Wisconsin Democratic Senate candidate facing 4 felony charges

Milwaukee City Councilwoman Chantia Lewis, who is running for the Senate seat held by Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), was charged Tuesday with four felonies for allegedly stealing $21,000 from her own campaign and lying about it.The criminal complaint said Lewis used funds from her campaign to travel to a worship conference in Florida, pay tuition for classes at a…

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Fact-checking works across the globe to correct misinformation

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Fact-checking works to reduce false beliefs across the globe, according to a new study conducted in four countries. Researchers found that fact-checking worked with little variation in Argentina, Nigeria, South Africa and the U.K., and the positive effects were still detectable two weeks later. Even more encouraging, there was no evidence…

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Judge says hospital cannot be forced to administer ivermectin, reversing earlier decision

A judge ruled Monday that an Ohio hospital cannot be forced to give a patient ivermectin for Covid-19, reversing an earlier decision that ordered it to administer a parasite medication that has not been approved to treat the disease.In an 11-page decision, Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Michael Oster Jr. wrote that there “was no…

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Republicans Accidentally Send Letter To Wrong CEO In Attempt To Thwart Jan. 6 Probe

Topline A group of 11 right-wing Republican lawmakers mistakenly sent a letter addressed to the former CEO of Yahoo in an effort to pressure the company not to comply with a records request from the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot. WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 27: (L-R) Rep. Bob Good (R-VA), Rep. Marjorie Taylor…

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U.S. Surges Past 40 Million Covid Infections—Daily Case Count Far Higher Than Labor Day Weekend Of 2020

Topline The total number of Covid-19 infections in the United States since the start of the pandemic surpassed 40 million on Monday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, as a fourth wave fueled by the delta variant is pushing the hospital systems in many states to their breaking point. More than 102,000 Americans were…

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