In just four months, the coronavirus has led to over 100,000 deaths in the U.S. The number was reported by Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday, with the first virus related fatality in the U.S. occurring in early February.
The Boston Marathon will be canceled for the first time in its history due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, Mayor Marty Walsh announced there is no way to hold the race without bringing large numbers of people into close proximity.
According to Connecticut police, a local firefighter has been identified as the serial rapist responsible for a series of home burglaries between 2001 and 2008. In each case, the suspect sexually assaulted his victims after forcing his way into their homes.
House Democrats have cancelled their vote for a FISA reauthorization bill following President Trump’s dismissal of the legislation. Speaker Nancy Pelosi reportedly scrapped the chamber’s plans to take the bill up for a vote on Thursday.
On Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order to allow federal regulators to punish social media companies for the way they police online content. The order called for clarifying Section 2(30) of the Federal Communications Act.
The Space Force recently released a new ad, which encouraged viewers to join the newly formed military arm. The 30 second recruitment spot came after the initiation of the newest branch of the nation’s Armed Forces, which will allow members of the U.S. Air Force to transfer over in coming months.
According to recent reports, there’s been a significant increase in child sex trafficking during the pandemic. Experts reportedly attributed the rise in recruits, especially among juveniles, to stay-at-home orders.
Businesses in New York will be allowed to deny customers entry if they aren’t wearing a mask. That’s according to Governor Andrew Cuomo, who recently announced he will sign an executive order to give business owners that authority.
According to a new bombshell report, Joe Biden is running an academic project financed by mainland China. The National Legal and Policy Center filed an oversight complaint last week, which stated that the University of Pennsylvania failed to disclose the Chinese funding of its Biden Center for Diplomacy.