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LSU puts up new fence to protect ‘Mike the Tiger’ from the coronavirus

Louisiana State University is doing its part to ensure humans don’t expose its beloved tiger mascot to Covid-19. The university erected an extra pedestrian barrier around the habitat for “Mike the Tiger.” The well-being of Baton Rouge’s precious Bengal tiger has always been a top priority, but concern grew after a 4-year-old tiger named Nadia…MORE

Trump’s economic dilemma sharpens as Biden gets set for 2020 race

President Donald Trump finally has his 2020 election opponent, but he’s missing the crucial asset on which he anchored his bid for a second term: a roaring economy. Instead, he’s confronting an economy that was once a powerhouse but now is threatening to dip into a depression as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Joe…MORE

A YouTube gamer helped raise nearly $660,000 in 12 hours for Covid-19 relief efforts

A multi-platform digital fundraiser hauled in more than $1.7 million for Covid-19 relief on Tuesday, World Health Day. The #HopeFromHome livestream brought together entertainers, influencers, gamers and other creators across platforms including YouTube, Facebook Twitter and TikTok to benefit three global charities. Seán McLoughlin, a London-based Irish YouTube creator and the face behind the Jacksepticeye…MORE

What Fox News’ silence about ‘Diamond & Silk’ says about the network

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. A seemingly small act from a pair of online personalities Wednesday spoke volumes about cable news’ highest-rated network and its supposed commitment to accurately informing the public amid this pandemic. Fox News might be working…MORE

Family members get into a fight when one accuses the other of hiding toilet paper

Family members get into a fight when one accuses the other of hiding toilet paper

A family in California experienced firsthand the effects of the toilet paper shortage — but their experience turned violent in their own home. A 26-year old Saugus resident was arrested and charged with battery Tuesday after a dispute over the family’s stockpile. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Shirley Miller told CNN deputies responded to…MORE

‘Modern Family’ turns out the lights with a warm, funny series finale

‘Modern Family’ turns out the lights with a warm, funny series finale

After 11 years of family togetherness, “Modern Family” wrapped up its Emmy-winning run with perhaps the most obvious set-up — namely, a string of fairly sudden developments that would scatter the extended clan in different directions. The ABC comedy has, admittedly, been running on fumes a bit the past few seasons, a seemingly inevitable byproduct…MORE