August 10, 2020 Archive August 2020

America’s obesity epidemic threatens the effectiveness of any COVID vaccine

Trump allies now fear that their promotion of Kanye West's 2020 bid could backfire: report

Trump blasted for naming "war criminal" and Iran-Contra convict Elliott Abrams as Iran envoy

From café au lait to cocktails, David Lebovitz offers a master class in French drinking culture

Watchdog reports evidence the State Dept. IG may have been fired in a cover-up for Trump’s friend

Fauci remains unfazed as scientists rely on unproven methods to create COVID vaccines

Trump’s long history of racism laid bare in damning "Morning Joe" supercut video

Greed wins as labor loses leverage: A lesson from Depression history echoes in D.C. today

Bill Barr and Donald Trump are trying to torch the "Ancient Constitution" that governed kings

How a peace conference’s failures a century ago set the stage for today’s anti-racist uprisings

The Pentagon confronts the pandemic

Art of the tantrum: Trump's bewildering, doomed attempt to play savior

White House asked South Dakota governor about adding Trump’s face to Mount Rushmore: report

"Such a shock to me": "Fox & Friends" host tells doctor she's surprised so many kids get coronavirus

Trump asks New York judge to block grand jury from seeing his tax filings

Jared Kushner and Chris Christie are helping Trump prepare for his debates with Biden: report

Here we go again: Trump's BS executive orders sucker the media on coronavirus relief

US Postal Service officials push proposal to nearly triple cost of sending mail-in ballots: report

Eric Trump tells supporters to "mail in your ballot" amid dad's continued attacks on mail-in voting

From mansplainers to sexual assaulters, Kate Manne explains how society empowers men to harm women

More than 97,000 US children tested positive for coronavirus in the last two weeks of July

The incredible saga of Baltimore's worst gang: an elite police squad gone bad

Self-published zines are back as artists respond to our reality in quarantine

Aides walk back Trump’s vow to "permanently" cut Social Security tax if he’s re-elected

Therapy app Talkspace allegedly data-mined patients' private conversations with therapists

Scientists issue a forecast for Jupiter: Lightning with a chance of mushballs

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson expresses "hope" that pandemic stimulus talks fail: "It’s very good news"