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Hundreds of public companies keep coronavirus loans from federal program

Hundreds of public companies keep coronavirus loans from federal program

Hundreds of publicly traded companies appear to be keeping government-backed loans meant to help small businesses weather the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Hundreds of public companies keep corona...→

Hundreds of public companies keep coronavirus loans from federal program

Hundreds of public companies keep coronavirus loans from federal program

Hundreds of publicly traded companies appear to be keeping government-backed loans meant to help small businesses weather the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Hundreds of public companies keep corona...→

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

Newsweek has identified the 20 largest publicly traded companies within the S&P 500 that do not have a single black director on their corporate boards. Procter [...] Read full article: The 20 largest public U.S. companies wit...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

​The city has launched Dallas Forward. It brings private and public partners ​together to help with recovery efforts. Read full article: Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, M...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

The Phoenix city council held an emergency meeting on Friday to pass an order requiring residents to wear face masks when they go out in public, in an effort t [...] Read full article: Phoenix requires masks in public as coro...→

Hundreds Expected at Memorial for Slain Oakland Federal Officer

Hundreds Expected at Memorial for Slain Oakland Federal Officer

Hundreds are expected Friday to attend a memorial service honoring slain Federal Protective Service Officer David Patrick Underwood, scheduled for 11 a.m. at P [...] Read full article: Hundreds Expected at Memorial for Slain ...→

Hundreds gather to mourn Oakland federal officer gunned down in alleged assassination plot

Hundreds gather to mourn Oakland federal officer gunned down in alleged assassination plot

Dave Patrick Underwood was gunned down May 29, allegedly by two affiliates of the Boogaloo movement, which believes in an imminent second civil war. Read full article: Hundreds gather to mourn Oakland federal...→

Hundreds Gather To Mourn Slain Federal Security Officer David Underwood

Hundreds Gather To Mourn Slain Federal Security Officer David Underwood

For the second time this week, family, friends and law enforcement officials will gather in the San Francisco Bay Area to say farewell to an officer killed dur [...] Read full article: Hundreds Gather To Mourn Slain Federal S...→

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

The shift, quietly disclosed on a government website, highlights how the Trump administration is favoring development of vaccines over treatments for the sicke [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal...→

WHO: Hundreds of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses could be ready for 2021

WHO: Hundreds of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses could be ready for 2021

The World Health Organization on Thursday said it's hoping to produce a few hundred million coronavirus vaccine doses by the end of the year and up to 2 billio [...] Read full article: WHO: Hundreds of millions of coronavirus...→

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Officials in the San Antonio area ordered people to wear face masks in public when social distancing isn't practical amid a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations [...] Read full article: Texas county mandates coronavirus face m...→

Coronavirus Turmoil Fuels the Rise of AI-Powered Companies

Coronavirus Turmoil Fuels the Rise of AI-Powered Companies

With pandemic-induced lockdowns cutting off supplies of critical raw materials and components, and social distancing guidelines increasing the cost of manual l [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Turmoil Fuels the Rise of AI...→

Evanston Businessman Accused Of Falsifying Loan Application, Trying To Bilk Federal Paycheck Protection Program

An Evanston business owner stood charged Tuesday night with falsifying a loan application to try to bilk the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program o [...] Read full article: Evanston Businessman Accused Of Falsifyi...→

Bill to extend health insurance savings program with new fees on companies awaits Polis’ signature

Bill to extend health insurance savings program with new fees on companies awaits Polis’ signature

It might seem counterintuitive to lower insurance costs through fees on insurance companies and hospitals, but what reinsurance does is remove some uncertainty [...] Read full article: Bill to extend health insurance savings ...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

A public memorial service was held Friday for a federal officer killed last month outside the Federal Building in Oakland, California. Read full article: Public Funeral Service Held for Federal ...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Two Denver tech businesses have landed federal funding to help them develop new products and expand their reach at a time when many businesses are in survival [...] Read full article: Denver tech companies score federal cont...→

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department decided to suspend a training program last week after nearly three dozen cadets tested positive for the coronavi [...] Read full article: California sheriff's program suspended a...→

California order requires masks in public following spike in coronavirus hospitalizations

California order requires masks in public following spike in coronavirus hospitalizations

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday issued a statewide order mandating the use of facemasks in public, as more counties reconsider their regulations and t [...] Read full article: California order requires masks in publi...→

Arizona Gov. Ducey says public should wear coronavirus masks after heated statewide debate

Arizona Gov. Ducey says public should wear coronavirus masks after heated statewide debate

After a heated debate about masks erupted in Arizona, where coronavirus cases have been growing daily, Gov. Doug Ducey is requiring his citizens to cover their [...] Read full article: Arizona Gov. Ducey says public should we...→

Galápagos Tortoise Who Fathered Hundreds of Hatchlings in Breeding Program to Enjoy Retirement in The Wild

Galápagos Tortoise Who Fathered Hundreds of Hatchlings in Breeding Program to Enjoy Retirement in The Wild

Diego, the Galápagos tortoise from the San Diego Zoo who helped save his species from extinction in a conservancy program on the Galápagos Islands, will be rel [...] Read full article: Galápagos Tortoise Who Fathered Hundreds...→

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally-mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: Underfunded NYC nursing home program lea...→

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

In an interview Tuesday, Cody did not address the threats specifically, but said “we’ve all taken more heat than we usually take. I try as much as possible to [...] Read full article: San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cod...→

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

For months, private sector workers have had to deal with the harsh economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Business closures lead to furloughs, sa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the publ...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds of people turned out in support of an Oxford gym owner who’s insisting he has the right to stay open — even as the town keeps his building shut down. Read full article: Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who ...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Federal Disaster Loans Of Up To $2M Available To Looted Businesses

Federal Disaster Loans Of Up To $2M Available To Looted Businesses

The loans are available to businesses of all sizes, including nonprofits. They can be used to replace damaged or destroyed inventory, equipment and real estate [...] Read full article: Federal Disaster Loans Of Up To $2M Avai...→

Coronavirus cases down as Californians must wear face masks in public

Coronavirus cases down as Californians must wear face masks in public

One day after a record spike in coronavirus cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday mandated that all Californians are required to wear face masks in public. Read full article: Coronavirus cases down as Californians m...→

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Latinos age 25 to 54 have a coronavirus mortality rate at least five times greater than white people. Read full article: Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos a...→

California mandates masks for most public activity as coronavirus numbers surge

California mandates masks for most public activity as coronavirus numbers surge

Face coverings are "critical to keeping those who are around you safe, keeping businesses open and restarting our economy," Gov. Gavin Newsom said. Read full article: California mandates masks for most publi...→

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

The Minnesota Chamber Foundation announced a program Thursday that will offer free services for businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and recent civi [...] Read full article: Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riot...→

Hundreds of thousands of Floridians still waiting for federal stimulus checks to arrive

Hundreds of thousands of Floridians still waiting for federal stimulus checks to arrive

While almost $267 billion has been handed out in federal stimulus checks, some Floridians are still waiting and in desperate need. Read full article: Hundreds of thousands of Floridians stil...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

Prince George’s County Public Schools to begin summer meal program June 29 | WTOP

Maryland’s Prince George’s County Public Schools begins its annual Summer Food Service Program on Monday, June 29. Read full article: Prince George’s County Public Schools to...→

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 35% of federal inmates who have tested for coronavirus were positive, according to data from The Bureau of Prisons.... The agency says that of its 16 [...] Read full article: More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inma...→

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

For months, private sector workers have had to deal with the harsh economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Business closures lead to furloughs, sa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the publ...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds of people turned out in support of an Oxford gym owner who’s insisting he has the right to stay open — even as the town keeps his building shut down. Read full article: Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who ...→

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

A public memorial service was held Friday for a federal officer killed last month outside the Federal Building in Oakland, California. Read full article: Public Funeral Service Held for Federal ...→

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

The Phoenix city council held an emergency meeting on Friday to pass an order requiring residents to wear face masks when they go out in public, in an effort t [...] Read full article: Phoenix requires masks in public as coro...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

Hundreds gather to mourn Oakland federal officer gunned down in alleged assassination plot

Hundreds gather to mourn Oakland federal officer gunned down in alleged assassination plot

Dave Patrick Underwood was gunned down May 29, allegedly by two affiliates of the Boogaloo movement, which believes in an imminent second civil war. Read full article: Hundreds gather to mourn Oakland federal...→

Coronavirus cases down as Californians must wear face masks in public

Coronavirus cases down as Californians must wear face masks in public

One day after a record spike in coronavirus cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday mandated that all Californians are required to wear face masks in public. Read full article: Coronavirus cases down as Californians m...→

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Two Denver tech businesses have landed federal funding to help them develop new products and expand their reach at a time when many businesses are in survival [...] Read full article: Denver tech companies score federal cont...→

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

The shift, quietly disclosed on a government website, highlights how the Trump administration is favoring development of vaccines over treatments for the sicke [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal...→

California mandates masks for most public activity as coronavirus numbers surge

California mandates masks for most public activity as coronavirus numbers surge

Face coverings are "critical to keeping those who are around you safe, keeping businesses open and restarting our economy," Gov. Gavin Newsom said. Read full article: California mandates masks for most publi...→

California order requires masks in public following spike in coronavirus hospitalizations

California order requires masks in public following spike in coronavirus hospitalizations

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday issued a statewide order mandating the use of facemasks in public, as more counties reconsider their regulations and t [...] Read full article: California order requires masks in publi...→

Hundreds of thousands of Floridians still waiting for federal stimulus checks to arrive

Hundreds of thousands of Floridians still waiting for federal stimulus checks to arrive

While almost $267 billion has been handed out in federal stimulus checks, some Floridians are still waiting and in desperate need. Read full article: Hundreds of thousands of Floridians stil...→

Galápagos Tortoise Who Fathered Hundreds of Hatchlings in Breeding Program to Enjoy Retirement in The Wild

Galápagos Tortoise Who Fathered Hundreds of Hatchlings in Breeding Program to Enjoy Retirement in The Wild

Diego, the Galápagos tortoise from the San Diego Zoo who helped save his species from extinction in a conservancy program on the Galápagos Islands, will be rel [...] Read full article: Galápagos Tortoise Who Fathered Hundreds...→

Coronavirus Turmoil Fuels the Rise of AI-Powered Companies

Coronavirus Turmoil Fuels the Rise of AI-Powered Companies

With pandemic-induced lockdowns cutting off supplies of critical raw materials and components, and social distancing guidelines increasing the cost of manual l [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Turmoil Fuels the Rise of AI...→

Prince George’s County Public Schools to begin summer meal program June 29 | WTOP

Maryland’s Prince George’s County Public Schools begins its annual Summer Food Service Program on Monday, June 29. Read full article: Prince George’s County Public Schools to...→

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

In an interview Tuesday, Cody did not address the threats specifically, but said “we’ve all taken more heat than we usually take. I try as much as possible to [...] Read full article: San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cod...→

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

Newsweek has identified the 20 largest publicly traded companies within the S&P 500 that do not have a single black director on their corporate boards. Procter [...] Read full article: The 20 largest public U.S. companies wit...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

Bill to extend health insurance savings program with new fees on companies awaits Polis’ signature

Bill to extend health insurance savings program with new fees on companies awaits Polis’ signature

It might seem counterintuitive to lower insurance costs through fees on insurance companies and hospitals, but what reinsurance does is remove some uncertainty [...] Read full article: Bill to extend health insurance savings ...→

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

​The city has launched Dallas Forward. It brings private and public partners ​together to help with recovery efforts. Read full article: Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, M...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Hundreds Expected at Memorial for Slain Oakland Federal Officer

Hundreds Expected at Memorial for Slain Oakland Federal Officer

Hundreds are expected Friday to attend a memorial service honoring slain Federal Protective Service Officer David Patrick Underwood, scheduled for 11 a.m. at P [...] Read full article: Hundreds Expected at Memorial for Slain ...→

Federal Disaster Loans Of Up To $2M Available To Looted Businesses

Federal Disaster Loans Of Up To $2M Available To Looted Businesses

The loans are available to businesses of all sizes, including nonprofits. They can be used to replace damaged or destroyed inventory, equipment and real estate [...] Read full article: Federal Disaster Loans Of Up To $2M Avai...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Hundreds Gather To Mourn Slain Federal Security Officer David Underwood

Hundreds Gather To Mourn Slain Federal Security Officer David Underwood

For the second time this week, family, friends and law enforcement officials will gather in the San Francisco Bay Area to say farewell to an officer killed dur [...] Read full article: Hundreds Gather To Mourn Slain Federal S...→

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Latinos age 25 to 54 have a coronavirus mortality rate at least five times greater than white people. Read full article: Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos a...→

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department decided to suspend a training program last week after nearly three dozen cadets tested positive for the coronavi [...] Read full article: California sheriff's program suspended a...→

WHO: Hundreds of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses could be ready for 2021

WHO: Hundreds of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses could be ready for 2021

The World Health Organization on Thursday said it's hoping to produce a few hundred million coronavirus vaccine doses by the end of the year and up to 2 billio [...] Read full article: WHO: Hundreds of millions of coronavirus...→

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

The Minnesota Chamber Foundation announced a program Thursday that will offer free services for businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and recent civi [...] Read full article: Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riot...→

Arizona Gov. Ducey says public should wear coronavirus masks after heated statewide debate

Arizona Gov. Ducey says public should wear coronavirus masks after heated statewide debate

After a heated debate about masks erupted in Arizona, where coronavirus cases have been growing daily, Gov. Doug Ducey is requiring his citizens to cover their [...] Read full article: Arizona Gov. Ducey says public should we...→

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Officials in the San Antonio area ordered people to wear face masks in public when social distancing isn't practical amid a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations [...] Read full article: Texas county mandates coronavirus face m...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally-mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: Underfunded NYC nursing home program lea...→

Evanston Businessman Accused Of Falsifying Loan Application, Trying To Bilk Federal Paycheck Protection Program

An Evanston business owner stood charged Tuesday night with falsifying a loan application to try to bilk the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program o [...] Read full article: Evanston Businessman Accused Of Falsifyi...→

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 35% of federal inmates who have tested for coronavirus were positive, according to data from The Bureau of Prisons.... The agency says that of its 16 [...] Read full article: More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inma...→

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

For months, private sector workers have had to deal with the harsh economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Business closures lead to furloughs, sa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the publ...→

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

Newsweek has identified the 20 largest publicly traded companies within the S&P 500 that do not have a single black director on their corporate boards. Procter [...] Read full article: The 20 largest public U.S. companies wit...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

Bill to extend health insurance savings program with new fees on companies awaits Polis’ signature

Bill to extend health insurance savings program with new fees on companies awaits Polis’ signature

It might seem counterintuitive to lower insurance costs through fees on insurance companies and hospitals, but what reinsurance does is remove some uncertainty [...] Read full article: Bill to extend health insurance savings ...→

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

​The city has launched Dallas Forward. It brings private and public partners ​together to help with recovery efforts. Read full article: Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, M...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds of people turned out in support of an Oxford gym owner who’s insisting he has the right to stay open — even as the town keeps his building shut down. Read full article: Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who ...→

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

A public memorial service was held Friday for a federal officer killed last month outside the Federal Building in Oakland, California. Read full article: Public Funeral Service Held for Federal ...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

The Phoenix city council held an emergency meeting on Friday to pass an order requiring residents to wear face masks when they go out in public, in an effort t [...] Read full article: Phoenix requires masks in public as coro...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Hundreds Expected at Memorial for Slain Oakland Federal Officer

Hundreds Expected at Memorial for Slain Oakland Federal Officer

Hundreds are expected Friday to attend a memorial service honoring slain Federal Protective Service Officer David Patrick Underwood, scheduled for 11 a.m. at P [...] Read full article: Hundreds Expected at Memorial for Slain ...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

Federal Disaster Loans Of Up To $2M Available To Looted Businesses

Federal Disaster Loans Of Up To $2M Available To Looted Businesses

The loans are available to businesses of all sizes, including nonprofits. They can be used to replace damaged or destroyed inventory, equipment and real estate [...] Read full article: Federal Disaster Loans Of Up To $2M Avai...→

Hundreds gather to mourn Oakland federal officer gunned down in alleged assassination plot

Hundreds gather to mourn Oakland federal officer gunned down in alleged assassination plot

Dave Patrick Underwood was gunned down May 29, allegedly by two affiliates of the Boogaloo movement, which believes in an imminent second civil war. Read full article: Hundreds gather to mourn Oakland federal...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Coronavirus cases down as Californians must wear face masks in public

Coronavirus cases down as Californians must wear face masks in public

One day after a record spike in coronavirus cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday mandated that all Californians are required to wear face masks in public. Read full article: Coronavirus cases down as Californians m...→

Hundreds Gather To Mourn Slain Federal Security Officer David Underwood

Hundreds Gather To Mourn Slain Federal Security Officer David Underwood

For the second time this week, family, friends and law enforcement officials will gather in the San Francisco Bay Area to say farewell to an officer killed dur [...] Read full article: Hundreds Gather To Mourn Slain Federal S...→

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Denver tech companies score federal contracts to help further product development

Two Denver tech businesses have landed federal funding to help them develop new products and expand their reach at a time when many businesses are in survival [...] Read full article: Denver tech companies score federal cont...→

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Latinos age 25 to 54 have a coronavirus mortality rate at least five times greater than white people. Read full article: Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos a...→

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

The shift, quietly disclosed on a government website, highlights how the Trump administration is favoring development of vaccines over treatments for the sicke [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal...→

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department decided to suspend a training program last week after nearly three dozen cadets tested positive for the coronavi [...] Read full article: California sheriff's program suspended a...→

California mandates masks for most public activity as coronavirus numbers surge

California mandates masks for most public activity as coronavirus numbers surge

Face coverings are "critical to keeping those who are around you safe, keeping businesses open and restarting our economy," Gov. Gavin Newsom said. Read full article: California mandates masks for most publi...→

WHO: Hundreds of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses could be ready for 2021

WHO: Hundreds of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses could be ready for 2021

The World Health Organization on Thursday said it's hoping to produce a few hundred million coronavirus vaccine doses by the end of the year and up to 2 billio [...] Read full article: WHO: Hundreds of millions of coronavirus...→

California order requires masks in public following spike in coronavirus hospitalizations

California order requires masks in public following spike in coronavirus hospitalizations

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday issued a statewide order mandating the use of facemasks in public, as more counties reconsider their regulations and t [...] Read full article: California order requires masks in publi...→

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

The Minnesota Chamber Foundation announced a program Thursday that will offer free services for businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and recent civi [...] Read full article: Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riot...→

Arizona Gov. Ducey says public should wear coronavirus masks after heated statewide debate

Arizona Gov. Ducey says public should wear coronavirus masks after heated statewide debate

After a heated debate about masks erupted in Arizona, where coronavirus cases have been growing daily, Gov. Doug Ducey is requiring his citizens to cover their [...] Read full article: Arizona Gov. Ducey says public should we...→

Hundreds of thousands of Floridians still waiting for federal stimulus checks to arrive

Hundreds of thousands of Floridians still waiting for federal stimulus checks to arrive

While almost $267 billion has been handed out in federal stimulus checks, some Floridians are still waiting and in desperate need. Read full article: Hundreds of thousands of Floridians stil...→

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Officials in the San Antonio area ordered people to wear face masks in public when social distancing isn't practical amid a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations [...] Read full article: Texas county mandates coronavirus face m...→

Galápagos Tortoise Who Fathered Hundreds of Hatchlings in Breeding Program to Enjoy Retirement in The Wild

Galápagos Tortoise Who Fathered Hundreds of Hatchlings in Breeding Program to Enjoy Retirement in The Wild

Diego, the Galápagos tortoise from the San Diego Zoo who helped save his species from extinction in a conservancy program on the Galápagos Islands, will be rel [...] Read full article: Galápagos Tortoise Who Fathered Hundreds...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

Coronavirus Turmoil Fuels the Rise of AI-Powered Companies

Coronavirus Turmoil Fuels the Rise of AI-Powered Companies

With pandemic-induced lockdowns cutting off supplies of critical raw materials and components, and social distancing guidelines increasing the cost of manual l [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Turmoil Fuels the Rise of AI...→

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally-mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: Underfunded NYC nursing home program lea...→

Prince George’s County Public Schools to begin summer meal program June 29 | WTOP

Maryland’s Prince George’s County Public Schools begins its annual Summer Food Service Program on Monday, June 29. Read full article: Prince George’s County Public Schools to...→

Evanston Businessman Accused Of Falsifying Loan Application, Trying To Bilk Federal Paycheck Protection Program

An Evanston business owner stood charged Tuesday night with falsifying a loan application to try to bilk the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program o [...] Read full article: Evanston Businessman Accused Of Falsifyi...→

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

In an interview Tuesday, Cody did not address the threats specifically, but said “we’ve all taken more heat than we usually take. I try as much as possible to [...] Read full article: San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cod...→

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 35% of federal inmates who have tested for coronavirus were positive, according to data from The Bureau of Prisons.... The agency says that of its 16 [...] Read full article: More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inma...→