Calif. COVID-19 hospitalizations up 50%

Hospitalizations due to the coronavirus have increased about 50 percent over the last two weeks in the state California. On Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced there is close to 6,000 people hospitalized in the state.

Sen. Duckworth dodges questions about memorials

Democrat Sen. Tammy Duckworth, one of Joe Biden’s potential running mates, recently avoided discussing the removal of historical monuments. In an interview Sunday, the senator said while she’s willing to hear from those who want to remove the statues, she has other priorities.

Texas Gov. Abbott’s face mask order faces pushback

The growing list of lawsuits filed against Texas officials just got a little longer following the governor’s latest coronavirus order. According to reports, Texans living in counties with at least 20 positive cases are now required to wear a face mask in public.