Jerry Jeff Walker, singer and songwriter, dies at 78

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Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song “Mr. Bojangles,” has died at age 78. Walker died Friday of cancer, family spokesman John T. Davis told the Associated Press. “He had battled throat cancer for many years, and some other health issues,” Davis said […]

U.S. Navy training plane crashes in Alabama, killing 2

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A U.S. Navy training plane that took off from Florida crashed Friday in an Alabama residential neighborhood near the Gulf Coast, killing both people in the plane, authorities said. No injuries were reported on the ground. Zach Harrell, a spokesperson for Commander, Naval Air Forces, said both people in the […]

Poland’s president tests positive for COVID-19

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Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus and has gone into quarantine, the president’s spokesman announced Saturday. Duda, 48, is feeling “fine” and was tested on Friday, according to spokesman Blazej Spychalski, who will also go into isolation.  Duda updated the nation in a Twitter video on Saturday, saying […]

US in upward trajectory of new COVID-19 cases: HHS memo

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Only nine jurisdictions are improving. Just five jurisdictions are at a plateau. October 24, 2020, 3:32 PM • 6 min read Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email this article Forty-two states and territories are in an upward trajectory of new COVID-19 cases, while only nine jurisdictions are improving, according […]

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner threaten lawsuit over COVID billboards

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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are demanding that an anti-Trump group removes billboards in Manhattan’s Times Square that feature their images alongside criticism of the White House’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to The Lincoln Project. The group of longtime Republican strategists, who prominently oppose the re-election of President […]

Leading the #MeToo movement in Congress

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After Sen. Al Franken was accused of sexual misconduct in November, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand made waves by calling for her fellow Democrat’s resignation. On Sunday’s 60 Minutes, the New York senator explains to Sharyn Alfonsi why she spoke out against a friend and colleague. “Where’s my moral compass if I […]