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Sep 03 2020
Trump Suggests North Carolina Voters Should Vote Twice to Ensure Votes are Counted
President Donald Trump, when asked by the press on Wednesday about absentee ballots in North Carolina, said “let them send it in and let them go vote,” arguing that “if the system is as good as they say it is, then they obviously won’t be able to vote.” Attempting to vote twice is illegal in North Carolina. The White House later clarified that Trump was suggesting voters “go verify that [theirWashington Post Reuters The Daily Caller
Aug 31 2020
Biden Condemns "Lawlessness", Calls for Safety From "4 More Years"
Joe Biden condemned violence and criticized President Donald Trump's leadership during a visit to a Pittsburgh steel mill on Monday. Biden said rioting, looting and setting fires is "...not protesting. It's lawlessness plain and simple...it divides instead of unites.” Biden went on to criticize Trump, saying his "divisive" speech is to blame for "fomenting" polarization and violence.Washington Post Independent Journal Review The Hill
Jun 15 2021
U.S. Coronavirus-Related Death Count Reaches 600,000
On Tuesday, the total count of COVID-19 related deaths in the U.S. reached 600,000, the highest recorded death toll in the world, according to the New York Times. Data from Johns Hopkins University, however, shows that the COVID-19 death toll has been slowing for months — from an average of 3,000 daily deaths in January to an average of 360 as of Sunday — as 44% of the U.S. population is fullyCNBC New York Times (News) Fox News (Online News)
Dec 29 2022
Why Is Southwest Canceling Thousands More Flights Than Other Airlines?
Southwest Airlines canceled over 2,500 more flights on Wednesday — many times more than other airlines — amid nationwide flight troubles due to winter storms.
Latest Developments: A Denver International Airport official told The Hill (Center bias) that about 1,000 travelers were forced to sleep at the airport Monday night after Southwest’s cancellations. Baggage claims also filled upNPR (Online News) Washington Examiner The Dallas Morning News
Sep 06 2020
Suspect in Patriot Prayer Shooting Killed by Police, Media Coverage Differs
On Thursday evening, a federal fugitive task force shot Michael Reinoehl when he allegedly tried to elude arrest. Reinoehl, a self-described anti-fascist, was charged with second-degree murder with a weapon and unlawful use of a weapon in the Aug. 29 shooting of Aaron “Jay” Danielson. Official accounts of Reinoehl's death from law enforcement differ slightly; the Thurston County Sheriff’sThe Oregonian Fox News (Online News) CBS News (Online)
Feb 07 2020
Impeachment Witness Alexander Vindman 'Escorted' From White House
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, a National Security Council staff member who was called as a witness by Democrats in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, was 'escorted' from the White House today, according to a statement from his lawyer. He testified during November's House impeachment inquiry, saying the president's conduct in dealing with Ukraine was "improper."
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Oct 21 2021
NIH Says US Group Didn't Meet Terms of Grant for Virus Research in China
A letter from a National Institutes of Health (NIH) official to a Republican lawmaker says an American nonprofit failed to quickly report findings from studies on coronaviruses conducted at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) in China. The letter details a WIV experiment funded by a U.S. grant that studied whether "naturally occurring bat coronaviruses circulating in China were capable" ofThe Daily Wire New York Post (News) New York Times (News)
Oct 21 2021
Fear of Holiday Shortages as Supply Chain Woes Persist
Reports across the spectrum are warning of potential holiday goods shortages as producers struggle to meet consumer demand amid supply chain backlogs. Roughly 200,000 shipping containers are stuck on cargo ships waiting off the coast of Los Angeles, and a record number of cargo vessels —over 100 — are currently anchored outside the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Facing a national truckCNBC The Epoch Times CNN Business
Apr 30 2021
Perspectives: The Ongoing Global Semiconductor Chip Shortage
A global shortage of semiconductor computer chips has impacted industries around the world, causing supply chain delays for everything from cars to smartphones and gaming consoles. On Wednesday, Apple CFO Luca Maestri said that supply constraints would limit sales of iPads and Macs, cutting the company’s revenue by $3 billion to $4 billion over the next three months. While the BidenCNN (Online News) The Hill Wall Street Journal (Opinion)
Oct 20 2021
Perspectives: Democrats Seek Interparty Compromise as Spending Plan is Cut Back
Democrats and President Joe Biden are working to downsize their multi trillion-dollar spending plan this week, quelling opposition from key centrist Democrats while preserving top party priorities.
Biden reportedly told members of the progressive caucus Tuesday that the new range for the spending bill's price tag is between $1.75 and $1.9 trillion, roughly half of the original $3.5HuffPost MarketWatch Reason