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New polls show GOP willingness to subvert 2020 election

New polls released Thursday show just how far Republicans were willing to go to support then-President Donald Trump’s unprecedented efforts to subvert the 2020 election. The research was conducted by the Democracy Fund, a nonpartisan foundation that studies voter attitudes toward democratic institutions and works to strengthen democracy in the US. Their polls found that…MORE

US Ambassador to Russia returns to Moscow

US Ambassador to Russia returns to Moscow

US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan arrived back in Moscow Thursday, days after the Russian ambassador to the US resumed his post in Washington, DC. The return of the envoys to their respective diplomatic posts following months of absence marked a modest deliverable from last week’s summit in Geneva between US President Joe Biden and…MORE

Read the full transcript of Britney Spears’ court hearing statement

Read the full transcript of Britney Spears’ court hearing statement

Britney Spears addressed her court-ordered conservatorship during a hearing on Wednesday. Spears spoke by phone, as the hearing was virtual, and read from prepared notes for a little more than 20 minutes. A transcript of her remarks, which have been lightly edited for clarity, follows below. Britney Spears: Okay, well, I just got a new…MORE

America’s pastime has a new ritual: Frisking pitchers for sticky stuff

America’s pastime has a new ritual: Frisking pitchers for sticky stuff

As New York Mets pitcher Tylor Megill walked off the mound after his Major League Baseball debut Wednesday night, the home faithful got to their feet and heartily applauded the 25-year-old. But those cheers soured when Megill was forced to make a pit stop. The home plate umpire approached Megill and asked him to hand…MORE

What we know about the building that partially collapsed in Surfside, Florida

What we know about the building that partially collapsed in Surfside, Florida

Dozens of condominiums in a Surfside, Florida, residential tower were destroyed when part of the building collapsed early Thursday. At least one person was killed, Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett said, and 51 people were unaccounted for late Thursday morning, a Miami-Dade County official said. A search-and-rescue operation is underway after one side of the building…MORE

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