Health

‘I Don’t Want To Scare People’: Trump Again Defends Downplaying COVID-19

President Donald Trump once again defended his actions during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic and said he wanted to show Americans “calmness” and be a “cheerleader.” Trump made the comments in a lengthy interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday, his latest effort to distance himself from revelations published in excerpts from […]

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Airlines CEO Defends Full Flights, Arguing ‘You Can’t Socially Distance’ On Planes

The CEO of an industry group representing major U.S. airlines reportedly balked at federal health officials’ complaints that flying passenger planes at full capacity during the coronavirus pandemic is dangerous, and argued Tuesday that social distancing on planes is impossible. “You can’t social distance on an airplane,” Nicholas E. Calio, the CEO of Airlines for […]

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Texas Megachurch Defends Having Choir Of Over 100 Sing In Front Of Mike Pence

A Dallas evangelical church is standing by its decision to have an over 100-person choir sing without masks during a Sunday service attended by Vice President Mike Pence.  The choir of First Baptist Dallas, a Southern Baptist megachurch led by President Donald Trump’s close evangelical ally Pastor Robert Jeffress, performed during “Celebrate Freedom Sunday,” a […]

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb defends initial lockdowns: ‘We didn’t really know where the hot spots were’

Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Friday defended the widespread initial lockdown measures put in place by state and local governments to help limit coronavirus spread, arguing public health officials did not have enough information to implement narrow shutdowns.  “Could we have targeted the shutdown better to the hot spots? The problem was, we didn’t really know where the hot […]

Beauty

Chrissy Teigen Defends Herself Against 'Trolls' Who Criticized Helmet Use for Her Son Miles

On Tuesday, Chrissy Teigen took the opportunity to address some Twitter “trolls” who left negative comments concerning her 6-month-old son Miles Theodore‘s helmet, which she explained Monday that he was wearing to treat his “adorable slightly misshapen head” as a result of Plagiocephaly. “Good morning trolls! Just a friendly reminder that you do not indeed know absolutely […]

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Jessie James Decker Defends Picture of Herself Drinking While Breastfeeding: ‘I Know What I’m Doing’

Country singer Jessie James Decker incurred the wrath of the internet's relentless mommy shamers this summer when she posted an Instagram of herself breastfeeding her baby while holding a glass of what appeared to be wine (a rosé, possibly sparkling, to this trained eye). A month after the uproar, Decker's attitude hasn't changed. "Cheers bitches," […]