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9:30 AM ET, July 17, 2021

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Maria Sacchetti / Washington Post:
U.S. judge blocks new applicants to program that protects undocumented ‘dreamers’ who arrived as children  —  A federal judge in Texas has largely halted an Obama administration initiative that grants work permits and reprieves from deportation to undocumented immigrants brought to the United States …
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Pete Williams / NBC News:
Federal judge declares DACA program illegal, but halts only new applications
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Mica Rosenberg / Reuters:
U.S. judge blocks new applications to DACA program for ‘dreamer’ immigrants
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Josh Blackman / Reason:
The Path Forward For The Texas DACA Case
Discussion: Power Line
Allahpundit / HotAir:
Federal judge in Texas blocks DACA program
Wall Street Journal:
DACA Immigration Program Invalidated by Federal Judge
TMZ.com:
‘Just a Friend’ Rapper Biz Markie Dead at 57  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  REMEMBERING BIZ MARKIE  —  Rapper Biz Markie — most famous for his iconic hit “Just a Friend” — has died after a series of complications from diabetes that he's been fighting for more than a year ... TMZ has confirmed.
CNN:
Senior Biden officials finding that Covid lab leak theory as credible as natural origins explanation  —  Inside the fight to uncover Covid-19's origins  —  Washington (CNN)Senior Biden administration officials overseeing an intelligence review into the origins of the coronavirus now believe …
New York Times:
'They're Killing People': Biden Denounces Social Media for Virus Disinformation  —  The president's blunt statement capped weeks of frustration in the White House over the spread of vaccine disinformation on Facebook and other platforms.  —  WASHINGTON — President Biden unleashed …
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Lauren Egan / NBC News:
'They're killing people': Biden blames Facebook, other social media for allowing Covid misinformation
Nick Niedzwiadek / Politico:
Psaki excoriates criticism of Biden administration work on vaccine misinformation
Adam Entous / New Yorker:
Vienna Is the New Havana Syndrome Hotspot  —  Roughly two dozen possible new cases have been reported by U.S. spies and diplomats in the Austrian capital, more than in any other city except Havana itself.  —  Since Joe Biden took office, about two dozen U.S. intelligence officers, diplomats …
Michael Brendan Dougherty / National Review:
Convincing the Skeptics  —  Vaccine resisters can't be persuaded if they feel disrespected.  —  here's no doubt that vaccination rates have hit a wall of skepticism: 48.5 percent of the population is fully vaccinated, and 56.1 percent have had at least one dose of the vaccine.
Associated Press:
AP: Few Arizona voter fraud cases undercut Trump's claims  —  PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona county election officials have identified fewer than 200 cases of potential voter fraud out of more than 3 million ballots cast in last year's presidential election, undercutting former President Donald Trump's claims …
Ken Ritter / Associated Press:
Officials advise wearing masks in Vegas as COVID cases rise  —  LAS VEGAS (AP) — Masks are back in Las Vegas, after regional health officials on Friday cited a rising number of coronavirus cases and advised everyone — vaccinated or not — to wear facial coverings in crowds and indoor places.
Discussion: KTNV, Townhall and USA Today
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The Hill:
A failure to act on climate is not an option  —  As a nation, we find ourselves at a pivotal moment.  Once-in-a-generation climate catastrophes are becoming regular occurrences, threatening communities and infrastructure in every town and city in the United States.
John Wright / Raw Story:
Texas man who called vaccines ‘poison’ dies from COVID-19 after spending 17 days on a ventilator  —  A 54-year-old Texas man who thought COVID-19 vaccines were “poison” died from the virus last month, and was buried by his wife and three sons on Father's Day.
Discussion: WWL-TV and Joe.My.God.
Renuka Rayasam / Politico:
A midterm report on the 2022 midterms  —  FOLLOWING THE MONEY — There are 480 days to go before the 2022 elections.  With control of Congress on the line, House and Senate candidates are already raising staggering sums of money.  Nightly reached out to House campaign reporter Ally Mutnick …
Catie Edmondson / New York Times:
‘Rogue’ U.S. Agency Used Racial Profiling to Investigate Commerce Dept. Employees, Report Says  —  An obscure federal office operated for more than a decade as an “unaccountable police force” inside the Commerce Department, using extreme and unauthorized tactics.
Joanna Weiss / Politico:
Reality TV Has Remade Our Politics.  But Just for One Party.  —  Once, it seemed as if no politician could test the line between reality TV and modern campaigning as boldly as Donald Trump.  But now, there's Caitlyn Jenner.  Shortly before announcing her bid for California governor …
Discussion: SFGATE
Shane Goldmacher / New York Times:
Democrats See Edge in Early Senate Map as Trump Casts Big Shadow  —  Early fund-raising totals provide Democrats cause for optimism in key states as Republicans split over how closely to align with Donald Trump's preferences.  But historical trends work against the party in power.
Juana Summers / NPR:
Voting Rights Activists Think Biden's Actions Fall Short Of His Dire Warnings  —  When President Biden gave a much-anticipated voting rights speech in Philadelphia this week, he called the fight against restrictive voting laws “the most significant test of our democracy since the Civil War” …
Rosalind Helderman / Washington Post:
‘A propaganda tool’ for Trump: A second federal judge castigates attorneys who filed a lawsuit challenging the 2020 results  —  Just before Christmas, two Colorado lawyers filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of 160 million American voters, alleging a vast conspiracy to steal the 2020 presidential election …
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
KWTX-TV:
Monkeypox infection confirmed in North Texas  —  DALLAS, Texas (KWTX) - Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) on Friday reported the first case of monkeypox in a resident of Dallas County, a case believed to be the first monkeypox virus infection in a Texas resident.
Rebecca Panico / New Jersey Online:
N.J. woman must remove anti-Biden F-bomb signs or face $250-a-day fines, judge rules  —  Editor's note: This story contains a photo that features profanity.  —  A municipal judge on Thursday ruled that a Roselle Park homeowner's owner's anti- President Biden flags including the F-bomb …
Hannah Knowles / Washington Post:
Republican governor says anti-vaccine rhetoric is ‘killing people’ and denounces ‘propaganda’  —  The Republican governor of Utah on Thursday decried “propaganda” spread against coronavirus vaccines, warning that those discouraging immunization are “killing people.”
James Pindell Globe / The Boston Globe:
At the kickoff event of the 2024 presidential race, Trump voters in Iowa say they are ready to move on  —  DES MOINES — If ever there was a political bloc that could be counted on to hold a candle for Donald Trump, it would seem to be white evangelical Christians, who maintained a near-uniform front …
Discussion: Raw Story and CNN
Ed Yong / The Atlantic:
Delta Is Driving a Wedge Through Missouri  —  The summer wasn't meant to be like this.  By April, Greene County, in southwestern Missouri, seemed to be past the worst of the pandemic.  Intensive-care units that once overflowed had emptied.  Vaccinations were rising.
Discussion: HotAir and Raw Story
Roger Sollenberger / The Daily Beast:
GOP Candidate Lifts Language From Dem Opponent's Op-Ed  —  Republican candidate Jen Kiggans appears to have taken direct phrases from an op-ed by her Democratic opponent, and then passed off the argument as her own.  —  BEAST INSIDE … It is, by all measurements, one thing to knock …
Discussion: Raw Story and Political Wire
Gary Gately / Washington Post:
Gloria Richardson, fiery civil rights activist in Maryland showdown, dies at 99  —  Gloria Richardson, a firebrand civil rights activist who drew national attention in the early 1960s in a showdown on Maryland's Eastern Shore that presaged the Black Power movement and led to a year-long imposition …
Michael C. Bender / Washington Post:
To Trump's hard-core supporters, his rallies weren't politics.  They were life.  —  What 2020 looked like from the front row on the campaign trail  —  Donald Trump soaked in the adoration as he commanded a rally stage inside a massive central Florida arena.  I stewed in my seat and stopped taking notes.
Discussion: The Hill, Raw Story and Insider
 
 
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Michael Pack / Washington Examiner:
Beyond bias  —  The media used to be biased, presenting news that favored the political proclivities of those doing the reporting.
Nicholas Wallace / Slate:
The Federalist Society Remains Rife With Insurrectionists. Its Leaders Don't Care.
Christopher Mathias / HuffPost:
William Regnery II, Reclusive Millionaire Who Financed American Fascists, Dead At 80
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Kevin McCarthy's odd Trump-worship on Fox News hints at GOP midterm strategy
Discussion: Raw Story and CNN
Shoshana Wodinsky / Gizmodo:
Company That Aims to Solve the ‘Crisis of Toxicity Online’ Makes Money From the Daily Caller and Ben Shapiro
Samantha Grasso / Discourse Blog:
Listen to MSNBC Bosses Smoothly Trying to Bust Their Staffers' Union
Aaron Keller / Law & Crime:
Judge Orders Lin Wood to Explain Why He Shouldn't Be Disciplined for Posting Video of His Sanctions Hearing Online
Discussion: Right Wing Watch and Forbes
Spencer Hsu / Washington Post:
Two Fla. police officers charged in new Proud Boys indictment in Capitol riot
Discussion: Raw Story
 Earlier Items: 
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Naval Special Warfare Welcomes CQT Class 115; First Woman Operator
Discussion: Breitbart and CBS News
Politico:
How Biden avoided the F bombs
Alex Yablon / New York Times:
Could Banking Magic Save Cities From Climate Disaster?
Lexi Lonas / The Hill:
Trump says Milley should be court-martialed ‘if he said what was reported’
Discussion: HuffPost and Slate
Politico:
Judge won't let contractor see Capitol Riot grand jury evidence
Discussion: Raw Story
Amina Khan / Los Angeles Times:
Police officers treat Black and white men differently. You can hear it in their tone of voice
 

 
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Anto Antony / Bloomberg:
Sources: Sony made multiple filings in India to pull out a pact to merge its India operations with Zee Entertainment

Morgan Sung / Rest of World:
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