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New Jersey Democrat Rep. Bill Pascrell recovering from heart surgery ahead of primary election

Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell says he’s feeling “much better” and adds he’s “eager” to get back out on the campaign trail after undergoing what doctors say was successful heart surgery Sunday to correct blockages discovered one day earlier in his ...

De Blasio blames NYC weekend violence on coronavirus, vows to ‘double down’ to keep city safe

Mayor Bill de Blasio blamed the uptick in violence over the weekend on the coronavirus pandemic, while defending the city’s latest policing reforms and vowing to keep New York City “the safest big city in America.”De Blasio held a press conference Mond...

Supreme Court rules states can sanction or remove ‘faithless’ presidential electors

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld state laws requiring those chosen for the Electoral College to back the popular winner in their state's presidential race, a rebuke of a group of so-called "faithless" presidential electors in Washington and Colo...

Reporter’s Notebook: Confederate statues, PPP highlight Congressional Republicans’ struggles

One could consolidate the challenges facing Republicans in 2020 into a matter of hours late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning last week.It was a little bit coronavirus pandemic, a little bit economic crisis, a little bit protest and a litt...

Trump to hold outdoor New Hampshire rally July 11, campaign announces

President Trump’s re-election campaign announced Sunday that the president will headline an outdoor rally in the battleground state of New Hampshire next weekend, just his second rally since the coronavirus pandemic swept across the nation in...

GOP senator defends Trump’s 4th of July speech, calls its ‘one of the best that he has given’

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., defended President Trump’s Fourth of July speech amid withering criticism from liberals – and an uneasy silence from some conservatives – that Trump’s speech was divisive instead of unifying.Calling it “absolutely one of...

Susan Rice slams Trump over Russian bounties: ‘I don’t buy this story that he was never briefed’

Who is Susan Rice?As the pressure rises on presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to announce a black woman as his running mate, eyes have turned to longtime Washington insider Susan Rice. Here’s 5 things you need to know about her.Former National Se...

Dem senator says Trump would be ‘abandoning the troops’ if he vetoes Defense spending bill

Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., pledged on Sunday that the names of U.S. military bases named after Confederate leaders will be changed, and slammed President Trump for his threat to veto a defense funding bill if the names of the bases are changed.Speaking on...

Harvard doctor ‘very optimistic’ that vaccine will come in early 2021, but may not be totally effective

Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, predicted there is a likelihood that a coronavirus vaccine will be available in early 2021, but cautioned that it may not be 100 percent effective.Jha told "Fox News Sunday" that he ...

Trump defends US history, blasts ‘radical left’ in ‘Salute to America’ celebration

President Trump evoked the history of American patriots who defeated Nazis, toppled communists and chased down terrorists, but warned of another threat now in today's political climate -- the "radical left."In a Fourth of July speech at ...
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Coronavirus hospitalizations grow in more than 20 states as Texas admissions soar to new record

A member of the medical staff treats a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on July 2, 2020 in Houston, Texas. COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have spiked since Texas reopened, pushing intensive-care war...
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Mary Trump tell-all book will be released two weeks early amid court fight

Source: Simon and SchusterThe publisher of a forthcoming tell-all book about President Donald Trump and his family by his niece Mary Trump on Monday said it was advancing the date of the book's publication by two weeks, to July 14.The publisher's chang...

New Jersey Democrat Rep. Bill Pascrell recovering from heart surgery ahead of primary election

Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell says he’s feeling “much better” and adds he’s “eager” to get back out on the campaign trail after undergoing what doctors say was successful heart surgery Sunday to correct blockages discovered one day earlier in his ...

Maharashtra adds 5,368 new COVID-19 cases in its tally, 204 more succumb to infection

Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally rose to 2,11,987 on Monday with the state adding 5,368 new cases, while more than 200 patients succumbed to the infection.  According to the state health department, the fatality count increased to 9,206 with 204 new ...

De Blasio blames NYC weekend violence on coronavirus, vows to ‘double down’ to keep city safe

Mayor Bill de Blasio blamed the uptick in violence over the weekend on the coronavirus pandemic, while defending the city’s latest policing reforms and vowing to keep New York City “the safest big city in America.”De Blasio held a press conference Mond...