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U.S. isn't ready to detect stealth coronavirus spread

U.S. isn't ready to detect stealth coronavirus spread

6 minutes ago   |   Politico

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention isn't yet ready to detect whether the coronavirus is spreading across the country. Just 12 of more than 100 public health labs in...
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Johnny Depp's Disturbing Alleged Text Messages Read Aloud in Court as Libel Lawsuit Begins

16 minutes ago   |   Vanity Fair   |   2 articles

The actor is suing the parent company of the Sun newspapers and, back in the U.S., his ex-wife Amber Heard-who is the subject of some of the text messages presented to the...
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Federal court tosses conservatives' First Amendment suit against YouTube

Federal court tosses conservatives' First Amendment suit against YouTube

18 minutes ago   |   Politico

A federal court today rejected a conservative nonprofit's First Amendment suit against YouTube, ruling that the Google-owned company's "braggadocio" about free speech doesn't...
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Colorado poised to become 22nd state with no death penalty

32 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

DENVER - Colorado is set to become the 22nd U.S. state to abolish the death penalty after lawmakers on Wednesday approved a repeal bill that Democratic Gov. Jared Polis has...
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North Korea Moves to Defend Against Coronavirus After Disease Spreads Among U.S., South Korean Troops

36 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

From endorsing wearing masks to public health announcements and to recommending eating kimchi, North Korea is pushing out an anti-epidemic campaign to prevent the coronavirus...
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Stocks slide on Wall Street, extending steep drops this week

44 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Major U.S. stock indexes gave up early gains and closed mostly lower Wednesday, extending the market's heavy losses for the week. The benchmark S&P 500 fell for the fifth...
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Report: Domestic extremists killed at least 42 in 2019

44 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

White supremacists and other far-right extremists killed at least 38 people in the U.S. in 2019, the sixth deadliest year for violence by all domestic extremists since 1970...
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Warren calls on Trump admin to explain why infected Americans allowed to return to U.S

Warren calls on Trump admin to explain why infected Americans allowed to return to U.S

50 minutes ago   |   Politico

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling on Trump administration officials to explain its handling of the evacuation of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, after 14 passengers infected...
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Olympic figure skater Chris Knierim announces retirement

1 hour ago   |   Saint Louis Today

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Figure skater Chris Knierim, one half of the husband-and-wife duo that helped the U.S. win team gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics, announced his...
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Trump faces credibility test as he plays down virus threat

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump faces a critical challenge in grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak: Asking Americans to believe him after he and top advisers have...
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Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund...

Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund President Trump's border wall

The Pentagon's decision took money from major aircraft and other programs that touch Republican and Democratic areas. Read more ...

Sources: At least 2 dead in shooting at MillerCoors building in Wisconsin

Sources: At least 2 dead in shooting at MillerCoors building in Wisconsin

Police are on the scene of a shooting at MillerCoors headquarters in Milwaukee. Read more ...

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

The Trump administration won a legal fight Wednesday as a federal appeals court panel unanimously ruled that the federal government can require cities and states that receive... Read more ...

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

The grandfather charged in the death of his 18-month-old granddaughter who fell from a cruise ship will change his plea to guilty, according to his attorney. Read more ...

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Investigators initially said the Evelyn hadn't been seen since Dec. 26. But authorities said Friday the toddler hadn't been seen since Dec. 10 or 11, when a babysitter last... Read more ...

Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel

Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel

President Trump's reelection campaign filed a lawsuit against the New York Times on Wednesday charging that a column it published in 2019 libeled the president when it said his... Read more ...

Sheriff: Authorities searching NC pond in search for missing 15-month-old

Sheriff: Authorities searching NC pond in search for missing 15-month-old

Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy confirmed in a news conference Wednesday that authorities are searching a pond in Wilkes County, NC in connection with the case of missing... Read more ...

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

"Going into surgery, she had no fear," Paisley's grandmother said. "She was smiling and happy. Nothing was wrong." Read more ...

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

The five-time Grand Slam title champion and former No. 1-ranked player is retiring from tennis at age 32. Read more ...

Giancarlo Stanton is latest Yankees star to suffer injury

Giancarlo Stanton is latest Yankees star to suffer injury

The Yankees injury hits keep on coming. Now, the AL East favorites will likely be without slugger Giancarlo Stanton to open the season after he was diagnosed with a Grade 1... Read more ...