Chefs Turn Leftover Ingredients Into Meals for Their Unemployed Workforce – Mother Jones

Chefs Turn Leftover Ingredients Into Meals for Their Unemployed Workforce – Mother Jones. When the COVID-19 crisis hit the restaurant industry like a wrecking ball, chefs in Winston-Salem, NC, banded together to address two problems at once. In suddenly idle kitchens, coolers groaned with perishable ingredients that couldn’t be sold. Meanwhile, hundreds of cooks, servers, and dishwashers had to quickly […]

Biden tells Sanders he will begin vetting potential VP candidates.

Biden tells Sanders he will begin vetting potential VP candidates.. by Daniel Politi · April 4, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful former Vice President Joe Biden is seen on stage as he and Senator Bernie Sanders take part in the 11th Democratic Party 2020 presidential debate in a CNN Washington Bureau studio in Washington, DC on March 15, 2020. MANDEL NGAN/Getty […]

Trump Predicts ‘Toughest Week’ In Coronavirus Outbreak

Trump Predicts ‘Toughest Week’ In Coronavirus Outbreak. by Kate Riga · April 4, 2020 President Donald Trump predicted that between this week and next will “probably be the toughest week” of the coronavirus outbreak replete with “a lot of death.” In many states, the peak of the virus is expected weeks in the future, though Doctor Deborah Birx said that […]

Inside the National Security Council, a rising sense of dread – POLITICO

Inside the National Security Council, a rising sense of dread – POLITICO. On the second day in January, as a mysterious pathogen was infecting its way across China, Dr. Robert Redfield contacted the National Security Council. The U.S. government had unconfirmed information about what they believed to be a novel coronavirus, the CDC director said. Better pay attention. In Washington, […]

Jared Kushner Ripped For Saying ‘Our Stockpile’ Isn’t Meant For States To Use | HuffPost

Jared Kushner Ripped For Saying 'Our Stockpile' Isn't Meant For States To Use | HuffPost. Jared Kushner, son-in-law of and adviser to President Donald Trump, declared on Thursday that the stockpiles of much-needed supplies governors were requesting to help with the coronavirus pandemic weren’t actually meant for the states. “The notion of the federal stockpile was it’s supposed to be […]

The Surge: The best and worst world leaders in this coronavirus crisis.

The Surge: The best and worst world leaders in this coronavirus crisis.. Welcome to this week’s edition of the Surge. I am Slate’s international editor, filling in for Jim “the Surge” Newell, and this week we will be taking a trip around the globe to rank world leaders in their response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. If there’s anything comforting […]

Trump’s coronavirus response is still grossly inadequate.

Trump's coronavirus response is still grossly inadequate.. by Ben Mathis-Lilley · April 1, 2020 The president looks at a chart he should have looked at two months ago. Win McNamee/Getty Images Donald Trump’s epiphany/admission that the coronavirus is going to kill (at least) tens of thousands of Americans, and that stay-at-home policies need to continue throughout April, has convinced a […]

Trump has been nudging MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell to run for office – POLITICO

Trump has been nudging MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell to run for office – POLITICO. President Donald Trump introduced those tuning into his nightly coronavirus task force briefing on Monday to a special guest: Mike Lindell, the multimillionaire inventor and CEO of the MyPillow empire. “Boy, do you sell those pillows,” Trump said, asking him to step up to the mic […]

The coronavirus recession, explained in 9 economic charts – Vox

The coronavirus recession, explained in 9 economic charts – Vox. by Dylan Matthews · March 30, 2020 The coronavirus crisis in the United States quickly went beyond a public health emergency to become a dire economic threat. It’s not hard to see why. Coronavirus has led governments to urge residents to stay out of physical offices, work from home if […]

Relax about Biden

Relax about Biden. by Kate Riga · March 27, 2020 “We’re pretty much out — have been out since last week.” Angelo Frazetta sighed. “I must take 30 calls a day from funeral homes looking for masks, gowns, etc., etc.,” he said. “I can put them on a waiting list. I can’t even say when we’ll get anything.” Frazetta is […]

Sex filmed without consent: What should I do?

Sex filmed without consent: What should I do?. by Kate Riga · March 27, 2020 “We’re pretty much out — have been out since last week.” Angelo Frazetta sighed. “I must take 30 calls a day from funeral homes looking for masks, gowns, etc., etc.,” he said. “I can put them on a waiting list. I can’t even say when […]

Shortages, Coronavirus-Infected Bodies Shaking Funeral Industry

Shortages, Coronavirus-Infected Bodies Shaking Funeral Industry. by Kate Riga · March 27, 2020 “We’re pretty much out — have been out since last week.” Angelo Frazetta sighed. “I must take 30 calls a day from funeral homes looking for masks, gowns, etc., etc.,” he said. “I can put them on a waiting list. I can’t even say when we’ll get […]

Trump backs off quarantine of New York, surrounding area – POLITICO

Trump backs off quarantine of New York, surrounding area – POLITICO. President Donald Trump said his administration could announce a large-scale two-week quarantine of New York and the surrounding area later Saturday. “We might not have to do it but there’s a possibility that sometime today we’ll do a quarantine — short-term, two weeks for New York, probably New Jersey, […]

FDA approves a coronavirus test that can give results in 5 minutes – Vox

FDA approves a coronavirus test that can give results in 5 minutes – Vox. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a molecular test that can diagnose novel coronavirus infections within a matter of minutes. The test, created by Abbott Laboratories, is highly portable and can be used in a wide variety of settings, from hospital emergency rooms to urgent […]

These Are The Sacrifices Medical Workers Make To Fight Coronavirus | HuffPost Life

These Are The Sacrifices Medical Workers Make To Fight Coronavirus | HuffPost Life. by Julia Ries · March 28, 2020 As coronavirus cases continue to surge across the United States, health care workers have needed to stay agile and quickly adjust to our alarming new reality. In response to the growing medical equipment shortages, nurses and doctors have jerry-rigged their […]

Walmart Was Almost Charged Criminally Over Opioids. Trump Appointees Killed the Indictment. – Mother Jones

Walmart Was Almost Charged Criminally Over Opioids. Trump Appointees Killed the Indictment. – Mother Jones. This story was originally published by ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. On a Tuesday just before Halloween in 2018, a group of federal prosecutors and agents from Texas […]

Biden could reportedly soon embrace ‘key planks’ of more progressive agenda

Biden could reportedly soon embrace 'key planks' of more progressive agenda. Former Vice President Joe Biden may have emerged as the leading Democratic presidential candidate because the party’s more moderate bloc rallied around him, but now that the nomination looks likelier than ever, his campaign is making sure they don’t lose support from the progressive wing come November, Politico reports. […]

The coronavirus is breaking the internet a little.

The coronavirus is breaking the internet a little.. As people around the world have transplanted their lives onto the internet while trying to stay in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic, technology experts have been confident that the web will be able to handle all the traffic. More and more countries are now instituting lockdowns in a desperate attempt to […]

Fox Business Host Who Ranted About Coronavirus ‘Scam’ Gets Axed

Fox Business Host Who Ranted About Coronavirus ‘Scam’ Gets Axed. by Cristina Cabrera · March 28, 2020 Fox Business announced on Friday that Trish Regan, the host of the network’s “Trish Regan Primetime” program, has been let go in the aftermath of her infamous tirade claiming that the COVID-19 outbreak was part of some kind of anti-Trump scheme run by […]

Bruce Aylward Scrubbed from WHO Website After Sabotaged Interview

Bruce Aylward Scrubbed from WHO Website After Sabotaged Interview. by Jim Treacher · March 28, 2020 We’re supposed to trust the World Health Organization’s advice and counsel about COVID-19, even though WHO is the source of misinformation like this: Preliminary investigations conducted by the Chinese authorities have found no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission of the novel #coronavirus (2019-nCoV) identified […]

The next financial crisis: A collapse of the mortgage system – POLITICO

The next financial crisis: A collapse of the mortgage system – POLITICO. The mortgage finance system could collapse if the Fed doesn’t step in with emergency loans to offset a coming wave of missed payments from borrowers crippled by the coronavirus pandemic. The Federal Reserve building. | J. David Ake/AP Photo 03/27/2020 04:01 PM EDT Updated: 03/27/2020 04:52 PM EDT […]

Coronavirus: Movie, TV, and entertainment industry delays and cancellations – Vox

Coronavirus: Movie, TV, and entertainment industry delays and cancellations – Vox. The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, which was first identified in China in December, has had sweeping effects in the public health, business, and travel sectors, among others. And while the repercussions for the entertainment industry may seem to pale in comparison to the clear threat the virus poses to human […]

Joe Biden Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Senate Aide In 1993 | HuffPost

Joe Biden Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Senate Aide In 1993 | HuffPost. A former aide to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said this week that he sexually assaulted her in 1993, her most detailed account to date of his alleged inappropriate behavior. Tara Reade, who was at the time serving as an aide in Biden’s senate office, told podcast host […]

Pope Francis offers coronavirus prayer from a strikingly empty St. Peter’s Square

Pope Francis offers coronavirus prayer from a strikingly empty St. Peter's Square. In yet another surreal sight to emerge from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis on Friday delivered a blessing from a strikingly deserted St. Peter’s Square. It was a rainy Friday in Vatican City as Pope Francis delivered his Urbi et Orbi blessing amid the coronavirus crisis, which […]

The coronavirus is breaking the internet a little.

The coronavirus is breaking the internet a little.. As people around the world have transplanted their lives onto the internet while trying to stay in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic, technology experts have been confident that the web will be able to handle all the traffic. More and more countries are now instituting lockdowns in a desperate attempt to […]

What’s It Like At Liberty University Right Now? | Talking Points Memo

What’s It Like At Liberty University Right Now? | Talking Points Memo. Three Liberty University students, a young man and two women, sat eating lunch on Wednesday afternoon at a small table in the common dining area of the student union on the sprawling campus perched high above Lynchburg, Virginia. They compared notes on the suntans and burns they’d gotten […]

The Afghanistan Exodus: Why America Must Leave Kabul Behind | The National Interest

The Afghanistan Exodus: Why America Must Leave Kabul Behind | The National Interest. by Max Frost · March 26, 2020 If America withdraws from Afghanistan, will it return to the chaos of the 1990s? Those who want the United States to stay fear that it would, with warlords and Islamists vying for control, terrorist groups proliferating and hard-won gains immediately […]

The race for a coronavirus vaccine

The race for a coronavirus vaccine. Researchers are working frantically on a shot that would immunize people against Covid-19. Why does it take so long? Here’s everything you need to know: Is a vaccine close? Despite the global competition to develop a coronavirus vaccine, experts agree one won’t be available for at least 12 to 18 months. The race kicked […]

Leaders and Illness: How Winston Churchill Dodged the Influenza Pandemic; Woodrow Wilson, David Lloyd George, and Franklin D. Roosevelt Were Not So Fortunate | The National Interest

Leaders and Illness: How Winston Churchill Dodged the Influenza Pandemic; Woodrow Wilson, David Lloyd George, and Franklin D. Roosevelt Were Not So Fortunate | The National Interest. The National Interest · by John H. Maurer · April 3, 2020 Today, as the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and as the death toll steadily mounts, a look back to the […]

You Won’t Believe What Former FBI Director James Comey Looks Like Now | CNSNews

You Won’t Believe What Former FBI Director James Comey Looks Like Now | CNSNews. (CNSNews.com) – Former FBI Director James Comey sent out a tweet last Thursday that featured a “selfie” photo of himself as he practiced social distancing. “Unsure how to use twitter now,” Comey said on the tweet. “Don’t know enough to tweet about #COVID19. “Don’t want to […]

For Mike Lindell, the Battle Against COVID-19 Is No Pillow Fight

For Mike Lindell, the Battle Against COVID-19 Is No Pillow Fight. by Virginia Allen · April 4, 2020 Michael Lindell, the inventor and CEO of MyPillow, stood outside the White House on Monday as a guest during the daily coronavirus task force briefing, at which he announced that his company had begun mass production of face masks. The Chaska, Minnesota-based […]

Coronavirus Pandemic: Nations Realize Importance of Borders | National Review

Coronavirus Pandemic: Nations Realize Importance of Borders | National Review. When President Donald Trump announced a restriction on travel from Europe in a mid-March Oval Office address, European Union officials erupted in outrage. The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, issued a joint statement with the president of the European Council thundering, “The coronavirus is a global […]

Tom Cotton Says China Is Due for a ‘Reckoning’

Tom Cotton Says China Is Due for a 'Reckoning'. by Charles Fain Lehman · April 2, 2020 As his colleagues spent January engrossed by impeachment drama, Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) was growing increasingly worried by the stories coming out of Wuhan. At home over MLK Day weekend, Cotton pored over East Asian and medical news sources, growing more and […]

A quarter of small businesses say they’re on the brink of permanent closure

A quarter of small businesses say they're on the brink of permanent closure. by Nihal Krishan · April 3, 2020 One-in-four small businesses say they are less than eight weeks away from closing permanently and another 24% of small businesses have already closed temporarily amid the coronavirus pandemic economic shutdown, according to polling released Friday by the U.S. Chamber of […]

When the Virus Subsides, Get Ready to Fight the Political ‘New Normal’

When the Virus Subsides, Get Ready to Fight the Political 'New Normal'. by Mark Davis As we struggle through the long days of April, it will be a daily task to push back against those who would politically weaponize our national battle against coronavirus. Policy disagreements should always be entertained, but there will be no letup in the blame game […]

Trump slams ‘partisan’ probes after Pelosi announces coronavirus committee: ‘Here we go again’ | Fox News

Trump slams ‘partisan' probes after Pelosi announces coronavirus committee: ‘Here we go again’ | Fox News. President Trump, speaking at the White House coronavirus briefing on Thursday, unloaded on Democrats who have created a new House committee with subpoena authority to investigate the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic. “We have seen Americans unite with incredible selflessness and compassion,” Trump […]

Will Trump Betray Us after Corona? – American Thinker

Will Trump Betray Us after Corona? – American Thinker. Some people are stunned that government using computer models to predict high coronavirus deaths has many Americans willing to gift Democrats and fake news media their lifelong dream of ending the U.S. Constitution. Panic-stricken citizens want everyone non-compliant with immediate dictatorial government demands thrown into jail. Consequently, Democrats are behaving like […]

President Trump Stands Tall – American Thinker

President Trump Stands Tall – American Thinker. Amid the confusion, fear, and uncertainty surrounding the outbreak of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic in the United States, one thing is obvious: this country is astonishingly fortunate to have Donald Trump as our president. In predictably trite, small-minded fashion, the liberal media and clueless Democratic politicians have treated the pandemic as nothing more […]

We Cannot Destroy The Country For The Sake Of New York City

We Cannot Destroy The Country For The Sake Of New York City. by David Marcus · April 3, 2020 I imagine there are some people who love New York City more than I do, but I do love it. I love it with fervor of the convert. A Philadelphian by birth, for 20 years I have now walked the storied […]

FDA: No evidence COVID-19 can be transmitted by food or packaging

FDA: No evidence COVID-19 can be transmitted by food or packaging. A top FDA official Thursday sought to assure a U.S. public still wondering if COVID-19 can be transmitted by food and feeling unsettled by grocery shelves empty of their favorite foods. Frank Yiannas, Food and Drug Administration deputy commissioner of food policy and response, acknowledged during a press call […]

Feds issue large numbers of work visas as Americans lose jobs by millions – WND

Feds issue large numbers of work visas as Americans lose jobs by millions – WND. Amid record unemployment claims and predictions of a staggering 32% unemployment rate, the federal government is issuing thousands of visas to guest workers. Advertisement – story continues below Among them are 20,000 new H2B visas announced Wednesday by the Department of Homeland Security for seasonal […]

Why A Coronavirus Vaccine May Be Years Away | The National Interest

Why A Coronavirus Vaccine May Be Years Away | The National Interest. German chancellor Angela Merkel said it best: “We need to get to a doubling time of longer than ten days.” The number of hospital admissions and deaths caused by COVID-19, those doubling intervals, is more than ten days. For example, on March 26 we had one thousand deaths; […]

When It’s Over, Will We Be the Same America? | CNSNews

When It's Over, Will We Be the Same America? | CNSNews. “Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully,” said Samuel Johnson. And as it is with men, so it is with nations. Monday, Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, projected some 100,000 to 200,000 […]

‘Subservience to Beijing’: Marco Rubio Says WHO Needs to Be ‘Held to Account’

‘Subservience to Beijing’: Marco Rubio Says WHO Needs to Be ‘Held to Account’. by Peter Hasson · April 2, 2020 The leaders of the World Health Organization need to be “held to account” for their “subservience to Beijing” during the coronavirus pandemic, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said in an op-ed Wednesday. WHO, an arm of the United Nations, has provided […]

Coronavirus Gives the Illiberal Right Fever Dreams of Power – Reason.com

Coronavirus Gives the Illiberal Right Fever Dreams of Power – Reason.com. “In this time of global pandemic,” Harvard law professor and anti-liberal vanguardist Adrian Vermeule writes in the third paragraph of a much-discussed new Atlantic essay, “it has become clear that a just governing order must have ample power to cope with large-scale crises of public health and well-being—reading ‘health’ […]

Obama drops coronavirus bombshell: It’s all due to climate change! – WND

Obama drops coronavirus bombshell: It's all due to climate change! – WND. by P. David Hornik · March 31, 2020 Israel has been providing the Palestinians in both the West Bank and Gaza with crucial aid against the coronavirus—not simply out of love and charity, but because populations in such close proximity to each other have a mutual interest in […]

New York Mayor de Blasio Threatens to ‘Permanently’ Shut Churches That Persist in Holding Services | CNSNews

New York Mayor de Blasio Threatens to ‘Permanently’ Shut Churches That Persist in Holding Services | CNSNews. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) is threatening to “permanently” close the meeting places of religious organizations that persist in holding services while the city is shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic. “A small number of religious communities, specific churches, specific […]

A Bigger Government Would Have Made Our COVID-19 Crisis Worse

A Bigger Government Would Have Made Our COVID-19 Crisis Worse. by Kenny Xu · March 31, 2020 Liberal news and politics outlets are exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to lobby for their pet big-government proposals. Whether Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” proposals, laudatory essays on authoritarian China’s response to the crisis, or appeals for new federal agencies and debt-financed universal […]

Why Are the Mainstream Media Ignoring Tara Reade’s Sexual Assault Accusation Against Joe Biden? – Reason.com

Why Are the Mainstream Media Ignoring Tara Reade’s Sexual Assault Accusation Against Joe Biden? – Reason.com. On September 14, 2018, The New York Times reported the existence of an unverified sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The story cited three people who had read a letter sent by the accuser—Christine Blasey Ford—to Sen. Diane Feinstein (D–Calif.). Ford […]

Coronavirus & Medical Masks: Western World Unlikely to Adopt Long-Term | National Review

Coronavirus & Medical Masks: Western World Unlikely to Adopt Long-Term | National Review. by Michael Brendan Dougherty · March 30, 2020 People wear protective face masks in London, England, March 2, 2020. (Henry Nicholls/Reuters) Even after COVID-19, there are cultural differences between East and West that will prevent medical masks from becoming a long-term feature of life in the Western […]

Harvard Agrees to Pay Dining Hall Workers After Free Beacon Report

Harvard Agrees to Pay Dining Hall Workers After Free Beacon Report. by Alana Goodman · March 30, 2020 Facing pressure and protests from employment rights advocates on and off campus, Harvard University on Friday agreed to pay its contract dining hall employees and other workers through the end of the semester. Student groups launched a call-in campaign last Friday aimed […]

New coronavirus tests and drugs offer glimmer of hope

New coronavirus tests and drugs offer glimmer of hope. by Cassidy Morrison · March 31, 2020 Rapid advances in healthcare technology and drug development promise to limit the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Pharmaceutical companies announced big breakthroughs for developing vaccines and anti-viral drugs in recent days, and manufacturers are creating sterilization machines to extend the lifespan of respirator […]

Atlas Is Shrugging

Atlas Is Shrugging. by Stephen Moore “Government help to business is just as disastrous as government persecution. … The only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.” — Ayn Rand Congress has just approved an economically bloated $2.2 trillion spending relief bill, an amount more substantial than the GDP of all […]