165,000 Americans have died, tens of millions are out of work, schools are not able to safely reopen, and testing capacity is woefully inadequate. But …
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"You never get a second chance to make a first impression." On Sunday, Trump appeared at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, and announced a serie…
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“Watershed moment in the restaurant industry.” In early March, as the pandemic began to take hold of the nation, Popular Information reported that rest…
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This week, the Trump campaign has been heavily promoting a contest to win a "VIP Dinner" with Trump in Southhampton, New York, on August 8th. Advertise…
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Long after Trump leaves office — whether that is in a few months or a few years — the 2020 Census will have a profound impact on the nation. For the ne…
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College football athletes do not get paid. And even among Division I programs, just 3.8% of football players will be drafted into the NFL. To put that …
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In politics, things can change quickly. But, as of now, Trump is trailing Biden in the polls by a significant margin. And the president is lashing out,…
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Thursday's Popular Information examined the unusual $765 million loan from the Trump administration to Kodak. The loan, intended to allow the strugglin…
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Kodak, once an iconic American brand valued at $30 billion, has been in dire straits for more than a decade. It filed for bankruptcy in 2012 and emerge…
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With the pandemic raging and unemployment well above 10%, Congress is rushing to pass another relief bill. Extended unemployment assistance will expire…
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Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican nominee for Vice President, is not the cultural icon she was a decade ago. In March, she appeared on "The Masked Singe…
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Judy Mikovits is a prominent conspiracy theorist who has been spreading dangerous disinformation about COVID-19. She said it was "insanity" to close pu…
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