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Theodore Roosevelt Jr., often referred to as Teddy Roosevelt or his initials T. R., was an American statesman, conservationist, naturalist, historian and writer, who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He previously served as 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900 and the 25th vice president of the United States from March to September 1901. Roosevelt emerged as a leader of the Republican Party and became a driving force for the anti-trust policy while supporting Progressive Era policies in the early 20th century. His face is depicted on Mount Rushmore alongside George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln.
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Portland protesters pull down statues of Teddy Roosevelt, LincolnDemonstrators declared an "Indigenous Peoples Day of Rage" toward Columbus Day.
Trump calls himself the 'great environmentalist'President Donald Trump declared himself the "great environmentalist" Tuesday, and claimed the strongest environmental record since Theodore Roosevelt. Trump made the comments in Jupiter, Florida where..
US admirals in South China Sea: Everyone wears a maskHong Kong (CNN)Two US Navy admirals in charge of a rare South China Sea exercise say "extraordinary" coronavirus measures taken by the service, including requiring all sailors to wear face masks, have..
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Theodore Roosevelt statue to be removed by New York museumThe statue depicts the ex-president on horseback flanked by a Native American man and an African man.
In US Navy study, 60 percent of carrier volunteers have coronavirus antibodiesWASHINGTON: A US Navy investigation into the spread of the coronavirus aboard the Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier has found that about 60 percent of the roughly 400 sailors tested had antibodies..
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U.S. Navy suffering from 'failure in leadership,' says nominee to lead itThe handling of a coronavirus outbreak aboard the Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier was just another example of a "failure in leadership" in the Navy in recent years, President Donald Trump's nominee..
Coronavirus Concerns Flare Up Again on Stricken Carrier RooseveltFor the second time in about a month, the Navy is weighing crew safety against war readiness aboard the Theodore Roosevelt.
Pentagon chief to 'thoroughly review' Navy inquiry into coronavirus-hit shipU.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will "thoroughly review" the Navy's preliminary inquiry into a coronavirus outbreak aboard the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt and then meet with Navy leadership..
Navy wants to reinstate fired captain of coronavirus-hit aircraft carrierIn an extraordinary reversal, the U.S. Navy has recommended reinstating the fired captain of the coronavirus-hit aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, whose crew hailed him as their hero for risking his..
U.S. Navy recommends reinstating fired captain of coronavirus-hit ship, officials sayU.S. Navy leaders on Friday recommended that the reinstatement of the commander of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who was fired after he pleaded for help with a coronavirus outbreak onboard,..
840 USS Theodore Roosevelt sailors test positive for COVID-19, Navy saysAll of the sailors from the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier have been tested, according to the Navy. Positive test results climbed to 840.
Aid continues for virus-stricken US carrier crewThe US Navy says all of the sailors from the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier have been tested for the coronavirus. Crew members are receiving medical care and other support in Guam. The ship..
U.S. to start antibody testing of sailors on coronavirus-hit aircraft carrierThe U.S. Navy said on Friday it will conduct antibody testing of sailors aboard the coronavirus-hit aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt to determine whether they were exposed to the virus as it spread..
Coronavirus clue? Most cases aboard U.S. aircraft carrier are symptom-freeSweeping testing of the entire crew of the coronavirus-stricken U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt may have revealed a clue about the pandemic: The majority of the positive cases so far are among..
U.S. sailor from coronavirus-hit aircraft carrier in ICUA sailor from the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt was in an intensive care unit (ICU) in Guam, the Navy said on Tuesday, a day after another sailor from the carrier died after..
Sailor on Roosevelt, Whose Captain Pleaded for Help, Dies From CoronavirusThe death came as Navy officials continued to struggle to combat the infection that has crippled the nuclear-powered Theodore Roosevelt, now docked in Guam.
‘There Will Be Losses’: How a Captain’s Plea Exposed a Rift in the MilitaryThe coronavirus crisis aboard the carrier Theodore Roosevelt spurred another chapter in the hollowing out of the Navy’s leadership, in particular under the Trump administration.
Another 103 sailors from U.S. carrier test positive for coronavirusAnother 103 crew members on the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Navy said on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases from the ship to 550.
Live Coronavirus US News and Updates16 million U.S. workers filed for jobless benefits in the last three weeks. The virus is ravaging the Navajo Nation. A sailor assigned to the Theodore Roosevelt is in intensive care in Guam.
Need to plan for possibility of more Theodore Roosevelt-level coronavirus infections: PentagonThe U.S. military needs to plan for the possibility of more coronavirus infections on the level of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, a top general said on Thursday.
Cost of Navy secretary's trip to Guam? $243,000, his job and isolation after exposure to coronavirusFormer acting Navy secretary Thomas Modly's trip to Guam to address sailors on the stricken aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt cost $243,000.
Acting US Navy secretary resigns amid coronavirus uproarActing US Navy Secretary Thomas Modly offered his resignation after coming under fire for his handling of a crisis involving the captain of a coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, US officials..
Acting Navy secretary forced out after bungled firing of USS Theodore Roosevelt's captainActing Navy Secretary Thomas Modly is out after a profanity-laced speech about Capt. Brett Crozier, who was fired for pleading for help for his crew.
How the Theodore Roosevelt's Coronavirus Outbreak Became a Moral Crisis for the MilitaryIn a profanity-laced reprimand, the acting Navy secretary criticized sailors aboard the Theodore Roosevelt for cheering their fired captain, who had requested more assistance to fight the infection.
Acting Navy Secretary Slams Fired Captain as ‘Stupid’Thomas B. Modly addressed the crew of the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt in a speech that one crew member described as “whiny, upset, irritated, condescending.”
Fired Navy Carrier Captain Has Tested Positive for COVID-19: ReportDays after he was removed from his position as commanding officer of a Navy aircraft carrier, Capt. Brett Crozier has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus illness he warned was spreading..
Captain Cozier, Fired from the Carrier Theodore Roosevelt, Has CoronavirusColleagues say the downfall of Capt. Brett E. Crozier was charging headlong into the Trump administration’s narrative that it had everything in the coronavirus pandemic under control.
Theodore Roosevelt's great-grandson calls fired Navy Capt. Crozier 'a hero' in op-edTweed Roosevelt, in a New York Times op-ed, said his great-grandfather would have done the same thing as Crozier.
Senators urge formal probe of Navy carrier commander's firing over coronavirus pleaA group of prominent Democratic senators formally requested on Friday that the Pentagon's independent Inspector General investigate the Navy's firing of the commander of the aircraft carrier Theodore..
Senators call on Pentagon Inspector General to probe Navy carrier commander's firingTwo Democratic senators formally requested on Friday that the Pentagon's independent Inspector General immediately open an investigation into the Navy's firing of the commander of the Theodore..
U.S. Navy relieves aircraft carrier commander who wrote letter urging coronavirus actionThe U.S. Navy on Thursday relieved the commander of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote a scathing letter that leaked to the public asking for stronger measures to control a coronavirus..
U.S. Navy relieves commander of coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrierThe U.S. Navy on Thursday relieved the commander of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote a scathing letter that leaked to the public asking the Navy for stronger measures to control a..