Coronavirus Editorial

Trump is pushing to reopen schools, which he claims are closed for political reasons and not to curb the coronavirus spread

Trump is pushing to reopen schools, which he claims are closed for political reasons and not to curb the coronavirus spread

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump pushed back at states considering keeping schools closed in the fall, saying that state leaders may be seizing on the opportunity to make a "political...
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Wedding season brings new virus outbreak in West Bank

23 minutes ago   |   ABC News

The Palestinian Authority, which governs parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, is grappling with a renewed coronavirus outbreak that authorities blame on the summer wedding...
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Congress created PPP loans-then at least 12 members reaped their benefits

27 minutes ago   |   Fortune

At least a dozen lawmakers have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to newly released government data, highlighting how Washington insiders...
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We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck will writing startup Farewill used to raise $25 million

47 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

London-based tech startup Farewill has raised £20 million from Highland Europe and existing investors Augmentum, Jam Jar Ventures, Kindred Capital. Farewill, a startup that...
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Hundreds of drones light up Seoul night sky with coronavirus advice

57 minutes ago   |   National Post

SEOUL - Three hundred drones took to the evening sky over the Han River in South Korea to dispense coronavirus prevention advice through a synchronized light display featuring...
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Arizona records its highest number of newly reported coronavirus deaths on Tuesday

59 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Arizona recorded its highest single-day death toll on Tuesday with 117 deaths. The state has become an epicenter for the coronavirus pandemic, surpassing 100,000 cases on...
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Texas State Fair canceled for first time since WWII over coronavirus concerns

Texas State Fair canceled for first time since WWII over coronavirus concerns

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

The Texas State Fair has been canceled for the first time since World War II. Officials said Tuesday that the event will not take place in 2020 as the Lone Star state continues...
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NFLPA on league's escrow proposal: ‘We told them to kick rocks'

NFLPA on league's escrow proposal: ‘We told them to kick rocks'

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

NFL players have balked at the league's proposal that 35 percent of player salaries be held in escrow during the 2020 season, NFL Network reported Tuesday. Per the report, the...
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Ryder Cup to be postponed until 2021, Presidents Cup pushed back

Ryder Cup to be postponed until 2021, Presidents Cup pushed back

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

The 2020 Ryder Cup will be postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, ESPN reported Tuesday, saying an official announcement is expected Wednesday. Citing a...
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Texas Set to Resume Executions After Delay During Pandemic

1 hour ago   |   Time

A Texas death row inmate condemned for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago was scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday, as the nation's busiest...
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Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping...

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping her underage student, dies

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher made famous for sexually assaulting her sixth-grade student, whom she later married, has died following a battle with cancer. Read more ...

Two people charged with a hate crime for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural

Two people charged with a hate crime for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural

A White man and a White woman who allegedly painted over a California community's Black Lives Matter mural this weekend are each facing a hate crime charge for the act. Read more ...

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

"We're very much gong to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools,” President Donald Trump said. Read more ...

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized after head injury

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized after head injury

Chief Justice John Roberts fell last month while walking, received stitches to close a wound on his head and spent the night in the hospital, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said... Read more ...

Personal protective equipment for medical workers begins to run low again as...

Personal protective equipment for medical workers begins to run low again as COVID-19 cases surge

PPE that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number... Read more ...

EPA approves two Lysol products as the first to effectively kill coronavirus...

EPA approves two Lysol products as the first to effectively kill coronavirus on surfaces

The news comes one month after a CDC survey found that people said they were cleaning more frequently because of the pandemic, but only about half said that they really knew... Read more ...

Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher who married her student, dead of cancer at 58

Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher who married her student, dead of cancer at 58

The former Washington state teacher rose to infamy in 1996 for having a sexual relationship with a sixth-grade student she later married. Read more ...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil is second only to the United States in numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths. Read more ...

White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health...

White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health Organization

President Trump initially announced his intention to withdraw from WHO in May. Read more ...

Deutsche Bank slammed with $150 million fine over ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Deutsche Bank slammed with $150 million fine over ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Authorities said issues with Deutsche Bank allowed Jeffrey Epstein to conduct hundreds of transactions worth millions of dollars that should have prompted additional scrutiny. Read more ...