US coronavirus: Detroit and Chicago areas emerge as new hot spots as America overtakes China and Italy in number of cases

US coronavirus: Detroit and Chicago areas emerge as new hot spots as America overtakes China and Italy in number of cases

“I’ve heard of (them) putting their mask in a paper bag … and taking it out when they think they have a patent who has coronavirus,” Khaldun said. “We don’t have enough masks; we don’t have enough gowns; and we need more from the federal government and others.” These pleas come as the US just became More...

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US coronavirus: Sweeping restrictions take effect as health officials warn US is at a tipping point
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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US coronavirus: Sweeping restrictions take effect as health officials warn US is at a tipping point

• About 7 million people in and around San Francisco have been told to “shelter in place,” generally requiring them to stay inside and leave only for essential needs. • States including New York, More...

Seattle coronavirus: In the middle of a coronavirus outbreak, people of Seattle adjust to changes
By Boston Journal On Saturday, March 7th, 2020
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Seattle coronavirus: In the middle of a coronavirus outbreak, people of Seattle adjust to changes

They’ve had their warmup stretches and they’ve talked about how the novel coronavirus is affecting the Puget Sound area and being a bright spot for their customers. “We’re always going More...

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By Boston Journal On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Coronavirus patient in Brazil marks Latin America’s first case

People wear protective masks outside the Rafik Hariri University Hospital in the outskirts of Beirut, Lebanon, where a coronavirus patient is being treated on February 21. Credit: Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images Coronavirus’s More...

The US is finally evacuating Americans from the Diamond Princess. Here's why that's made them mad
By Boston Journal On Sunday, February 16th, 2020
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The US is finally evacuating Americans from the Diamond Princess. Here’s why that’s made them mad

But the decision has prompted anger from some exhausted passengers, who believe the move could actually set back their ability to return to normal life — just as that option was within their grasp. Thousands More...

Trump slams Democrats and Romney at prayer breakfast as Pelosi looks on
By Boston Journal On Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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Trump slams Democrats and Romney at prayer breakfast as Pelosi looks on

Romney, citing his Mormon faith, was the only Republican to vote against his party and join Democrats in voting to convict Trump. Beginning his speech at the bipartisan annual event, Trump criticized “dishonest More...

Impeachment trial of President Trump: Live updates
By Boston Journal On Monday, January 27th, 2020
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Impeachment trial of President Trump: Live updates

Chief Justice John Roberts appeared briefly on the Supreme Court bench today, his 65th birthday, to swear in a roomful of military lawyers to the Supreme Court bar. Roberts was joined by five other members of More...

Trump adds Ken Starr and Alan Dershowitz to impeachment defense team
By Boston Journal On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Trump adds Ken Starr and Alan Dershowitz to impeachment defense team

Alan Dershowitz, the constitutional lawyer, and Robert Ray, Starr’s successor at the Office of Independent Counsel during the Clinton administration, are also joining the team, the people said. The three More...

Mike Pompeo again declines to present evidence of 'imminent' threat that led to strike against Iranian general
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Mike Pompeo again declines to present evidence of ‘imminent’ threat that led to strike against Iranian general

“There’s been much made about this question of intelligence and imminence,” Pompeo said at the State Department. “Any time a president makes a decision of this magnitude, there are multitude More...

Video captures truck losing control at Texas accident scene, leaving 2 hurt
By Boston Journal On Saturday, December 28th, 2019
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Video captures truck losing control at Texas accident scene, leaving 2 hurt

The accident began as a two-car crash on Highway 84 in Lubbock County, according to CNN affiliate KCBD. Police were investigating the crash when a semitruck traveling eastbound jackknifed and slid, coming to More...