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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Nearly 40,000 children in the United States have lost at least one parent to COVID-19, according to a sobering new report published in the JAMA Network Monday. read more


John Boehner says a tendency toward being "political terrorists" is stronger in his own Republican Party than among Democrats, and named Texas Senator Ted Cruz and fellow Ohioan Representative Jim Jordan as among the offenders. read more


Former Trump campaign lawyer Joe diGenova issued an apology Thursday to former Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency director Chris Krebs for previously saying Krebs "should be drawn and quartered" and "taken out at dawn and shot." read more


Tom Mockaitis: President Trump is gone, but the movement he encouraged is alive and well. read more


Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday that Florida has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. federal government and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, demanding cruises be allowed to begin sailing again from Florida's ports. read more


Videos shared online show a parade of slow-moving Teslas dipping in and out of tunnels and driving around stations. read more


Former President Donald Trump is taking swipes at former ally, Senate Minority Leader Mitchell McConnell -- for what Trump says was a failure to fight harder to help overturn the results of the 2020 Presidential Election. read more


A $1.5 billion deal is being finalized for Alex Rodriguez and billionaire Marc Lore to buy the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves and WNBA's Minnesota Lynx from Glen Taylor. There are fears the new owners will relocate the team to Seattle, but so far there are reassurances that won't happen, according to the fan blog Dunking with Wolves.


Harry Enten: A new Reuters/Ipsos poll finds that 55% of Republicans falsely believe Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 presidential election was the result of illegal voting or rigging. Additionally, 60% of Republicans incorrectly agree that the election was stolen from Republican Donald Trump. read more


Her name is Debra Jo Hunter. And she was being videotaped because, according to the victim Heather Sprague, Hunter was carrying on a tirade with a store employee for several minutes. When she noticed she was being videotaped, she responded with "--- you," strolled up to Sprague, and coughed on her. This all happened last year, and of course, you notice right away that our Karen is not wearing a mask. read more


When it comes to the investigation into the Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, the company's longtime chief financial officer, is a critically important figure. read more


Federal law enforcement arrested a Texas man this week who is accused of attempting to blow up a data center in Virginia and allegedly boasted about his presence at the Capitol riot on Jan. 6. read more


Saturday, April 10, 2021

CNN was granted access to Myanmar by its military. The trip was coordinated through the military's consultant, Ari Ben-Menashe. The military escorted the team and controlled its access and movements throughout. A journalist from the Southeast Asia Globe, who was also reporting for Al Jazeera, was on the trip along with CNN. read more


From a secure room in the Capitol on Jan. 6, as rioters pummeled police and vandalized the building, Vice President Mike Pence tried to assert control. read more


Glaciers all over Antarctica are in trouble as ice there rapidly melts. There's no Antarctic glacier whose fate is more consequential for our future than the Thwaites Glacier, and new research shows that things aren't looking good for it. read more


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