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Celebrities Clearly Have Ample Access to COVID-19 Tests. What About Everyone Else?

(L-R): Idris Elba attends the “Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw” Special Screening on July 23, 2019, in London, England; Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets poses for a portrait during Media Day on September 27, 2019, in New York City. Photo: Joe Maher (Getty Images), Al Bello (Getty Images) Access to healthcare isn’t […]

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Trump Claims the U.S. Shouldn’t Be Worried About the Coronavirus, So Why Was He Scared to Visit the CDC?

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) President Contaminated HawSpit—also known as the Human Racism Virus—keeps telling America that we’ve got nothing to fear when it comes to the coronavirus. In fact, he basically said that if blacks have their peppermints and ginger ale, they should be good. He also recommended that if white people use whatever […]

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Obama Tweets, Trump Freaks, Reporters Fact-Check His Lying Orange Bleats

Photo: Chris Graythen (Getty Images) Another day, another Trump Twitter rant aimed at trying to pump himself up and make his record look better than it really is. His latest target? Former President Barack Obama. Monday morning, Obama sent out a tweet celebrating the anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment act, the $800 billion stimulus […]

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Trump curbs immigration for 6 nations; not a full travel ban

The Trump administration is curbing immigration for six countries as part of an election-year push. But the move isn’t a full travel ban like President Donald Trump’s initial order in 2017. Department of Homeland Security officials say the six countries didn’t meet security screening requirements for identification and information-sharing. The new effort restricts certain kinds […]

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Police fire shots after SUV breaches Mar-a-Lago security checkpoint, 2 in custody

(Scripps National) There is currently a heavy police presence outside of Mar-a-Lago, the south Florida club and mansion owned by President Donald Trump. According to the sheriff’s office, a black SUV being pursued by the Florida Highway Patrol breached two security checkpoints about 11:40 a.m. at the resort main entrance. Officers fired shots and the […]

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U.K. allows Huawei to supply some 5G network gear, despite U.S. pressure

(Reuters) — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday granted China’s Huawei a limited role in Britain’s 5G mobile network, resisting U.S. pressure to exclude the company from next generation communications on fears China could use it to steal secrets. In the biggest test of his post-Brexit foreign policy to date, Johnson ruled that “high-risk vendors” […]

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Senate floor belongs to Trump team as defense case opens

The floor of the United States Senate now belongs to President Donald Trump’s lawyers as they push the Republican-led chamber for acquittal on charges he abused his power and obstructed Congress. The Trump legal team is expected to insist the president did nothing wrong when he asked Ukraine’s leader to investigate political rival Joe Biden. […]

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Trump touts logo for new Space Force, with nod to Star Trek

(Donald Trump/Twitter) The new U.S. Space Force is not Star Trek’s Starfleet Command, but their logos bear a striking similarity. President Donald Trump unveiled the Space Force logo Friday, writing on Twitter that he had consulted with military leaders and designers before presenting the blue-and-white symbol, which features an arrowhead shape centered on a planetary […]

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Day 2: Impeachment Boogaloo

Photo: Mark WIlson (Getty Images) Have you ever been to a rave? I have and it’s exactly what you’d expect: loud music, lots of footwork, glow sticks and drugs. But what’s most impressive about a rave is how long they are and how sweaty everyone gets because the whole room gets hot because of all […]

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Trump to attend anti-abortion rally in Washington

The White House says President Donald Trump will become the first president to attend the annual anti-abortion gathering in Washington called the March for Life. President Donald Trump exits Air Force One on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., after returning from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Kevin […]

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We Still Kneeling in 2020: Former Teacher of the Year Takes a Knee at Game Attended by Trump

Screenshot: TED-Ed/YouTube I’ve always thought that if, on the fateful day when Colin Kaepernick chose to remain seated during the National Anthem in protest of police violence against black people, the media, zealous patriots and angry white people in general would’ve just ignored him and not made such a big to do about it, they […]

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