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Oluwatoyin Salau Deserved So Much Better
All Black women do.
Jun, 17 2020
Spirit Airlines CEO sees recovery taking a ‘big move in the right direction’ in July
Spirit Airlines is ready to carry all those would-be travelers who, after months of being at home, are eager to hit the beaches in Florida or spend a night out in Las Vegas. Leisure travelers, the South Florida-based budget carrier’s bread-and-butter market, …
Jun, 17 2020
2020 Electoral Map Ratings: Biden Has An Edge Over Trump, With 5 Months To Go
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has an advantage over President Trump in the states likely to tip the presidential race, but he's still short of solidifying 270 electoral votes needed to win.
Jun, 17 2020
Coronavirus world round-up: US death toll surpasses that of WWI as new infections hit record highs in six states
The nation's total number of deaths has hit 116,854, just past the 116,516 believed to have died in the war
Jun, 17 2020
Dollar firm after retail sales jump fans recovery hopes
The dollar held firm against many of its rivals on Wednesday after U.S. retail sales jumped far more than expected in May, while risk-sensitive currencies were hobbled by concerns about the coronavirus and diplomatic tensions in Asia.
Jun, 17 2020
NBA lays out its vision for Disney restart to teams, and it's no holiday
Game rooms, golf course access, cabanas with misters to combat the heat, fishing areas, bowling, backstage tours, and NBA basketball.
Jun, 17 2020
Trump downplays rising coronavirus cases in many states as he pushes to return to normal
The sunny predictions and, in some cases, misleading claims emanating from the White House attempt to paint a picture of a nation in recovery.
Jun, 17 2020
Bucks' Korver seeks change more than NBA title
As the league restart nears, amid social unrest, Milwaukee Bucks guard Kyle Korver says he's "going to follow the lead of my black brothers and teammates on this and I stand with them in whatever they want to do."
Jun, 17 2020
Kehlani, Ari Lennox, Common, 6lack & More Mourn the Death of 19-Year-Old Black Lives Matter Activist Oluwatoyin Salau
Oluwatoyin "Toyin" Salau, a 19-year-old Black Lives Matter protester from Tallahassee, Fla., was found dead after she tweeted about being sexually assaulted and went missing for a week.
Jun, 17 2020
Mike Pence accuses the media of 'fear mongering' over a second wave of Covid-19 in a misleading Wall Street Journal op-ed that praises Trump
  • Vice President Mike Pence announced the administration's "success" in containing the coronavirus epidemic and slammed the press for "sounding the alarm bells over a 'second wave'" of infections. 
  • "Such panic is overblown," Pence wrote in a W…
Jun, 16 2020
Lonely seniors find connection with rented grandkids and VR vacations - CNET
Tech can stave off loneliness by connecting seniors with family, companions and new experiences, both virtually and in real life.
Jun, 16 2020
Will Carnival Stock Sink in June?
The world's leading cruise line operator reports financial results later this month. It won't be pretty.
Jun, 16 2020
Businesses Linked to 4 Congress Members Got Millions in Emergency Pandemic Loans
Two of the Congress people voted against a bill that would have required disclosure from some companies receiving loans.
Jun, 16 2020
Unions become target of labor activists who see them as blocking reform...
Unions become target of labor activists who see them as blocking reform... (First column, 6th story, link) Related stories:Police detain armed militia members after man is shot at Albuquerque demonstration... Cops Quitting Across Countr…
Jun, 16 2020
Miami pauses reopening as Florida's new coronavirus cases rise
Although the majority of Florida is in Phase 2 of reopening, rising new coronavirus cases in the state could potentially put a damper on residents' new freedom.
Jun, 16 2020
Monday Sports in Brief
Monday Sports in Brief
Jun, 16 2020
Nuggets coach Malone says he had coronavirus
Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone says he had the coronavirus in March but wasn't informed of it until months later, he told CBS Denver 4 in an interview Monday.
Jun, 16 2020
Some scold, others cheerlead: U.S. states tackle reopening differently
The two most populous U.S. states took markedly different approaches to reopening on Monday with New York scolding local governments for not enforcing social distancing and California encouraging counties to restart economies if they met criteria. Scenes of m…
Jun, 16 2020
Trail Blazers will need to be in 'playoff shape' from the jump of the 2019-20 restart
Trail Blazers TV analyst Lamar Hurd joined Michael Holton and Jordan Kent on Trail Blazers Courtside to discuss what he expects to see from players once they begin play in late July.
Jun, 16 2020
Vicki Wood, broke car-racing gender barriers, at 101
She was called “the fastest woman in racing” and “the fastest woman on the sand.” Her explosive speed on the hard-packed sands of Daytona Beach, Florida, in 1960, topping 150 mph, earned her a place in the record books.
Jun, 16 2020
Report: NOAA Officials Behind #Sharpiegate Violated Integrity Policies, Won't Face Consequences Though
Top officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration violated the agency’s scientific integrity rules when they debased themselves to back up Donald Trump’s incorrect assertion that Hurricane Dorian could strike Alabama last year, an internal …
Jun, 16 2020
‘Not a Sprint’: Still in First Pandemic Wave, US States May See Return to Lockdowns as Cases Surge
At least 21 US states, including Alabama, Oregon and South Carolina, have seen an increase in their average daily new COVID-19 cases this week compared to last week. However, the surge is still part of the first wave, Dr. Jason Kindrachuk, an assistant profes…
Jun, 16 2020
Florida official declines to prosecute 67 arrested in protests...
Florida official declines to prosecute 67 arrested in protests... (First column, 7th story, link) Related stories:Black Lives Matter activist found dead...
Jun, 16 2020
Older voters hold keys to White House...
Older voters hold keys to White House... (Third column, 6th story, link) Related stories:SOMETHING ABOUT MARY: Book by Trump's niece may mar family image... Georgia Dems set new primary turnout record, outpacing Republican voters... SH…
Jun, 16 2020
Coronavirus Shows How Ageism is Harmful to Health of Older Adults
Paul Nash Health, Ageism impacts the kind of care they receive and the health care outcomes they experience. People over 65 years old account for about 80% of the deaths related to COVID-19 in the U.S. But we have to consider comorbidity, not just the numb…
Jun, 16 2020
Bodies of missing activist, AARP volunteer found in Florida
The bodies of a missing protester and an AARP volunteer were found over the weekend in Tallahassee, authorities said Monday.
Jun, 16 2020
Rockets 'Have as Good a Chance as Anybody' to Win NBA Title, Says Owner
The NBA is set to resume its suspended 2019-20 season at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando , Florida, on July 30...
Jun, 15 2020
AT&T Adds 137 New 5G Markets
Read the original post: AT&T Adds 137 New 5G Markets AT&T just fired up 137 new 5G markets across the US, bringing their total to 327 markets. With all of these new markets live, AT&T’s 5G network now covers 160 million people. This is the first expansion of …
Jun, 15 2020
SpaceX Inaugurates Smallsat Rideshare Program, Launching 3 of Planet's Satellites
SpaceX's entry into the small-launch market has already driven one competitor out of it.
Jun, 15 2020
Athletes Test Positive for COVID-19 at Iowa State and U of Houston
Athletes at Iowa State University and the University of Houston have tested positive for COVID-19. At Iowa State, at least 10 athletes have tested positive, including two football players, the Ames Tribune reported Saturday. A statement from the university…
Jun, 15 2020
Business Spotlight: RE/MAX Realty One | Business - Citrus County Chronicle
RE/MAX Realty One was a business that was quick to take action when news hit about COVID-19 and businesses would be closing. They were one of the businesses that were
Jun, 15 2020
Disney World to reopen on July 7, but visitors from New York will want to stay home
  • Disney World parks in Florida will reopen to the public in July. 
  • The parks will open with many coronavirus-related safety precautions, including mandatory masks and temperature checks.
  • Disney World visitors from New York, New Je…
Jun, 14 2020
Filthy Rich author Tim Malloy: 'Epstein's currency was girls'
Co-author of the book about convicted child predator Jeffrey Epstein speaks about why he quickly saw Epstein as "pure evil".
Jun, 14 2020
UFC on ESPN 10 results: Marvin Vettori taps Karl Roberson in first after bad blood
The bad blood between Marvin Vettori and Karl Roberson finally had a chance to boil over Saturday, and when it did Vettori let it all out.
Jun, 14 2020
George Floyd live updates: Atlanta police chief resigns, death of Black man found hanging from tree investigated
The deaths of two Black men in separate incidents have prompted investigations in Georgia and California. Live updates on George Floyd protests.
Jun, 14 2020
Pentagon surplus handouts stoke the militarization of US police
For years the US Defense Department has been handing its surplus equipment over for free to police departments -- and the departments, large and small, have revelled in it. Critics say it has been part of the overall militarization of the police, and helped f…
Jun, 14 2020
Cannabis experts say business is booming in Florida - WCJB
Since January, nearly 50,000 Florida residents got a medical marijuana card.
Jun, 14 2020
The CDC — finally — has new guidelines for reducing Covid-19 risk post-lockdowns
Lockdowns are largely over. The CDC has new guidelines for being safe out in the world.
Jun, 13 2020
Viral video: New puppy welcomed in Indian home like a bride is melting hearts online
With a perfect song—Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum’s title track sung by Lata Mangeshkar—playing in the background for the special occasion, the TikTok video is melting hearts online.
Jun, 13 2020
Hawaii grapples with Great Depression-level unemployment...
Hawaii grapples with Great Depression-level unemployment... (Second column, 22nd story, link) Related stories:Beijing in 'wartime emergency' after virus cluster at food market... Brazil now second in deaths... California, Florida, Texa…
Jun, 13 2020
US Veepstakes: Joe Biden narrows list of potential running mates
The list of potential running mates for the presumptive nominee is as notable for who is on it as it is for who is not.
Jun, 13 2020
GOP, Democratic leaders rush to overhaul convention plans in era of COVID-19
While Donald Trump will have the big "celebration" he wanted in Jacksonville, Democrats could choose a hybrid approach in Milwaukee.
Jun, 13 2020
Juneteenth: Trump changes Tulsa Oklahoma rally date 'out of respect'
The date of his first rally in months would have fallen on a holiday marking the end of US slavery.
Jun, 13 2020
Trump is poised to accept the GOP nomination in Jacksonville on August 27 — the same day and city where white men violently attacked Black people 60 years ago
  • President Donald Trump will give his speech at the Republican National Committee convention, which was relocated to Jacksonville, Florida, on August 27, if the RNC sticks to its initial plans for the convention.
  • It's the same date as the 60t…
Jun, 13 2020
As coronavirus cases pass 2 million, what's the impact of reopening?
With cases surging in more than 20 states, there is no clear divide between states that reopened early and those that took more time.
Jun, 13 2020
California, Florida and Texas ALL report their highest daily infections...
California, Florida and Texas ALL report their highest daily infections... (Second column, 16th story, link) Related stories:Brazil now second in virus deaths... Colleges Face Uncertainties of Reopening... Houston Sees 'Precipice of Di…
Jun, 13 2020
Moves rally to June 20 'out of respect'..
Moves rally to June 20 'out of respect'.. (Top headline, 2nd story, link) Related stories:BIG GAMBLE: Downplaying virus risk, Trump gets back to business as usual... Campaign's waiver 'won't block lawsuits'... Some states hit pause... …
Jun, 13 2020
NBPA Leadership Reportedly Believes Fans Won't Be Allowed for 2020-21 Season
National Basketball Players Association leadership told a group of 80-plus players on a call Friday that they do not believe fans will be allowed to attend games during the 2020-21 ...
Jun, 13 2020