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Tripp Wire

Linda Tripp died yesterday, Wednesday - not of the Coronavirus, but of pancreatic cancer apparently diagnosed only last week. Without Ms Tripp's decision to tape surreptitiously her conversations with a certain Pentagon colleague, there would have been ...

Finally, a Problem You Really Can Just Throw Money At

The current economic crisis doesn't have to be existential. ...

Is America a Roaring Giant or Crying Baby?

Post-virus America can awake from this epidemic and economic shutdown in one of two different ways. ...

A Stranger Among Us

Welcome to Part Nineteen of our current Tale for Our Time, my serialization of Daniel Defoe's category-smashing mélange of journalistic detail and literary imagination set against the Great Plague of London in 1665. If you've a chum who's a fan of classic fiction in audio form, don't forget our Mark Steyn...

World news

Global Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 100,000, Cases over 1.6 Million

The number of deaths linked to the novel coronavirus reached 100,000 on Friday, as the tally of cases passed 1.6 million, according to a Reuters tally. The first death came in the central Chinese city of Wuhan on Jan. 9. ...

Economy

Technology

Amazon Is Now Letting Warehouse Workers Clock In From Their Phones

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Amazon has begrudgingly rolled out safety measures, seemingly more in response to negative media attention than concern for their workers. Those social distancing measures thankfully now include trusting associates to record their own work hours.Read more......

Making the Future Fashionable as Hell Takes a Lot...

The future of fashion. Can anyone really predict what the most fabulous designs from far, far away will look like? Well, plenty of sci-fi films have tried and costume designers put an incredible amount of work to make our fantastical futures look fab.Read more......

The Coronavirus Death Count Will Be a New Battle...

As parts of the United States settle in for what may be the worst weeks of their local covid-19 outbreaks, a familiar refrain is sure to emerge.Read more......

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Drags Ahsoka Back to...

The past three episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars have seen Ahsoka Tano wrestle with her sense of identity in a time of crisis. What is she without the Jedi Order? What is the Jedi Order in a time of war? What has become of a galaxy of beings pushed...

Singapore Bars Teachers from Using Zoom After Reports of...

Amid mounting privacy concerns and reports of trolls attacks, Singapore has temporarily banned teachers from employing the video-conferencing tool Zoom, Reuters reports. The country’s Ministry of Education also announced Friday that it’s launching inquiries into several “very serious incidents” wherein students were…Read more......

Way Too Many Americans Are Clueless About Local Stay-at-Home...

With most of the U.S. population under statewide shelter-in-place mandates to help curb the spread of covid-19, you’d think everyone would have gotten the message to stay at home by now. And you’d be wrong.Read more......

Science / Health

Dermatologists in France Report COVID-19 Symptoms on Skin

We know fever, fatigue, a dry cough, and shortness of breath are the most common symptoms of the COVID-19 virus, but now dermatologists in France have found the virus can cause unusual manifestations on the skin that might signal infection....

5 Ways to Flatten the Anxiety Curve

Americans are fighting for their psychological health in these turbulent times, says a leading motivational expert....

Some Doctors Hesitant to Use Ventilators to Treat Coronavirus Patients

Hospitals are scrambling to find enough respirators for coronavirus patients, but now a growing number of doctors are questioning if the machines are necessary, or if, in some cases, they are making the patient's condition worse. Many hospitals are reporting......

Companies Scramble to Create a Coronavirus Patient Registry

Healthcare and software companies across the country want to pool medical records to learn more about who the dreaded coronavirus disease strikes and which treatments are most effective. The hope is that an aggregate of pertinent data will help the federal government......

What Experts Say about JK Rowling’s Breathing Tip to Beat COVID-19

“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling, 54, recently announced she recovered from a two-week battle with the coronavirus thanks, in part, to a breathing exercise suggested by her husband, who is a doctor in the U.K....

Bacteria Can Help Predict Risk of Premature Birth

The makeup of bacteria in an expectant mother's vagina may help identify which women are most at risk of giving birth prematurely, a new study suggests....

Headlines

Donald Trump Holds A Shorter Press Briefing — As...

Donald Trump Holds A Shorter Press Briefing — As Even Allies Say They Aren’t Helping Him  DeadlineTrump Keeps Talking. Some Republicans Don’t Like What They’re Hearing.  The New York TimesTrump says more than 2 million coronavirus tests have been done in the US, and claims mass testing not needed  CNNPresident Trump’s coronavirus failures have...

Watch Live: White House Coronavirus Task Force Briefing –...

Watch Live: White House Coronavirus Task Force Briefing  NPRLive: Trump, Coronavirus Task Force hold White House briefing  Fox NewsCoronavirus task force speaks to reporters at the White House  Washington PostPresident Trump’s coronavirus failures have cost lives. Now the integrity of the Nov. 3 vote is in jeopardy:  cleveland.comTrump's self-interest is at odds with safe coronavirus...

Fauci Says U.S. Coronavirus Deaths May Be ‘More Like...

Fauci Says U.S. Coronavirus Deaths May Be 'More Like 60000'; Antibody Tests On Way  NPRFauci speculates Americans could take summer vacations, but there are caveats  CNNFauci on US after coronavirus: No shaking hands ‘ever again’  Fox NewsThe lesson of revised death toll estimates shouldn’t be that distancing was an overreaction  The Washington PostU.S. Urged to...

CNN mocked for changing headline on Senate Dems blocking...

CNN mocked for changing headline on Senate Dems blocking $250B small business fund  Fox NewsSenate adjourns until Monday after Democrats block McConnell's bid to add $250 billion in small business aid  CNBCPhotos show McConnell speaking with mask-clad reporters at distance - Business Insider  Business InsiderThis Crisis Shows the Value of Good Corporate Citizenship  BloombergCongress must...

The Government is out of control

Great hat. Even greater message.

The Canadians Will Have No Alternative

This doctor thinks the healthcare bill will destroy our nation.

She wants change

This lady is a small business owner looking for change.

Entertainment

Sports

Jameis Winston can’t resist as two former Giants QBs argue over him

Jameis Winston is taking the high road after his unorthodox workout attracted the attention from two former Giants quarterbacks, David Carr and Danny Kanell. The drama began with a video that shows the 26-year-old free agent in position to throw a pass while shuffling around a large boxing water bag being...

CBS dumps Dan Fouts, eyes Charles Davis in NFL broadcasting shakeup

CBS Sports has let go of its No. 2 NFL game analyst, Dan Fouts, The Post has learned. CBS is now targeting Fox’s second NFL analyst, Charles Davis, according to sources, as a potential replacement. Fox is trying to retain Davis. CBS has also eyed its own analyst, Trent Green, as...

MLB considering radical realignment for 2020 season: Grapefruit and Cactus leagues

PHOENIX — How about the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies being divisional rivals for the season? Or the Boston Red Sox and Atlanta...

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa holds pre-draft workout despite NFL restrictions

Although coronavirus-related travel and social distancing restrictions forced the cancellation of his original pro day at Alabama, draft prospect Tua Tagovailoa and...