looking to add more doubleheaders in 2021, teams recognize the work, benefits they bring
Roger Penske is eyeing adding more doubleheaders to future schedules to cut down on travel costs, but the race weekends' impacts go far deeper.        
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D.C. streak of hot weather hits historic territory, and the worst may still be to come
D.C. has hit 90 or higher on 14 straight days, placing the streak in the top 10 longest on record.
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Biden proposes $700 billion plan to spur manufacturing, research to create 5 million jobs
The plan is part of a broader economic agenda called "Build Back Better," which deals with infrastructure and clean energy, care-giving and the workforce, and racial equity.        
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NYCFC falls to Union in first MLS is Back match
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Alejandro Bedoya scored in the 63rd minute and the Philadelphia Union defeated NYCFC 1-0 on Thursday in the MLS is Back tournament. NYCFC goalkeeper Sean Johnson dove and got a hand on the ball but couldn’t keep Bedoya’s left-footed strike out of the net after a scoreless first half. The...
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College 2020: A day in the life of a socially distancing student
California university administrators discuss the on-campus experience that could await students this fall.
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Naya Rivera’s son ‘in good health’ after he was found stranded on boat
“He’s in good health. The family is going through a very traumatic time right now,” Buschow told reporters on Wednesday night.
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Canadian supermarket employee filmed cleaning shopping baskets with own spit
A Canadian grocery store employee was suspended after he appeared to use his own saliva to clean shopping baskets amid the coronavirus pandemic — in a disturbing incident caught on camera, according to reports. Toronto resident Marta Casimiro was shopping in a local FreshCo supermarket when she spotted the unidentified man seeming to spit into...
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National parks: Aggressive bees close Joshua Tree campground
Jumbo Rocks Campground is shut through July 23 because of 'aggressive honey bee activity,' the park's website says.
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He was finally ready to ask for help. Then the pandemic hit.
Now this dad is fighting for his life, knowing his sons may face the same battle.
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17 NYC Catholic schools to close due to COVID-19 impact
Heaven help them. A total of 17 city Catholic schools will permanently shutter due to the suffocating economic impact of the coronavirus crisis, officials announced Thursday. With countless working class parents thrust into unemployment, hundreds of thousands of dollars in tuition bills have gone unpaid and registrations for the upcoming academic year have plunged, officials...
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Democrats Vow 'Environmental Justice Fund' in Biden-Sanders 'Unity' Platform
Democrats are promising the creation of an "environmental justice fund" as part of the proposals outlined by the radical Biden-Sanders "unity" platform released this week.
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Andrew McCarthy: Supreme Court's Trump subpoena rulings are defeat for presidency but political win for him
Both opinions were authored by Chief Justice John Roberts and were ostensibly resounding 7–2 defeats for the president’s position.
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'Black Mirror' has a cartoon counterpart in HBO Max's artful 'Close Enough'
"Regular Show" creator J.G. Quintel returns with a "Black Mirror"-meets-millennials comedy, "Close Enough," on HBO Max.
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Angels unveil their schedule for 2021 MLB regular season
It remains to be seen whether MLB can pull off a coronavirus-shortened 2020 season, but the 2021 season schedules have already been announced.
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The Chicks say they were treated ‘very weird’ before their 2016 performance with Beyoncé at the CMA Awards
The Chicks (formerly known as The Dixie Chicks) revealed they had an unwarm welcome when they returned to the CMA Awards in 2016.
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At the Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve, socially distanced stargazing
This remote 1,416-square-mile territory boasts the clearest skies in the continental United States.
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Tiger Woods documentary coming to HBO
Tiger Woods’ life will soon be getting “The Last Dance” treatment. “TIGER,” a two-part documentary detailing the “rise, fall, and epic comeback of global Tiger Woods,” will premiere in December on HBO, the network announced Thursday. The series will feature “never-before-seen footage and revealing interviews” from members of Woods’ inner-circle, in addition to Rachel Uchitel,...
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Plurality of Americans favor spending on police at current levels
More Americans support keeping spending on policing in their areas about the same (42%) than want it increased (31%) or decreased (25%), according to a poll from the Pew Research Center released Thursday.
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Black Lives Matter mural painted outside Trump Tower
New York City painted a Black Lives Matter mural on Fifth Avenue right outside of Trump Tower.
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Trump rips Supreme Court ruling, calls New York a ‘hell hole’
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday said he was “not satisfied” with the Supreme Court’s ruling that a New York grand jury can subpoena his tax returns, lashing his native New York as a “hell hole.” “From a certain point I’m satisfied, from another point I’m not satisfied because frankly this is a political witch hunt,...
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Border apprehensions rose in June, despite expulsions policy
Border officials have carried out more than 70,000 expulsions of migrants under an emergency coronavirus order.
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Trump Vincibility Watch: Uh-Oh, Cycling at Random Through All-Caps Twitter Slogans Isn’t Working Anymore
Sometimes—not always, but sometimes—voters want a president to do more than type angry stuff on the internet.
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A small, white Virginia town put up a ‘Black Lives Matter’ banner. Ginni Thomas denounced it.
Most residents appear to support the banner hung above Main Street in the wake of George Floyd protests.
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Defense Secretary Esper, In Careful Exchange, Denies Being Briefed On 'Bounties'
The defense secretary and the chairman of the joint chiefs responded to careful prompts from Republicans on Thursday aimed at defending the Trump administration on the Russian bounty allegations.
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NYT Accuses Tucker Carlson of ‘Nativist Smears’ as It Continues to Employ Individuals with History of Racist Statements
The New York Times on Wednesday took issue with Fox News's Tucker Carlson over his criticisms of far-left lawmakers.
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Cameo Celebrity App: Will Birthday Wishes From Snoop Dogg Mean A Big Investor Payday?
Cameo has become one of the fastest-growing tech startups by letting anyone pay for birthday wishes and other greetings recorded by celebrities and influencers. But will its Silicon Valley hype last?
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Supreme Court rules large area of Oklahoma is Native American reservation
The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large swath of eastern Oklahoma remains a Native American reservation, a decision that could cast doubt on hundreds of convictions and possibly limit law enforcement actions in the area. The justices — in a 5-4 ruling — decided in a case involving Native American Jimcy McGirt that...
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Bye-bye Long Beach, hello LAX: JetBlue exiting longtime Southern California base
The airline already serves Los Angeles but will be adding several new destinations when flights shift from Long Beach in early October.       
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How the music business is faring amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Nielsen Music's midyear report shows hip-hop and R&B dominate the streaming market, and albums by men account for nine of 2020's 10 biggest records so far.
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Luxury survival condo that can withstand nuclear attacks comes with a pool, movie theater
These rooms definitely don’t come with a view. Surviving the end of the world doesn’t come cheap. For those who have the money, however, it might be worth looking into this underground bunker that’s nicer than many above-ground New York City apartments. The Survival Condo is located somewhere near Kansas, CNET reported. Its exact location...
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U.S. Sanctions Chinese Officials, Including Politburo Member, For Xinjiang Abuses
The Trump administration's penalties are meant to punish China for its treatment of Uighurs and Muslim minorities in the region, and target a Politburo member for the first time.
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