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Pelosi Is Trying To Overshadow Trump’s Press Conferences

As President Donald Trump beams into American homes with his daily coronavirus briefings, Speaker Nancy Pelosi has decided the best way to counter him is to be everywhere — even if that means doing so from her San Francisco kitchen. Almost daily, Pelosi pops up on one network or another — even cycling through the late-night talk show junket — ...

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Trump signs executive order to support moon mining, tap asteroid resources

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on April 6 to establishing U.S. policy on the exploitation of off-Earth resources. That policy stresses that the current regulatory regime — notably, the 1967 Outer Space Treaty — allows the use of such resources. This view has long held sway in U.S. government circles. For example, the United States, like the other ...

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Yale Students are using Coronavirus as an Excuse

Yalies will protest anything — now they want all students to get a “Universal Pass” rather than grades in the wake of COVID-19. Leave it to Yale students to make a crisis about themselves. While worldwide death tolls from the coronavirus grow exponentially every day, these privileged Ivy Leaguers are putting their (supposedly) considerable brainpower into getting out of homework. ...

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Ozark Isn’t Actually Filmed in the Ozarks

As its name might suggest, the Netflix series Ozark is set in the Ozarks. While the pilot episode of the show takes place in Chicago, married couple Marty and Wendy Byrde (played by Jason Bateman and Laura Linney, respectively) arrive in the Ozarks with their two kids in episode two. Also called the Ozark Plateau or the Ozark Mountains, the ...

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Bored At Home? Why Not Pamper Yourself?

Hope you and yours are doing well and staying healthy during this trying time. That said, we wanted to send you something to lighten the mood a little. If you’re holed up at home — and starting to get a little cabin fever — what better time for a SPA DAY? 🙂 So we’ve put together a few easy DIYs ...

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Mitch McConnell Just Had His Best Fundraising Quarter Ever

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell flexed his fundraising strength in the midst of a global pandemic, raising nearly $7.5 million in the first three months of 2020, his campaign said Tuesday. The first-quarter haul was the Kentucky Republican’s best three-month fundraising performance since entering the Senate in the mid-1980s. “Kentuckians know that at a time of great consequence, there is ...

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A Tiger Has Coronavirus. Should You Worry About Your Pets?

Nadia is a four-year-old Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo. Last week, she started exhibiting one of the key symptoms of the novel coronavirus: a dry cough. And it wasn’t just Nadia — her sister Azul, two Amur tigers, and three African lions were all experiencing the same thing. So the zoo got permission from local and state health departments ...

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How Not to Tank Your Relationship in Quarantine

Instead of striving to be a perfect partner, concentrate on avoiding elementary mistakes. Studies have shown that people get relatively little credit for delivering more than they had promised, but they pay a stiff price for doing less. Before you make a commitment, beware what psychologists call the “planning fallacy,” our tendency to underestimate how long a project will take. ...

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Biden is Losing Momentum During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Former Vice President Joe Biden is struggling to keep media focus on his campaign even as President Trump holds the spotlight with his daily coronavirus task force updates. Biden’s campaign has morphed into an all-digital operation focusing on the pandemic in recent weeks, with the rollout of a newsletter, podcast, roundtables and briefings. The former vice president has kept up ...

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