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Justice Department storm intensifies with new attacks on Barr’s credibility

Justice Department storm intensifies with new attacks on Barr’s credibility

A credibility crisis rocking President Donald Trump’s Justice Department significantly deepened over the long holiday weekend amid rising calls for Attorney General Bill Barr to quit over claims he has politicized of highly sensitive cases. Latest developments suggest that the President’s destruction of the invisible wall between the White House and the department and the…MORE

Bolton jabs Trump but avoids Ukraine as book battle rages on

Bolton jabs Trump but avoids Ukraine as book battle rages on

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton on Monday needled his former boss over foreign policy but — remarkably — largely avoided the Ukraine scandal in favor of issuing a plea that the White House allows his book to be released as-is. “I hope it’s not suppressed,” Bolton said, referring to the White…MORE

A later bedtime linked with obesity for children under 6, study says

A later bedtime linked with obesity for children under 6, study says

A new study has linked a later bedtime with an increased risk of obesity for kids — although the researchers say parents shouldn’t rush to put their preschoolers to sleep earlier as a result. Instead, concerned moms and dads should focus on maintaining a regular routine when it comes to scheduling meal and bed times,…MORE

Cher says she still believes in Joe Biden

Cher says she still believes in Joe Biden

Legendary singer Cher on Monday appeared to throw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential campaign in a series of tweets. The star of screen and stage referenced recent data that shows Biden sinking in the polls, including a new national poll released last week that showed he’s down nine…MORE

Nebraska’s specialized medical care has handled Ebola. Now it’s taking on the novel coronavirus

Nebraska’s specialized medical care has handled Ebola. Now it’s taking on the novel coronavirus

Nebraska’s state slogan “Honestly, it’s not for everyone,” should have an asterisk, because everyone with even the trickiest disease seems welcome at Nebraska’s largest medical facility. Ebola, SARS, monkeypox, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, the Nebraska Medicine/University of Nebraska Medical Center says it is ready to care for patients with any of those difficult diseases. On Monday it…MORE

Charles Portis, author of ‘True Grit,’ dies at 86

Charles Portis, author of ‘True Grit,’ dies at 86

Charles Portis, best known as the author of the novel “True Grit,” died Monday, according to his brother. Portis’ brother, Jonathan Portis, told CNN he passed away in a hospice in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was 86 years old. In 2012, Charles Portis was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Funeral services are set for next Tuesday,…MORE

NYPD confirms detective dead by suicide

NYPD confirms detective dead by suicide

A New York Police Department detective died by suicide in Queens on Monday, the NYPD said. The detective, whose name was not released, was “an active member of the service,” Sgt. Lee Jones told CNN. Monday’s suicide comes after a somber 2019 for the nation’s largest force. An off-duty NYPD sergeant who died by suicide…MORE

Kellye Nakahara, actress in ‘M*A*S*H,’ dies at 72

Kellye Nakahara, actress in ‘M*A*S*H,’ dies at 72

Kellye Nakahara, known for her role in the TV show “M*A*S*H,” died Sunday, according to her sister, Nalani Coleman. Nakahara died at her Pasadena, California, home surrounded by her loved ones, Coleman told CNN Monday. Nakahara was 72. “She was a performer and an artist, and she did her artwork to make people happy, which…MORE

These are the states with the highest risk for melanoma linked to UV rays

These are the states with the highest risk for melanoma linked to UV rays

States with the highest rates of melanoma cases linked to ultraviolet radiation are spread across the United States on the East and West coasts, in Hawaii and in landlocked states, according to a study published Monday in the International Journal of Cancer. Melanoma is one of the most rapidly increasing cancers in the United States,…MORE

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