Three months after President Donald Trump suggested ingesting disinfectants as a treatment for coronavirus, a Florida man and his three sons are facing criminal charges for allegedly selling a toxic solution to tens of thousands of people as a cure for Covid-19.
Posted on: 11 July 2020 | 12:00 am
A man accused of killing eight police officers in India was shot dead Friday while allegedly trying to flee custody after his arrest, authorities said.
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 11:47 pm
Actress Naya Rivera, perhaps best known for her turn as Santana Lopez on the campy Fox dramedy "Glee," was presumed dead on Thursday after disappearing at a California lake, authorities said.
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 10:32 pm
As Covid-19 cases continue to surge in the US, CNN's Anderson Cooper says President Trump's only plan to fight the pandemic is to gaslight the American people.
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 9:15 pm
President Donald Trump commuted the prison sentence of his longtime friend Roger Stone, who was convicted of crimes that included lying to Congress in part, prosecutors said, to protect the President. CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and Preet Bharara weigh in on the decision.
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 9:08 pm
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top expert on infection diseases in the US, says he hasn't briefed President Trump in months, and says his blunt messaging may be why he's not being allowed on US television recently.
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 8:23 pm
Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith "never ever thought that we would make it back."
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 7:12 pm
Angela Merkel may not scream down the phone at President Donald Trump -- but she knows how to insert a dagger.
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 4:25 pm
Ford CEO Jim Hackett rejected employees' calls to get out of the police car business, saying the automaker can support the Black Lives Matter movement while selling the majority of America's police cars.
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 3:51 pm
Public health professionals around the world have lauded Taiwan's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Along with nearby countries such as South Korea and Singapore, Taiwan has employed policy responses to Covid-19 that are worthy of emulation around the world. Taiwan, in particular, effectively contained Covid-19 by springing to action early, coordinating a government-wide response to the virus, and clearly communicating with its citizenry.
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 2:43 pm
• Ohio: Governor says no statewide mask mandate despite spread of virus • Kentucky: Judge temporarily blocks governor's Covid-19 executive orders
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 2:20 pm
Last month, Moderna Health announced advancements in Covid-19 vaccine trials, prompting speculation that a vaccine might be available as early as next year. But with this increased optimism comes challenges in manufacturing and distribution. Vaccines take time to produce, and the initial supply might not meet US demands. As the race for a Covid-19 vaccine heats up, policymakers must confront a series of pressing questions: Who should get the vaccine first, and how should that decision be made?
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 12:00 pm
It's already being referred to as "the letter" -- a brief, but somehow still wordy missive, formally titled "A Letter on Justice and Open Debate," initially signed by 153 writers, artists, academics and journalists, and published by the venerable Harper's Magazine (it appeared online July 7 and will be printed in the October issue). In it, this cohort of artists, intellectuals and public figures decry a landscape in which "intolerance of opposing views, a vogue for public shaming and ostracism, and the tendency to dissolve complex policy issues in a blinding moral certainty" have, in their eyes, become rampant.
Posted on: 10 July 2020 | 6:31 am