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Heated disagreement breaks out in Situation Room over hydroxychloroquine

There was a heated disagreement in the Situation Room this weekend over the efficacy of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine — but multiple sources say it was mostly one-sided, as President Donald Trump’s top trade adviser Peter Navarro feuded with other officials over the drug’s unproven effectiveness to treat coronavirus. The debate is not a new…MORE

Former intelligence community watchdog addresses recent firing

The former intelligence community inspector general, who informed Congress of the whistleblower complaint that led to President Donald Trump’s impeachment, said Sunday that he believes Trump fired him for doing his job. Michael Atkinson said in a statement that he was “disappointed and saddened” by Trump’s decision to oust him on Friday, with the President…MORE

Trump doubles down on unproven drugs to treat and prevent coronavirus

Trump doubles down on unproven drugs to treat and prevent coronavirus

President Donald Trump on Sunday again doubled down on an unproven therapy for the novel coronavirus: hydroxychloroquine. Without citing evidence, he said it’s a “great” and “powerful” anti-malaria drug “and there are signs that it works on this, some very strong signs.” For people without heart problems, Trump recommended combining hydroxychloroquine with azithromycin, a common…MORE

Fauci said he tested negative for coronavirus Saturday

Fauci said he tested negative for coronavirus Saturday

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said he tested negative for coronavirus Saturday when asked why he wasn’t wearing a face mask as the pandemic spreads across the nation. “There are a couple of reasons. One of them is part of the, in fact the major reason to wear a face mask is to protect…MORE

Trump administration restricts new air travel for cruise ship passengers

Trump administration restricts new air travel for cruise ship passengers

The Department of Homeland Security and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are now restricting cruise ship passengers and crew arriving in the US from boarding domestic commercial flights. The restrictions will apply even to people not showing symptoms and also would require 14-day quarantines for cruise passengers and crew. CNN reported on the restrictions…MORE

Can Donald Trump wait out the coronavirus?

With just 212 days until the November election, 2020 is in full swing — even in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. Every Sunday, I outline the top storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they’re ranked, so the No. 1 story is the most important of…MORE

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ADOPT KELLY McCOY!

ADOPT KELLY McCOY!

Our own Kelly McCoy is up for adoption to help benefit the Humane Educational Society!

4:20 Flashback: 747

4:20 Flashback: 747

This bands personal Boeing 747 was badly damaged after colliding with a tow truck while grounded at Santiago, Chile, 2016.