The U.S. death toll has doubled since May. Some experts predict it could nearly double again before 2020 ends. “We are experiencing a tremendous amount of unnecessary suffering,” one researcher says. Continue Reading ‘Enormous And Tragic’: U.S. Has Lost More Than 200,000 People To COVID-19
Trevor Milton’s startup Nikola is working on hydrogen-powered big rigs. Milton has been accused of making misleading claims about the company’s technology, which he has denied. Continue Reading Founder Of Zero-Emissions Truck Startup Nikola Resigns After Fraud Allegations
One thing that has improved a lot over the course of the pandemic is treatment of seriously ill COVID-19 patients in intensive care units. Here’s one man’s success story. Continue Reading Advances In ICU Care Are Saving More Patients Who Have COVID-19
As of Sunday, no mobile app store in the U.S. will be allowed to distribute or maintain the popular Chinese-owned apps, the Commerce Department says. Continue Reading Federal Judge Blocks President Trumps Administration’s Attempt To Ban TikTok And WeChat
Hundreds gathered on the court’s plaza to pay their respects to the legal icon, who died Friday at the age of 87. Continue Reading Mourners Spontaneously Gather Outside Supreme Court To Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, died from complications from cancer. Her death will set in motion what promises to be a tumultuous political battle over who will succeed her. Continue Reading Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87
There’s only been one other year – 2005 – that Greek names have been needed. The National Hurricane Center on Friday announced storms called Alpha and Beta have formed in the Atlantic. Continue Reading So 2020: New Storm Forms, Named Alpha Because We’ve Run Out Of Letters
Nearly 300,000 acres in Washington burned in just one day over Labor Day weekend. That is almost unfathomable. But it happened. Why? What were the conditions that made for that explosive situation? Continue Reading Before Labor Day, The Northwest Fire Season Hadn’t Been ‘So Bad.’ Then… What Happened?
There’s just not enough PPE to satisfy demand. Medics are re-using masks and small practices can’t even find supplies they can afford. Some domestic manufacturers could help, but it’s a risky move. Continue Reading Why Can’t America Make Enough N95 Masks? 6 Months Into Pandemic, Shortages Persist
Breonna Taylor was shot and killed by police in March. Her killing in Louisville, Ky., was part of the fuel for the nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic racism this spring and summer. Continue Reading Who Was Breonna Taylor Before She Became The Face Of A Movement?
The move signals the Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation surrounding the publication of The Room Where It Happened after an unsuccessful effort to block it from being published. Continue Reading Grand Jury Issues Criminal Subpoenas In Connection With John Bolton Book
The company said its new policy would eliminate search predictions that could be seen as favoring a political candidate or as making claims about “the integrity or legitimacy of electoral processes.” Continue Reading Google Will Block Its Autocomplete Suggestions For Some Election-Related Searches