“These communities, ordinarily opposed, are now participating in the same struggle.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/ones-an-inmate-and-ones-a-guard-coronavirus-binds-their-loved-ones--in-protest-against-the-state/2020/05/22/4919dbbc-961e-11ea-9f5e-56d8239bf9ad_story.html
Trump has been to one of his golf clubs 266 times since taking office, and he regularly criticized Obama for playing golf, while saying he’d be too busy as president to play. “I’m not going to have time to go golfing, believe me. Believe me. Believe me, folks,” he said in Aug ‘16 https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/1264912066672046081
Some stories about the fact that in order to get outside and perhaps, even a little exercise, I played golf over the weekend. The Fake & Totally Corrupt News makes it sound like a mortal sin - I knew this would happen! What they don’t say is that it was my first golf in almost...
Joe Biden has made his first in-person appearance in more than two months as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home. http://apne.ws/UQgw5W4
As the U.S. neared 100,000 coronavirus deaths, President Trump tweeted and golfed, making little effort to recognize the toll he predicted would never be reached https://nyti.ms/3bZs9QP
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Harry Reid makes it official he's backing Joe Biden.
Yes, he's is part of the establishment, but played a critical role in Elizabeth Warren's career (https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/cold-call-someone-she-never-met-changed-elizabeth-warren-s-n1057926) and has been close with Sanders, whose campaign is run by a former Reid aide and who won the NV Caucus.
The actress, who turned 98 in January, says she's feeling grateful as she makes life at home peaceful while self-isolating to protect herself from the virus. https://cnn.it/2ATkpmr
The mayor of Manaus — a city of 2 million people that has been stricken by Covid-19 — called on Jair Bolosonaro to resign, "shut up and stay at home."
The President's "dream" is to be a dictator, "but he's too stupid," Arthur Virgilio Neto told CNN. https://cnn.it/3c4ng8W
Photos and video of Memorial Day weekend celebrations across the US showed plenty of people going to the beach and gathering on boardwalks, but not a lot of people social distancing or wearing masks. https://cnn.it/2yxWBDT
Imagine a smartphone app that has access to your medical records and assigns you a daily score based on your preconditions, recent checkups and lifestyle habits.
This is what one Chinese city has envisioned for its more than 10 million residents. https://cnn.it/2XtZGgD
BABY BELUGA: Whisper the beluga whale gave birth to a 174-pound calf on May 17. The Georgia Aquarium released video of the two and said they are resting and bonding.
"COVID doesn’t care if you’re rich," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tells @Nightline. "It doesn’t care if you’re poor. It doesn’t care if you're documented, undocumented, black or white or Latino. This is a risk that impacts every single one of us.” https://abcn.ws/3gkFgPV
Asian Americans are facing a coronavirus "double whammy" of discrimination—and skyrocketing unemployment. https://abcn.ws/3go60yT
"We are seeing...these inequalities—and they're playing out in terms of the risk of death."
The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the Bronx and left a community bearing New York City’s highest rates of COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations. https://abcn.ws/2TBcP6p
Black Americans and Latinos are nearly three times more likely to personally know someone who has died from coronavirus than white Americans, according to @ABC News/Ipsos poll. https://abcn.ws/2ZDF603
The world learned about a new coronavirus 5 months ago. Here's what we now know about COVID-19. https://nbcnews.to/2X4mnt4
A Memorial Day salute to veterans and COVID-19 frontline workers - @NBCNewsNOW https://nbcnews.to/3gneXIV
Colleges are laying off their adjunct faculty, which mostly consists of women and people of color. https://nbcnews.to/2LYKCT0