A Black Lives Matter banner made Ginni Thomas, wife of Justice Clarence Thomas, very angry

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12-year-old trumpet player performs for health care workers every night

12:31 a.m.

Trump tells Sean Hannity he 'aced' a cognitive test, which 'surprised' doctors

July 9, 2020

White House reporter tests positive for COVID-19

July 9, 2020

Top U.S. general promises to 'get to the bottom' of Russian bounty reports

July 9, 2020

Tammy Duckworth: Don't let Tucker Carlson's comments on patriotism distract from Trump's failures

July 9, 2020

Biden campaign says his manufacturing and innovation plan would create 5 million jobs

July 9, 2020

Barr tried to coax U.S. attorney out of office with new jobs after investigating Trump, Berman says

July 9, 2020

Former CDC director, education secretaries simply spell out 8 not-so-easy steps to reopen schools

July 9, 2020

Kylie Jenner wears 'healing crystals' while pretending there isn't a pandemic

July 9, 2020

Mariah Carey's memoir is finally finished

July 9, 2020

Rudy Giuliani thwarted a Sacha Baron Cohen prank

July 9, 2020

Roger Stone wanted to delay his prison term. The Justice Department wants him in jail next week.

July 9, 2020

Michael Cohen is reportedly going back to prison

July 9, 2020

U.S. sanctions Chinese officials for human rights abuses against Uighur minority

July 9, 2020

The Republican National Convention may be moved outdoors

July 9, 2020

Fauci says states with coronavirus resurgences should consider shutting down again

July 9, 2020

Seoul mayor reportedly found dead after being reported missing

July 9, 2020
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Ginni Thomas.

A Black Lives Matter banner made Ginni Thomas, wife of Justice Clarence Thomas, very angry

1:32 a.m.
Jason Zgonc plays the trumpet outside Emory Decatur Hospital in Georgia.

12-year-old trumpet player performs for health care workers every night

12:31 a.m.
Donald Trump.

Trump tells Sean Hannity he 'aced' a cognitive test, which 'surprised' doctors

July 9, 2020
A White House press conference in early July.

White House reporter tests positive for COVID-19

July 9, 2020
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley.

Top U.S. general promises to 'get to the bottom' of Russian bounty reports

July 9, 2020
Sen. Tammy Duckworth.

Tammy Duckworth: Don't let Tucker Carlson's comments on patriotism distract from Trump's failures

July 9, 2020
Joe Biden.

Biden campaign says his manufacturing and innovation plan would create 5 million jobs

July 9, 2020
Former U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman.

Barr tried to coax U.S. attorney out of office with new jobs after investigating Trump, Berman says

July 9, 2020
Empty classroom.

Former CDC director, education secretaries simply spell out 8 not-so-easy steps to reopen schools

July 9, 2020
Kylie Jenner.

Kylie Jenner wears 'healing crystals' while pretending there isn't a pandemic

July 9, 2020
Cue the angelic music.

Mariah Carey's memoir is finally finished

July 9, 2020
Rudy wins.

Rudy Giuliani thwarted a Sacha Baron Cohen prank

July 9, 2020
Roger Stone.

Roger Stone wanted to delay his prison term. The Justice Department wants him in jail next week.

July 9, 2020
Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen is reportedly going back to prison

July 9, 2020
Chinese flag in Xinjiang province.

U.S. sanctions Chinese officials for human rights abuses against Uighur minority

July 9, 2020
The 2016 Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention may be moved outdoors

July 9, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Fauci says states with coronavirus resurgences should consider shutting down again

July 9, 2020
Park Won-Soon

Seoul mayor reportedly found dead after being reported missing

July 9, 2020
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