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Behind the mask, cultural fault lines lie

50 minutes ago   |   Times Union

Price Chopper and Hannaford supermarkets request but don't require customers to wear masks while shopping. Whole Foods and ShopRite do, to the point of refusing entrance to...
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Trump shares tweet that argues face masks represent 'silence, slavery, and social death'

Trump shares tweet that argues face masks represent 'silence, slavery, and social death'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump shared a tweet on Thursday that argued the mandated use of face masks represents a "culture of silence, slavery, and social death." "Masks aren't about...
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Chris Knight has 10 suggestions for what to watch at Hot Docs

1 hour ago   |   National Post

It's a measure of our topsy-turvy world that Toronto's Hot Docs festival, originally slated to run April 30 to May 10, is now an online-only event that kicks off May 28. And...
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Scotland Urges Caution as It Takes First Steps Out of Lockdown

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urged the country not to misinterpret a tentative relaxation of coronavirus restrictions and warned there's still a “real risk” that the...
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Tom Cruise Is Making a Movie in Space With SpaceX and NASA

2 hours ago   |   Wired

The actor is reportedly working with director Doug Liman on the film.
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Japan avoided a lockdown by telling everyone to steer clear of the 3 Cs. Here's what that means

Japan avoided a lockdown by telling everyone to steer clear of the 3 Cs. Here's what that means

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Many predicted Japan would be hit hard by coronavirus, but the country has been relatively unscathed. Some chalked that up to the culture of mask-wearing which is already...
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Toronto startup Flashfood fights food waste with deeply discounted groceries

4 hours ago   |   National Post

Saving money and making eco-friendly food choices don't always go hand in hand. But as the success of Toronto startup Flashfood shows, people are eager to put a dent in food...
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‘It is our culture:' Chief says Manitoba First Nation going ahead with powwow

7 hours ago   |   National Post

WINNIPEG - A Manitoba chief says his community will hold its annual powwow next month even if provincial public-health orders continue to limit the size of public gatherings.
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Chris Jericho vs. Mike Tyson in AEW? Le Champion Has His Work Cut out for Him

12 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

More than 22 years ago Mike Tyson helped write professional wrestling history, propelling WWE and its top new star "Stone Cold" Steve Austin into the cultural mainstream...
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Crossroads for Planet of the Humans

Crossroads for Planet of the Humans

14 hours ago   |   Steady State

By William Rees [Editor's Note: The Steady State Herald first published a review of Planet of the Humans on May 1. The following review adds valuable information to the...
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1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

Another 2.1 million people filed initial jobless claims last week. Read more ...

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed... Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

Rubbing your eyes when you're tired could increase risk for serious eye problems. Read more ...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will be taken - UK police

UK police have determined that there was a “minor breach” of Covid-19 regulations by PM Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings, but that no retrospective action will be... Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

A Fort Leavenworth soldier likely saved “countless lives” by ramming his car into an active shooter who was randomly firing on a bridge, police said. The active-duty Army... Read more ...

Trump expected to sign executive order targeting Twitter, Facebook

Trump expected to sign executive order targeting Twitter, Facebook

President Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday that would begin a review of laws that protect Twitter, Facebook and Google from responsibility for postings... Read more ...

Trump Acknowledges 100K COVID Deaths

Trump Acknowledges 100K COVID Deaths

The confirmed US death toll from COVID-19 reached 100,000 on Wednesday, and President Trump took notice of the stat on Thursday: "We have just reached a very sad milestone with... Read more ...

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy is opening 34 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites across Ohio, four of them in the Greater Cincinnati area. Read more ...