Valley highs will top out just a degree or two shy of 110 today and Tuesday.
Valley highs will top out just a degree or two shy of 110 today and Tuesday.
Joe Biden said Monday he would overturn on his first day in office President Donald Trump's travel ban that initially targeted Muslim-majority countries. Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, said Muslims were the first to suffer attacks under the Trump administration the led to kids being bullied in school and an increase in hate crimes. Biden said Trump appointed unnamed key leaders in the Defense Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development despite their open Islamophobia.
An excessive heat warning has been issued for parts of New Jersey and Philadelphia, where humidity will contribute to temperatures feeling as high as 105 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit on Monday, ABC News 6 reported. The heat wave is expected to ease by the end of the week in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. In June, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on Twitter that every month of 2020 was the hottest or the second hottest on record.
Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn urged an appeals court Monday to immediately shut down the lingering fight over whether a lower-court judge must dismiss the criminal case against him. "The district court has hijacked and extended a criminal prosecution for almost three months for its own purposes,” Flynn's attorneys wrote in a filing with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. Flynn has been fighting for months against U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan, who is seeking to hold a hearing on whether he must dismiss the case against the former Trump White House official after the Justice Department moved to drop the charge against him.
A 26-year-old CBS New York reporter died after a moped accident Saturday, the station announced in a video tribute. "Reporter Nina Kapur joined the team in June 2019 and was known for her contagious smile and love for storytelling," the station shared. She died at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan after the accident, the station reported, adding, "Our thoughts and prayers are with Nina's family.
Certain countries have reduced class sizes and implemented social distancing measures and have not seen rises in new daily cases. American schools might also look to other countries for examples of how not to reopen when the academic year begins. Here's a couple of countries that have managed to successfully send pupils back to school — and one cautionary tale of how reopening reignited an outbreak: Denmark After a month in lockdown, Denmark became the first Western country to reopen its schools on April 15.
The following is a transcript of an interview with Former Secretary of State Colin Powell that aired Sunday, July 19, 2020, on "Face the Nation." MARGARET BRENNAN: We want to go now to McLean, Virginia, and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. MARGARET BRENNAN: --was a civil rights icon, one of Martin Luther King's top lieutenants.
A Chinese study published in June found that antibody levels in patients who had recovered from COVID-19 fell sharply within two to three months after infection. We're seeing in other countries evidence that people may be losing their antibodies over a period of time,” says Yahoo News Medical Contributor Dr. Dara Kass. And so we need to continue to test and track patients not just when they're actively infected but also as they recover to understand more about what it means to be recovered from this coronavirus.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday said that kids need to back to school even if it means they'll get COVID-19. "These kids have got to get back to school," Parson said. Parson said the kids who get COVID-19 will "get over it."
A United Nations agency acknowledged Sunday that a U.S.-sought oil tanker “hijacked” off the coast of the United Arab Emirates after allegedly smuggling Iranian crude oil is back in Iranian waters. The International Labor Organization said that the MT Gulf Sky was hijacked July 5, citing its captain. That mirrors earlier reporting by The Associated Press.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives to fast-track its attempt to enforce subpoenas seeking President Donald Trump's financial records. The brief order means that the case will not return to lower courts until 25 days after the court's July 9 ruling that said further analysis was required on whether the subpoenas were valid. Liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor would have granted the application, the order said.
California congresswoman Maxine Waters went to assist a black man who was pulled over by police in Los Angeles this weekend. In a video shared online, Ms Waters parked her SUV and said she intervened to see what Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers were doing when they pulled a black man over. The black Democrat told the person videoing that “they stopped a brother so I stopped to see what they [the LAPD] were doing”.
You're probably well aware of the fact that the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, needs to pick a running mate. As always, voters are watching the process closely, but there's reason to believe his choice could mean even more than usual, The Atlantic reports. Dan Pfeiffer, a former senior Obama adviser who worked in the administration when Biden himself served as vice president, explained why to The Atlantic.
Three members of the Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club were killed Saturday during a suspected drunk driving crash in Texas. The club was on a drive in Texas Hill Country, about 65 miles northwest from San Antonio, to celebrate the organization's birthday when an allegedly intoxicated driver crossed lanes and crashed into the group, according to the Kerr County Sheriff's Office. The national Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club said in a statement that the members were enjoying a group ride before their annual Thin Blue Line Foundation meeting.
Weeks of protests and the presence of federal authorities in Portland have brought the Oregon city into the national spotlight as tensions rise amid call for racial justice and changes to policing. The city has seen nightly protests for nearly two months following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Floyd was a Black man who died as a white police officer pressed his knee into Floyd's neck, and his death sparked a national movement and protests to address systemic racism.
After a year of speculation about what would happen to Turkey's F-35s after the country was ousted from the joint strike fighter program last year, the Defense Department gave its definitive answer Monday evening in a characteristically anticlimactic manner — through its daily contract announcements. The U.S. Air Force will officially buy eight F-35A conventional takeoff and landing jets originally built by Lockheed Martin for Turkey as part of a $862 million contract modification than also contains an additional six F-35As built for the Air Force and modifications that will bring the Turkish jets in line with the U.S. configuration.
Meet The Press Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine during an appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday warned that his state "could become Florida," a current COVID-19 epicenter in the US. DeWine, who was at first lauded for proactive steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Ohio, has received criticism for his refusal to issue a statewide mask order. At the end of April, DeWine issued a statewide mask mandate but quickly rescinded it following criticism, calling his own order "offensive."
Florida's governor Ron DeSantis pleaded Monday for COVID-19 survivors to donate blood plasma to help save lives, as hospitals rapidly fill up and supplies of antiviral drugs run short. The situation in the Sunshine State is dire, with more than 9,500 coronavirus patients hospitalized and just 18 percent of intensive care beds available. Lines of people hoping to get a test can stretch for almost a mile and the results take seven to 10 days to come back, during which time contagious people can easily infect others.
Black Lives Matter murals have appeared in several US cities, including outside the White House in Washington, DC. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Redwood City, California, last week removed a Black Lives Matter mural that a resident painted as part of an Independence Day public-art celebration, CBS San Francisco reported. The city removed the mural after a local lawyer said she should be able to paint "MAGA 2020" on the same street, the report said.
The chairman of Kenya's senate committee overseeing the government's response to the coronavirus crisis has quit the post after police said he flouted an overnight curfew to enjoy drinks with others in a Nairobi bar. "I will bear responsibility ... I apologise to Kenyans and I will face the full consequences of the law," Johnson Sakaja, who represents Nairobi county and is a close ally of President Uhuru Kenyatta, told reporters on Monday. Kenya began easing its lockdown earlier this month, but kept the curfew in place as well as a prohibition on bars.