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How 2 Trump-loving governors are struggling amid the coronavirus crisis

On Wednesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp issued a shelter-in-place order for his state. Asked why he had made the decision, Kemp said this (bolding mine): “Finding out that this virus is now transmitting before people see signs, so what we’ve been telling people from directives from the CDC for weeks now that if you start…MORE

‘Slay the Dragon’ connects the dots on the political battle over gerrymandering

‘Slay the Dragon’ connects the dots on the political battle over gerrymandering

“Slay the Dragon” does an extraordinarily good job of taking a complex issue and connecting the dots, which seems particularly appropriate for a documentary about gerrymandering. Well timed to the current election season — especially after voting issues that beset recent primaries — it’s an overtly partisan film that admirably illustrates how an arcane term…MORE

FDA authorizes first coronavirus antibody test

FDA authorizes first coronavirus antibody test

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued its first emergency use authorization for a coronavirus test that looks for antibodies in the blood. That type of test, called a serology test, would be able to identify past coronavirus infections, although it may be less effective at identifying recent ones. The authorized test, from a…MORE

‘Complete waste of time.’ UK media slam government coronavirus briefings

‘Complete waste of time.’ UK media slam government coronavirus briefings

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government can typically find a safe space in the digital and print editions of many of the most popular British newspapers. But some of the UK government’s biggest cheerleaders are now tearing into it over its response to the coronavirus pandemic, slamming confusing and conflicting messaging from senior members of Johnson’s…MORE

Professional CrossFit unites in common cause during the coronavirus pandemic

Professional CrossFit unites in common cause during the coronavirus pandemic

As the sport of professional CrossFit sits in limbo, unsure as to whether their annual world championships, the CrossFit Games scheduled for late July, will even take place, many of the sport’s biggest stars are coming together, albeit digitally, for a greater cause. The coronavirus pandemic has forced the vast majority of CrossFit gyms to…MORE

Latest Kobe Bryant book release announced by his wife

Vanessa Bryant has announced a new book created by her late husband. Kobe Bryant, who died along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others in a helicopter crash in January in Calabasas, California, had conceived a young adult fantasy series. His wife recently announced on her verified Instagram account that the second book,…MORE



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