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Zuni Cafe Cut Tips and Risked Losing Servers, Reigniting the No-Tipping Debate 

It’s hard to say what Zuni Cafe, the groundbreaking Californian restaurant on Market Street, is better known for: its iconic wood-fired roast chicken or its award-winning service. Since the start of the pandemic, the dining room has remained dark for more than a year, its legendary lifetime servers sent home. At the end of April, those servers received that long-awaited call: Zuni planned to reopen for indoor dining in the upcoming weeks. But there was a change: After 42 years, the restaurant had decided to cut tips and introduce a service fee. Zuni’s servers,...

Ted Cruz Gets Absolutely Destroyed in Twitter Debate With Trevor Noah

Ted Cruz is known as a lover of pop culture. His absolute favorite show is The Simpsons. That love, however, is not mutual. Legendary Simpsons writer Al Jean once tweeted about the Texas senator, “Ted Cruz says Maggie Simpson would vote for him. I think Ted’s the one who could use a pacifier in his mouth.” This week, Cruz decided to get into a battle with Trevor Noah. The Daily Show started the feud with a joke about Cruz while reporting on the census. The host told viewers, “Aside from New York getting screwed,...

See Taylor Swift Awkwardly Debate Stephen Colbert About “Hey Stephen”

Taylor Swift just spent a ton of time discussing "Hey Stephen." The 31-year-old pop star dropped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Tuesday, April 13, where the host asked whether the song from her recently re-recorded 2009 album Fearless was actually written with him in mind. Indeed, before the segment began, Stephen Colbert showed throwback footage from a 2009 episode of his Comedy Central show The Colbert Report, during which he had boasted about the singer sending him a signed copy of the original album.  During the new Late Show episode, Stephen asked,...

House Democrats Schedule Debate and Vote on Reparations for Black Americans

House Democrats scheduled a debate and vote on reparations for black Americans. Democratic Chairman Jerry Nadler says the bill “is not intended to divide” America. Republican President Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves on January 1, 1863. FOX News reported: TRENDING: HUGE NEWS: Attorney Matthew DePerno Releases Michigan Elections Forensics Report - 66,194 Unregistered Ballots Tallied in JUST 9 COUNTIES The House took a step forward on a slavery reparations bill Friday by scheduling it for debate and a vote in the Judiciary Committee. The bill would set up a commission to study reparations. If...

Don Jr. Slams Biden Over Putin’s Debate Challenge — He’s an ‘Empty Suit With a Teleprompter’

Donald Trump Jr. did not hold back when he took to Twitter on Friday to slam Joe Biden over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s debate challenge. Putin had said earlier this week that he wanted to invite Biden to have an open, public, discussion — after the US president said on ABC News that the Russian president would “pay a price” for alleged election meddling and that he is a “killer.” “I want to invite President Biden to continue our discussion, but on the condition that we do this actually live, as they say, online....

Harris kicks off Senate debate on COVID-19 relief, Republicans make nuisance of themselves

As Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said, "We all know this will merely delay the inevitable. It will accomplish little more than a few sore throats for the Senate clerks who work very hard." He also said he's "delighted" that the public which already supports the bill will be able to hear all the details of it. "The senator from Wisconsin wants to give the American people another opportunity to hear what's in the American Rescue plan. We Democrats want America to hear what's in the plan," he added. Schumer vowed that the bill...

Mutated virus may reinfect people already stricken once with covid-19, sparking debate and concerns

Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, noted that it appears a vaccine is better than natural infection in protecting people, calling it “a big, strong plug to get vaccinated” and a reality check for people who may have assumed that because they have already been infected, they are immune.In the placebo group of the trial for Novavax’s vaccine, people with prior coronavirus infections appeared just as likely to get sick as people without them, meaning they weren’t fully protected against the B.1.351 variant that has swiftly become...

Community’s Loss of Hospital Stirs Fresh Debate Over Indian Health Service

The hospital is federally run by the Indian Health Service, based in Rockville, Md. The agency was created to carry out the government’s treaty obligations to provide health care services to eligible American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Updated Jan. 3, 2021, 1:42 a.m. ETSituated 60 miles west of Albuquerque, the Acoma-Cañoncito-Laguna Service Unit serves about 126,000 patients a year. Before scaling back its services, it had 25 inpatient beds and served around 9,100 tribal citizens from the surrounding tribes. The hospital has been in operation since the mid-1970s and provided inpatient and outpatient care, along...

Chris Pratt Says He Defeated Evans and Hemsworth to “End” Chris Debate

Chris Pratt has announced that it's time to drop the hammer on the debate over the Hollywood Chrises.  The Guardians of the Galaxy star posted to social media on Monday, Dec. 21 to boast about his recent success in the charity fantasy football league that he competes in with fellow Marvel hunks Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth. The AGBO Superhero League is named for the production company co-founded by Anthony and Joe Russo, the brothers who directed Avengers: Endgame.  "My fantasy football team in AGBO fantasy football league, if you've been following—I made it into the...

Jon Ossoff Calls Out Perdue For Refusing To Debate Him Before The Runoff

Sen. David Perdue is refusing to debate Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff before a runoff election that will help determine control of the Senate. Ossoff tweeted: Looks like Sen. David Perdue is too much of a coward to debate me again. Perdue can’t defend his lies about COVID-19, self-dealing stock trades, his bigotry, or his votes to take away Georgians’ health care. Senator, come on out and try to defend your record. I’m ready to go. https://t.co/OONfwSjylt — Jon Ossoff (@ossoff) November 15, 2020 Perdue’s debates against Ossoff have been disasters that have resulted in...