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Steve July 8, 2020

The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would allow it to deny asylum to immigrants who are deemed a public health risk. The soon-to-be published rule would let the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice to block immigrants from seeking asylum in the U.S. based on “potential international threats from the […]

Steve July 8, 2020

This article was produced in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive ProPublica’s biggest stories as soon as they’re published. HOUSTON — When Karen Salazar stopped by to check on her mother on the evening of June 22, she found her in worse shape than she expected. […]

Steve July 8, 2020

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic prompted Ivy League schools to cancel all of their upcoming fall sports seasons on Wednesday, suggesting that other major intercollegiate bodies could follow suit. Student-athletes who normally play football, field hockey, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball will not take the field or court for […]

Steve July 8, 2020

What are the best sports bras? Remember, there isn’t a single bra on the market that works well for all wearers. “The vast array of body types and running gaits means that even ‘5 star’ sports bras have customers who won’t rate it highly because it won’t fit their particular body well,” says Tempesta. When […]

Steve July 8, 2020

U.S. President Tweety McTreason takes a phone call (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Rasmussen Reports usually gives the president significantly higher approval numbers than other pollsters Brad Reed July 8, 2020 6:58PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Raw Story Whenever President Tweety McTreason has been down in the polls, he has regularly touted numbers published by […]

Steve July 8, 2020

by Sam Manzella 19h ago Gay geeks, get ready to meet your new queen. Leslye Headland of Russian Doll fame will serve as a writer, executive producer, and showrunner on a forthcoming Star Wars series on Disney+, making her the first openly LGBTQ person—and the second woman—to call the shots on a live-action project in […]

Steve July 8, 2020

by Sam Manzella 23h ago A human rights expert has called upon the United Nations to issue a global ban on so-called “conversion therapy.” Victor Madrigal-Borloz, a Costa Rican lawyer and the UN’s independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity, denounced the long-debunked practice before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, this […]

Steve July 8, 2020

(CNN)The gains the people of Louisiana made against Covid-19 in June have been wiped out over the past three weeks, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday. “We have a statewide pandemic. It’s no longer one or two regions,” Edwards told reporters in Baton Rouge. Edwards’ announcement comes as the United States passed 3 million coronavirus […]

Steve July 8, 2020

The Supreme Court has affirmed the rights of certain employers to deny contraceptive coverage in their health plans in a case involving a private Catholic health service challenging a long-fought-over provision of the Affordable Care Act. This front in that battle concerned the Trump administration’s rules granting employers, schools, and other entities who must offer […]

Steve July 8, 2020

In what has become an increasingly familiar pattern, the Trump administration set off a wave of confusion, anguish, and uncertainty on Monday as Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced changes to international student programs that would force those whose institutions adopt an online-only model to either transfer schools or leave the country. In the days since, […]

Steve July 8, 2020

3 hr 47 min ago States with surges should return to “phase one” guidelines, Birx says From CNN’s Kevin Liptak People living in states with coronavirus surges should return to the White House’s original “phase one” recommendations on gatherings, Dr. Deborah Birx said on Wednesday. Citing guidelines like wearing face masks and avoiding bars and […]