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FDA chief refuses to defend Trump claim

The commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration on Sunday declined to defend President Donald Trump's unfounded claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "totally harmless" and repeatedly refused to say whether Trump's remark is true or false.

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More Saharan dust will blow into the US this week

Another round of Saharan dust is forecast to move into the Gulf of Mexico later this week. The haze will blanket the Caribbean and Southern states once again, bringing poor air quality as well as the potential for remarkable sunrises and sunsets.

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How a finance database could help improve policing

In an attempt to address the national outcry over police brutality, President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week that introduces very limited reforms. The order lays the foundation for a national database to track the use of excessive force, but only calls for police officers to be included when they are terminated, de-certified, convicted of a crime, or found liable in civil court. That's remarkably timid — to be truly worthwhile, this database needs to be publicly available and include each police officer's credentials, along with an extensive list of the disciplinary action and complaints he or she has faced. Fortunately, a good model exists: the strikingly transparent national database on the people who handle our financial investments.

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See reporter's difficult question for Mike Pence

CNN's Dana Bash compares Vice President Mike Pence's remarks at the coronavirus task force briefing to the infamous Vietnam-era 'Five o'clock follies' where the government provided a version of events that were very different from the reality people were seeing.

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Prosecutors accuse Barr and DOJ of politicizing probes

Two prosecutors in the Justice Department will ratchet up the criticism of Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday with remarkable congressional testimony accusing senior Justice Department officials of politicizing DOJ investigations and the sentencing of a friend of President Donald Trump.

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'A travesty': Dr. Gupta reacts to Trump's testing remark

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta weighs in on President Donald Trump's comment about the coronavirus at a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Trump said he wanted to "slow the testing down." An administration official later told CNN that the president was "obviously kidding" when he made the remark.

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The remarkable idiocy of holding a Trump rally in Tulsa

Like many others, I was startled to learn that President Donald Trump was resuming his campaign barnstorming in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Startled that he was hitting the road again in the middle of a pandemic, startled that he had picked the place where a massacre of African Americans occurred (and was covered up) 99 years ago, startled that he initially decided to do this on Juneteenth -- June 19, the holiday celebrating the end of slavery.

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Let's dispel the biggest myth of the 2016 election

• Analysis: Why the Donald Trump-West Point ramp story actually matters • Trump defends cautious walk down ramp, which raised questions about his health • Opinion: The remarkable idiocy of holding a Trump rally in Tulsa

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