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Lawmakers push Coronavirus crisis payments of $2,000 per month

Lawmakers push Coronavirus crisis payments of $2,000 per month

A group of progressive lawmakers is looking to expand coronavirus relief and put monthly checks directly in the pockets of “ordinary” Americans struggling to m [...] Read full article: Lawmakers push Coronavirus crisis paymen...→

Lawmakers push Coronavirus crisis payments of $2,000 per month

Lawmakers push Coronavirus crisis payments of $2,000 per month

A group of progressive lawmakers is looking to expand coronavirus relief and put monthly checks directly in the pockets of “ordinary” Americans struggling to m [...] Read full article: Lawmakers push Coronavirus crisis paymen...→

Georgia lawmakers push to legalize home delivery of liquor

Georgia lawmakers push to legalize home delivery of liquor

Georgia lawmakers are pushing to make home deliveries of alcohol legal in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Georgia lawmakers push to legalize home ...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

Massachusetts municipal leaders push state for more school funding amid coronavirus financial woes

Massachusetts municipal leaders push state for more school funding amid coronavirus financial woes

Leaders of Gateway Cities who once expected a “game changing” influx in state education funding this year fear the well will dry up due to the financial hit of [...] Read full article: Massachusetts municipal leaders push sta...→

Arlington and horsemen's group deal means live racing could start next month

Arlington and horsemen's group deal means live racing could start next month

After a bitter yearlong contract dispute, Arlington International Racecourse and horse owners and trainers have inked a new agreement that would allow live rac [...] Read full article: Arlington and horsemen's group deal mean...→

Lawmakers use protest momentum to push state racial reforms

The racial reckoning sweeping the country after the killing of George Floyd in police custody has generated momentum at state capitols for widespread reforms a [...] Read full article: Lawmakers use protest momentum to push s...→

Disneyland workers push back against plan to reopen next month

Disneyland workers push back against plan to reopen next month

Some Disney employees say reopening on July 17 could put them at risk, citing rising coronavirus cases in California. Read full article: Disneyland workers push back against pla...→

Bangladeshi group sends cards, baskets to coronavirus patients

Bangladeshi group sends cards, baskets to coronavirus patients

DHAKA, Bangladesh — She was exhausted. But then, solace came in the form of a fruit basket from the Bidyanondo Foundation. There were mangoes, litchis, oranges [...] Read full article: Bangladeshi group sends cards, baskets t...→

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

As Hollywood slowly moves back into production on film and television shows after stalling to prevent the spread of coronavirus, "The Bachelorette" is among th [...] Read full article: 'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clar...→

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

The City of Buena Park will offer financing to help pay rent to families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible households will receive emergency rental a [...] Read full article: Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month...→

Brooklyn lawmakers cut locks on coronavirus-shuttered Hasidic neighborhood playground

Brooklyn lawmakers cut locks on coronavirus-shuttered Hasidic neighborhood playground

Three New York City lawmakers gathered Tuesday morning to cut the locks on a Brooklyn playground in defiance of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s coronavirus lockdown kee [...] Read full article: Brooklyn lawmakers cut locks on coronavi...→

The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits

As New York confronts a deadly pandemic, City Limits brings you coverage about how the disease—and the response—will affect the most vulnerable Read full article: The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits...→

Coronavirus: Workers group to demand Tesla give more safety information

Coronavirus: Workers group to demand Tesla give more safety information

Demonstrators planned to hold a rally outside of Tesla’s Fremont factory Monday as part of an effort to gain more information about reports that some Tesla wor [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Workers group to demand Tes...→

Minnesota Democrats push for police reform while Republicans prioritize coronavirus response

Minnesota Democrats push for police reform while Republicans prioritize coronavirus response

Minnesota House Democrats are looking to overhaul police practices in the wake of the death of George Floyd, but their measures could be stopped short by lawma [...] Read full article: Minnesota Democrats push for police refo...→

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

FOMO, meet FOGO. The “fear of missing out” has been replaced with the “fear of going out,” thanks to the coronavirus. Read full article: Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO...→

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

The Caribbean property's 13 bungalows can hold 25 people — and food and water sports are included. Read full article: Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas islan...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Arlington off to the races next month after settling long, bitter contract talks with trainers’ group

Arlington off to the races next month after settling long, bitter contract talks with trainers’ group

The new contract agreement still won’t do much to cool simmering tension between the horsemen’s association and Arlington’s corporate owner, Churchill Downs In [...] Read full article: Arlington off to the races next month af...→

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 ...→

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment rushed in April and May to inspect all 232 nursing homes in the state f [...] Read full article: Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursin...→

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

Some industries that were hard hit by the Great Recession have seen much smaller job loses this time around. For others, 2020 is much worse Read full article: How job losses during the coronavirus cr...→

Group of Bed-Stuy restaurants push for outside dining

Group of Bed-Stuy restaurants push for outside dining

Nearly 20 restaurants in Bed-Stuy have come together and formed the Bed-Stuy Restaurant Association and they're calling on the mayor for support.  Read full article: Group of Bed-Stuy restaurants push for o...→

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and state Rep. Mike Zalewski say the city would be the perfect host as the league eyes a return to action after three months. Read full article: Power play? Pols push for Chicago to ser...→

Flushing the toilet may push coronavirus aerosols 3 feet into air, study reveals

Flushing the toilet may push coronavirus aerosols 3 feet into air, study reveals

In a world still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, going to the bathroom may never be quite the same. Read full article: Flushing the toilet may push coronavirus...→

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

When Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., got a coronavirus test, she was surprised to receive a note from her insurance provider, UnitedHealthcare, stating that in ad [...] Read full article: Surprise Medical Bills During the Corona...→

"All Black Lives Matter" Painted On Hollywood Street In Honor Of Pride Month, Push For Racial Equality

2020 Pride celebrations mark the 50th anniversary of annual LGBTQ+ Pride traditions as protests are erupting across the country in support of the Black Lives M [...] Read full article: "All Black Lives Matter" Painted On Holl...→

New Hampshire lawmakers meet in hockey arena amid coronavirus

New Hampshire lawmakers meet in hockey arena amid coronavirus

The New Hampshire House of Representatives, the largest state legislative chamber in the nation, convened on Thursday for the first time in three months - as t [...] Read full article: New Hampshire lawmakers meet in hockey a...→

Petitioners push to outlaw Ku Klux Klan, declare KKK a terrorist group

Petitioners push to outlaw Ku Klux Klan, declare KKK a terrorist group

Online petitions seeking to outlaw the Ku Klux Klan and designate the KKK to be a terrorist organization each neared their goal Thursday of garnering a million [...] Read full article: Petitioners push to outlaw Ku Klux Klan,...→

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's other company, payment processing service Square, is withholding between 20 and 30 percent of the money that merchants receive from c [...] Read full article: Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square W...→

Slavery is still legal in Ohio, under one condition. A group of state lawmakers wants to change that

Slavery is still legal in Ohio, under one condition. A group of state lawmakers wants to change that

Slavery is still technically legal in Ohio, under one condition. After an effort by the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus to strip the language of slavery from the [...] Read full article: Slavery is still legal in Ohio, under on...→

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle [...]

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle area, the U.S. and the world. Read full article: Extended coverage of the novel coronavir...→

Spain lifts national state of emergency after 3-month coronavirus lockdown

Spain lifts national state of emergency after 3-month coronavirus lockdown

The country's 47 million residents can freely travel for the first time since mid-March, but the prime minister warned, "The virus can return and it can hit us [...] Read full article: Spain lifts national state of emergency ...→

DCFS set to resume parental visits after 3-month coronavirus shutdown, but advocates say it’s ‘Much too little too late’

DCFS set to resume parental visits after 3-month coronavirus shutdown, but advocates say it’s ‘Much too little too late’

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services set to resume parental visits after 3-month coronavirus shutdown, but advocates say it’s ‘Much too little t [...] Read full article: DCFS set to resume parental visits after...→

Perot Museum To Reopen Next Month With New Safety Procedures During Coronavirus Pandemic

Dallas' Perot Museum of Nature and Science will reopen on Thursday, July 9 with new public-health protocols and ticketing procedures. Read full article: Perot Museum To Reopen Next Month With N...→

Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

If your income has fallen or been cut off completely, we’re here to help. This guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this, [...] Read full article: Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Co...→

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts school districts are getting ravaged by cuts as teachers across the state receive pink slips — a result of the coronavirus crisis and economic un [...] Read full article: Massachusetts teachers receive pink slip...→

The latest figures push the death toll this month above 1,000, but the 1,022 dea [...]

The latest figures push the death toll this month above 1,000, but the 1,022 dea [...]

The latest figures push the death toll this month above 1,000, but the 1,022 deaths over the first 16 days of June average out to just under 64 a day — signifi [...] Read full article: The latest figures push the death toll t...→

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

With mask orders and concert cancellations, health leaders have drawn praise and scorn as they try to balance safety with other concerns Read full article: Riverside County health officials thrust...→

ECC launches Black Lives Matter series; lawmakers push police reform

ECC launches Black Lives Matter series; lawmakers push police reform

"Riots are the language of the unheard," said Faith Jones, an Elgin Community College student during a Black Lives Matter conversation on "Policing in the U.S. [...] Read full article: ECC launches Black Lives Matter series; ...→

Some Florida lawmakers push for police reform, experts explain what that might mean for citizens

Some Florida lawmakers push for police reform, experts explain what that might mean for citizens

As calls to “defund the police” continue to grow, so does concern over what kind of trickle-down effect that might have on citizens relying on the police for s [...] Read full article: Some Florida lawmakers push for police r...→

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but cus [...]

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but customers who bought tickets from Ticketmaster say the company is making it diffic [...] Read full article: Thousands of live events have been postp...→

Georgia lawmakers push to legalize home delivery of liquor

Georgia lawmakers push to legalize home delivery of liquor

Georgia lawmakers are pushing to make home deliveries of alcohol legal in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Georgia lawmakers push to legalize home ...→

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's other company, payment processing service Square, is withholding between 20 and 30 percent of the money that merchants receive from c [...] Read full article: Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square W...→

Massachusetts municipal leaders push state for more school funding amid coronavirus financial woes

Massachusetts municipal leaders push state for more school funding amid coronavirus financial woes

Leaders of Gateway Cities who once expected a “game changing” influx in state education funding this year fear the well will dry up due to the financial hit of [...] Read full article: Massachusetts municipal leaders push sta...→

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle [...]

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle area, the U.S. and the world. Read full article: Extended coverage of the novel coronavir...→

Arlington off to the races next month after settling long, bitter contract talks with trainers’ group

Arlington off to the races next month after settling long, bitter contract talks with trainers’ group

The new contract agreement still won’t do much to cool simmering tension between the horsemen’s association and Arlington’s corporate owner, Churchill Downs In [...] Read full article: Arlington off to the races next month af...→

Lawmakers use protest momentum to push state racial reforms

The racial reckoning sweeping the country after the killing of George Floyd in police custody has generated momentum at state capitols for widespread reforms a [...] Read full article: Lawmakers use protest momentum to push s...→

DCFS set to resume parental visits after 3-month coronavirus shutdown, but advocates say it’s ‘Much too little too late’

DCFS set to resume parental visits after 3-month coronavirus shutdown, but advocates say it’s ‘Much too little too late’

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services set to resume parental visits after 3-month coronavirus shutdown, but advocates say it’s ‘Much too little t [...] Read full article: DCFS set to resume parental visits after...→

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment rushed in April and May to inspect all 232 nursing homes in the state f [...] Read full article: Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursin...→

Bangladeshi group sends cards, baskets to coronavirus patients

Bangladeshi group sends cards, baskets to coronavirus patients

DHAKA, Bangladesh — She was exhausted. But then, solace came in the form of a fruit basket from the Bidyanondo Foundation. There were mangoes, litchis, oranges [...] Read full article: Bangladeshi group sends cards, baskets t...→

Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

If your income has fallen or been cut off completely, we’re here to help. This guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this, [...] Read full article: Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Co...→

Group of Bed-Stuy restaurants push for outside dining

Group of Bed-Stuy restaurants push for outside dining

Nearly 20 restaurants in Bed-Stuy have come together and formed the Bed-Stuy Restaurant Association and they're calling on the mayor for support.  Read full article: Group of Bed-Stuy restaurants push for o...→

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

The City of Buena Park will offer financing to help pay rent to families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible households will receive emergency rental a [...] Read full article: Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month...→

The latest figures push the death toll this month above 1,000, but the 1,022 dea [...]

The latest figures push the death toll this month above 1,000, but the 1,022 dea [...]

The latest figures push the death toll this month above 1,000, but the 1,022 deaths over the first 16 days of June average out to just under 64 a day — signifi [...] Read full article: The latest figures push the death toll t...→

Flushing the toilet may push coronavirus aerosols 3 feet into air, study reveals

Flushing the toilet may push coronavirus aerosols 3 feet into air, study reveals

In a world still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, going to the bathroom may never be quite the same. Read full article: Flushing the toilet may push coronavirus...→

The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits

As New York confronts a deadly pandemic, City Limits brings you coverage about how the disease—and the response—will affect the most vulnerable Read full article: The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits...→

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

When Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., got a coronavirus test, she was surprised to receive a note from her insurance provider, UnitedHealthcare, stating that in ad [...] Read full article: Surprise Medical Bills During the Corona...→

ECC launches Black Lives Matter series; lawmakers push police reform

ECC launches Black Lives Matter series; lawmakers push police reform

"Riots are the language of the unheard," said Faith Jones, an Elgin Community College student during a Black Lives Matter conversation on "Policing in the U.S. [...] Read full article: ECC launches Black Lives Matter series; ...→

New Hampshire lawmakers meet in hockey arena amid coronavirus

New Hampshire lawmakers meet in hockey arena amid coronavirus

The New Hampshire House of Representatives, the largest state legislative chamber in the nation, convened on Thursday for the first time in three months - as t [...] Read full article: New Hampshire lawmakers meet in hockey a...→

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

FOMO, meet FOGO. The “fear of missing out” has been replaced with the “fear of going out,” thanks to the coronavirus. Read full article: Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO...→

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but cus [...]

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but customers who bought tickets from Ticketmaster say the company is making it diffic [...] Read full article: Thousands of live events have been postp...→

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

The Caribbean property's 13 bungalows can hold 25 people — and food and water sports are included. Read full article: Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas islan...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

Slavery is still legal in Ohio, under one condition. A group of state lawmakers wants to change that

Slavery is still legal in Ohio, under one condition. A group of state lawmakers wants to change that

Slavery is still technically legal in Ohio, under one condition. After an effort by the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus to strip the language of slavery from the [...] Read full article: Slavery is still legal in Ohio, under on...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Arlington and horsemen's group deal means live racing could start next month

Arlington and horsemen's group deal means live racing could start next month

After a bitter yearlong contract dispute, Arlington International Racecourse and horse owners and trainers have inked a new agreement that would allow live rac [...] Read full article: Arlington and horsemen's group deal mean...→

Spain lifts national state of emergency after 3-month coronavirus lockdown

Spain lifts national state of emergency after 3-month coronavirus lockdown

The country's 47 million residents can freely travel for the first time since mid-March, but the prime minister warned, "The virus can return and it can hit us [...] Read full article: Spain lifts national state of emergency ...→

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 ...→

Disneyland workers push back against plan to reopen next month

Disneyland workers push back against plan to reopen next month

Some Disney employees say reopening on July 17 could put them at risk, citing rising coronavirus cases in California. Read full article: Disneyland workers push back against pla...→

Perot Museum To Reopen Next Month With New Safety Procedures During Coronavirus Pandemic

Dallas' Perot Museum of Nature and Science will reopen on Thursday, July 9 with new public-health protocols and ticketing procedures. Read full article: Perot Museum To Reopen Next Month With N...→

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

Some industries that were hard hit by the Great Recession have seen much smaller job loses this time around. For others, 2020 is much worse Read full article: How job losses during the coronavirus cr...→

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

As Hollywood slowly moves back into production on film and television shows after stalling to prevent the spread of coronavirus, "The Bachelorette" is among th [...] Read full article: 'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clar...→

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts school districts are getting ravaged by cuts as teachers across the state receive pink slips — a result of the coronavirus crisis and economic un [...] Read full article: Massachusetts teachers receive pink slip...→

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and state Rep. Mike Zalewski say the city would be the perfect host as the league eyes a return to action after three months. Read full article: Power play? Pols push for Chicago to ser...→

Brooklyn lawmakers cut locks on coronavirus-shuttered Hasidic neighborhood playground

Brooklyn lawmakers cut locks on coronavirus-shuttered Hasidic neighborhood playground

Three New York City lawmakers gathered Tuesday morning to cut the locks on a Brooklyn playground in defiance of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s coronavirus lockdown kee [...] Read full article: Brooklyn lawmakers cut locks on coronavi...→

Coronavirus: Workers group to demand Tesla give more safety information

Coronavirus: Workers group to demand Tesla give more safety information

Demonstrators planned to hold a rally outside of Tesla’s Fremont factory Monday as part of an effort to gain more information about reports that some Tesla wor [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Workers group to demand Tes...→

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

With mask orders and concert cancellations, health leaders have drawn praise and scorn as they try to balance safety with other concerns Read full article: Riverside County health officials thrust...→

"All Black Lives Matter" Painted On Hollywood Street In Honor Of Pride Month, Push For Racial Equality

2020 Pride celebrations mark the 50th anniversary of annual LGBTQ+ Pride traditions as protests are erupting across the country in support of the Black Lives M [...] Read full article: "All Black Lives Matter" Painted On Holl...→

Minnesota Democrats push for police reform while Republicans prioritize coronavirus response

Minnesota Democrats push for police reform while Republicans prioritize coronavirus response

Minnesota House Democrats are looking to overhaul police practices in the wake of the death of George Floyd, but their measures could be stopped short by lawma [...] Read full article: Minnesota Democrats push for police refo...→

Some Florida lawmakers push for police reform, experts explain what that might mean for citizens

Some Florida lawmakers push for police reform, experts explain what that might mean for citizens

As calls to “defund the police” continue to grow, so does concern over what kind of trickle-down effect that might have on citizens relying on the police for s [...] Read full article: Some Florida lawmakers push for police r...→

Petitioners push to outlaw Ku Klux Klan, declare KKK a terrorist group

Petitioners push to outlaw Ku Klux Klan, declare KKK a terrorist group

Online petitions seeking to outlaw the Ku Klux Klan and designate the KKK to be a terrorist organization each neared their goal Thursday of garnering a million [...] Read full article: Petitioners push to outlaw Ku Klux Klan,...→

Georgia lawmakers push to legalize home delivery of liquor

Georgia lawmakers push to legalize home delivery of liquor

Georgia lawmakers are pushing to make home deliveries of alcohol legal in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Georgia lawmakers push to legalize home ...→

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

The Caribbean property's 13 bungalows can hold 25 people — and food and water sports are included. Read full article: Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas islan...→

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's other company, payment processing service Square, is withholding between 20 and 30 percent of the money that merchants receive from c [...] Read full article: Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square W...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

Slavery is still legal in Ohio, under one condition. A group of state lawmakers wants to change that

Slavery is still legal in Ohio, under one condition. A group of state lawmakers wants to change that

Slavery is still technically legal in Ohio, under one condition. After an effort by the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus to strip the language of slavery from the [...] Read full article: Slavery is still legal in Ohio, under on...→

Massachusetts municipal leaders push state for more school funding amid coronavirus financial woes

Massachusetts municipal leaders push state for more school funding amid coronavirus financial woes

Leaders of Gateway Cities who once expected a “game changing” influx in state education funding this year fear the well will dry up due to the financial hit of [...] Read full article: Massachusetts municipal leaders push sta...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle [...]

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle area, the U.S. and the world. Read full article: Extended coverage of the novel coronavir...→

Arlington and horsemen's group deal means live racing could start next month

Arlington and horsemen's group deal means live racing could start next month

After a bitter yearlong contract dispute, Arlington International Racecourse and horse owners and trainers have inked a new agreement that would allow live rac [...] Read full article: Arlington and horsemen's group deal mean...→

Arlington off to the races next month after settling long, bitter contract talks with trainers’ group

Arlington off to the races next month after settling long, bitter contract talks with trainers’ group

The new contract agreement still won’t do much to cool simmering tension between the horsemen’s association and Arlington’s corporate owner, Churchill Downs In [...] Read full article: Arlington off to the races next month af...→

Spain lifts national state of emergency after 3-month coronavirus lockdown

Spain lifts national state of emergency after 3-month coronavirus lockdown

The country's 47 million residents can freely travel for the first time since mid-March, but the prime minister warned, "The virus can return and it can hit us [...] Read full article: Spain lifts national state of emergency ...→

Lawmakers use protest momentum to push state racial reforms

The racial reckoning sweeping the country after the killing of George Floyd in police custody has generated momentum at state capitols for widespread reforms a [...] Read full article: Lawmakers use protest momentum to push s...→

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 ...→

DCFS set to resume parental visits after 3-month coronavirus shutdown, but advocates say it’s ‘Much too little too late’

DCFS set to resume parental visits after 3-month coronavirus shutdown, but advocates say it’s ‘Much too little too late’

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services set to resume parental visits after 3-month coronavirus shutdown, but advocates say it’s ‘Much too little t [...] Read full article: DCFS set to resume parental visits after...→

Disneyland workers push back against plan to reopen next month

Disneyland workers push back against plan to reopen next month

Some Disney employees say reopening on July 17 could put them at risk, citing rising coronavirus cases in California. Read full article: Disneyland workers push back against pla...→

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment rushed in April and May to inspect all 232 nursing homes in the state f [...] Read full article: Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursin...→

Perot Museum To Reopen Next Month With New Safety Procedures During Coronavirus Pandemic

Dallas' Perot Museum of Nature and Science will reopen on Thursday, July 9 with new public-health protocols and ticketing procedures. Read full article: Perot Museum To Reopen Next Month With N...→

Bangladeshi group sends cards, baskets to coronavirus patients

Bangladeshi group sends cards, baskets to coronavirus patients

DHAKA, Bangladesh — She was exhausted. But then, solace came in the form of a fruit basket from the Bidyanondo Foundation. There were mangoes, litchis, oranges [...] Read full article: Bangladeshi group sends cards, baskets t...→

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

Some industries that were hard hit by the Great Recession have seen much smaller job loses this time around. For others, 2020 is much worse Read full article: How job losses during the coronavirus cr...→

Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

If your income has fallen or been cut off completely, we’re here to help. This guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this, [...] Read full article: Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Co...→

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

As Hollywood slowly moves back into production on film and television shows after stalling to prevent the spread of coronavirus, "The Bachelorette" is among th [...] Read full article: 'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clar...→

Group of Bed-Stuy restaurants push for outside dining

Group of Bed-Stuy restaurants push for outside dining

Nearly 20 restaurants in Bed-Stuy have come together and formed the Bed-Stuy Restaurant Association and they're calling on the mayor for support.  Read full article: Group of Bed-Stuy restaurants push for o...→

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts school districts are getting ravaged by cuts as teachers across the state receive pink slips — a result of the coronavirus crisis and economic un [...] Read full article: Massachusetts teachers receive pink slip...→

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

The City of Buena Park will offer financing to help pay rent to families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible households will receive emergency rental a [...] Read full article: Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month...→

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and state Rep. Mike Zalewski say the city would be the perfect host as the league eyes a return to action after three months. Read full article: Power play? Pols push for Chicago to ser...→

The latest figures push the death toll this month above 1,000, but the 1,022 dea [...]

The latest figures push the death toll this month above 1,000, but the 1,022 dea [...]

The latest figures push the death toll this month above 1,000, but the 1,022 deaths over the first 16 days of June average out to just under 64 a day — signifi [...] Read full article: The latest figures push the death toll t...→

Brooklyn lawmakers cut locks on coronavirus-shuttered Hasidic neighborhood playground

Brooklyn lawmakers cut locks on coronavirus-shuttered Hasidic neighborhood playground

Three New York City lawmakers gathered Tuesday morning to cut the locks on a Brooklyn playground in defiance of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s coronavirus lockdown kee [...] Read full article: Brooklyn lawmakers cut locks on coronavi...→

Flushing the toilet may push coronavirus aerosols 3 feet into air, study reveals

Flushing the toilet may push coronavirus aerosols 3 feet into air, study reveals

In a world still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, going to the bathroom may never be quite the same. Read full article: Flushing the toilet may push coronavirus...→

The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits

As New York confronts a deadly pandemic, City Limits brings you coverage about how the disease—and the response—will affect the most vulnerable Read full article: The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits...→

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→

Coronavirus: Workers group to demand Tesla give more safety information

Coronavirus: Workers group to demand Tesla give more safety information

Demonstrators planned to hold a rally outside of Tesla’s Fremont factory Monday as part of an effort to gain more information about reports that some Tesla wor [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Workers group to demand Tes...→

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

When Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., got a coronavirus test, she was surprised to receive a note from her insurance provider, UnitedHealthcare, stating that in ad [...] Read full article: Surprise Medical Bills During the Corona...→

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

With mask orders and concert cancellations, health leaders have drawn praise and scorn as they try to balance safety with other concerns Read full article: Riverside County health officials thrust...→

"All Black Lives Matter" Painted On Hollywood Street In Honor Of Pride Month, Push For Racial Equality

2020 Pride celebrations mark the 50th anniversary of annual LGBTQ+ Pride traditions as protests are erupting across the country in support of the Black Lives M [...] Read full article: "All Black Lives Matter" Painted On Holl...→

ECC launches Black Lives Matter series; lawmakers push police reform

ECC launches Black Lives Matter series; lawmakers push police reform

"Riots are the language of the unheard," said Faith Jones, an Elgin Community College student during a Black Lives Matter conversation on "Policing in the U.S. [...] Read full article: ECC launches Black Lives Matter series; ...→

Minnesota Democrats push for police reform while Republicans prioritize coronavirus response

Minnesota Democrats push for police reform while Republicans prioritize coronavirus response

Minnesota House Democrats are looking to overhaul police practices in the wake of the death of George Floyd, but their measures could be stopped short by lawma [...] Read full article: Minnesota Democrats push for police refo...→

New Hampshire lawmakers meet in hockey arena amid coronavirus

New Hampshire lawmakers meet in hockey arena amid coronavirus

The New Hampshire House of Representatives, the largest state legislative chamber in the nation, convened on Thursday for the first time in three months - as t [...] Read full article: New Hampshire lawmakers meet in hockey a...→

Some Florida lawmakers push for police reform, experts explain what that might mean for citizens

Some Florida lawmakers push for police reform, experts explain what that might mean for citizens

As calls to “defund the police” continue to grow, so does concern over what kind of trickle-down effect that might have on citizens relying on the police for s [...] Read full article: Some Florida lawmakers push for police r...→

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

FOMO, meet FOGO. The “fear of missing out” has been replaced with the “fear of going out,” thanks to the coronavirus. Read full article: Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO...→

Petitioners push to outlaw Ku Klux Klan, declare KKK a terrorist group

Petitioners push to outlaw Ku Klux Klan, declare KKK a terrorist group

Online petitions seeking to outlaw the Ku Klux Klan and designate the KKK to be a terrorist organization each neared their goal Thursday of garnering a million [...] Read full article: Petitioners push to outlaw Ku Klux Klan,...→

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but cus [...]

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but customers who bought tickets from Ticketmaster say the company is making it diffic [...] Read full article: Thousands of live events have been postp...→