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Asia Today: Australia's Victoria state has record…

Australia’s Victoria state has reported the new daily record of 288 coronavirus cases, which also reflects a record number of tests exceeding 37,500

COVID-19: EU vs U.S.

While infection rates steadily decline across most of Western Europe the U.S continues to see record highs in transmission. We tell the tale of two responses to the threat of coronavirus. Insight is offered by Barabara Bulf, an English teacher based in Modena, Italy, and Dr. Josh Michaud the Associate Director of Global Health Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Setbacks hamper pipeline industry backed by Trump

The U.S. energy boom and strong backing from President Donald Trump propelled a major expansion of the nation’s sprawling oil and gas pipeline network in the past decade

Foods for Daily Weight-loss

When it comes to trying to loose weight, strict diets are often hard to follow long-term, which is why experts say it's best to make small but meaningful choices.

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Appeals court pauses lawsuit over Trump hotel…

A federal appeals court says subpoenas seeking financial records related to President Donald Trump’s Washington hotel can be kept on hold while Trump asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal in a lawsuit that accuses him of illegally profiting off the presidency

Avoid Gaining Weight While Working From Home

Working from home means more comfort throughout the day, but don't let this be the end of your regular routines.

Worker advocates file meat plants discrimination…

Worker advocates have filed a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture alleging that meat processing companies Tyson and JBS have engaged in racial discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic

The Benefits of Cherries

Cherries have a variety of different health benefits and can be consumed in a number of different ways

Tapping into crime fears, GOP conflates mayhem…

Republicans are trying to convince voters that the rare looting and violence that marred largely peaceful social justice protests foretell a wave of mayhem to come if Democrats are elected in November

NBC News sets goal of a workforce that is half…

NBC Universal's News Group's chairman has set a bold goal of having a workforce at NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC that is 50 percent minority

The Politics of the Supreme Court

In 2016, Republicans andDemocrats were not onlybattling for the presidency,a spot on the Supreme Court was also on the line.Troy Slaten "The Supreme Court picks that aPresident makes can have longlasting implications." The court has always touted. It'sapolitical nature. However,justices are selected becauseof their conservative or liberal record. Troy Slaten"Trump's Supreme Court picks havesolidified a conservativemajority for possibly thenext generation or so."00:27.250 --> 00:31.650However, recent rulings have put that conservative certainty into question.Chief Justice Roberts, sidingwith more liberal justices torule against Louisiana'sabortion law. And in a 6-3decision, the court rulingLGBTQ+ people are protectedfrom discrimination, withJustice Gorsuch even writingthe opinion. President Trumpwas not happy with thedecision. Rulings on thepresident's own taxes, birthcontrol and Obamacareexceptions and religiousschools are expected thismonth. Matt Klink It is not about politics, it's about the lawand the interpretation of the law." This isn't the firsttime a sitting president hasbeen surprised by hisappointees. Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was nominated tothe court by President Reaganand then upheld rulings forabortion rights. Now, manycourt experts say Roberts isshifting into the traditionalswing vote role, famously heldfor so long by retired Justice Kennedy.Matt Klink "Conservative judges and justices that areconfirmed don't always vote conservatively, and the same holds with liberals. And, that's what makes the SupremeCourt such a fantasticinstitution." With talk of Justice Thomas retiring andJustices: Ginsberg and Bryeraging, the balance of theSupreme Court is again in thehands of a presidential election.In 2016, Republicans andDemocrats were not onlybattling for the presidency,a spot on the Supreme Court was also on the line.Troy Slaten "The Supreme Court picks that aPresident makes can have longlasting implications." The court has always touted. It'sapolitical nature. However,justices are selected becauseof their conservative or liberal record. Troy Slaten"Trump's Supreme Court picks havesolidified a conservativemajority for possibly thenext generation or so."00:27.250 --> 00:31.650However, recent rulings have put that conservative certainty into question.Chief Justice Roberts, sidingwith more liberal justices torule against Louisiana'sabortion law. And in a 6-3decision, the court rulingLGBTQ+ people are protectedfrom discrimination, withJustice Gorsuch even writingthe opinion. President Trumpwas not happy with thedecision. Rulings on thepresident's own taxes, birthcontrol and Obamacareexceptions and religiousschools are expected thismonth. Matt Klink It is not about politics, it's about the lawand the interpretation of the law." This isn't the firsttime a sitting president hasbeen surprised by hisappointees. Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was nominated tothe court by President Reaganand then upheld rulings forabortion rights. Now, manycourt experts say Roberts isshifting into the traditionalswing vote role, famously heldfor so long by retired Justice Kennedy.Matt Klink "Conservative judges and justices that areconfirmed don't always vote conservatively, and the same holds with liberals. And, that's what makes the SupremeCourt such a fantasticinstitution." With talk of Justice Thomas retiring andJustices: Ginsberg and Bryeraging, the balance of theSupreme Court is again in thehands of a presidential election.

Homeland Security gets new role under Trump…

Protesters who have clashed with authorities in Portland, Oregon, are not just facing off with local police

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Brazil asks investment firms to adopt protected…

Brazil’s government has proposed that global asset-managers adopt protected areas in the Amazon rainforest in order to curb illegal deforestation ahead of the season farmers traditionally use fire to clear land and brush

Can Foods Stop the Aging Process?

Can the foods we eat stop or slow the aging process?

WHO experts to visit China as part of COVID-19…

Two World Health Organization experts will spend the next two days in the Chinese capital to lay the groundwork for a larger mission to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic

AP EXPLAINS: Public won't see Trump's tax…

Two Supreme Court rulings will keep President Donald Trump’s tax returns, banking records and other financial documents out of the public eye for the time being

Hot Weather Can Be A Training Plus

Working out in hot weather has several health benefits as long as it is done correctly.

The Latest: India reports more than 26,000 new…

India’s is reporting another record one-day spike in coronavirus cases, prompting some states to reimpose lockdowns in high-risk areas

Ready to return, 4,000 Atlantic City casino…

After 3 1/2 months of being out of work amid the coronavirus outbreak, thousands of Atlantic City casino workers got the call they had been waiting for: It was time to go back to work

Future Family Sizes Smaller Because of COVID?

Experts believe that due to the impacts of COVID-19, family sizes in the coming years will be smaller.

Trump looks for political edge in latest high…

President Donald Trump won the White House on the promise of bringing a conservative shift to the Supreme Court

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Record low US mortgage rates for the third…

Rates on 30-year mortgages are falling to record lows for the third consecutive week, a sign of the lack of inflation across a weak economy despite persistent demand from homebuyers

National Coin Shortage

The coronavirus has caused yet another national shortage, this time its the very item we use to purchase goods; coins.

UN official: 700 people died in Syrian camps for…

The U_N_ counterterrorism chief says his office received information that 700 people died recently in two camps in northeast Syria where about 70,000 mainly women and children connected to Islamic State fighters are detained in “very dire conditions."