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  1. A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand’s North Island early Monday but failed to crack Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s trademark composure as she conducted a live television interview. The quake struck just off the...
  2. Dave Burrier steered his tractor through a field, following a GPS map as he tried to plant as much corn as possible amid the yellow and green rye covering the ground. Striving to get a massive yield out of his crops in rural Maryland is how Burrier...
  3. President Donald Trump was blasted on Sunday for playing golf during the coronavirus pandemic, a dramatic economic recession and after proclaiming churches “essential.” Instead of joining his voters sitting in the pews, Trump went for...
  4. President Donald Trump proclaimed that he would make a deal with a company that could sterilize masks about 20 times. The company he was so captured by had appeared on Steve Bannon’s podcast and NBC political analyst Jon Allen explained that...
  5. President Donald Trump is already making excuses for his loss in November, said Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist in an interview with MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt. Speaking to her Sunday, Gilchrist said that he thinks all of this is a set-up....
  6. In an interview over the weekend, President Donald Trump attacked former Vice President Joe Biden as being so mentally absent that he can’t even think. It was an attack that Democratic strategist James Carville didn’t think would work...
  7. MSNBC host Kasie Hunt lambasted President Donald Trump at the top of her Sunday show. She showed the cover of the New York Times, which listed just 1 percent of the nearly 100,000 dead Americans who succumbed to the coronavirus in the past five...
  8. Speaking to MSNBC on Sunday evening, Axios reporter Jonathan Swan said that President Donald Trump’s team thinks that Americans can’t sustain their fear of the coronavirus all the way until election day. So, while Trump’s...
  9. Florida passed a ballot initiative allowing all former felons the access to vote after they served their time. In a panic, Republicans worked to find ways to restrict it, passing a law that mandated felons pay their court debts before they are...
  10. China said Sunday that its relations with the United States were “on the brink of a new Cold War”, fuelled partly by tensions over the coronavirus pandemic that has killed nearly 350,000 people worldwide and pitched the global economy...
  11. President Donald Trump hit the links on Sunday after missing his traditional spring golfing weekends as the coronavirus crisis raged across the country. While the US is about to turn over 100,000 deaths from the virus, Trump took action to bar...
  12. Right-wing activists protesting at the Kentucky state capitol ended their event with the effigy of the governor hanging from a noose in a tree. According to Courier-Journal photographer Matt Stone, it was part of the “Patriot Day and 2nd...
  13. Axios reported Sunday that in addition to achieving Middle East Peace, managing the opioid crisis and solving the coronavirus pandemic, Kushner is now working on the Republican Party Platform. Kushner may be the son-in-law to President Donald...
  14. Conservative Washington Post columnist Max Boot recalled that infamous moment in 2016 in which then-candidate Donald Trump sneered at Hillary Clinton and said, “No puppet! No puppet! You’re the puppet!” That philosophy seems to be...
  15. A CNN reporter faced intolerance over her face mask and ethnicity at beaches in the South over the weekend. CNN’s Natasha Chen said that she was interviewing the mayor of Tybee Island on Saturday when she was jeered for wearing a face...
  16. President Donald Trump proclaimed that all houses of worship were “essential” and must open whether they wanted to or not. While Americans had a choice of whether to attend services at their church, Trump maintained that...
  17. In an interview with the Daily Beast, a black voter who cast his vote for Barack Obama twice to be president admitted that he voted for Donald Trump in 2016 and would have no problem voting for him again despite the fact that he knows the president...
  18. President Donald Trump signed an executive order that proclaimed that all churches were required to open as essential businesses, whether they wanted to or not. It prompted one priest to explain that he’s been working the whole time in ways...
  19. According to a report in the New York Times, Democratic strategists and Never-Trumper conservatives fear Donald Trump will refuse to leave office should he lose in November and are making plans and figuring out their legal options should such an...
  20. Appearing on Fox News Sunday, the editor of the conservative Dispatch slammed White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany for her no-holds-barred defense of Donald Trump, calling her behavior “indefensible and grotesque.” Speaking with...
  21. According to a report from the Columbus Dispatch, GOP lawmakers in Ohio are engaging in battle with each other over restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, with one state representative boasting about his size in an implied physical...
  22. A few years ago, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosted a debate at the Hayden Planetarium in New York on what he called the “50/50 proposition” that the universe we perceive is a computer simulation created by an outside...
  23. White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett on Sunday said that workers — who he referred to as “human capital stock” — are “ready to get back to work” during the coronavirus pandemic. In an interview on CNN, host...
  24. According to a report from the Daily Beast, Democrats behind the scenes are praising House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for her ability to drive Donald Trump into uncontrollable rages while at the same time appearing to be above the fray. Days after...
  25. Comments made by White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany in 2017 came back to haunt her over the Memorial Day weekend as President Donald Trump played golf despite the on going coronavirus pandemic. As Trump visited one of his golf courses for...
  26. A Fox News segment on Sunday refuted President Donald Trump’s claim that mail-in voting is a “scam” that gives an advantage to Democrats. “The United States cannot have all Mail In Ballots,” Trump wrote in a tweet on...
  27. Appearing on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” on Sunday morning political consultant Jimmy Williams claimed that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has draped himself around Donald Trump after once despising him because he is desperate to hang onto his...
  28. White House National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien claimed this week that President Donald Trump works up to 18 hours a day while taking hydroxychloroquine. During an interview on CBS, host Margaret Brennan asked O’Brien if Trump had...
  29. “My heart sank as he floundered his way through his responses, fumbling with his notes, uncharacteristically lost for words. He looked tired and bewildered,” Ron Reagan, the son of President Ronald Reagan, wrote of his father’s...
  30. The husband of the woman who leads the Reopen NC movement says people should be willing to kill, if necessary, to resist the “New World Order” and emergency orders imposed by state government to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Adam Smith posted a...