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Center for Strategic and International StudiesBY: CHRIS FRANCESCANI, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Experts who track extremist ideologies and movements as well as domestic terrorism in the U.S. say QAnon is a unique and unpredictable new strain of extremism in America’s far-right political landscape. The conspiracy theory imagines that President Donald Trump is secretly battling a […]

DutcherAerials/iStockBY: ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC NEWS     (NEW YORK) — Health experts are pleading with the American public to be vigilant during the upcoming Labor Day weekend to prevent a repeat of the increase in COVID-19 cases that followed the Memorial Day and the Fourth of July holidays. “We don’t want to see a repeat of […]

sshepard/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — As colleges deal with COVID-19 outbreaks, some are having their students leave campus — which medical authorities warn is the opposite of what they should be doing. White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx over the weekend advised against residential students — infected with COVID-19 — isolating […]

iStock/niratBy: MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — For years, Roy Den Hollander railed against what he saw as an infringement of men’s rights by feminists. A self-proclaimed anti-feminist lawyer, he took on cases against feminist causes, such as “ladies’ night” and women’s studies college classes. His websites host hundreds of pages of openly misogynistic […]

iStock/Favor_of_GodBy: ELLA TORRES, ABC News (NEW YORK) — When the influenza pandemic struck America in 1918, most cities responded with measures that included closing schools. Yet three cities — New York, Chicago and New Haven, Connecticut — vowed to remain open. The schools had extensive public health programs in place and argued that keeping students […]

Zenobillis/iStockBy MAX GOLEMBO and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The Atlantic hurricane season is now underway, and there’s a 60% chance of an above-normal season, according to forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. There’s a 30% chance of a near-normal season and just a 10% chance of a below-normal season, according […]

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