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uscoronavirus jan28 Coronavirus infections in the United Sates have reduced by 27 percent in the last fortnight. The latest weekly average is 5,86,948, the New York Times reports. With 517199 new cases, the total number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. has risen to 73,428,433, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. With 2359 casualties, the national total increased to 878,467.

militaryjustice jan27 President Joe Biden has signed an Executive Order to amend the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), which makes sexual harassment a specific offense under this law. It also strengthens the military justice response in prosecuting cases of domestic violence, and fully implements changes to the military justice code to criminalize the wrongful broadcast or distribution of intimate visual images

uscoronavirus jan27 The United States on Wednesday reported the highest single-day death toll caused by coronavirus infection in nearly a year. With 4128 casualties, the national total increased to 876,066, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. This is the first time the daily death figure is crossing 4000 since February 12, 2021. With 738928 new cases, the total number of people infected wit

uscovid dec08 26jan22 In an indicator of reversing trend, coronavirus cases dropped by 14 percent in the last two weeks in the United States, according to latest data published by the New York Times. The number of average daily cases has been mostly falling in the last seven days after a surge driven by the extremely transmissible Omicron variant in the winter holiday season. 429510 new cases reported on Tuesday is l

uscornavirus jan25 The daily Covid cases in the United States broke the dreaded 1 million mark on Monday, for the fourth time this month. Omicron is an extremely transmissible variant that has driven an unprecedented number of cases in recent weeks in the country. With 10,00800 new cases, the total number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. has risen to 71,709,180, according to the latest data from

usukrainetension 0125 The United States has set around 8,500 combat-ready soldiers on alert to deploy at short notice as the tense situation along the Russia-Ukraine border evolves. "If the NATO force is activated, (Defense Secretary Lloyd) Austin's order would allow the United States to rapidly deploy additional brigade combat teams, along with units specializing in logistics, medical, aviation, intelligence, surveil

uscoronavirus jan24 The overwhelming rate of increase in Covid infections in the United States has plateaued at the weekend. From the levels of around 200 percent increase in weekly average of cases being recorded a fortnight ago, the rate of increase has thinned down to 2 percent, as per the latest data compiled by the New York Times. The current 7-day average of Covid positive cases in the country is 690,448. W

marchinus jan24 Thousands of people marched from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial Sunday in protest against COVID-19 vaccination mandates. Up to 35,000 people reportedly attended the "Defeat the Mandates" march calling for an end to vaccine mandates and passports. The protesters also demanded debate on the issue and the power of informed consent. Addressing the rally, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. made

australianopen jan21 Defending champion Naomi Osaka is out of the Australian Open after losing to 20-year-old American prodigy Amanda Anisimova in a thrilling third round encounter Friday. Anisimova rallied for a 4-6 6-3 7-6[10-5] victory after losing the first set in a marathon two hours, 15 minutes-long match at Margaret Court Arena. She ended Naomi Osaka's hopes of back-to-back Australian Open crowns after saving

uscoronavirus jan21 The coronavirus case numbers and hospitalizations in many U.S. states should start to show signs of turning around and begin to come down by mid February, says Chief Medical Advisor to the President Dr. Anthony Fauci. Addressing a Blue Star Families forum online, Dr. Fauci said, "We're dealing, as we all know, with an unprecedented outbreak with COVID-19 that continually challenges us with new va

inactiveadults 0121 More than 1 in 5 adults is inactive in all but four states in the United States, according to new state maps of adult physical inactivity prevalence released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The map, which points to high levels of inactivity in the country, says 25 percent of U.S. adults are not active enough to protect their health. The data come from the Behavioral Ris

uscoronavirus jan20 The United States on Wednesday reported the highest single-day Covid death toll - 3810 - in nearly a year, taking the national total to 857,778. The last time a higher number of Covid casualties reported in a day was on February 12, as per records maintained by the New York Times. The rate of rise in Covid deaths in the country has increased to 42 percent in a fortnight. As the delta and omicro

putinbiden 0120 U.S. President Joe Biden said he thinks Putin does not want any full-blown war on Ukraine, but that "he will move in". He was responding to a question during a White House news conference on Wednesday If his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin tests the West, the United States and NATO significantly, he will pay "a serious and dear price for it," Biden said. The United Sates will impose sanctio

bidenverizon jan19 President Joe Biden has thanked wireless carriers Verizon and AT&T for agreeing to delay 5G deployment around key airports and to continue working with the Department of Transportation on safe 5G deployment at this limited set of locations. Verizon and AT&T are launching high speed 5G service across the United States Wednesday. Despite the telecom giants' exemption to airports, some foreign air

uscoronavirus jan19 A week after setting an all-time world record of 1.48 million new Covid cases in a day in the United States, daily cases again broke the dreaded 1 million mark on Tuesday. With 10,63000 new cases, the total number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. has risen to 67,597,794, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. North Carolina reported the most number of cases -

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