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News 2020-09-21T22:11:21Z
Ron DeSantis

Florida's governor is proposing a law that would protect drivers who kill or injure people if they're fleeing a 'mob,' following a spate of incidents of people driving through protest crowds

People have hit protesters with cars dozens of times since the US erupted with protests following the death of George Floyd in May.
Sports 2020-09-21T18:00:08Z
Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at the Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg once trash-talked a fellow Supreme Court justice after her clerks crushed him in fantasy baseball

"I know you are busy, but we expect more, even from the junior Justice," RBG wrote to Justice Alito after her clerks beat him in fantasy baseball.
Entertainment 2020-09-21T10:19:48Z
Donald Trump and Jesse Armstrong

Emmys 2020: 'Succession' creator says 'un-thank you' to Donald Trump for his 'crummy' COVID-19 response

"Succession" beat out previous awards favorites such as "The Crown," "Better Call Saul," and "Killing Eve" to win the prestigious best drama prize.
Style 2020-09-20T20:18:30Z

Designers are plastering the word 'VOTE' onto clothes and accessories as the style surges in popularity

As Election Day nears, brands are taking a literal approach to inspiring civic engagement — and customers are seeking out the "vote"-centric styles.

Hundreds of 'Arizona Republicans for Biden' signs have been stolen and vandalized across the state where poll shows Trump and Biden neck and neck

The signs had been displayed over the summer by a political action committee called "Arizona Republicans Who Believe In Treating Others With Respect."
News 2020-09-20T18:38:49Z

Portland protesters reportedly faced tear gas after the city's mayor banned the local police department from using it

Both the Portland Police Bureau and Mayor Ted Wheeler denied using tear gas against protesters after Wheeler's order to ban it.

Trump asked a group of women at his campaign rally if their husbands 'are OK' with their attendance

The remarks came as Trump promised to nominate a woman to the Supreme Court to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday.
Politics 2020-09-20T02:21:05Z

Women all over the world are mourning Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ginsburg's legal career was marked by a series of arguments advancing women's rights and gender equality.
News 2020-09-19T15:49:14Z

New York will honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a statue in her native Brooklyn

Ginsburg was "a daughter of Brooklyn and the embodiment of all that it means to be New York tough," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement.
Royals 2020-09-19T15:05:18Z

'Honor her, remember her, act for her': Meghan Markle calls Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'a true inspiration'

The Duchess of Sussex shared a statement calling Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "Justice of courage" after Ginsburg died at age 87.
Politics 2020-09-19T14:42:57Z

Trump spent 45 minutes 'going off' on Tucker Carlson instead of sticking to critical agenda during coronavirus meeting, a former aide says

The president derailed a critical agenda item about cruise ship evacuation procedures by criticizing the Fox News host, a former White House aide said.
Entertainment 2020-09-19T10:19:25Z

'No one fought harder': Celebrities pay tribute after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, and more react to the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday.
News 2020-09-19T01:15:49Z
Sports 2020-09-18T19:42:36Z
Culture 2020-09-17T22:06:28Z

TikTok's latest star is a cartoon John F. Kennedy clone from the early 2000s show 'Clone High'

A cartoon character clone of JFK is blowing up on TikTok with lines like, "Nothing bad ever happens to the Kennedys!"
News 2020-09-17T12:19:00Z

Here we go again: Yes, there's a clear link between wildfires and climate change, despite what President Trump keeps saying

"I don't think science knows, actually," Trump said of the link between wildfires and climate change. He's incorrect: The evidence is clear.
Style 2020-09-16T21:46:00Z

Jill Biden's $695 'vote' boots are selling fast days after she wore them in public

Stuart Weitzman, which designed Dr. Jill Biden's 5050 Vote boots, has pledged 100% of its profits from the item to a nonprofit organization.
Culture 2020-09-16T16:53:31Z

Critics calling on Disney to fire Mandalorian actress Gina Carano for 'transphobic' Twitter stunt

Some Twitter users are calling on Disney to fire Gina Carano for 'mocking' the trans community and its allies.
News 2020-09-16T13:59:31Z

A survey of 11,000 Americans ages 18 to 39 has found a 'worrying lack of basic Holocaust knowledge'

Twelve percent of respondents said they "definitely have not heard" or "don't think I've heard" of the Holocaust.
Culture 2020-09-15T22:21:42Z

Why Paul Rudd's viral mask PSA for Cuomo missed the mark

In a mask PSA, actor Paul Rudd pretended to be a "young person." People have critiqued the spot for being infantilizing and appropriating Black slang.
Entertainment 2020-09-15T09:23:40Z

Chris Evans finally responded to the furor around his leaked nude by urging people to go vote

Shortly after the leak, fans ran to the actor's defense and began to flood social media feeds with wholesome photographs of Evans with puppies.
Health 2020-09-14T22:12:00Z

Andrew Gillum has come out as bisexual, months after opening up about a drunken Miami hotel incident

Gillum's public coming out comes after rumors about his sexuality circulated when he was found drunk in a Miami Beach hotel with two men.
News 2020-09-14T22:00:47Z

The West Coast fires won't stop any time soon, and California's political system is making things worse

"We can produce all the science in the world...It's just that other social political realities get in the way of doing a lot of what we need to do."
Culture 2020-09-14T20:17:22Z

Chrissy Teigen roasted Newt Gingrich's wife for a photo-editing fail

Chrissy Teigen poked fun at the photo by offering her own excessively retouched version, tweeting "get u a girl who will Facetune u both."
Politics 2020-09-13T15:52:23Z

California mayor slams Trump administration for putting 'its head in the sand' amid response to wildfires

The president is scheduled to deliver a briefing in California on Monday, marking his first official visit since wildfires broke out over a month ago.
Entertainment 2020-09-12T16:02:03Z

John Fogerty calls Trump a 'fortunate son' and says it's 'confounding' that his Vietnam War-era song was played at the president's rally

John Fogerty, the musician behind "Fortunate Son" — a song about the rich avoiding the Vietnam War draft — has addressed President Donald Trump.
News 2020-09-12T14:06:22Z

A QAnon website shut down after a fact-checking group exposed the developer behind it

The site for QAnon supporters was run by a New Jersey man in his forties, according to reports. It reached over 10 million visitors a month.
News 2020-09-12T13:55:36Z

Fox News host Tucker Carlson likened climate change to 'systematic racism in the sky' in a West Coast fires monologue

Tucker Carlson said that Democratic leaders are blaming climate change for the wildfires in an attempt to intimidate people to vote for them.
News 2020-09-10T16:33:52Z
News 2020-09-10T00:31:12Z

A New York doctor who treated former presidential candidate Andrew Yang's wife is charged with sexually abusing patients for 2 decades under the guise of medical exams

Acting US Attorney Audrey Strauss said Robert Hadden "inappropriately touched, squeezed, and even licked his victims."
News 2020-09-09T21:55:09Z

A California GOP lawmaker under quarantine orders attended a prayer event with thousands of worshipers and spoke without a mask

The senator had been ordered to quarantine until September 9 due to close contact with a fellow lawmaker who tested positive for the coronavirus.
News 2020-09-09T09:47:39Z

A fire tore through Europe's largest migrant camp, displacing as many as 20,000 refugees

A fire broke out in Moria, a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, at 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to Greek media.
Culture 2020-09-08T20:31:04Z

A mayor in Washington state showed support for QAnon as the unfounded conspiracy theory finds a foothold in politics

A mayor in Washington state has shown support for QAnon in a recent radio broadcast as the unfounded conspiracy theory continues to spread worldwide.
News 2020-09-08T12:12:09Z

Colorado school officials called the sheriff and suspended a 12-year-old Black boy after he showed a toy gun in his Zoom class

Isaiah Elliott's parents say the school went straight to the sheriff's office before asking them if the "Zombie Hunter" gun was real or fake.
News 2020-09-07T18:37:00Z

Trump reportedly said no country run by Black people is any good, and that Nelson Mandela left South Africa a 's---hole country'

Trump praised the Apartheid regime in South Africa and said Mandela "F----d the whole country up," Michael Cohen wrote in his book.
Entertainment 2020-09-07T13:08:21Z

Cardi B responded to conservative commentator Candace Owens after she criticized the rapper's interview with Joe Biden

The 27-year-old rapper sat down for a virtual interview with Joe Biden in August where the pair talked about fighting COVID-19 and racial injustice.
Entertainment 2020-09-07T11:19:38Z

Jon Cryer shut down Rep. Matt Gaetz who said Charlie Sheen carried 'Two and a Half Men'

Jon Cryer starred in all 12 seasons of "Two and a Half Men," winning two Emmys for his performance as Alan Harper.
News 2020-09-07T10:01:34Z

Video shows a driver spraying Rochester Black Lives Matter demonstrators with a yellow substance, then hitting a protester with their car

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday, as protesters in the city marched for Daniel Prude, a Black man who died after an arrest.
Politics 2020-09-06T19:44:01Z

A federal judge ordered the US Census Bureau to stop winding down data collection efforts after plan by Trump administration cut down its timeline

The order allows the Census Bureau to continue its data collection efforts normally until a court hearing on September 17.

Kamala Harris walks back Biden's call for a nationwide mandate to wear a mask

Instead of a nationwide mandate as initially suggested, the Biden administration would push a "standard" to wear a mask, Harris said.
Politics 2020-09-06T15:45:17Z

Republican lawmaker defended 'favorite' Fox News reporter as 'fair and unafraid' after Trump called for her firing

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a US Air Force veteran, defended Jennifer Griffin after she confirmed details in The Atlantic report on Trump's veteran comments.

Kamala Harris says she 'would not trust Donald Trump' with a COVID-19 vaccine

"I will not take his word for it," Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris said in an interview.
News 2020-09-06T10:40:28Z

Black Lives Matter protesters caught on video smashing up a restaurant and ordering diners to leave as unrest continues in Rochester for fourth night

The owners of three restaurants issued a statement on social media, saying they "understood the anger and hurt our community is feeling right now."
News 2020-09-06T02:12:42Z

Several boats sank during the 'Trump Boat Parade' in Texas and rescuers pulled a number of people out of the water

Though it's unclear what caused so many of the boats to sink, authorities said the "exceptional" number of boats on the lake generated large waves.

A conservative group launched an anti-trans digital ad campaign in Michigan to steer votes away from Joe Biden

President Donald Trump won Michigan in 2016, but Joe Biden maintains a slight lead over him, according to an average from Real Clear Politics.
Politics 2020-09-05T14:50:15Z

Mary Trump blasts the president for calling fallen soldiers 'losers' and 'suckers'

"To those of you who have loved, served, and sacrificed for our country—you are in very good company," Mary Trump, the president's niece, tweeted.
News 2020-09-04T19:20:58Z

A man killed by authorities after being accused of fatally shooting a Patriot Prayer supporter in Portland had said that the protest clashes felt like a 'free-for-all'

Michael Reinoehl said he shot the man because he feared for his life and his friend's life, and didn't see any police officers who could intervene.
News 2020-09-04T17:19:19Z

A man suspected of fatally shooting a Patriot Prayer supporter in Portland said the incident was 'totally justified' before he was killed by authorities

Shooting suspect Michael Reinoehl sat down for an interview before he was killed by federal agents on Thursday night.
News 2020-09-04T10:06:36Z

A car plowed through Black Lives Matter protesters in Times Square, and the NYPD had to deny accusations it was one of its unmarked vehicles

The police told local media that the driver was involved in a separate pro-Trump rally that crossed paths with the Black Lives Matter protesters.
News 2020-09-04T06:22:00Z

Federal officers shot and killed the antifa supporter investigated in the death of a right-wing Portland protester

Michael Forest Reinoehl was killed in Lacey, Washington, when a federal fugitive task force moved to arrest him, according to the Justice Department.
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