Trump Vows to Veto Defense Bill if It Renames U.S. Bases Named for Confederate Figures

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday evening that he would veto the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) if it included an amendment to rename ten U.S. Army bases that had been named for Confederate generals.
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43 new coronavirus cases have been linked to one large house party in Michigan
Forty-three new coronavirus cases have been linked to a large house party from early July in Washtenaw County, Michigan, according to health officials.
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Tucker Carlson addresses top show writer's resignation
Fox News host Tucker Carlson addressed the resignation of his show writer who had been using a pseudonym to post bigoted remarks on an online forum that is a hotbed for racist, sexist and other offensive content. CNN's Brian Stelter explains.
The world's best vineyards for 2020 revealed
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Tucker fires back at AOC, says pols who support defunding police 'will never suffer the consequences
Tucker Carlson responded to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., during his opening monologue Monday after she told viewers during a recent virtual town hall that a community without police would look "like a suburb," reaffirming her support of the "defund the police" movement.
How the coronavirus is shaping health care politics in 2020
The coronavirus outbreak is now burning primarily through states with the highest share of uninsured residents, complicating the local response and amplifying the political debate over the future of the Affordable Care Act.
A bus driver in China deliberately crashed and killed 21 people after his house was demolished
A bus driver who crashed his vehicle full of passengers into a reservoir in southwestern China did it deliberately, local police said Monday, after discovering just hours earlier that his house had been demolished. southwestern China did it deliberately, local police said Monday, after discovering just hours earlier that his house had been demolished.
America shuts down again -- choosing reality over Trump's false claims
While President Donald Trump obsesses about his reelection hopes in his White House bubble, state and local leaders are frantically reversing state reopenings that he demanded, which turned America into the world's biggest coronavirus hotspot.
Yankees’ Gerrit Cole set for final tuneup before Opening Day
Gerrit Cole will start Friday’s intrasquad games, the Yankees ace’s final outing before facing the Nationals on July 23 in Washington on Opening Day on five days’ rest. “He and I talked a little bit about it [Monday]. We just value having that sixth day going into his first start of the year,’’ Aaron Boone...
Kellyanne Conway’s daughter posts ‘last tweet’ after being kicked off social media
Kellyanne Conway’s teenage daughter says her parents are kicking her offline after she began playfully trolling them and sharing her liberal opinions on TikTok and Twitter. In what she called “my last tweet” on Monday night, 15-year-old Claudia wrote: “My parents are forcing me to delete social media… apparently, i don’t have a platform! it’s...
Carolyn Hax: Boyfriend has a heart of gold, but how practical is a heart of gold?
She wonders about a long-term relationship with a guy who lacks problem-solving skills.
Oliver Stone slams Hollywood, says it 'has become too fragile, too sensitive'
Oliver Stone is unhappy with the state of Hollywood.
ESPN host on why small victories like Redskins name change matter
Bomani Jones, host of "The Right Time with Bomani Jones" on ESPN, gives his thoughts on the NFL's Washington franchise changing the Redskins name and logo.
The people who sit by while Trump sets Roger Stone free
Law professors Jennifer Taub and Joshua A. Geltzer write that Donald Trump's "lawless commutation" of Roger Stone's sentence is a smoking gun equivalent of the Watergate tapes -- and that Republican senators should impeach the President for it.
Aaron Judge’s injury concerns are blocking his superstardom
Giancarlo Stanton and Clint Frazier played catch Monday afternoon, in short right field at Yankee Stadium, and Brett Gardner and Mike Tauchman did the same alongside them. That’s a solid outfield quartet right there. It naturally becomes a far better unit when Aaron Judge joins them to create a fab five. Yet Judge spent the...
More LAPD officers could face charges in alleged falsifying gang member data investigation
More than a dozen Los Angeles police officers could face criminal charges in connection with the false labeling of people as gang members or associates.
Fire Continues to Ravage Navy Ship U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard for Second Day
Hundreds of sailors were battling to keep flames away from a million gallons of oil on board the U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard
Texas Longhorns football renames Joe Jamail Field in honor of Heisman greats Earl Campbell, Ricky Williams
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Family of 1-year-old killed in NYC tells gunman: 'You took my son's life ... you can go to hell'
The father of a 1-year-old boy who was fatally shot at a family cookout in Brooklyn Sunday night pleaded for answers on "Hannity" Monday before sharing a powerful message for the "cowards" responsible.
Man fatally shot Monday afternoon in Northeast D.C., police say
The slaying on Clay Place was the fourth in city in two days.
Roger Stone slams his prosecution, says trial was ‘most horrible experience’
Roger Stone on Monday night said his trial for lying to Congress was “the most horrible experience you can have” — and slammed the federal justice system for his prosecution. Stone, whose 40-month sentence was commuted by President Trump Friday, blasted his prosecution while venting about his experience in an interview with Fox News’ Sean...
House Democrats ask Supreme Court to speed things up in Trump financial docs cases
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Roger Stone hails 'enormously courageous' Trump, says he 'saved my life' after 'most horrible experience'
Longtime Republican operative Roger Stone publicly thanked President Trump for commuting his impending jail sentence Monday, saying the president had shown "enormous courage."
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Mexican man in ICE custody in Florida dies of coronavirus: report
A Mexican man being held in U.S. immigration custody in Florida died shortly after testing positive for the coronavirus, officials said Monday.
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Tucker Carlson addresses ex-staffer's racist posts, says he will take 'long-planned' vacation
In a brief set of prepared comments, Tucker Carlson (finally) addressed the revelation that his now-former top writer, Blake Neff, was secretly posting racist and sexist material on an online forum.
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US Air Force F-16 at New Mexico base, pilot injured
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Study: 5.4 Million Americans Lost Their Health Insurance Due to Coronavirus
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4 Charged in Death of Rapper Pop Smoke in Alleged Robbery
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Michelle Obama’s brother leaves Knicks front office
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CBS Evening News, July 13, 2020
California under lockdown as surge of coronavirus cases explodes nationwide; Kelly Preston dies at 57 after battle with breast cancer.
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Roger Stone denies he protected Trump to secure commutation of sentence
Longtime President Donald Trump friend and political adviser Roger Stone said Monday evening that he had not protected the President in exchange for a commutation, in his first TV interview since Trump commuted his prison sentence last week.
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Uncle of slain NYC tot describes frantic drive to hospital: ‘Blood everywhere’
The uncle of a 1-year-old Brooklyn boy struck by a stray bullet at a family barbecue described furiously driving the bleeding baby to a hospital, where he eventually succumbed to his wounds early Monday morning. “I felt like I couldn’t drive fast enough,” the man, who gave his name as E. Ross, told reporters across...
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Tom Bergeron, Erin Andrews will not return to 'Dancing with the Stars'
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Washington Redskins name change: Here are the favorites
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Nets understand fragile NBA bubble requires ‘a sacrifice’
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Cole Custer, who grew up racing at California tracks, is NASCAR's new rising star
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My first reaction when I heard L.A. schools won't be open this fall? Tears. Lots of them
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Henrik Lundqvist won’t go down without a fight
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Missouri man who guarded home with rifle tells Tucker that 'rumor is' he and wife will be 'indicted shortly'
Missouri attorney Mark McCloskey, who along with his wife Patricia brandished legally-owned firearms when confronted by Black Lives Matter protesters at their St. Louis home last month, told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Monday that "the rumor is that we are going to be indicted shortly" over the incident.
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NYC Weekend: Shooting Victims Far Exceed Coronavirus Deaths
More than two dozen shootings across New York City over the weekend left a one-year-old dead and at least 34 others injured, some potentially fatally, dwarfing the number of people killed there by the coronavirus during the same period.
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A History of the Newly Resurgent ‘Black National Anthem’
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Tucker Carlson addresses former staffer's racist remarks
Carlson said at the end of the show that he would be leaving on a "long-planned" vacation to go "trout fishing."
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Bryshere Gray of 'Empire' arrested after wife alleges she was assaulted, strangled
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Co-stars and fans remember Naya Rivera after her death at age 33
The remains of actress Naya Rivera — known for her role as a gay cheerleader on the hit TV musical comedy "Glee" — were found after days of searching at a California lake.
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MMA Junkie reader predictions: Make your picks for UFC on ESPN+ 30: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez
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Navy SEAL Veteran and Wisconsin Congressional Candidate Derrick Van Orden Saves 77-Year-Old Woman
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Burnett: Fauci opens his mouth with facts, Trump does not
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Prison officials in New York called bosses in DC about Michael Cohen before taking him back behind bars, source says
Bureau of Prison officials in New York gave their bosses in Washington, DC, a heads up before hauling Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, back to prison late last week, a law enforcement official told CNN.
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Liberty’s Sabrina Ionescu finds comfort in WNBA bubble
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