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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
Hackers can gain remote access to a Peloton bike's camera and microphone and can monitor users. They can also add apps disguised as Netflix and Spotify to get login credentials. [Read more]
17/06/2021
The Fed is maintaining its easy money policies for now in an effort to speed the economic recovery. It left interest rates near zero despite a jump in consumer prices. [Read more]
17/06/2021
In a victory for survivors of domestic and gang violence, the Department of Justice on Wednesday vacated the controversial Trump-era decisions. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Some institutions have dropped the name Columbus Day or switched to celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day. One New Jersey school district came up with a new solution: eliminate all holiday names. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Jessica Barber said that when she saw video of her 18-year-old son, Taizier Griffin, being tased by Ocean City, Maryland, police officers, her heart dropped. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Two Fort Hood active-duty soldiers have been charged with attempting to smuggle two undocumented Mexican citizens into Texas and could face up to 10 years in federal prison, according to the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas. [Read more]
17/06/2021
A private Proud Boys audio chat that was made public Tuesday shows how the right-wing group fell into dysfunction and finger-pointing as its members got arrested after the US Capitol riot. [Read more]
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
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]
17/06/2021
The funnel was spotted near the town of D'Arcy in Saskatchewan. [Read more]
17/06/2021
The US central bank brought forward its projection for an interest rate hike into 2023 on Wednesday. [Read more]
17/06/2021
An underwater survey company may have found evidence of a plane crash from decades ago. [Read more]
17/06/2021
The US and Russia agree to nuclear arms control talks but progress at the Geneva summit is limited. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Climate change viewed as main cause of blazes in cold, wet forests [Read more]
17/06/2021
Move could make it easier for Central American immigrants to win their cases in immigration court and was celebrated by immigrant advocates [Read more]
17/06/2021
Top US commander in the region says help from NATO allies will be important to keep the pressure on terror groups [Read more]
17/06/2021
Reactivated program allows parents or legal guardians to petition for children's resettlement in US [Read more]
17/06/2021
The trial, which included 40,000 volunteers, estimated that CureVac's mRNA vaccine had an efficacy of just 47 percent. Here's the latest on Covid-19. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Emergent BioSolutions was awarded a $628 million federal contract with no competitive bidding. Top executives received big bonuses while factories mostly sat idle and tens of millions of Covid-19 doses were thrown away. [Read more]
17/06/2021
The president is in Cornwall, England, to meet with other leaders of wealthy democracies. [Read more]
17/06/2021
President Biden meets Russian President Vladimir Putin face-to-face Wednesday for the first time since Mr. Biden took office. The leaders are expected to discuss cyberattacks, the conflict with Ukraine and prisoner swaps in the summit hosted by Switzerland. CBS News foreign affairs and State Department correspondent Christina Ruffini join [Read more]
17/06/2021
President Biden addressed reporters on the tarmac in Switzerland before boarding Air Force One to head back to Washington, concluding his first foreign trip as president. Mr. Biden apologized for being a "wiseguy" to a reporter during his press conference following his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He also spoke about the [Read more]
17/06/2021
Many of the asylum cases filed by Central American migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border cite domestic violence and gang persecution. [Read more]
17/06/2021
President Joe Biden met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, and were expected to discuss recent actions by each country that affect the other's embassy, along with cyberattacks, the conflict with Ukraine and more. CBS News foreign affairs and State Department correspondent Christina Ruffini joins CBSN AM as the summit at V [Read more]
17/06/2021
The Hubble space telescope has been hit by a memory problem on its main onboard computer, causing it to stop working for the past few days, NASA has said, adding that it is working to restore the device. br [Read more]
17/06/2021
As US President Joe Biden meets with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Geneva, failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton seems intent to ensure relations between the nations remain poor. br [Read more]
17/06/2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci is facing harsh reminders about his past comments on the origins of Covid-19 and the possibility that it was man-made after he said he's been “open' to the theory and his critics are “distorting' his position. br [Read more]
17/06/2021
US President Joe Biden has apologized for being a “wise guy' after he grew irritable with Kaitlan Collins questioning him on his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. br [Read more]
17/06/2021
California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner said that she faced more backlash for joining the California gubernatorial race as a Republican than she did when she publically joined the transgender community. [Read more]
17/06/2021
For years, America's cyber strategy was all about getting ready and keeping quiet. No longer. [Read more]
17/06/2021
A suspect connected to a Philadelphia kidnapping was killed Wednesday during a confrontation with authorities Wednesday in a New Jersey home. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Chrissy Teigen is apparently looking to tap Oprah Winfrey for a Meghan Markle-style sit-down interview in hopes of salvaging her reputation amid a growing number of bullying claims made against the cookbook author, according to a new report. [Read more]