Jim Parsons, Vivica A. Fox & More Stars Who’ve Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Despite their best efforts, some of the biggest celebs in Hollywood have contracted the COVID-19 coronavirus. The latest stars to be diagnosed include Jim Parsons, Giuliana Rancic, Vivica A. Fox, and more. From statewide shutdowns to wearing face masks, the coronavirus pandemic has affected each and every one us in 2020, including some of our […]

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Trump Refuses to Condemn White Supremacists

“You have repeatedly criticized the vice president for not specifically calling out Antifa and other left-wing —” “That’s right.” “— extremist groups. But are you willing tonight to condemn white supremacists and militia groups —” “Sure.” “— and to say that they need to stand down and not add to the violence in a number of […]

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‘They Will Have the Vaccine Very Soon,’ Trump Says

new video loaded: ‘They Will Have the Vaccine Very Soon,’ Trump Says transcript Back bars 0:00/0:54 –0:54 transcript ‘They Will Have the Vaccine Very Soon,’ Trump Says President Trump claimed that a vaccine for the coronavirus would be available to the public soon, while Joseph R. Biden Jr. expressed concern over the safety of any […]

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Republicans threaten to confirm more judges if Dems stall Barrett’s confirmation

Senate Republicans have threatened to confirm more judges to the federal bench if Democrats try to delay the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Democrats cannot stop Barrett’s nomination without a Senate majority, but senators have readied tactics to disrupt and obstruct the process for as long as they can using a wide range […]

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Wisconsin absentee ballot-counting extension approved by federal appeals court

Democrats appear to have secured a victory in Wisconsin on Tuesday night, after a new ruling was issued that would permit a multi-day extension for mail-in ballot counting. The 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a lower court ruling that would allow ballots postmarked by Election Day to be counted so long […]

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Twins’ Playoff Misery Continues, Courtesy of the Depleted Astros

The standings could not have broken better for the Minnesota Twins. Over and over, they have thrived in the regular season but fallen to the Yankees in the playoffs. This time, for their first-round opponent, the Twins drew the Houston Astros, the first American League playoff team with a losing record in almost 40 years. […]

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Byron York claims Democrats making ‘structural’ effort to remove Trump from office

Democrats in Congress have relentlessly sought to remove President Trump from office almost from the day he was inaugurated, Washington Examiner chief political correspondent Byron York told “Your World” Tuesday. “This has been going on [for] two-and-a-half years since [Robert] Mueller[‘s investigation], and a lot of Republicans really took note of that,” York, a Fox News contributor and author […]

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Jay Johnstone, Major League Outfielder and Prankster, Dies at 74

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Jay Johnstone spent 20 seasons as a major league outfielder and played in the World Series for the 1978 Yankees and the 1981 Los Angeles Dodgers. Although he had a solid career, he was never […]

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Trump, Biden do walk-throughs ahead of first presidential debate

CLEVELAND – President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden have checked out the stage ahead of Tuesday night’s presidential debate. The president, and later Biden, separately completed walkthroughs inside the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion at the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, site of the debate, which is the […]

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Nicaragua proposed law seeks to make fake news punishable by prison

Allies of Nicaragua strongman Daniel Ortega have proposed a law making it a crime to spread fake news on social media punishable by up to four years in prison, according to a report. A bill introduced Monday in the National Assembly would allow sentences of two to four years for “the publication or dissemination of […]

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Kristen Doute Reveals Why She Selfishly Hopes ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Gets Cancelled

Kristen Doute may have gotten fired from ‘Vanderpump Rules’ in June 2020, but she EXCLUSIVELY revealed she still has high hopes for an eventual reality TV return. Kristen Doute, 37, told HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY that she’ll always be “an entertainer at heart,” so she truly hopes she’ll return to everyone’s TV screens one day. Even if […]

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Victoria’s Secret Angel Elsa Hosk Pregnant & Expecting 1st Child With Tom Daly

Elsa Hosk and boyfriend Tom Daly have a baby on the way! The model announced the good news on September 29, by revealing a nearly nude pregnancy photoshoot! Elsa Hosk and her boyfriend Tom Daly are expecting their first child together! The 31-year-old Victoria’s Secret Angel announced the exciting news with a series of stunning photos […]

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Rapper NBA YoungBoy among 16 arrested in Louisiana’s capital

Rap artist NBA YoungBoy is among 16 people who have been arrested on drug and firearm charges in Louisiana’s capital city By The Associated Press September 29, 2020, 6:47 PM • 2 min read BATON ROUGE, La. — Rap artist NBA YoungBoy is among 16 people arrested Monday on drug and firearm charges in Louisiana’s […]

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‘Somebody clearly broke the law to leak’ Trump’s tax history: Rep. Scalise

Democrats “don’t care” that “somebody clearly must have broken the law” to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, GOP House Minority Whip Steve Scalise told “The Brian Kilmeade Show” on Tuesday. Scalise, R-La., made the comment following a New York Times report that President Trump paid no federal income taxes in 10 of the previous 15 years. […]

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Titans’ positive COVID-19 tests could endanger Sunday’s game vs. the Steelers

The Titans and Vikings have halted team activities after several Titans players and staff tested positive for COVID-19. | David Berding/AP NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement that the Titans returned three new positive tests from players and five from team staffers on Tuesday morning. The Vikings also are suspending team activities as both […]

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Schiff Sees Rise in Russian Disinformation as Trump Attacks Mail-In Voting

WASHINGTON — American intelligence officials have seen an uptick in Russian disinformation about mail-in ballots as President Trump has escalated his attacks on voting by mail, Representative Adam B. Schiff, the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said in an interview. American intelligence agencies have not explicitly linked the increase in Russian disinformation operations […]

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Julian Assange could end up at Colorado Supermax prison, former warden says

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would have to be “almost dying” to get out of arguably the most notorious prison in the United States if convicted of espionage charges and sent there, a court at London’s Old Bailey heard Tuesday. Assange, who is fighting an extradition request from the U.S., would likely be sent to the federal Supermax prison in […]

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US retail store closures break record amid COVID-19 crisis

American retailers have closed a record number of stores for good this year as the coronavirus pandemic upended the industry, a new report says. Chains including Starbucks, Macy’s and Office Depot have announced plans to shutter 10,226 stores so far in 2020 — a number that already outstrips last year’s record total of 9,500 closures, […]

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Papa John’s sales continue to soar amid COVID-19 pandemic

Papa John’s sales have continued to soar during the coronavirus outbreak as hunkered-down consumers opt for ordering pizza in lieu of other restaurant options. The once-struggling pizza slinger has racked up six months of double-digit growth, capping the three-month period ending Sept. 27 with 24 percent comparable sales growth in North America. Comparable sales, or […]

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Titans stop in-person team activities after players, staff get positive COVID-19 tests

The Titans and Vikings have halted team activities after several Titans players and staff tested positive for COVID-19. | David Berding/AP NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement that the Titans returned three new positive tests from players and five from team staffers on Tuesday morning. The Vikings also are suspending team activities as both […]

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Poll: Virginians about evenly divided on Confederate statues

In a state where Confederate monuments have stood for more than a century and have recently become a flashpoint in the national debate over racial injustice, Virginians remain about evenly divided on whether the statues should stay or go, according to a new poll. The poll conducted this month by Hampton University and The Associated […]

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Compact Nuclear Fusion Reactor Is ‘Very Likely to Work,’ Studies Suggest

Scientists developing a compact version of a nuclear fusion reactor have shown in a series of research papers that it should work, renewing hopes that the long-elusive goal of mimicking the way the sun produces energy might be achieved and eventually contribute to the fight against climate change. Construction of a reactor, called Sparc, which […]

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Protesters clash with police in Portland, hurling rocks; 24 arrested

Protesters and Portland police have clashed again in Oregon’s largest city and officials say 24 people were arrested By The Associated Press September 29, 2020, 12:57 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PORLAND, Ore. — Protesters and Portland police clashed again in Oregon’s largest city late Monday, with demonstrators […]

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Breanna Stewart Is Ready for the W.N.B.A. Finals, and the Election

Along with the rest of the world, athletes have had their careers upended by the coronavirus pandemic. They are giving The New York Times an intimate look at their journeys in periodic installments through the rest of the year. Read Stewart’s previous installments to settle their wrongful death lawsuit.] We are not satisfied and we […]

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Pandemic Is Far From Over, Experts Say, Despite Trump Allies’ Claims

In the last two weeks, leading epidemiologists from many respected institutions have, through different methods, reached the same conclusion: About 85 to 90 percent of the American population is still susceptible to SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the current pandemic. The number is important because it means that “herd immunity” — the point at which a […]

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