1. Pressure is on Adam Gase to bring Jets back to playoffs Part 12 in a series analyzing the New York Jets Adam Gase’s first year with the Jets was a strange one. It began with a bizarre press conference, included the general manager who hired him getting fired and then a 1-7 start to the season followed by a 6-2 finish. Along the way, Gase became...
  2. New York’s no-bail laws claim another horrific victim She’s in a vegetative state and expected to die in days after a brutal assault and rape — and she’s another victim of the state’s demented bail “reforms”: Her alleged attacker was released twice without bail after arraignment on two prior assaults this year. Frankie Harris, 38, was charged this week with rape, strangulation and...
  3. The Normal Heart Was Addressed to a Specific Crisis. But Its Insights About Anger and Love Are Timeless. Larry Kramer’s great play has more to say to our moment than you might expect.
  4. The Right-Wing Legal Network Is Now Openly Pushing Conspiracy Theories Two new reports detail how legal activists have set up a network to capture the judiciary and influence elections.
  5. Zuckerberg Says Twitter Is Wrong to Fact-Check Trump ""I just believe strongly that Facebook shouldn't be the arbiter of truth of everything that people say online," the Facebook CEO told Fox News. "In general, private companies probably shouldn't be."
  6. Venezuelan ex-politician, Maduro ally charged by US with narco-terrorism, cocaine trafficking A former Venezuelan lawmaker accused of working with a drug cartel allegedly headed by high-ranking military officials and international terror groups is facing multiple drug trafficking and weapons offenses in another round of criminal charges targeting the regime of embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro.
  7. Lake of the Ozarks Business Owner Defends Crowded Pool Parties Over Memorial Day Weekend The owner says no laws were broken and safety measures were in place
  8. ‘Unbiased’ Department of Education just got caught playing rank politics It might be problematic for word to get out that the DOE is encouraging folks to make noise,” wrote anti-testing activist Miriam Nunberg. But word did get out, and “problematic” isn’t the half of it. Nunberg, co-chair of the New York City Alliance for School Integration and Desegregation, had already blasted word that top Department...
  9. It’s Tough to Like the Post Office Sometimes you just have to through the Hobbesian nightmare.
  10. Twitter factchecks China official after Post presses on Trump double standard Confronted with an apparent double standard in its lack of fact-check warnings on tweets by a Chinese government spokesman versus the hardline it took with President Trump this week, Twitter on Wednesday added notations to the postings, which falsely accused the US government of causing the coronavirus pandemic. The social media company’s decision follows its...
  11. Twitter’s fact-checks open up a huge can of worms Who, exactly, is Twitter going to “fact-check” now — and by what standard? It sure looks like CEO Jack Dorsey hasn’t thought this one through. Twitter plainly decided on the fly to slap a “misinformation” flag on President Trump’s tweets ranting against mail-in voting. Now: What are the objective rules for what gets examined? Humans...
  12. Trump's a disaster for black voters, but they also need to hold Biden accountable David A. Love writes that while President Trump may be a disaster for the black community and people of color, presumptive Democratic nominee Vice President Joe Biden needs to do better for one of his most loyal voting demographics, especially following a recent radio appearance where he said black voters who supported Trump "ain't black." The interview showed that Biden must go beyond rhetoric and engage on the issues that matter most to black voters.
  13. Chargers QB coach Pep Hamilton says Justin Herbert will be ready from Day One Chargers quarterback coach Pep Hamilton said he doesn't believe the pandemic restrictions will hinder the development of top draft pick Justin Herbert much.
  14. Illinois church becomes 2nd congregation to file emergency request with Supreme Court over coronavirus orders An Illinois church has filed an emergency request with the Supreme Court, challenging Gov. Jay Pritzker’s closure of houses of worship during the coronavirus crisis a day after another congregation in California made a similar move.
  15. What a West Virginia man says was a small, joking attempt at voter fraud shows just how closely officials are watching A case of alleged election fraud that a West Virginia mail carrier says was a joking attempt to alter ballot requests shows just how closely local and federal officials are watching.
  16. U.S. weighs options 'across the spectrum' to punish China over Hong Kong The Trump administration is crafting a range of options to punish China over its tightening grip on Hong Kong, including targeted sanctions, new tariffs and further restrictions on Chinese companies, according to U.S. officials and people familiar with the discussions.
  17. What Bolsonaro said as Brazil's coronavirus cases climbed Brazil has now claimed the grim title of most Covid-19 cases globally after the US. More than 25,000 people in Brazil have died, and some experts say the death toll could quintuple by August. Hospitals and graveyards alike are being stretched to their limits.
  18. Georgia Governor Looks to Open State Further, Says 'We Can't Keep Fighting the Virus From Our Living Room' "I felt like our people had learned a lot. They get it. They know what they need to do," the governor said, despite rising case numbers in his state.
  19. Kristin Cavallari 'happy' to be back working at Uncommon James office amid Jay Cutler divorce Kristin Cavallari couldn't be happier to be back working at her Uncommon James office in Nashville, Tenn.
  20. President Trump Will Sign Executive Order on Social Media Censorship President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media censorship amid rapidly intensifying political bias from the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe.
  21. Two Indiana billboards suggest people think twice about going to Michigan during the pandemic Two billboards near the Indiana border suggest travelers may want to think twice before visiting Michigan while the state's coronavirus policies are in place.
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  23. Fake signs warning of murder hornets spotted in Washington “These signs - as most of the reports suspected [sightings] - are FAKE,” the department posted on Facebook along with a photo of the signs slapped with the official seal of the Washington Department of Natural Resources.
  24. CNN10 - 5/28/20 Have students home from school? Here's their daily news breakdown for Thursday:
  25. Real-life Karens insist they’re not all racists Real-life Karens are less than thrilled about their name's newfound notoriety.
  26. White House says Trump will sign an executive order on social media President Trump will sign an executive order on social media on Thursday, the White House said.
  27. Restricting nursing homes kept important family ties from elderly, not COVID-19 Nursing home residents are in emotional pain. Figure out safe, sustainable ways to allow family visits.   
  28. The unexpected side effect of Covid-19 H. Gilbert Welch and Vinay Prasad write that since the pandemic forced the medical care system to cancel elective surgeries and have fewer outpatient visits, Covid-19 provides a once in a lifetime opportunity to study if some, who are not acutely ill, do better with less medical care.
  29. There’s No Safe Way to Play Soccer Right Now Germany’s social distancing rules for the Bundesliga are a charade.
  30. Danger of ‘lock-down generation’: Fewer jobs globally for young people due to coronavirus pandemic The United Nations labor agency reported Wednesday that more than one in every six young workers globally have stopped working during the pandemic, warning that long-term fallout could lead to a “lock-down generation” if steps aren’t taken to ease the crisis.