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Aug 01, 2021

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says GOP 'Laying Groundwork' to Overturn State Elections They Lose
"I think we should be extremely alarmed," the progressive New York congresswoman said in an interview.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

'Wrong-Headed': Miami Beach Mayor Blames DeSantis After Florida Sets COVID-19 Case Record
Mayor Dan Gelber called DeSantis "the pied piper leading everybody off a cliff."

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Aug 01, 2021

Ex-GOP Rep. Slams Republicans' 'War on Public Health' Amid COVID Surge
"I think you are seeing a tremendous rise of ignorance among House GOP," former Congressman David Jolly said.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

'Rain City' Faces 47-Day Dry Streak as Seattle Hits 4th-Longest Drought
Only a "trace of rain" was reported at Seattle Tacoma International Airport in July, according to the National Weather Service.

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Aug 01, 2021

Joe Manchin Questions $3.5Tn Price Tag of Dem Budget Reconciliation Bill
"Are we still going to be competitive? Can we compete in a global market?" the Democratic senator asked.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Video Shows Moment Shots Break Out on Bourbon Street in New Orleans Shooting
One suspect has been detained in relation to the shooting, but it's unclear how they're connected to the incident at this time.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

China Tests Millions, Issues New Travel Guidances as Outbreak Spreads
China is ramping up COVID-19 testing and putting forward new restrictions as the country fights an outbreak of the contagious Delta variant.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Florida Breaks Record for COVID Hospitalizations, a Day After Reporting Most New Cases
Florida now has 10,207 people hospitalized with confirmed coronavirus cases, a number that surpasses a previous record of 10,170 people.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Out Democrats for Letting Eviction Moratorium Expire
"There was frankly a handful of conservative Democrats in the house that threatened to get on planes rather than hold this vote," Ocasio-Cortez said.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Fauci Doesn't Forsee Another Round of Lockdowns; Says 'Things Are Going to Get Worse'
Vaccinations rates might be strong enough to prevent the need for any future lockdowns in the U.S., Fauci says.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Fauci Warns 'Things Will Get Worse' Due to Delta Variant, But Says Lockdowns Won't Happen
Vaccinations rates might be strong enough to prevent the need for any future lockdowns in the U.S., Fauci says.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Paul Gosar's Family Tears Into Him in Op-Ed—'Have You No Sense of Decency?'
Three siblings said that in backing Donald Trump's "big lie" he had decided to "betray your country" and accused him of "betraying" his family as well.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Republican Adam Kinzinger Backs Subpoenaing Kevin McCarthy in Jan. 6 Probe
"If anybody's scared of this investigation I ask you one question, what are you afraid of?" the GOP lawmaker said.

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Aug 01, 2021

Lollapalooza Drops DaBaby From Lineup Following Homophobic Remarks
"Lollapalooza was founded on diversity, inclusivity, respect, and love," the music festival said in a tweet.

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Aug 01, 2021

NIH Director Says More Businesses Should Require Vaccines: 'Sometimes It Takes a Nudge'
"I think anything we can do to encourage reluctant folks to get vaccinated...that's a good thing," NIH director Francis Collins said.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Belarus Sprinter Says She Was Forcibly Removed From Olympics for Criticizing Coaches
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she was removed from the national team and forcibly taken to the airport because she "spoke...about the negligence of our coaches."

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Infrastructure Bill 'Just About Finished,' Republican Susan Collins Says
Collins—a member of the negotiating team—said that she is confident the bill will find enough Republican support.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Outdoor Party in Olympic Village Under Investigation for COVID Violations
The athletes at the Tokyo Olympics were warned that drinking alcohol in groups would breach a set of rules intended to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Susan Collins Criticizes Nancy Pelosi Over 'Partisan' Jan. 6 Committee
"I think it would have had far more credibility than Speaker Pelosi's partisan committee that she has set up," the Maine senator said.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Monthly Stimulus Checks? Ilhan Omar Proposes Bill for Regular $1,200 Payments
"For too long we have prioritized endless growth while millions are homeless, hungry or without healthcare," the Minnesota Democrat said.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Powerball results, Numbers for 07/31/21: Did Anyone Win $199M Jackpot?
The last-named winner of the Powerball Jackpot won an estimated $196,706,252.17.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

10 People Shot Outside NY Laundromat Before Suspects Fled on Mopeds
Chief Detective James Essig of the NYPD says that the incident is believed to be gang-related at this time.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Matt Gaetz Associate Joel Greenberg Used Restricted Database for Info on Hundreds
"We're still working on determining the people searched," Alan Byrd, a spokesperson for the Seminole County Tax Collector's Office said.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Evander Kane Denies Wife's Allegations That He Bet on His Own Games
Anna Kane took to Instagram on Saturday to accuse her NHL star husband of having a gambling addiction and intentionally losing his own games for profit.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Who Is Lamont Marcell Jacobs? Meet Italy's Texas-Born Tokyo Olympics 100m Champion
The American-born 26-year-old became the first Italian to ever medal in the 100 meters, taking gold in Tokyo on Sunday.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Woman Loses Mom, Grandmother, Fiancé 5 Days Apart to COVID
"This hurts my heart like nothing else," Tiffany Devereaux wrote in a GoFundMe update after the death of her fiancé, just three days after her grandmother died.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

65 Arrested in Fake Call Center Ploy Used to Scam US Citizens
Police said tele-callers at the center in Delhi, India, impersonated government officials to extort U.S. citizens.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

The First Jobs of 49 Now Famous Actresses
It's hard to believe that some of the top paid actresses in Hollywood started out at Burger King or silent movie theater — but it's true!

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Men's 100m Olympic Final: Full Results as Italy's U.S.-born Lamont Marcell Jacobs Wins
Lamont Marcell Jacobs won gold for Italy in the first Olympics 100m of the post-Usain Bolt era.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

How to Care for Tomato Plants: Pruning, Trimming, Bug Control
Experts share how to care for tomato plants. Follow these simple tips and your tomatoes will be the stalwart of your side salads for years to come.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

USA's Trayvon Bromell Reacts to Missing Men's Olympic 100m Final
Tipped as a pre-games favorite for the gold medal, Bromell's 10.00 second run was not fast enough to qualify for Sunday's final.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn Smashes 100m Hurdles Olympic Record in Semi-Final
The Puerto Rico athlete set a time of 12.26 seconds, beating the previous record set at the 2012 games in London.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

I'm a Democratic Socialist. But the DSA Has Lost Its Way | Opinion
Sadly, today, narrowness is a feature of the DSA, not a bug.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

YouTube Suspends Sky News Australia Over COVID Misinformation
A "strike" has been issued to Sky News Australia, blocking it from posting for seven days.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Team USA Over the Years, In Photos
Take a look back at some of the greatest American athletes in action.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Tributes Paid to Jay Pickett, General Hospital Actor, Following His Death
The veteran soap star died "the way of a true cowboy" while filming a new movie in Idaho, according to fellow actor Jim Heffel.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Protesters Tape 'Eviction Notice' on Nancy Pelosi's Home as Moratorium Ends
Dozens of activists called on Nancy Pelosi to "immediately call Congress to session to vote to extend the eviction moratorium."

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Lawmakers Call for Federal Eviction Moratorium Extension at Capitol Protest
An 11-month freeze on rental evictions ended on Saturday, leaving more than 10 million Americans facing potential homelessness.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

'I'm a Sex Therapist, I Know How To Spot Toxic Relationships'
When I think about that in the relationships I've had or in those I've seen with friends or couples I work with as a sex therapist, I think of anything that has been abusive, controlling or manipulative.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

'Love Island U.K.' Week 3 Recap: Romance, Recouplings and Red Flags
"Love Island U.K" has reached the two-week mark as the Islanders said goodbye to three contestants and welcomed two more into the mix.

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

Schumer Says Infrastructure Deal Will Be Finalized Sunday After Rare Saturday Session
Senator Mark Warner said that a group of bipartisan negotiators were finalizing the "last couple pieces of legislative language."

Newsweek
Aug 01, 2021

James Lapine's 'Putting It Together' Paints a Fine Portrait of Stephen Sondheim and Co.
"Putting It Together" will be catnip (or dog treats for the allergic) for Sondheim fans, who will likely breeze through the 380-plus pages, and then go back and dip into it like a biblical text.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

'Housing Crisis': Progressives Frustrated as Biden Lets Federal Eviction Moratorium Expire
It remains unclear why this issue was left until the last minute. The House left for their break on Friday with some Democrats blaming the White House.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Stimulus Check Update: Californians Will Get $600 in September, Monthly $2K Petition Grows
About 26 million of the state's 39.5 million residents can expect to receive a payment.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Professor Sues Student Who Complained to University About Failing Grade
The Connecticut professor is also suing Fairfield University for defamation.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

The Smartest Mid-Size Dog Breeds
These dogs generally stand between 15 and 25 inches tall when fully-grown and are relatively easy to train.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

21 of 29 People Test Positive for COVID-19 After Oregon Family Reunion—13 Fully Vaccinated
The vaccine remains effective, and breakthrough cases are expected, according to the CDC

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

'HIGH VOLTAGE': Utah Police Crack Down on People Swinging from Hammocks on Power Lines
The Weber County Sheriff's Office said the power lines carry 75,000 kilovolts of electricity, and that setting up hammocks there is "extremely risky."

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

U.S. Vaccinations Ramp Up With Shots Passing 700,000 for Four Straight Days
White House Chief of Staff Ronald Klain said roughly 3 million people received their first shot in the past week, marking a significant increase in the country's vaccination rollout.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

GOP Rep. Crawford Says 'Don't Know' If COVID-19 Worse than Common Cold Amid Delta Surge
"I believe that the COVID virus is real," GOP Rep. Rick Crawford said. "However, I don't know that it's any worse than the common cold."

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

23 Percent of Republican Men Have Favorable View of White Nationalists: Poll
Seventeen percent of Democratic Party men in the survey also said they have some form of "favorable" view of white nationalist groups.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

TikTok Star Anthony Barajas Dies After Being Gunned Down at 'Purge' Movie Screening
TikTok star Anthony Barajas died Saturday morning after he was shot Monday in a movie theater in Corona, California, the police department said.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Russians Hacked Top US Prosecutors, Including Offices Handling Trump, Giuliani Probe
The Department of Justice said the accounts were "compromised in connection" with the 2020 SolarWinds hack.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

24 Percent of Latina Women Have Lost Family Member to COVID-19: Poll
The survey also found that Latina women are at least 5 percent more likely to become sick with COVID-19 than other women of color.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Florida Sets Daily COVID-19 Record With 21,683 New Cases
The state saw its highest daily case number since January.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Doctor Warns Sending Children to School Unmasked Will Lead to Further Delta Variant Spread
"This is a different virus than we were dealing with last fall," Dr. Eddie Stenehjem said in a Facebook Live.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

U.S. Sees Ongoing Spike in Gun, Ammo Sales: 'I've Never Seen Anything Like It'
In the first six months of 2021, the FBI has conducted more than 22 million background checks for gun sales.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Powerball Drawing For 07/31/21, Saturday Jackpot is $199 Million
Saturday night's 07/31/21 Powerball jackpot is estimated at $199 million, with a cash option worth $144.0 million.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Congress Weighing Ban on Recurring Donations, Could Further Hurt Trump PAC's Monthly Haul
"It's almost like theft," FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub said. "I don't want to see donors tricked."

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Cori Bush, Ayanna Pressley Sleep on Capitol Steps as Millions Face Eviction as Moratorium Ends
"Your whole life turns upside down," Bush said. "That's what's going to happen to seven million people over the course of the next few weeks."

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Letters Show Clash Between Florida Mayors Over Access to Surfside Condo Collapse Site
"It would not be an understatement to characterize our need to access the collapse site as an emergency," Mayor Burkett wrote to Mayor Levine Cava.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

California Offering Cash Incentives to Cut Energy Use to Avoid Rolling Blackouts
Gavin Newsom announced the incentive as a way to free up energy supplies to meet demand amid the increasing threat of extreme heat events and wildfires.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Nurse Says It's Defeating to Have COVID Patients Die Knowing Shot 'Could Make a Difference'
"I can't explain the feeling of defeat when you do everything, you pour everything into a patient and it's not enough," she said.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

60 Seattle Bars, Restaurants Requiring COVID Vaccine to Eat, Drink
"This is about protecting our staff and protecting our guests," one Seattle restaurant owner said.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Trump Says He Didn't Ask DOJ to Call Election 'Corrupt,' Demands Voter Fraud Investigation
"In fact, it is just the opposite," Trump said of the handwritten notes reportedly penned by him.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

'We Live in A Boat That Survived Dunkirk And an IRA Bombing'
In total we've spent $167,000 (£120,000) buying and renovating the boat, but we now have a home in London and we are moored by apartments that can sell for as much as $9.7million (£7million).

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

French Police Deploy Tear Gas to Disperse Crowd Protesting COVID Passes
The protests are against a health pass that requires proof of a COVID-19 vaccine, a negative virus test or recent recovery from COVID to enter public places.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Man Alleges He Was Fired by Burger King Over Colostomy Bag: 'My Morale Was Crushed'
"I don't really care about the money. It's more about making a statement that things like this are unacceptable," the man said about suing the fast-food giant.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Father of Corona Movie Theater Shooting Victim Lashes Out at Suspect in Court: 'Look at Me!'
"Look at me, bro," he said in the video, which was posted by a local television news station. "Look at me. Look at me."

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Russian Ambassador Defends Athletes Over Doping Speculation
Moscow's envoy to Washington, Anatoly Antonov said Russian athletes were among the most tested at the Tokyo Olympics.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Xi Jinping Urges China to Prep for 'Military Struggle' Amid Afghanistan Security Concerns
"The consolidation of national defense and a strong military must be accelerated," Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Bill Maher Bemoans 'Cancel Culture' Surrounding 'Woke' Olympics
The comedian and talk show host branded cancel culture "an insanity that is swallowing up the world"

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Dallas Firefighter Accused of Saying He Had COVID to Get Time Off From Work
The warrant alleges William Carter lied about positive virus diagnoses for himself, his spouse and child and received more than $12,000 in paid sick leave.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Burger King Worker Allegedly Pulled Gun on Customers at Drive-Thru, Faces Charges
Police said they apprehended the man not far from the Burger King and found a handgun in his backpack.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Asa Hutchison Met With Jeers During COVID Event as Cases Surge in Arkansas: 'Liar'
Governor Hutchinson faced backlash from hecklers as he attempted to promote COVID-19 vaccinations on Friday.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Oregon AG Calls for Release of Names Who Died From Heat Wave, Says It Will 'Help Inform Public'
Requests for the information were previously denied by the state medical examiner.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Texas Dem Lawmaker Compares Walkout to Sam Houston Battle for Independence
State Rep. Alex Dominguez referenced the 1836 battle between Sam Houston and Antonio López de Santa Anna, which secured Texas' independence from Mexico.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

U.S. May Experience Another Year of COVID Waves Before Things Turn Around: Expert
"I think we're in for at least another year in this country of waves and surges of COVID," Dr. Celine Gounder said.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Tokyo Sets New Daily COVID Record After Cases More Than Doubled in First Week of Olympics
On Saturday, city officials said at least 4,058 people tested positive for COVID-19, marking the highest its been since the pandemic first began.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

50 Counties in Florida Where Residents Spend Most of Their Paycheck on Housing
From Miami-Dade to Santa Rosa, find out where in Florida most of people's take-home pay goes to their monthly rent.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Cori Bush Blasts Some Democrats for Vacationing Rather Than Extending Evictions Moratorium
"We slept at the Capitol last night to ask them to come back and do their jobs. Today's their last chance. We're still here," Bush tweeted on Saturday.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Sarah Palin on Running for Senate: 'If God Wants Me to Do It, I Will'
The former governor of Alaska told a religious event that she would hope to have better support from Christians if she returned to politics.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Mark Meadows Touts Donald Trump's Endorsement Power Despite Texas Candidate Defeat
The former White House chief of staff insisted the former president's endorsement has "unbelievable power at perhaps historic levels."

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Elaine Thompson-Herah Wins 100m Gold, Breaks Olympic Record
The Jamaican sprinter completed the race on Saturday in a contest record time of 10.61 seconds, beating her closest rival by .13 seconds

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Neutering a Dog Rules and Costs
Neutering a dog can minimize sexual aggression and eliminate the risk of unwanted pregnancy. However age, cost and size of your pet need to be considered.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Piers Morgan Rejects Criticism Over Contrasting Ben Stokes, Simone Biles Reactions
England cricket all-rounder Ben Stokes is taking a break from the sport in order to "prioritize his mental well-being."

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Katie Ledecky Insists She'll Compete in 2024 After 800m Triumph: 'Not My Last Swim'
After winning the event for the third consecutive Olympic Games, the swimming star suggested she could aim to compete in at least one, if not two, more.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Who Is MyKayla Skinner? Gymnast Replacing Simone Biles in Vault
The Arizona gymnast won silver in vault at the 2021 U.S. National Championships, finishing behind Simone Biles.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Gwen Berry, Olympic Record, Family, Details for Hammer Thrower
Gwen Berry turned her back on the Stars and Stripes when the national anthem was played after her Olympic qualifier in June.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Mixed Events Day Explained: Relays on Track and in Pool, Judo and Triathlon
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) made an announcement back in June 2017 that it would add additional mixed gender events to the games in Tokyo.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

25 Celebs You Didn't Know got Their Start on Disney
Oscar nominees, Grammy award winners and chart-toppers have emerged from the world of Mickey Mouse.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Novak Djokovic Pulls Out of Doubles Match, Missing Last Chance of 2020 Medal
The Serbian had earlier suffered a shock defeat to Pablo Carreno Busta in the men's singles bronze medal match.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Ted Lieu Weighing Legal Ramifications of Reported Trump Justice Department Call
The Californian congressman responded to a report that notes showed the ex-president had called for the 2020 election to be called "corrupt."

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Ron Johnson Against Vaccine Mandate, Unless Disease Is 'Incredibly Deadly'
The CDC reports more than 610,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the U.S. since the start of the pandemic.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Adorable 'Gymnastics Cat' Delights the Internet With Olympics Reaction
Other cat owners flocked to share videos of their own pets enjoying the Olympics as the footage spread on social media.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Inmates are Dying in Connecticut's Prisons Due to Medical Negligence
Staff shortages and mismanagement of medical services have led to serious conditions such as lupus and cancer being identified too late.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Simone Biles Officially Withdraws From Two More Events, Statement in Full
The Olympic gold medalist has yet to decide whether she will compete in the floor and balance beam finals.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

How to Take Stunning Photos of Night Sky According to Award-Winning Astrophotographers
Three astrophotographers share their top tips for taking beautiful images.

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Mega Millions Numbers for 07/30/21: Did Anyone Win the $166 Million?
The Mega Millions jackpot on Friday night had a cash option of $120.1 million but did anyone take it home?

Newsweek
Jul 31, 2021

Hero Dog Saves Alabama Man From Venomous Snake
"Literally almost filled my eyes with tears knowing he risked his life to save me," the man wrote in a Facebook post that has been shared over 45,000 times.

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