Lack of political offset for Republicans makes DC statehood effort more difficult for Dems

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Middle-aged Americans less healthy than English peers — and it doesn't matter how much money they have
Middle-aged people in the United States are in worse health than those living in England, and the disparities are larger for low income individuals, according to a new study. This gap could point to why Covid-19 has had a more devastating impact on low income Americans.
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QB transfer JT Daniels eligible to play immediately for Georgia
Ex-USC quarterback JT Daniels revealed he has gained immediate eligibility to play for Georgia without having to sit out season after transferring.        
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Former USC quarterback JT Daniels is granted immediate eligibility at Georgia
Former USC quarterback JT Daniels is expected to compete with another transfer, Jamie Newman, for the starting job at Georgia next season.
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Kansas father, girlfriend charged in murder of his 3-year-old daughter
A Kansas father and his girlfriend are facing felony murder charges in the death of his 3-year-old daughter – amid allegations that she was “tortured,” according to reports. Investigators believe the girl, Olivia Ann Jansen, was killed sometime Thursday, the day before she reporting missing by her father, Howard Jansen III, from her Kansas City...
Alaska Airlines flight turns around after passenger threatens to ‘kill everybody’
A recent Alaska Airlines flight landed early after a passenger became belligerent and aggressive, threatening to kill everyone on the aircraft. Alaska flight 422 departed Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Saturday at 11:10 p.m., bound for Chicago O’Hare, KOMO News reports. During the ascent, an unnamed male passenger became disruptive and acted “extremely belligerent and physically...
Giants won’t sign Leonard Williams to long-term contract extension
There will be no long-term extension for defensive tackle Leonard Williams. Not at this time, anyway. The 26-year old – one of the most polarizing players on the roster, in the hearts and minds of Giants fans – is currently on the books for the $16.1 million franchise tag tender he signed back in late...
Dale Resteghini says he’s gotten death threats over controversial new project
“Cracka" depicts whites as slaves and blacks as slave owners.
1-year-old killed, 3 injured in shooting near New York City playground
A 1-year-old boy was killed and three men were injured in a shooting outside a Brooklyn park on Sunday evening, police and law enforcement sources told CNN Monday morning.
South Africa Introduces Alcohol Ban And Curfew As Coronavirus Surges
The country has more than 276,000 cases, surpassing Italy, Spain and other hard-hit nations. President Cyril Ramaphosa says the worst is yet to come.
Weinstein’s accusers want federal judge to block global settlement
Weinstein's lawyer said that holding out for a more generous settlement is unrealistic.
Squirrel tests positive for plague in Colorado
According to health officials, the squirrel is the first case of plague in The Town of Morrison, Jefferson County, which is about 17 miles southwest of Denver.
Brooklyn Beckham’s fiancée Nicola Peltz comes from billions
Nicola Peltz won't have to shop off the rack for bridal gowns.
Children must go back to school, but....
Erin Bromage writes that if we open schools but don't open them safely, the ramifications are going to ripple throughout our communities -- well beyond the playground
Millionaires say "tax us" to fund coronavirus aid
Heiress Abigail Disney and other wealthy people say taxes on the rich must go up "immediately" — charity isn't enough.
Devastated 4-year-old loses it over lack of ‘fun’ during pandemic lockdown
We can't go anywhere — not even McDonald's, which is my favorite restaurant."
Vandal dumps red paint on ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural outside Trump Tower
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s giant Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower is already getting dumped on. An unidentified man walked up to the giant mural outside the Midtown skyscraper and poured red paint on the bright yellow letters shortly after noon Monday, then ran off before cops showed up to survey the damage. “I...
Rockets' Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus
Rockets' Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus and did not travel with the team to Orlando, Fla., in preparation for the NBA's restart.
Body Found In California Lake, Presumed To Be 'Glee' Actor Naya Rivera
Rivera was best known for her role as Santana Lopez, a take no prisoners cheerleader/singer on Glee for six seasons. That character was also an inspiration for young LGBTQ viewers.
Cuomo says Trump’s handling of coronavirus makes Richard Nixon ‘look innocent’
"Trump's COVID scandal makes Nixon's Watergate look innocent," Cuomo said during a news conference in Albany.
Judge halts first federal execution in nearly two decades
Judge halts execution for Daniel Lewis Lee; Justice Department files appeal to allow it to move forward.
More than 200 schools back lawsuit over foreign student rule
More than 200 universities are backing a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s new restrictions on international students
NFL, Oakley come up with face shields to protect players
With NFL training camps set to start at the end of the month, the league believes it is closer to one answer when it comes to player safety amid the coronavirus pandemic: face shields for the players' helmets.
Alanis Morissette says she feared being viewed as ‘stupid or uneducated or ignorant’ because of ‘Ironic’ song
Alanis Morissette said in a recent interview that she fears being viewed as “stupid or uneducated or ignorant” after years of shaming for her 1996 song “Ironic.”
Does ‘Foodie Love’ Signal HBO Max’s Spanish Programming Ambitions?
The sensual series isn't exactly the next Money Heist.
‘Star Wars’ animated series ‘The Bad Batch’ coming to Disney+
A new animated “Star Wars” series is imperial marching its way towards the small screen.
Fort Lauderdale homeless put up in motels during pandemic refusing to leave as state's coronavirus surges
Some homeless people in Fort Lauderdale who have been living in motels for three months as a part of citywide efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus are reportedly refusing to leave if the state cannot come up with the funding to extend the program that’s kept them off the streets.
French man accused of molesting hundreds of children kills self in Indonesia jail, police say
A French man accused of molesting more than 300 children in Indonesia has died in a suspected suicide in his jailcell, local authorities said Monday.
Cooling forecast for Southern California after weekend of record-breaking heat
Although cooler temperatures are coming to Southern California, forecasters say the fire weather risk remains elevated, especially Monday and Tuesday.
Biden is winning the young and the old in Wisconsin. Trump is winning the middle-aged.
Despite the stereotype that Donald Trump's political base is "old," the president has drawn negative ratings from seniors in Wisconsin throughout his term.
Penguins voluntarily sideline 9 players as NHL camps open
The Pittsburgh Penguins opened training camp Monday after voluntarily sidelining nine players who may have had secondary exposure to a person testing positive for COVID-19.
Jason Oppenheim getting hundreds of resumés after ‘Selling Sunset’
The Oppenheim Group founder also said that he's not worried about real estate in a post-COVID-19 world.
US reaches 10th billion-dollar weather disaster by end of June 2020
Halfway through 2020 and the billions of losses from weather disasters have added up for another year in a row.
BFFs Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King reunite after months apart
Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King have reunited for the first time in months — after King spent two weeks in Oprah’s guesthouse.
Netanyahu under pressure of coronavrius and economy
CNN's Oren Liebermann reports on the current state of Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the coronavirus pandemic puts pressure on the county and its economy.
Texas dog first animal in state confirmed to have coronavirus
A dog in Texas has tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first confirmed animal in the state to be infected with the virus, officials said on Wednesday. A private veterinarian decided to test the 2-year-old Fort Worth-area canine for the virus on July 7 as a precautionary measure after its owners were confirmed to...
7 of Kelly Preston's most memorable movie moments
Kelly Preston leaves behind a long legacy in film and television after losing her battle to breast cancer.
Bitcoin scammers have reportedly swiped $24M this year
Scammers and thieves supposedly made off with around $24 million in Bitcoin in the first six months of 2020, according to reports. Twitter bot Whale Alert, which tracks large transactions of cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin, worked with Scam Alert to produce a “crime reporting, tracking and analysis” report. Bitcoins, as a digital cryptocurrency, verifies every...
Cuomo says schools in New York can open again once region is in 'Phase 4' of coronavirus reopenings
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a plan to get students back to the classroom this fall, saying schools can only begin in-person learning once the region has entered “Phase 4” of its reopening.
Chris Russo couldn’t resist WFAN jab while mocking ESPN Radio change
Count Chris “Mad Dog” Russo among the doubters of ESPN Radio’s new morning show plan. The former WFAN host ripped the network’s new trio of Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams and Zubin Mehenti, which is replacing Mike Golic after over two decades in the time slot. “I don’t know what they’re thinking. I know they want...
Coronavirus case surge could impact presidential campaign
Recent surges in coronavirus cases in states like Arizona, Texas and Florida could have an impact on November's presidential election. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joins CBSN to talk about the latest numbers.
This recession has exposed key myths, misconceptions about the economy. Here's how
The economic downturn since the coronavirus pandemic has been odd in so many ways. Why shouldn't it expose some economic myths and misconceptions?
Russell Westbrook becomes biggest NBA star with coronavirus
Rockets star Russell Westbrook has tested positive for coronavirus and is quarantining, he announced on Twitter on Monday. “I tested positive for Covid-19 prior to my teams departure to Orlando,” Westbrook said in the post. “I’m currently feeling well, quarantined, and looking forward to rejoining my teammates when I am cleared. Thank you all for...
Coronavirus surge forces Hong Kong Disneyland to shut down only weeks after reopening
Just like that, places are closing down again.
B&H takes $150 off Apple iPad Pro for flash sale
You don’t want to miss out on B&H’s latest flash sale. For a limited time, the popular retailer is taking $150 off the Apple iPad Pro. So you can enjoy the popular tablet for more than 30% off. The Apple iPad Pro doesn’t disappoint with its sleek design and innovative features. Its 12.9″ retina display,...
Trump Again Casts Doubt On Fauci As COVID-19 Cases Surge
President Trump shared a tweet from game show host Chuck Woolery, who claimed the CDC is lying about the coronavirus pandemic to hurt the president in November's election.
Why Texas coronavirus death toll may be higher than officially reported
Coronavirus cases are spiking in Texas, but the death toll may be higher than state health officials have reported because the Lone Star State only records confirmed deaths from COVID-19 and omits likely cases, according to the Houston Chronicle. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data shows Texas is one of 24 states that publicly...
NYC Has Its First Day In Months With No COVID-19 Deaths
Mayor Bill De Blasio called on President Trump to invoke the Defense Production Act to speed processing of coronavirus tests: "If you can't get the results in real time, it doesn't help you enough."
AOC’s congressional campaign staff reaches deal to unionize
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign staff has reached a deal to unionize with the Campaign Workers Guild.