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Masks Are Mandatory Again on Capitol Hill. It's Not Going Well

1 month ago   |   The New Republic

The act of wearing a mask has been a point of political contention for as long as the pandemic has ravaged the country, and the halls of Congress have seen their share of this...
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Oligarch of the Month: Richard Branson

1 month ago   |   The New Republic

Music-and-travel tycoon Richard Branson didn't quite make it to space in July, though he came pretty close: From his VSS Unity space capsule, he live-streamed 53.5 miles above...
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Cuba's Elites Have Failed Their Country

2 monthes ago   |   The New Republic

When the protests against the Cuban government broke out across the island on July 11, one of President Miguel Díaz-Canel's first reactions was to refer to the behavior of the...
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“Both Sides” Journalism Will Never Die

2 monthes ago   |   The New Republic

Over the last six months, Republicans have tried to rewrite the history of the January assault on the Capitol, casting a violent attempt to overturn the presidential election...
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Why Does Congress Let the Ivy League Operate as a Monopoly?

2 monthes ago   |   The New Republic

In a unanimous decision last month , the Supreme Court ruled that universities' long-standing practice of colluding through the NCAA to limit education-related financial...
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Why Did Israel's Judiciary Become an Enemy of the People?

2 monthes ago   |   The New Republic

In the Israeli elections of March 2020, the third out of four in just two years, parties seeking to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a slim majority and quickly set...
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Facebook Is Designed to Spread Covid Misinformation

2 monthes ago   |   The New Republic

The Biden administration went to war with Facebook late last week, blaming it for the persistent and dangerous anti-vax sentiment gripping a significant chunk of the country...
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World's biggest bottle of soap visits Manchester

World's biggest bottle of soap visits Manchester

2 monthes ago   |   WMUR

The 2,500 pound metal and fiberglass bottle was part of a national tour by beauty company Soapbox.
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The Republicans' Latest Skeezy Campaign Trick: Cash Swaps to Help Each Other

The Republicans' Latest Skeezy Campaign Trick: Cash Swaps to Help Each Other

2 monthes ago   |   The New Republic

When the famous Blue Wave of 2018 swept Democrats back into control of the House of Representatives, it crested over many long-held Republican districts. This included...
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Why Democrats Should Fear Inflation

2 monthes ago   |   The New Republic

“I find the fixation on 1970s inflation puzzling,” the New York Times editorial writer Binyamin Appelbaum wrote this past May on Twitter. “I mean really,” he continued , “of...
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...