Archive for May 30th, 2020

European Union Leaders Urge U.S. To Remain In WHO

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 30 2020, 7:20 PM

Top officials with the bloc encouraged Trump to rethink his plans to leave the international health agency. Trump's Friday announcement followed weeks of criticisms and threats to pull funding.

Trump Takes Credit For Space Launch That Got Its Start A Decade Ago

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 30 2020, 6:00 PM

The successful SpaceX launch has its roots in two previous administrations, but President Trump credited his own leadership.

Pentagon Orders Military Police To Prepare To Deploy To Minnesota

US & World | | May 30 2020, 4:20 PM

The order follows a night of angry protests in Minneapolis and nationwide. As many as 800 personnel could move within four hours at the governor's request, a U.S. official told NPR.

As Trump Targets Twitter's Legal Shield, Experts Have A Warning

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 30 2020, 10:40 AM

While President Trump lashes out at Twitter, consensus is growing in Washington to repeal the decades-old law that shields tech platforms from lawsuits. Experts warn about unintended consequences.

Supreme Court Rejects Church's Challenge To California's Coronavirus Rules

Crime & Justice | | May 30 2020, 9:40 AM

Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court's liberal bloc in a 5-4 decision issued late Friday. The lawsuit had argued that the state's limits on attendance discriminated against religion.

As More Americans Prepare To Vote By Mail, Postal Service Faces Big Challenges

Politics | | May 30 2020, 6:20 AM

From Trump's tweets to funding issues, the U.S. Postal Service is under pressure as voters are set to turn increasingly toward mail-in ballots during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus FAQs: Is It Safer To Fly Or Drive? Is Air Conditioning A Threat?

Health | | May 30 2020, 6:20 AM

They're not exactly easy questions to answer. In the first case, you must consider motel cleaning regimens and the hazards of driving vs. the risk of sitting next to a sneezy air traveler.

GOP Fears Loss Of Reliable Senate Seat Amid Fractious Kansas Primary

Politics | | May 30 2020, 6:00 AM

The party has held both Senate seats in the state since the Great Depression, but ahead of a Monday deadline Republicans aren't confident that any of the candidates are assured of winning in November.

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