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Trump Implied Obama Failed H1N1 Crisis Over 13,000 Deaths - But Fauci Predicts COVID-19 Could Bring More Than 15 Times That Number

3 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

In defending his administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic earlier this month, President Donald Trump brought forward an unusual comparison, implying that his...
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‘Crip Camp' Review: Netflix & The Obamas Present Documentary That Puts A Welcome Human Lens On America's Disabled Community

1 day ago   |   Deadline

You probably can tell right from its title that the blissfully politically incorrect Crip Camp is not going to be the standard documentary about the lives of America's disabled...
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Joseph Lowery, Veteran Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 98

1 day ago   |   Time   |   6 articles

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial...
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Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98

1 day ago   |   WGN TV   |   6 articles

ATLANTA - The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country's first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down...
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Rev. Joseph Lowery, 'Dean' Of The Civil Rights Movement, Dies At 98

Rev. Joseph Lowery, 'Dean' Of The Civil Rights Movement, Dies At 98

1 day ago   |   NPR   |   6 articles

Lowery got his start as an activist organizing bus boycotts in 1950s Alabama. He led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference for two decades and prayed at Barack Obama's...
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“We Needed a Killer Concept Trailer”: Jim LeBrecht and Nicole Newnham on Crip Camp, Battling the Health Care System and Working with the Obamas

“We Needed a Killer Concept Trailer”: Jim LeBrecht and Nicole Newnham on Crip Camp, Battling the Health Care System and Working with the Obamas

1 day ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

The 1970s: an oil and energy crisis, numerous coup d'états , a massacre at the 1972 Summer Olympics, the rise and falls of world leaders, the beginning and end of drawn-out...
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Why Politicians Can't Stop Talking About “Folks”

2 days ago   |   The New Republic

Any recent history of “folks” in political discourse must begin with Barack Obama, who used the word more than twice as often as any other president, according to a BuzzFeed...
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Judge orders release of 10 immigration detainees from N.J. jails

Judge orders release of 10 immigration detainees from N.J. jails

2 days ago   |   Politico

A federal judge in New York City has ordered the immediate release from detention of 10 immigrants whose attorneys said they were at increased risk of illness from coronavirus...
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Dr. Fauci Answers Steph Curry's Coronavirus Questions In Live Chat

Dr. Fauci Answers Steph Curry's Coronavirus Questions In Live Chat

2 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

Barack Obama was one of the 50,000 people who tuned in to the Instagram Live.
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Stephen Curry Hosts Coronavirus Discussion on Instagram Live

2 days ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

More than 50,000 viewers, including former President Barack Obama, were watching at the peak of the 30-minute chat with Dr. Anthony S. Fauci.
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‘Up to 200,000 DEATHS': Trump health chief Fauci predicts MILLIONS of...

‘Up to 200,000 DEATHS': Trump health chief Fauci predicts MILLIONS of Covid-19 cases in US

President Trump's Covid-19 czar Dr. Anthony Fauci has issued a dire coronavirus prediction: “Millions of cases,” and “100,000 to 200,000” deaths in the US. More than 2,200... Read more ...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct deposited within 3 weeks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that Americans could expect checks from the historic $2 trillion stimulus bill to be direct deposited in their accounts within... Read more ...

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

The U.S. government's foremost infection disease expert says the U.S. could have more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is expected to give an update on the state's COVID-19 cases and discuss the Food and Drug Administration decision to limit an Ohio company's capability of... Read more ...

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

Nearly 60,000 coronavirus cases and 1,000 deaths have now been documented across New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday, as he extended the closure of non-essential... Read more ...

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

Officials with California State Parks announced Sunday they would be closing vehicle access to all 280 sites due to a surge of visitations amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more ...

38 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death reported by IDPH Sunday

38 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death reported by IDPH Sunday

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 38 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19 Sunday. Read more ...

CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

The CDC said this advisory does not apply to employees of critical infrastructure industries, including but not limited to trucking, public health professionals, financial... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi: Trump's Slow Response To Coronavirus Pandemic Was 'Deadly'

Nancy Pelosi: Trump's Slow Response To Coronavirus Pandemic Was 'Deadly'

“As the president fiddles, people are dying,” the House speaker said. Read more ...

Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates in 2021 for games

Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates in 2021 for games

TOKYO - Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the signs point toward the summer of 2021. Read more ...