COVID 19

The federal government is due to execute its first inmate in 17 years after a court said it didn't need to pause due to COVID-19

10 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Barring a last minute order from the Supreme Court, the first federal inmate in 17 years is due to be executed on Monday. Daniel Lewis Lee, 47, was convicted in the 1996...
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On the COVID-19 front, the U.S. has had a massive leadership failure

On the COVID-19 front, the U.S. has had a massive leadership failure

20 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. The notion of a trade-off between opening the economy and protecting public health has always been a false one. But in the U.S., we are now seeing proof of that...
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A.M. Roundup: Some state nursing homes to resume limited visitations amid controversy

24 minutes ago   |   Times Union

New York released a report absolving itself of blame for more than 6,000 COVID-related nursing home deaths - and immediately, the independence of that report came under...
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Global stocks surge as investors ignore record new COVID-19 infections, and pin their hopes on the start of earnings season

30 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Stocks across the globe rose on Monday despite continuing signs that the coronavirus pandemic is speeding up once again. Investors were upbeat ahead of earnings season kicking...
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'Tax us. Tax us. Tax us.' 83 millionaires signed letter asking for higher taxes on the super-rich to pay for COVID-19 recoveries

'Tax us. Tax us. Tax us.' 83 millionaires signed letter asking for higher taxes on the super-rich to pay for COVID-19 recoveries

30 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A group of millionaires are begging governments to tax them "immediately. Substantially. Permanently" in order to fund the world's recovery from the coronavirus. In an open...
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What you need to know about COVID-19: Nearly 1 out of every 100 Americans have tested positive for the virus

What you need to know about COVID-19: Nearly 1 out of every 100 Americans have tested positive for the virus

34 minutes ago   |   WESH

Throughout the U.S., both local and state leaders have said in recent weeks new cases are largely driven by Americans who have opted to resume gatherings and outings to bars.
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An ICU boss in the hardest-hit part of Italy says many patients who recover from COVID-19 still have 'chronic damage'

46 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The head of ICU at a hospital in Bergamo, northern Italy, said many patients there who were treated for COVID-19 now have serious long-term health issues. Bergamo was the...
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JCPS to hold virtual town hall to discuss return to class

JCPS to hold virtual town hall to discuss return to class

48 minutes ago   |   WLKY

With cases of COVID-19 surging across the county, the big questions are when and how students will return to school.
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2020 Watch: How many more Americans will die from COVID-19?

54 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 113 THE NARRATIVE These are among the darkest days...
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New U.S. health crisis looms as patients without COVID-19 delay care

1 hour ago   |   National Post

A Texas man who waited until his brain tumor was softball-sized; a baby who suffered an ear infection for six days; a heart patient who died: The resurgence of COVID-19 is...
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Multiple investigations after social media video of Allentown police...

Multiple investigations after social media video of Allentown police kneeling on man sparks protest

This incident comes less than two months after George Floyd was killed in police custody while being held in a similar restraint by the Minneapolis police department, which... Read more ...

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie, dead at 59

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie, dead at 59

JOHANNESBURG - Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid leaders Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died aged 59. State television South... Read more ...

Tit for tat: China blacklists US Senators Rubio, Cruz & other officials in...

Tit for tat: China blacklists US Senators Rubio, Cruz & other officials in response to sanctions over Xinjiang

Beijing has placed sanctions on several US officials, including hawkish Republican Party Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. China said the move was made in response to US... Read more ...

Catalonia's leader calls on citizens to follow home confinement orders...

Catalonia's leader calls on citizens to follow home confinement orders despite Spanish judge's bar on lockdown

The leader of Spain's Catalonia Quim Torra has called on the residents of the city of Lleida to follow his government's home confinement orders, after a rise in coronavirus... Read more ...

Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57

Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57

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Manchester City overturns 2-year ban from Champions League

Manchester City overturns 2-year ban from Champions League

GENEVA - Manchester City successfully overturned its two-year ban from the Champions League on Monday in a surprising legal victory. Read more ...

Rajon Rondo injury update: Lakers guard out 6-8 weeks with broken thumb

Rajon Rondo injury update: Lakers guard out 6-8 weeks with broken thumb

LA will be without a key reserve for its seeding games and part of the playoffs. Read more ...

New survey on Hong Kong security law shows business has concerns-but isn't...

New survey on Hong Kong security law shows business has concerns-but isn't taking action

The new national security law in Hong Kong is worrying the city's business community. Seventy-six percent of respondents to a new survey conducted by the American Chamber of... Read more ...

Service outages, compromised security possible unless government takes...

Service outages, compromised security possible unless government takes common-sense approach to Huawei - BT CEO

Rushing to exclude Chinese telecom giant Huawei from the UK market may have serious consequences, including a failure to keep British networks safe, the head of... Read more ...

Incumbent Andrzej Duda on course for 2nd term with narrow victory in...

Incumbent Andrzej Duda on course for 2nd term with narrow victory in Poland's runoff presidential vote

Polish President Andrzej Duda is leading the polls by a slim margin with the nationwide vote count nearly over. The election commission has said the final tally will not change... Read more ...