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'See you in court': ACLU files nearly 400 cases…

As of this week, the American Civil Liberties Union has filed nearly 400 lawsuits and other legal actions against President Donald Trump's administration

28,000-year-old cave lion found in permafrost

Meet 28,000-year-old cave lion #science

Pence Publicly Swipes at John Roberts

Mike Pence called out Chief Justice John Roberts by name in a TV interview set to air Thursday, and it wasn't to compliment him. "We have great respect for the institution of the Supreme Court of the United States but Chief Justice Roberts has been a disappointment to conservatives," Pence...

On This Day: 6 August 1999

A remake of "The Thomas Crown Affair" - starring Pierce Bronan and Rene Russo - was released in the U.S.. (Aug. 6)

Jurnee Smollett Speaks Out On Brother Jussie's…

More than a year ago, former 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett was accused of lying to police about being the victim of a racist and anti-LGBTQ hate crime. Smollett was initially charged with 16 felony counts of disorderly conduct, which eventually got whittled down to a six-count indictment. Though the actor has maintained his innocence, he’s kept a low profile for most of 2020. Now, HuffPost reports his younger sister is speaking out. HuffPost reports 'True Blood' star Jurnee Smollett is standing by her sibling all the way, and says she believes him wholeheartedly. Jurnee says her brother's ongoing legal battle has been personally traumatizing. To watch someone who you love that much go through something like this, that is so public, has been devastating. Jurnee Smollett Interview with The Hollywood Reporter

1.2 million seek jobless aid after $600 federal…

Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as a critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired

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Joe Biden to Accept Democratic Presidential…

Joe Biden to Accept Democratic Presidential Nomination in Delaware. The Democratic National Convention (DNC) had previously scheduled the former vice president to be in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to the DNC Committee, the change is due to COVID-19. From the very beginning of this pandemic, we put the health and safety of the American people first. We followed the science, listened to doctors and public health experts, and we continued making adjustments to our plans in order to protect lives, DNC Chair Tom Perez, via statement. That's the kind of steady and responsible leadership America deserves. And that's the leadership Joe Biden will bring to the White House, DNC Chair Tom Perez, via statement. Sources tell CNN that the DNC Committee and Biden campaign decided that speakers should avoid Milwaukee as well. The fear of community spread in Milwaukee, with media, production teams and party officials was just getting to be too much. We don't want to risk anyone's health for this, Democratic official, via CNN. With the new changes, it appears the Democratic National Convention will almost be completely virtual. According to CNN, the convention starts on August 17 and ends on the 20th. Sources add that once Biden chooses a vice presidential running mate, he'll give a speech at an unknown location

Widow Flames Trump, Texan Pols, Anti-Maskers In…

Recent widow Stacey Nagy is both heartbroken and fuming from having lost her husband, David, from coronavirus complications. Nagy put pen to paper in a blistering obituary in which she condemned President Donald Trump, Texan politicians, and people's refusal to wear masks. She wrote her family members feel David's death was needless and was caused by politicians more concerned with popularity than with public health In the obituary, Nagy issued a stark warning to those she felt were responsible for the loss of the love of her life. Dave did everything he was supposed to do, but you did not. Shame on all of you, and may karma find you all! Stacey Nagy Obituary for husband David Nagy CNN reports Nagy's words tore through the internet in the days after David's death.

Grief Turns to Anger in Beirut

Beirut has been devastated by a massive explosion that killed at least 137 people and left an estimated 300,000 people homeless—and angry residents say the country was broken long before the Tuesday blast. Residents blame corruption and incompetence for the fact that 2,750 tons of highly explosive...

Tracking the life of Hurricane Isaias

Isaias' track from the Caribbean to the United States was a bumpy one. We break down its life as a hurricane and give some interesting facts about the storm.

5 Things to Know for Today

Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated Press

ShowBiz Minute: Paul, AAFCA, Gomez

FBI agents serve search warrant at the California home of YouTube star Jake Paul; Viola Davis, Sterling K. Brown and LeBron James among honorees at the AAFCA TV Honors later this month; Selena Gomez is taking the heat in the kitchen with new cooking show, “Selena + Chef." (Aug. 6)

Milano Says She Had Virus But 3 Tests Missed It

Alyssa Milano says she had "basically every COVID symptom" in late March—but two swab tests and a fingerprick antibody test returned negative results. But lingering symptoms prompted her to get a blood draw antibody test four months later, which returned a positive result, she says. "I am POSITIVE for...

Germany orders tests for all travelers from 'risk…

Germany's health minister says authorities will require people arriving from countries considered high-risk to take coronavirus tests starting this weekend

Behold glowing plants

Who needs lamps when you've plants.

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Michelle Obama Suffering From 'Low-Grade…

If your mental health is suffering a bit thanks to, well, 2020, you're not alone. Michelle Obama revealed on the second episode of her podcast that she's experiencing "low-grade depression," the BBC reports. "I'm waking up in the middle of the night because I'm worrying about something or there's a...

AP Top Stories August 6 A

Here's the latest for Thursday August 6th: Trump considers executive action for eviction ban, unemployment relief; Riot declared in Portland; Washington Governor recommends many schools keep learning online; France struggles to meet COVID-19 test demand.

Google Play Music Shutting Down This December

Nintendo profit zooms as virus has homebodies…

Nintendo Co. saw its April-June profit multiply more than sixfold as people stuck at home over the pandemic turned to playing video games

How to Help Lebanon Following the Explosion in…

How to Help Lebanon , Following the Explosion in Beirut. A massive warehouse explosion in Beirut killed at least 100 people, injured thousands and displaced hundreds of thousands on Tuesday. Consider donating to these causes to help the people of Beirut. Impact Lebanon, The non-profit has already raised almost $4 million of its $5 million goal to help with disaster relief. The Lebanese Red Cross, The group provides ambulance services and will help with noncritical injuries at its first aid stations. Humanity & Inclusion, H&I has launched a campaign to help victims with rehabilitation services and post-surgical physical therapy. Live, Love, Beirut, The organization is gathering funds to disperse among local non-governmental organizations. Beit El Baraka, The group assists elderly individuals in the area with medical services and other needs

Why Credit Card Companies Are Preparing To Take A…

Business Insider reports the US economy could see a sharp drop in consumer spending in the coming months. That's because personal income for millions of Americans is about to take a serious hit. Enhanced unemployment benefits that gave millions of consumers an additional $600 weekly lapsed at the end of July. What's more, the US government appears far from passing a new stimulus package that would give consumers more funds. Such a drop in consumer income and spending could cause credit card issuers' recovery to backslide, introducing new problems regarding credit card debt. The industry could respond by reducing credit card rewards programs. However, issuers still may face a higher default rate when customers are forced to use credit cards to cover their daily living expenses.

Facebook, Twitter Remove Trump Post

One of President Trump's social media posts has been removed by both Facebook and Twitter after the social media giants declared it misinformation. The Trump campaign posted video from a Fox News interview in which Trump, while urging schools to resume in-person classes in the fall, declared that kids are...

AccuWeather's 2020 US fall forecast

Dreaming of fall? Although it may be getting closer and closer each day, it might not feel like autumn for a while.

China sentences 3rd Canadian to death on drug…

China has sentenced a third Canadian to death on drug charges amid a steep decline in relations between the two countries

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Portland police declare a riot during protests

Late Wednesday, Portland, Oregon police declared a riot and said they believe an explosive had been left outside a police precinct. Earlier, protesters rammed the building with a wooden beam and started a small fire next to it. (Aug. 6)

135 Dead in Beirut Blast, Including an American

At least one US citizen was among those killed in the devastating Beirut explosion Tuesday night, and several others were injured. The death toll so far stands at 135, with another 100 still missing and search and rescue efforts continuing, ABC News reports. Another 5,000 were wounded, and as...

Lebanon probes blast amid rising anger, calls for…

Lebanese officials targeted in the investigation of the massive blast that tore through Beirut sought to shift blame for the presence of explosives at the city’s port, and the visiting French president warned that without serious reforms the country would “continue to sink.”