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Archive for August 12th, 2020
"This marks the first time Airbnb has taken affirmative steps to initiate legal proceedings against a booking guest for throwing an unauthorized party," the company said.
The cable tore a gaping 100-foot hole in one of the largest radio telescope dishes in the world, taking the instrument offline until repairs can be made.
America's reckoning with racism has brought down statues, one state flag and one police emblem, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center — and led to the renaming of schools and other sites.
In 2017, the Trump administration scaled back protections of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. A federal judge has now struck down the rule change — and cited To Kill a Mockingbird in so doing.
Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods says that "effective immediately, any individual walking in to any one of our lobbies ... wearing a mask will be asked to remove it."
Four new likely cases of COVID-19 are linked to a cluster in an Auckland family announced Tuesday. The country returns to tighter restrictions and is promoting an app to help with contact tracing.
Federal prosecutors say that one of the three men offered $500,000 to keep one woman from testifying. Another allegedly burned an SUV leased by an accuser's father.
Willis defeated six-term Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard, and her former boss, in Tuesday's runoff. Howard has been dogged by scandal, including his handling of the Rayshard Brooks case.
People who are blind spend a lot of time listening to words. So much that they often prefer to listen at faster speeds, including for TV shows.
President Trump has directed the Treasury Department to stop collecting payroll taxes this fall in an effort to boost workers' paychecks. But the move is temporary, and could spark headaches in 2021.
The newly elected district attorney, Mike Schmidt, said only those involved in "deliberate property damage, theft or force against another person or threats of force" may face charges.
Because of the pandemic, many students will be applying without standardized test scores and several other metrics selective schools have long relied on to make admissions decisions.
The decision to entrust $765 million of taxpayer money to the former maker of photographic equipment raises several questions about the Trump administration's due diligence of Kodak.
There were no blog entries published on this date.
In their new book, Pulitzer-prize winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn delve into the lives of America’s working-class.
Joe Biden is making his first appearance with newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday, betting that the California senator’s historic profile and confrontational style against President Donald Trump will boost Democrats’ efforts to oust the Republican president amid cascading national crises.
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, guest host Libby Denkmann talks with Dr. Kimberly Shriner, infectious disease specialist at Huntington Hospital.
Last year, Democratic Congresswoman Katie Hill from California resigned after nude photos of her were leaked online and the House began investigating whether she had a sexual relationship with an aide, which she denied.