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16/06/2021
Npr: 'Forget The Alamo' Author Says We Have The Texas Origin Story All Wrong...
In a new book, Bryan Burrough and co-writers Chris Tomlinson and Jason Stanford challenge the historical lore of the Alamo — including the story that Davy Crockett refused to surrender. [Read more]
16/06/2021
Rt international: EU states recommend loosening of Covid travel restrictions for Americans...
Member states of the European Union (EU) decided on Wednesday to begin loosening restrictions for travelers from the United States. br [Read more]
16/06/2021
Cbs news: News of Mindy Kaling's "Scooby Doo" spinoff spurs reactions...
Velma, like Kaling, will be of East Asian descent and some on Twitter have shared racist opinions on this choice. [Read more]
16/06/2021
New York times: Covid has claimed more than 600,000 lives in the U.S....
The once-unthinkable number comes as the country's fight against Covid-19 has made big gains but remains unfinished, with millions not yet vaccinated. [Read more]
16/06/2021
Voa news: NASA, ESA Astronauts Take Space Walk to Install Solar Panels on ISS ...
Panels will provide boost in power from 160 kilowatts to 215 kilowatts [Read more]
16/06/2021
Bbc: US Senate votes to make Juneteenth a holiday...
Democratic and Republican senators hail the rare bipartisan measure in the evenly split chamber. [Read more]
16/06/2021
Nbc news: 'I am not John Doe': Victims of abusive UofM athletic doctor demand investigation...
"I am a man, a Michigan man, say my name," said former football player Jon Vaughn, who came out publicly as one of Dr. Robert Anderson's victims. [Read more]
16/06/2021
Abc news: Utah state attorney sorry for email rant to LGBT councilman...
A Utah state attorney angry about being awakened from a nap has apologized for sending an expletive-laden email to an LGBT politician campaigning to be the first Asian American elected to the Salt Lak [Read more]
16/06/2021
Cnn: Biden cancels $500 million in student debt for victims of for-profit school fraud...
The Department of Education is canceling $500 million in student loan debt for 18,000 former ITT Tech students defrauded by the now defunct for-profit college, another step the Biden administration is [Read more]
16/06/2021
Fox news: New Yorker mag knocks AG Garland for striving towards 'fairness and neutrality' in cases involving Trump...
The New Yorker appeared to have taken a swipe against Attorney General Merrick Garland over his "fairness and neutrality" stance towards recent DOJ decisions involving former President Trump. [Read more]
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17/06/2021
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's executive order mandates that public universities can't make students get COVID-19 vaccines or show proof of vaccination to attend class. [Read more]
17/06/2021
The U.S. Education Department on Wednesday expanded its interpretation of federal sex protections to include transgender and gay students [Read more]
17/06/2021
Scientists have found a dead Asian giant hornet north of Seattle, the first so-called murder hornet discovered in the country this year [Read more]
17/06/2021
A California man charged with storming the U.S. Capitol is accused of using a tax-exempt charity as a platform to protest that the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump and to advocate for violence against political opponents [Read more]
17/06/2021
The ESPYS are returning to New York next month and actor Anthony Mackie will host the show that honors the year's top athletes and moments [Read more]
17/06/2021
Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of former President Donald Trump and one of his top advisers during his administration, has a book deal [Read more]
17/06/2021
A brisk and bright sun-dappled fable of above-ground adventure and below-the-surface identity, Enrico Casarosa's “Luca” is one of Pixar's most pure and condensed enchantments — a summery, shimmering fish-out-of-water fairy tale [Read more]
17/06/2021
Three years after workplace misconduct allegations cost veteran TV and radio talk-show host Tavis Smiley his job and a national forum, he's ending his silence [Read more]
17/06/2021
Royal Caribbean International is postponing for nearly a month one of the highly anticipated first sailings from the U.S. since the pandemic began because eight crew members tested positive for COVID-19 [Read more]
17/06/2021
A swath of southern Missouri is seeing a big rise in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations at just the wrong time [Read more]
17/06/2021
A federal appeals court has ruled North Carolina's ban on most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy must remain unenforceable [Read more]
17/06/2021
California is giving away more goodies and plans to make it easier to show who has been vaccinated against the coronavirus as officials and businesses encourage people to get their shots while the state tries to reopen its economy [Read more]
17/06/2021
Amazon is providing $300 million in low-interest loans to support housing located near mass transit in the Washington, D [Read more]
17/06/2021
Two men from Estonia have been convicted of federal cybercrime charges involving ransomware and other attacks on computer systems around the globe [Read more]
17/06/2021
Scientists have found a dead Asian giant hornet north of Seattle, the first so-called murder hornet discovered in the country this year [Read more]
17/06/2021
Spacesuit problems have prevented astronauts from completing the installation of powerful, new solar panels outside the International Space Station [Read more]
17/06/2021
The deal the United States and the European Union reached Tuesday to end their long-running rift over subsidies to Boeing and Airbus will suspend billions in punitive tariffs [Read more]
17/06/2021
Southwest Airlines is dealing with technology problems that have delayed and canceled flights for two straight days [Read more]
17/06/2021
A North Carolina county cut ties on Tuesday with a historic museum that planned to put on a reenactment of a white slave owner being pursued by Union soldiers [Read more]
17/06/2021
Southwest Airlines is seeing higher numbers of canceled and delayed flights for a third day as it tries to recover from technology glitches earlier this week [Read more]
17/06/2021
Ukrainian police have carried out nearly two dozen raids targeting alleged associates of a ransomware gang it blamed for a half billion dollars in cyberattacks and extortion that hit the United States and South Korea especially hard [Read more]
17/06/2021
The airstrikes targeted facilities used by Hamas militants to plan attacks. [Read more]
17/06/2021
A Rome court has strongly backed Vatican prosecutors in their pursuit of an Italian businessman accused of bilking the Holy See of millions of euros in a London real estate deal [Read more]
17/06/2021
A preliminary report by experts into the collapse of a Mexico City elevated subway line that killed 26 people placed much of the blame on poor welds that joined steel support beams to a concrete layer supporting the track bed [Read more]
17/06/2021
Stocks fell on Wall Street and bond yields rose Wednesday after Federal Reserve officials signaled they may start easing off the accelerator on their massive support for the economy earlier than previously thought [Read more]
17/06/2021
A new report finds that Latinas have left the workforce at rates higher than any other demographic and also have had some of the highest unemployment rates throughout the pandemic [Read more]
17/06/2021
Both Republican and Democratic senators are pressing Interior Secretary Deb Haaland for answers after a federal court blocked the Biden administration's suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters [Read more]
17/06/2021
Southwest Airlines is seeing higher numbers of canceled and delayed flights for a third day as it tries to recover from technology glitches earlier this week [Read more]