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Nearly 100 Breonna Taylor protesters arrested on Kentucky AG's lawn

Wednesday  07:05,   15 july 2020

"Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Porsha Williams was among the 87 people who were arrested outside the home of the state's attorney general.Eighty-seven people are facing a felony charge of intimidating a participant in a legal process, police... >>>

Confrontations over face masks and the psychology behind why some people resist them

Wednesday  05:50,   15 july 2020

Several videos on social media show customers refusing to wear a face mask, often leading to violent confrontations.While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends face coverings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, some believe >>>

Texas bar hosts dance rally in defiance of Gov. Abbott's coronavirus order to re-close

Wednesday  05:30,   15 july 2020

A Pasadena bar hosted a "Texas Bars Fight Back Rally" this weekend in open defiance of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott as coronavirus cases surge in the state.A report documented Chuters Dance Hall & Saloon in Pasadena with a dance floor full of patrons >>>

Hedge funds scoop up local newspapers withering under COVID-19 cuts

Wednesday  05:30,   15 july 2020

As the pandemic continues, readers are seeking out their local news outlets — but the hammer continues to fall on local news publishers.Over the past few years, the newspaper industry has been slowly acquired by deep-pocketed financial companies... >>>

HHS Secretary Alex Azar praises Fauci, blames spike in COVID-19 cases on behavior, particularly among younger people

Wednesday  05:30,   15 july 2020

CHICAGO - Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday that Americans should not be concerned that infectious disease specialist Dr. Anthony Fauci will leave the Trump administration, saying he remains a "trusted adviser" of himself... >>>

African-Americans killed by police? "Whites too," said Trump

Wednesday  05:15,   15 july 2020

Donald Trump was willing to condemn the "terrible" death of George Floyd, but no question of asking him more. President Donald Trump was indignant on television on Tuesday when a journalist asked him about the deaths of African Americans at the... >>>

United States: new hospitalization for the progressive judge of the Supreme Court "RBG"

Wednesday  05:15,   15 july 2020

© Jim Young, Reuters Ruth Bader Ginsburg November 30, 2018. The progressive judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose state of health is monitored Anxiously by the American Democrats, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday after suffering from fever and... >>>

Kansas Congressman Steve Watkins charged with felonies in voter registration case

Wednesday  04:40,   15 july 2020

The charges are linked to the 2019 municipal election, in which Watkins voted but was not a candidate, according to authorities.The charges are linked to the 2019 municipal election, in which Watkins voted but was not a candidate, said Shawnee... >>>

Minnesota homeless encampment: Crime increases in Powderhorn Park

Wednesday  04:40,   15 july 2020

Minneapolis officials are grappling with escalating violence at a homeless encampment inside a city-owned park.Hundreds have gathered at Powderhorn Park near the downtown area in recent weeks and began erecting tents after many were evicted... >>>

Almost half the country's states have set new daily COVID-19 records this month

Wednesday  04:15,   15 july 2020

As the U.S. COVID-19 outbreak worsens, more states are registering new daily case records.The U.S. coronavirus count, which stands at 3,407,556 as of Tuesday afternoon, has increased by almost a quarter since June 30 when surging counts in... >>>

In CA: Some GOP elected officials accuse Newsom of issuing 'confusing orders' and don't appreciate being sidelined

Wednesday  04:15,   15 july 2020

The state sets tiers for who gets priority when it comes to COVID-19 testing. And all this authority-ing by Gov. Gavin Newsom isn't sitting well with some Republican elected officials, who say shutting things down isn't working. Plus: More... >>>

A Montana nursing home turned down free Covid-19 tests. Now, almost every resident is infected and 8 have died

Wednesday  03:51,   15 july 2020

Canyon Creek Memory Care, an assisted-living facility in Billings Montana, had the option to get free, voluntary surveillance testing for residents and staff offered by the state of Montana in May but declined, health officials say. Now, almost all... >>>

Kansas congressman faces felony charges related to 2019 local election

Wednesday  03:50,   15 july 2020

Republican Rep. Steve Watkins of Kansas faces three felony charges and one misdemeanor related to a 2019 local election, Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay announced Tuesday. © Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images Watkins specifically >>>

Iowa auditor questions legality of Test Iowa reporting chain

Wednesday  03:26,   15 july 2020

Iowa's auditor said Tuesday that a coronavirus testing program brought to the state under a $28 million no-bid contract by Gov. Kim Reynolds on recommendation from actor Ashton Kutcher is violating state law in the indirect way it handles test... >>>

Native Americans see hope, 20 generations in the making

Wednesday  03:26,   15 july 2020

Buoyed by the Black Lives Matter movement, Native Americans score victories with the Washington football team's name change and a Supreme Court ruling on Oklahoma land.On Monday, Washington's NFL team announced that it would change its nickname... >>>