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Transcript For months the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and other Deaf rights advocates have been sending request after request to the White House, asking President Trump to provide American Sign Language for his daily coronavirus task force press conferences. And for months there has been no response. Now the NAD is making sure
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TODAY’S HEADLINES: – NAD sues White House – Isaias threatens east coast – Parents form “Pandemic pods” – Trump says USPS not prepared for mail-in voting – Census deadline shortened – Dunkin’ Free Coffee Mondays
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Transcript Next month’s Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina will be closed to the press. A convention spokesperson says the reason is to ensure social distancing requirements and capacity restrictions. Not even all the delegates will be able to cast votes in person. Another Republican official tells CNN parts of the convention will
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Transcript Here’s a quick recap of the top five uplifting, funny and inspiring stories you may have missed this week. We began with a happy update to a story we told you about this week. Vancouver resident Mara Soriano was distraught what her backpack was stolen because it contained a teddy bear that played an
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TODAY’S HEADLINES: -Isaias downgraded but regaining strength again -Feds unleash ‘Operation Legend” on several U-S cities -Update: USDA identifies mysterious seeds from China -GOP convention in North Carolina closed to the press -Top 5 stories of the week
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Transcript Comedienne Ellen DeGeneres is responding to allegations that her talkshow fosters a toxic work environment. Dozens of current and former employees of “the Ellen DeGeneres Show” have come forward in the past week accusing the show’s executive producers of rampant sexual misconduct, harassment, intimidation and racism. A current employee confirms Ellen sent an email
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Transcript Time may be up for TikTok. TikTok is an app that lets users upload short videos showing them dancing, singing or just talking. The app has exploded in popularity in the US with a record-setting 315 million downloads in the first three months of this year. It’s also the first Chinese social media platform
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Transcript Several classic sitcoms from the 90s are making a comeback courtesy of Netflix. This week the streaming service announced it is adding seven classic Black shows from the 1990s and early 2000s. The list includes hit shows like “Sister Sister,” “Moesha,” and “The Game.” The sitcoms will start streaming on Netflix in the weeks
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Transcript Barbie for president! Mattel, the company that sells Barbie unveiled a new 2020 campaign line of dolls. The line of dolls features four diverse figures. The company says they each play a role in the election process. One is a candidate, a campaign manager, fundraiser and a voter. Along with the new brand of
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Transcript Two tenth grade girls from India, Radhika Lakhani and Vaidehi Vekariya, made an amazing discovery, an asteroid heading towards Earth. The girls were participating in a Space India and NASA project that allowed students to analyze images taken by telescopes at the University of Hawaii. The girls discovered the asteroid in June and NASA
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Transcript Sports fans won’t have as much to cheer about this year. Training camps for all 32 NFL teams get underway this week. But the league just announced there will be no preseason games this year. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the coronavirus pandemic has changed how the 2020 football season is handled. Aside from
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Transcript Celebrities are getting involved with the search of a teddy bear that contains a message from the owner’s dying mother. Vancouver, Canada resident 28-year-old Maria Soriano says it was stolen from her U-Haul while moving last week. It had a recorder inside that held her mother’s final message to her before she passed last
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