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Trump congratulates himself for the 'overwhelming force' and 'domination' law enforcement officials used against protesters in Washington, DC, and Minneapolis
  • President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington, DC, "had no problems last night" after the city's curfew went into effect, and congratulated himself for law enforcement cracking down on protesters demonstrating against racism.
  • "Many arr…
Jun, 02 2020
Company Denied Woman Coronavirus Sick Leave, Then Fired Her: Lawsuit
The case appears to be the first over the new sick leave provisions passed to deal with COVID-19
Jun, 02 2020
Why Discount Retailers' Stocks Are Up
Despite significant COVID-related expenses, these value-based companies put up good numbers.
Jun, 02 2020
Party Like It's 1880: Renewable Energy Consumption Surpasses Coal
The last time the feat was accomplished, the United States relied primarily on wood for energy. There's no turning back now.
Jun, 02 2020
[Eugene Volokh] "Leave the Community Alone," from the Sheriff of Polk County
"The people of Polk County like guns, they have guns."
Jun, 02 2020
US court refuses to shield Volkswagen in diesel scandal lawsuits
The unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting in Anchorage, Alaska, was a victory for Utah#39;s Salt Lake County and Florida#39;s Hillsborough County. The counties sued Volkswagen for causing excess diesel emiss…
Jun, 02 2020
Florida Police Chief Urges Community to Use Guns Against Looters Breaking Into Homes
Earlier on Sunday, the US National Guard was put on heightened alert in 15 states and in Washington DC, as several of the protests sparked by the murder of George Floyd evolved into violent rioting with buildings and cars set on fire, windows smashed and viol…
Jun, 02 2020
Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to deploy the United States military unless states quickly halted the violent protests that have convulsed cities from coast to coast, speaking in the White House Rose Garden as tear gas canisters …
Jun, 02 2020
Survival of the littlest: the long-term impacts of being born extremely early
Babies born before 28 weeks of gestation are surviving into adulthood at higher rates than ever, and scientists are checking in on their health.
Jun, 02 2020
Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin's Wife Files for Divorce and Doesn't Want Spousal Support
Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin's wife has filed for divorce, and the only thing she wants from him is her name back. Kellie May Chauvin says she doesn't want a dime from Derek, citing "irretrievable breakdown" of the marriage, which "cannot be saved" ...…
Jun, 01 2020
Trump Just Told American Governors 'You Have to Dominate' the Protesters
"If you don’t dominate you’re wasting your time. They’re going to run over you, you’re going to look like a bunch of jerks."
Jun, 01 2020
New Jersey to Hold First Drive-In Concert During Pandemic: Could Bruce Springsteen Show Down the Shore?
The Jersey Shore will host at least one concert this summer season. Announced today, a “first of its kind” new drive-in series will launch at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, New Jersey with local favorites Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes set to pl…
Jun, 01 2020
Wife of George Floyd's Killer has filed for divorce
CBS News reports that Kellie Chauvin, wife of the police officer who killed George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for nearly 9 consecutive minutes, has filed for divorce. Sekula Law Offices, the law firm representing Mrs. Chauvin, posted this on Facebook: This…
Jun, 01 2020
Free Finance Courses For Students and Professionals Alike
At the beginning of May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that approximately 20.5 million Americans lost their jobs in April. With the current unemployment rate hovering around 14.7%, it’s understandable to be worried about your financial well-bei…
Jun, 01 2020
NBA awards debate: Zion vs. Ja and big MVP questions
Our experts break down the awards they're most interested to watch, which rookie star they'd rather build around and future MVP races.
Jun, 01 2020
Unrest demonstrates Biden's challenge in showing leadership
President Donald Trump spent much of Sunday using Twitter as a bullhorn to urge “law and order” and tougher action by police against protestors around the country. Joe Biden quietly visited the site of protests in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, and tal…
Jun, 01 2020
NASA, SpaceX launch astronauts to space
NASA and SpaceX launched Crew Dragon spacecraft from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, carrying two American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).
Jun, 01 2020
Gulf War Illness Can Persist 25 Years in Female Veterans
More than a quarter-century after the Gulf War, female combat veterans have nearly double the  risk of reporting more than 20 total medical symptoms, including cognitive and respiratory issues, compared...
Jun, 01 2020
SpaceX Dragon crew capsule docks at International Space Station
  • A milestone for two Nasa astronauts in historic mission
  • First time since July 2011 that a US shuttle completes such a rendezvous
A mere 19 hours after blasting off from Florida, and with a short break for some Black Sabbath music in b…
May, 31 2020
Broadway’s ‘Hamilton’, ‘Hadestown’ Speak Out Against Racism, White Supremacy: Lin-Manuel Miranda Calls Previous Silence “Moral Failure”
The companies of Hamilton, Hadestown and What the Constitution Means To Me are among the Broadway voices speaking out on the issues that have filled city streets across America with protest. In one among a series of Tweets from the Hamilton company, creator L…
May, 31 2020
May 2020: Unofficial Problem Bank list Increased to 65 Institutions
The FDIC's official problem bank list is comprised of banks with a CAMELS rating of 4 or 5, and the list is not made public (just the number...
May, 31 2020
A serious divide exists among Trump advisers over how to address protests
A serious divide has emerged among Donald Trump's top allies and advisers over how the President should address several nights of protests and riots across the nation following the death of George Floyd. Trump is being urged by some advisers to formally addre…
May, 31 2020
Report: NBA Players Expect Families Won't Join Restart Location Until September
Signs point toward the NBA resuming its season on July 31 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, per reports from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic...
May, 31 2020
NASA astronauts launch from US soil for first time in nine years - Spaceflight Now
  1. NASA astronauts launch from US soil for first time in nine years  Spaceflight Now
  2. SpaceX and NASA complete historic launch successfully: Live updates  CNN
  3. Editorial: Blast off! NASA has returned to the rocket-launching business, an…
May, 31 2020
Trump postpones G7 summit, seeks to expand invitation list
US president says he wants to expand the list of countries invited to include Australia, Russia, South Korea and India.
May, 31 2020
Trump delays 'outdated' G7 leaders' summit
The US president says he is postponing this year's meeting and wants to invite other leaders as well.
May, 31 2020
Trump says postponing G7 amid coronavirus concerns, calls for expanding membership
U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will postpone a meeting of Group of 7 nations until fall and called for an expansion of the group's membership because he considers it an outdated group that doesn't properly represent what's taking place in the wo…
May, 31 2020
SpaceX's historic launch hurled a sequined plush dinosaur into space with NASA astronauts
  • SpaceX launched two NASA astronauts into space on Saturday in a historic feat, and a mysterious, sequined dinosaur plushie accompanied them.
  • The dinosaur began floating around the cabin of the Crew Dragon as it entered orbit.
  • The t…
May, 30 2020
How to Stay Informed, Vocal and Safe
Now and always, we stand as allies in the fight against racism. It is not enough to mourn past injustices with the benefit of hindsight. The continued presence of systematic racism is unjust, inhumane and must end. This current moment demands mobilization and…
May, 30 2020
Bradley Beal Debates Protests, Denies Being in NBA Stops Him Facing Prejudice
Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal responded to suggestions he's lost touch with the plight of black Americans because he's made it to the NBA ...
May, 30 2020
SpaceX rocket ship lifts off with 2 Americans
A rocket ship built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era of commercial space travel and putting NASA back in the business of launching astronauts from U.S. soil for the first time in nea…
May, 30 2020
Trump is winning the political spin game
The US president is finding a way to turn the coronavirus into something that will rally his base.
May, 30 2020
SpaceX, NASA to try again for landmark launch of two astronauts from Florida - Cape Breton Post
  1. SpaceX, NASA to try again for landmark launch of two astronauts from Florida  Cape Breton Post
  2. Take two for SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch with more storms  CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
  3. After weather delay, SpaceX set for second try…
May, 30 2020
Simmons, Iverson speak up in aftermath of George Floyd's death - NBC Sports Philadelphia
  1. Simmons, Iverson speak up in aftermath of George Floyd's death  NBC Sports Philadelphia
  2. Reacting to the NBA's plan to bring 20 or 22 teams back to finish the season | SportsCenter  ESPN
  3. Will a New Playoff Format Alter the Fate of t…
May, 30 2020
Trump’s ‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts’ is Classic Fascism, Classic Racism
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) - 'Between 18 and 20 December 1922 Turin Fascism unleashed a 3 day terror campaign on a recalcitrant anti-Fascist labour movement.' So informs us Antonio Sonnessa.* Turin (Torino) was a site of resistance to Fascism. It had a powe…
May, 30 2020
It's been almost two weeks since Arizona lifted its stay at home order. Let's see how they're...oh, lawd [Fail]
It's been almost two weeks since Arizona lifted its stay at home order. Let's see how they're...oh, lawd
May, 30 2020
Police: Woman killed after charging officer with knife
Authorities say a woman armed with a butcher knife was fatally shot after charging police officers outside a Florida government building
May, 30 2020
American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) CEO Doug Parker Presents at 2020 Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference (Transcript)
American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) 2020 Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference May 27, 2020 01:30 PM ET Company Participants Doug Parker - Chairman and
May, 30 2020
Dads officially adopt five-month-old baby boy during a Zoom ceremony after meeting him in the NICU
Anthony Lach, 31, and Chris More, 29, from Orlando, Florida, finalized their son Parker Terence Lachmore's adoption on May 14 during a Zoom call.
May, 30 2020
NBC News launched a 'Meet the Press' video series with college journalists acting as the press — here's what it covers and how to watch
  • NBC News has launched a new limited digital series called "Meet the Press: College Roundtable" that recruits college journalists to act as the press. 
  • Students pose questions directly to lawmakers and public figures about issues that impact …
May, 29 2020
Policies Of Miami Cop Who First Said Trump's 'When The Looting Starts, The Shooting Starts' Gave Rise To Muhammad Ali
Donald Trump’s latest authoritarian outburst was a Friday morning tweet that Twitter flagged as violating the platform’s rules “about glorifying violence. However, Twitter has determined that it may be in the public’s interest for the Tweet to remain accessib…
May, 29 2020
The Shooting Of Black Americans Started Long Before The Looting
Donald Trump threatened George Floyd protesters on Twitter, but their lives have always been at risk.
May, 29 2020
Paul Brandus: Record rise in unemployment casts a shadow over Trump’s re-election bid
If Americans vote their pocketbooks this November, it could be the end of Donald Trump’s short political career.
May, 29 2020
Forget Oil Stocks: Buy These 4 Stocks Instead
The oil sector is still rife with risk. Four experts offer up these stocks outside the oil patch that look like far more profitable investments.
May, 29 2020
A night of unrest in Minneapolis
The Poynter Report is our daily media newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. This morning’s newsletter was written and edited early Thursday evening, and focused on what we thought was going to be the big media story of the …
May, 29 2020
BECAUSE THE “EXPERTS” WEREN’T RIGHT ON ANYTHING IN THIS ENTIRE CLUSTER, MAYBE?  Why Were ‘Experts…
BECAUSE THE “EXPERTS” WEREN’T RIGHT ON ANYTHING IN THIS ENTIRE CLUSTER, MAYBE?  Why Were ‘Experts’ So Wrong About Florida?
May, 29 2020
RNC chairwoman proposes convention safety protocols amid feud with NC governor
Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel sent a letter to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) on Thursday outlining safety protocols she says the party is ready to adopt so it can hold a full in-p...
May, 29 2020
Great, Now We're Not Supposed to Scream on Roller Coasters Anymore
From haunted houses to theme parks, our days of blissfully screaming in each other's faces may be over.
May, 28 2020