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In the NY Gilgo Beach killings, remains identified 20 years later

In the NY Gilgo Beach killings, remains identified 20 years later

For years in the Gilgo Beach, New York multiple victim investigation, she was “Jane Doe #6.” On Thursday, New York’s Suffolk County Police Department confirmed the remains of Valerie Mack, a 24-year-old Philadelphia mother who went missing two decades ago. Mack’s partial remains were first discovered near Long Island’s Gilgo Beach in 2000, with additional…MORE

How having cancer can put Covid-19 patients at higher risk of dying

How having cancer can put Covid-19 patients at higher risk of dying

Researchers are learning more about the risks cancer patients face if they become sick with Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that has swept through the world. Patients whose cancer was getting worse or spreading were more than five times more likely to die in the space of a month if they caught…MORE

Trump says right-wing voices are being censored. The data says something else

Trump says right-wing voices are being censored. The data says something else

President Donald Trump has angrily complained this week about social media companies, repeatedly accusing them of censoring conservative voices and going as far as to sign an executive order Thursday seeking to limit their power. But data from Facebook, the world’s largest social media company, pours cold water on the assertion that conservative voices are…MORE

GOP’s no-mask caucus: ‘Can you smell through that mask?’

GOP’s no-mask caucus: ‘Can you smell through that mask?’

Call them the no-mask caucus. A contingent of House Republicans continues to defy the recommendations of public health experts and Congress’ top physician to wear face coverings to limit the spread of Covid-19, refusing to wear them on the floor of the chamber, in the hallways of the Capitol or when chatting with aides and…MORE

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto pulls name from Biden running mate consideration

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto pulls name from Biden running mate consideration

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto announced on Thursday that she was withdrawing her name from former Vice President Joe Biden’s search for a running mate. Cortez Masto was considered a serious candidate for the job and was getting pushed by top Democrats like former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, who had directly lobbied Biden about…MORE

As US deaths top 100,000, Trump’s coronavirus task force is curtailed

As US deaths top 100,000, Trump’s coronavirus task force is curtailed

As the American death count from coronavirus ticks above 100,000, the panel assembled by President Donald Trump to confront the pandemic has been sharply curtailed as the White House looks ahead to reopening. Vice President Mike Pence convened the White House coronavirus task force on Thursday for the first time in a week. The group…MORE

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