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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
Sen. Joe Manchin opened the door to a compromise on voting legislation with a memo proposing a slew of changes to the Democratic bills. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Dozens of daily heat records have been shattered, including several all-time records. Hundreds more could fall by the weekend. [Read more]
17/06/2021
President Biden and some scientists are demanding an investigation into the lab leak theory, a hypothesis that the origin of coronavirus was a virology lab in Wuhan, China. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Following the meeting, Biden said he'd made clear to Putin that even as U.S. keeps seeking areas of common ground, it is prepared to take action against Russia if warranted. [Read more]