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Sunday, June 13, 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden surprised U.K. churchgoers by showing up for mass in at Sacred Heart and St. la Catholic Church in St. Ives, Cornwall, during the G7 summit. read more


This afternoon, "Rebekah Jones" was trending on Twitter. A quick check revealed that her account was suspended by Twitter. Highly polarized tweets cheered her suspension and called her a fraud; even Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' office chimed in. read more


The Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for information in February 2018 about an account that belonged to Donald F. McGahn II, Donald J. Trump's White House counsel at the time, and barred the company from telling him about it, according to two people briefed on the matter. read more


A Michigan man who threatened the lawyer for the whistle-blower who spurred the first impeachment of former President Donald Trump was ordered to spend a year and a day behind bars. read more


In the first federal ruling on vaccine mandates, a Houston judge Saturday dismissed a lawsuit by hospital employees who declined the COVID-19 shot. read more


Eric Deggans: Tom Hanks Is A Non-Racist. It's Time For Him To Be Anti-Racist read more


Other people have looked into Putin's eyes and seen a good man or a father figure. Joe looked into them and saw a thug in need of a thumping. read more


As middle school teacher Brittany Paschall assembled a lesson plan on the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues, she wondered how she might have to go about it differently next year under a new Tennessee state law that prohibits teaching certain concepts of race and racism. read more


Do you know a Californian who doesn't want to get vaccinated? Right now in addition to getting entered into this lottery they also get $50 with of groceries. read more


The long and divisive reign of Benjamin Netanyahu, the dominant Israeli politician of the past generation, officially ended on Sunday, at least for the time being, as the country's Parliament gave its vote of confidence to a precarious coalition government stitched together by widely disparate anti-Netanyahu forces. Naftali Bennett, a former aide to Netanyahu who opposes a Palestinian state and is considered to the right of his former ally, formally replaces him as prime minister read more


Kaiser Family Foundation: Unvaccinated adults are a shrinking population in the U.S. that, as of late May 2021, consists of about one-third of U.S. adults (37%). Adults in this group are those, who despite outreach efforts and being eligible for a vaccine for at least six weeks, have not received a COVID-19 vaccine. The unvaccinated group are younger, more likely to identify as Republicans or be Republican-leaning, and more likely to have lower levels of education and lower incomes than the vaccinated population. read more


Maria Cramer: Verda Tetteh, 17, was awarded the scholarship during the graduation ceremony at her Massachusetts high school. Moments later, she returned it and said it should go to a student who needed it more. read more


Charlie Savage: Government leak hunters have been ratcheting up pressure on the ability of journalists to do their jobs for a generation -- a push fueled by changing technology and fraught national-security issues that arose after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Now, those tensions have reached an inflection point. read more


A couple of minutes after the captain ordered all passengers to return to their seats prepare to don their oxygen masks the captain asked that "all able-bodied men please come to the front of the plane for an emergency." read more


Saturday, June 12, 2021

NBC News has released a few excerpts from a sit-down interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin that included the question, "Are you a killer?" read more


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