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New George Floyd Video Shows Him Compliant and Handcuffed Early in Fatal Encounter
While the video only shows one phase of the arrest process and has no audio, it shows George Floyd handcuffed and appearing to follow the officers' instructions.
Why we're rocketing men into space -- even in the middle of a pandemic
Maybe it will be mere nostalgia that brings people to their viewing screens on Wednesday or faint stirrings of faith in scientific possibility, writes Gene Seymour. So that instead of asking, "Why are we doing this?" we ask: "Well, if we can still do this, then why can't we cure this disease that's killing our people and our treasure?" Does anybody have a better idea?
Patriots owner Bob Kraft on likelihood of playing 2020 NFL season: 'I believe we can do it'
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft told "Hannity" Tuesday that the NFL is working "hand in hand" with the NFL Players Association to play the 2020 season as scheduled despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Antibody tests for Covid-19 wrong up to half the time, CDC says
Antibody tests used to determine if people have been infected in the past with Covid-19 might be wrong up to half the time, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in new guidance posted on its website.
George Floyd's death sparks massive protests, riots
Videos show police using smoke bombs or tear gas, as well as flash grenades, against the demonstrators.
Joe Biden Says President Trump Is a ‘Fool’ for Making Fun of His Decision to Wear a Mask in Public
Trump retweeted a post that appeared to make fun of a photo of Biden in his mask, though he later said he didn't mean to be critical. Biden responded, “He’s a fool, an absolute fool, to talk that way”
Trump faces backlash for celebrating layoffs at The Atlantic, calling it 'Great News'
President Trump is facing intense backlash for celebrating the recent layoffs that took place at the liberal magazine The Atlantic.
SpaceX, NASA, astronauts making final preparations: 'We're go for launch'
SpaceX is making final preparations for the Demo-2 mission to launch NASA astronauts from U.S. soil for the first time since 2011.
2 Russian fighter jets buzz US spy plane over Mediterranean
Two Russian fighter jets “flew in an unsafe and unprofessional manner” while intercepting a U.S. spy plane on Tuesday over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the U.S. Navy said in a statement.
Trump takes his war on masks to new heights
The simple act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic is now a political and cultural flashpoint, underscoring the polarization afflicting every corner of American life.
Disney Plus fantasy 'Artemis Fowl' pits boy genius vs. fairies
A boy genius (Ferdia Shaw) takes on a hidden race of fairies to rescue his dad in the fantasy adventure "Artemis Fowl," directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Harlemites sound off to Lawrence Jones on Biden 'you ain't black' comments: 'Trying to marginalize us'
Fox News correspondent Lawrence Jones visited Harlem recently to ask local residents for their thoughts on Joe Biden's recent statement in a radio interview that African-Americans who have trouble deciding whether to vote for him or President Trump in November "ain't black."
Christian rock band members react: Lead singer of Hawk Nelson reveals he doesn't believe in God
The other members of Christian rock band Hawk Nelson are responding after the band's lead singer Jon Steingard revealed he no longer believes in God.
Asian shares slip as new Hong Kong tensions rise
Asian shares slipped on Wednesday as investor concerns about rising tensions between the United States and China tempered optimism about a re-opening of the world economy.
U.S. to take action on China over Hong Kong this week: Trump
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (May 26) he is preparing to take action against China this week over its effort to impose national security laws on Hong Kong, but did not give details.
Amy Klobuchar, Under Scrutiny in VP Stakes, Calls for Prosecution of Minneapolis Cops
"These cases can be considered immediately, fairly but swiftly, for criminal charges because you just can't have something like this. He was pleading for his life," Sen. Amy Klobuchar said on "Cuomo Prime Time."
Jerry Nadler in 2004: ‘Paper ballots are extremely susceptible to fraud’
If President Trump is seeking a high-ranking Democrat to side with him against mail-in election ballots – in a bid to build bipartisan opposition to the idea in Congress -- he could try contacting U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler.
Brian Cashman turned job he didn’t want into a Yankees dream
Part 30 in a series analyzing the New York Yankees. There was a time when Brian Cashman wanted no part of being George Steinbrenner’s general manager. “Early on I was with [GM] Woody Woodward, whose nickname was ‘The Pharmacist’ because his office drawer was filled with vitamins to try and keep him healthy while he...
The night Stephen Curry won over Knicks fans, New York City
Stephen Curry wasn’t yet what he would become that night of Feb. 27, 2013. The Warriors weren’t yet what they’d become. And hard as it may be to remember this, Golden State wasn’t the best team on the floor at the Garden that night, and it wasn’t all that close. Knicks fans already knew Curry,...
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Trump mocks Biden for wearing a face mask; Musicians play "Taps" across America to honor veterans on Memorial Day
New York jiu-jitsu studio owner plans to defy Cuomo, open Wednesday: 'Time to start making things happen'
An upstate New York jiu-jitsu studio owner said Tuesday he plans to open in defiance of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's coronavirus shutdown order, telling "Tucker Carlson Tonight" he's conferred with medical experts on how to operate safely and pointed to the mental health benefits his business enshrines.
USA Today front page honors the Americans who have died from coronavirus
Wednesday's front page of USA Today, clad in black, honors the Americans who have died from the coronavirus.
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Mask and all, Biden crushes Trump
Frida Ghitis writes of the stark contrasts on a day where, as Joe Biden came across as strong and polite in his first in-person interview since the pandemic forced him off the campaign trail, Donald Trump gave another one of his bizarre, conspiracy-laden, self-aggrandizing presentations on the White House grounds.
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White House doesn't detail Trump's rationale for removing watchdogs to top GOP senator
White House counsel Pat Cipollone did not explain in a letter to GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley on Tuesday evening why President Donald Trump had removed the inspectors general for the intelligence community and State Department, instead emphasizing the President's legal authority to do so.
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Trump is right to take jabs at Jeff Sessions: Goodwin
President Trump is a man of many feuds, some of them so petty, they defy defense. But in one of the biggest, he’s standing on the high ground. Trump and Jeff Sessions, his first attorney general, are locked in a Twitter spat as Sessions seeks to reclaim his Alabama Senate seat. The president has endorsed...
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MLB’s divide-and-conquer pitch to union a non-starter
If this was the best that Major League Baseball could do to kick off Hell Week, then let’s just defer the players’ prorated payments and live to fight another day. There will be more fights, naturally. There might not be much living for baseball, though, if the players and owners can’t find sufficient common ground...
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Brazil surpasses US daily coronavirus death toll
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White House touts progress despite uptick of coronavirus cases in over a dozen states
The White House is pushing for the country to reopen, even as more than a dozen states reported an uptick in new cases of the coronavirus over the last week. Yahoo News White House correspondent Hunter Walker joins CBSN with more on the Trump administration's response.
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Indian yogi who claimed he could live without food or water dead at 90, report says
Prahlad Jani, an Indian yogi who claimed he could survive without food or water, died at the age of 90 on Tuesday, according to a report.
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Hannity calls out Biden for 'disturbing pattern of racial rhetoric' after ex-VP's 'you ain't black' remark
Sean Hannity opened his television show Tuesday by responding to the now-viral "trainwreck" Joe Biden interview with "The Breakfast Club" radio show in which the former vice president made his controversial "you ain't black" remark.
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Retail stores can reopen for in-person shopping starting Wednesday, LA mayor says
Retail stores in Los Angeles are able to welcome back customers for in-person shopping beginning Wednesday, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday night, as long as the shops comply with county's COVID-19 safety protocols. Watch his remarks here.
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Father of UConn murder suspect was recently arrested for groping teen girl
The father of the University of Connecticut student wanted in two murders was arrested last month for allegedly groping an underage teen girl he supplied booze to, a report said. The alleged incident involving Robert Manfredonia, whose son Peter Manfredonia is still at large, occurred on April 10, the Connecticut Post reported, citing police. The...
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Warns head of St. Louis pandemic task force
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Dem Reps Call For HHS Investigation of $3 Million Contract That Provided Potentially Unusable Masks to Navajo Nation
Arizona Representative Ruben Gallego called the contract a "disgrace that must be fully investigated" on Tuesday.
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Polar explorers could be models for our mental health during coronavirus pandemic, experts say
What can everyday Americans learn from a crew of seasoned adventurers who survived after having to jump ship off the coast of Antarctica more than 100 years ago?
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Detroit Pistons ready to hire a general manager now that rebuild can begin in earnest
With a high lottery pick and more than $30 million in cap space, the Detroit Pistons decided they needed a true general manager to direct the rebuild.       
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Semi-trailer brings 28,000 pounds of groceries to area food pantries
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Families of murder victims seek answers
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No timetable for amusement park to reopen
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Hong Kong police surround legislature ahead of protests over national anthem bill
A heavy police presence could be seen in downtown Hong Kong Wednesday, as lawmakers in the semi-autonomous Chinese city prepare to debate a hugely controversial national anthem bill.
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Tucker rips media for scolding outdoor Americans: 'The fact that you disobeyed them drove them insane'
Tucker Carlson opened Tuesday's edition of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" by ripping the mainstream media for shaming Americans who spent part of their holiday weekend outside and not wearing masks.
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'Falsely masculine': Biden hits Trump over face masks as president calls them 'politically correct'
"Ok, you want to be politically correct. Go ahead," Trump told a reporter who wouldn't take his face mask off.        
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Giants’ Aldrick Rosas under pressure for bounce-back year
Part 11 in a series analyzing the New York Giants. The one thing you notice about the kicking specialists the Giants employ is they look, well, like football players. Aldrick Rosas is a strongly built 6-foot-3 and 221 pounds, and Riley Dixon is the same weight and taller, at 6-4. Dixon is coming off an...
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READ: White House letter to Chuck Grassley says Trump acted within his authority in ouster of IGs
White House counsel Pat Cipollone has sent a letter to Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley defending President Donald Trump's authority to remove and replace the inspectors general for the intelligence community and State Department.
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Hong Kong’s National Anthem Bill Threatens to Spark Renewed Protests. Here’s What to Know
Hong Kong's national anthem bill would make booing China's anthem punishable by three years in jail. It's sparking renewed protests
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Fired Florida data scientist had been axed by FSU years ago for affair with student, report says
One of the people entering data on Florida’s coronavirus website fired in a dispute over what information should be made public was allegedly, according to a report in The Daily Mail, also fired from Florida State University in 2017 for having an affair with a student -- and later was charged with cyberstalking.
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Quibi advertisers already wary of streaming service amid struggles
The star power of Sophie Turner didn’t offer enough immunity to protect Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg from the pain of the pandemic. Large advertisers are seeking to defer payments to Katzenberg’s new video streaming service Quibi — just one month after launch, according to a new report. Advertisers including PepsiCo, Yum Brands, Taco Bell, Anheuser-Busch...
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May 26 coronavirus news
The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Here's the latest updates on Covid-19 cases, deaths, government responses and more.
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