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The problem with ‘deprogramming’ QAnon followers

Recent calls to deprogram QAnon conspiracy followers are steeped in discredited notions about brainwashing. As popularly imagined, brainwashing is a coercive procedure that programs new…

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‘Now, we need to make the change permanent’: FDA lifts abortion pill restriction during pandemic

Healthcare providers, reproductive rights advocates, and progressive politicians are not only celebrating the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision this week to lift a restriction…

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Former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst arrested on domestic violence charge

Former Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has been arrested and accused of domestic violence. Dewhurst was arrested Tuesday evening in Dallas, according to Dallas police. He…

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The discovery of the lost city of ‘the Dazzling Aten’ will offer vital clues about domestic and urban life in Ancient Egypt

An almost 3,400-year-old industrial, royal metropolis, “the Dazzling Aten”, has been found on the west bank of the Nile near the modern day city of…

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‘That is not how it works’: Jen Psaki dismantles conservative reporter’s factually incorrect question

During a press conference at the White House this Wednesday, reporter Owen Jensen from the Catholic news network EWTN asked Jen Psaki a question regarding…

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FBI chief says five QAnon conspiracy advocates arrested for January 6 U.S. Capitol attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – FBI director Christopher Wray told a Senate committee hearing that at least five self-identified advocates of the QAnon conspiracy theory have been…

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Defense expert testifies Floyd died from heart disease in Chauvin murder trial

By Jonathan Allen MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – A medical expert testifying in defense of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin told the jury on Wednesday he…

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GOP legislators are pushing anti-vaxx bills devised by group associated with infamous ‘Demon sperm’ doctor

A new report from Vice News documents how a “fringe” anti-vaccination group has succeeded in getting Republican state legislators to push bills that the website…

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Capitol cop cleared by DOJ in fatal shooting of Trump supporter Ashli Babbitt during Jan. 6 riot

The U.S. Department of Justice will not file charges against a U.S. Capitol police officer who fatally shot a woman during the Jan. 6 insurrection….

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New hunt for legendary missing Orson Welles reels

A US documentary team are set to chase down the Holy Grail of Golden Era Hollywood: the missing reels of Orson Welles’s 1942 classic “The…

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Former GOP candidate for Senate arrested in racist extortion plot

A former Republican candidate for U.S. Senate has been arrested by police in Colorado and charged with felony criminal extortion as well as misdemeanor ethnic…

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Trump, defying custom, hasn’t given the National Archives records of his speeches at political rallies

Public figures live on within the words they are remembered by. To understand the effect they had on history, their words need to be documented….

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Woman blames Trump for anti-vaxxer friend’s COVID-19 death: ‘He could have saved so many lives’

After a West Virginia woman died from COVID-19, her best friend blames former president Donald Trump’s refusal to enthusiastically embrace vaccinations. The former president got…

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WATCH: John Cornyn gets decimated by Biden nominee after he’s confused by satirical op-ed

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) backed down at a confirmation hearing for Assistant Attorney General nominee Kristen M. Clarke on Wednesday after discovering that he had…

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Man who ‘invited Christ back into our Capitol’ during pro-Trump riot has been arrested

Michael Lee Roche was arrested Tuesday for storming the U.S. Capitol, like hundreds of others, on January 6. But unlike most, Roche was crystal clear…

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Cop who fatally shot Daunte Wright will be charged with manslaughter: report

Former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter will be charged with manslaughter after she fatally shot Daunte Wright. Local news station KSTP reports that the…

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Judge scolds MAGA rioter after authorities find he kept a machete against court orders

MAGA rioter Jeremy Vorous got a scolding from a judge this week after he defied a court order against possessing any weapons in the time…

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Matt Gaetz walks away from CNN reporter asking about nude photos and seized phone

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) on Wednesday walked away when a reporter asked him if he had shared nude photos with other lawmakers and if the…

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Republican US Rep. Kevin Brady will retire from Congress at the end of his term

U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-The Woodlands, announced Wednesday morning that this will be his last term serving in the U.S. House. First elected in 1996,…

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Trump did one thing right and Biden is following suit – but now it’s driving Republicans insane

There were many bizarre moments during the Trump administration but one of the oddest has to be that time he spontaneously invited the Taliban to…

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US CEOs sign statement against ‘discriminatory’ voting laws

Hundreds of American chief executives, companies, non-profits and others on Wednesday signed a statement opposing legislation that would curtail voting rights in the United States….

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