The White House coronavirus task force is singing a very different tune from the president, warning of a persistent and broad spread of COVID-19 in the western half of the United States. This report is produced by Jonah Green.
[NFA] The COVID-19 death toll could reach a half million in the United States by February unless nearly all Americans wear face masks, researchers with the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation said on Friday, a day after the number of new infections reported across the country approached a record high. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
At a Senate hearing on the U.S. response to the coronavirus Wednesday (Sept. 23), infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci pushed back at Republican Senator Rand Paul's claim that social distancing measures did little to prevent deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S.
A juror in the Breonna Taylor case said Tuesday that prosecutors skipped a major step. Prosecutors never presented the grand jury with homicide charges against three police officers. The three officers being the ones involved in Taylor’s killing, reports HuffPost. The new allegations raise additional questions over how prosecutors handled the killing of Taylor. Breonna Taylor, a Black woman, was shot by police in her own apartment in Louisville, Kentucky.
US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has made it clear he isn't fond of the most recent $2.2 trillion Democratic stimulus plan. On Wednesday, Business Insider reports McConnell called it 'outlandish,' saying 'We're very, very far apart on a deal.' The plan included restoring the $600 federal unemployment benefit until January, another round of $1,200 direct payments to taxpayers. Sen.
Republicans Friday said they would push forward with Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Trump's Supreme Court replacement, even after Trump tested positive for COVID-19 and went into isolation. Gavino Garay has more.
[NFA] Days after the first presidential debate, and the White House is still on the defensive about the president’s comments, or the lack thereof, over white supremacy. This report produced by Jonah Green.
Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart joined lawmakers and families of veterans on Capitol Hill Tuesday to support a bill to help American soldiers who were exposed to toxic burn pits in the wars that followed terrorist attacks in the United States.
Black Friday is coming November 27. Business Insider reports that Best Buy is one of the major retailers to keep an eye on for deals. Best Buy's Black Friday 2020 sale features a Black Friday price guarantee to help shopper save all season long. It's a perk limited to My Best Buy members. Year after year, Best Buy provides significant price drops on everything. There will be deals on the latest TVs, speakers, headphones, laptops, gaming gear, and more.
On Friday, Apple shares fell as much as 5.6%. The drop comes after the tech giant's fiscal fourth-quarter figures failed to meet analysts' expectations. Business Insider reports the slide saw as much as $111 billion erased from Apple's market cap. The company beat estimates for overall revenue and profit. iPhone sales were well below Apple's expectations. Apple's updated phone lineup was released roughly one month later than usual.
Going through the mortgage approval process can be tedious, time-consuming, and stressful. But working hard to get a lower interest rate is totally worth it. According to Business Insider, prospective homebuyers should give themselves at least a few months to get prepared for the rigamarole. First, get your credit score up as high as you can. Second, get your debt-to-income ratio as low as you can. Always pay on time, and pay off any credit card balances before applying for a new mortgage.
Housing prices show no price of dropping, and overall, US wages have remained stagnant for years, if not decades. But according to Business Insider, there are still a few ways one can purchase a home without having to come up with a downpayment--if you're prepared to put in the work. Active and former members of the military can get a Veterans Affairs loan of up to $484,350 in 2019, often with a lower interest rate than a conventional mortgage.
iPhones are probably not the cleanest devices. But how can they be cleaned without getting damaged? Steve John told Business Insider how to clean an iPhone without damaging it. 1. Remove your phone case. 2. Turn the phone off and disconnect any attached cables. 3. Gently moisten your lint-free cloth with water. 4. Wipe lightly at the phone, applying minimal pressure. 5. Dry the phone with another clean cloth as soon as you are done.