02 Jun 2020

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Trump plan to deploy troops in cities shocks generals and alarms Democrats in Congress

Trump plan to deploy troops in cities shocks generals and alarms Democrats in CongressRetired top generals reacted with alarm Tuesday to President Trump's plan to use active-duty military to patrol cities where police have failed to contain violence, while Democrats in Congress said they would seek to block funding for any domestic troop deployment.


02 Jun 2020 9:56pm GMT

On coronavirus vaccine, don't hold your breath, experts say

On coronavirus vaccine, don't hold your breath, experts sayInfectious disease specialists and vaccine developers interviewed by Yahoo News said that even accepting some encouraging research at face value, it is unclear if or when an effective vaccine will be available.


02 Jun 2020 9:29pm GMT

ICE lacks coronavirus tests for immigrant detainees

ICE lacks coronavirus tests for immigrant detaineesA top immigration official for the Trump administration admitted on Tuesday that immigrants are not systematically tested for the coronavirus when they are apprehended.


02 Jun 2020 7:45pm GMT

23 Jan 2009

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Bettye LaVette's Journey To The National Stage

If you've never heard of Bettye LaVette, the soul singer who belted out "A Change Is Gonna Come" with Jon Bon Jovi at the Inauguration Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan 18., you may be wondering why.

23 Jan 2009 10:46pm GMT

Analyzing The Text Of Obama's Inaugural Address

Although many Americans heard Barack Obama's inauguration speech, they probably weren't listening for plyptotons and catachresis - but Geoff Nunberg was.

23 Jan 2009 2:10pm GMT

20 Jan 2009

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Natasha Trethewey: If My Mom Could See Us Now

Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book Native Guard. Her parents had an interracial marriage while it was still illegal in Mississippi, and Tretheway's poetry often draws on her childhood as a biracial child in the south.

20 Jan 2009 8:24pm GMT