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The 10 most powerful queens in history, from Catherine the Great to Queen Victoria
The hit Hulu miniseries, “The Great” is being binge-watched all over the country — showing (loosely) how Catherine the Great, a German princess came to rule Russia. But while Catherine was indeed great — she was not the only powerful woman to lead a nation much better than the men before or after her. Here...
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Favre, Manning, Wilson: Jets’ QB history may have been very different
In a weeklong series, The Post is looking at alternate realities in New York sports. Today’s edition looked at what would have happened had Bill Belichick not resigned as head coach of the Jets. Here are some other big Jets what-ifs from the past 30 years: What if the Jets drafted Brett Favre in 1991?...
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Shooting at outdoor birthday party near Boston leaves 1 dead, 4 injured
A gunman’s rampage during an outdoor birthday party near Boston left one man dead and four others injured. Rolando Verdejo, 43, was enjoying a gathering Wednesday night in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood when he and four other celebrants were shot, the victim’s family and City Councilor Andrea Campbell confirmed. “I am devastated by this,” Campbell...
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PHOTOS: Riots break out around America in wake of George Floyd death
Protests erupt around the country after George Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis, MN.
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Ted Cruz on Floyd's death, riots: 'The law should apply fairly and uniform for everyone'
George Floyd's death was indefensible and the police officers involved clearly bear responsibility, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Saturday night.
Supreme Court won't force states to speed up church reopenings
The battle reached the court days before Pentacost Sunday, when churches restricted during recent lockdowns are eager to greet congregants.
Watch Atlanta mayor's full address to protesters
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms begs protesters to go home after protests turned violent over the death of George Floyd.
Wife of ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin reportedly filing for divorce
The wife of Derek Chauvin, the fired Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, has reportedly filed for divorce over his role in the case, according to media reports. Attorneys for Kellie Chauvin said Friday that she is seeking the “dissolution of her marriage” to Chauvin. “She is devastated by Mr. Floyd’s...
Transcripts of calls between Michael Flynn and former Russian ambassador released
Transcripts of calls between former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia's former ambassador to the U.S Sergey Kislyak were released Friday. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett and CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge join CBSN to discuss their significance.
'That is on me': Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz tries to calm Minneapolis after days of chaos following George Floyd killing
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz appeared before reporters after nights of unrest in the Twin Cities to deliver a clear message: He was taking control.
Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade share sweet birthday tributes to Zaya: 'Live your life your way'
Gabrielle Union and NBA star Dwyane Wade took to Instagram Friday to celebrate Zaya's 13th birthday.
Trump's menacing message follows 1960s script
Michael D'Antonio writes, "If he remains true to the old script of the 1960s, Trump is likely to stoke the fears of those who are more alarmed by the smoke and flames than by systemic racism and offer himself as the defender of order who is willing to crack down with lethal force."
HBO’s I May Destroy You Is an Explosive Portrait of a Life Disrupted by Sexual Assault
If it's commonly forgotten that rape survivors can contain multitudes, then this series from Michaela Coel serves as a reminder.
Atlanta mayor to vandalizing protesters: 'This is not a protest ... this is chaos'
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Friday evening denounced vandalism in her city as "chaos" after demonstrations over the death of George Floyd while in in the custody of Minneapolis police turned violent.
Now is the moment to sign Colin Kaepernick
Joe Lockhart writes about how Colin Kaepernick's "take a knee" protest has proved him right years later and calls for teams to sign him
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George Floyd protests spread coast to coast; SpaceX rocket launch signals hope for the future during difficult times
Trump's Decision to Leave the W.H.O. Will Benefit China
America should be demanding answers, not retreating.
'This is not a protest ... This is chaos': Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms pleads for peace amid fiery George Floyd protests
Images and videos showed fiery demonstrations in Atlanta on Friday night, prompting an impassioned plea for peace from Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.
SpaceX will try again for astronaut launch
SpaceX and NASA had to scrub Wednesday's scheduled launch of the new Crew Dragon spacecraft. Now, the historic flight has a new launch window this weekend.
'Time for a Change' — During Riots, Donald Trump Urges Minnesota to Vote Out Democrats
President Donald Trump on Friday urged Minnesota voters to vote out Democrats, as riots continued in reaction to the death of George Floyd.
Wife of ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin reportedly filing for divorce
The wife of Derek Chauvin, the fired Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, has reportedly filed for divorce over his role in the case, according to media reports.
Barstool’s Dave Portnoy has Roger Goodell visit nixed by NFL
Dave Portnoy won’t be visiting Roger Goodell’s basement after all. Portnoy, the Barstool Sports founder, announced Friday on Twitter that the league rescinded the invitation to visit Goodell’s Bronxville, N.Y. home to watch “Monday Night Football” that he initially won in an NFL-organized auction with a $250,000 bid because he failed the preconditioned background check....
Police officer attacked during protest in Los Angeles
A Los Angeles police officer was attacked during a protest after the killing of George Floyd.
Police In Louisville, Kentucky Fire Pepper Balls at Reporter and Camera Crew on Live TV
News anchors in the WAVE studio commenting off screen said, "They're shooting at our crew," as Louisville Metro Police Department patrolled the street.
VIDEO: Vehicle Drives Through Group of Protesters in Bakersfield, California
Protesters gathered outside the Bakersfield Police Department and surrounded a car before it suddenly sped up and knocked people to the ground.
DOJ backs lawsuit against Michigan governor's stay-at-home measures
The Justice Department said in a court statement Friday evening that it was supporting the seven businesses that had filed a lawsuit challenging Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive orders related to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Minneapolis Protesters Defy Curfew, Clash with National Guard
Protesters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, are defying a city-wide curfew and in some instances clashing with the state's national guard as the public backlash to the death of George Floyd enter its third night.
Clashes in New York, Atlanta, LA, Curfew in Minneapolis as George Floyd Unrest Sweeps Nation
Police used tear gas and rubber bullets in an attempt to control protests and riots that raged throughout the U.S. on Friday as outrage over the killing of George Floyd continued to grow.
Video: Louisville Journalist Hit by Non-Lethal Bullets on Live TV During Protest
Kaitlin Rust, a reporter for WAVE 3 News, appeared to have been hit with non-lethal bullets fired by a Louisville Metro Police Department officer amid heated protests in downtown Louisville Friday evening, reports WAVE 3 News.
Hong Kong leaders say Trump 'completely wrong' for curbing ties
Senior Hong Kong government officials lashed out on Saturday at moves by U.S. President Donald Trump to strip the city of its special status in a bid to punish China for imposing national security laws on the global financial hub.
'RuPaul's Drag Race' crowns Season 12 winner in vibrant, virtual finale
Is it Crystal, Gigi or Jaida? On Friday, "RuPaul's Drag Race" crowned the winner of Season 12 in a heartwarming, homebound finale episode.
New Video Shows George Floyd Pinned Down by Three Officers, Including Two Who Have Not Been Charged
The new video shows that Floyd was restrained by three Minneapolis officers, not just one. Only one officer, Derek Chauvin, has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter in connection with Floyd's death.
Watch: Dallas Police Chief Tells Rioters to Stop Attacking Police
Dallas, Texas, Police Chief Reneé Hall told rioters to stop attacking police officers during protests occurring on Friday evening.
What Knicks’ facility reopening will look like
The Knicks are open for business — kind of. On Friday, the Knicks announced they would reopen their Tarrytown training facility for voluntary individual workouts for players on the same day it appeared their season may be over. The reopening comes seven days after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced teams in the state could reopen their...
Protests Spread Nationwide On Fourth Night After Minneapolis Death Of George Floyd
In most cases the demonstrations began peacefully, but as the day unfolded and night fell, they became increasingly violent.
Atlanta Mayor Excoriates Rioters: 'You Are Disgracing the Life of George Floyd'
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Bottoms (D) excoriated those causing violence in Georgia's capital city as protests turned to riots, stating that rioters are "disgracing" their city and "the life of George Floyd and every other person who has been killed in this country."
Ice T: Riots Happen 'When People Can No Longer Take the Bull S**t'
Rapper and actor Ice T reacted to the violent protests breaking out in cities across the country in response to the police involved death of George Floyd by saying that those doing the rioting have had enough "bull s**t." 
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Object explodes during protest at CNN Center
An object exploded during a protest at the CNN Center in Atlanta. CNN's Nick Valencia was live on the scene.
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Rapper Killer Mike pleads to CNN: 'Stop feeding fear and anger every day'
Rapper and activist Killer Mike had an urgent plea for CNN following the vandalism its headquarters faced in Atlanta amid the George Floyd protests. 
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Woody Allen slams son Ronan Farrow's reporting after New York Times' criticism
In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Woody Allen called his son Ronan Farrow's reporting "shoddy" and said he doubts his credibility will last.        
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Protesters Block 110 Freeway in Los Angeles, Police Officer Attacked
Friday, on the third night of protesting in downtown Los Angeles over George Floyd’s death, protesters took over the 110 freeway in downtown.
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Person who attended Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day gathering tests positive for coronavirus
A person who partied in the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, area on Memorial Day weekend has tested positive for coronavirus -- and was possibly infectious over the holiday weekend.
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Hernández: Dodgers lead groundskeeper Jordan Lorenz is ready to have a field day
Jordan Lorenz and his groundskeeping crew have kept the field at Dodger Stadium in immaculate shape, just in the case the season starts soon.
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Protesters clash with police in NYC
Demonstrators took to New York City streets on Friday for a second day in protest of the death of George Floyd, the black Minnesota man killed in police custody, and invoked the names of other black people who died at police hands. (May 29)       
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Minneapolis braces for overnight protests after police officer is charged with murder
Fired Police Officer Derek Chauvin was charged in connection with the death of George Floyd after a bystander's video of him kneeling on Floyd's neck accompanied by three other officers ignited protests.
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Coty stock dives on report Kylie Jenner fabricated taxes
Kylie Jenner is no billionaire — and that’s bad news for Coty, the beauty company that bought a controlling stake in her makeup business last year. Shares of Coty tanked 13 percent on Friday after Forbes revoked Jenner’s status as the world’s youngest self-made billionaire and questioned whether the pouty-lipped Kardashian-clan member has been forging...
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'How are we here again?' Black America on edge after police killing of George Floyd
George Floyd's death at the hands of police quickly became a symbol of inequality
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Will coronavirus shut down film festivals? The Telluride fest says it's on
The Telluride Film Festival, set for early September, said Friday it will proceed this year, adding an extra day to allow social distancing
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