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DeVos On Opening Schools: Space Flight Is Also Risky

The Daily Beast reports: On a call with the nation’s governors Tuesday, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos chastised local officials for doing “next to nothing” to provide academic services to students and demanded they reopen schools in the fall regardless of the state of the COVID pandemic. The issue, DeVos stressed at one point, was merely a matter of calculated …

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Trump Campaign May Display Statues At Future Rallies

ABC News reports: A potential new addition to President Trump’s future rallies: statues. The idea has been discussed by White House and Trump campaign aides, but no final decision has been made, sources familiar with the planning told ABC News. It’s also not clear who exactly the statues would resemble, but sources say one idea was for “America’s Founding Fathers.” …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House COVID Task Force Briefing

The Associated Press reports: The White House coronavirus task force will host a news conference on Wednesday to address the rising number of COVID-19 cases across the country. States across the U.S. have been experiencing significant spikes in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, which is presumed to be related to premature reopening of economies amid the pandemic. On Tuesday Florida …

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Vindman Retiring Over Trump’s “Campaign Of Bullying”

CNN reports: Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry, is retiring from the US Army after more than 21 years of military service because he determined that his future in the armed forces “will forever be limited” due to political retaliation by the President and his allies, his lawyer told CNN Wednesday. Vindman has …

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NYC Schools To Reopen In “Blended Learning” Model

CBS New York reports: New York City students will return to school in the fall with a “blended learning” model, the mayor announced Wednesday. Mayor Bill de Blasio said most students will attend in-person classes two or three days a week, depending on the week. Families who aren’t comfortable sending their children back to school may continue remote learning. They …

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Scientists Warn Of COVID-Related Brain Disorders

The Guardian reports: Doctors may be missing signs of serious and potentially fatal brain disorders triggered by coronavirus, as they emerge in mildly affected or recovering patients, scientists have warned. Neurologists are on Wednesday publishing details of more than 40 UK Covid-19 patients whose complications ranged from brain inflammation and delirium to nerve damage and stroke. In some cases, the …

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Trump Threatens To Defund Schools That Don’t Open

Politico reports: President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are threatening to cut federal funding if schools don’t fully physically reopen, increasing pressure on education leaders as the Trump administration intensifies its drive to get kids back in classrooms.  On Tuesday night, DeVos said she is “very seriously” looking at withholding federal funds from schools that don’t pen their …

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SCOTUS Backs Trump On Obamacare Birth Control

NBC News reports: The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the way for the Trump administration to give the nation’s employers more leeway in refusing to provide free birth control for their workers. The ruling was victory for the administration’s plan to greatly expand the kinds of employers who can cite religious or moral objections in declining to include contraceptives …

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US Again Breaks Single-Day Record With 60K+ Cases

The Wall Street Journal reports: The U.S. reported over 60,000 new coronavirus cases, a single-day record, with infections continuing to rise rapidly in states such as Florida and Texas, while others expanded quarantine requirements on inbound travel and New York City stepped up testing. The total number of cases in the U.S. neared three million Wednesday, according to data compiled …

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TENNESSEE: Trump Cultist Sorry After Getting Fired For Racist, Homophobic Abuse At Black Lives Matter Rally

NBC News reports: An Elizabethton woman has been fired after yelling racial and homophobic slurs at a Black Lives Matter rally this weekend. Keith Family Vision Clinic in Johnson City confirms Sonya Holt is no longer an employee there. She is the subject of a video that went viral over the weekend. In the video, Holt is seen chanting, “White …

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