Affichage des articles du juillet, 2020

Governor recommends nighttime alcohol ban


Injured firefighter has surprise waiting for her


Woman starts senior citizen pen pal program


Man discovers mystery mail check is real


Motorist fatally shoots passenger who stabbed him


Man sentenced in hate crime for stabbing a Black woman

Image A Brooklyn man was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for a hate crime involving the stabbing of a 57-year-old Black woman, according to prosecutors.

House subpoenas Secretary of State Pompeo

Image The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Friday to turn over documents related to the Bidens and Ukrainian energy company Burisma.

US raises naturalization application fees

Image The Trump administration is dramatically increasing fees for dozens of immigration and work applications, including a more than 80 percent increase on naturalization applications and a first-time fee for asylum applicants.

Lyft is expanding its car rental service

Image Lyft is expanding its car rental service, which it says will simplify the rental process for customers and aid its own path to profitability.

This is the only US city where unemployment is actually down

Image • Dow and S&P 500 sink on bad economic news • More than 50% of US adults live in households that lost income in pandemic • Congress nowhere near deal as unemployment benefit set to expire

Trump makes false claims about mail-in voting

Image President Donald Trump went on a tear against mail-in voting Thursday morning. In a pair of tweets, he once again falsely claimed that mail-in voting was rife with fraud and an easy target for foreign election interference.

Republicans openly challenge Trump on election delay

Image An array of congressional Republicans, including more than a dozen members in both the House and Senate and in the party's leadership, openly rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion Thursday that November's presidential election should be delayed, a move that the President would have no authority to make because the Constitution gives Congress the power to set the date for voting.

Trump campaign temporarily halts ad spending

Image President Donald Trump's campaign has canceled a series of advertisement buys over the next few days as they review their messaging strategy, a senior campaign official told CNN.

Nunes won't say if he got foreign info on Biden

Image Rep. Devin Nunes, the ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, declined to say at a closed-door meeting this week whether he had received foreign information meant to damage former Vice President Joe Biden, according to a transcript released by the committee on Thursday.

Herman Cain dies from coronavirus

Image Herman Cain, a onetime Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of Godfather's Pizza, has died from coronavirus, according to an obituary sent from his verified Twitter account and Newsmax, where he was launching a television show.

Permanent WFH sounds great. But it's harder than it sounds

Image The spread of Coronavirus forced many companies to go remote. And some have already pledged to make the work style permanent.

California Pizza Kitchen files for bankruptcy

Image California Pizza Kitchen is the latest fast casual chain to file for bankruptcy as the pandemic and its debt burden hampers its operations.

The UK is turning to the White House for inspiration on press briefings

Image Boris Johnson is hiring, and he's looking to the White House for inspiration.

Big Tech's 'staggering' earnings live up to market hype

Image Think the Nasdaq has rallied too high, too fast? The biggest tech companies in the world have this to say: Check our numbers.

Years of economic gains are gone

Image The economic toll of the pandemic is becoming clear. In just a few months, the virus has managed to wipe out years of gains and push millions of people around the world into new economic hardship.

A man is shot after he tossed a dagger at a Detroit officer and injured him, police say

Image Detroit police shot a man who was allegedly swinging a sword in the middle of an intersection. When police asked him to stop, he tossed a dagger that left an officer injured, then entered a police patrol vehicle, authorities said.

Missouri police officer who killed Michael Brown faces no charges

Image No charges will be filed against former Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson after a reinvestigation into the 2014 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell said Thursday.

Two aircraft collide in mid-air while fighting a Nevada fire

Image Two single engine aircraft fighting the Bishop Fire in southern Nevada collided in mid-air around 3 p.m. ET this afternoon, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Major children's hospital apologizes for performing cosmetic genital surgeries on intersex infants

Image After a yearslong advocacy campaign waged by activists, the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago has become the first hospital in the nation to apologize for performing cosmetic genital surgeries on intersex infants.

Sales of Dawn and Bounty paper towels are surging

Image People are scrubbing down their homes and washing their dishes more often in the pandemic, and that's a win for Procter & Gamble.

America's top tech CEOs can't agree on whether China steals from them

Image It's a question that gets to the heart of escalating tensions between the United States and China: "Do you believe that the Chinese government steals technology from US companies?"

Huawei is now the world's biggest smartphone brand

Image Huawei became the world's top smartphone seller last quarter, overtaking Samsung for the first time ever, according to an independent market research report released Thursday.

A 75-year-old Vietnam veteran was pepper-sprayed in the face during protests in Portland

Image A 75-year-old Vietnam veteran was seen on video getting pepper-sprayed in the face as he stood in front of a line of armed law enforcement in camouflage gear during protests in Portland, Oregon.

A photojournalist who was shot in the eye says it's not just violent rioters being targeted in Portland

Image From the Palestinian Territories to Mexico, videographer Trip Jennings has covered protests around the world. But it was on his home ground of Portland, Oregon, where he received his first significant injury.

Homeland Security and Oregon agree to begin withdrawing agents from Portland

Image The Trump administration has reached an agreement with Oregon's Democratic governor to withdraw federal officers from downtown Portland, though the Department of Homeland Security says it will maintain a presence in the city for the time being.

Man spent PPP funds on hotels, jewelry and $318,497 Lamborghini, authorities say

Image A Florida man has been charged with bank fraud for allegedly lying on PPP loan applications and spending the money on luxury items such as a Lamborghini Huracán EVO, federal authorities say.

Son's diabetes diagnosis prompts Nebraska father to fight back


Doorbell cameras placed in violent neighborhoods


Man holding BLM sign faces racist language


World Series of Drag Racing is postponed


Deputy constables help wrangle huge gator


Weed dispute grows into problem for homeowner


Protesters stage 'die in' at university meeting


Baltimore Ravens superfan Mo Gaba has died at 14

Image Mo Gaba, a young Baltimore Ravens superfan who was blind and battled cancer, has died, according to tweets from Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and the Baltimore Ravens.

Obamas reflect on how they used elite education and access to help empower their communities

Image Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama reflected on the insights gained while attending elite colleges and how they leveraged that experience into a strong tool to empower their communities on the first episode of "The Michelle Obama Podcast."

Most Americans support national protests over race, poll finds

Image The protests around racial justice, sparked by George Floyd's death at the hands of police officers in May, are resonating with most Americans.

5 takeaways from a combative Barr hearing

Image Democrats launched a full-scale assault against Attorney General William Barr at Tuesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing, clashing with Barr repeatedly as the hearing jolted from topic to topic.

Clarisonic is shutting down. Its devoted fans are panicking

Image Clarisonic, the brand that invented vibrating skin cleansing devices, stunned fans earlier this month when it announced that it was shutting down for good.

As Congress bickers, investors look to Jerome Powell

Image As the US economic recovery looks wobbly and lawmakers in Washington bicker over the next round of stimulus spending, attention turns again to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.

EXCLUSIVE: Anger, leaks and tensions at the Supreme Court during the LGBTQ rights case

Image When the Supreme Court extended the 1964 Civil Rights Act to gay and lesbian workers in a landmark June ruling, the justices also protected transgender employees.

Trump revises lawsuit to block release of tax records after Supreme Court ruling

Image President Donald Trump filed an amended complaint Monday in New York federal court to argue that the Manhattan district attorney's subpoena for his financial records is "wildly overbroad" and was issued in "bad faith" -- his latest attempt to block access to such records as part of a criminal inquiry.

Biden campaign tells staff to delete TikTok from their phones

Image Joe Biden's presidential campaign told staff to remove TikTok from their work and personal devices due to security concerns, according to a source within the campaign.

NYC woman killed by great white shark while swimming off Maine coast, officials say

Image The woman killed on Monday in Maine's first-ever fatal shark attack has been identified, officials say.

New York Uber and Lyft drivers win key battle over unpaid unemployment benefits

Image A federal judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of a group of New York Uber and Lyft drivers who sued the state for taking too long to send their unemployment checks.

Goldman Sachs' CEO DJ'd a party in the Hamptons that is now under investigation

Image Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon opened for the Chainsmokers at a benefit concert in the Hamptons last weekend. Now that concert is under investigation after videos showed packed crowds disregarding health guidelines.