Tuesday's blast of winter weather could kill unprotected plants.
Tuesday's blast of winter weather could kill unprotected plants.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris suggested the Biden administration would not enforce a national mask mandate as promised by Joe Biden. Biden said last month that, if elected, his administration would enforce a nationwide mask mandate. "It would be a standard," Harris said in an interview with CNN when asked to clarify.
Maine's biggest COVID-19 outbreak is linked to a wedding officiated by the pastor of a distancing-defying church who says masks are part of a “socialistic platform.” Todd Bell is pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church in Sanford, Maine. Famous for flying between ministries in multiple states on his private plane (God “burdened” his heart to do airplane ministry, he says), Bell flew in to officiate a rural Maine wedding on August 7.
That fact was confirmed by a presidential spokesman, Judd Deere, who told AFP that Trump brought the artworks to be "prominently displayed in the People's House" -- the White House. But at the time, Bloomberg reported, Trump's impulsive move raised eyebrows, stunning some of those involved, and sending State Department lawyers scurrying to ensure the move was legal (they ultimately ruled that it was, because the artwork was US government property). The incident began during Trump's November 2018 visit to France for ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. While other foreign dignitaries traveled on November 10 to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, where hundreds of...
Hundreds of people gathered for rallies and marches against police violence and racial injustice Saturday night in Portland, Oregon, as often violent nightly demonstrations that have happened for 100 days since George Floyd was killed showed no signs of ceasing. Video posted online appeared to show tear gas being deployed to clear protesters from what police said was an unpermitted demonstration. People were “engaging in tumultuous and violent conduct thereby intentionally or recklessly creating a grave risk of causing public alarm,” the department tweeted.
San Diego State University ordered students to stay in their dorms through Labor Day weekend as COVID-19 cases continue to rise on campus. SDSU canceled in-person classes on September 2 when 64 COVID-19 cases were confirmed after nine days. SDSU President Adela de la Torre blamed a "plague of parties" for the rapid spread of the virus.
On Aug. 13, Darren Cooper was in Ravenna for the first time. A Hudson resident who works for Summit County, he was at the Portage County Job and Family Services building parking lot off South Chestnut Street for a 9 a.m. training meeting. Cooper got to the building early, signed in and went to sit in his car at about 8:47 a.m., drinking tea and talking on his cell phone.
A new Pew Research Center survey found 83% of voters say who wins the presidency "really matters." In the 2016 election, 74% answered that the election really mattered in the same survey. A record number of voters say that the upcoming presidential election "really matters," according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
Australian police have made dozens of arrests amid anti-lockdown protests attended by hundreds nationwide. In Melbourne, the centre of Australia's outbreak, about 300 people marched in defiance of tough measures that have been in place for a month. Other protests took place in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.
MILWAUKEE – Jacob Blake, shot seven times by Kenosha, Wisconsin, police, has some powerful words from his hospital bed as the nation grapples with escalating tension over racial inequities: “There's a lot more life to live. A minute-long video was posted to Twitter on Saturday by Blake's attorney, Benjamin Crump, in which the 29-year-old Black man calmly described the pain he's experienced and encouraged viewers to value their lives and lives of others. Blake is paralyzed from the waist down after being shot in the back at point-blank range by Kenosha Police Department Officer Rusten Sheskey on Aug. 23.
President Donald Trump on Sunday lashed out at Laurene Powell Jobs in his latest Twitter outburst related to a Thursday report from The Atlantic alleging he in 2018 referred to US soldiers who died in World War I as "losers" and "suckers." Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, has owned a majority stake in The Atlantic since 2017 through her company Emerson Collective. "Steve Jobs would not be happy that his wife is wasting money he left her on a failing Radical Left Magazine that is run by a con man," Trump tweeted.
Fans of the annual Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert, canceled this year by the coronavirus pandemic, thronged a San Francisco beach Saturday night to celebrate the traditional closing night of the event, reports say. But the estimated 1,000 people on Ocean Beach broke coronavirus rules and stoked huge bonfires despite dangerous wildfire conditions as a heat wave grips California, KPIX reports. This was absolutely reckless & selfish,” wrote Mayor London Breed of San Francisco on Twitter.
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More than 200 people were airlifted to safety overnight after a fast-moving wildfire cut off the only road out of the Mammoth Pool Reservoir, a popular recreational site in California's Sierra National Forest. Twenty evacuees were taken to hospitals, the Madera County Sheriff said on Twitter on Sunday, as the Creek Fire that started on Friday night rapidly grew to burn some 45,000 acres (18,210 hectares), forcing evacuations and road closures in the Fresno area in central California. "We're completely trapped.
Thousands of Israelis protested outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night, pressing ahead with a monthslong campaign demanding the embattled Israeli leader resign. The protest came as Israel is coping with record levels of coronavirus infections. Demonstrators have been protesting Netanyahu's handling of the coronavirus crisis, which has led to soaring unemployment, and they say he should step down while on trial for corruption charges.
AUSTIN, Texas – Multiple boats participating in a parade in support of President Donald Trump's reelection campaign sank Saturday on Lake Travis, located west of Austin, according to the Travis County Sheriff's Office. Multiple small boats needed rescue after they began sinking due to choppy water conditions as the boats traveled together on the lake, according to the office. No one was injured as a result of those incidents, according to Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services officials.
Classes begin for fall semester at Montana State University on August 17, 2020 in Bozeman, Montana. Whether universities decide to have in-person classes or a hybrid model, college towns where students usually make up a large share of the town's population may be greatly affected. Business Insider decided to look at colleges that have a large number of undergraduates to determine which towns may be most economically vulnerable during the upcoming school year.
There are currently three coronavirus vaccine trials undergoing the third phase of testing in the US. In an ABC News interview on Friday, US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said states should prepare to distribute a coronavirus vaccine by November 1, "just in case." CDC director Robert Redfield also asked state governments and health departments to waive permit requirements to build distribution sites as early as November, McClatchy reported.
Former employees of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said they were urged by DeJoy and his aides to make political contributions to GOP candidates, the Washington Post reported. The former employees of DeJoy's former business told the Post that they were reimbursed for their contributions with bonus payments. Business Insider previously reported that DeJoy himself has raised millions for Republican politicians as a major GOP fundraiser.
Jaime Harrison has spent more money on Facebook ads than any other candidate running for Senate. Harrison is from South Carolina and the ads were designed to target his opponent Sen. Lindsay Graham's inconsistency. The ads claim that the incumbent challenger will say anything to win favors and Harrison's ads paint him as a flip-flopper.
The U.S. Northern Command based in Colorado Springs has apologized for retweeting a post by President Donald Trump that announced his campaign stop earlier this week in a western Pennsylvania city. Before addressing supporters, Trump tweeted, “I'm going to Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the home of the late, great Arnold Palmer — There was nobody like him. I got to know Arnold well, played golf with him, and miss him.