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Bidders vie for Obama's high school basketball jersey

1 day ago   |   Washington Times

HONOLULU - Bidding was drawing to a close Friday for a basketball jersey believed to have been worn by President Barack Obama. Peter Noble was a student at a prestigious and...
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Do Democrats Have a Plan for the Next Recession?

1 day ago   |   The New Republic   |   2 articles

The recession alarm bells are sounding. Anxiety about the direction of the global economy has been growing for some time, amid concern about President Trump's trade war with...
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Government Contractors Could Refuse LGBTQ Workers Under New Religious Exemption

Government Contractors Could Refuse LGBTQ Workers Under New Religious Exemption

2 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

The Trump administration's policy change would weaken a nondiscrimination order put in place by former President Barack Obama.
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Obama's Summer Reading List Is Out

Obama's Summer Reading List Is Out

2 days ago   |   Newser

It's not too late to get in some summer reading, and former President Barack Obama knows where you should start. Toni Morrison, who died earlier this month , tops No. 44's...
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Behind Nate Silver's war with The New York Times

Behind Nate Silver's war with The New York Times

3 days ago   |   Politico

Nate Silver made his name as The New York Times' data guru, creating the methodology that predicted Barack Obama's re-election. Now, Silver's method seems to be to stir up...
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Trump's New Hampshire struggle: Voters feeling 'Trumpgret'

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

MANCHESTER, N.H. - When Chad Johansen voted for Donald Trump in 2016, he hoped he was picking someone who could help small-business owners compete with bigger companies. But...
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Judge rejects House Dem request to link McGahn, Mueller grand jury lawsuits

Judge rejects House Dem request to link McGahn, Mueller grand jury lawsuits

3 days ago   |   Politico

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected the House Judiciary Committee's bid to formally link two lawsuits they say will expedite their decision to recommend articles of...
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Stephen Colbert Schools Trump On The Definition Of A Retweet

4 days ago   |   Deadline

Stephen Colbert called out President Trump tonight for continuing to spread conspiracy theories on Twitter, then feigning innocence. After branding the president “conspiracist...
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Trump's and Biden's dueling claims on criminal justice reform

4 days ago   |   The Washington Post

President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018.
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Trump amplifies conspiracy theories from perch of presidency

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

MORRISTOWN, N.J. - With a pair of weekend retweets, President Donald Trump amplified an unfounded conspiracy theory. It was hardly the first time. His political career began...
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Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or Else

Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or Else

Union workers at a Pennsylvania petrochemical plant had two choices: Show up for President Trump's speech and get paid or skip the day and lose the pay, the Pittsburgh... Read more ...

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Legalize Firing Transgender Workers

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Legalize Firing Transgender Workers

The Supreme Court is considering three cases that look at whether LGBTQ employees are protected under federal civil rights law. Read more ...

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank

Israel's interior ministry said Friday it has granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The... Read more ...

House Judiciary Committee To Return Early From Summer Recess To Address Gun...

House Judiciary Committee To Return Early From Summer Recess To Address Gun Violence

Chairman Jerry Nadler has called the committee to return early from congressional recess following three mass shootings. Read more ...

CEO Of Cathay Pacific Airways Resigns, Amid Hong Kong Protests

CEO Of Cathay Pacific Airways Resigns, Amid Hong Kong Protests

Cathay's chairman says new leaders can "reset confidence." The resignation comes after anti-government protesters filled Hong Kong International Airport and pressure from... Read more ...

Proud Boys Deem Portland A Success Because Trump Sided With Right-Wing...

Proud Boys Deem Portland A Success Because Trump Sided With Right-Wing Extremists

"Look at Trump's Twitter... he's watching antifa. That's all we wanted," boasts former Infowars staffer and protest organizer Joe Biggs. Read more ...

Far-Right And Anti-Fascist Protesters Face Each Other In Portland Demonstrations

Far-Right And Anti-Fascist Protesters Face Each Other In Portland Demonstrations

Police arrested at least 13 people at the rallies. Read more ...

Paramount honors Patrick Swayze with birthday biography

Paramount honors Patrick Swayze with birthday biography

Whether he was playing a dirty dancer, a compact-sized bouncer or a pottery maker's ghostly helper, Patrick Swayze was a unique talent. Continuing the “I Am ...” celebrity... Read more ...

Family doesn't have a prayer in ‘Gemstones'

Family doesn't have a prayer in ‘Gemstones'

On the surface, the Gemstones are a family of televangelists who have been doing God's work for two generations and are beloved by millions. But beneath it, they all suffer... Read more ...

Hong Kong breathes sigh of relief as Saturday passes without tear gas

Hong Kong breathes sigh of relief as Saturday passes without tear gas

This story is being published as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on August 16, 2019. Hong Kong breathed a... Read more ...