This City’s Coronavirus Safety Measures Could Become Best Practices

July 16, 20205:01 AM ETA fish-plant worker processes seafood at Blue Harvest Fisheries in New Bedford, Mass. Workers were provided face shields to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on the plant floor. Josh Souza/Special to The Public's Radio toggle captionJosh Souza/Special to The Public's RadioA fish-plant worker processes seafood at Blue Harvest Fisheries in…

GOPers Are Trying to Recruit QAnon Voters And Using This

via YoutubeAs she gathered support for what was then thought to be a long-shot primary bid against Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO), congressional hopeful Lauren Boebert made an appearance on “Patriots’ Soapbox,” a YouTube channel with a devoted following that claims to broadcast “real news the MSM does not cover.”In her appearance, Boebert ran down her…

Border agency provided inconsistent medical care to migrants in custody,

Washington (CNN)US Customs and Border Protection didn't provide consistent care to migrants in custody and in some cases failed to properly report deaths, according to a newly released report from the Government Accountability Office.The report is the latest in a string of findings describing inadequate detention conditions in 2019, when a surge of migrants at…

Indonesia Stumbles As Coronavirus Cases Surge

July 16, 20205:15 AM ETA medical worker collects nasal swab samples this week during a mass test for the coronavirus at North Sumatra University in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The mass test was held after the rector of the university along with one of his deputies and a member of the board of trustees were…

A Michigan man won $2 million after a gas station

(CNN)A Michigan man is lucky, even by lottery winner standards, after a gas station clerk gave him a $2 million winning scratch-off ticket by mistake.The winner, who chose not to be identified, stopped at the station in the Detroit suburb of Eastpointe because he needed change to put air in the tires of his wife's…

South Korean prosecutors open probe into North’s Kim Yo Jong

Seoul (AFP) - Seoul prosecutors have opened an unprecedented probe into North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister over Pyongyang's blowing up of a liaison office last month, officials said Thursday.The move is likely to infuriate the nuclear-armed North, which has repeatedly condemned South Korea in recent months, including directing personal insults at President Moon…

Supreme Court Clears Way For A 2nd Federal Execution

July 16, 20205:24 AM ETThe entrance to the United States Penitentiary Terre Haute, Ind., is seen on Wednesday, where Wesley Purkey, convicted of a gruesome 1998 kidnapping and killing, is awaiting execution. Michael Conroy/AP toggle captionMichael Conroy/APThe entrance to the United States Penitentiary Terre Haute, Ind., is seen on Wednesday, where Wesley Purkey, convicted of…

UK COVID-19 death toll passes 55,000 including suspected cases: Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom's suspected COVID-19 death toll has hit 55,398, according to a Reuters tally of official data sources that underline the country's status as one of the worst hit in the world.The Reuters tally comprises fatalities where COVID-19 was mentioned on death certificates in England, Wales and Northern Ireland up to…

What Happens When A Pandemic And An Epidemic Collide

A drug user in a Kyiv apartment. She benefited from a needle exchange program aimed at reducing HIV transmission among intravenous drug users in Ukraine. Participants in such programs face such obstacles as transportation shutdowns and stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus pandemic. Gideon Mendel/Corbis via Getty Images toggle captionGideon Mendel/Corbis via Getty ImagesA drug user…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg discharged from the hospital and doing well

(CNN)Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital after being treated for a possible infection in her latest health scare."Justice Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital," a Supreme Court spokeswoman said in a statement Wednesday. "She is home and doing well."Ginsburg had been taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore early on…
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