Two other naval ships, the USS Fitzgerald and the USS Russell, had to move farther away because they were threatened by the burning Bonhomme Richard, a media update from the navy said Sunday afternoon. One moved around 1 p.m. and the second moved 30 minutes later. … [Read more...] about Federal firefighters battling blaze on naval ship that could last for days
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In response to the surge in coronavirus cases in these hotspots, including south Texas, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday the launch of new testing sites in three hotspots -- Jacksonville, Florida; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Edinburg, Texas. … [Read more...] about Latinx residents fear the toll coronavirus is taking on their lives and community
The budget, which passed by a vote of 32-17, caused a major division to form within the city council with several members arguing that police funding shouldn’t be cut while crime is spiking, according to The New York Times. Homicides have increased by 21% and shootings by 46% in the first six months of 2020 compared to the same period last year, NBC New York reported. … [Read more...] about ‘They’re Not Concerned About The General Public’: NY, LA Police Unions Blast Massive Budget Cuts
At this point in the last presidential election cycle, many conservatives looked at the Supreme Court and saw a lost cause. Almost exactly four years earlier, the Court had upheld Obamacare as constitutional in a surprise opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts, a George W. Bush nominee. Almost exactly a year earlier, SCOTUS swept away prohibition of same-sex marriage in an opinion written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, a Ronald Reagan nominee. In February of 2016, conservative Court icon Antonin Scalia died, and all Republicans could do was fight off a replacement nomination by President Obama. And in June of 2016, in a 5-3 decision the Court repelled a whole series of state restrictions on abortion. … [Read more...] about Can Trump Make the Supreme Court a Campaign Issue Again?