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 2020-07-03 16:50 

Washington Post

Quarantine-free travel from UK to Cyprus to start Aug 1...

Cyprus' beleaguered tourism sector got some good news after the government announced that travelers from the U.K. will be allowed entry into the east Mediterranean island nation next month without having to undergo a compulsory 14-day quarantine...

 2020-07-03 16:23 

Slate Magazine

Oklahoma Officers Charged With Murder After Allegedly Firing Taser More Than 50 Times...

The tasing was a was a "substantial factor" in the death of Jared Lakey, 28, a year ago....

 2020-07-03 16:11 

Vox

The Supreme Court just handed down some truly awful news for voting rights...

Voting rights during the pandemic are in deep trouble thanks to this Supreme Court....

 2020-07-03 16:00 

Daily Kos

Soon all Trump will have left is white supremacists and neo-Nazis. That's where the GOP is headed...

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've likely noticed that just about every week brings a new headline about a once-reliably Republican demographic group that has now soured on Donald Trump. The catastrophic headlines just keep coming for ...

 2020-07-03 16:00 

The Daily Beast

The Best New Launches From Brooklinen, Made In, and More...

Made In's new Paella Pan and Brooklinen Beach Towels are just a few of the summer launches we're obsessed with....

 2020-07-03 15:59 

The Atlantic

The Surreal Experience of Watching Hamilton in 2020...

Disney+'s filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical feels dated, timeless, and vital all at once....

 2020-07-03 15:53 

MSNBC

Washington Redskins to go under 'thorough review' of NFL team's name...

The Washington Redskins released a statement saying it will undergo a "thorough review" of the NFL team's name, the review formalizing initial discussions the team has been having with the league....

 2020-07-03 15:49 

Washington Post

Redskins undergoing 'thorough review' of team name...

The Washington Redskins are undergoing what the team calls a "thorough review" of the nickname...

 2020-07-03 15:47 

Washington Post

Can Trump's anti-mail-voting crusade hurt him in key states?...

President Donald Trump's campaign and allies have blocked efforts to expand mail-in voting, forcing an awkward confrontation with top GOP election officials promoting the opposite in their states...

 2020-07-03 15:42 

Crooks and Liars

As COVID19 Cases Explode, Trump's Press Seceetary Calls It 'Embers'...

A reporter asked Kayleigh McEnany why Trump said the coronavirus will "simply disappear" when the country is heading towards 100,000 new cases per day "Why does the president have evidence that it's just going to disappear?" he asked. ...

 2020-07-03 15:41 

Washington Post

Russian Orthodox Church defrocks coronavirus-denying monk...

The Russian Orthodox Church has defrocked a coronavirus-denying monk who has defied Kremlin lockdown orders and taken control of a monastery...

 2020-07-03 15:41 

Talking Points Memo

Mary Trump Says Family Settlement Agreement Based On 'Fraudulent' Valuations...

President Donald Trump's niece told a state court Thursday that she never believed a settlement agreement she'd signed over her......

 2020-07-03 15:41 

Washington Post

Washington Redskins undergoing 'thorough review' of team name...

Washington Redskins undergoing 'thorough review' of team name...

 2020-07-03 15:40 

Vox

How to be alone...

Solitude is a skill. You can get better at it with practice....

 2020-07-03 15:21 

MSNBC

Rep Doggett: 'Texans are a paying a terrible toll' for Gov's, Trump's mistakes...

Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) joins Ayman Mohyeldin as his state is experiencing a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases. Doggett places blame on Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who he says has tied the hands of local government and is in "denial" about the...

 2020-07-03 15:17 

MSNBC

Florida Mayors: Beaches are open but 'we don't want you to come'...

NBC News' Dasha Burns is joined by three Florida Mayors: Mayor Charlie Latham of Jacksonville Beach, Mayor Ellen Glasser of Atlantic Beach and Mayor Elaine Brown of Neptune Beach. The three have banded together to keep their residents safe during the...

 2020-07-03 15:11 

MSNBC

House Dems propose fining Trump officials who ignore subpoena...

House Democrats propose a new rule that could allow they to issue fines of up to $100,000 to any official who ignores a subpoena. The lawmaker who proposed this change, Rep. Ted Lieu, and one of his co-sponsors, Rep. Joe Neguse, joins Stephanie Ruhle to...

 2020-07-03 15:08 

MSNBC

CEO of Business Roundtable: police reform is "a core economic issue for every company in America"...

As police reform stalls in congress, business leaders push for change on the streets and in the boardroom. The President and CEO of Business Roundtable joins Stephanie Ruhle to talk about why police reform is an issue for big business....

 2020-07-03 15:01 

Washington Post

Trump to hold July Fourth gathering at Mount Rushmore as coronavirus surges...

The attendees at President Trump's event will not be required to social distance or wear masks....

 2020-07-03 15:00 

Daily Kos

Jorge Ramos: 'A small group of undocumented young people has beaten the world's most powerful man'...

Journalist Jorge Ramos pays tribute in a Univision op-ed to the young undocumented immigrants who, through the sheer force of their relentless activism and courage, both won the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in 2012 and help secure...

 2020-07-03 15:00 

Washington Post

Voting rules changed quickly for the primaries. But the battle over how Americans will cast ballots in the fall is just heating up....

More than 60 lawsuits related to absentee voting and other rules in two dozen states are now wending their way through the courts, according to a tally by The Washington Post....

 2020-07-03 14:55 

MSNBC

House Intel member: Trump 'out to lunch' on bounty reports...

House Intel member, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-NY, discusses the alleged Russian bounty plot, and he says GOP Intel members have been absent on the issue....

 2020-07-03 14:53 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Senate Republicans cool to 2nd round of stimulus checks, direct deposits...

Democrats want another round of stimulus checks up to $1,200 and Trump isn't ruling it out. But Senate Republicans are on the fence or opposed....

 2020-07-03 14:49 

Crooks and Liars

Mississippi Election Official Concerned Blacks Are Registering To Vote, 'People Should Too'...

Gail Harrison Welch's comment on Facebook has gotten wide play in Mississippi this week. Welch hasn't exactly been apologetic either, saying she thought she was sending a private message, but the comment was shared publicly on Facebook. "This ...

 2020-07-03 14:30 

The Daily Beast

Ben Stiller Dishes on Trump's Obsession with Zoolander...

In Ep. 22 of The New Abnormal, Rick and Molly get Ben Stiller's thoughts on Trump and Biden. Plus, George Conway makes a return and imagines Eric Trump in...

 2020-07-03 14:30 

Slate Magazine

How 50 Years of Frog and Toad Shaped Countless Literary Friendships...

Mo Willems, Kyo Maclear, and other children's book authors on what Arnold Lobel's series means to them....

 2020-07-03 14:27 

Talking Points Memo

How California Went From Success Story To Virus Hot Spot...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Heading into Memorial Day weekend, California's mood was celebratory. The state had avoided dire predictions of......

 2020-07-03 14:26 

The Daily Beast

Ghislaine Maxwell Prosecution is a Public Corruption Case—and Here's Why That's Important...

Normally, a case like this goes to the sex crimes unit. But Ghislaine Maxwell's case has been assigned to public corruption. Here's the likely, and fascinating, reason....

 2020-07-03 14:22 

Talking Points Memo

Pence Delayed AZ Trip After Eight Secret Service Agents Tested Positive For Coronavirus...

Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Arizona earlier this week was postponed by a day reportedly after several Secret Service......

 2020-07-03 14:20 

Talking Points Memo

Only Verified Intelligence? A Look At Presidents' Briefings...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump was never briefed on intelligence that Russia had put a......

 2020-07-03 14:13 

Talking Points Memo

Supreme Court Blocks Curbside Voting In Alabama...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside......

 2020-07-03 14:00 

Daily Kos

Terrorism experts fear outbreak of violence by pro-Trump 'Boogaloo' fans around 2020 election...

It's not a secret that Donald Trump has been winking and nudging his True Believers with the suggestion that maybe they should start using their guns and other kinds of violence to defend his presidency. So it probably is no surprise that terrorism ex...

 2020-07-03 14:00 

The Daily Beast

GrillGrates Are the Best Thing to Happen to My Summer Dinners...

Now that I've tried GrillGrates, I'm never using anything ever again....

 2020-07-03 14:00 

Vox

The 7 best movies you can now watch at home...

July Fourth usually signals the biggest movie weekend of the summer. Luckily, there's still plenty to watch....

 2020-07-03 13:58 

Talking Points Memo

'We Need Urgent Action': Dems Demand End To Ongoing PPE Shortage...

A congressional committee criticized President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday for a series of problems in distributing personal protective and......

 2020-07-03 13:56 

Slate Magazine

Coronavirus Cases Soar as Fauci Warns New Mutation May Cause Virus to Spread More Easily...

COVID-19 cases are rising in 40 of 50 states as at least eight states have reported record daily increases this past week....

 2020-07-03 13:55 

Talking Points Memo

Surgeon General Dodges Qs on Trump's No-Mask-Required July 4th Parties...

The surgeon general on Friday dodged questions about two large gatherings that President Donald Trump is hosting this weekend. The......

 2020-07-03 13:53 

Washington Post

Putin orders amendments extending his rule into constitution...

President Vladimir Putin has ordered amendments that would allow him to remain in power until 2036 to be put into the Russian Constitution after voters approved the changes during a week-long plebiscite...

 2020-07-03 13:49 

Talking Points Memo

SITE ISSUES...

As many of you have seen we are currently experiencing site issues at TPM. This has affected site availability and......

 2020-07-03 13:44 

MSNBC

Miss. resident, Aunjanue Ellis, on significance of changing flag...

Actress Aunjanue Ellis discusses the significance of the changing of the Mississippi flag and why she says the flag has been removed but Confederate culture is still in place....

 2020-07-03 13:40 

MSNBC

Eddie Glaude and Cornel West on the most 'masterful' James Baldwin...

For the final discussion of the week on 'Begin Again,' Eddie Glaude Jr.'s new book on James Baldwin, Glaude is joined by Dr. Cornel West....

 2020-07-03 13:27 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Trump visit to Mount Rushmore to be greeted by protests, wildfire fears...

President Donald Trump will begin his Independence Day weekend on Friday with a patriotic display of fireworks at Mount Rushmore before a crowd of thousands....

 2020-07-03 13:26 

The Atlantic

The Books Briefing: The Power of Friendship...

The influential role of platonic intimacy: Your weekly guide to the best in books...

 2020-07-03 13:20 

Vox

Why Hamilton is as frustrating as it is brilliant — and impossible to pin down...

Hamilton is an impossibly slippery text. The arguments over the show are part of what make it great....

 2020-07-03 13:14 

The Daily Beast

Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' Crusade: Why Is Hollywood Trying to Kill Us?...

Coronavirus cases are on a data trajectory to outer space, yet Christopher Nolan and cinema chains are hellbent on opening this summer. Hey everyone: It's not worth it....

 2020-07-03 13:10 

Vox

How The Baby-Sitters Club raised a generation...

The 213-volume series was built on the pleasures of repetition. Netflix's new TV series will continue its legacy....

 2020-07-03 13:07 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Supreme Court blocks curbside voting in Alabama ahead of Jeff Sessions runoff...

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting in Alabama and waiving some absentee ballot requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-03 13:00 

Daily Kos

U.S. public health funding never recovered after the Great Recession. Now things are much worse...

A new study by Kaiser Health News and The Associated Press brings us even grimmer news about this nation's ability to respond to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic with a reminder that public health services never really recovered from the 2008 Great Re...

 2020-07-03 13:00 

Slate Magazine

What's the Deal With the "Free Speech" Alternative to Twitter?...

While Parler is being billed as the big "free speech" alternative to Twitter, it isn't exactly unique. It has its own speech rules, too....

 2020-07-03 12:53 

Crooks and Liars

Pence Megachurch In Middle Of COVID Outbreak When He Visited For 'Freedom Sunday'...

The megachurch visited by Mike Pence last weekend was suffering a coronavirus outbreak among its choir and orchestra but that didn't stop all those who were exposed from partaking in the "Freedom Sunday" celebration, mostly without masks. As B...

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