Day: May 9, 2020

May 9, 2020

Trump’s new 2020 message — it’s not my fault

Advertisement In recent weeks, he has increasingly has sought to move on, dismissing alarming new statistics and models, refusing House requests for testimony from Fauci and others, and praising armed protesters who gathered at the Michigan state Capitol in Lansing to demand easing of lockdown restrictions. Trump has struggled to show any empathy with victims or survivors of COVID-19. “But on the economy, voters seem […]

May 9, 2020

News Analysis: Is the coronavirus crisis reason to worry about how other nations view U.S. leadership?

The distinguished Irish columnist and critic Fintan O’Toole, referring to the American response to COVID-19, asks: “Will American prestige ever recover from this shameful episode?”Washington, we have a problem, and it goes beyond the virus and the million-plus Americans who have contracted the disease.And as a result the globe has a problem — with America and its indecision and indiscretion, with the prospects for an […]

May 9, 2020

Moms in California may need parasols while moms in the East need parkas this weekend

Rainfall is likely to be light — 0.10 inch or less.The system is expected to bring light to locally moderate precipitation to the Bay Area on Monday, with showers lingering Tuesday. Temperatures at some locations in the Pacific Northwest could break records for the date on Saturday.Abnormal warmth will last through Mother’s Day, but an approaching trough will bring cooler readings to California next week. […]

May 9, 2020

In Brunswick, Georgia, residents reflect on the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery

Advertisement John Perry, senior pastor of Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church and president of the Brunswick NAACP, said activists would continue to push for a third man who followed the McMichaels’ truck and captured the video footage to be arrested too.“He aided and abetted in the murder of Ahmaud from the video footage,” he said. Advertisement Before he left the case, George E. In Brunswick, […]

May 9, 2020

Was the coronavirus made in a Wuhan lab? Here’s what the genetic evidence shows

Gauden Galea said in an interview released by the WHO. Scientists believe the direct ancestor of the coronavirus now known as SARS-CoV-2 has lived for so long in bats and other animals that it is no longer capable of making them sick. Advertisement “All available evidence to date suggests that the virus has a natural animal origin and is not a manipulated or constructed virus,” […]

May 9, 2020

New York plans to expand coronavirus testing for those hit hardest: minority and low-income communities

It’s where we were five days ago.” Public officials, working with churches and religious leaders, will help organize and run the temporary facilities and encourage people in those communities to get tested, Cuomo said. Cuomo told reporters he plans to expand coronavirus testing at 24 churches in communities of color and low-income areas. New York plans to expand coronavirus testing for those hit hardest: minority […]