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Donald Trump’s administration might have just had its ‘Mission Accomplished’ moment

Donald Trump’s administration might have just had its ‘Mission Accomplished’ moment

Donald Trump’s administration might have just had its “Mission Accomplished” moment. It began in India before the stock market opened Tuesday after a 1,032-point loss in the Dow. The president projected optimism as global markets reeled over coronavirus risks. “I see the futures are up today, up substantially,” President Trump said. “That’s a very serious…MORE

‘Love Is Blind’ spoiler: Did Barnett and Amber give something away?

‘Love Is Blind’ spoiler: Did Barnett and Amber give something away?

Netflix has a hit with their new dating series “Love Is Blind,” but did two of the contestants spoil one of the storylines? The show revolves a group of people who decide whether they are going to get engaged sight unseen. That’s right — they fall in love talking with a wall between them. One…MORE

The government had a model for handling Ebola. Trump has ditched it

The government had a model for handling Ebola. Trump has ditched it

Never interested in government details, President Donald Trump now wants to purge officials of dubious loyalty. Wall Street is reminding Americans a weakened executive branch carries risks. The two-day plunge in financial markets reflects growing alarm over the threat coronavirus poses to the economy. Containing that threat depends in large part on the skillfulness of…MORE

South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn endorses Joe Biden ahead of primary

South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn endorses Joe Biden ahead of primary

Rep. Jim Clyburn, the highest-ranking African American in Congress and an influential figure in South Carolina politics, endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday. Clyburn’s endorsement comes ahead of Saturday’s South Carolina primary, where Biden needs a win in order to keep his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination alive. “I know Joe Biden.…MORE

‘The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez’ examines how the system failed a murdered boy

‘The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez’ examines how the system failed a murdered boy

Documenting a horrifying story from every conceivable angle, “The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez” examines the abuse and murder of an eight-year-old boy by his mother and her boyfriend, and the ways that the system failed to protect him. Difficult to watch, the documentary is inevitably compelling but structurally messy — a byproduct, perhaps, of stretching…MORE

Now’s the right time for investors to buy Chinese stocks

Now’s the right time for investors to buy Chinese stocks

Coronavirus jitters have paralyzed investors around the world. Chinese stocks might actually be close to bottoming out even as the disease spreads to other countries, sparking global pandemic and market correction fears. Some investors are betting on a big comeback for Chinese companies — despite worries about the Chinese economy being in paralysis due to…MORE

What happens when the new coronavirus hits democratic countries

What happens when the new coronavirus hits democratic countries

Covid-19, meet democracy. It’s one thing to battle an epidemic in an authoritarian state like China, which can isolate an entire epicenter city. It’s another in a free nation like Italy, where government curfews and curtailed rights are relics of a tortured history. The world is now finding out what happens when a contagion hits…MORE