The Real Paranoid Housewives of the Republican Convention

home in St. Louis in June as Black Lives Matter protesters walked too near the property’s perimeter for her comfort. Though the Trump-iteration of the Republican Party thrills at the prospect of triggering its opponents, it would be a mistake to read her invitation to the convention as simple trolling. Her real place on the…Continue Reading

Buddy liked dog stuff: running through the sprinklers, going on long car rides, swimming in the lake. He cuddled the Mahoneys—his owners and family—at the end of tough days. He humored them when they dressed him up as a bunny for Halloween. He was a protective big brother to 10-month-old Duke, the family’s other German…Continue Reading

Donald Trump has called for a delay to November's election

Donald Trump has suggested a delay to November’s presidential election, claiming it will be the “most inaccurate and fraudulent in history”. He floated the idea of a delay after criticising the country’s plans for increased postal voting amid the coronavirus pandemic. The US president wrote on Twitter: “With Universal Mail-InContinue Reading

Washington The White House has dropped a bid to cut Social Security payroll taxes as Republicans unveil a $1 trillion COVID-19 rescue package on Thursday, ceding to opposition to the idea among top Senate allies.“It won’t be in the base bill,” said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, speaking on CNBC about the payroll tax cut, killing…Continue Reading

Go deeperAxiosUpdated 3 hours ago – HealthU.S. coronavirus updatesData: The COVID Tracking Project; Map: Andrew Witherspoon/AxiosA chaotic Senate Republican lunch on Tuesday revealed that the White House and GOP senators remain far apart on key priorities in the next economic package, and that it’s unlikely a bill will be passed by the end of next…Continue Reading

ADVERTISEMENTRelated topicsMilitary facilitiesMilitary healthcareHealth2019-2020 Coronavirus pandemicMilitary affairsAp News AlertLung diseaseDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesFirst time eventsGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseVirus OutbreakGeneral newsJuly 11, 2020 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Visiting military hospital, Trump wears a mask in public for first time during pandemic.ADVERTISEMENTContinue Reading

“USA v Scott” and the Fight to Prove That Humanitarian Aid Is Not a Crime

On January 17, 2018, Scott Warren, a thirty-six-year-old geographer, walked into a bare-bones building called the Barn, in the small town of Ajo, Arizona, less than forty miles from the Mexican border, and found two young men he didn’t expect to see. José Sacaria-Goday and Kristian Perez-Villanueva, from Honduras and El Salvador, respectively, had crossed…Continue Reading

Double whammy: United says coronavirus surges and new quarantine rules are denting travel demand – again

Dawn Gilbertson USA TODAYPublished 5:59 PM EDT Jul 7, 2020When New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced a 14-day quarantine for arriving travelers in late June amid a coronavirus surge in several Sun Belt states, the big question for the airline industry was whether it would stunt a nascent travel rebound.United Airlines answered the question with…Continue Reading