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CVS co-founder Ralph Hoagland III is dead at 86

CVS co-founder Ralph Hoagland III is dead at 86

Ralph Hoagland III, a serial entrepreneur who helped create CVS, America’s largest drug store, died Friday. He was 86. Hoagland died from complications due to posterior cortical atrophy, a dementia-related disease, CVS confirmed in a statement. “All of us at CVS were saddened to learn of the passing of the company’s co-founder, Ralph Hoagland III.…MORE

Fact check: Trump lawyers make at least three false claims during impeachment arguments

Fact check: Trump lawyers make at least three false claims during impeachment arguments

President Donald Trump’s legal team made at least three false claims during Senate impeachment proceedings on Tuesday, plus two more claims we’ll call misleading. We’re still going through the transcript of the proceedings and will add to this list as necessary. The closed-door hearings Arguing that the House’s impeachment inquiry was unfair to Trump, White…MORE

How the impeachment trial could reshape the fight for the Senate majority

How the impeachment trial could reshape the fight for the Senate majority

Everyone knows that how the Senate’s impeachment trial plays out will have an effect on President Donald Trump’s reelection bid this November — and, maybe, on who Democrats nominate to take him on. What’s less known, or at least covered, are the ways in which the ongoing impeachment trial could dramatically effect Democrats’ effort to…MORE

Senate impeachment trial: Opening arguments begin

Senate impeachment trial: Opening arguments begin

House impeachment managers began making their case for removing President Donald Trump from office on Wednesday following a marathon opening session in the Senate’s impeachment trial to approve its rules. On Tuesday and into the early morning hours Wednesday, Republicans repeatedly rejected motions to subpoena witnesses and documents related to the President’s Ukraine scandal. Now…MORE

6 takeaways from CNN’s latest national poll on 2020

6 takeaways from CNN’s latest national poll on 2020

The latest CNN/SSRS national poll testing the Democratic primary and the general election is out, and it’s a barnburner of a poll. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders rose to his highest level ever in CNN Democratic primary polling and is in a top tier with former Vice President Joe Biden. President Donald Trump is in trouble…MORE

Olympic qualifying events canceled and moved due to deadly Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

Olympic qualifying events canceled and moved due to deadly Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing qualifying tournament for the Asian and Oceanian region has been canceled due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed in a statement Wednesday. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) also announced that the Olympic qualifying for women’s football has been moved from from Wuhan to Nanjing. It…MORE

GOP senator says he’s ‘absolutely’ open to having witnesses in impeachment trial

GOP senator says he’s ‘absolutely’ open to having witnesses in impeachment trial

Republican Sen. Rick Scott of Florida said Wednesday that he is “absolutely” open to having witnesses testify in President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, a position that’s at odds with many of his GOP colleagues who’ve pushed against having additional witnesses. “I think it’s very important to have a fair trial. I think that’s what…MORE

Why John Roberts admonished the impeachment legal teams at 1 a.m.

Why John Roberts admonished the impeachment legal teams at 1 a.m.

John Roberts had been in the chair, presiding over the Senate impeachment trial for nearly 12 hours when he had had enough. He suddenly asserted his presence and made clear his rigorous sense of decorum. Roberts told President Donald Trump’s lawyers and the Democratic lawmakers representing the US House to stop being so petty. But…MORE

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