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DC mayor says she wants out-of-state troops ‘out of Washington’

DC mayor says she wants out-of-state troops ‘out of Washington’

Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser said she wants out-of-state military troops out of the nation’s capital after they were called in to handle the protests over the death of George Floyd. “The very first thing is we want the military — we want troops from out-of-state out of Washington, DC,” Bowser said at a press…MORE

The electoral map is tilting badly against Donald Trump right now

The electoral map is tilting badly against Donald Trump right now

Amid the protests following the police killing of George Floyd and the ongoing fight against the coronavirus pandemic, something very important has been overlooked: President Donald Trump is now a decided underdog to reach the 270 electoral votes he needs to win a second term in the fall. View Trump and Biden head-to-head polling A…MORE

Trump’s approval rally has disappeared

Poll of the week: A new Gallup poll finds Present Donald Trump’s approval stands at 43%. His disapproval rating is at 54%. Trump’s approval rating is down significantly from 49% in March, while his disapproval rating is up 9 points from 45%. What’s the point: Trump received a clear boost in his approval rating as…MORE

Feds direct airlines to refund passengers for canceled flights

Feds direct airlines to refund passengers for canceled flights

Federal officials on Friday ordered airlines to reimburse customers for canceled flights, saying a growing number of passengers are complaining amid the coronavirus pandemic that airlines are providing travel credits rather than refunds. The US Department of Transportation did not say how many claims it has substantiated, but it did direct carriers in an enforcement…MORE

Supreme Court delays oral arguments scheduled for April

Supreme Court delays oral arguments scheduled for April

The Supreme Court said on Friday that it will postpone the remaining two weeks of oral arguments that were set to begin on April 20 and it is considering rescheduling some of the 20 or so cases that it has had to put off so far in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The delayed cases…MORE

The number of people traveling by plane has hit a 10-year low

The number of people traveling by plane has hit a 10-year low

The number of people traveling by plane has hit a 10-year low as the aviation industry reels from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the Transportation Security Administration says. Meanwhile, airport security checkpoints screened fewer than 125,000 people on Thursday, less than 5% of the 2.4 million people, including both passengers and crewmembers, who passed…MORE

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