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Senate GOP to grant subpoena power to chairmen for probes into FBI Russia investigation

Senate Republicans are significantly ramping up their investigations into the FBI’s Russia probe with a pair of committee votes that will give the GOP committee chairmen broad subpoena power to haul in officials from the Obama administration. The Senate Judiciary and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committees will vote to authorize subpoenas in the separate…MORE

Joshua Kimmich says Bayern Munich is planning to join George Floyd protests

Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich says the club is planning on joining the protests against George Floyd’s death and believes white players should stand with their black teammates in showing solidarity. Jadon Sancho, Achraf Hakimi, Weston McKennie and Marcus Thuram all made protests during Bundesliga matches over the weekend and Kimmich says all players have…MORE

How to be anti-racist: Speak out in your own circles

In light of the ongoing protests after the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, some people say they want to become anti-racist. Being anti-racist means more than ridding yourself of racist attitudes, beliefs and behaviors. It means you’re also actively fighting that reprehensible trinity as it manifests in your life on a…MORE

Lance Armstrong: The man who ‘gained the world but lost his soul’

Betsy Andreu is frustrated. She’s just watched the first two hours of Lance Armstrong sharing what the disgraced cyclist calls “his truth” in ESPN’s recent 30-for-30 documentary. She isn’t buying it. “If a man gains the world but loses his soul, is that OK? You cannot believe everything that he says,” the wife of Armstrong’s…MORE

Time to stock your medicine cabinet for the pandemic

It could be a cabinet behind your mirror, a kitchen drawer or a first aid kit you carry in a backpack or in the car. Your medicine cabinet is your first go-to in times of illness, and sometimes it gets a little bare. But we’re in the midst of a global health crisis. And whether…MORE

Astronomers confirm Earth-size exoplanet around nearest star and maybe more

Astronomers have confirmed the existence of Proxima b, an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting the closest star to our sun. The European Southern Observatory’s High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS) detected the planet in 2016. The Very Large Telescope based in Chile has a new and more powerful spectrograph named ESPRESSO, so astronomers decided to use…MORE