Lincoln County, Nevada had only five cases of COVID-19 throughout the first seven months of the coronavirus pandemic. Zero deaths. With a population of 5,200 barely anyone in the county expected covid rates to soar beyond double digits. Then November arrived and Lincoln County held a testing positivity rate of 18.6%. Cases have since been skyrocketing, now totaling at 248.
New York City is officially producing its own coronavirus test kits. Mayor Bill De Blasio announced in a press conference today that the city is currently working with companies to produce 50,000 3D printed swabs per week.
The coronavirus continues to slash at the city. Its next victim is the budget.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that there will be up to $2 billion in cuts for the upcoming fiscal year.
Three days after putting the state in a virtual lock down, Governor Andrew Cuomo finally has good news to share. Hospitalization rates are slowing down.
Less than a day after downplaying the country’s need for more ventilators, President Trump enforced the Defense Production Act and ordered General Motors to make more equipment and signed the largest stimulus package in history.
America will soon open again – that is, depending on state governors.
At his press conference today, President Donald Trump announced an initiative called “Opening Up America Again”, granting state governors the okay to re-open their states as early as May 1st.
Over a dozen pro-choice protestors rallied outside The Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Little Italy on Saturday afternoon, opposing Tommy’s Tours – a private company which runs tours of church catacombs – claiming its profits benefit church members’ monthly harassment of women at a local Planned Parenthood.
Miami Jackson Senior High is one of the many schools in southern Florida who have seen significant changes due to an influx of immigrant students in the past few years.
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who sailed across the Atlantic to promote environmental awareness, was the headliner of the strike in Battery Park. Families who were seated in a less-populated field of the park rushed into the dense crowd the moment she walked on stage. They cheered as if it were a music concert.
Since August, Amy Tang, along with about 150 other Queens liquor store owners, has gone door-to-door, urging local politicians and other store owners to reject the liquor application of a potential 30,000-square-foot mega liquor store in College Point.
The National Day of Service and Remembrance event Wednesday was held in partnership with non-profit organizations 9/11 Day, Feeding Children Everywhere, and the Corporation for National Community and Service.