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Uncle Sam's coronavirus aid looks a lot like a wealth transfer to the rich
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:25:00 GMT
Experts say there are strong reasons to believe less-well-to-do business owners have suffered disproportionately and gotten less help from the government during the crisis.
Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 06:13:42 GMT
A hurricane warning was in place for the coast from the South Carolina state line to Surf City, North Carolina, Tuesday morning.
Trump's TikTok threats will likely benefit him in multiple ways. Here's how.
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 00:55:00 GMT
The president says he wants to protect Americans' data from a foreign government before an election, so the video app has to be sold. Yes, it's strange.
Two obstacles, one deadline stand between Navajo Nation and $714 million in COVID-19 aid
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 17:15:00 GMT
Navajo officials want to use the millions in federal aid money to guard against the next public health crisis, but obstacles stand in their way.
The American dream while Black: 'Locked in a vicious cycle'
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 12:00:00 GMT
Homeownership is supposed to be the gateway to the American dream. Black Americans have been denied access.
Educators join National Day of Resistance
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:03:00 GMT
“Nothing about being in a pandemic is normal. Nothing about dealing with racism is normal,” Chicago teacher Nina Hike told NBC News.
Unemployment Diary: Families struggle to survive after additional benefits expire
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 01:40:24 GMT
“It's like your life before the pandemic turns upside down,” said one furloughed worker.
N.J. 'knuckleheads' blamed for spike in COVID-19 cases
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:11:00 GMT
Cuomo slams Trump's coronavirus 'chaos,' WHO dashes new vaccine hopes, Birx feels wrath of Pelosi and prez
Fauci: U.S. needs to get daily cases down to 10,000 by fall
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:43:00 GMT
"If we don't get them down, then we're going to have a really bad situation," Fauci said.
NYC party ship owners charged with breaking coronavirus orders on 'booze cruise'
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:11:00 GMT
The city's sheriff took action against the Liberty Belle for an illicit weekend bash with 172 people on board after receiving a tip from a local politician.
'Huge, foolish mistake': Sturgis residents split over giant bike rally as coronavirus cases rise
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:25:30 GMT
More than 250,000 people are expected to attend the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota, even as the state sees a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Man fires at officers with AK-47 a day after refusing to wear a mask, police say
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:30:00 GMT
Adam Zaborowski had lost his job because of the pandemic and recently lost custody of his child, his attorney said, adding that it was "not a defense or excuse."
Diesel soot is behind the giant Apple wildfire in California, officials say
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 00:36:24 GMT
The 26,000-acre blaze, about 80 miles east of Los Angeles, has forced the evacuation of thousands in San Bernardino County.
Orange ribbons, social distancing: El Paso remembers shooting victims a year later
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 23:38:00 GMT
The massacre at a Walmart, which left 23 dead, was the deadliest attack on Latinos in recent U.S. history.
'I'm not a communist': Potential Biden running mate Rep. Bass reassures Cuban American voters
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:46:00 GMT
In an interview with NBC News, California Rep. Karen Bass touted her decades-long work alongside Latinos in community work and in Congress.
Trump Organization under investigation for 'insurance and bank fraud,' filing suggests
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 19:25:00 GMT
The disclosure came in a federal court filing arguing that Trump should be forced to comply with a subpoena for his tax documents.
White House-USAID liaison fired after series of anti-LGBTQ tweets
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:50:18 GMT
In a series of tweets, the political appointee said she had been attacked for her "Christian beliefs."
'We were in hell': Multiple people injured in hot air balloon crash
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 01:11:00 GMT
"I couldn't believe how beautiful everything was," one passenger told a local newspaper. "And then we were in hell a few minutes later. It was crazy."
Trump wants broader role for telehealth services in Medicare
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:17:37 GMT
The executive order President Donald Trump plans to sign Monday applies to one segment of Medicare recipients — people living in rural communities.
Red onions linked to salmonella outbreak across U.S., Canada
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:38:00 GMT
Almost 400 people have been sickened in 34 states since July 10. At least 59 are hospitalized.