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Apr 30 2022
A series of May primaries represent the biggest test yet of Donald Trump’s post-presidential influence on the Republican electorate, with the outcomes carrying implications for his potential third White House campaign and control of Congress.
The fate of several of Mr. Trump’s highest-profile endorsements will be determined during a month that features a dozen primaries from coast toWall Street Journal (News)
Feb 16 2022
Threats force Ottawa cafe owner to close business after name appears in hacked list of Freedom Convoy donors
Tammy Giuliani, owner of Stella Luna Gelato Café in Ottawa, Canada, was forced to shut down her business after an onslaught of threats was made because of her donation to the Ottawa trucker convoy protesting against coronavirus restrictions.
Giuliani donated $250 to the Freedom Convoy via fundraising platform GiveSendGo. After the site suffered a data breach, Giuliani's contribution wasFox News (Online News)
Mar 03 2022
Intercepted ballots, forged signatures and questionably high voting rates plagued Wisconsin’s nursing homes and other long-term care facilities during the 2020 presidential election, a state-appointed investigator said.
In light of the findings, the investigator said, the ballots from those facilities should be audited.
The special counsel’s report was issued Tuesday after anWashington Times
Nov 17 2021
Drug overdose deaths surpassed 100,000 in the United States between April 2020 and April 2021, a record high, per the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).
The estimated 100,306 deaths during that window represented a 29 percent increase from the estimated 78,056 overdose deaths during the same period last year, according to the latest CDC data.
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Jan 12 2022
Despite a second straight year of rising homicides in 2021, last year’s violent crime data show some reasons for hope.
First, even though the homicide rate rose again, it slowed down. During the first three quarters of 2020, there was a 30% year-on increase in the homicide rate, according to research from the Council on Criminal Justice. In the same period last year, it rose only 4%.Christian Science Monitor
Jun 23 2021
Some 48 million Americans will travel on July 4 — but they’ll pay through the nose for rental cars and gas
Some 48 million Americans are hopping on trains, planes and automobiles over the July 4 weekend. Most, it seems, will be traveling by road.
That’s a nearly 40% jump from last year when 34 million Americans visited family on the federal holiday during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, many against the advice of health professionals, according to data from AAA.
Jan 11 2022
Not long ago, the idea of another American Civil War seemed outlandish.
These days, the notion has not only gone mainstream, it seems to suddenly be everywhere.
Business Insider published a poll in October 2020 saying a majority of Americans believed the U.S. was already in the midst of a "cold" civil war. Then last fall, the University of Virginia Center for Politics released aNPR (Online News)
Sep 05 2021
Alabama schools reported 13,000 coronavirus cases in a two-week period on Friday, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Alabama State Department of Education.
The data shows a total of 9,195 cases were recorded this week in schools across the state, and 4,337 cases reported in the previous week.
The number could be higher, because only 84 of theThe Hill
Mar 15 2022
China reported thousands of new local Covid-19 cases Sunday as the Omicron variant drove the worst outbreak in the country since Wuhan in early 2020, according to the National Health Commission (NHC).
Health officials said 2,125 cases were reported across 58 cities in 19 of 31 mainland provinces, marking the fourth consecutive day China reported more than 1,000 daily local cases. MoreCNN (Online News)
May 10 2021
Flu cases were at an all-time low during the 2020-2021 season. What experts say to expect in next season's vaccine.
A year full of social distancing, mask wearing, hand washing and staying at home to prevent coronavirus spread rendered the 2020-2021 influenza season practically non-existent.
Public health and clinical laboratories reported 2,038 flu cases during the season from Sept. 27, 2020 to April 24, 2021, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Meanwhile, the agencyUSA TODAY