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“[Chansley] regrets very, very much having not just been duped by the president, but by being in a position where he allowed that duping to put him in a position to make decisions he should not have made,” his legal representative said

The New York Times cut the contract of an editor after she tweeted that she had “chills” watching President Joe Biden arrive in Washington, D.C. for his inauguration

The former head of the Iowa branch of the Make-A-Wish Foundation decided to put her own lavish spending ahead of children with cancer, according to Iowa police

“I’m writing a letter to Trump,” Ana Borgia told The Daily Beast, after learning Trump had granted last-minute clemency to the doctor who had left her blind. “I’m very disappointed in him, I’m going to tell him, ‘Why did you pardon this son of a bitch?’”

Anti-vaccine pseudoscience peddler Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. used baseball legend Hank Aaron’s death in a desperate attempt to fan hysteria over the coronavirus vaccine

@mattklewis  admits: "Donald Trump’s absence from Twitter has had an even bigger impact on the American psyche than I might have imagined"

Trump has told some people close to him that if Republican lawmakers moved to bar him from holding office ever again—a potential outcome of the impeachment trial—he could make their lives miserable

Infowars’ Alex Jones has failed to stop the parents of Sandy Hook massacre victims from suing him for defamation—again.

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Donald Trump, answering phone call from 7-year-old on Christmas Eve: "Are you still a believer in Santa? Because at seven it's marginal, right?"

Lawyers representing the U.S. at Julian Assange’s extradition trial have accepted the claim that the WikiLeaks founder was offered a presidential pardon on the condition that he would help cover up Russia’s involvement in hacking emails from the DNC

The University of Alabama has reported more than 560 coronavirus cases since classes restarted last week.

Children of LGBT U.S. citizens may be stripped of their birthright citizenship due to a policy that de-recognizes their parents’ marriage

EXCLUSIVE: In the last 4 years, Jared Kushner and a Russian sovereign wealth fund CEO Kirill Dmitriev have communicated in private about ways the U.S. and Russia could work together

EXCLUSIVE: We spoke to Ira Latrell Toles, 33, who was shot by Derek Chauvin in 2008, the officer at the center of George Floyd’s death. Ira Latrell Toles tells us Derek Chauvin shot him at close range during a domestic call in 2008.

Arizona sheriff who refused to enforce lockdown now has COVID-19

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