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 2020-07-10 09:05 

CNN

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Analysis: Has John Roberts been watching 'Hamilton'?...

The Supreme Court said President Donald Trump isn't above the law in a decision released Thursday. Read the whole story here....

 2020-07-10 09:00 

NBC

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Trump camp eyes course correction for rallies: 'We can't have a repeat of Tulsa'...

The Trump campaign looks to adjust its strategy on large rallies after last month's debacle, with one official saying,...

 2020-07-10 08:48 

The Daily Beast

Kim Byrd Took All Precautions to Teach in the Classroom Again. Then COVID-19 Killed Her....

Kim Byrd was so dedicated to students, she took all precautions imaginable to teach a remote course from the classroom with two other teachers. She fell ill anyway....

 2020-07-10 08:48 

The Daily Beast

Inside the Horrifying Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Court Case, from Cocaine Tantrums to 'Creepy' James Franco...

As Depp sues British tabloid The Sun for libel, all of the horrific and at times surreal allegations he and ex-wife Amber Heard have shared over the years take center stage....

 2020-07-10 08:45 

The Daily Beast

'Worse Than New York': How Coronavirus Exploded in South Carolina...

South Carolina is besieged by the coronavirus, reporting more cases per capita than most countries. "We've completely lost control of the situation," one doctor told the Beast....

 2020-07-10 08:45 

The Daily Beast

The Supreme Court Just Set a Time Bomb to Explode Under President Biden...

The test the court adopted is tailor-made to arrogate power to the judiciary and to make Congress' critical oversight power subject to the whims of the judges....

 2020-07-10 08:43 

The Daily Beast

The New Film Exposing Hollywood's Child-Abuse Epidemic...

"Pretty much all of the young men were abused in some way, sexually," says Evan Rachel Wood in "Showbiz Kids," a disturbing new HBO documentary premiering July 14....

 2020-07-10 08:42 

The Daily Beast

Trump Banks on School Reopening to Help Him in November...

But not everyone is in agreement. CDC officials are nervous about mixed messaging, and a prominent endorser is sticking with virtual learning....

 2020-07-10 08:16 

CNN

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Watchdog says former top VA official steered $5 million contract to friend...

A former top official at the Department of Veterans Affairs improperly steered a $5 million contract for leadership development and training services to a friend's business, according to an investigation by the agency's independent watchdog....

 2020-07-10 08:06 

CNN

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Watchdog blasts Commerce Department for siding with Trump over erroneous Hurricane Dorian forecast...

The Commerce Department Inspector General on Thursday delivered a harsh rebuke of the department in a new report detailing how pressure from the White House prompted a statement from the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration contradicting a loca...

 2020-07-10 07:57 

CNN

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Labor secretary says schools essential, like factories -- but plants have had Covid outbreaks...

In one of the Trump administration's latest efforts to pressure schools to reopen, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said Thursday that schools were an...

 2020-07-10 07:37 

Washington Post

Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas...

International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America...

 2020-07-10 07:18 

The Daily Beast

Jon Stewart to Desus and Mero: Late-Night Hosts Can't Solve Anything...

"There is a role for what we do, but it's not one of transformation," the former "Daily Show" host said of late-night comics....

 2020-07-10 06:38 

CNN

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Pentagon chief confirms he was briefed on Russian payments to the Taliban...

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper confirmed Thursday that he had been briefed on information regarding Russian payments to the Taliban, seemingly acknowledging that Russia's support for the militant group in Afghanistan is not a...

 2020-07-10 06:34 

CNN

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Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky governor's Covid-19 executive orders -- the same day he requires masks...

A circuit judge ordered Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday to cease issuing or enforcing executive orders related to Covid-19 on the same day that the Democrat signed an executive order mandating that Kentuckians must wear a facial covering or mask in...

 2020-07-10 06:11 

Washington Post

AP: After lobbying, Catholic Church won $1.4B in virus aid...

The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid...

 2020-07-10 06:03 

CNN

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Congress releases declassified Pentagon files showing deployed US troops were exposed to dangerous toxins...

A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Thursday released a collection of newly declassified Defense Department documents indicating that US troops who were deployed to a Central Asian base in the wake of the 9/11 attacks were likely exposed to a dangerous mix...

 2020-07-10 05:58 

CNN

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China dismisses US outreach on arms control talks saying it has 'no interest'...

China issued a stinging response to a US statement Thursday that welcomed Beijing's willingness to engage in arms control talks....

 2020-07-10 05:48 

Washington Post

Tapping into crime fears, GOP conflates mayhem with protests...

Republicans are trying to convince voters that the rare looting and violence that marred largely peaceful social justice protests foretell a wave of mayhem to come if Democrats are elected in November...

 2020-07-10 05:44 

Washington Post

Homeland Security gets new role under Trump monument order...

Protesters who have clashed with authorities in Portland, Oregon, are not just facing off with local police...

 2020-07-10 05:40 

Washington Post

Trump looks for political edge in latest high court rulings...

President Donald Trump won the White House on the promise of bringing a conservative shift to the Supreme Court...

 2020-07-10 05:35 

CNN

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The Point: Why the South might not be so solid for Republicans soon...

The foundation of Republican resurgence at the federal level over the past 30 (or so) years has been the transformation of the South from reliably Democratic to strongly GOP....

 2020-07-10 05:33 

Washington Post

Trump's reelection campaign gets a reboot as virus persists...

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign will take baby steps back out onto the road in the coming days after a multiweek hiatus...

 2020-07-10 05:29 

CNN

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Fauci says partisanship is hurting US response to Covid-19...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said Thursday that partisanship is hurting the US response to Covid-19 in his latest blunt assessment of the country's handling of the pandemic....

 2020-07-10 05:27 

CNN

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Republican 'Never Trump' groups unite against the President...

Ads aren't unusual for an election year, but as CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports, Republican...

 2020-07-10 05:19 

CNN

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Trump's dream of a glitzy nominating convention is fading away...

President Donald Trump made the decision to move his acceptance of the GOP nomination to Jacksonville, Florida, in part because guidelines in North Carolina, where the convention had been planned for, would prevent him from putting on the big party he wan...

 2020-07-10 05:18 

CNN

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Trump wants Americans to believe Biden is a radical leftist. It's a tough sell....

Joe Biden ran a Democratic primary campaign pitting himself against the party's rising progressive wing. From health care to foreign policy, the former vice president rejected the left's most ambitious policies and successfully pitched voters on h...

 2020-07-10 05:18 

CNN

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California will sue Trump administration over decision to not allow foreign college students to take online-only courses...

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Thursday that the state will challenge the Trump administration's decision not to allow foreign students to take online-only courses in the US this fall semester, marking yet another lawsuit against...

 2020-07-10 05:16 

CNN

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Top US general says Confederate leaders committed 'treason' and signals support for renaming bases...

America's top general launched an outspoken attack on the Confederacy and signaled his support for the military renaming bases named for Confederate leaders on Wednesday, in his latest public comments that seem to put him at odds with President Donald...

 2020-07-10 04:51 

MSNBC

Trump scandals pass by, lose spotlight to new Trump scandals...

Rachel Maddow rounds up some of the many scandals that Donald Trump has inflicted on the U.S. presidency, noting that many slide by despite their seriousness because they're so quickly supplanted by a new scandal....

 2020-07-10 04:49 

CNN

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Fact check: No, more testing isn't the reason US coronavirus case numbers are getting worse...

No matter how high the daily number of new coronavirus cases has gotten, President Donald Trump has responded with the argument he repeated on Thursday: the big number is just more evidence of the country's success with testing....

 2020-07-10 04:42 

MSNBC

SCOTUS rejects presidential immunity; renders Trump regular...

Rachel Maddow explains that the Supreme Court's ruling in Trump v. Vance means that Donald Trump will have to make his case in New York courts as a regular citizen, without the presidential immunity he insisted was his....

 2020-07-10 04:42 

The Daily Beast

Trump Aides Not Sweating His Supreme Court Taxes Rebuke...

The president may have had a meltdown on Twitter. But his aides say they're not worried about a ruling subjecting his financials to oversight....

 2020-07-10 04:30 

The Atlantic

Photos of the Week: Chicken Offering, Virginia Creeper, Comet Neowise...

Ominous statues in Thailand, solar boats in the Netherlands, the empty streets of Pamplona, a zoo re-opening in Ecuador, a nuclear power plant in France, and much more....

 2020-07-10 04:12 

Washington Post

Biden's Iowa hires signal tightening in state Trump won big...

Joe Biden's presidential campaign has tapped a senior team in Iowa...

 2020-07-10 04:00 

MSNBC

Buttigieg: Joe Biden has a plan for an economy 'in shambles'...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg joins to discuss the Biden economic plan and how he believes it can help an economy flailing due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-10 03:55 

CNN

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Chief Justice John Roberts gave everyone something to call a win...

Chief Justice John Roberts' rejection of President Donald Trump's claim that his finances must be kept secret provided a fitting capstone to a Supreme Court session dominated by Roberts, who balanced his conservative impulses with a quest for inst...

 2020-07-10 03:52 

MSNBC

Buttigieg: Trump doesn't seem to care about protecting U.S. troops...

Pete Buttigieg responds to reports of Russia putting bounties on U.S. troops saying Trump doesn't seem to care about protecting U.S. troops....

 2020-07-10 03:39 

MSNBC

Team Trump feels 'grim' about re-election as problems pile up...

With the economy worsening, coronavirus cases increasing, and the Supreme Court dealing Trump another loss, Peter Baker reports that all is not well inside the Trump campaign....

 2020-07-10 03:36 

MSNBC

Supreme Court deals Trump another loss as he hits Fauci for 'mistakes'...

The Supreme Court ruled that the president is not immune from New York prosecutors' attempts to get his tax returns. This comes as the president hits COVID-19 task force member Dr. Fauci for his 'mistakes.'...

 2020-07-10 03:20 

The Daily Beast

Trump: Doctors Were 'Very Surprised' I 'Aced' Cognitive Test...

"They said, that's an unbelievable thing. Rarely does anybody do what you just did."...

 2020-07-10 03:19 

MSNBC

Rep. Swalwell: Congress' job until Election Day is to be 'ankle monitor' on Trump administration...

Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman outlined how he was pressured to resign by Attorney General William Barr in a closed House Judiciary Committee hearing. Chairman Nadler said, "We don't know yet if the Attorney General's conduct i...

 2020-07-10 03:13 

MSNBC

Sen. Harris: Trump does not feel that Black Lives Matter...

Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) tells Lawrence O'Donnell that Donald Trump fuming about a Black Lives Matter sign in front of Trump Tower is why the attention should be focused on passing the George Floyd Justice and Policing Act. Sen. Harris says, "...

 2020-07-10 03:13 

MSNBC

Sen. Harris: Defense Secretary's answer on Russian bounties "deeply offensive"...

Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) tells Lawrence O'Donnell that Defense Secretary Mark Esper was "playing cutesy games" when he testified before Congress that he did not receive a briefing "that included the word bounty" but later testified...

 2020-07-10 03:01 

Media Matters

Laura Ingraham: We're getting "closer to herd immunity." and not scheduling football games is "a war against our way of life"...
 2020-07-10 03:00 

Crooks and Liars

Got A Song For The 'Soundtrack Of 2020'?...

What with Trump losing at the Supreme Court today, I've had Dionne Farris lyrics running through my head: I know what you're doing, And it's not gonna work this time. Do you have a song or two (from any era) that you would put on a soundtrack ...

 2020-07-10 02:46 

CNN

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Plurality of Americans favor spending on police at current levels...

More Americans support keeping spending on policing in their areas about the same (42%) than want it increased (31%) or decreased (25%), according to a poll from the Pew Research Center released Thursday....

 2020-07-10 02:35 

The Daily Beast

Tucker Carlson Praises 'Brave' Couple Who Painted Over BLM Mural...

David Nelson and Nicole Anderson have been charged with a hate crime....

 2020-07-10 02:28 

CNN

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Trial judge tries to keep Michael Flynn case alive in new request to appeals court...

The trial judge overseeing former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn's court proceedings is pushing to keep the case alive....

 2020-07-10 02:20 

CNN

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Trump to visit wounded service members at Walter Reed on Saturday...

President Donald Trump will visit Walter Reed on Saturday to visit wounded service members, multiple sources told CNN and the White House later confirmed....

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