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Wisconsin's Primary Next Week Is Going to Be a Catastrophe
Daniel Sofer / hermosawave.net To know how Wisconsin’s decision to hold an election during a pandemic is going, look no further than the governor’s move to use the state’s Army National Guard to try and help a poll worker shortage. And that still may not be e…
Apr, 02 2020
Coronavirus Deaths Mount In New York
The statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900.
Apr, 02 2020
Whoa: A Vintage Land Rover Restomod That's Not Laughably Garish
Coachwork outfits treating old Land Rovers to large-diameter wheels, Corvette V8s, and quilted-leather seats is one of the more unfortunate automotive trends of our time. But I really like East Coast Defender’s Series IIA “Project Henry.” More »
Apr, 02 2020
Coronavirus just created a new dictator in Europe, and has emboldened the toxic behavior of authoritarians worldwide
On Monday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban effectively became the world's newest dictator when the country's parliament voted to suspend elections and granted him the power to rule by decree with no time limit. "At this point, Hungary is a full-on dicta…
Apr, 01 2020
Cash App Scammers Are Using Coronavirus To Exploit People
An anonymous reader shares a report: Reyna is a teenager in Florida whose family is strapped for cash amid the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus. When the uber-popular beauty influencer Jeffree Star tweeted that he'd be giving out $30,000 via paymen…
Apr, 01 2020
Florida gets wiped out by a comet in the trailer for Greenland, a Gerard Butler disaster flick
How about an apocalyptic disaster flick to distract you from the horrors of our global pandemic? Ric Roman Waugh, who previously helmed the third entry in Gerard Butler’s increasingly insane Fallen series, is again teaming with the action star for Greenland, …
Apr, 01 2020
Michael McDonald Brings Yacht Rock to Your Home in NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’
Singer-keyboardist performs Doobie classics from home in Santa Barbara
Apr, 01 2020
Can We Save the Woodrat without Slaughtering Cats?
In Key Largo, Fla., conservationists and feline lovers figure out how to get along -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Apr, 01 2020
Coronavirus pandemic, April Fools' Day and more things to start your Wednesday
April Fools' Day arrives amid no-joke pandemic, ill-fated cruise ships still in limbo off Florida and more things to know Wednesday.
Apr, 01 2020
Florida has not issued a statewide stay-at-home order amid coronavirus crisis. Some support Gov. Ron DeSantis' approach. Others don't.
Florida, one of the eight states with the most COVID-19 cases, is the only one in that group that hasn't issued a statewide stay-at-home order.
Apr, 01 2020
Zaandam cruise ship still has no guaranteed port for sick passengers as Trump, Florida officials discuss plans - The Washington Post
Zaandam cruise ship still has no guaranteed port for sick passengers as Trump, Florida officials discuss plans The Washington Post Cruise operator says lives are at risk on Zaandam as nations 'turn their backs' on ship The Guardian Nine ships at sea with some…
Apr, 01 2020
US working on plan to allow virus-hit ship to dock
US authorities were finalizing a plan on Tuesday to allow a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship, the Zaandam, to dock in Florida after its operator warned that more passengers may die if it is left out at sea. "Already four guests have passed away and I fear oth…
Apr, 01 2020
Coronavirus unemployment: Everything you need to know about payments, applying and more - CNET
Are you out of work because of COVID-19? Here's a breakdown on how to qualify -- and receive -- the new unemployment benefits.
Mar, 31 2020
SpaceX’s Starship user guide details how it could replace the Space Shuttle and offer comfy passenger flights
SpaceX has released a first version of its spacecraft user manual for Starship, the next-generation launch vehicle that it’s currently developing in Boca Chica, Texas. The manual isn’t quite as detailed as the ones that exist for SpaceX’s other, operational l…
Mar, 31 2020
No Masks and Uncertain Sick Leave: New York Whole Foods Delivery Workers Say Amazon Is Failing to Protect Them
Delivery workers say they lack clear guidance as to what to do if they are exposed to the coronavirus or how they will be compensated if they get sick. The post No Masks and Uncertain Sick Leave: New York Whole Foods Delivery Workers Say Amazon Is Failing to …
Mar, 31 2020
Marco Rubio Ripped For ‘Outrageous’ Coronavirus Claim About Journalists’ Glee
ABC News' Jonathan Karl demanded the Florida Republican apologize over his claim that angered many in the media.
Mar, 31 2020
'We haven't had fresh air in days': Cruise ship stranded off Florida over COVID-19 fears
Holland America director Orlando Ashford has urged the authorities in Florida to act with humanity and allow the passengers to disembark.
Mar, 31 2020
Stranded Cruise Ship Hit by Coronavirus Begs Florida to Allow Passengers and Crew to Disembark
As a cruise stranded at sea with dozens sick and four dead makes for Florida, passengers are anxious for relief
Mar, 31 2020
Enemies to the Left
The resurgence of Joe Biden and the inevitable defeat of Bernie Sanders led the pundits to declare that the Democratic Party is rejecting socialism -- a�development all decent men would celebrate if it were true. Yet, in a supreme irony, the Lan...
Mar, 31 2020
Florida Police Arrest Megachurch Pastor for Refusing to Comply With County Covid-19 Order
Hillsborough County, Florida sheriff’s deputies arrested Rodney Howard-Browne, the pastor of the River at Tampa Bay Church, for refusing to stop holding church services that attracted huge crowds in violation of a county health order, CNN reported on Monday. …
Mar, 31 2020
Wisconsin Is Holding A Pandemic Primary On April 7 That Will Disenfranchise Voters
Wisconsin Democratic Governor Tony Evers has declined to invoke emergency powers and reschedule the state’s April 7 primary, even though a majority of Wisconsin residents support changing the date. A number of federal lawsuits have been filed in Wisconsin, in…
Mar, 31 2020
Trump falsely claimed that expanding voting access would lead to a Republican never being elected in America again
In a Monday morning interview on "Fox & Friends," Trump said that congressional Republicans opposed expanding voting access in the coronavirus stimulus package because it would hurt them politically. The House's version of the package would have required ever…
Mar, 30 2020
Cruise ship redirected after 4 passengers died, hundreds more with flu-like symptoms
The Holland America cruise ship that was bound for Chile has redirected to Florida after many people aboard reported flu-like symptoms.
Mar, 30 2020
2 Coronavirus Recession-Resistant Stocks to Consider Buying Now
The COVID-19 pandemic is poised to usher in a recession. These dividend stocks should weather the downturn well.
Mar, 30 2020
Disney Theme Parks Staying Closed
Doors will remain shuttered while vacationers are staying home.
Mar, 30 2020
Animal Crossing is the virtual escape you need from these troubling times
There's a reason the popular game has rocketed to a cultural sensation in just a few short days: Its simple, gentle world is providing players with something that, like toilet paper and fresh fruit, seems to be in short supply: A sense of normalcy.
Mar, 30 2020
How much should the public know about who has the coronavirus?
The U.S. approach contrasts sharply with that of Singapore and Taiwan, whose fights against the virus have been praised as among the most effective. Both governments make public the suspected linkages of cases, anonymized by numbers
Mar, 30 2020
Stunning projection: Fauci estimates between 100,000 to 200,000 deaths. But that could change, he said
Social distancing guidelines that have shut down cites across the US have been extended to April 30 as a top US health official warns that 100,000 or more people could die in the US from the novel coronavirus.
Mar, 30 2020
Roundup: Special interview, stimulus passage and a lawsuit
Happy Monday. We have a special feature for you today. On Friday I chatted with Dr. Julio Frenk, president of the University of Miami and a public health expert who served as Mexico's minister of health for six years, about the current pandemic. You'll find o…
Mar, 30 2020
Some cruise ship crew members stuck on board because of coronavirus aren't getting paid
Several crew members who recently left the Norwegian Encore cruise ship told the Miami Herald they are worried about their colleagues still on board, as many are possibly suffering from the COVID-19 coronavirus.Thousands of cruise line employees — including m…
Mar, 30 2020
Florida appears to be the only state getting all its federal coronavirus equipment requests met
Many states have requested ventilators, N95 face masks, gowns, face shields, and other essential equipment from the federal emergency stockpile as their hospitals prepare for or struggle under a surge of COVID-19 cases, but only Florida has gotten 100 percent…
Mar, 30 2020
Yahoo Sports' top 2020 NFL draft prospects, No. 36: Wisconsin RB Jonathan Taylor
Here's the scouting report on our No. 36 overall prospect in the 2020 NFL draft.
Mar, 30 2020
Trump says he’s working to get protective supplies to Massachusetts
President Trump said Sunday night that he’s “trying to get things to Massachusetts as rapidly as possible” after state officials have said the federal government has undermined them when they try to order supplies to fight the coronavirus, such as N95 masks a…
Mar, 30 2020
On This Day In 1927, Sunbeam's "Slug" Broke The 200 MPH Barrier
Lots of cars these days can hit 200 miles-per-hour. It’s not nothing, but it’s not anything either. But back in 1927, 200 was unheard-of. That is, Until Sunbeam’s “Slug” broke the record at Daytona Beach with Major Henry Seagrave behind the wheel. Read more...
Mar, 29 2020
Rhode Island ends restrictions on New Yorkers
Cuomo said he had spoken with Raimondo on Saturday and that she told him her executive order was being repealed.
Mar, 29 2020
Fixing America's broken coronavirus supply chain
The senior Navy officer now in charge of fixing America's coronavirus supply chain is trying to fill the most urgent needs: ventilators and personal protective gear. But barely a week into his role at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, he's still trying…
Mar, 29 2020
Animal Shelters Urge Humans Confined To Home By Coronavirus Outbreak To Adopt
As states issue stay-at-home orders, animal shelters have had to close their doors. They're coming up with new ways to find homes as they brace for an onslaught of puppies and kittens.
Mar, 29 2020
Swastikas spray-painted at Bernie Sanders campaign office in Florida
Vandalism of facility comes weeks after white nationalist unfurled Nazi flag during rally held by the Jewish Democratic candidate
Mar, 29 2020
No city will be spared: Dr. Birx DEFENDS Trump's threat to quarantine New York despite Cuomo remarks
Dr. Deborah Birx defended President Trump for considering a federally mandated quarantine for residents of the coronavirus 'hotspots' New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
Mar, 29 2020
WMU promotes Bates as pandemic impacts search
Western Michigan promoted Clayton Bates to be its basketball coach Saturday, with its athletic director saying the coronavirus crisis impacted the school's search.
Mar, 29 2020
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Tupperware Brands Corporation of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - TUP
NY / ACCESSWIRE / March 28, 2020 / Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Tupperware Brands Corporation ("Tupperware" or the "Company") (TUP) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Co…
Mar, 29 2020
The Latest: China reports 5 deaths, 45 new coronavirus cases
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:—Spain's deadli…
Mar, 29 2020
‘Off the charts’: Virus hot spots grow in middle America
DETROIT (AP) — The coronavirus continued its unrelenting spread across the United States with fatalities doubling in two days and authorities saying Saturday that an infant who tested positive had died. It pummeled big cities like New York, Detroit, New Orlea…
Mar, 29 2020
Tiz the Law wins Fla. Derby before empty stands
With fans not allowed at Gulfstream, Tiz the Law won Saturday's Florida Derby to stamp himself as a prime Kentucky Derby contender if the rescheduled race goes off as planned in early September.
Mar, 29 2020
Rhode Island Governor Announces National Guard Will Go ‘Door-to-Door’ to Identify New Yorkers to Slow COVID-19 Spread
Rhode Island officials will patrol the highways and knock on doors, ordering anyone coming from New York into quarantine.
Mar, 28 2020
OneWeb, a satellite internet startup, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Satellite internet startup OneWeb has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a move that comes less than a week after the company launched nearly three dozen satellites into orbit.
Mar, 28 2020
The String Theory (2008)
Look back at the late author's obsessive inquiry into the physics and metaphysics of tennis.
Mar, 28 2020
Honeymoon on lockdown: newlyweds' cruise goes awry over coronavirus
Newlyweds Yadira Garza and Joel Gonzalez began their honeymoon cruise on the MS Zaandam with romantic strolls overlooking the sea, but have now spent days in a stuffy, cramped cabin as the ship goes on lockdown to contain coronavirus.
Mar, 28 2020