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Women's Super League in England canceled because…

The top women’s soccer league in England has been canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak

6-Year-Old Finds Ancient Object At Archaeological…

A six-year-old boy found an object that dates back to the late Bronze Age at Israel’s Tell Jemmeh archaeological site.

Police Fire Tear Gas On Hong Kong Protesters

Thousands of people protested in Hong Kong Sunday against the Chinese government's plan to impose a national security law on the city.

Trump Threatens to Pull GOP Convention From NC

President Trump is threatening to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina unless the governor can "immediately" guarantee that delegates will be allowed to fill the arena in Charlotte. Trump complained in a series of tweets Monday that Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is still in "shutdown mode" and...

Trump marks Memorial Day at Arlington Cemetery

President Donald Trump began Memorial Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. (May 25)

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Atlético Madrid forward João Félix has minor k…

Atlético Madrid says forward João Félix has sprained his left knee

This Day in History: 'Star Wars' Opens

This Day in History: 'Star Wars' Opens May 25, 1977 The first installment of George Lucas' saga "in a galaxy far, far away," premiered in the U.S. on Memorial Day weekend. Cinema would be forever marked by the premiere, described as an "earthquake" by Princess Leia star, Carrie Fisher. Months before the release, Lucas and 20th Century Fox co-ordinated an extensive marketing push. The anticipation for the film led to long lines, sold out showings and, ultimately, a pop culture phenomenon. Actors Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher became overnight stars and fan obsessions. Now under the helm of Disney, new 'Star Wars' films and streaming shows are scheduled well into the 2020s.

Paper Mario Coming To Nintendo Switch

It's No Longer X Æ A-12 Musk

Less than a month old , the son of Grimes and Elon Musk is already the subject of disagreement between his less-than-conventional parents and the state of California, which has now resulted in little X Æ A-12 Musk being renamed, reports CNN . "Did you change the baby name because of Californian...

What is the history behind Memorial Day?

Did you know that Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day when it started back in 1866? What city is the official birthplace of Memorial Day?

Trump Gives WHO 30 Day Ultimatum, Threatens to…

Trump Gives WHO 30 Day Ultimatum, Threatens to Permanently Cut US Funding President Donald Trump posted his letter to the WHO in a Monday night tweet. He threatened to pull the U.S. out of the World Health Organization (WHO) within 30 days, unless it will "commit to major substantive improvements." Trump had already enacted a 60-day suspension of U.S. payments to the body. The U.S. commits $400 million to the WHO, annually. In his letter, Trump accused the WHO director general of not being harsh enough on China, where the coronavirus is thought to have started. Donald Trump, Twitter Donald Trump, Twitter Earlier on Monday, China pledged $2 billion to the WHO. The nation responded to Trump's late night tweet, accusing him of using the country as an excuse to break U.S. financial obligations. Zhao Lijian, Foreign Ministry

Efforts underway to get food from US farms to the…

One of the many troubling aspects of the coronavirus pandemic has been seeing farmers have to destroy crops and euthanize livestock at a time when millions are losing their jobs and demand is soaring at food banks

Efforts underway to get food from farms to needy

Low demand due to the pandemic has caused farmers to destroy crops and euthanize livestock at a time when demand is soaring at food banks. However, some states and the federal government have begun finding ways to get that food to the needy. (May 25)

5.9 Quake Hits During Interview, Ardern Carries on

If starting your Monday off giving an interview in the middle of a pandemic seemed too easy for Jacinda Ardern, fate decided to throw in a little natural disaster: As Mashable reports, the New Zealand PM was speaking live from the parliament building in Wellington when a 5.9-magnitude earthquake...

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US communities face tough choices on opening…

Public pools in the U.S. will look very different this summer if they open at all with the coronavirus threat still looming

Cops And Residents Save Fawns After Doe Fatally…

Authorities and residents recently saved three fawns that were born when their mother was fatally struck by a car.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Says New York Can Begin…

New York Gov. Cuomo is easing restrictions on professional sports teams, veterinarians and campgrounds.

Boris Johnson Stands by Lockdown Scofflaw

Faced with near-universal calls for the ouster of a top aide who flouted his own lockdown, Boris Johnson stood solidly with Dominic Cummings on Sunday, in what the New York Times calls a "blustery performance." "He followed the instincts of every father and every parent, and I do not mark...

ShowBiz Minute: Memorial Day, Wallen, Prince…

National Memorial Day Concert aired from Los Angeles; Morgan Wallen apologizes after arrest; Prince Charles voices support for arts during a radio interview. (May 25)

Pandemic Prompts Tech Workers To Flee Silicon…

Amid the remote working boom, tech workers from the San Francisco Bay Area may be fleeing the area due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Business Insider, multiple surveys indicate city-dwellers may relocate to smaller, more affordable areas as work from home policies become the norm. Now, a new study places San Jose, California, as one of the best-positioned cities in the US to benefit from the post-pandemic future. San Jose is far less dense, with only 5,300 residents per square mile compared to the 17,000 living in San Francisco. But it's not just traffic and high housing prices that's motivating people to up stakes and move out of cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles. Some are also skittish about remaining in dense environments that are perfect breeding grounds for the spread of infectious diseases.

Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances…

President Donald Trump is threatening to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state’s Democratic governor doesn’t immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Netflix Plans to Get Rid of Inactive Subscribers

Netflix Plans to Get Rid of Inactive Subscribers According to Gizmodo, Netflix will send out email alerts and in-app notifications to users who haven't streamed anything in over a year since signing up. Those who have been inactive for the past two years will get a notice as well. If the user doesn't respond, their membership will be canceled. Netflix, via TechCrunch According to TechCrunch, Netflix says these "zombie accounts" represent less than one percent of its total base. If an account is canceled, the streaming company says it will give people 10 months to rejoin. Doing so within that grace period will allow users to gain back their data, viewing preferences and account details. Netflix's Eddy Wu, via Gizmodo As of April 2020, Netflix says it has almost 183 million total subscriptions.

Trump Finished Taking Hydroxychloroquine

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Republican Party Sues California Over Mail-In…

The Republican National Committee is not OK with California's plan to send every resident a mail-in ballot for the November election and is now suing over what it calls an "illegal power grab" by the governor. The RNC, along with the National Republican Congressional Committee and the California Republican Party,...

Tropical rainfall to douse Florida

AccuWeather meteorologists say there is a possibility an area of showers and thunderstorms develops into the second organized tropical system of the month.

US Men Are Less Likely to Wear Face Masks Because…

US Men Are Less Likely to Wear Face Masks Because 'They're Not Cool,' Says Study The study was conducted by researchers from Middlesex University London and the Berkeley Mathematical Science Research Institute. According to the study, mandatory face coverings to mitigate the coronavirus “has a larger effect on men than on women.” Study Authors, via 'New York Post' The study also found that men are less likely than women to believe they will be affected by COVID-19. Study Authors, via 'New York Post' Data published in the 'European Heart Journal' reveals that men are more than twice as likely to die from COVID-19 than women. The Centers for Disease Control currently recommends that some form of face covering is worn by everyone in public. As of Friday afternoon, more than 1,427,000 people in the U.S. have contracted the coronavirus. Nearly 87,000 people in the U.S. have died.