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Five takeaways from Facebook's civil rights audit

A two-year audit of Facebook’s civil rights record found “serious setbacks” hurting the social network’s progress on matters such as hate speech, misinformation and bias

The Politics of the Supreme Court

In 2016, Republicans andDemocrats were not onlybattling for the presidency,a spot on the Supreme Court was also on the line.Troy Slaten "The Supreme Court picks that aPresident makes can have longlasting implications." The court has always touted. It'sapolitical nature. However,justices are selected becauseof their conservative or liberal record. Troy Slaten"Trump's Supreme Court picks havesolidified a conservativemajority for possibly thenext generation or so."00:27.250 --> 00:31.650However, recent rulings have put that conservative certainty into question.Chief Justice Roberts, sidingwith more liberal justices torule against Louisiana'sabortion law. And in a 6-3decision, the court rulingLGBTQ+ people are protectedfrom discrimination, withJustice Gorsuch even writingthe opinion. President Trumpwas not happy with thedecision. Rulings on thepresident's own taxes, birthcontrol and Obamacareexceptions and religiousschools are expected thismonth. Matt Klink It is not about politics, it's about the lawand the interpretation of the law." This isn't the firsttime a sitting president hasbeen surprised by hisappointees. Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was nominated tothe court by President Reaganand then upheld rulings forabortion rights. Now, manycourt experts say Roberts isshifting into the traditionalswing vote role, famously heldfor so long by retired Justice Kennedy.Matt Klink "Conservative judges and justices that areconfirmed don't always vote conservatively, and the same holds with liberals. And, that's what makes the SupremeCourt such a fantasticinstitution." With talk of Justice Thomas retiring andJustices: Ginsberg and Bryeraging, the balance of theSupreme Court is again in thehands of a presidential election.In 2016, Republicans andDemocrats were not onlybattling for the presidency,a spot on the Supreme Court was also on the line.Troy Slaten "The Supreme Court picks that aPresident makes can have longlasting implications." The court has always touted. It'sapolitical nature. However,justices are selected becauseof their conservative or liberal record. Troy Slaten"Trump's Supreme Court picks havesolidified a conservativemajority for possibly thenext generation or so."00:27.250 --> 00:31.650However, recent rulings have put that conservative certainty into question.Chief Justice Roberts, sidingwith more liberal justices torule against Louisiana'sabortion law. And in a 6-3decision, the court rulingLGBTQ+ people are protectedfrom discrimination, withJustice Gorsuch even writingthe opinion. President Trumpwas not happy with thedecision. Rulings on thepresident's own taxes, birthcontrol and Obamacareexceptions and religiousschools are expected thismonth. Matt Klink It is not about politics, it's about the lawand the interpretation of the law." This isn't the firsttime a sitting president hasbeen surprised by hisappointees. Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was nominated tothe court by President Reaganand then upheld rulings forabortion rights. Now, manycourt experts say Roberts isshifting into the traditionalswing vote role, famously heldfor so long by retired Justice Kennedy.Matt Klink "Conservative judges and justices that areconfirmed don't always vote conservatively, and the same holds with liberals. And, that's what makes the SupremeCourt such a fantasticinstitution." With talk of Justice Thomas retiring andJustices: Ginsberg and Bryeraging, the balance of theSupreme Court is again in thehands of a presidential election.

Canada predicts historic deficit due to pandemic…

The Canadian government is predicting a historic CDN$343 billion (US$254 billion) deficit for 2020-21 resulting from its economic and stimulus plans to battle COVID-19

Can Foods Stop the Aging Process?

Can the foods we eat stop or slow the aging process?

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CDC: Minorities affected much more in meatpacking…

A new report studying the impact of the coronavirus on workers in meat processing plants has found that 87% of people infected were racial or ethnic minorities and that at least 86 workers have died

Hot Weather Can Be A Training Plus

Working out in hot weather has several health benefits as long as it is done correctly.

US consumers reduced their borrowing by $18.3…

U.S. consumers reduced their borrowing for a third straight month May as the millions of jobs lost because of the coronavirus pandemic made households less eager to take on new debt

Future Family Sizes Smaller Because of COVID?

Experts believe that due to the impacts of COVID-19, family sizes in the coming years will be smaller.

Supreme Court expected to rule on Trump tax…

The Supreme Court is expected to rule Thursday on whether Congress and the Manhattan district attorney can see President Donald Trump’s taxes and other financial records that the president has fought hard to keep private

National Coin Shortage

The coronavirus has caused yet another national shortage, this time its the very item we use to purchase goods; coins.

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Judge dismisses GM's bribery lawsuit against Fiat…

A federal judge in Detroit has tossed out General Motors’ lawsuit alleging that rival Fiat Chrysler paid off union leaders to get better contract terms than GM

Covid-19: The Pull Of The Suburbs

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold across the world many in hard-hit U.S. cities are beginning to see the appeal of the suburbs. More space, better schools, and cheaper housing are drawing city dwellers to the burbs. We hear from Stacey Isaacs a California Realtor and Kristy Richie, a Jacksonville resident who is wanting to abandon inner-city life.

United will warn 36,000 workers they could be…

United Airlines is sending layoff warnings to 36,000 employees, nearly half its U.S. staff

Staying Focused While Working From Home…

As we all adjust to the new normal or working from home, we share some tips and tricks on how to stay focused amidst a host of distractions.

Renters face financial cliff ahead; limited help…

Renters are nearing the end of their financial rope as the assistance and protections given to them during the pandemic run their course

Staying Focused While Working From Home

As we all adjust to the new normal or working from home, we share some tips and tricks on how to stay focused amidst a host of distractions.

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Trump forgoes insults of past, calls Mexico…

President Donald Trump has in the past denigrated Mexican migrants and threatened the U.S. ally with crippling tariffs

Is Soy Bad For You?

The debate around the health benefits of soy continues, this video discusses both its benefits and dangers.