Kavitha George

Melania's USS George HW Bush Visit Made History — But Not For The Reason You Think

In a series of military events this week, the first lady has been greeting service-members, volunteering with Marines, and, as it turns out, taking a joyride in a military aircraft. Melania Trump's visit to the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier…
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The Cost Of CA Wildfire Damage In 2018 Is Massive — And It Could Keep Climbing

Most scientists agree that the increasingly destructive wildfires California is experiencing will only get worse if climate change progresses. Unfortunately that means costs of rebuilding in the aftermath are going to go up. The financial cost of…
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Here's The One Thing Melania Told Sean Hannity She Absolutely Can't Stand

Serving as first lady pretty much guarantees your name is going to be in the spotlight, and often in pop culture as well. But that's not something that goes over well with everyone. During an interview on Wednesday, Melania Trump told Sean Hannity…
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Taxpayers Reportedly Dropped Over $58,000 For Ivanka To Take A "Personal Trip"

Whether it's a family vacation, Trump organization business trip, or diplomatic visit, pretty much every time a member of the Trump family travels, it's costing taxpayers something. This week, Quartz reported that Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump's…
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What You Need To Know About The House Races That Still Haven't Been Called

Thursday marks exactly one month since the 2018 midterm elections. The votes have been in for awhile now, but if you're wondering whether all the House races have been called, the answer is no. At least a couple nail-bitingly close races will remain…
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CNN's New York Offices Are Being Evacuated After Someone Phoned In A Bomb Threat

Late on Thursday night, a phoned-in bomb threat at CNN's New York offices forced an evacuation of the building as the New York Police Department investigated. According to a report from the outlet, alarm bells started ringing inside a little after…
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This North Carolina Midterm Race Update Will Have You On The Edge Of Your Seat

With allegations of voter fraud still unresolved post-election, there's one House race that just seems to be getting more and more fraught. An update on the North Carolina midterm race for its 9th District came on Thursday when the Democratic…
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SCOTUS' Latest "Double Jeopardy" Case Should Have Trump's Full Attention — Here's Why

A clause in the Fifth Amendment known as "double jeopardy" — no, not talking about the game show — is an issue that comes up in Supreme Court cases from time to time. But SCOTUS' latest "double jeopardy" case has some serious implications in special…
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More Babies Are Being Named Ivanka Or Melania — But Eric & Donald Aren't So Popular

If you're looking for baby names — we should clarify, female baby names — maybe look no further than the White House. According to a new analysis of social security data, the number of babies named Ivanka or Melania has skyrocketed since before…
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Mexico Just Recognized A Gay Couple's U.S. Marriage For The First Time Ever

Gay rights in Mexico is a tricky subject — same-sex marriage is legal in 12 of 31 states plus Mexico City, and gay marriages are federally recognized. However, it's still not technically legal to marry freely nationwide. On Wednesday, in an…
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Monica Lewinsky's Advice For Young Girls Is A Lesson Everyone Can Take To Heart

A year and change after the start of the #MeToo movement, The Hollywood Reporter hosted a Women in Entertainment event on Wednesday to honor female leaders and mentor a new generation of women in Hollywood. One person supremely qualified to talk on…
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There's A Very Real Possibility North Carolina Will Have An Election Do-Over

It's almost a month after North Carolina held its midterm elections, and its 9th Congressional District still does not have a certified winner for House representative. Instead, it's embroiled in a voter fraud scandal that could drag on for several…
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The Black Women Elected Judges In This Mississippi Circuit Court Are Making History

In another victory for women candidates of color in this year's midterm elections, two black women judges swept Mississippi's Circuit Court run-off election on Tuesday. The seventh circuit court, located in Hinds County, Mississippi, will have an…
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POTUS & Melania Aren't The Only Trumps Heading To Argentina For This Huge Summit

President Trump left Washington Thursday morning for Buenos Aires, to attend an annual summit of the most influential nations on Earth. Given her somewhat controversial appearance last year in Hamburg, it was unclear as to whether Ivanka Trump would…
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What You Need To Know About The Ban On Bump Stocks That Trump Is Reportedly Planning

Despite opposition from some lawmakers and the National Rifle Association, the Trump administration is reportedly set to enact a federal bump stock ban. The administration initially promised the ban following the October 2017 shooting at a country…
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The Fearless Girl Statue Is About To Have A New Home In The Big Apple

Since her debut in March 2017, a bronze sculpture of a girl has become an inspirational phenomenon in New York City. It was initially situated staring down the Charging Bull, an icon of Wall Street on a traffic island in Lower Manhattan. But as of…
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Troops Could Be Stationed At The U.S.-Mexico Border For Much Longer Than You Thought

Almost 6,000 troops are currently deployed along the southwest border, tasked with supporting Customs and Border Protection as Central American migrants try applying for asylum. Positioning active-duty military personnel — rather than National Guard…
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These Scientists Are Here To Remind You Their Climate Report Is Not About Politics

The president has long expressed skepticism — and outright disbelief — in climate change. And in the wake of yet another alarming report on climate change last week, the White House joined him, claiming the results are not data-driven or based in…
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Trump's Latest Tweet Questioning Global Warming Comes At The Absolute Worst Time

First things first — climate change is a leading cause for a lot of extreme weather patterns like increasingly destructive hurricanes, prolonged wildfires, and even in some cases, extreme winter weather. But for the president, that last one is an…
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Trump Just Implied SCOTUS' Chief Justice Doesn't Know What He's Talking About

In a rare move on Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court chief justice spoke out against President Trump's insinuation that a judge appointed by his predecessor, Barack Obama, was not issuing a fair ruling in a high-profile immigration case against…
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