Donald Trump allegedly recommended sending infected Americans seeking to come home from overseas, in February 2020 as COVID surged, to Guantanamo Bay. Joy comments on a new book about the former president’s failed COVID-19 response in this edition of ‘The Absolute Worst.’
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Pizza Hut is betting that die-hard fans' will show love for the brand by sporting its logo on streetwear.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The shooting was reported just before 1 a.m. Monday in the Como neighborhood of Fort Worth.
Four police officers on Tuesday told lawmakers they were beaten, taunted with racial insults, heard threats including "kill him with his own gun" and thought they might die as they struggled to defend the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 against a mob of then-President Donald Trump's supporters. Often tearful, sometimes profane, the officers called the rioters "terrorists" engaged in an "attempted coup" during a 3-1/2 hour congressional hearing in which they also criticized Republican lawmakers who have sought to downplay the attack. "I feel like I went to hell and back to protect the people in this room," said District of Columbia police officer Michael Fanone, referring to lawmakers.
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From record rainfall inundating cities around the world to wildfires scorching an unprecedented area to deadly heat waves that have come with unrelenting regularity this summer, extreme weather linked to climate change is unfolding with frightening clarity.
- USA TODAY
An Akron art student painted a LeBron James 'Space Jam' mural in Akron, only to have it defaced with spray paint reading "La Flop."
Light-to-moderate drinking tied to lower risk of heart attack and death in patients with heart disease
Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption is linked to a reduced risk of heart attack, stroke and death among those with heart disease, according to a study published in the journal BMC Medicine on Monday. The largest benefit - a 50% reduction in risk compared with non-drinkers - was seen in people with heart disease who drank an average of 6 grams of alcohol per day. People who averaged 8 grams per day had a 27% lower risk of death from heart attack, stroke or angina, compared with those who did not drink.
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Walmart's $1-a-day college is now free starting day one.
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Jeffrey Rosen, who was acting attorney general after William Barr stepped down, is among the officials being allowed to testify.
- The New York Times
Even in a state accustomed to strange things washing ashore — like cocaine bricks, corpses, sharks and unexploded military ordnance — the floating contraption that beached itself in Florida over the weekend had the authorities doing a double take. A man popped out of the top hatch of the contraption, a makeshift human hamster wheel. He had made it only 25 miles on what was supposed to be a 1,000-plus-mile journey from St. Augustine, Florida, to New York, using the power of his two legs and, if a
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The only winner in the Aaron Rodgers vs. Packers fight are fans clamoring for a soap opera in 2021 NFL season
We have no idea who really won the back and forth between Rodgers and the Packers because the entire fight is predicated on what happens after the 2021 season.
- Associated Press
Most Republicans want former President Donald Trump to have at least some influence over their party's direction even as many who side with the GOP say they are uneasy about its future. Just 15% approve of the way Biden is handling his job, and 66% continue to say the Democrat was illegitimately elected, a lie perpetuated by Trump that underscores his persistent grip on GOP voters. Republicans have plenty of concern about their own party, too.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
All-SEC player allegedly did not report millions in income on tax returns.
Prime-time viewership for NBC's broadcast of the Summer Olympics from Tokyo picked up some steam in the first two nights of competition, compared with a lackluster audience for Friday's opening ceremonies, preliminary ratings data showed on Monday. But the size of NBC's audience on Saturday and Sunday nights, including broadcast television and streaming, was off substantially from comparable totals five years ago during the first two nights of competition at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. Sunday night's presentation from Tokyo, featuring swimming, women's gymnastics, women's beach volleyball and the triathlon, averaged roughly 19.8 million prime-time viewers across all platforms, including NBCOlyumpics.com and the NBC Sports app, according to Comcast-owned NBCUniversal.
- Harper's Bazaar
Jolie's request to remove the private judge overseeing her and Pitt's custody battle has been approved.
- The Wrap
Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights to "Fast & Loose," an action thriller that will star Will Smith and has David Leitch attached to direct. Netflix acquired the film from STXfilms, which is producing with Smith's Westbrook Studios and Leitch's 87North. "Fast & Loose" stars Smith as a man who wakes up in Tijuana, Mexico, with no memories. As he pieces together his past, he learns that he's been living two lives, one as a crime kingpin and the other as an undercover CIA agent. Jon Hoeber an
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This robot vacuum cleaner is also voice-controlled and is hundreds of dollars cheaper than the Roomba.
- WABC – NY
Hennawi Salem was arrested again Monday at his store, Salem Furniture, located at 120 Porter Street in Bridgeport.
Gravel biking is growing in popularity across the Midwest — and Iowa is destined to be one of cyclists' top destinations.Just look at RAGBRAI. Tuesday marks the race's Gravel Day, and this year, planners expanded the route to include roughly 50 miles of unpaved roads.Why it matters: Cementing the state's superiority in the growing sport can draw tourism, more races and big names in the future. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeBut
VANCOUVER (Reuters) -Canadian border guards and customs officials voted on Tuesday to go on strike just days before fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents will be allowed into Canada, unions representing the workers said, a move that could potentially cause disruptions and hurt businesses emerging out of the pandemic-driven economic downturn. Last week, Canada announced plans to allow fully vaccinated Americans on Aug. 9, and fully vaccinated international travelers starting on Sept. 7.