U.S. Coronavirus Cases Top Six Million, As Many Schools Face Outbreaks

Cases of the novel coronavirus in the United States surpassed six million on Sunday, as many states in the Midwest reported increasing infections. Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota have recently reported record one-day increases in new cases while Montana and Idaho are seeing record numbers of currently hospitalized COVID-19 patients. New hotspots are […]

Portland Mayor Urges Restraint After Fatal Shooting During Protests

During a press conference on Sunday, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler urged individuals of all political persuasions to join in renouncing violence, after an escalation of protest-related violence caused one fatality. Officials are pointing to social media posts vowing revenge for a fatal shooting amid weekend street clashes between supporters of President Donald Trump and counter-demonstrators. “For […]

The Late Chadwick Boseman’s Final Tweet Becomes Most Liked Post in Twitter History

Chadwick Boseman‘s final tweet, announcing the world had lost the talented actor, has just become the most liked post in Twitter history: A black and white portrait of Boseman with a statement confirming his death as the result of a four-year battle with colon cancer. In a public statement, Twitter noted how “fans are coming together […]

Hurricane Laura Kills 6, Leaving Widespread Damage Along Louisiana Coastline

Hurricane Laura’s winds produced more damage than its storm surge as it hammered portions of Louisiana, killing at least six people. Laura came ashore as a Category 4 storm early Thursday near the Texas border, knocking out power to hundreds of thousands. Laura made landfall with sustained winds of 150 mph, devastating southern Louisiana communities […]

President Trump Formally Accepts Republican Nomination For President on Night 4 Of RNC

The Republican National Convention concluded on Thursday with President Donald Trump formally accepting the GOP nomination for a second term as president in a speech delivered from the White House South Lawn.  Chants of “four more years!” broke out at White House, after Pres. Trump called the upcoming presidential contest “the most important election in the history […]

NHL Postpones Stanley Cup Playoff Games On Thursday And Friday In Protest Of Racial Inequality

The NHL postponed two Stanley Cup playoff games that were scheduled on Thursday, and two games scheduled for Friday. League officials drew wide criticism for their initial mild reaction to current social justice issues, which prompted teams in the NBA and WNBA to refuse to play their playoff games on Wednesday and also led several […]