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Rulings on Wisconsin Election Raise Questions About Judicial Partisanship

Wednesday  01:20,   08 april 2020

WASHINGTON — In a pair of extraordinary rulings on Monday, the highest courts in Wisconsin and the nation split along ideological lines to reject Democratic efforts to defer voting in Tuesday’s elections in the state given the coronavirus pandemic.... >>>

Los Angeles has notoriously polluted air. But right now it has some of the cleanest of any major city

Wednesday  00:55,   08 april 2020

With the state of California under a stay-at-home order for the last several weeks because of the threat of coronavirus, Los Angeles' notoriously dirty air has dramatically improved.The mental image many people have of the Los Angeles skyline is >>>

Disaster in motion: Where flights from coronavirus-ravaged countries landed in US

Wednesday  00:40,   08 april 2020

Disaster in motion: Thousands of flights from China, Italy and Spain came into US as coronavirus raged(Pictured) A passer-by wears a mask out of concern for the coronavirus while walking past a public service sign on April 7 in... >>>

Calls to US helpline jump 891%, as White House is warned of mental health crisis

Wednesday  00:11,   08 april 2020

Calls to U.S. helpline jump 891%, as White House is warned of mental health crisisFederal officials on the front lines of the U.S. government’s pandemic response have privately warned members of the White House and Department of Homeland Security... >>>

Texas Allowed to Halt Abortions to Conserve Masks, Gloves

Tuesday  23:45,   07 april 2020

Texas struck a blow against abortion rights when a federal appeals court ruled the state can ban most procedures as long as the governor’s emergency health decree to save medical supplies for fighting the pandemic is in effect. © Eric Gay/AP Photo... >>>

Mountain mayors rail against the arrival of vacationers despite confinement

Tuesday  23:40,   07 april 2020

Some tourists have isolated themselves in the mountains for the holidays, in defiance of confinement instructions. © afp.com/PHILIPPE DESMAZES Mountain mayors rail against the arrival of holidaymakers despite the confinement "There are some and... >>>

A Nurse Bought Protective Supplies for Her Colleagues Using GoFundMe. The Hospital Suspended Her.

Tuesday  23:30,   07 april 2020

Olga Matievskaya and her fellow intensive care nurses at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in New Jersey were so desperate for gowns and masks to protect themselves from the coronavirus that they turned to the online fundraising site GoFundMe to... >>>

Coronavirus fight in New Jersey escalates as all state and county parks and forests ordered closed

Tuesday  22:52,   07 april 2020

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered all state and county parks closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said during a news conference that in order to "further social distancing," he signed an executive order closing... >>>

The Bureau of Prisons Just Bought a Ton of Hydroxychloroquine, Trump's COVID-19 Miracle Drug

Tuesday  22:50,   07 april 2020

A debate may be raging inside the White House about the efficacy of an anti-malaria drug to treat the novel coronavirus, but the Trump administration isn’t waiting for a resolution. Two federal agencies have already placed purchase orders for the... >>>

Special Report: How federal snafus slowed testing at a top U.S. hospital

Tuesday  21:55,   07 april 2020

Special Report: How federal snafus slowed testing at a top U.S. hospitalIn early March, people began arriving with symptoms of COVID-19. One complained of a cough and had just returned from Wuhan, the Chinese city where the outbreak erupted. An... >>>

Nurse says she was suspended after refusing to treat coronavirus patients without a mask

Tuesday  21:45,   07 april 2020

A Kentucky nurse says she was suspended for refusing to treat COVID-19 patients after the hospital would not supply her with a protective respirator.Kenyatta Ervin, 49, said she previously had health conditions like pneumonia and asthma and... >>>

Navy Captain Firing: Pressure Mounts to Remove Leader Thomas Modly

Tuesday  21:20,   07 april 2020

Pressure mounted Tuesday to remove the acting Navy secretary, presenting a stark choice for Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper: persuade President Trump that his appointment to the Navy’s top civilian job, Thomas B. Modly, is no longer fit to serve, or >>>

Vivid 'pandemic dreams' and nightmares keep nation awake during coronavirus outbreak

Tuesday  20:55,   07 april 2020

Something called "pandemic dreams" is being blamed for keeping stressed out Americans up at night during the coronavirus outbreak. These dreams are described as vivid, weird and occasionally horrifying on Twitter, where examples are being... >>>

COVID-19 test backlog leaves tens of thousands in "constant worry"

Tuesday  20:37,   07 april 2020

Quest Diagnostics tells CBS News it is still working to clear 80,000 tests it is behind on, down from 160,000 nearly two weeks prior."I think you want to know what's going on with your body and then what you might be facing, you know, further... >>>

Immobilier: it is now possible to sign the sale of a property remotely

Tuesday  20:20,   07 april 2020

© AFP / Archives - MYCHELE DANIAU notaries Transactions can now be signed by videoconference and with a secure procedure for signing. The establishment of containment linked to the epidemic of Covid-19 interrupted thousands of real estate... >>>