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Trump Acknowledges ‘Very Sad Milestone' in 100,000 Virus Deaths

21 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg   |   4 articles

President Donald Trump publicly acknowledged the death toll of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, issuing a tweet remarking on the “sad milestone” after 100,000...
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House Scraps Surveillance Bill Vote After Veto Threat From Trump

21 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

House Democrats withdrew a bill to restore federal surveillance authorities used in tracking of suspected terrorists and spies amid a veto threat from President Donald Trump...
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‘The Saddest, Bitterest Thing of All.' From the Great Depression to Today, a Long History of Food Destruction in the Face of Hunger

‘The Saddest, Bitterest Thing of All.' From the Great Depression to Today, a Long History of Food Destruction in the Face of Hunger

30 minutes ago   |   Time

Hunger is a powerful force in The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck's 1939 novel of the Great Depression, but so is the fertility of California's landscape. The bounty of the...
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College Basketball Preseason Top 25

51 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

The only top 25 you need to read.
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Cup, Xfinity entry lists for Bristol Motor Speedway

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

There are 40 cars entered into Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at the half-mile Bristol Motor Speedway .
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John Tomase's Top 5 Right Fielders in Red Sox History

1 hour ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

NBC Sports Boston Red Sox Insider John Tomase presents his list of the Top 5 right fielders in team history, presented by John's Sewer & Drain Cleaning.
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Barr taps U.S. attorney to investigate ‘unmasking' as part of Russia probe review

Barr taps U.S. attorney to investigate ‘unmasking' as part of Russia probe review

2 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to scrutinize episodes of the intelligence practice known as “unmasking” that took place “before and after” the 2016...
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‘A terrible indictment on society': Man who lost father to Covid-19 amid outbreak at Scottish nursing home shares story with RT

‘A terrible indictment on society': Man who lost father to Covid-19 amid outbreak at Scottish nursing home shares story with RT

2 hours ago   |   RT

The son of a Covid-19 victim in Scotland has told RT how the government and senior staff failed to protect the residents at nursing homes hit by the deadly virus. Authorities...
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U.S.-China Tension Only Set to Get Worse: ‘There Is No Off Ramp'

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

With Donald Trump and Xi Jinping both focused on ramping up domestic support in the wake of the pandemic, the bottom is rapidly falling out of U.S.-China relations. And few in...
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Bickering and Confusion Stall $150 Billion Meant to Boost States

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Weeks after states began receiving billions in federal Cares Act money in response to the Covid-19 crisis, lawmakers are fighting for control of it, interest groups are pushing...
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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 ...