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PBS NewsHour live episode, Nov. 13, 2020

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PBS NewsHour full episode, Nov. 12, 2020

Nov 12, 2020  PBS NewsHour

Thursday on the NewsHour, coronavirus reaches staggering new heights in the U.S., with record levels of infections and hospitalizations. Plus: How the pandemic is reshaping American life, continued tensions over the presidential transition, vote counting in Georgia, disinformation and social media, how the world is reacting to Joe Biden’s win and a Brief But Spectacular take on surviving wildfire. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS How these Americans are affected daily by the COVID-19 surge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOZqf… Even with vaccine, COVID-19 will last for years, expert says https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VA1er… More GOP support for Biden to receive security briefings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zevnr… What this Georgia Republican wants to see from state recount https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=121i-… News Wrap: Record $284 billion federal deficit for October https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAlju… Social media platforms struggle to combat? disinformation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGmbO… How leaders around the world are reacting to Biden’s win https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEfsp… Perspectives on Biden’s win from Italy, Jordan and China https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fE877… A Brief But Spectacular take on surviving Oregon’s wildfires https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4hvy… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

PBS NewsHour full episode, Nov. 11, 2020

Nov 11, 2020  PBS NewsHour

Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump makes his first public appearance since losing reelection to Joe Biden — and still refuses to concede. Plus: Sen. Bernie Sanders on Democratic politics, Republicans divided over Trump’s false claims, struggling essential workers in California, India’s pandemic economy, a blow for democracy in Hong Kong and a Gen Z artist bringing back the blues. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS Biden proceeds with staffing plans as Trump pressures GOP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16NRa… Sanders on disappointing election for Democrats in Congress https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7OwZ… Former GOP congressman says Trump’s voting claims ‘baseless’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uzEw… News Wrap: Tropical Storm Eta heads for Florida again https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ThLv… Essential California farmworkers risk disease, deportation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-io3… India’s poor grow even more desperate amid pandemic economy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OonJy… Hong Kong’s pro-democracy legislators are gone. What now? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSQak… Mississippi’s Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram on a blues revival https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wubz… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

PBS NewsHour full episode, Nov. 10, 2020

Nov 10, 2020  PBS NewsHour

Tuesday on the NewsHour, President-elect Joe Biden assures Americans that his transition team is moving forward despite President Trump’s unfounded claims of vote fraud. Plus: The Supreme Court considers the Affordable Care Act, Biden’s health care outlook, presidential transitions, more shocking revelations about the Catholic Church, the death of Saeb Erekat and moving toward American unity. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

PBS NewsHour full episode, Nov. 9, 2020

Nov 9, 2020  PBS NewsHour

Monday on the NewsHour, President-elect Joe Biden is preparing for his administration, while a defeated President Trump refuses to concede. Plus: Trump’s election legal challenges, what happens during a presidential transition, the search for a COVID-19 vaccine, Biden’s pandemic plans, concerns about declining childhood vaccination rates and Politics Monday with Amy Walter and Tamara Keith. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS Trump refuses to concede as Biden moves forward with plans https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKmj9… GOP lawyer: ‘There’s not evidence’ of Trump’s voting claims https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8dbz… How an ‘angry’ Trump is reacting to election loss https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBQAE… Why it’s ‘critical’ for presidential transition to proceed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fn86q… News Wrap: Tropical Storm Eta floods parts of South Florida https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rm4Me… Pfizer’s CEO on preliminary COVID-19 vaccine data https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4Un2… The science behind potential COVID-19 vaccines https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXMWc… Doctors fear COVID is keeping kids from normal vaccinations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0cu-… Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Biden’s win, future battles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXzFC… Remembering ‘Jeopardy!’ legend Alex Trebek https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtbc0… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us:

Georgia, Arizona, and North Carolina Election Results FINALLY CALLED

Nov 13, 2020  The Young Turks

President-Election Joe Biden has won the states of Georgia and Arizona. Ana Kasparian and Benjamin Dixon discuss on The Young Turks. Keep Hope (and TYT) Alive: http://tyt.com/go Read more HERE: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/12/up… “President Trump has closed to within around 11,000 votes in Arizona, but there is no longer a realistic path for him to erase the rest of the gap. There are only around 16,000 votes left to be counted, most of them provisional ballots, and not all of those will ultimately be verified as eligible votes. The late ballots coming in have generally been in his favor, but Mr. Trump would need to win the remaining vote by over a 60-point margin to fight Joe Biden back to a draw. The challenge for the president became even tougher Thursday afternoon when ballots released from Democratic-leaning Pima County, home of Tucson, were barely in his favor.”* Hosts: Ana Kasparian, Benjamin Dixon Cast: Ana Kasparian, Benjamin Dixon *** The largest online progressive news show in the world. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE weekdays 6-8 pm ET. Help support our mission and get perks. Membership protects TYT’s independence from corporate ownership and allows us to provide free live shows that speak truth to power for people around the world. See Perks: ? https://www.youtube.com/TheYoungTurks…

Biden Calls Trump’s Attack on the ACA a ‘Matter of Life and Death’ | NowThis

Nov 11, 2020  NowThis News

‘This doesn’t need to be a partisan issue. It’s a human issue.’ — Joe Biden addressed the nation about the importance of the ACA hours after the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case to overturn it. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis For more U.S. politics and 2020 election coverage, subscribe to NowThis News. #Biden #Trump #ACA #News #NowThis #NowThisNews

President-Elect Biden Outlines Plans For COVID-19 | NowThis

Nov 9, 2020  NowThis News

‘I will spare no effort to turn this pandemic around once we’re sworn in on January 20’ — President-elect Joe Biden laid out his administration’s plans for addressing COVID-19. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis For more coronavirus news and COVID-19 updates, subscribe to NowThis News. #COVID19 #Coronavirus #Biden #Politics #News #NowThis #NowThisNews

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World Leaders React to Joe Biden’s Victory | NowThis

Nov 9, 2020  NowThis News

Leaders around the world have shared congratulatory messages for President-elect Joe Biden while President Trump and many Republicans have stayed silent. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis For more U.S. politics and 2020 election news, subscribe to NowThis News. #Trump #Biden #Election #News #NowThis #NowThisNews

NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – November 13th, 2020 | NBC Nightly News

Nov 13, 2020  NBC News

Some states see new restrictions amid surge in coronavirus cases, President Trump addresses Americans for first time since election defeat, and Kim Ng makes history as Miami Marlins general manager. Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). 00:00 Intro 01:48 Americans On Verge Of New Lockdowns As COVID Surges 03:48 U.S. Breaks Record For Daily Cases & Hospitalizations 05:45 Trump: ‘Time Will Tell’ Who Takes Office In January 06:10 Trump: New York Won’t Get Vaccine Until Authorized 06:52 Report: 130 Secret Service Agents Infected Or Quarantining 07:35 DHS: ‘Election Was The Most Secure In American History’ 11:28 NBC News: Arizona, Georgia Given Biden 306 Electoral Votes 11:50 Biden’s Team Blasts GOP For Not Recognizing Victory 12:27 Spacex’s High-Stakes Launch Postponed To Sunday 12:58 Miami Marlins Hire MLB’s First Female General Manager 14:11 Man Says COVID Forced Him To Travel Miles For Brain Surgery 16:05 Which Masks Give The Best Protection? 17:46 Navy Veteran Suprised With Mortgage Payoff » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews

Obama Reflects On Today’s Politics In New Memoir Of His Presidency | NBC Nightly News

Nov 12, 2020  NBC News

In newly published excerpts of his memoir, former President Barack Obama says that “our democracy seems to be teetering on the brink of crisis.” » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories. NBC News Digital features NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, TODAY.com, Nightly News, Meet the Press, Dateline, and the existing apps and digital extensions of these respective properties. We deliver the best in breaking news, live video coverage, original journalism and segments from your favorite NBC News Shows.

Biden Transition: Chief Of Staff Named, Call With Pope Francis | NBC Nightly News

Nov 12, 2020  NBC News

President-elect Biden named his chief of staff and is holding calls with world leaders, including Pope Francis. Concerns are growing that a delayed transition by the Trump administration could be harming national security. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews

Biden Makes Veterans Day Stop In Philadelphia | NBC News

Streamed live 10 hours ago, Nov 11, 2020   NBC News

Watch live coverage of President-elect Joe Biden’s Veterans Day event in Philadelphia. Be sure to read our latest breaking news updates, fact checks and our frequently updated live blog at NBC News.com/2020. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, and original digital videos. Subscribe to our channel for news stories, technology, politics, health, entertainment, science, business, and exclusive NBC investigations.

Biden on Trump’s refusal to concede: It’s an embarrassment

Nov 10, 2020  CNN

President-elect Joe Biden referred to sitting President Trump’s refusal to accept defeat in the 2020 election as an “embarrassment” when taking questions while delivering remarks on health care in Wilmington, Delaware. #CNN #News

NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – November 10th, 2020 | NBC Nightly News

Nov 10, 2020   NBC News

Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks out on Pfizer vaccine, holiday Covid concerns, Supreme Court indicates Obamacare could withstand challenge, and 99-year-old World War II paratrooper on a new mission. Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). 00:00 Intro 01:31 Dr.Fauci: Vaccine Could Get Emergency Approval In Weeks 02:41 Dr.Fauci Hopes To Stay On To Help ‘End This Pandemic’ 03:16 Dr.Fauci’s Warning To Americans Ahead Of Thanksgiving 04:20 CDC Now Says Masks Protect The Wearer And Others 05:53 U.S. Cases Top 100,000 For Seven Consecutive Days 07:58 Supreme Court Appears Unlikely To Overturn Obamacare 09:55 Biden: Trump’s Refusal To Concede ‘An Embarrassment’ 10:57 President-Elect Biden To World Leaders: ‘America Is Back’ 11:19 Biden: Republican Party ‘Mildly Intimated’ By Trump 11:34 DOJ Election Crimes Chief Resigns In Protest Of Barr Memo 12:11 Trump Administration & GOP Resist Transfer Of Power 13:32 Explosive New Vatican Report On Disgraced Ex-Cardinal 15:25 Inside U.K.’s Race For A Coronavirus Vaccine 17:21 New Coronavirus Warnings Ahead Of Holiday Travel 18:48 FDA Issues Romaine Lettuce Recall For 19 States » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews

NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – November 9th, 2020 | NBC Nightly News

Nov 9, 2020  NBC News

Pfizer says early data shows Covid-19 vaccine 90 percent effective, President-elect Biden announces Covid-19 task force, and Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments in Obamacare challenge.” Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). 00:00 Intro 1:44 Pfizer: COVID Vaccine Over 90% Effective In Early Data 4:19 U.S. Tops 10 Million COVID Cases, Hospitals Under Siege 05:49 Pfizer’s Vaccine Hailed As Potential Breakthrough 6:31 FDA Authorizes Antibody Treatment Emergency Use 6:59 President-Elect Biden Announces COVID Task Force 8:03 President-Elect Biden: ‘This Election Is Over’ 9:04 Trump Fires Defense Secretary Mark Esper 10:07 Trump Wont Concede As Team Pursues Legal Challenges 11:11 Trump Adviser Leading Legal Effort Tests Positive 11:43 BARR Authorizes Probe Into Alleged Voting Irregularities 12:04 World Reacts To Joe Biden’s Election Victory 13:32 Tropical Storm ETA Lashes Florida After Landfall 13:56 Supreme Court To Hear Obamacare Challenge Tomorrow 15:25 Women Free Climber Makes History On EL Capitan 16:56 Wounded Veteran On A Mission To Help Others Heal 18:28 First Athlete With Down’s Syndrome To Finish Ironman » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews

ABC News Prime: Pres Trump resists reality, SCOTUS on ACA, U.S.-Russia relations, Virgin’s Hyperloop

Streamed live 3 hours ago, Nov 10, 2020  ABC News

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McConnell’s Flip Flop on Peaceful Transfer of Power | NowThis

Nov 12, 2020  NowThis News

McConnell 2016: ‘The election is over, we know who won.’ McConnell 2020: ‘No states have certified their results yet.’ » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis For more U.S. politics and 2020 election news, subscribe to NowThis News. #MitchMcConnell #Trump #Election #Politics #News #NowThis #NowThisNews

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Trump is Attempting to Stage a Coup, With Republican Support | NowThis

Nov 12, 2020  NowThis News

Trump is using baseless accusations of voter fraud to attempt a coup with zero evidence — and establishment Republicans are lining up behind him. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis For more U.S. politics and 2020 election news, subscribe to NowThis News. #Trump #Election #Biden #Coup #News #NowThis #NowThisNews

Why the Electoral College is Racist, With Robert Reich | NowThis

Nov 11, 2020  NowThis News

‘Voters in Wyoming have four times more power than the typical voter in California.’ — Economist Robert Reich explains why the Electoral College is outdated and racist. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis For more U.S. politics and 2020 election news, subscribe to NowThis News. #ElectoralCollege #RobertReich #Politics #Election #News #NowThis #NowThisNews

The Full Story of Trump and COVID-19 | NowThis

Oct 6, 2020  NowThis News

THE FULL STORY OF TRUMP & COVID: More than 7 million Americans have suffered from COVID-19, including Pres. Trump. Emmy winner Jeffrey Wright narrates the documentary detailing how four years of Trump’s actions brought America to this moment (warning: distressing images). » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis Executive Producer – Nate Houghteling Directed by Nate Houghteling and Sarah Sherman Written by Sarah Sherman and Seamus McKiernan Edited by Pierce Wilson Produced with Portal A https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDOS… For more U.S. politics, 2020 election news, and Trump news, subscribe to NowThis News. #Trump #Politics #COVID19 #News #NowThis #NowThisNews

Ron Klain: ‘The Transition Is Moving Ahead’ | The Last Word | MSNBC

Nov 12, 2020  MSNBC

Ron Klain joins Lawrence O’Donnell for his first interview as Joe Biden’s Chief of Staff to discuss progress in the presidential transition process and why it’s “encouraging” to see GOP push for Biden to receive intelligence briefs. Aired on 11/12/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell: Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of “The West Wing,” Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. O’Donnell convenes diverse panels of guests, including a variety of politicians and cultural voices, to offer unique viewpoints and perspective. In his signature style, O’Donnell highlights the latest news developments and offers his take on the political stories driving the national conversation.

Lawrence: ‘Donald Trump’s Silence Is His Concession Speech’ | The Last Word | MSNBC

Nov 12, 2020  MSNBC

Lawrence O’Donnell explains why Donald Trump’s silence is the silence of a man who is terrified of what his life will become on January 20th. Aired on 11/11/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc

Anderson Cooper: That’s an actual quote from a GOP official

Nov 11, 2020  CNN

CNN’s Anderson Cooper discusses what President Donald Trump has been doing as his refusal to concede defeat to President-elect Joe Biden continues. #CNN #News #Politics

Obama responds to Trump’s election conspiracies

Nov 12, 2020  CNN

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer speaks with Cindy McCain, widow of late Sen. John McCain, about President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede to President-elect Joe Biden. #Obama #CNN #News

Dr. Fauci: Help is on the way to fight Covid-19

Nov 9, 2020  CNN

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci about the state of the coronavirus pandemic in the US as the number of cases keeps climbing to record levels. #Fauci #CNN #News

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US election 2020: Biden takes Georgia to solidify victory

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 image captionJoe Biden, who campaigned in Georgia in October, is the first Democratic presidential candidate to win the state since 1992

US President-elect Joe Biden has won the state of Georgia, the BBC projects, the first Democratic candidate to do so since 1992.

The win solidifies Mr Biden’s victory, giving him a total of 306 votes in the electoral college, the system the US uses to choose its president.

President Donald Trump is projected to win North Carolina, reaching 232 votes.

Mr Trump, who has not yet conceded, alluded for the first time to a possible new administration in January.

Looking subdued, the president stopped short of acknowledging his defeat during a briefing of his coronavirus task force at the White House, his first public appearance since his election defeat was projected by US media.

As the country faces growing outbreaks of Covid-19, Mr Trump said he would not impose a lockdown to fight the virus, adding: “Whatever happens in the future, who knows which administration it will be. I guess time will tell.”

The president, who did not mention Mr Biden by name, did not take questions from reporters. Pressure is growing on Mr Trump, a Republican, to acknowledge Mr Biden’s victory and help prepare the transition from one administration to another.

media captionPresident Trump: “Who knows which administration it will be, I guess time will tell”

The results in Georgia and North Carolina were the last to be projected in the race for the White House. Mr Biden’s electoral votes equal the tally Mr Trump achieved in his victory over Hillary Clinton in 2016. At the time Mr Trump referred to it as “a landslide”.

President Trump has launched a flurry of legal challenges in key states and levelled unsubstantiated allegations of widespread electoral fraud. But his efforts suffered three setbacks on Friday:

  • In Arizona, his team dropped a lawsuit seeking a review of ballots cast on Election Day after it became clear his rival’s lead was unassailable. The challenge was based on a claim that some legal votes had been rejected
  • In Michigan, a judge rejected a request by two Republican poll watchers to block the certification of election results in Detroit who had alleged fraud in Wayne County
  • In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Trump campaign’s requests to invalidate several batches of mail-in ballots were rejected

A manual recount is to be carried out in Georgia because of the narrow margin between the two candidates, but the Biden team said they did not expect it to change the results there.

New Winged Insects Constructed from Video Game and Computer Components

Colossal: New Winged Insects Constructed from Video Game and Computer Components

JUNE 2, 2016  CHRISTOPHER JOBSON

Before old circuit boards find their way to the landfill, Portsmouth, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell gives them new life as winged insects. Tearing the boards from old computers and video game systems she cuts and sculpts them into crawly creatures that resemble butterflies, dragonflies and even cockroaches. The upcycled bugs are further adorned with other electrical components that form various appendages. Each piece is one-of-a-kind and she sells them through her Etsy shop.

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PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode, November 1, 2020

Nov 1, 2020  PBS NewsHour

On this edition for Sunday, November 1, the Biden and Trump campaigns make their final push before election day, COVID-19 numbers climb around the globe, forcing new restrictions and lockdowns, and we report from North Carolina and Pennsylvania as part of our ongoing series, “Roads to Election 2020.” Hari Sreenivasan anchors from North Carolina. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

WATCH LIVE: Joe Biden campaigns in Philadelphia

Streamed live 9 hours ago, Nov 1, 2020 PBS NewsHour

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WATCH LIVE: Kamala Harris campaigns in Georgia

Streamed live 12 hours ago, Nov 1, 2020  PBS NewsHour

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Live: Biden And Obama Campaign In Michigan | NBC News

Streamed live 8 hours ago, Oct 31, 2020  NBC News

Watch live coverage as Joe Biden and Barack Obama speak at a drive-in campaign rally in Detroit, Mich., during the final weekend before the 2020 election. Be sure to read our latest breaking news updates, fact checks and our frequently updated live blog at NBC News.com/2020. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, and original digital videos. Subscribe to our channel for news stories, technology, politics, health, entertainment, science, business, and exclusive NBC investigations. Connect with NBC News Online! Visit NBCNews.Com: http://nbcnews.to/ReadNBC Find NBC News on Facebook: http://nbcnews.to/LikeNBC Follow NBC News on Twitter: http://nbcnews.to/FollowNBC Follow NBC News on Instagram: http://nbcnews.to/InstaNBC Live: Biden And Obama Campaign In Michigan | NBC News

Nightly News Full Broadcast (November 1st)

Nov 1, 2020  NBC News

Trump’s Sunday swing: 5 rallies in 5 states, Biden blitzes through battleground Pennsylvania, and why Democrats in Beaver County, Pennsylvania vote Republican.

Meet The Press Broadcast (Full) – November 1st, 2020 | Meet The Press | NBC News

Nov 1, 2020  NBC News

With less than two days to go until Election Day, the latest NBC News/WSJ poll shows a ten point lead for Joe Biden. Pollsters Bill McInturff and Jeff Horwitt go inside the numbers. Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar talks about how her state will handle late mail-in votes, during an exclusive interview. Stanford Professor Nate Persily calls for an autopsy to secure the election after the votes are counted. Ellison Barber, Blayne Alexander, Morgan Radford and Maura Barrett report from battleground states. Kristen Welker, Kasie Hunt, Rich Lowry and Former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) join the Meet the Press roundtable in the final days of the 2020 campaign. Be sure to read our latest breaking news updates, fact checks and our frequently updated live blog at NBC News.com/2020. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews

‘THE PURGED’: A Closer Look At America’s Vanishing Voters | NowThis

Nov 1, 2020  NowThis News

‘THE PURGED’ VOTERS: A 92 year old Black woman was one of thousands wrongly purged from the voting rolls— half a century after she fought for the right to vote. Emmy-winner Debra Messing narrates this powerful documentary about how voter suppression can swing an election. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis In US news and current events today, mini-documentary ‘The Purged’ takes an unflinching look at the disenfranchised voters who can swing the election. For more U.S. politics and 2020 election news, subscribe to NowThis News. #Election #Politics #Vote #Biden #Trump #News #NowThis Connect with NowThis

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GET THE FACTS—TRUMP TRIES TO DELEGITIMIZE VOTE-COUNTING: NowThis is tracking the latest 2020 news & forecasts. Pres. Trump and his allies have argued for weeks that votes tallied after election night shouldn’t count. ‘The Election should end on November 3rd, not weeks later!’ Trump tweeted. GOP officials say they may legally challenge votes not counted on Election Day. But no laws back up Trump’s claims. Here are the facts: 1) Ballots are legally counted after Election Day in all 50 states 2) No state reports final results or certifies the winner on Election Day 3) In 29 states, military ballots can be received after Election Day, and in 18 states, ballots that arrive after Election Day are counted, per state law 4) Absentee & mail ballots take longer to count, with several processes done by hand; that doesn’t mean late results are flawed or fraudulent 5) People voting by mail are disproportionately Democrats, so neither in-person ballots nor mail ballots reflect the full vote count » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis #Election #Politics #Trump #Biden #News #NowThis #NowThisNews

This Week’s Most Intense Politics Videos: October 25-30, 2020 | NowThis

Oct 30, 2020  NowThis News

Another week down – these were the most intense politics videos from the last week. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis In US news and current events today, we’re less than a week away from the 2020 election, which will determine whether Joe Biden or Donald Trump will be our next president. The week prior to election week has been full of intense moments and revelations, including the ‘patient zero’ for swine flu coming forward, Kristen Welker dominating the last presidential debate, and so much more. For more weekly roundups, follow NowThis News. #Politics #PatientZero #KristenWelker #News #NowThis #NowThisNews

Why Europe is praying for Trump to lose the US election | DW Analysis

Oct 30, 2020  DW News

Almost four years of Donald Trump have left America’s European allies in a state of shock. He’s walked out of important treaties. He’s lashed out against America’s friends. He has cozied up to authoritarians. He’s abandoned the most important international treaties of our time. And he has even threatened NATO — the bedrock of America’s global power. It’s diplomatic disruption on an unprecedented scale. But even for America’s shell-shocked allies, it may not be all bad. So just how much has Trump disrupted transatlantic relations? DW’s Chief International Editor Richard Walker explains why Europe is praying for a Joe Biden win in the 2020 US election. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutsche… For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ?Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewell… ?Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ?Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dwnews Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/channel/deuts… #UsElection2020 #DonaldTrump #JoeBiden

US Election: Will voters turn on Trump after COVID-19 response catastrophe? | Conflict Zone

Oct 31, 2020  DW News

“Americans are looking for hope,” the Trump campaign advisor Mica Mosbacher tells Conflict Zone in the final days before election day. But with over 200,000 people dead and more than eight million confirmed coronavirus cases in the US, will hopeful voters trust an incumbent president who has played down the threat and been accused of botching the country’s response to the pandemic? Down the line from Texas, Republican strategist Mica Mosbacher joins host Tim Sebastian on Conflict Zone. Conflict Zone is Deutsche Welle’s top political interview. Every week, our hosts Tim Sebastian and Sarah Kelly are face to face with global decision-makers, seeking straight answers to straight questions, putting the spotlight on controversial issues and calling the powerful to account. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutsche… For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ?Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewell… ?Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ?Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dwnews Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/channel/deuts…

Jared Kushner Spills The Beans On Trump

Nov 1, 2020  The Young Turks

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Kayleigh McEnany Praises Biden And ROASTS Trump

Oct 31, 2020  The Young Turks

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Kayleigh McEnany on election: ‘We are very confident that we are going to win’

Oct 31, 2020 Fox News

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Trump/McConnell “Not Qualified” Judges Repeatedly & Overwhelmingly Vote Against Counting All Ballots

Oct 31, 2020  Glenn Kirschner

The Washington Post report today that the Trump/McConnell judges have voted overwhelmingly to clamp down on extensions of time to count votes. In a very real sense, these judges are ruling in ways that result in voter suppression. Here is what we can do about it. Please consider becoming a #TeamJustice patron at: https://www.patreon.com/glennkirschner My podcast, “Justice Matters with Glenn Kirschner” can be downloaded where you get your podcasts. Follow me on: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch…

Election 2020: Republicans Challenge the President

Streamed live on Sep 24, 2020  Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics

Tonight in the virtual JFK Jr. Forum — Join Tara Setmayer, Tim Miller, Kristopher Purcell, and Steve Schmidt for a conversation on Republicans challenging the president in the 2020 election. The conversation begins at 6pm ET.

Road to 270: Polls show Trump leading in only 2 battleground states

Nov 1, 2020  CNN

CNN’s John King explains the recent polls from battleground states in the 2020 election which show that former Vice President Biden has a lead over President Trump. #CNN #News

Analyst: ‘Incredibly concerning’ Trump would tout SCOTUS election role

Oct 31, 2020  CNN

CNN’s election law analyst Jonathan Diaz breaks down what voters and President Donald Trump can expect when it comes to the Supreme Court’s involvement with the upcoming presidential election. #CNN #News

Trump’s 100 Most Tremendous Scandals: The Definitive List | The Daily Social Distancing Show

Oct 30, 2020  The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

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The Kid Gloves Come Off | The Daily Show

May 16, 2019  The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

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Bored Panda: People On Twitter Explain How American Voting Works And People From Other Countries Can’t Believe It

 Robertas Lisickis   BoredPanda staff   3 DAYS AGO

Voting is done differently around the world. There are different systems of voting whereby either the popular vote wins or voters decide on reps who decide on the winner and whatnot.

But then there’s also the process of voting—where do people go, how do they cast their vote, and, most importantly, how long will it take. Well, the last one, turns out, is in HUGE contrast when it comes to the US and the rest of the world.

Apparently, Americans spend countless hours queuing and waiting for their turn to enter the voting booth and to cast their vote, whereas the rest of the world spends around as much time voting as one would spend waiting for the barista to make and deliver their coffee at Starbucks.

The internet is left surprised with how long Americans have to wait in line just so that they could vote

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So, since it’s voting season in the US, a lot of Americans are sharing their considerably extreme voting experiences on Twitter. And then there’s Europeans and everyone else sharing their complete opposite experiences.

Turns out, people in the US often stand in line for hours, and I do mean literally hours

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A number of US citizens shared how they stood in line for two hours at the very least to a whopping eleven hours just so that they could vote. Talk about dedication to your country!

While some stand in line for about 2 hours, Johnta Austin had to do so for a whopping 11 hours!

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Here’s what a typical voting line looks like as shown by one Twitter user

And it doesn’t matter what weather it is either—people are committed

This prompted a response from people from other countries around the world: Canada, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and others. It turned out, the amount of time citizens of these countries spent partaking in the voting process was around three minutes. At worst, it was fifteen minutes. See the stark contrast here?

More specifically, in Sweden, it was three minutes because there was a senior in a wheelchair in the queue; in France, hardly no waiting time and no more than 10-people queues; in Canada, no more than two minutes; in Australia, where voting is mandatory, no more than three minutes. The list goes on and on.

It wasn’t long until someone asked the question—how long does voting take outside of the US?

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Many internauts from Europe, Australia, Canada, Mexico and other places  responded with the opposite of what US voters experience

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So, why are Americans practically breaking records with their queuing to vote? The short answer seems to be the lack of resources (polling locations, voting station employees, etc.) to deal with the huge demand.

The longer answer, though, is “it’s complicated.” Besides the fact that too many people show up and there aren’t enough polling stations and people managing them, there’s also the long voting process within the ballots, technical problems, lack of polling station staff training, underfunding of election administrations, and a number of other small problems that make up one huge issue.

For the most part, the average voter outside the US spends around 2–3 minutes and no more than 20 voting

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Though, interesting to think, but some say that the long lines aren’t all that bad. It is said to be a celebration by those who endure them—it is a sign of patriotic enthusiasm. Others do think it’s more a form of sadism rather than a celebration, but nobody’s judging if it works for people.

What are your thoughts on this? Tell us your voting experience in your country in the comment section below!

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WATCH LIVE: Biden attends event encouraging the public to vote in Miramar, Florida

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Oct 13, 2020  PBS NewsHour

Tuesday on the NewsHour, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee question Amy Coney Barrett during her Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Plus: Sens. Durbin and Grassley on the nominee and the proceedings, legal analysis of the hearing, Florida’s electoral importance, global fears over the spread of coronavirus and an investigative report on injury patterns at Amazon’s busy warehouses. Editor’s Note: The final graphic on injury rates in the segment about Amazon was changed from an earlier version. The new graphic is identical to one that appears earlier in the piece. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS How Barrett answered on hot-button political issues https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BHqA… Why Durbin sees Barrett nomination as a ‘big problem’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjkGo… Grassley commends Barrett for her ‘impeccable credentials’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTpeO… 2 legal experts on Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8KMd… How Trump and Biden are talking to critical Florida voters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdYr8… News Wrap: Va. online voter registration down on final day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VayhF… What countries where coronavirus is surging have in common https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=decvn… Leaked records show Amazon misled public on warehouse safety https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anTp5… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

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Oct 12, 2020  PBS NewsHour

Monday on the NewsHour, the Senate Judiciary Committee begins confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s latest nominee to the Supreme Court. Plus: An update from the presidential campaigns, global protests by Indigenous peoples, Rick Gates on President Trump, a competitive Texas congressional district, Politics Monday and the legacy of NBA superstar LeBron James. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS Democrats worry over ACA as Senate panel considers Barrett https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQk1o… What happened on Day 1 of Barrett’s confirmation hearings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChGcO… Biden, Pence emphasize significance of Barrett hearings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0leS… News Wrap: Remnants of Hurricane Delta soak mid-Atlantic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVvyB… Indigenous peoples worldwide echo calls for racial justice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIC14… Rick Gates on Mueller, why presidential ‘polls are wrong’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIxlC… How this GOP stronghold Texas district became competitive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vz-s8… Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump’s return to rallies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2zHJ… Ray Allen on ‘civic-minded’ sports superstar LeBron James https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXdCY… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

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Oct 11, 2020  PBS NewsHour

On this edition for Sunday, October 11, President Trump says he is clear to hit the campaign trail, confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett are set to begin, and how a mobile truck is helping social workers reach out to people in need during the pandemic. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

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Oct 10, 2020  PBS NewsHour

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Oct 13, 2020  NBC News

Eli Lilly’s coronavirus antibody treatment trial halted, Judge Amy Coney Barrett pressed on past Supreme Court rulings in confirmation hearing, and Texas early voting begins with long lines and wait times. Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). 00:00 Intro 01:40 Eli Lilly Halts Antibody Trial Over Safety Concerns 02:27 J & J Vaccine Trial Paused Over ‘Unexplained Illness’ 03:15 Coronavirus Fall Surge Hitting Dozens Of U.S. States 04:15 Eli Lilly Antibody , J & J Vaccine Trials Abruptly Halted 05:16 Amy Coney Barrett Faces First Day Of Senate Questions 08:46 Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Grilled On Obamacare Case 09:33 Supreme Court Sides With Trump Administration On Cencus 09:57 Militia Members Allegedly Targeted Second Governor 11:33 Trump & Biden Hold Dueling Battleground Events 11:59 Massive Lines As Early Voting Gets Underway In Texas 13:33 Battle Over Misleading Ballot Drop Boxes In California 15:06 Virgiania’s Voter Registration Shut Down By Cut Cable 15:38 Apple Unveils New IPhone 12 With 5G Capablity 17:31 Cristiano Ronaldo, Dustin Johnson Test COVID Positive 17:50 Nation’s First Firefighting Robot Rolls Into Action » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews Connect with NBC Nightly News online! NBC News App: https://smart.link/5d0cd9df61b80 Breaking News Alerts: https://link.nbcnews.com/join/5cj/bre… Visit NBCNightlyNews.com: https://nbcnews.to/2wFotQ8 Find Nightly News on Facebook: https://bit.ly/2TZ1PhF Follow Nightly News on Twitter: https://bit.ly/1yFY2s4 Follow Nightly News on Instagram: https://bit.ly/2tEncJD NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories. NBC News Digital features NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, TODAY.com, Nightly News, Meet the Press, Dateline, and the existing apps and digital extensions of these respective properties. We deliver the best in breaking news, live video coverage, original journalism and segments from your favorite NBC News Shows.” NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – October 13th, 2020 | NBC Nightly News

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Oct 13, 2020  Amanpour and Company

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Three Takeaways from Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearing: Guns, ACA/Obamacare and Recusal

Oct 13, 2020  Glenn Kirschner

Today’s hearing on Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be a Supreme Court Justice covered several big-ticket issues: her view on the Second Amendment’s right to bear arms and the law prohibiting possession of firearms by convicted felons; her skepticism over Chief Justice Roberts’ opinion upholding the Affordable Care Act (AC); and whether she would participate or refuse to participate (recuse herself) in any case involving a challenge of the results of the upcoming presidential election. Here is a layman’s explanation of these issues and more . . . *EDITED: IN THE VIDEO, IN 6:15 I INADVERTENTLY SAID THAT I DISAGREE WITH THE TWO JUDGE MAJORITY IN THE CANTOR CASE. I MEANT TO SAY, “I AGREE.” BUT I CORRECTLY STATED THAT I DISAGREE WITH JUDGE BARRETT’S DISSENT IN THE CANTOR CASE. Please consider becoming a #TeamJustice patron at: https://www.patreon.com/glennkirschner My podcast, “Justice Matters with Glenn Kirschner” can be downloaded where you get your podcasts. Follow me on: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch…

‘He Knows’: Trump Fixated On ‘Likely’ Loss To Biden, Per Trump Insider | MSNBC

Oct 13, 2020  MSNBC

New reporting shows Trump’s inner circle worried he failed to handle Covid hitting the White House, bungled debates over a final stimulus package before the election, and ‘blew’ his chance to reset the campaign – raising broader questions of whether he is self-sabotaging. ‘Art of the Deal’ co-author Tony Schwartz discusses Trump’s penchant for hurting himself, how his approach has coarsened over the years, and the wider potential danger facing the U.S. if Trump loses and tries ‘to bring us down with him’ before leaving office, in this interview with MSNBC’s Ari Melber. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. http://www.thebeatwithari.com). Aired on 10/13/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc

Droplets of Love in the Air at Trump’s Return Rally

Oct 13, 2020  Jimmy Kimmel Live

Apple released their new iPhone, Trump made his bigly return to the rally stage in Florida and danced once again to YMCA, Biden is holding drive-in rallies, cases of COVID are up, Trump’s campaign is doubling down on phony Fauci endorsements, and Clare Crawley’s new season of “The Bachelorette” began tonight, she met all of the eligible suitors, and Jimmy’s wife Molly makes her official prediction for who will win Clare’s heart. SUBSCRIBE to get the latest #Kimmel: http://bit.ly/JKLSubscribe Watch Mean Tweets: http://bit.ly/KimmelMT10 Connect with Jimmy Kimmel Live Online:

Mitch McConnell Smugly Laughs At His Own Failure

Oct 13, 2020  The Young Turks

Mitch McConnell only cares about his donors. Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The Young Turks. Keep Hope (and TYT) Alive: http://tyt.com/go Read more HERE: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2… “Nearly 7.8m coronavirus cases and almost 215,000 deaths have been recorded in the US. Amid devastating economic fallout, Congress has not passed a relief package since May, when the Democratic-held House passed a $3tn bill the Republican Senate did not take up. Donald Trump recently dynamited negotiations, which he then tried to restart.” Hosts: Ana Kasparian, Cenk Uygur Cast: Ana Kasparian, Cenk Uygur *** The largest online progressive news show in the world. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE weekdays 6-8 pm ET. Help support our mission and get perks. Membership protects TYT’s independence from corporate ownership and allows us to provide free live shows that speak truth to power for people around the world. See Perks: ? https://www.youtube.com/TheYoungTurks…

The Most Epic Drama To Ever Occupy The White House – The West Wing Cast Takes Over A Late Show

Oct 10, 2020

The Late Show with Stephen ColbertPart 1 – Stephen Colbert gets West Wing fans hyped for this full-show takeover by pointing out that it was Jed Bartlet, not Donald Trump, who presided over the most epic drama to ever occupy the White House. Then the fun starts as Stephen welcomes West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin and cast members Allison Janney, Richard Schiff, Martin Sheen, and Bradley Whitford who bring along a sneak peek of “A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote” which premieres October 15th on HBO Max. Find out more about how you can support When We All Vote at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/the… #WestWingCast #WhenWeAllVote #TheWestWing

Trump Coughs Through Bizarre Hannity Interview on Fox | The Tonight Show

Oct 10, 2020  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy addresses Trump getting a remote health evaluation during his first on-camera interview since he was diagnosed with COVID-19. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Stream now on Peacock: https://bit.ly/3gZJaNy Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: https://www.nbc.com/the-tonight-show JIMMY FALLON ON SOCIAL Follow Jimmy: http://Twitter.com/JimmyFallon Like Jimmy: https://Facebook.com/JimmyFallon Follow Jimmy: https://www.instagram.com/jimmyfallon/ THE TONIGHT SHOW ON SOCIAL Follow The Tonight Show: http://Twitter.com/FallonTonight Like The Tonight Show: https://Facebook.com/FallonTonight Follow The Tonight Show: https://www.instagram.com/fallontonight/ Tonight Show Tumblr: http://fallontonight.tumblr.com

This is the only battleground state Trump is polling ahead

Oct 11, 2020  CNN

CNN’s John King breaks down the latest Electoral College projections three weeks away from the 2020 election as Joe Biden holds a double-digit lead in national polling average. #CNN #News

Tapper lays out politicized moves Trump Cabinet is making ahead of election

Oct 11, 2020  CNN

CNN’s Jake Tapper lays out the ways in which President Trump’s Cabinet secretaries are making politicized moves ahead of the 2020 presidential election. #CNN #News

Inside the Lincoln Project’s campaign against President Trump

Oct 11, 2020  60 Minutes

A group of longtime Republican strategists who have worked with the likes of John McCain and George W. Bush have launched a scorching campaign against the president. Lesley Stahl reports. Subscribe to the 60 Minutes Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1S7CLRu Watch Full Episodes of 60 Minutes HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1Qkjo1F Get more 60 Minutes from 60 Minutes: Overtime HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1KG3sdr Relive past episodes and interviews with 60 Minutes Rewind HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlZiGI Follow 60 Minutes on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/23Xv8Ry Like 60 Minutes on Facebook HERE: http://on.fb.me/1Xb1Dao Follow 60 Minutes on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1KxUsqX Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7T

Michigan Voters Discuss The Terrorist Plot Against Gov. Whitmer: ‘Absolutely Despicable’ | MSNBC

Oct 11, 2020  MSNBC

Voters in Detroit discuss the rise of white supremacist and anti-government militias in Michigan with MSNBC’s Ali Velshi during the fifth stop of the “Velshi Across America 2020” tour, covering eight swing states before the election. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives. Find video clips and segments from The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe, Meet the Press Daily, The Beat with Ari Melber, Deadline: White House with Nicolle Wallace, Hardball, All In, Last Word, 11th Hour, and more.

[LIVE] Coronavirus Pandemic: Real Time Counter, World Map, News

Started streaming 15 hours ago   Roylab Stats

Coronavirus Live Streaming: Breaking news, world Map and live counter on confirmed cases and recovered cases. I started this live stream on Jan 26th, and since Jan 30th I have been streaming this without stopping. Many people are worried about the spread of coronavirus. For anyone that wants to know the real-time progression of the worldwide spread of this virus, I offer this live stream. The purpose is not to instill fear or panic, nor is it to necessarily comfort; I just want to present the data to help inform the public of the current situation. The purpose of this stream is to show basic information and data to understand the situation easily. For detail information, please visit our reference sites.

Al Jazeera English | Live

Started streaming 9 hours ago  Al Jazeera English

@Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people’s lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a ‘voice to the voiceless’. Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world’s most respected news and current affairs channels. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #BreakingNews #AlJazeeraLive

 

DW News Livestream | Latest news and breaking stories

Started streaming on Sep 21, 2020  DW News

DW News goes deep beneath the surface, providing the key stories from Europe and around the world. Exciting reports and interviews from the worlds of politics, business, sports, culture and social media are presented by our DW anchors in 15-, 30- and 60-minute shows. Correspondents on the ground and experts in the studio deliver detailed insights and analysis of issues that affect our viewers around the world. We combine our expertise on Germany and Europe with a special interest in Africa and Asia while keeping track of stories from the rest of the world. Informative, entertaining and up-to-date – DW News, connecting the dots for our viewers across the globe. Deutsche Welle is Germany’s international broadcaster. We convey a comprehensive image of Germany, report events and developments, incorporate German and other perspectives in a journalistically independent manner. By doing so we promote understanding between cultures and peoples. #dwNews #LiveNews #NewsToday

The Nefertiti phenomenon | DW Documentary

Oct 10, 2020  DW Documentary

World famous, legendary and mysterious: Nefertiti was the wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaton. More than a hundred years after the discovery of her bust, a team of international experts is trying to find the missing pieces in the puzzle of her story. Even more than three thousand years after her death, she remains more popular than any other figure from ancient Egypt: Nefertiti. She is regarded as the most powerful and charismatic woman of antiquity. In 1912, a German Oriental Society expedition came across the life-size sculpture of the queen in the ruins of Achetaton. Over one hundred years later, a team of international experts is trying to solve the remaining mysteries of her fate. How did the mother of six die and why is her mummy missing? —————————————————————- DW Documentary gives you knowledge beyond the headlines. Watch high-class documentaries from German broadcasters and international production companies. Meet intriguing people, travel to distant lands, get a look behind the complexities of daily life and build a deeper understanding of current affairs and global events. Subscribe and explore the world around you with DW Documentary.

Anatomical Collages by Travis Bedel

Anatomical Collages by Travis Bedel

MARCH 14, 2014  CHRISTOPHER JOBSON

Mixed media artist Travis Bedel creates stunning collages that merge anatomical imagery with illustrations from science guides and textbooks. You can see much more of his work over on Tumblr, and he has prints for sale on Society6 and Etsy

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Black Lives  Matter, PBS News, USA TODAY, CNN, MSNBC, The Young Turks, DW News, Brian Tyler Cohen,  ET Canada,  The Daily Show, The New York Times, TED Talks and Wikipedia

PBS News:  July 2 -5, 2020, #WashWeekPBS Full Episode: President Trump’s Declaration of Grievance, Washington Week,  The #WashWeekPBS Bookshelf: “Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump”,  Why a ‘feverish’ Arctic will affect everyone on the globe, Opioids, Inc. (full film) | FRONTLINE – FRONTLINE PBS | Official, and Name Your Favorite Firework!

USA TODAY: John Bolton on his new book “The Room Where it Happened” – FULL INTERVIEW

CNN: US setting records as Covid-19 cases soar, Trump disregards public health warnings for speech at Mt. Rushmore, Stelter: Trump’s Mt. Rushmore speech won’t make sense to most people, GOP governor: The numbers are glaring warning signs,

 MSNBC: Watch Rachel Maddow Highlights: July 1, ‘Trump Is A Threat To Our Nation’: Hundreds Of Ex-Staffers Under George W. Bush Endorse Biden, Speaker Pelosi: ‘The President Himself Is A Hoax’ | Stephanie Ruhle, Cal Perry On The Scene In South Dakota Prior To The Arrival Of President Trump | All In, Epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch on the Risks Americans Face with Reopening | All In, Elijah McClain’s ‘Greatest Crime Was Walking Home While Being Black’ | Stephanie Ruhle, and From Breonna Taylor To Elijah McClain, Rev. Al Sharpton Clues In On Cases Of Police Brutality

 The Young Turks: District Attorney: No Injuries To Elijah McClain

 DW News: Trump’s Mt. Rushmore 4th of July speech: Protesters want to ‘wipe out our history’

 Brian Tyler Cohen:  Top Trump official goes OFF THE DEEP END on national TV over COVID outbreak

 CBS News: Photos show officers reenacting chokehold on Elijah McClain

 ET Canada: Celebs React To ‘Justice For Elijah McClain’

 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Jordan Klepper vs. Trump Supporters

 The New York Times: Our Weekend Briefing, July 4, 2020 bRemy Tumin and David Scull

TED Talks: Katherine Eban A dose of realit about generic drugs and Rebecca Onie What if our health care system kept us healthy

Wikipedia: The History of America’s Independence Day

PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 5, 2020

Jul 5, 2020  PBS NewsHour

On this edition for Sunday, July 5, Fourth of July weekend sees a spike in COVID-19 cases, Jeff Greenfield on President Trump’s campaign strategy, opioid overdose is a hidden epidemic during the pandemic, and, ‘superspreaders:’ what they are and how they’re worsening the spread of COVID, according to scientists researching the disease. Hari Sreenivasan reports from Florida. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 4, 2020

Jul 4, 2020  PBS NewsHour

On this edition for Saturday, July 4, Americans celebrate the holiday weekend amid a surge in COVID-19 cases and Black Lives Matter protests, criticism against Chicago police’s holiday weekend security plan, and an Israeli-Palestinian orchestra celebrates 20 years of intercultural harmony. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from Florida. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

PBS NewsHour full episode, July 3, 2020

Fundraiser

Jul 3, 2020  PBS NewsHour

Friday on the NewsHour, the U.S. tops 50,000 new coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day as the Fourth of July weekend approaches. Plus: Hong Kong reels from China’s free speech crackdown, advertisers pressure Facebook to further regulate its content, a potential new name for the Washington, D.C., football team, Brooks and Capehart, a COVID-19 children’s book and in memoriam. Support your local PBS station here: https://pbs.org/donate WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS News Wrap: Khashoggi trial in absentia begins in Istanbul https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjwAA… Cities struggle to keep residents compliant as virus surges https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2lUq… Why this pro-democracy Hong Kong activist fled his home https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6te5G… Will advertiser boycott force Facebook to change policy? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuS1e… A tipping point for Washington, D.C., football team’s name https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fe1U… David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart on coronavirus failures https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQe9T… A book that teaches children ‘Why We Stay Home’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGBDL… In memory of 5 more U.S. victims of the coronavirus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqTol… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us:

PBS NewsHour full episode, July 2, 2020

Fundraiser

Jul 2, 2020  PBS NewsHour

Thursday on the NewsHour, the U.S. sees a record 50,000 new COVID-19 cases in a day as infections rise in 40 states. Plus: Nurturing the U.S. economy without fueling the pandemic, Hong Kong’s crackdown continues, President Trump’s rhetoric on race, a new twist in the Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse saga, a family textile business adapts to change and a Brief But Spectacular take on empowering community. Support your local PBS station here: https://pbs.org/donate WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS News Wrap: U.S. sees record 50,000 new virus cases in a day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNXJ7… Paul Romer on halting the pandemic to save the U.S. economy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tB6uW… What China’s Hong Kong crackdown says about Xi Jinping https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bTIH… Is Trump’s strategy of stoking racial tensions succeeding? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldUIj… How voters view Trump’s handling of racial unrest, COVID-19 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuc8M… Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest yields new twist in Epstein saga https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cj3Qu… How the pandemic is reshaping American manufacturing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCVm0… A Chicago electrical worker on empowering her community https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cA2kF… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

John Bolton on his new book “The Room Where it Happened” – FULL INTERVIEW | USA TODAY

Premiered Jun 26, 2020

USA TODAY

John Bolton, the former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, talks with USA TODAY’s Washington Bureau chief Susan Page about his new book, “The Room Where It Happened.” RELATED: Watch Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma https://youtu.be/WcBTkokxAmc Bolton has gained national attention for his criticism of Donald Trump after spending nearly a year and half as the president’s top adviser on national security. Bolton continues his criticism and recounts for USA TODAY some instances in which he questioned Trump’s acumen, intelligence and dedication to issues of national security. Susan Page asks Bolton about the impeachment efforts led by House Democratic Party leadership, to which Bolton responds that he would have convicted Trump on Ukraine. But Bolton is not interested in supporting Joe Biden, or any other Democratic candidates in 2020. He plans to write-in a conservative of his own choosing. » Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh » Watch more on this and other topics from USA TODAY: https://bit.ly/2VfvRjw » USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR. #johnbolton #theroomwhereithappened #usatoday

#WashWeekPBS Full Episode: President Trump’s Declaration of Grievance

Jul 3, 2020  Washington Week

President Trump is speaking Friday night at Mount Rushmore, ahead of Independence Day.

The visit captures this president at this moment: turning to symbols from the past and rallying his base as his campaign faces mounting challenges. The panel also discussed reporting from multiple news organizations that Russia offered bounties to the Taliban to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan. Panel: Ayesha Rascoe of NPR, Weijia Jiang of CBS News, Peter Baker of The New York Times and Jonathan Swan of AXIOS

The #WashWeekPBS Bookshelf: “Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump”

Jul 3, 2020

Washington Week

On the Washington Week Extra, presidential historian Kate Andersen Brower discusses her newest book Team of Five: The President’s Club in the Age of Trump.

US setting records as Covid-19 cases soar

Jul 5, 2020  CNN

CNN’s Phil Mattingly looks into the latest numbers of the coronavirus pandemic as case counts continue to rise throughout the nation. #CNN #News

Watch Rachel Maddow Highlights: July 1 | MSNBC

Jul 2, 2020  MSNBC

Watch the top news stories and highlights from The Rachel Maddow Show, airing weeknights at 9 p.m. on MSNBC. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news and in-depth analysis of the headlines, as well as informed perspectives. Find video clips and segments from The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe, All In, Last Word, 11th Hour, and more. Connect with MSNBC Online Visit msnbc.com: http://on.msnbc.com/Readmsnbc Subscribe to MSNBC Newsletter: MSNBC.com/NewslettersYouTube Find MSNBC on Facebook: http://on.msnbc.com/Likemsnbc Follow MSNBC on Twitter: http://on.msnbc.com/Followmsnbc Follow MSNBC on Instagram: http://on.msnbc.com/Instamsnbc Watch Rachel Maddow Highlights: July 1 | MSNBC

Trump disregards public health warnings for speech at Mt. Rushmore

Jul 3, 2020  CNN

President Donald Trump will soon speak at Mt. Rushmore where masks are optional, and the crowd will not be social distancing. #CNN #News

Why a ‘feverish’ Arctic will affect everyone on the globe

Jun 25, 2020  PBS NewsHour

A historic heat wave is occurring in the Arctic, already the fastest-warming place on Earth due to the increasing accumulation of greenhouse gases. Dr. Merritt Turetsky, director of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado Boulder, has studied the Arctic for decades. She joins William Brangham to discuss causes and consequences of the Arctic’s rising temperatures. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us:

Opioids, Inc. (full film) | FRONTLINE

Jun 18, 2020  FRONTLINE PBS | Official

Pushing opioids. Bribing doctors. Making millions. FRONTLINE and the Financial Times investigate how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller up to 100 times stronger than morphine — and how some Wall Street investors looked the other way. This journalism is made possible by viewers like you. Support your local PBS station here: http://www.pbs.org/donate “Opioids, Inc.” tells the inside story of how Insys profited from Subsys, a fast-acting fentanyl-based spray that’s been linked to hundreds of deaths. Tactics included targeting high-prescribing doctors and nurse practitioners known as “whales,” misleading insurers, and holding contests for the sales team: the higher the prescription doses they got doctors to write, the larger the cash prize — despite the dangers to patients. But as the documentary traces in unprecedented detail, the scheme fell apart: With federal prosecutors using anti-racketeering laws designed to fight organized crime, Insys became the first pharmaceutical company to have its CEOsentenced to prison timein federal courtin connection with the opioid crisis. #Opioids #OpioidCrisis #WallStreet Love FRONTLINE? Find us on the PBS Video App where there are more than 300 FRONTLINE documentaries available for you to watch any time: https://to.pbs.org/FLVideoApp

‘Trump Is A Threat To Our Nation’: Hundreds Of Ex-Staffers Under George W. Bush Endorse Biden

Jul 4, 2020  MSNBC

Kristopher Purcell, a member of 43 Alumni for Biden, explains why hundreds of Republican ex-staffers under George W. Bush are coming together to endorse Joe Biden and says, “Donald Trump is a threat to our nation.”» Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives. Find video clips and segments from The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe, Meet the Press Daily, The Beat with Ari Melber, Deadline: White House with Nicolle Wallace, Hardball, All In, Last Word, 11th Hour, and more. Connect with MSNBC Online Visit msnbc.com: http://on.msnbc.com/Readmsnbc Subscribe to MSNBC Newsletter: http://http://MSNBC.com/NewslettersYo… Find MSNBC on Facebook: http://on.msnbc.com/Likemsnbc Follow MSNBC on Twitter: http://on.msnbc.com/Followmsnbc Follow MSNBC on Instagram: http://on.msnbc.com/Instamsnbc ‘Trump Is A Threat To Our Nation’: Hundreds Of Ex-Staffers Under George W. Bush Endorse Biden

Stelter: Trump’s Mt. Rushmore speech won’t make sense to most people

Jul 4, 2020  CNN

President Donald Trump used the backdrop of Mount Rushmore the night before the Fourth of July to deliver a speech to his base. CNN’s Brian Stelter examines the message of his speech. #CNN #News

GOP governor: The numbers are glaring warning signs

Jul 4, 2020  CNN

Experts are urging caution as Americans gather to celebrate the 4th of July. CNN’s Polo Sandoval reports. #CNN #News

Trump’s Mt. Rushmore 4th of July speech: Protesters want to ‘wipe out our history’

Jul 4, 2020  DW News

US President Donald Trump has kicked off Independence Day celebrations at an event in South Dakota. Fireworks lit up the sky over the Mount Rushmore monument which, in a controversial move, Trump chose as the venue for this year’s festivities. In a divisive speech, he criticized recent protests against racial injustice as “a merciless campaign to wipe out our history.” Trump made little reference to the coronavirus pandemic, though his speech came on a day the US saw another record rise in cases, with more than 57,000 new infections. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutsche… For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ?Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewell… ?Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ?Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dw_stories/ Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/channel/deuts… #Coronavirus #Trump #MountRushmore

Cal Perry On The Scene In South Dakota Prior To The Arrival Of President Trump | All In | MSNBC

Jul 3, 2020  MSNBC

MSNBC Correspondent Cal Perry is on the ground in South Dakota amidst protests for President Trump’s visit to mark the Fourth of July. Aired on 7/3/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives. Find video clips and segments from The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe, Meet the Press Daily, The Beat with Ari Melber, Deadline: White House with Nicolle Wallace, Hardball, All In, Last Word, 11th Hour, and more. Connect with MSNBC Online Visit msnbc.com: http://on.msnbc.com/Readmsnbc Subscribe to MSNBC Newsletter: http://MSNBC.com/NewslettersYouTube

Epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch on the Risks Americans Face with Reopening | All In | MSNBC

Jul 3, 2020   MSNBC

As coronavirus cases continue to grow across the country, Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch discusses the risks of reopening and trajectory of the spread. Aired on 7/3/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives. Find video clips and segments from The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe, Meet the Press Daily, The Beat with Ari Melber, Deadline: White House with Nicolle Wallace, Hardball, All In, Last Word, 11th Hour, and more.

Top Trump official goes OFF THE DEEP END on national TV over COVID outbreak

Jul 3, 2020  Brian Tyler Cohen

BREAKING: A top Trump official just went off the deep end on national TV over the COVID outbreak. Demand White House officials stop wasting time defending Trump’s lies, sign here ? http://odaction.com/btcwhlies Subscribe for more and follow me here: PODCAST: https://apple.co/36UvEHs (or search for “No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen” on your preferred podcast platform) TWITTER: https://twitter.com/briantylercohen INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/briantylerc… FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/briantylercohen PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/briantylercohen Please sign up for updates on my new projects below: https://www.briantylercohen.com/sign-up/ Sources: https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-persp… https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/08/he… https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsand… https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/us-…

Photos show officers reenacting chokehold on Elijah McClain

Jul 3, 2020  CBS News

Several officers in Aurora, Colorado, have been fired over a photo that reenacted a chokehold their colleagues used on Elijah McClain, who died in police custody in 2019.

Celebs React To ‘Justice For Elijah McClain’

Jun 25, 2020  ET Canada

During “ET Canada Live”, Roz Weston, Graeme O’Neil and guest co-host Elamin Abdelmahmoud discuss the “Justice For Elijah McClain” call for action and the celeb reaction from Ellen DeGeneres and Klay Thompson. SUBSCRIBE to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ETCanada…

Elijah McClain’s ‘Greatest Crime Was Walking Home While Being Black’ | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC

Jun 26, 2020  MSNBC

Colorado’s governor has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the death of Elijah McClain- 10 months after he died after an interaction with police. His family’s attorney Mari Newman joins Stephanie Ruhle to discuss the latest. Aired on 06/26/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc

District Attorney: No Injuries To Elijah McClain

Jun 26, 2020  The Young Turks

Colorado will investigate the death of Elijah McClain. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss on The Young Turks. Keep Hope (and TYT) Alive: http://tyt.com/go Read more here: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti… “The Colorado governor has reopened the investigation into the death of Elijah McClain, who died after being placed in a chokehold by cops and being sedated with ketamine. Governor Jared Polis announced Thursday he has ordered prosecutors to reopen the inquiry into the black unarmed 23-year-old’s death after being ‘moved’ by speaking to the victim’s mother. He said the state ‘owe[s] it to his family to take this step’ and warned that charges could be brought against the officers involved – after the Colorado District Attorney earlier defended his decision not to charge the cops.” Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian Cast: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian

From Breonna Taylor To Elijah McClain, Rev. Al Sharpton Clues In On Cases Of Police Brutality

Jun 28, 2020  MSNBC

In this moment of protest, Rev. Al Sharpton gives an update on the individual cases that have sparked the new civil rights movement. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: MSNBC is the premiere destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary and informed perspectives. Reaching more than 95 million households worldwide, MSNBC offers a full schedule of live news coverage, political opinions and award-winning documentary programming — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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The New York Times <nytdirect@nytimes.com> Our Weekend Briefing,

July 4, 2020

By Remy Tumin and David Scull

 

Good morning, and happy Independence Day.
We tend to pause at the end of December to recognize and reflect on the year’s most memorable moments. But six months into 2020, it feels as if we’ve already lived decades. And we still have a presidential election to get through.
The first three months of the year seem a distant memory, or as your Weekend Briefing writer likes to refer to it, “a time ago.” Here’s a recap of 2020 so far with some help from Times reporters and editors.

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1. We started 2020 nearly going to war with Iran. Perhaps we should have taken that as a hint of the tumultuous year ahead.
Iran’s top security and intelligence commander was killed on Jan. 2 in a drone strike at Baghdad International Airport that President Trump authorized. Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani was the architect of nearly every significant operation by Iranian intelligence and military forces over the past two decades, claiming the lives of hundreds of Americans in Iraq.
General Suleimani’s killing propelled the U.S. to the precipice of war with Iran and plunged the world into seven days of roiling uncertainty. Online searches for “will there be a draft?” soared.
Earlier this week, Iran issued an arrest warrant for Mr. Trump and 35 others it says were involved in the general’s killing. Interpol, an international police organization, said it would not step in. — Remy
Doug Mills/The New York Times
2. Less than a week into the new year, John Bolton announced that he would be willing to testify in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump.
It was a tantalizing prospect. Mr. Bolton, the former national security adviser, above in 2019, was privy to the inner workings of the White House. He was said to be deeply troubled by Mr. Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine, and had even written a memoir that, when it was finally released months later, divulged, as promised, much of the inside story.
The possibility of his testimony — and of an outcome that wasn’t a party-line acquittal — hung over the trial for weeks. But Republicans, who had endured countless hours of damaging testimony during the House investigation, had no interest in changing the rules of the trial to allow new witnesses.
The Senate voted against hearing from Mr. Bolton, and days later voted to acquit Mr. Trump. — Tom Wright-Piersanti, Briefings editor
Jordan Gale for The New York Times
3. From the beginning, it was always Joe Biden.
Sure, his chances of winning the Democratic presidential nomination looked shaky after devastating early defeats in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada. But his staunch support among Black voters powered a comeback in South Carolina. The one-two-three punch of support from Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar and Beto O’Rourke led to blowout victories on Super Tuesday, effectively spelling the beginning of the end of the competition.
Still, a primary field more than two dozen strong was nothing if not historic. The most women ever to run for president. The biggest age gap. The most racially diverse field. The first openly gay major presidential candidate.
But after three years of President Trump, Democratic voters proved themselves to be tired of the unprecedented. In 2020, the pragmatic outweighed the possible. — Lisa Lerer, political reporter
Tolga Akmen/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
4. It was the breakup heard around the world.
Prince Harry and Meghan delivered a jarring blow to Britain’s royal family when they announced on Jan. 8 that they would “step back” from their official duties. It was an extraordinary retreat by the couple, who had grown increasingly isolated within the House of Windsor since their wedding in 2018.
The couple did not originally have the queen’s approval for their plan to become part-time royals, and went rogue to get ahead of a leak. A deal with Buckingham Palace, which included giving up their royal titles, became official on March 31. Above, their last royal appearance.
They now live in Los Angeles with their son, Archie. — Remy
Jenna Schoenefeld for The New York Times
5. Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash plunged the N.B.A. — and seemingly much of the world — into a state of mourning that persists among the many fans and fellow athletes who idolized him.
The former Los Angeles Lakers star, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people who died in the Jan. 26 accident, which occurred in foggy conditions on a hillside outside of Los Angeles.
Public memorials sprang up overnight, including one in the plaza outside Staples Center, the arena where Bryant had crafted so many singular moments for the Lakers over the course of his 20-year career. — Scott Cacciola, N.B.A. reporter

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6. A landmark #MeToo victory.
On March 11, Harvey Weinstein, the glorified producer who for years dominated Hollywood, was sentenced to 23 years in prison for sex crimes, effectively putting the 67-year-old behind bars for the rest of his life.
His sentencing capped a sharp downfall for the once-powerful media mogul that started in October 2017 when several women openly accused him of sexual assault and harassment, and fundamentally altered the perception of sex crimes and power dynamics. — Alisha Haridasani Gupta, gender reporter
Victor Moriyama for The New York Times
7. It first appeared in The Times on Jan. 6 as a “mysterious, pneumonialike illness” that had sickened a few dozen people in Wuhan, China.
Days later, Chinese researchers identified the source as a coronavirus. Two weeks later, the virus was on the front page of The Times as China scrambled to contain the contagion.
Then, time seemed to accelerate. Once-in-a-generation events began erupting one after the next.
Professional sports leagues around the world suspended seasons. Stocks plunged and a bear market emerged after 11 years in bull territory. The World Health Organization declared the virus a global pandemic. President Trump cut off travel from Europe.
And that was just March 11.
More than 10.9 million people have been sickened worldwide and more than half a million have died. Above, gravediggers in São Paulo, Brazil. In the U.S., the country hit hardest by the virus, a surge in new cases shows that the outbreak is spiraling out of control. And from what we can tell, the virus will most likely be with us for some time. — Jonathan Wolfe, Briefings writer
The New York Times
8. A pandemic does strange things to the economy.
The sharp, sudden drop in activity has produced one of the deepest recessions in history, and also perhaps the shortest. Indeed, it may already be over: The upswing in May and June, measured against the depths of March and April, make a range of economic indicators look as if they are soaring.
But compared with a year earlier, those same numbers reveal an economy that remains deep in a hole, with millions of jobs destroyed and billions in sales lost. The damage done will take a long time to repair, and reopenings that have been paused or rolled back may make things worse. — Jason Karaian, DealBook editor

9. Everything from work to theater moved online.
Sex work and sex content make an intriguing leading indicator about where both work and entertainment consumption are going.
This year we saw that our unhappy surprise always-at-home culture made opportunities of all kinds, for the kind of professional streaming sex performers pictured above, amateur dancers and entrepreneurs alike.
That will trickle down! Contributing strongly to that? More and more time spent online, the vast majority of that in apps. If you’re not watching TikTok and Instagram and listening to podcasts in the ways that we used to watch CBS and read Condé Nast magazines, the world is leaving you behind, sir or madam! (Fair, that may be a good choice.) — Choire Sicha, Styles editor
Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi for The New York Times
10. Which brings us to the current national unrest.
On Memorial Day, a graphic video captured the police killing of a Black man suspected of using a counterfeit $20 bill. What followed may be the largest movement in U.S. history.
George Floyd died after a white officer knelt on Mr. Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes, ignoring his pleas of “I can’t breathe.” The phrase has been a part of scores of deaths in police custody, but this time, national outrage crested over the use of deadly police restraints and the treatment of African-Americans, sparking a deep examination of the country’s racist past and present.
It manifested in Black Lives Matter protests around the world, including the one above in New York City, with chants of Mr. Floyd’s name along with Breonna TaylorAhmaud ArberyRayshard Brooks and more; in corporate companies confronting enduring forms of racial discrimination; in the removal of statues and Confederate flags; and in police reform.
“A truly great country does not ignore or excuse its sins. It confronts them and then works to make them right,” Nikole Hannah-Jones wrote in The Times Magazine in her case for reparations. “If we are to be redeemed, if we are to live up to the magnificent ideals upon which we were founded, we must do what is just.”
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The History of America’s Independence Day and Name Your Favorite Firework!

 Photo of the “original Rough draught” of the Declaration of Independence courtesy of the Library of Congress.

“Taxation without representation!” was the battle cry in America’s 13 Colonies, which were forced to pay taxes to England’s King George III despite having no representation in the British Parliament. As dissatisfaction grew, British troops were sent in to quell the early movement toward rebellion. Repeated attempts by the Colonists to resolve the crisis without military conflict proved fruitless.

On June 11, 1776, the Colonies’ Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia and formed a committee whose express purpose was drafting a document that would formally sever their ties with Great Britain. The committee included Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston. Jefferson, who was considered the strongest and most eloquent writer, crafted the original draft document (as seen above). A total of 86 changes were made to his draft and the Continental Congress officially adopted the final version on July 4, 1776.

The following day, copies of the Declaration of Independence were distributed, and on July 6, The Pennsylvania Evening Post became the first newspaper to print the extraordinary document. The Declaration of Independence has since become our nation’s most cherished symbol of liberty.

Bonfires and Illuminations

On July 8, 1776, the first public readings of the Declaration were held in Philadelphia’s Independence Square to the ringing of bells and band music. One year later, on July 4, 1777, Philadelphia marked Independence Day by adjourning Congress and celebrating with bonfires, bells and fireworks.

The custom eventually spread to other towns, both large and small, where the day was marked with processions, oratory, picnics, contests, games, military displays and fireworks. Observations throughout the nation became even more common at the end of the War of 1812 with Great Britain.

In June of 1826, Thomas Jefferson sent a letter to Roger C. Weightman, declining an invitation to come to Washington, D.C. to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. It was the last letter that Jefferson, who was gravely ill, ever wrote. In it, Jefferson says of the document:

“May it be to the world, what I believe it will be … the signal of arousing men to burst the chains … and to assume the blessings and security of self-government. That form, which we have substituted, restores the free right to the unbounded exercise of reason and freedom of opinion. All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. …For ourselves, let the annual return of this day forever refresh our recollections of these rights, and an undiminished devotion to them.”

– Thomas Jefferson
June 24, 1826 Monticello

Congress established Independence Day as a holiday in 1870, and in 1938 Congress reaffirmed it as a paid holiday for federal employees. Today, communities across the nation mark this major midsummer holiday with parades, firework displays, picnics and performances of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and marches by John Philip Sousa.

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Name Your Favorite Firework!

Each year A Capitol Fourth strives to bring you the best fireworks display of any July Fourth celebration. But, did you know there are more than a dozen different types of aerial fireworks? Here are 10 examples of the pyrotechnics that you might see at this year’s celebration.

Independence Day celebrations on The Mall in Washington on July 4, 2008.

Peony

The most common type of firework, the peony shell is characterized by a spherical break of colored stars that burn without generating a trail of sparks, or tail effect.

Independence Day celebrations on The Mall in Washington on July 4, 2008.

Chrysanthemum

Similar to a peony, a chrysanthemum has a spherical break of colored stars, though its stars leave behind a trail of sparks.

Independence Day celebrations on The Mall in Washington on July 4, 2008.

Willow

The willow resembles a chrysanthemum, but with long burning silver or gold stars that produce a soft, dome-shaped weeping willow-like effect.

Diadem

As a type of peony or chrysanthemum, a diadem has a cluster of stationary stars at its center.

Palm

This shell contains a few large comet stars, which in bursting create large tendrils that give it the appearance of a palm tree.

Independence Day celebrations on The Mall in Washington on July 4, 2008.

Crossette

A crossette produces stars that each break apart into four smaller stars, creating a crisscross effect.

Horsetail

The horsetail shell is identifiable by its break, which resembles a short tail.

Independence Day celebrations on The Mall in Washington on July 4, 2008.

Ring

A ring shell emits stars in a halo-like shape. Smiley faces, stars and other such identifiable shapes are common variants.

Roman Candle

A Roman candle is a long cylinder that can discharge either a single large star or a series of them between short intervals.

Photo courtesy of Matt Buck via Wikimedia Commons.

Cake

With a fuse that sets off a variety of effects in succession, a cake is essentially many Roman candles fused together. Cakes vary widely in size, though some can contain over 1,000 shots.

Photo courtesy of KSDigital via Wikimedia Commons.

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