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US sending highest rep to Taiwan since 1979 break in ties

8 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   8 articles

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The U.S. says Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will visit Taiwan in coming days in the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since...
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Honda recalls 1.6M vans and SUVs in 4 different US recalls

21 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

DETROIT - Honda is recalling over 1.6 million minivans and SUVs in the U.S. to fix problems that include faulty backup camera displays, malfunctioning dashboard displays and...
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The Rise of the Creepy Reopening Industry

1 day ago   |   The New Republic

In New York City, “non-essential” offices were allowed to open again in June at limited capacity as cases spiked in other parts of the country. While the once frenetic business...
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Trump wants broader role for telehealth services in Medicare

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

The Trump administration is taking steps to give telehealth a broader role under Medicare, with an executive order that serves as a call for Congress to make doctor visits via...
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Trump takes disciplinary action against TVA leadership

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority claiming it has betrayed American workers. Trump told reporters at...
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Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's U.S. business

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

NEW YORK - Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the U.S. operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship...
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Negotiators report progress in coronavirus aid talks

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers participating in rare weekend talks on a huge coronavirus relief measure reported progress on Saturday, as political pressure mounts to restore a newly...
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Containing China Starts With Fixing Alliances, Biden Aide Says

4 days ago   |   Bloomberg

President Donald Trump's rough treatment of historic U.S. allies has made it harder to confront China at a moment when Washington and Beijing are at odds over human rights...
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Let's Cancel the Presidential Debates Forever

5 days ago   |   The New Republic

No one, except perhaps the swampiest of DC hacks, is likely to mourn the loss of the Republican or Democratic conventions , both of which have been digitized and locked down...
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Funding fight threatens to halt U.S. internet freedom projects

Funding fight threatens to halt U.S. internet freedom projects

5 days ago   |   Politico

The Open Technology Fund, a digital rights non-profit financed by taxpayers, warned on Thursday that it has been forced to issue “stop-work orders” to more than 80 percent of...
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Missouri Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion For 460,000 People

Missouri Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion For 460,000 People

Missourians defied their state's Republican leaders by voting to allow more adults to enroll in Medicaid. Read more ...

Husband Of L.A. District Attorney Charged With Pulling Gun On Protesters

Husband Of L.A. District Attorney Charged With Pulling Gun On Protesters

David Lacey, husband of L.A. D.A. Jackie Lacey, was charged on Tuesday with pointing a gun at Black Lives Matter members who demonstrated outside the couple's home. Read more ...

Conservative Kris Kobach Projected To Lose Kansas GOP Senate Primary

Conservative Kris Kobach Projected To Lose Kansas GOP Senate Primary

Trump ally and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was defeated by Rep. Roger Marshall, calming Republican leaders' worst fears in the race against Democratic state... Read more ...

Trump Says Mail-In Elections Are Corrupt, Except Where He Votes By Mail

Trump Says Mail-In Elections Are Corrupt, Except Where He Votes By Mail

The president has repeatedly claimed mail-in voting is fraudulent as record numbers of Americans are set to vote by mail because of the pandemic. Read more ...

WNBA Players Back Kelly Loeffler's Senate Opponent With 'Vote Warnock' Shirts

WNBA Players Back Kelly Loeffler's Senate Opponent With 'Vote Warnock' Shirts

The Georgia Republican, who co-owns the Atlanta Dream, has publicly objected to the basketball league's support of Black Lives Matter. Read more ...

After 'Severe' Delays, Several States Band Together to Buy Coronavirus Tests

After 'Severe' Delays, Several States Band Together to Buy Coronavirus Tests

Six states will purchase 3 million rapid tests, and more states may join the new consortium. Read more ...

Husband of Los Angeles DA charged after allegedly pulling gun on Black Lives...

Husband of Los Angeles DA charged after allegedly pulling gun on Black Lives Matter protesters

OAKLAND, Calif. - Attorney General Xavier Becerra has filed charges against the husband of Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey in connection with the March... Read more ...

NYC Health Commissioner Resigns After 'Disappointment' With Coronavirus Response

NYC Health Commissioner Resigns After 'Disappointment' With Coronavirus Response

Dr. Oxiris Barbot announced her departure on Tuesday in an email to the mayor that criticized his handling of her department. Read more ...

The GOP Trainwreck in Kansas Won't End Even If Kris Kobach Loses The Senate...

The GOP Trainwreck in Kansas Won't End Even If Kris Kobach Loses The Senate Primary

Democrats are ready to challenge for the open seat no matter who Republicans nominate on Tuesday. Read more ...

Are Conspiracy Theories Good for Facebook?

Are Conspiracy Theories Good for Facebook?

Viral conspiracy theories are dangerous, and maybe profitable. (Image credit: Graeme Jennings/Getty Images) Read more ...