Archive for July 11th, 2020

Trump Wears Mask In Public For First Time During Walter Reed Visit

Politics | | July 11 2020, 6:00 PM

"I love masks in the appropriate locations," Trump said Saturday. The president's frequent refusal to wear a face covering has stoked controversy, especially as coronavirus cases rise across the U.S.

Thomas Chatterton Williams On Debate, Criticism And The Letter In 'Harper's Magazine'

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | July 11 2020, 4:20 PM

A letter on the importance of open debate was published by Harper's Magazine this week and was signed by more than 150 prominent writers and thinkers, fueling a controversy over debate and privilege.

'Unprecedented, Historic Corruption': Romney Joins Critics Of Stone's Commutation

Politics | | July 11 2020, 12:20 PM

The president's decision to grant clemency to his longtime confidant drew vehement criticism from Democratic lawmakers. Republicans largely kept silent, with one notable exception: Sen. Mitt Romney.

Kids Feel Pandemic Stress Too. Here's How To Help Them Thrive

Health | | July 11 2020, 6:40 AM

For children, the distress shows itself in difficult moods, stomachaches or even regression to behaviors from earlier childhood. Here are seven ideas to help anxious kids feel better.

Coronavirus FAQ: How Do I Protect Myself If The Coronavirus Can Linger In The Air?

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | July 11 2020, 6:20 AM

Researchers say airborne transmission is possible, especially in cramped, indoor settings, but it's unclear how much it contributes to the spread. Here's how to lower your risks, just in case.

A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term

Crime & Justice | | July 11 2020, 6:20 AM

From abortion to religion and immigration, the recent court term featured just about every flashpoint in American law. Here are the highlights, including the influence of Chief Justice John Roberts.

Kick Back With 'Palm Springs,' A Witty Romcom About Fighting Despair

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | July 11 2020, 6:20 AM

The romantic comedy starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti finds two people connecting at a wedding and getting a lot more than they bargained for.

The Racial Justice Reckoning Over Sports Team Names Is Spreading

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | July 11 2020, 6:20 AM

In the wake of George Floyd's killing, Confederate monuments have fallen, food companies have scrubbed racist imagery from labels, and now, pro sports teams names are under fresh review.

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