CNN's Cooper: Trump 'Stirring Racial Divisions' by Tweeting about Saving U.S. Heritage

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” host Anderson Cooper stated that President Trump’s tweet on the “battle to save the Heritage, History, and Greatness of our Country” is “stirring racial divisions” and that by “heritage,” President Trump really means things
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With NYC in crisis, de Blasio wastes time on stupid stunt baiting Trump
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Court filing alleges $400K paid to Zion Williamson family in '18
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AP reporter discusses new transcripts in Floyd case
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Glass vial shortage could delay deployment of coronavirus vaccine
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Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley 'especially disappointed' with Big Ten's conference-only decision for fall sports
Chuck Grassley tweeted his criticism of the Big Ten three days after he announced he will not attend this year's RNC, citing coronavirus concerns.
Supreme Court rules Manhattan DA can obtain Trump tax returns
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California, Florida and Texas see record new virus deaths
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Latino community in Texas hit hard by virus outbreak
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Death Of Robert Fuller, Who Was Found Hanging From Tree, Ruled Suicide
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"CBS Evening News" headlines for Thursday, July 9, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News" with Margaret Brennan.
House holds hearing on Russian bounty intelligence reports
Defense Secretary Mark Esper testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss intelligence reports alleging Russia may have paid the Taliban to kill U.S. troops. John Gans, the director of communications and research for the University of Pennsylvania's Perry World House global policy center, and former chief speechwriter for Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, joins "Red and Blue" with key takeaways from the testimony.
Chris Pratt's wife Katherine Schwarzenegger talks quarantining with the actor: I'm 'learning a lot'
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GOP state lawmaker urges people to 'stop getting tested'
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Vandals Cut Down Flag Pole at 9/11 Firefighter Memorial
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Naya Rivera, Pioneering Glee Star, Is Presumed Dead at 33
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Gutfeld on Joe Biden’s ‘America First’ strategy
Biden says the government needs to buy American products, playing catch-up with Trump's 'America First' policy.
Maryland man may be first person successfully vaccinated against COVID-19
A Maryland man believes he may be one of the first people to be successfully vaccinated against the coronavirus after participating in a trial that has reported promising early results in producing antibodies, according to reports. David Rach, a graduate immunology student, was the first person to be injected in the trial at the University...
House Democrats propose blocking construction projects on military bases with Confederate names
The House Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill for the fiscal year 2021, but included a provision that would prohibit military construction projects on bases named after Confederate figures.
Eagles Owner Produces Hitler Documentary, Has Yet to Punish DeSean Jackson for Posting Antisemitic Quotes
Philadelphia Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie has yet to punish wide receiver DeSean Jackson for admiringly posting antisemitic quotes attributed to Nazi madman Adolf Hitler. Interestingly, the timing of the controversy coincides with the release of a documentary on Hitler released by Lurie's production company.
Federal Judge Emmet Sullivan asks appeals court to rehear Michael Flynn case
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Kansas City police officer accused of sexual relationship with witness in murder case
A Kansas City police officer is accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a witness in two high-profile metro area murders.
Michael Cohen pleaded for freedom after seeing US Marshal with shackles, pal says
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Drive-in baseball: Why not watch Dodgers or Angels games on a screen from a car?
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