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  • nieuwMaryland to allow more businesses to reopen, citing positive virus trends
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday that he will allow additional businesses to reopen starting Friday and mentioned the possibility of moving into stage two of reopening next week if current coronavirus trends continue. "After another 14 d…
    - 13 hours ago 28 May 20, 1:34am -
  • nieuwPeter Manfredonia manhunt stretches to Maryland
    HARTFORD, Conn. — A lawyer for the family of a fugitive college student said Wednesday the 23-year-old suspect in two Connecticut slayings has no outdoor survival training and his parents are begging him to bring a peaceful end to the search that h…
    - 18 hours ago 27 May 20, 8:05pm -
  • nieuwD.C. to enter phase one of reopening Friday
    D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed Wednesday an executive order that moves the District into phase one of reopening, after the city reached its 14th day of declined community transmission of the coronavirus. "We have a shared responsibility to stop the…
    - 20 hours ago 27 May 20, 6:08pm -
  • nieuwD.C. to reopen golf courses, tennis courts Friday
    Golf courses, tennis courts and tracks in the District will be allowed to open Friday as part of its first phase of reopening. All 50 states have reopened their golf courses after shutting them down due to the coronavirus pandemic, making the Distric…
    - 21 hours ago 27 May 20, 5:08pm -
  • John Wall wants to help Ward 8 with rent relief: 'We haven't forgotten about you'
    As John Wall continues rehabbing his ruptured Achilles tendon, he's gotten into the habit of cycling around the District. He often winds up in Ward 8, where the Washington Wizards' practice facility is located. Wall said he "gets a lot of love" from…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 7:44pm -
  • Ralph Northam to require Virginians to wear masks starting Friday
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced that, starting Friday, Virginians will be required to start wearing face coverings inside public places to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The Democratic governor also said that Northern Virginia, Accomack Co…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 6:51pm -
  • Donald Trump doubles up with Maryland, Virginia Memorial Day events
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump booked back-to-back Memorial Day appearances despite the coronavirus pandemic, at Arlington National Cemetery and at a historic fort in Baltimore. Trump recently called Baltimore a "rat and rodent infested m…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 4:39am -
  • Washington D.C., sees new coronavirus community spread peak
    The D.C. Department of Health reports a new peak in community transmission Sunday which would have been its 14th day of sustained decline in community transmission required for reopening. Because the spike in the data was minor, the District is reset…
    - 4 days ago 24 May 20, 10:20pm -
  • Coronavirus pandemic does not slow the mission of Rolling Thunder
    The roar of motorcycles on a mission continues. Even the coronavirus has not stopped Rolling Thunder's "Ride for Freedom," an annual demonstration to draw attention to veterans issues and honor prisoners of war and those missing in action. It's just…
    - 4 days ago 24 May 20, 9:54pm -
  • Tarron Richardson, Charlottesville City Manager, renews Confederate statue removal effort
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A top official in the Virginia city where a white nationalist rally erupted in violence in 2017 has called for renewing discussions about removing two Confederate statues, one of which became the focus of the rally. In an Apr…
    - 4 days ago 24 May 20, 8:51pm -

The Week

  • DOJ reportedly closes insider trading investigations into 3 senators
    Insider trading investigations into three senators have reportedly been closed by the Justice Department.The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that investigations into Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), and James Inhof…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 9:18pm -
  • NHL season will finish with 24-team playoff bracket confined to 2 'hub cities'
    The NHL has a plan for finishing its 2019-20 season — if it's ever allowed to resume play.NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Tuesday that the league would not be resuming the regular season play it suspended in early March amid the COVID-19…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 9:16pm -
  • The daily gossip: May 26, 2020
    1. Everything you've ever known is a lie, because apparently everyone has been pronouncing Steve Buscemi's name wrong for years. In a profile published Monday in GQ, the endearingly humble actor (who, by the way, has survived getting hit by a bus, ca…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 8:30pm -
  • 4 Minneapolis police officers fired after video shows 1 kneeling on neck of man who later died
    Four Minneapolis police officers have been fired after one of them kneeled on the neck of a black man who later died, Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced Tuesday.Video of the Monday incident shows a Minneapolis police officer kneel…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 8:09pm -
  • Facebook's internal research warned about polarization — but executives 'weakened or blocked' efforts to combat it
    Facebook reportedly found that its algorithms can make online polarization worse — but the company apparently didn't do much with that information.That's according to a new report in The Wall Street Journal, which quotes a 2018 presentation from…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 7:36pm -
  • Desperate for concerts? This crazy protective spacesuit might be for you.
    Although people across the country are determined to return to pre-COVID normalcy — packing beaches and parks in recent days, despite the obvious risks — it seems that concerts will remain off-limits for many months (unless you're sitting in you…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 7:22pm -
  • America's meat problems are about to get worse
    The meat industry is in for a rough road to recovery.It's been nearly a month since President Trump encouraged meat plants to either remain open or reopen, even as many of them became hotspots for coronavirus spread across the U.S. Outbreaks are co…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 6:11pm -
  • Jim Clyburn says he cringed over Biden's 'you ain't black' remark
    Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) is offering a defense of former Vice President Joe Biden following controversial remarks about black voters while admitting the comments made him cringe. Clyburn, the House majority whip who delivered a crucial endorsement…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 6:00pm -
  • J.K. Rowling's new children's book is being released for free online
    For the millions of Harry Potter fans growing increasingly restless in coronavirus quarantine, J.K. Rowling has dug into her attic and found something that might help.The author has announced that starting Tuesday, she'll be publishing her new chil…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 4:29pm -
  • Human trials begin for Novavax's coronavirus vaccine
    Biotechnology company Novavax rolled out its first human trials for its coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday.Novavax already tested its vaccine on animals in low doses and found it successful, Axios notes. So the Maryland-based company will inject 131 vo…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 4:08pm -
  • Obama administration economist predicts 'best jobs and growth numbers ever' ahead of the election
    An Obama administration economist has reportedly left Democrats concerned about President Trump's re-election prospects with his prediction about the state of the economy leading up to November.Speaking to a group of Republican and Democratic offic…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 3:01pm -
  • The week's best parenting advice: May 26, 2020
    1. It's not uncommon for kids to have a favorite parent, explains Claire Gillespie at The Week. Often the preference can be attributed to differing parenting styles: One parent is more disciplinarian than the other, so the more lax parent becomes the…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 3:00pm -
  • We've all been saying Steve Buscemi's name wrong
    Everything you've ever known is a lie, because apparently everyone has been pronouncing Steve Buscemi's name wrong for years.In a profile published Monday in GQ, the endearingly humble actor (who, by the way, has survived getting hit by a bus, car,…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 2:39pm -
  • FBI investigating death of black man in Minneapolis police custody after video shows officer kneeling on his neck
    Multiple authorities are investigating the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody after a disturbing video showed an officer kneeling on the man's neck as he protested "I can't breathe."Around 8 p.m. Monday, police were called to a repo…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 2:20pm -
  • Critics surprisingly call new Steve Carell Netflix show Space Force 'startlingly unfunny'
    Houston, we have a problem.Netflix's highly-anticipated new comedy Space Force, which stars Steve Carell and comes from The Office creator Greg Daniels, is being hit with unexpectedly brutal reviews from critics ahead of its streaming debut.The se…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 1:53pm -
  • Trump shares disturbing meme of Biden's campaign in a coffin
    President Trump has given the Biden campaign a death sentence — literally.On Tuesday, Trump shared a video declaring former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign effectively over for declaring that black voters who can't decide between him and Trum…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 1:32pm -
  • Widower of late Joe Scarborough staffer says Trump has 'perverted' her memory
    President Trump continues to baselessly accuse MSNBC host Joe Scarborough of murdering a staffer — and the staffer's widower wants Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to step in.Trump has recently revived a conspiracy theory suggesting without evidence that…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 12:21pm -
  • New COVID-19 test aims to use CRISPR gene-editing technology for home diagnostic tool
    GlaxoSmithKline's consumer division is teaming up with California gene-editing startup Mammoth Biosciences to develop a rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test that could eventually be used at home, Mammoth said last week. The test would use Mammoth's CRISPR…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 11:30am -
  • The daily business briefing: May 26, 2020
    1. U.S. biotechnology company Novavax said Monday it was starting human trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine in Australia. "Administering our vaccine in the first participants of this clinical trial is a significant achievement, bringing us one…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 11:09am -
  • 10 things you need to know today: May 26, 2020
    1. President Trump honored members of the armed forces who "are on the front lines of our war against this terrible virus" as he made a Memorial Day visit to Arlington National Cemetery and a historic Baltimore fort. "As one nation, we mourn alongsid…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 10:46am -
  • What's safe to do in the summer of coronavirus?
    Memorial Day is always kind of an odd holiday to mark the unofficial start of summer, and that was especially true this year. Some people sheltered at home and others crowded in pools, while the nation collectively mourned the nearly 100,000 America…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 10:22am -
  • Trump says it's safe to reopen schools. I don't believe him.
    President Trump wants my kid to go back to school. I am not ready to shoulder the risks of that decision.Now that Memorial Day has passed, the school year is over — or nearly so — for most of the country. But the president is eager to reopen th…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 9:50am -
  • The coronavirus might cause inflation — and that's a good thing
    Last week saw yet more grueling unemployment news. Since the coronavirus outbreak began ravaging the U.S., there have been 38.6 million unemployment filings, and 27.3 million people are now collecting benefits. Congress drastically expanded unemploy…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 9:45am -
  • Trump keeps falsely accusing Joe Scarborough of murder, and it's long past weird
    A 28-year-old staffer in a local Florida congressional office of Joe Scarborough, then a Republican congressman, died at work in 2001, fatally hitting her head on a desk after fainting due to an undiagnosed "floppy" heart valve, the medical examiner…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 8:15am -
  • Brazil's Bolsonaro accepts little blame for his country's COVID-19 disaster, but he wears a face mask
    Brazil now has the world's second-largest outbreak of COVID-19, with 375,000 confirmed cases, putting it a distant No. 2 to the U.S. and its 1.66 million cases. "President Jair Bolsonaro is deflecting all responsibility for the coronavirus crisis, c…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 6:35am -
  • University of Oklahoma graduates receive a tribute in chalk from faculty
    With the help of a few colleagues and a lot of chalk, Kim Gaddie was able to honor the University of Oklahoma's Class of 2020.Together, the crew wrote the names of every graduating senior in the spot where they would have lined up for commencement.…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 6:03am -
  • Kentucky governor hung in effigy during gun rights rally
    Protesters hung Gov. Andy Beshear (D) in effigy at the state capitol on Sunday, an act that one lawmaker called "sickening."Local media reports that about 100 people attended a gun rights rally at the capitol that also turned into a protest against…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 5:11am -
  • Trump denies wanting to move the Republican National Convention to his Doral resort, citing ballroom size
    President Trump said in a series of tweets Monday morning that unless North Carolina can immediately "guarantee" that the Republican Party can hold its convention in Charlotte in late August with "full attendance" in a "fully occupied" Spectrum Cent…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 4:45am -
  • Army sergeant has sweet reunion with his military dog after 2 years apart
    Deployed to missions in Iraq, Sicily, Jerusalem, and New York with his military dog Iskra, Army Sgt. Jake Ferkin was able to "see the world with his best friend."Now, they will be able to spend Iskra's retirement together, too.Iskra, a 10-year-old…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 3:55am -
  • California releases new coronavirus guidelines for religious services, limiting number of worshipers
    Once local officials in California give the all clear to resume religious services in their counties, houses of worship must follow strict guidelines, including limiting attendance to 25 percent of a building's capacity.The guidelines for reopening…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 20, 3:07am -
  • Senior adviser to British PM won't apologize for traveling during coronavirus lockdown
    Dominic Cummings, a senior adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is rebuffing calls for his resignation and refusing to apologize for traveling with his family in March and April amid the country's mandatory coronavirus lockdown.During a…
    - 3 days ago 26 May 20, 1:28am -
  • Attorneys: DOJ investigating Ahmaud Arbery killing as a possible hate crime
    Attorneys for the family of Ahmaud Arbery said Monday that the Justice Department will investigate Arbery's shooting death as a potential hate crime.Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, was shot and killed on Feb. 23 while jogging through a neighborhoo…
    - 3 days ago 26 May 20, 12:25am -
  • Trump insults Marine veteran Rep. Conor Lamb, calls him an 'American fraud'
    President Trump spent part of Memorial Day taking shots at Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Penn.), calling him an "American fraud," misrepresenting his voting record, and spelling his name wrong, all in one tweet.Lamb, a Marine Corps veteran, represents Pennsyl…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 11:28pm -
  • Virgin Orbit's inaugural rocket launch fails
    Virgin Orbit, the company founded by Richard Branson with the aim of launching smaller satellites, tried unsuccessfully on Monday to launch a rocket off the coast of Southern California.It was the company's first test launch of a new rocket, which…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 10:40pm -
  • WHO temporarily pauses hydroxychloroquine study, citing safety concerns
    The World Health Organization is temporarily halting a study on hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine as potential COVID-19 treatments due to safety concerns.WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the decision on Monday, after a stu…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 5:48pm -
  • Joe Biden wears mask in 1st public appearance since March
    Biden is back.Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday made his first public appearance since mid-March as he visited a veterans memorial in Delaware, notably clad in a mask. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee laid a wreath in honor o…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 4:34pm -
  • Trump administration promises 100 million coronavirus testing swabs by the end of 2020
    The Trump administration sent Congress a national coronavirus testing strategy in time to meet a Sunday deadline, The Washington Post reports, citing a copy of the 80-page "COVID-19 Strategic Testing Plan" it obtained.The report delivered to Congre…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 2:57pm -
  • Judge finds Florida 'pay-to-vote' system for felons unconstitutional
    A federal judge has ruled that a Florida law requiring felons to pay all court fines and fees before they can register to vote was unconstitutional.Judge Robert Hinkle of the United States District Court in Tallahassee wrote that the restrictions a…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 2:29pm -
  • Trump threatens to move RNC out of North Carolina over coronavirus restrictions
    President Trump in a series of tweets Monday morning threatened to pull the 2020 Republican National Convention out of North Carolina.Trump tweeted that North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) is "still in shutdown mood" and said he would be forced to m…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 2:12pm -
  • Official: U.S. might sanction China over Hong Kong security law
    The U.S. is likely to impose sanctions against China if it enacts a new national security law that would erode Hong Kong's autonomy, White House National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien said Sunday.The legislation, announced last week during China'…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 1:22pm -
  • 10 things you need to know today: May 25, 2020
    1. President Trump on Sunday said the United States would deny entry by foreigners traveling from Brazil, after a surge in coronavirus cases made the South American nation one of the world's hotspots. Brazil now has more than 22,000 deaths and 347,00…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 12:50pm -
  • Trump blocks travel from Brazil after coronavirus cases surge
    President Trump on Sunday said the United States would suspend travel from Brazil, after a surge in coronavirus cases made the South American nation one of the world's hotspots.Brazil now has more than 22,000 deaths and 347,000 confirmed cases, the…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 12:31pm -
  • The best garden and lawn problem solvers
    1. Sharpal All-in-1 Sharpener ($20) Sharpal's versatile sharpener "just might be one of the most indispensable tools you can have," per Cool Things. Its three slots can put an edge on most bladed tools, including loppers, hedge shears, hoes, spade…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 10:55am -
  • How social conservatives traded causes for clichés
    In 1992, after failing to unseat the incumbent George H.W. Bush from the top of the GOP ticket, Pat Buchanan delivered one of the most memorable speeches in modern American history at the Republican National Convention in Houston. The "Culture War"…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 10:55am -
  • Sony unveils image sensor with integrated AI
    Each week, we spotlight a cool innovation recommended by some of the industry's top tech writers. This week's pick is AI for cameras.Sony unveiled the first image sensor with integrated AI to "make cameras smarter," said James Vincent at The Verge.…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 10:40am -
  • 6 peaceful homes on Maine's islands
    Bremen Long Island. Aspinwall, the 1917 vacation home of New York businessman John ­Aspinwall, overlooks Flying Passage and ­Muscongus Bay. The four-bedroom house has a great room with stone fireplace and exposed oak trusses, a sunroom, and a mas…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 10:15am -
  • Lydia Millet's 6 favorite books about appreciating living creatures
    Lydia Millet's new novel, A Children's Bible, is a modern Noah's Ark fable in which adolescents take the lead when climate disaster strikes. Below, the award-winning author recommends nonfiction that deepens appreciation for other living creatures.…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 10:00am -
  • Why is my kid such a liar?
    Most parents are horrified the first time they catch their kid out in a lie. We think that, generally, decent people — the type of people we want our children to become — don't lie. Just how worried should you be if your little one has started f…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 20, 9:55am -
  • National security adviser predicts 'terrible brain drain' in Hong Kong if China strips autonomy
    After the coronavirus pandemic slowed the momentum of anti-government, pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, the protest movement picked up steam again Sunday after Beijing signaled it would directly impose national security laws on the city. N…
    - 4 days ago 24 May 20, 4:54pm -
  • Former FDA commissioner expects people can 'enjoy some semblance' of normal life in summer months
    Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Sunday that the coronavirus outbreak hasn't been "contained yet," but he did tell CBS's Margaret Brennan that he believes there will be a "seasonal effect" that may allow Americans…
    - 4 days ago 24 May 20, 4:15pm -

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