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Motivated by son Beau, Biden pledges help for burn pit victims

Motivated by son Beau, Biden pledges help for burn pit victims

Biden has detailed how his son Beau, who died of brain cancer in 2015, was exposed to burn pits in Iraq.

Trump warns he may move Republican convention site from NC

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention from North Carolina set for August if the event faces state social distancing restrictions as a result
Republicans sue California governor over vote-by-mail order

Republicans sue California governor over vote-by-mail order

RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Democrats are using "this pandemic as a ploy to implement their partisan election agenda ..."
Ex-DHS chief: Election should "definitely" include vote-by-mail

Ex-DHS chief: Election should "definitely" include vote-by-mail

Trump has criticized mail-in voting, claiming it invites voter fraud.
Ilhan Omar On Her Memoir And Moving The Needle Toward Progressive Policies

Ilhan Omar On Her Memoir And Moving The Needle Toward Progressive Policies

Rep. Ilhan Omar has a new memoir about her journey to Congress after fleeing civil war in Somalia. She talked with NPR about her life and her hopes for future coronavirus relief measures.
Beto O’Rourke mocks Texas governor’s reopening message – then hears back from Crenshaw, Cruz

Beto O’Rourke mocks Texas governor’s reopening message – then hears back from Crenshaw, Cruz

Democrat Beto O’Rourke tried to get the upper hand late Friday, mocking the gradual reopening of the Texas economy from coronavirus shutdowns as “Dangerous, dumb and weak.” But at least two Texas
Trump Administration Reportedly Considered Conducting First Nuclear Test in 28 Years

Trump Administration Reportedly Considered Conducting First Nuclear Test in 28 Years

At least some officials appear to believe that it could provide useful leverage in negotiations with Russia and China.
Joe Biden Just Proved Why He Must Have a Black Woman as VP

Joe Biden Just Proved Why He Must Have a Black Woman as VP

Joe Biden is a white man in America. Read more...
Trump campaign flying "Keep America Great" aerial banners

Trump campaign flying "Keep America Great" aerial banners

With campaign aerials taking to the skies beginning Saturday, beach-goers in eight U.S. cities will be able to spot the airborne advertising this holiday.
Sessions fires back to Trump: "Alabama will not take orders"

Sessions fires back to Trump: "Alabama will not take orders"

"I did my duty & you're damn fortunate I did," Sessions tweeted at the president.
CDC Issues Alarming Triple-Fatality Report On COVID-19 Cases At Arkansas Church

CDC Issues Alarming Triple-Fatality Report On COVID-19 Cases At Arkansas Church

The contagion study is released just as Trump is demanding that churches reopen.
Better Together: This Mother-Daughter Duo Earned MDs in the Same Year and Residencies in the Same Hospital

Better Together: This Mother-Daughter Duo Earned MDs in the Same Year and Residencies in the Same Hospital

Yes, we know Mother’s Day was nearly two weeks ago, and that we’re now well into graduation season. We also know feel-good moments have sadly been far and few between, as of late—so bear with us,
People Think Donald Trump Went Full Michael Scott With His Latest Coronavirus Comments

People Think Donald Trump Went Full Michael Scott With His Latest Coronavirus Comments

Trump said he'd “tested positively toward negative” for the virus and folks said it was straight out of "The Office."
Trump Calls On States To Reopen Places Of Worship Immediately

Trump Calls On States To Reopen Places Of Worship Immediately

"In America, we need more prayer, not less," Trump says. "These are places that hold our society together."
Biden says black voters considering Trump over him "ain't black"

Biden says black voters considering Trump over him "ain't black"

Later Friday in a phone call with members of the U.S. Black Chambers, a business organization, Biden sought to clarify and explain — but did not explicitly apologize — for the comments.
7 brutally funny cartoons about Trump's hydroxychloroquine regimen

7 brutally funny cartoons about Trump's hydroxychloroquine regimen

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Michael Cohen Released From Prison Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Michael Cohen Released From Prison Due To Coronavirus Concerns

President Trump's former attorney will be placed in home confinement. Thousands of federal inmates have been released to home confinement since March due to concerns about exposure to the coronavirus.