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An Elite Group Of Scientists Tried To Warn Trump Against Lockdowns In March

BuzzFeed News; Getty Images; Journeyman Pictures via YouTube Stanford University scientist John Ioannidis has declared in study after study that the coronavirus is not that big of a threat, emboldening opponents of economic shutdowns — and infuriating critics who see fundamental errors in his work. But even before the epidemiologist had any of that data

Americans Mostly Support Voting By Mail

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week How do you hold an election during a pandemic? Most states are encouraging voters to cast their ballots by mail this November to avoid spreading the coronavirus, and some of them are revising their election laws to make that easier. Under normal circumstances, 34

Anthony Fauci Reveals ‘Serious Threats’ To Himself, His Family

Anthony Fauci revealed a chilling personal consequence of his prominence as the nation’s top infectious disease expert during the coronavirus pandemic. Fauci said on Thursday that he’s received “serious threats” to himself, his wife and daughters ― requiring them to have extra security ― because of his public role as director of the National Institute of

Ivanka Trump Visits National Park In The Middle Of Pandemic, And People Are Ticked

Twitter users are annoyed over Ivanka Trump’s visit to a national park amid the coronavirus pandemic for what appeared to be a photo opportunity. Critics tore into President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser after she tweeted photographs on Thursday of herself celebrating the passage of The Great American Outdoors Act at the Rocky Mountain National

Explosive UFO Report In NYT Mentions ‘Off-World Vehicles Not Made On This Earth’

The Pentagon’s secretive UFO unit is going to make some of its findings public, The New York Times reported. And one consultant to the agency has briefed Defense Department officials of some highly unusual discoveries ― including items retrieved from “off-world vehicles not made on this Earth,” the newspaper said.  The Pentagon has claimed it

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She Is Receiving Chemotherapy

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is receiving chemotherapy to treat a recurrence of cancer, the Supreme Court said Friday. Ginsburg began the treatment in May, she said in a statement released by the court. She said that it “is yielding positive results” and that she intends to remain on the court, “as long as I can

Here’s Why BLM Protesters Have Asked Journalists Not To Show Their Faces

Michael Ciaglo / Getty Images At the Occupy City Hall demonstration in New York in early July, protesters posted signs demanding that photographers receive consent from the people they took pictures of. Kim Vivar, an organizer for NYC Shut It Down, which has been putting together protests for racial justice since 2015, told BuzzFeed News,

As COVID-19 Toll Soars, Trump Brags About Bringing ‘Back’ Incandescent Light Bulbs

In another rambling, campaign-style speech, President Donald Trump boasted at a Thursday news conference about bringing “back” incandescent light bulbs — while failing again to offer a plan to stem the record-breaking wrath of COVID-19. Trump also bragged about “stopping the egregious abuse of the Clean Water Act” when he last year rolled back pollution protections

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Calls Kayleigh McEnany ‘Karen’ After Insult

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday called Kayleigh McEnany “Karen” after the White House press secretary referred to her as a “derelict mayor” at a briefing. “Hey, Karen. Watch your mouth,” Lightfoot tweeted. Hey, Karen. Watch your mouth. pic.twitter.com/zhjRyokKD5 — Mayor Lori Lightfoot (@chicagosmayor) July 16, 2020 “Karen” is a slang pejorative for a rude

Americans Increasingly Dislike How Republican Governors Are Handling The Coronavirus Outbreak

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, governors have generally received better marks for the way they’ve handled the crisis than President Trump has. However, new polling suggests that may be changing, especially for Republican governors in states where the number of coronavirus cases has spiked in