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Two lefties make a right, if you’re a rare garden snail

Two lefties make a right, if you’re a rare garden snail

A scientific journey that began with a lovelorn snail has provided new information regarding the cause of that snail’s rare shell. The lovesick gastropod was a garden snail called Jeremy, named after the reportedly garden-loving, left-wing UK politician Jeremy Corbyn, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Biology Letters. Jeremy was rare for…MORE

Mother of George Floyd’s daughter says she wants justice for him

Mother of George Floyd’s daughter says she wants justice for him

The mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter is calling for justice over his death. “I want justice for him because he was good, no matter what anybody thinks,” Roxie Washington told reporters at a press conference in Minneapolis on Tuesday. “He was good and this is the proof that he was a good man,” she…MORE

Tear gas: Prepare for what to do if you’re exposed

Tear gas: Prepare for what to do if you’re exposed

Sam was one of hundreds of peaceful protesters gathered outside the CNN Center in downtown Atlanta on Monday night. An anthropologist in her early 20s who studies social movements, she was among those in the crowd chatting with friends around 8:30 p.m., shortly before the city’s 9 p.m. curfew. A black woman with asthma, Sam…MORE

8 words that reveal Republicans’ total complicity with Trump

On Tuesday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked about President Donald Trump’s speech Monday night and┬ádecision to forcibly remove peaceful protesters ahead of a photo op in front of St. John’s Church. “I’m not going to critique other people’s performances,” offered the highest ranking Republican elected leader in Congress. Those eight words amount…MORE

DC and Philly leaders say curfews won’t get in the way of voting

DC and Philly leaders say curfews won’t get in the way of voting

Officials in Washington, DC, and Philadelphia are letting voters know they can travel to and from polls on Tuesday night even as curfews aimed at curbing protests take effect. In Washington, Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered a citywide curfew that starts at 7 p.m. and ends the following morning at 6 a.m. Polls are set to…MORE

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