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Tracy Anderson opening COVID-conscious outdoor studio in Hamptons
Her most popular class costs $90 for "drop-ins" and $4,860 for guaranteed access through Labor Day.
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Mets have come together to regain spring training momentum
It felt so very Metsian, if extremely insensitive to share the observation, that their spring training of great positivity — their showcase of promise and hope — ended suddenly and prematurely due to a pandemic. Yet to watch these same Mets do their work at spring training 2.0 is to conclude their strong vibe seems...
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Sheldon Silver must appear in NYC courtroom for sentencing, judge rules
Crooked ex-pol Sheldon Silver failed Tuesday to convince a judge that the coronavirus pandemic makes it too dangerous for him to get re-sentenced in person for his $4 million bribery scheme. Manhattan federal Judge Valerie Caproni rejected a request by the once-powerful, former Assembly speaker to appear before her by video-conference on Monday. “The Courthouse...
North Carolina man awaiting trial on murder charges recaptured after escape from maximum security prison
A suspected murderer escaped from a maximum security prison in North Carolina last week after disguising himself and following another employee out the door – then made it almost 50 miles away in a stolen electrician’s truck before authorities recaptured him.
LA County has more coronavirus cases than Canada: LA mayor
Garcetti also emphasized that if the county was an "independent country" it would "have the 20th most cases in the world."
New York Times Will Move Part of Hong Kong Office to Seoul
A sweeping national security law passed by China in June has unsettled news organizations and created uncertainty about the city’s prospects as a hub for journalism in Asia.
No fans will be allowed at Eagles, Phillies home games
Both the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies won’t be allowed to have fans at home games in 2020, a city official said Tuesday. “The Eagles are still going to be allowed to play, although without crowds,” Brian Abernathy told the Philadelphia Inquirer. “The Phillies will continue to be allowed to play, although without crowds.” The city...
China places sanctions on Lockheed Martin over arms sales to Taiwan
China announced Tuesday that they will be placing sanctions on U.S.-based defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp., for their missile sales to Taiwan.
Rep. Jackson Lee claims GOP, NRA have made 'getting guns out of neighborhoods ... very difficult'
House Homeland Security Committee member Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, criticized  Republicans and the National Rifle Association (NRA) on "The Story" Tuesday while discussing a spike in gun violence across America's cities.
Father of slain Brooklyn baby says son’s killer should ‘rot in hell’ at vigil
The father of Davell Gardner, the 1-year-old boy fatally shot outside a Brooklyn park this week, said at a Tuesday night vigil that his son’s killer deserves “to rot in hell.” “You took my son’s life away,” Davell Gardner Sr. said at Raymond Bush Playground, where his baby was fatally shot Sunday night after at...
NBA players are already snitching on Disney bubble violators
The NBA’s “snitch hotline” is apparently blowing up. As part of a 113-page memo, the NBA set up an anonymous hotline for players to report peers they suspect are breaking the rules. Multiple tips have already been submitted to the hotline, according to The Athletic, to report potential protocol violations. The NBA is attempting to...
‘RHOA’ and ‘Love & Hip Hop’ stars arrested during Breonna Taylor protest
Smith, Williams, rapper-activists Trae tha Truth and Mysonne, as well as "over 100" others, were arrested.
'Just ludicrous.' Cooper slams Trump's Covid-19 comments
CNN's Anderson Cooper says that President Donald Trump turned a Rose Garden event into a campaign rally and again ignored the coronavirus pandemic while citing a lie about Covid-19 testing.
NYC street vendor’s heroic tale proves Times Square is more than a ‘tourist hell trap’
Duane Jackson's humble souvenir stand of 23 years and bomb-thwarting past went viral this week, thanks to a Twitter thread from his proud daughter Tiffany.
A Montana nursing home turned down free Covid-19 tests. Now, almost every resident is infected and 8 have died
Canyon Creek Memory Care, an assisted-living facility in Billings Montana, had the option to get free, voluntary surveillance testing for residents and staff offered by the state of Montana in May but declined, health officials say. Now, almost all of the facility's residents and some staff have Covid-19 and 8 residents have died of the disease, officials say.
Even with the administration’s about-face on international student visas, enrollment is still set to plummet
Other immigration policies still in place may bring new international student enrollment down to levels not seen since World War II.
Cuomo fears summer parties will spur community spread of COVID-19
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Suffolk County officials expressed alarm Tuesday that summer parties are contributing to the spread of the coronavirus. The governor and Suffolk officials said attendees of a 4th of July party in Holtsville contracted COVID-19 from another participant who was infected, the type of spread that could trigger a larger cluster in...
Trump plans to appoint former aide Sebastian Gorka to the National Security Education Board
Gorka served as deputy assistant and to the president for less than a year before leaving his position rancorously. He focused on national security.
California's Death Valley could hit 130 degrees, the hottest temperature ever recorded
The temperature hit 129.2 degrees on June 30, 2013.
Aaron Pico vs. Solo Hatley Jr. targeted for Bellator's July 24 return
Aaron Pico is back.        Related StoriesUFC targets Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai as Sept. 5 headlinerJorge Masvidal calls for immediate rematch with Kamaru Usman after UFC 251: 'I know I'm better'UFC doesn't plan on changing 'Fight Island' judges
Chinese companies with US subsidiaries got coronavirus stimulus funds, report says
Multiple subsidiaries of Chinese companies based in the U.S. have received millions in coronavirus relief loans, according to data from the U.S. Treasury Department.
Freed from gag order, Mary Trump has one word of advice for her uncle, President Trump: 'Resign'
Mary Trump delivers a withering assessment of President Trump in first post-gag order interview to promote her book, "Too Much and Never Enough."
COVID-19 vaccine trial produces antibodies in everyone tested, report says
An initial safety trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine produced antibodies to the deadly disease in everyone who was tested, according to a report Tuesday. The neutralizing antibodies produced by Moderna Inc.’s vaccine were equivalent to the upper half of what’s seen in patients who get infected and recover, Bloomberg News said. Meanwhile, the side...
Kansas congressman faces felony charges related to 2019 local election
Republican Rep. Steve Watkins of Kansas faces three felony charges and one misdemeanor related to a 2019 local election, Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay announced Tuesday.
Moving Jacksonville GOP convention to outdoor venue ‘a very real possibility’: official
As Florida deals with a surge of new coronavirus cases, President Trump and the GOP are weighing whether to move some parts of the convention to an outdoor venue.
Memorial Tournament: Who has the most wins?
Who has the most wins at the Memorial Tournament?
NYC woman files revenge porn suit against boyfriend’s ex-roommate
A Manhattan woman says her boyfriend’s former roommate spread a naked photo of her as revenge in the fallout of an affair, a new lawsuit alleges. The 25-year-old plaintiff — who filed her revenge porn lawsuit under the initials M. H. — says her boyfriend Adam told her that he once cheated on her with...
NFL star involved in infamous brawl getting $125 million
The Cleveland Browns and Pro Bowl defensive end Myles Garrett are reportedly on the verge of a huge extension.
Orange County school board votes to allow reopening of schools
The Orange County Board of Education in California approving its recommendations for the reopening of schools in the fall. CNN affiliate KCAL's Stacey Butler reports.
Checking in with celebs still on lockdown
Laura Dern: "I'm picking myself apart."
Atlanta mayor to Trump: Please let experts speak
In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms discusses her family's struggle with coronavirus and what she'd like to say to President Donald Trump about leadership during the pandemic.
Dirty laundry and James Corden: Today in the Johnny Depp libel case
The cringe-worthy free-for-all of evidence was produced in the London trial’s second week, as several Depp employees took the stand to defend him from allegations of domestic abuse.
Pentagon set to unveil policy aimed at banning public display of racially or socially divisive symbols on military installations
Defense Secretary Mark Esper is set to unveil a policy aimed at barring troops from having racially or socially divisive symbols in public places on military installations, several defense officials tell CNN.
Black conservatives kick off campaign to save Emancipation Memorial
The statue has been the target of recent protests and even D.C. delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton called to remove the “problematic”  statue.
Trump slams Biden as a 'gift' to China
At a Rose Garden event ostensibly to announce actions against China, President Donald Trump repeatedly lashed out at his rival, the presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden. (July 14)
Trump: No plan to speak with China's Xi
President Donald Trump said he has no plans to speak with China's President Xi Jinping as he responded to China's actions toward Hong Kong. He also spoke about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the fall election. (Juy 14)
The Maldives is now open to all global tourists. Here's how they're doing it
The Maldives is opening its borders to all global travelers from July 15 -- no Covid-19 tests, quarantines or additional fees required.
The Maldives is now open to all global tourists. Here's how they're doing it
Though border restrictions and quarantine measures are keeping people from visiting many of the world's most popular travel destinations at the moment, one country famed for its natural beauty is now welcoming all guests -- the Maldives.
What's on TV Wednesday: The premiere of 'United We Fall'
What's on TV Wednesday, July 15: The premiere of the new comedy "United We Fall" on ABC; movies on TV; TV talk shows
As NYC shootings surge, de Blasio has only made it worse
What’s amazing about handguns — apart from the tragedy and devastation that 20 ounces can unleash — is their indestructibility. Like the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards or Cher, they are timeless and, operationally, ­immune to the ravages of aging. In fact, with minimal maintenance and care, a handgun from 1920 will discharge a bullet with...
‘Survivor’ Pulled From CBS Fall Lineup Due to Coronavirus
The Amazing Race will now air on CBS in Survivor's place.
Tax Day 2.0 marks the end of NY’s economic expansion
New York’s slow reopening has begun just in time for a virtual April 15 — Tax Day 2.0, pushed back three months by the novel-coronavirus pandemic. In a way, it’s the end of an era: The tax returns due to be filed on Wednesday will report incomes earned in 2019, the close of a decade-long...
Teens are dressing up as mask-wearing grandmas to score alcohol
In a pandemic, no one knows how old you are.
LSU coach Ed Orgeron confident of college football's return: 'Football is the life blood of our country'
Ed Orgeron, coach of the defending champion LSU Tigers, tells VP Mike Pence at an education roundtable college football can return safely this fall.        
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UK outlet mocked for describing statement 'only females get cervical cancer' as 'transphobic lie'
The U.K.-based LGBT-oriented outlet PinkNews received a wave of mockery Tuesday after claiming that feminists were "transphobic" for claiming that only females are able to get cervical cancer.
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Trump calls Confederate flag ‘freedom of speech,’ gives heated response on police brutality
President Trump said the Confederate flag should be protected under the First Amendment.
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***Live Updates*** Alabama, Texas, Maine Election Results
Alabama, Texas, and Maine hold elections tonight. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times Eastern.
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Finally: Vandalism de Blasio actually cares about
That didn’t take long: Just four days after Mayor Bill de Blasio had a Black Lives Matter mural painted on the street in front of Trump Tower, someone defaced it with their own bit of graffiti. Video caught a man dumping red paint across some of the BLM letters Monday and then scooting off. Why’d...
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