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Memorial Day Brings Crowds To Popular Spots Despite Social Distancing Warnings

Memorial Day Brings Crowds To Popular Spots Despite Social Distancing Warnings

Despite calls from health officials to remain socially distant during the long weekend, crowds still flocked to popular spots on Memorial Day. In the face of rising cases of coronavirus throughout the U.S. and Canada. A pool party featuring dozens of people without masks in the Lake of Ozarks went viral over the weekend, with […]

Navajo Nation Issues 57-Hour Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise

Navajo Nation Issues 57-Hour Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise

The Navajo Nation officials have reported 104 new cases of the coronavirus with four more deaths from the pandemic. Tribal officials said the latest figures raised the tribe’s total number of cases as of Saturday night to 4,633 with 153 known deaths. Navajo Department of Health officials said preliminary reports from eight health care facilities […]

Man Who Recorded Video Of Ahmaud Arbery Being Shot Arrested On Murder Charge

Man Who Recorded Video Of Ahmaud Arbery Being Shot Arrested On Murder Charge

Officials announced Thursday that the man who filmed video of two white men fatally shooting an unarmed a black man who was jogging down a road, has now also been arrested on murder charges. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.50 year-old William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. is expected to face charges of felony murder and criminal […]

Shooting At Naval Air Station In Texas Considered “Terrorism Related’

Shooting At Naval Air Station In Texas Considered “Terrorism Related’

The FBI has determined that an active shooter incident at a Texas naval base Thursday morning was related to terrorism. The FBI said at a press briefing Thursday afternoon, “we have determined that the incident this morning at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi is terrorism-related,, adding that while the shooter is deceased; there may […]

Thousands Forced To Evacuate After Flood Destroys Two Dams In Michigan

Thousands Forced To Evacuate After Flood Destroys Two Dams In Michigan

Floodwater as high as 5 feet — and rising — submerged parts of the central Michigan town of Midland on Wednesday, after days of heavy rain led to the failure of two dams and the evacuation of thousands of people. The National Weather Service warned of “life-threatening” flooding as water levels of the Tittabawassee River […]

President Trump Slams Expansion Of Mail Voting In Michigan, Nevada

President Trump Slams Expansion Of Mail Voting In Michigan, Nevada

On Wednesday President Trump slammed plans to expand voting by mail in Michigan and Nevada, even briefly threatening to withhold federal funding for the states. He later dropped the warning after criticism from Democrats. Trump has repeatedly expressed his opposition to mail-in voting, saying the expansion in Michigan and Nevada could lead to voter fraud. […]

Treasury Secretary Of State Steven Mnuchin Defends Government’s Fiscal Response To Pandemic

Treasury Secretary Of State Steven Mnuchin Defends Government’s Fiscal Response To Pandemic

On Tuesday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended the Trump administration’s fiscal response to the coronavirus pandemic and told senators he was willing to consider extending and modifying a payroll loan program for small businesses. During a hearing before the Senate Banking Committee, Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the nearly $3 trillion […]

Pier 1 Imports To Permanently Close All Stores As They Enter Bankruptcy

Pier 1 Imports To Permanently Close All Stores As They Enter Bankruptcy

Pier 1 Imports, which previously said it would close half of its fleet of stores, now plans to close all of its locations. The retailer announced in a news release Tuesday that it was seeking bankruptcy court approval to begin an “orderly wind-down” when stores are able to reopen “following the government-mandated closures during the […]

China Announces $2 Billion Coronavirus Aid Pledge During WHO Meeting

China Announces $2 Billion Coronavirus Aid Pledge During WHO Meeting

On Monday, China’s President Xi Jinping said Monday that China will contribute $2 billion in aid to combat the coronavirus in other countries, after the pandemic spread beyond its borders. The funds will be distributed over two years, and are intended to “help with Covid-19 response, and with economic and social development in affected countries, […]

President Trump Reveals He’s Been Taking Unproven Covid-19 Drug Hydroxychloroquine

President Trump Reveals He’s Been Taking Unproven Covid-19 Drug Hydroxychloroquine

On Monday, President Donald Trump told reporters he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug he’s touted as a possible treatment for COVID-19. Trump said he asked the White House doctor if he could take the unproven treatment despite having no symptoms, adding he’s been taking a pill a day for about a week-and-a-half. “I’m still […]