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House Democrats to present case in Trump’s Senate impeachment trial
Following a marathon session that stretched into the early hours of Wednesday, Democratic House managers are set to present their opening arguments in President Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate at 1 p.m. The trial got underway in earnest on Tuesday afternoon as the impeachment managers and the president’s defense lawyers furiously debated a number...
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Supreme Court sounds ready to support public aid to religious schools
Supreme Court and church schools: Is it religious discrimination to not help fund them?
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Billy Eichner will play Matt Drudge in upcoming ‘American Crime Story: Impeachment’
EXCLUSIVE: Three-time Emmy nominee and “American Horror Story” alum Billy Eichner is joining FX’s Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky sex scandal limited series “American Crime Story: Impeachment” in the role of famed journalist and Drudge Report founder Matt Drudge. It was the Drudge Report that first broke news of the White House affair on Jan. 17, 1998,...
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CVS co-founder Ralph Hoagland III is dead at 86
Ralph Hoagland III, a serial entrepreneur who helped create CVS, America's largest drug store, died Friday. He was 86.
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Kristin Smart’s family told to prepare for breakthrough in 23-year-old missing persons case
Kristin Smart's mom, Denise, said the FBI told her to brace herself for "something you don’t expect."
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Reliving Zion Williamson's Top Moments As He Makes His NBA Debut
On Wednesday, Zion Williamson will make his long-awaited NBA debut for the New Orleans Pelicans.
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DOJ launches commission to study 'modern issues affecting law enforcement'
Attorney General Bill Barr announced the creation Wednesday of a Justice Department commission that will study mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse and other issues that affect the ability of law enforcement to reduce crime in communities.
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Gwyneth Paltrow shows off her abs at ‘The Goop Lab’ screening
She's in Goop shape.
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Schumer says impeachment trial starting under ‘cloud of unfairness’
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Wednesday that President Trump’s impeachment trial begins under a “cloud of unfairness,” after the GOP-led Senate rejected all 11 of his amendments to allow for witnesses and documents in a marathon late-night session.
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Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman's former Westside manor lists for $6.75 million
In Little Holmby, the marital home of Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman is up for sale at $6.75 million.
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Why the ‘Hunger Games’ prequel book is so controversial
This is truly a baffling choice.
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Toobin and Dershowitz examine impeachment arguments
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and Alan Dershowitz, a member of President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team, examine the arguments and tactics from the House managers and Trump's defense on the first day of the Senate impeachment trial.
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Trump Judge Melts Down at Trans Woman’s Request to Be Addressed With Female Pronouns
In his latest opinion, Duncan willfully misgendered a trans woman and said using correct pronouns would show bias.
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Production of 2 Excedrin migraine products suspended
The company is not recalling the products, but did not say when it expects to resume production.
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Harvey Weinstein Secretly Subjected Women to Tests to Assess Their Vulnerability, Prosecutor Says
"It will be clear throughout this trial that the defendant knew he was praying on naïve and inexperienced [women]," prosecutors said.
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Chief Justice John Roberts calls for decorum as impeachment devolves into fight over who lies more
Chief Justice John Roberts, after being sworn in for the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. | Ting Shen/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images Roberts rebuked impeachment managers and White House counsel for name-calling, but stayed silent about the Trump team’s lies. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts issued a stern warning to the House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump’s counsel in the final hours of the first day of the Senate impeachment trial after speeches by both sides began to feature personal attacks. Both House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler and White House counsel Pat Cipollone and Trump’s personal lawyer Jay Sekulow called each other liars; Nadler accused senators of treachery; and Sekulow said it was Nadler who was being treacherous. “It is appropriate at this point for me to admonish both the House managers and the president’s counsel in equal terms to remember that they are addressing the world’s greatest deliberative body,” Roberts said. “Those addressing the Senate should remember where they are.” The tension that led to those remarks seemed to have little to do with either side forgetting where they were, however, and more to do with Democrats’ frustration over the counsel’s willingness to misrepresent key facts — and at times, to simply lie. Deception and misrepresentation have been key aspects of the president’s impeachment defense strategy so far; for instance, he responded to Tuesday’s proceedings by tweeting everyone ought to “READ THE TRANSCRIPTS!” These transcripts do not exonerate him — instead, they provide evidence that Trump did indeed attempt to pressure Ukraine into investigating his political rivals. But Trump has argued the opposite is true, and Tuesday, his counsel signaled it will pursue a similar strategy in defending the president against removal. Democrats would argue that makes Roberts’s rebuke misplaced — that it is the president’s behavior that is at issue here. They do not appear to have an ally in Roberts, however, whose conduct Tuesday suggested that so long as the discourse doesn’t descend into name-calling, he will allow each side to say what it will, true or not. The fight between Rep. Jerry Nadler and White House counsel Pat Cipollone and Trump’s personal lawyer Jay Sekulow, briefly explained The speeches that drew the chief justice’s censure began after House Minority Leader Chuck Schumer introduced an amendment to the resolution governing the trial’s rules, calling for the testimony of former National Security Adviser John Bolton. Nadler took the floor in defense of the amendment, explaining why he and his fellow House impeachment managers believe Bolton’s testimony to be so important — namely, that Bolton is a key witness to Trump’s Ukrainian pressure campaign, and that he’s suggested he has some damning knowledge that has yet to come to light — before ending his speech by addressing the Senate directly (and harshly). “Will you choose to be complicit in the president’s coverup?” Nadler asked. “So far, I’m sad to say I see a lot of senators voting for a coverup, voting to deny witnesses — an absolutely indefensible vote, obviously a treacherous vote.” White House counsel Pat Cipollone offered a rebuttal, attacking Nadler and the “false case of the House managers,” and taking it upon himself to defend the senators, telling them, “You don’t deserve, and we don’t deserve what just happened.” Pat Cipollone rebuts argument in favor of amendment to issue subpoena for John Bolton, saying Rep. Nadler made “false allegations” and “should be embarrassed…for the way [he] addressed this body.”“This is the U.S. Senate. You’re not in charge here.” https://t.co/YliqkRpTBy pic.twitter.com/PNLUAtYWEp— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) January 22, 2020 He went on to call Nadler a liar, saying, “Mr. Nadler came up here and made false allegations against our team. He made false allegations against all of you.” Cipollone then accused the lawmaker of being a hypocrite as well, reading a quote from a statement Nadler made during President Bill Clinton’s impeachment proceedings in which he argued “a narrowly voted impeachment or an impeachment substantially supported by one of our major political parties and largely opposed by the other” would be illegitimate, and would “call into question the very legitimacy of our political institutions.” He concluded by saying, “You owe an apology to the president of the United States and his family. You owe an apology to the Senate. But most of all, you owe an apology to the American people.” His fellow counsel, Jay Sekulow, followed this up with one of his own, directly addressing Nadler, with a fiery argument in which he, too, accused Nadler of hypocrisy and claimed that it was Nadler who was treacherous. That’s when Nadler returned to the floor to call Cipollone and Sekulow liars. “The president’s counsel has no standing to talk about lying,” Nadler said, pointing out that the counsel lied about Trump not being invited to take part in the impeachment inquiry. He told the Senate he personally had invited Trump — which is true — and that “a few days later, we received a letter from Mr. Cipollone on the White House stationary that said, ‘No, there’s no interest in appearing.’ So on the one hand, they’re lying —” Nadler cut himself off there, and returned to his effort to rebut the White House’s claims with facts. But he returned to his point when concluding his remarks, saying the president “defies everything. Defies the law to withhold aid from Ukraine. Defies the law in a dozen different directions, all the time. And lies about it, all the time. And sends Mr. Cipollone here to lie about it.” After a day that was relatively staid — particularly in comparison to the impeachment proceedings in the House — these exchanges stood out. Chief Justice John Roberts, who until this point had only spoken to preside over procedural issues, felt he had to comment, saying: I think it is appropriate at this point for me to admonish both the House managers and the president’s counsel in equal terms to remember that they are addressing the world’s greatest deliberative body. One reason it has earned that title is because its members avoid speaking in a manner and using language that is not conducive to civil discourse. In the 1905 Swain trial, a senator objected when one of the managers used the word pettifogging, and the presiding officer said the word ought not to have been used. I don’t think that we need to aspire to that high a standard, but I do think those addressing the Senate should remember where they are. House Democrats have argued before that there’s a time and place for decorum In the past, tensions in the Senate have broken out into violence, particularly when one senator has accused another of being a liar, which is why Sen. Ben Tillman punched Sen. John McLaurin in 1902. It was that incident that led to the creation of the rules governing how senators are to speak about each other, namely: “No Senator in debate shall, directly or indirectly, by any form of words impute to another Senator or to other Senators any conduct or motive unworthy or unbecoming a Senator.” Impeachment trials have their own special rules that do not include a similar clause; however, Roberts clearly hoped to tamp down passions in order to keep up the Senate’s normal, subdued sense of decorum. But Democrats — particularly those in the House — have argued there are times when decorum deserves to be broken; for instance, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was censured for calling a nativist Trump attack on lawmakers “racist” in July, breaking the House rule that states “personal abuse, innuendo, or ridicule of the President is not permitted.” Pelosi accepted her punishment — not being allowed to speak on the House floor for a day — and was praised by many members of her caucus, like Rep. Jamie Raskin, who said, “The speaker engaged in a small-but-necessary act of legislative civil disobedience. ... She needed to tell the truth about the president’s remarks.” Tuesday, the House impeachment managers tried to do the same. Nadler was correct in asserting the White House counsel was lying to the Senate. As Vox’s Aaron Rupar noted, the defense team’s opening remarks alone contained at least four easily refuted lies. And as the proceedings went on, those lies — particularly the claim that Trump had been barred from participating in the impeachment inquiry — were repeated. Nadler’s statements were an attempt to push back against these false claims — and given the fact that they were delivered after more than 10 hours of deliberation, they may have been couched in some frustration. Given that frustration, and the length of the day, working to avoiding fistfights on the Senate floor is admirable. And it is important that the drama of the trial be contained to discussions of presidential wrongdoing, rather than on fights. But if there is no way for either side to openly challenge when the other side is not presenting arguments based on the facts, there is little point in having the trial at all. The way it will end seems predetermined, and what Trump did with respect to Ukraine is clear, meaning its value lies in hearing the best — fact-based — cases for why the president does or does not deserve removal.
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Dutch man who kept children captive wanted to ward off 'bad spirits' with beatings, prosecutors claim
A Dutch father told his six unregistered children he held captive in a bunker that "bad spirits" would enter their bodies if they talked to outsiders, one of many disturbing and bizarre allegations that surfaced after the isolated farmhouse case has gone to court.
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Opening arguments beginning in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial
Opening arguments are beginning in the rape trial of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. More than 80 women have made sexual assault and harassment allegations against him, but his New York criminal trial focuses on accusations from just two of those women. Weinstein has denied all allegations against him. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joined CBSN to discuss the trial.
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Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus are in play on eBay
Whether you're a PlayStation player, an Xbox player or both, a discount is a discount. Right now on eBay you can save on one-year subscriptions to both Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus. The Xbox Live Gold membership costs a bit less at $54.99, originally $59.99. And the PlayStation Plus membership is marked all the way down to $36.99, originally $59.99.
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Why Robert Downey Jr. doesn’t regret wearing blackface in ’Tropic Thunder’
"In my defense, ‘Tropic Thunder’ is about how wrong [blackface] is..."
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Trump Senate impeachment trial live updates: Democrats make opening statements
Democratic House managers will make their opening statements on Wednesday as part of President Trump's Senate impeachment trial.
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Fact check: Trump lawyers make at least three false claims during impeachment arguments
It's not true that Republicans weren't allowed into the closed-door hearings, that the Judiciary Committee denied Trump a lawyer, or that House Democrats took "33 days" to send the Senate the articles of impeachment.
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George Strait taps Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town for new summer concert
George Strait will be headlining a concert with Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town in Minneapolis this summer.        
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Sorry, folks. Walmart is all sold out of Larry Walker's sweet SpongeBob shirt
You could see by his outfit that Larry Walker wasn't expecting to join Derek Jeter in the baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
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‘House’ alum Hugh Laurie jokes he pretended ‘to be a doctor’ longer than it would've taken to become one
Hugh Laurie starred as Dr. Gregory House on the series from 2004 until the series ended in 2012.
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Today’s Impeach-O-Meter: Schiff Takes His Losses Like a Winner
The Democrats' lead impeachment manager made a very good point. So there's that.
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Mike Lee: Only Dems' House managers deserved to be called out by Justice Roberts
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, reacted to the first day of president Trump’s impeachment trial on Wednesday saying on “America’s Newsroom” that only Democrats' House managers deserved to be called out by Chief Justice John Roberts.
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Bill Self, Bruce Weber expect penalties soon for players in Kansas-Kansas State brawl
Kansas coach Bill Self and Kansas State coach Bruce Weber expect swift penalties after last night's wild brawl between the schools.        
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Brad Pitt gives fellow Kansas City Chiefs fan 'greatest Sunday ever'
A family of Kansas City football fans experienced "the greatest Sunday ever" when they tossed a Chiefs hat to Missouri-raised Brad Pitt on the red carpet.        
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Opinion: Hunter Biden for John Bolton is an impeachment trade too good to pass up
Democrats are reportedly considering a deal with Republicans that would have both John Bolton and Hunter Biden testify at Trump's impeachment trial.
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A History Of 'Pettifogging' For The Pettifoggers Among You
Chief Justice John Roberts trotted out an obscure term during impeachment proceedings yesterday; here's what it means.
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2 United Airlines passengers examined over coronavirus concerns at Chicago O’Hare
Two United Airlines passengers on a flight from Shanghai were examined upon arrival in Chicago O’Hare for exhibiting possible coronavirus symptoms Tuesday.
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Why Men Would Rather Suffer Than Ask for Help
In which I list my limitations live on tape.
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D.C. sues Trump organization, alleging inflated inaugural party bills
The suit alleges that the city’s laws governing non-profit organizations were violated when the Trump International Hotel charged the Presidential Inaugural Committee inflated prices.
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Tesla's Elon Musk in line for massive $340 million payout
Billionaire CEO could get even richer now that his electric car maker has passed a key stock market benchmark.
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Security leak or memory rescue? Find your saved passwords in any browser
Remembering complicated passwords is a nightmare. That’s why saving passwords using your browser is so tempting. But there are inherent risks. While you can see your saved passwords, so can anyone else with access to your system.
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The Brutality of ‘Cheer’
Days after finishing Cheer, Netflix’s popular new docuseries about a cheerleading team’s pursuit of its 14th national championship in 19 years, two scenes keep replaying in my head. In one, an athlete named TT arrives to practice with a back injury sustained at an event with a club cheerleading team, and Navarro College’s head cheerleading coach Monica Aldama forces him to practice, punishing him for failing to put her team first. As practice wears on, TT’s injury is exacerbated repeatedly while catching female cheerleaders as they plunge to the ground. By the end of the scene, he’s openly sobbing.In the second, an athlete named Morgan clutches her ribs and writhes in pain on the floor. She was injured on the opposite end of competitive cheerleading’s basic tandem, repeatedly falling from great heights with only the arms of her teammates to cushion her. She’s ignored by the coaches and, afraid to tell Aldama that she’s injured, confides in a teammate that she might sneak off to the hospital for treatment in between practices. At the ER, Morgan refuses treatment because the muscle relaxers she’s prescribed would keep her from participating in that afternoon’s practice. She leaves, against medical advice and with a warning that more stress on her ribs could damage her organs or kill her, and returns to the gym. When told that Morgan had been to the ER, Aldama appears annoyed. Morgan practices.Those two scenes are notable in the explicit indifference Aldama shows to the safety of the athletes in her charge, but they’re not exceptional in the context of Cheer’s brutality or the limited protection and medical support Navarro’s injured athletes appear to receive. While watching the show, I felt like I had been pranked; I had given it a try after watching Twitter explode with effusive praise for Navarro’s athletes and the team’s take-no-prisoners female leader. The actress Reese Witherspoon found Aldama so inspirational that she cried. An opinion piece at NBC News hailed her has the kind of decision-maker America needs. The Cut interviewed her about her daily routine.Fans got one thing right: Cheer’s hardworking, eager-to-please athletes are indeed transcendent. But Cheer doesn’t let their victories shine. Instead, the series tells one of the oldest, darkest stories in American sports—of athletes with no pay and little support breaking their bodies again and again, all for the greater glory of an authority figure they dare not question.Although Cheer portrays the Navarro College cheerleading squad as a Goliath, it quickly becomes clear that the team is a David doing incredible things with spare resources. Navarro is a two-year junior college in Corsicana, Texas, a small town south of Dallas, which is precisely the kind of school that has budget problems everywhere in America. Aldama has no full-time assistants, and the college’s athletic department lists only one full-time medical trainer, who oversees all of its teams with only a handful of student helpers. The team practices in a bare-bones gym, and if the cheerleaders are ever given the strength-and-conditioning or nutritional guidance that athletes at larger, richer schools receive, it’s never shown or alluded to.Navarro’s limited resources makes Aldama’s run of championships even more impressive, but these shortfalls also make her demands more dangerous. Medical and training staff are not just a competitive advantage—they can provide a check against a coach’s power, and their expertise can help keep athletes safe when asked to push past the normal capabilities of the human body. Cheerleaders are particularly desperate for that extra oversight: According to a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics, cheerleading caused 65 percent of the “catastrophic” injuries suffered by female athletes in America from 1982 to 2009—including head and spine injuries, which can lead to paralysis or death. In high schools, local athletic leagues often limit the kinds of stunts that cheerleading squads are permitted to perform, recognizing that the limited safety and training resources of most schools prevent them from safely completing the most dangerous moves. In most college sports, the National Collegiate Athletic Association standardizes safety measures and regulates risks, but it doesn’t recognize cheerleading as a varsity sport; cheer’s separate governing body, the National Cheerleaders Association, doesn’t have quite so many safety rules.[Read: The brain that wasn’t supposed to heal]As Navarro prepares to compete in the national championship, viewers see multiple concussions and other head injuries. The first concussed athlete casually mentions that this is at least her fifth, and another girl who suffers the latest in her own series of concussions does not see an outside doctor. It’s unclear if any of them ever do. Instead, she’s told to keep the lights low at home and stay off her phone. Several times during the series, you can spot basic concussion tests being administered to athletes at the edges of the mat while others practice. (I reached out to Aldama and Navarro’s athletic director for more details on the school’s policies on athlete safety but have not yet received a response.)Researchers are only beginning to understand the long-term impact of these types of repetitive brain injuries, but in football players, doctors have found a pattern of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, which changes the physical makeup of the brain and can lead to Alzheimer’s-like symptoms and early death—the kinds of issues that usually emerge once an athlete is no longer a coach’s problem. Public knowledge of CTE has put enormous pressure on football leagues to be more protective of players’ health, but because competitive cheerleading exists mostly in the shadows, controlled almost entirely by a Bain Capital-owned company called Varsity Brands, few outside the sport see its dangers up close, and those with intimate knowledge often have a vested interest in avoiding negative attention.In elite competition, where physical danger is omnipresent, athletes have to trust their coaches to evaluate risk and protect them when possible. But on the frequent occasion that one of Navarro’s athletes is injured, Aldama rarely does more than call for the next person to take their place in the routine. In a case like TT’s, his injury might endanger others because it compromises his ability to catch falling cheerleaders, called “flyers.” When flyers aren’t caught, they’re often seriously hurt, as in the season’s most grotesque injury: A cheerleader thrown through the air lands on the ground, dislocating her elbow by bending her arm at an unnatural angle. It was the only time in the series that viewers see Aldama explicitly request one of her athletes sees a doctor.[Read: Football alters the brains of kids as young as 8]As Cheer acquaints viewers with Navarro’s athletes, it becomes harder to watch them be subject to Aldama’s whims. Many of Navarro’s cheerleaders disclose childhood abuse, mental health struggles, legal problems, family tragedies, and their previous attempts at suicide during the course of the show, and the home they find in cheerleading demonstrates the power of teamwork and community. Sometimes, they get the care they crave in return: Aldama’s coldness toward their physical safety is mixed with occasional warmth about their off-the-mat issues. She helps one cheerleader file a police report about nude photos circulating online of her then-16-year-old self, and she is protective of the squad’s gay athletes, who otherwise might not feel like they belong in a small, conservative town. Many of the cheerleaders refer to Aldama as a mom, and many of them need one: Morgan, the girl terrified to disappoint Aldama by seeking treatment for her ribs, was abandoned by her parents as a child. Jerry, the show’s most ebullient presence and the center of its fleeting joy, lost his mother to cancer. If Aldama understands that her mother-like role in her cheerleaders’ lives encourages them to sacrifice their safety for her—or if she disapproves of their tendency to do so—she never mentions it.Despotic coaches are an American sports tradition, but endemic physical and emotional abuse in the insular worlds of young gymnasts, dancers, and cheerleaders has long been kept particularly quiet. It took decades for tales of the emotional and physical abuse inflicted on gymnasts by legendary coaches Bela and Marta Karolyi to make it to mass media, and the sports medicine specialist Larry Nasser sexually abused hundreds of young athletes before those in power took his victims seriously. Although Cheer ignores it, Navarro’s team has had its own small-town version of such a scandal: In 2018, a former cheerleader filed a lawsuit against the school, alleging that one of Aldama’s volunteer assistants had drugged and raped him and another cheerleader, in addition to repeatedly abusing the team’s male members. The lawsuit claims Aldama was notified of the assault, which she has repeatedly denied.Much of the praise for the version of Aldama (who, it’s important to note, is subject to the same whims of editing and narrative-creation as anyone who participates in a documentary or reality show) viewers see in Cheer centers around the fact that she’s a woman at the top of her field who uses the same hard-driving tactics and take-no-prisoners attitude that men have long used to get ahead. It’s true that she is hardly singular in the way she interacts with her college students, but in refusing to cast a critical eye at the way this approach to power has always endangered athletes, the docuseries bows out of a critical component of Navarro’s story, and of the story of sports in America. It also leaves audiences open to celebrate Aldama as a girlboss hero, ignoring the way that designation has frequently been used to praise leaders who abuse their underlings and eventually fail at their jobs because of it.Maybe it shouldn’t have surprised me that so many people watched Cheer and judged Aldama an inspirational American leader instead of a manipulative, reckless glory-hound. America imagines sports at every level as a conduit for spreading cultural beliefs about discipline and order, which someone must enforce. On a practical level, that means that what a therapist might call abuse is often lauded as a leader’s efforts to help young people meet their potential, a “pain is weakness leaving the body” theory of personal achievement. In that context, a coach’s abuse of power is reimagined as an act of charity toward their young charges—a deterrent from being slothful or playful or feeling too much unearned joy. In the broken value system of American sports, we should all be so lucky as to be pressed toward physical agony until we’re sobbing on the floor in front of television cameras.
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Four-day workweeks and stock options: How Shake Shack lures workers in a tight market
As competition for labor heats up, Shake Shack is hoping some creative perks and benefits will attract workers — and convince them to stay.
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Donald Trump Praises 'Genius' Elon Musk, Says Tesla Has to Build a Big Plant in U.S 'Because We Help Him'
"He's going to be building a very big plant in the United States," president Trump said at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. "He has to, because we help him, so he has to help us."
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‘Last Full Measure’ review: Vietnam war flick is too teary
It’s easy to say, “Oh, another Vietnam movie.” The 1950s, ’60s and ’70s war is just about the most popular of America’s conflicts portrayed onscreen, with more films than you realize being about Vietnam veterans: “Taxi Driver,” “Rambo,” “Kong: Skull Island.” Heck, Wolverine is a Vietnam vet. What sets “The Last Full Measure” apart from...
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Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Plans Dealt Fresh Blow as Another Major Partner Abandons Project
Several brands have left the project since it was first announced last June, mostly citing concerns about regulation, piling pressure on the Facebook subsidiary's hopes of creating a cryptocurrency.
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Family of Missing Man Whose Lion-Eaten Remains Were Found on Arizona Hiking Trail Vow to Discover Truth
The human remains belonged to 66-year-old Steven Mark Brashear, authorities said.
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Senate impeachment trial: Opening arguments begin
House impeachment managers begin making their case for removing President Donald Trump from office on Wednesday following a marathon opening session in the Senate's impeachment trial to approve the rules of the trial.
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Reshape economy to fight climate crisis, Prince Charles tells Davos
Prince tells political and business leaders that what good is extra wealth ‘if you can do nothing but watch it burn?’The Prince of Wales has urged business and political leaders at Davos to embrace a radical reshaping of economies and markets in order to tackle the climate crisis.In a special address at the World Economic Forum on Wednesday, Charles outlined a 10-point plan to help the global economy become more sustainable including the imposition of green taxes and investing in environmentally friendly technologies. Continue reading...
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Vanessa Hudgens dines with Kyle Kuzma after Austin Butler split
Austin, who?
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Lawyers Threaten Legal Action Over Paparazzi ‘Harassment’
The royal couple are said to be 'alarmed' by photographers' behavior
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George Conway: Trump lawyers are ignoring the evidence
George Conway responded to an argument posed by White House counsel Jay Sekulow during the Senate impeachment trial, saying the problem with the GOP defense isn't whether President Donald Trump is allowed to withhold aid, it's why Trump withheld aid from Ukraine.
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