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Robinhood reveals new investigation hours before its IPO
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Robinhood reveals new investigation hours before its IPO

Regulators are investigating the fact that Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev is not licensed by FINRA, Wall Street’s powerful self-regulator, the online trading platform announced Tuesday. News of the probe comes more than five months after CNN Business reported that Tenev, the public face of Robinhood, is not registered with FINRA, short for the Financial Industry…MORE

How right-wing networks covered the January 6 hearing after months of soft-pedaling the Capitol attack

How right-wing networks covered the January 6 hearing after months of soft-pedaling the Capitol attack

While viewers of other TV channels heard House Democrats denouncing the “whitewashing” of the January 6 attack, One America News viewers witnessed the whitewashing first-hand. On OAN, Tuesday’s select committee hearing about the insurrection barely happened at all. The channel’s poorly-produced programs avoided the substance of the hearing; slipped in several factual mistakes; and promoted…MORE

Homeland Security secretary working virtually after contact with employee who tested positive for Covid-19

Homeland Security secretary working virtually after contact with employee who tested positive for Covid-19

After coming into close contact with a Department of Homeland Security employee who later tested positive for Covid-19, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will work virtually this week, according to a department spokesperson. “The Secretary has no symptoms and has tested negative twice. Official DHS contact tracing is underway,” DHS Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs…MORE

Ex-intelligence analyst gets more than 3 years in prison for sharing classified information with reporter
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Ex-intelligence analyst gets more than 3 years in prison for sharing classified information with reporter

A former intelligence analyst and military service member was sentenced in federal court on Tuesday to three years and nine months in prison for leaking national classified defense information to a journalist, the Justice Department announced. Daniel Everette Hale of Nashville, Tennessee, pleaded guilty in March to illegally obtaining classified national defense information and disclosing…MORE

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Emerging from the pandemic of loneliness
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Emerging from the pandemic of loneliness

It’s an understatement to say that living through a global pandemic for the last 18 months or so has been hard on everyone. But few groups in the United States have had it as bad as older folks. Very early on, it became apparent that the older you were, the worse you would likely fare…MORE

House Republicans pull out of another key select committee in a sign of 1/6 panel fallout
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House Republicans pull out of another key select committee in a sign of 1/6 panel fallout

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has pulled out all six Republicans designated to serve on a key select committee on the economy, three sources tell CNN, a sign of the fallout among House Republicans over being vetoed from the panel investigating the January 6 insurrection. None of McCarthy’s initial appointments to the select committee on…MORE

Swastika is found carved into an elevator at the State Department
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Swastika is found carved into an elevator at the State Department

A swastika was found carved into an elevator at the State Department on Monday, leading Secretary of State Antony Blinken to condemn the hateful carving and describe it as a reminder that anti-Semitism is still alive. “As this painfully reminds us, anti-Semitism isn’t a relic of the past,” Blinken wrote in a memo to all…MORE

This runner qualified for the Olympics but his DACA status almost kept him away from his dream
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This runner qualified for the Olympics but his DACA status almost kept him away from his dream

When Luis Grijalva crossed the finish line at the NCAA track and field championships last month, he knew he could reach his Olympic dream. But first, immigration officials would have to agree to let the 22-year-old runner travel outside the United States and come back to the country he calls home. Grijalva is a Deferred…MORE

Bob Moses’s heroic fight for voting rights should inspire today’s movement, civil rights leaders say
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Bob Moses’s heroic fight for voting rights should inspire today’s movement, civil rights leaders say

He spoke in a Boston-accented monotone that barely rose above a whisper, hated personal attention, and was a brilliant Harvard-trained mathematician who quoted Albert Camus. Bob Moses, who died this week at age 86, was an unconventional civil rights leader. He didn’t energize crowds with fiery speeches, and wasn’t known for leading marches, yet, few…MORE

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