The candidate who spent more than $1 billion on a presidential bid that netted in just one primary win – American Samoa – says he can help with the virus crisis ...
Bloomberg moves past presidential flop with virus crusade
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two months after an embarrassing end to his presidential campaign, Mike Bloomberg is again deploying his massive personal fortune – this time to combat the coronavirus.
The billionaire former New York City...
"Chipotle failed to ensure that its employees both understood and complied with its food safety protocols, resulting in hundreds of customers across the country getting sick." – U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna
Chipotle agrees to record fine in food poisoning case, people keep going there anyway
Apr 21, 2020; updated Apr 22, 2020
By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. agreed Tuesday to pay a record $25 million fine to resolve criminal charges that it...
"We can't wait to get back out there and the old-fashioned way." – Lara Trump
A piece in the New York Post argues that COVID-19 is not a deal-killer for Donald Trump's second term. An Associated Press analysis raises troubling issues for the president's re-election bid. Who's right? Check these dueling opinions, then post your own below.
Why coronavirus will not cost Trump reelection
OPINION By Michael Goodwin, April 18, 2020 |
NY POST – Last fall,...
"Placing a fake Covid-19 sign on your door will not stop us from kicking it in when you have felony warrants for your arrest."
Local man faked having COVID-19 to try to dodge arrest, sheriff says
Apr 18, 2020
BARDIN, Fla. (NEXSTAR)
A Florida man wanted on felony charges tried to keep officers away with a sign warning that he was infected with the coronavirus, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.
“Placing a fake “Covid-19″ sign on...
April 14, 2020
The Hill – Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) on Tuesday said that he will be introducing legislation to limit President Trump's ability to fire Anthony Fauci, amid a swirl of speculation that the public health official's job could be in jeopardy.
The bill would only allow Trump to fire a director of a national research institute or national centers under the National Institute of Health "on the basis of malfeasance by, neglect of office...
US expels thousands to Mexico after largely halting asylum; Senate Democrats protest
| Apr 09, 2020
| By MARIA VERZA and BEN FOX Associated Press
| A U.S. Border Patrol agent wouldn't let Jackeline Reyes explain why she and her 15-year-old daughter fled Honduras and needed asylum, pointing to the coronavirus.
It was just days after the Trump administration essentially shut down the nation's asylum system.
"The agent told us about the virus and that we couldn't go further,...
Memo: Some in US may not get stimulus checks until August
By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government expects to begin making payments to millions of Americans under the new stimulus law in mid-April, but some people without direct deposit information may not get checks until mid-August or later, according to a memo obtained by The Associated Press.
The document from the House Ways and Means Committee says the IRS will make about...
"Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious-diseases expert and the face of the U.S. response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, is facing growing threats to his personal safety, prompting the government to step up his security ... " – The Washington Post, April 1, 2020
Health officials have reportedly increased security for White House coronavirus expert Dr. Fauci after threats
April 2, 2020
Business Insider – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy...
“This order is extremely reasonable” – Superior Court Judge Kirk Nakamura
Early release begins in Cal. jails after more than 100 inmates exposed to virus
| PLUS: Texas Governor Says 'Not So Fast'
Three inmates who were housed in the same module in Orange County’s Central Men’s Jail have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Orange County Register, March 28, 2020
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Many police departments are saying they'll be enforcing shelter-in-place "rules" this weekend. Could you be stopped and questioned simply for being out of your home? Should you report people who are outdoors? Be sure to check local news sources; here's a sampling of what we found happening around the country ...
Can You Be Arrested For Not Sheltering In Place?
Local police departments warn to follow shelter-in-place order
Mar 26, 2020
BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - Law enforcement is...
"A lot of restaurants are feeling the pain of racism, where people are literally not patroning Chinese restaurants because of just straight up racism around the coronavirus." – U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Twitter, March 11, 2020
"As the coronavirus has spread from China to other countries, anti-Asian discrimination has followed closely behind, manifesting in plummeting sales at Chinese restaurants, near-deserted Chinatown districts and racist bullying against people perceived to be Chinese." – Natalie Escobar, NPR, March...
S. Carolina law banning LGBTQ sex ed is unconstitutional, judge rules
Under the 1988 law, public school teachers could be fired for discussing LGBTQ issues outside the context of sexually transmitted diseases.
March 12, 2020
NBC News – A U.S. district judge in South Carolina overturned a decades-old state law Wednesday that prohibited discussion of LGBTQ issues in public school sex education classes.
According to the ruling, the law violates the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th...
"Biden’s emphasis on WHO offering kits is simply wrong. We rate this claim Mostly False." – PolitiFact |
Mar 16, 2020 |
During Sunday night’s debate, while leveling criticism at President Donald Trump’s handling of the national response to the coronavirus pandemic, former Vice President Joe Biden said the Trump administration refused to get coronavirus testing kits from the World Health Organization.
“Look, the World Health Organization offered the testing kits that they have available and to...
Poultry and swine line speeds are both now federal cases
By Dan Flynn on March 17, 2020
Food Safety News – For more than six weeks, a federal judge in Minnesota has been considering whether to dismiss a union challenge of USDA’s regulation of line speeds for swine slaughter.
On the West Coast, in Northern California, a similar challenge to USDA’s regulation of line speeds for poultry won’t get an initial scheduling order until May.
Department of Justice...
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