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U.S. President Donald Trump declared that an emergency exists in Louisiana as the state prepares for the imminent arrival of Hurricane Zeta. Trump has ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from the storm beginning...

uscoronavirus oct28 The U.S. added over 74,000 new cases on Tuesday as the country continues to battle a third wave of the pandemic. U.S. averages more than 70,000 new coronavirus cases a day over a week, with 29 states setting new records this month for the most new daily cases since the pandemic began in February. More...

uscoronavirus oct27 Coronavirus cases in the U.S. are continuing to rise steeply and have surpassed the high levels recorded in the summer. The country now reports an average of nearly 70,000 new cases a day. Health experts expect further acceleration going forward. In summer, daily new cases were above 65,000 on average...

amyconeybarrett oct27 Judge Amy Coney Barrett has taken oath on Monday as the 115th justice of the Supreme Court, just a week ahead of the presidential election. Barrett, a conservative appeals court judge, was selected by the US Senate to fill the vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death. Barrett, aged 48, is the fifth woman ever to sit on Supreme Court's bench.

uscoronavirus oct26 COVID-19 cases in the U.S. continue to rise, as the country recorded highest 7-day average of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. The seven-day average of new cases hit 68,767 on Sunday, beating the previous high of 67,293 reported on July 22. The increased was driven by the two highest single...

planecrash oct26 A Florida police chief Greg Graham died Sunday morning after a single-engine plane he was piloting crashed into an open field. The death of Ocala police chief was confirmed by the Marion County Sheriff's Office in a Facebook post. Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn also confirmed Graham's death and noted that Graham had recently received his pilot's license.

voters oct23 A survey reveals that three out of four American voters are experiencing anger, fear or sadness as the Presidential election draws near. According to a new Cygnal and Lounge Group poll, 32 percent American voters are experiencing anger, fear by 31 percent, and sadness by 13 percent. Further, two-thirds...

uscoronavirus oct23 The number of new COVID-19 cases in the United States on Thursday was the second highest on record. The country reported 74,301 new cases on Thursday, bringing its total to 8.66 million. Total deaths in the U.S. increased by 973 to 228,381. According to U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar, the increase...

uscoronavirus oct22 The U.S. has overtaken India in terms of daily new COVID-19 infection cases. The country added 63,663 new cases on Wednesday, pushing its total to 8.58 million, while India reported over 54,000 new infections, bringing its total cases to 7.7 million.

scams oct22 Reports of people losing money to scams that started on social media have been surging, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said in a statement.

uscoronavirus oct21 Covid-19 cases in the U.S. continue to rise, with experts expecting a rapid acceleration in about a week. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the US recorded more than 60,300 new cases on Tuesday. The national seven-day case average hit about 59,500, an increase of about 73% in five and...

nasa oct21 NASA's Osiris-Rex robotic spacecraft briefly touched down on near-Earth asteroid Bennu's surface on Tuesday to collect rock and dust samples that will be brought back to Earth in 2023. Bennu is currently more than 200 million miles, or 321 million kilometres, from Earth. Osiris-Rex launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in September 2016.

uscoronavirus oct20 Daily new cases of COVID-19 continues to rise in the U.S., as the second wave of the deadly respiratory virus wreaks havoc worldwide. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, 58,387 new cases were reported in last 24 hours in the U.S., bringing total cases to 8,217,952 and deaths to 220,185. The...

twitter oct19 Twitter has removed a tweet by White House coronavirus task force member suggesting that face masks don't work and that there are "many harms" with wearing masks. In a tweet he posted on Saturday, Scott Atlas said, "Masks work? NO". "LA, Miami, Hawaii, Alabama, France, Phlippnes, UK, Spain, Israel. WHO:"widesprd use not supported" + many harms; Heneghan/Oxf CEBM:"despite decades, considerble

uscoronavirus oct19 Even as COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge in majority of U.S. states, a lower infection and death rate was recorded nationally in the last 24 hours. With 48,210 new cases reporting, the national total increased to 8155592, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. With 388 deaths reported nationally, the total number of COVID casualties in the U.S. increased to 219676. The outbreak is

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