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New book suggests Birx wanted Trump to lose presidential election

New book suggests Birx wanted Trump to lose presidential election

A new book written by one of President Joe Biden’s top coronavirus advisers suggests Dr. Deborah Birx hoped former President Donald Trump would lose the 2020 presidential election. In “Preventable,” his new book detailing the federal government’s failures on mitigating the pandemic, Andy Slavitt writes that he met with Birx last August in Minnesota after…MORE

GM shareholders have never had it this good

GM shareholders have never had it this good

Mary Barra — and GM shareholders — is about to have the best shareholder meeting of her seven-plus year tenure on Monday. At last year’s annual meeting the company was struggling to recover from the double blow of the pandemic, which had closed most of its plants and dealerships and raised doubts about car demand…MORE

Baby raccoon stuck in sewer cover freed by firefighters

Baby raccoon stuck in sewer cover freed by firefighters

It may be the saddest yet cutest photo you see all weekend. Firefighters in Michigan rescued a baby raccoon Tuesday after it got its head stuck in a sewer cover. Harrison Township Firefighters Local 1737 posted on Facebook that crews used multiple tools to free the animal. The raccoon did not have any injuries, the…MORE

Delta passengers and crew subdue off-duty flight attendant on Atlanta-bound flight

Delta passengers and crew subdue off-duty flight attendant on Atlanta-bound flight

An off-duty Delta Air Lines flight attendant apparently commandeered the intercom on an Atlanta-bound flight Friday night, leading to a scuffle that forced the plane to land in Oklahoma City, an airline spokesman said. Crew members and passengers of Delta Flight 1730 subdued the man after he assaulted two flight attendants and, according to Oklahoma…MORE

Macron says Biden is ‘part of the club’ at the G7 in leaders’ first formal meeting

Macron says Biden is ‘part of the club’ at the G7 in leaders’ first formal meeting

US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron held their first formal in-person meeting on Saturday. The two leaders discussed a number of issues, ranging from global health security efforts to end the coronavirus pandemic across the globe, inequities stemming from globalization, the global tax rate and the transatlantic alliance, according to the White…MORE

This ancient dinosaur would give today’s blue whale a run for its money

This ancient dinosaur would give today’s blue whale a run for its money

The things that fascinate us most tend to be wonders we have never seen up close. It’s our natural response to be curious, to question what it must be like to fly by Jupiter and its moons or live among dinosaurs. Dinosaur bones have preserved information from millions of years ago, which scientists can use…MORE