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Fauci Blasts Ron Johnson for Saying He ‘Overhyped’ AIDS: ‘Preposterous!’
CNNDr. Anthony Fauci fired back at Sen. Ron Johnson on Sunday, calling the Wisconsin Republican “preposterous” for recently claiming that he “overhyped” the AIDS epidemic during the 1980s.A frequent critic of COVID-19 mitigation efforts who has repeatedly questioned the efficacy of vaccines, Johnson complained to Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade last week that public health experts were trying to “create a state of fear” to “maintain control” amid concerns over the Omicron variant.Specifically taking aim at the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Johnson likened Fauci’s groundbreaking research into AIDS and HIV decades ago with how the chief White House medical adviser has handled the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Donald Trump Jr. Backs Father's Latest General Milley Broadside
After video emerged of the former president criticizing the general, his son also waded in and disparaged the military official.
Transcript: Francis deSouza on "Face the Nation"
The following is a transcript of an interview with Illumina CEO Francis deSouza on Sunday, December 5, 2021.
Have a mess-free holiday with these Cyber Week discounted vacuums
The holidays come with lots of cleaning. Luckily, top vacuum brands are offering a 20% off discount on their products for Cyber Week.
Ten COVID-19 cases identified on cruise ship approaching New Orleans
Ten people aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship approaching New Orleans have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Saturday night.
POLITICO Playbook: Cuomo’s final straw
And what Chris Christie and Jamie Raskin said at the Gridiron Club dinner.
Michigan honors Oxford High victim in Big Ten title game
The Wolverines scored 42 points, which also happened to be the number worn by Tate Myre.
Memphis' Penny Hardaway suggests lineup change coming after latest loss, vows to be 'complete a------'
Memphis men’s basketball coach Penny Hardaway was really unhappy with his team following the Tigers’ 67-63 loss to Ole Miss on Saturday.
Russian Embassy Slams NATO States, U.S. Officials Ahead of Biden-Putin Call
"The deployment of [Russian] troops on the national territory is our sovereign right and no one's business," the embassy tweeted.
Little sister, third of three Kansas siblings turns 100: Key to a long life? Just 'keep going'
Frances Kompus turned 100 in November, the third in a trio of Atwood, Kansas sisters to do so. Sisters Julia Kopriva and Lucy Pochop, are 104 and 102.
Fauci to Sen. Ron Johnson: 'Preposterous' to Claim I'm Overhyping COVID
Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci responded to Sen. Ron Johnson's (R-WI) claim he was overhyping the coronavirus pandemic.
When parents enable gun massacres, they should be locked up, too
When gun owners behave recklessly, there should be no doubt that they will face criminal punishment.
Rep. Massie launches ‘maximum triggering’ with family Christmas photo: ‘Santa, please bring ammo’
Rep. Thomas Massie posted a Christmas photo of his family holding guns, which has spread like wildfire on social media
Connecticut governor "concerned" about potential for Omicron spread up East Coast
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, whose state has detected the Omicron variant, said that he is "concerned" about the spread of Omicron, especially since his state is located between New York and Boston.
Gottlieb says WHO could be playing a role in "global leadership" in getting vaccines around the world
Dr. Scott Gotlieb, the former FDA commissioner, said last week that five of eight countries in the U.S. travel ban had turned down vaccines. He said "we do need to get capacities into these countries so it's not a recurring problem."
Rochelle Walensky Warns That Omicron Cases 'Likely to Rise' as U.S. Still Battles Delta
"We have about 90 to 100,000 cases a day right now in the United States, and 99.9 percent of them are the Delta variant," Walensky said.
Book excerpt: "The Queen of Tuesday" by Darin Strauss
The award-winning novelist creates a fictional affair for Lucille Ball, whose '50s sitcom "I Love Lucy" made her an indelible figure in America's pop culture landscape.
Omar on stripping Boebert's committee assignments: 'very confident' Pelosi will hold vote 'next week'
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said Sunday she is "very confident" that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., will hold a vote to strip Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., of her committee assignments in the near future in response to her recent controversial comments about Omar.
Democratic legislators call on Senate to take action on gun legislation following Michigan school shooting
Connecticut Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy said he continues to work with his Republican and Democratic colleagues to pass gun safety legislation, especially after the deadly school shooting last week in Michigan.
Rep. Stefanik calls on Gov. Hochul to clean up ‘criminal cesspool’ left by Cuomo brothers
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, reacts on 'Fox & Friends Weekend' to former CNN anchor Chris Cuomo being fired over his role in former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's sexual harassment scandal.
School Tries to Explain How It Missed Shooter Warning Signs
Oakland County Sheriff via ReutersThe Michigan school where a student killed four teens and wounded seven other people is defending its handling of the suspect’s troubling behavior while promising an outside investigation into its actions.In a letter released Saturday, Oxford Community Schools Superintendent Tim Throne admitted that school officials accepted Ethan Crumbley’s explanations into why he was looking at pictures of bullets on his phone and had drawn violent images and statements—and then sent him to class when his parents refused to take him home.“Given the fact that the child had no prior disciplinary infractions, the decision was made [that] he would be returned to the classroom rather than sent home to an empty house,” Throne wrote. “These incidents remained at the guidance counselor level and were never elevated to the principal or assistant principal’s office.”Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
CNN fires anchor Chris Cuomo after aiding brother Andrew
CNN fires Chris Cuomo after an internal investigation revealed that he used media contacts to assist his brother, former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The U.S. is close to having 200 million people fully vaccinated.
Mississippi Gov. Reeves: ‘No guaranteed right to an abortion’ in Constitution
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves declared Sunday that "there is no guaranteed right to an abortion" in the U.S. Constitution and that such an issue should be left up to individual states.
Nick Saban thanks media for ‘yummy’ rat poison after Alabama beat Georgia
Nick Saban finally found some rat poison to suit his taste.
Anthony Fauci Rips GOP Sen. Ron Johnson's 'Preposterous' Accusation He's 'Overhyped' COVID
"He created all kinds of fear, saying it could affect the entire population when it couldn't," Johnson said of Fauci.
22 Shot Friday into Sunday Morning in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Chicago
Twenty-two people were shot, five of them fatally, Friday into Sunday morning in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago.
Instant Pot beef ragù for dinner: Try the recipe
When a craving for ragù strikes, it’s time to turn on the Instant Pot and make a batch of this satiating, savory recipe – an ideal fall treat as cooling weather settles in for the season.
Dem Sen. Murphy Calls for National Safe Storage Gun Law to Hold Parents 'Accountable'
Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" called for a national safe storage law when reacting to James and Jennifer Crumbley being charged with involuntary manslaughter after their son 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley was charged for terrorism and murder in the school shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan.
Teófimo López 'could have died' during loss to George Kambosos Jr, doctor says
Teófimo López lost to George Kambosos Jr. last week via split decisions and subsequently dropped the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and The Ring Magazine lightweight titles.
CNN's Tapper: I Can't Think of Anything Less American than GOP's 'Bigotry Campaign'
CNN anchor Jake Tapper said Sunday on "State of the Union" that the Republican Party was conducting a "bigotry campaign'  while discussing Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) calling Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) the "jihad squad."
Obesity could be cured by turning off ‘hungry hormone’: trial study
Obesity could be cured without diet or exercise with a radical trial launched into turning off the so-called “hungry hormone.” The trial is set to investigate a process that could cut the desire to over-eat and reduce weight in just 40 minutes. And the process would cost the NHS £1,500 – a quarter of the...
Omar: Kevin McCarthy 'Is a Liar and a Coward' -- GOP 'Normalizing' Bigotry
Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was a "liar and a coward" for how he handled Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) calling Omar the "jihad squad."
U.S. Space Force general warns of China's growing military space potential
“I don't think it's a foregone conclusion they will be the leader in space at the end of the decade, but they are on an incredible pace,” he said.
Fauci: 'The signals are a bit encouraging' on Omicron severity
Chief Biden medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci gives CNN's Jake Tapper an update about the very latest data on the Omicron variant from South Africa.
COVID cases on the rise worldwide as Omicron spreads
CBS News senior foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports from Seoul, South Korea, on the global impacts of COVID-19
Live updates: NFL Week 13 scores, news and highlights
Week 13 of the NFL season features 11 more games Sunday afternoon as the playoff races heat up. Follow along for live updates.
Cartoon by Kal
A guest editorial cartoon by Kal.
Biden's universal pre-K plan could mean a need for at least 40,000 new teachers
President Joe Biden's plan to create free, universal pre-K would make preschool available and affordable for 6 million more children. But that would mean hiring tens of thousands of new teachers at a time when schools are already struggling to fill existing positions.
Virgil Abloh, Ahmaud Arbery and the Fragility of Black Men's Lives
Black men and women face violence in everyday life. That’s something that needs to be talked about.
Rafael Fiziev 'didn't like many moments' in UFC on ESPN 31 bout, including TKOing a friend
The knockout was incredible, but Rafael Fiziev sees defects in the victory.       Related StoriesRafael Fiziev 'didn't like many moments' in UFC on ESPN 31 bout, including TKOing a friend - EnclosureJose Aldo: T.J. Dillashaw 'the best opponent next' after UFC on ESPN 31 winUFC on ESPN 31 results: Resurgent Jose Aldo outworks Rob Font to get back in title conversation
How to Create a Black Space in a Gentrifying Neighborhood
Thoughts I had as I watched a white couple browsing books.
9 Fresh Nonalcoholic Drinks for All Holiday and Social Occasions
From Thanksgiving to Dry January, here are a selection of alternatives to alcoholic drinks to serve at your parties.
North Carolina vs. Georgia Tech prediction: Tar Heels the pick
The North Carolina Tar Heels, whose defense got off to a bad start to begin the season, will play at Georgia Tech on Sunday having allowed an average of 52 points in their past two games. The Tar Heels are 11th in the country in 3-point shooting percentage while Georgia Tech is 17th, but the...
U.S. braces for impact as Omicron found in at least 16 states
CBS News senior national correspondent Mark Strassmann reports on the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.
Oxford school shooting charges against parents spur debate: Who's at fault?
There is no real debate the alleged shooter must pay. The much trickier question, is what about his parents and the prosecutor’s decision to file involuntary manslaughter charges against them?
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Prince William recalls singing with Taylor Swift and Jon Bon Jovi: ‘I’m cringing’
"To this day, I still do not know what came over me," the Duke of Cambridge jokes. "Honestly, even now I'm cringing at what happened next."
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Third Party to Investigate Events at Oxford High School Before Shooting
Parents have asked questions about “the school’s version of events leading up to the shooting"
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