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How Nets are dealing with nearly unrecognizable roster
Everybody in the NBA bubble is dealing with coronavirus fears, ever-changing practice sites and times. But from trying to cobble together a roster to having to switch up their system on the fly, for the Nets, the rest of this season is all about handling adversity and staying flexible. Being able to bend without breaking...
Mike Lee: America has 'deviated dangerously' from country's core values
Over the past 80 years, the country has "deviated dangerously" from what was once an obvious distinction between federal and state power, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah said.
298 Counts of Murder, The Monuments, West Side Story
Still no justice for MH17 as reconstructed plane shows shrapnel damage from warhead; Then, the history and future of Confederate monuments; And, "West Side Story": The new take on a Broadway classic.
New York City marks first day without coronavirus death since March
New York City just reached its first day in nearly four months without a single coronavirus death, according to preliminary numbers released Sunday. The data from the New York City health department released Sunday recorded no COVID-19 fatalities on Saturday — the first time since March 13 that no deaths of the virus were reported...
NHL restart will be wild ride of uncertainty
Let’s be honest. We don’t know whether this is going to work. We have no idea whether the NHL’s Stanley Cup tournament scheduled to run from Aug. 1 into early October (if necessary) will come to fruition. We cannot even guarantee that the 24 NHL clubs invited to the 2020 Cotillion Ball will make it...
‘Stiff’ Aaron Judge misses another Yankees simulated game
While Aaron Judge was held out of the Yankees’ simulated game for a second straight day with a stiff neck, Giancarlo Stanton said he’s making progress with his calf and feels good at the plate. According to manager Aaron Boone, Judge got more treatment Sunday and was “still a little stiff.” “It’s just something we...
Pro-cop demonstrators clash with Black Lives Matter protesters in Brooklyn
Pro-cop demonstrators faced off against Black Lives Matter protesters in southern Brooklyn for the second day in a row Sunday evening in a tense clash where protesters torched an American flag and tossed eggs at each other. Scuffles between the two groups broke out in Bay Ridge as NYPD officers were forced to step in and...
Mets’ Marcus Stroman feeling ‘equipped’ for high-stakes season
Marcus Stroman sounded downright excited about the high-stakes months in his baseball career to come. Even giddy. A lot is riding on his right arm. He’s being counted on to be a force in the Mets starting rotation. He’ll become a free agent for the first time after the season. Pressure? He smiled at the...
Mary Trump is releasing a book. Michael Cohen is finishing a book. Both are being restricted
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Mary Trump is releasing a book. Michael Cohen is finishing a book. Both are being restricted
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
Hilton calls for education tax refund if schools don't reopen: 'Why should you pay for service you are not getting?'
"The Next Revolution" host Steve Hilton suggested on his show Sunday that parents should receive education tax dollar refunds if schools stay shuttered in the fall.
Coronavirus: Compliance with social distancing during early stages linked to working memory, study finds
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims compliance in America with social distancing during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic is linked to working memory.
Sen. Josh Hawley against ESPN suspending Adrian Wojnarowski
Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) may have been the one to out ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski for sending him a profane email, but he apparently didn’t want the NBA insider get suspended over it. “@espn don’t suspend a reporter, ask tough question of @NBA about their pro-#China, anti-America bias. Star reporting for goodness sake,” Hawley wrote on...
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Washington NFL team to announce retirement of 'Redskins' nickname, reveal new name Monday
Washington owner Daniel Snyder plans to announce the retirement of the "Redskins" nickname and reveal a new team name Monday.        
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Washington Redskins expected to retire nickname on Monday: report
The Washington Redskins will retire the team's nickname on Monday, according to a report.
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Washington Redskins to retire nickname many consider racist
The Washington Redskins nickname will soon be no more. Only after facing mounting financial pressure from sponsors, the Redskins on Monday are expected to retire the nickname many consider to be racist, according to Sports Business Daily. The new nickname will not be announced yet due to a pending trademark, the report said. Native American...
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Washington Redskins fire two key scouting employees: report
The Washington Redskins have fired two key employees in their pro scouting department, according to a report.
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Benjamin Keough, Grandson of Elvis Presley, Has Died at Age 27
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Benjamin Keough, the son of Lisa Marie Presley has died. He was 27.
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Authorities building case against Bronx man who put NYPD officer in headlock
Authorities are taking their time to build an airtight case against a Bronx man allegedly caught on camera putting an NYPD cop in a headlock, upping their odds of making charges stick, sources said Sunday. A 1-minute, 38-second clip of the tense July 1 encounter in Mount Hope allegedly shows Wisnel Manzueta, 29, grabbing the...
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Appeals court paves way for first federal execution in 17 years
Family members of Daniel Lewis Lee's victims petitioned to have the execution delayed so they could attend without fear of traveling during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Court Clears Way for First Federal Execution in 17 Years to Proceed
Daniel Lewis Lee is set to be put to death after an appeals panel rejected a suit from his victims’ family members, who said the coronavirus prevented them from traveling to the execution.
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CBS Weekend News, July 11, 2020
Coronavirus cases continue to surge nationwide, pushing hospitals to capacity; Georgia boy plays trumpet as a tribute to front-line workers
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CBS Weekend News, July 12, 2020
President Trump pushes for schools to reopen as coronavirus deaths top 135,000; Zoo toy creator puts on a puppet show for his neighborhood with no strings attached.
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Liberty aren’t complaining about reportedly gross WNBA bubble
Despite reports of bed bugs, boxed lunches and mouse traps, nobody from the New York Liberty is complaining about conditions inside the bubble on the campus of IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Unlike their NBA brethren who have complained about food and “Motel 6’’ accommodations at Disney World, the WNBA players are happy to have...
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Chef Daniel Boulud’s ‘terrance’ thrives despite limited outdoor seating
Daniel Boulud reopened his five-star eatery on the Upper East Side last week — and nobody could complain that the atmosphere was stuffy. The legendary chef was busy tending to 10 tables, generously spaced apart on the sidewalk in front of his Michelin-starred restaurant Daniel at 60 E. 65th St. in recognition of health and...
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Lisa Marie Presley's son Benjamin Keough has died at age 27
Benjamin Keough, the son of Lisa Marie Presley and grandson of Elvis Presley, has died in California. He was 27 years old. A representative for Lisa Marie issued a statement to The Associated Press saying she is "heartbroken." CBS Los Angeles reports.
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Lakers' Anthony Davis explains why he won't wear social justice message on jersey for NBA restart
Anthony Davis considered wearing a message on his jersey, but he stuck with his last name because it is "something that is very important to me."        
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Nets in talks with ex-Knick Lance Thomas to join NBA restart roster
The shorthanded Nets are in talks to bring back Lance Thomas, The Post confirmed. Decimated by injuries and coronavirus, the Nets have desperately been adding bodies. Thomas, who was born in Brooklyn, would be their fourth replacement player, and unless someone else tests positive for COVID-19, their last. The Nets had reportedly been close to...
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Bump stock maker seeks compensation from Las Vegas massacre victim fund
The maker of the now-banned gun accessory that worsened the Las Vegas massacre has filed a little-noticed court motion that threatens to wipe out a $1.1 million fund set aside for the victims’ families, The Post has learned. Slide Fire Solutions — the defunct manufacturer of the controversial “bump stock” device that converted Stephen Paddock’s...
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Lakers' Anthony Davis to wear own name on jersey in Orlando
Anthony Davis will wear his own name on the back of his jersey when the Los Angeles Lakers return to action.
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Indiana woman shot, killed after argument with Black Lives Matter supporters, family says
An Indiana woman was fatally shot earlier this month following an alleged argument between her family and a group of Black Lives Matter supporters, her family says. 
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White House takes aim at Fauci as he disagrees with Trump on virus
As coronavirus cases surge in the United States, the White House is taking aim at the nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci.
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White House takes aim at Fauci as he disagrees with Trump on virus
As coronavirus cases surge in the United States, the White House is taking aim at the nation's top infectious disease expert, a
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Richard Gelles, scholar of family violence and child-welfare system, dies at 73
He made headlines while arguing that it was more important to protect children from abuse than to preserve families.
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Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill released from hospital after testing positive for coronavirus
Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill was released from a Rhode Island hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus last week.
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Mom Accused of Killing Five-Year-Old Daughter Tried to Blame Toddler Son
A woman in Knoxville, Tennessee, who gave conflicting stories about the September shooting death of her five-year-old daughter, was indicted last week on multiple charges including felony murder.
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Angels aren't shying away from 'difficult conversations' about social injustice
Angels second baseman Tommy La Stella and manager Joe Maddon are using video calls with players to discuss the importance of addressing social inequality.
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Winona Ryder will testify Johnny Depp was ‘never abusive’ to her: report
His ex-wife, Amber Heard, has accused Depp of repeatedly assaulting her during their doomed relationship.
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Benjamin Keough, son of Lisa Marie Presley, has died at age 27
His mother "is completely heartbroken, inconsolable and beyond devastated," a representative for Lisa Marie Presley said in a statement.
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CUNY planning for most classes to be online this fall amid coronavirus concerns
The City University of New York is preparing to keep providing most classes online for the fall semester amid ongoing concerns about the coronavirus. The CUNY Board of Trustees of Trustees approved a resolution last week alerting 275,000-degree seeking students and 6,700 professors at its 25 colleges and professional schools that there’s a strong likelihood...
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Hundreds gathered at a lake. Now, some have Covid-19
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Dodgers' Kenley Jansen reports to camp after having COVID-19
Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen was late arriving to summer camp after he tested positive for COVID-19.
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Lack of drama gives Mets reason to ‘believe’
The hurdles to a season remain significant, but it’s OK to recognize small victories while stressing the need to stay vigilant. Spring training 2.0 reaches a midpoint Monday — which the Mets will denote by giving the players a day off from workouts — leaving a week and a half before the Braves arrive to...
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Wild bison will be released into the UK for the first time in thousands of years in hopes to revive wildlife
About 10,000 years after the Steppe Bison went extinct, UK's most important wildlife species are now also racing toward extinction.
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Fire damages a nearly 250-year-old California church
California firefighters are investigating the origin of a fire that badly damaged the San Gabriel Mission, a historic 249-year-old Catholic church. CNN affiliates KCAL/KCBS report.
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Starbucks barista who got $100,000 over face mask dust-up: 'This is so mind-blowing'
When Lenin Gutierrez asked a customer to don a mask, she went after him on Facebook. Then thousands of people chipped in to back him through a GoFundMe campaign
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Yankees’ Gerrit Cole lauds Gary Sanchez as domination grows
Gerrit Cole has just one outing left before finally making his Yankees debut on Opening Day against the Nationals in Washington on July 23. And if his effectiveness in Sunday’s simulated game in The Bronx was any indication, Cole seems to be in top form. The $324 million right-hander struck out nine in 5 ²/₃...
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Benjamin Keough, grandson of Elvis Presley, dies at 27
Elvis Presley's grandson Benjamin Keough has died, a representative for his mother, Lisa Marie Presley, said. He was 27.
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