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May 24 2020
In January 2020, Facebook executives began paying attention to a new coronavirus spreading across the globe. The virus was deadly and highly contagious, and when the World Health Organization shared guidance about it, the company’s leadership dropped their typically hands-off approach to misinformation.
“We decided we would remove content that directly contradicted [the WHO] and couldBuzzFeed News
Jul 18 2020
NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius watched over the top of his face mask as his drive off Washington ace Max Scherzer sailed into empty outfield seats.
Fake cheers — meant to encourage the hometown Nationals — accidentally piped through the stadium as the Philadelphia Phillies shortstop rounded the bases. After touching home plate, he pantomimed air-fives to teammates.
“This is 2020Associated Press
Jul 18 2020
A number of viral Facebook posts (including one from Mississippi State Sen. Chad McMahan) claim that it is illegal for businesses not to accept cash payments for goods or services. The posts further claim that when cash is turned down, the debt is legally recognized as paid. These posts come at a time when some businesses are refusing cash payments due to concerns about coronavirusThe Dispatch
May 23 2020
A few hours after this column appears on the internet, more than 30 liberal activists will meet online to plan your future. The gathering is called the "Friday Morning Group." It comprises, according to the New York Times, "influential figures at labor unions, think tanks, and other progressive institutions." These influential figures, the Times goes on, believe that when Democrats last hadWashington Free Beacon
Apr 02 2020
President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that Saudi Arabia and Russia appeared to be close to curbing their oil production, a potential lifeline for the U.S. oil sector that has been buffeted by plummeting energy demand from the coronavirus and a flood of crude exports from the two countries.
“Just spoke to my friend MBS (Crown Prince) of Saudi Arabia, who spoke with President PutinPolitico
Apr 02 2020
“[Last] Friday, President Trump’s approval rating hit 45.8 percent — the highest since January 25, 2017, according to FiveThirtyEight’s presidential approval tracker. The timing suggests that the increase in his popularity is related to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, which most Americans think he is managing well.” (FiveThirtyEight)
Last Wednesday, Tara Reade, a former aideThe Flip Side
Jul 16 2020
Georgia governor Brian Kemp issued an executive order Wednesday overruling mask mandates put in place by local governments in the state to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, calling such rules “unenforceable.”
Kemp’s order, which extended the state’s COVID-19 restrictions through July 31, prohibits local municipalities from enforcing mandatory mask orders that are more restrictive thanNational Review
Mar 28 2020
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Responds to Trump's Interview Praise: "Did Anyone Show You The Rest Of The Show"?
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow responded to a few rare words of praise from President Donald Trump Friday by pointing out several ways he's personally leading "the worst national response of any industrialized nation in the world."
Maddow recently interviewed the commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, regarding the hospital construction workNewsweek
Mar 31 2020
“Nicolás Maduro effectively converted Venezuela into a criminal enterprise at the service of drug traffickers and terrorist groups as he and his allies stole billions from the South American country, the Justice Department charged in several indictments made public [last] Thursday against the embattled socialist leader and his inner circle.” (AP News)
The left sees the indictments as aThe Flip Side
May 09 2020
Thousands of pages of witness transcripts released Thursday by the House Intelligence Committee provided immediate, if timeworn, fodder for unhealed partisan divisions stemming from the panel's investigation into Russia's 2016 election interference.
They did little to dislodge headlines related to the rising health and economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic, though President TrumpCBS News (Online)