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July 11, 2020

7 prisoners with coronavirus died at San Quentin and hundreds more are dying in US jails and prisons
Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing mounting pressure to release inmates as corrections officials scramble to contain outbreaks of coronavirus at state prisons. ... More >>

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against long-term care facility over staffer's Covid-19 death
The family of a woman who worked at a Pennsylvania long-term care center filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the facility, her employer and others alleging misconduct led to the spread of coronavirus and ultimately, the employee's death. ... More >>

As fewer kids played football, hospitals saw a big drop in ER visits
The rate of kids sports and recreation-related emergency room visits for traumatic brain injuries declined 32% from 2012 to 2018, after more than a decade of increasing rates, a new study finds. ... More >>

Trump now in open dispute with health officials as virus rages
Five months into a still-raging pandemic that has killed more than 130,000 Americans, the long-simmering tensions between President Donald Trump and the health experts who staff his government have escalated from private griping to shrugging disagreement to now open dispute. ... More >>

The last 4 months have brought an unprecedented crackdown on legal US immigration
As the coronavirus spreads around the world, the Trump administration has steadily choked off most avenues for legal immigration to the United States -- effectively shutting down the system that brings in hundreds of thousands of immigrants annually. ... More >>

Analysis: Has John Roberts been watching 'Hamilton'?
The Supreme Court said President Donald Trump isn't above the law in a decision released Thursday. Read the whole story here. ... More >>

Prospect of chaos in November grows as coronavirus cases rise
The rickety, decentralized election system that has been a hallmark of American life is facing its most significant test yet under the combined pressure of a worsening coronavirus pandemic and President Donald Trump's determination to undermine faith in the voting system. ... More >>

CNN Facts First database: Hold them accountable
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Ford pressured to stop selling police cars, but it won't get out of the business
Ford CEO Jim Hackett rejected employees' calls to get out of the police car business, saying the automaker can support the Black Lives Matter movement while selling the majority of America's police cars. ... More >>

Amazon, Apple and Microsoft race to $2 trillion
Two trillion dollars is a lotta money -- government stimulus and budget deficit kind of money. But three American tech companies each could soon be valued at that 13-digit amount. ... More >>

Americans are rapidly shrinking their credit card debt
Americans' credit card debt is shrinking rapidly during the coronavirus recession. That's a sharp contrast with the last two economic downturns. ... More >>

Walmart is giving Amazon Prime a serious run for its money
Walmart is reportedly close to launching its own membership program that closely resembles Amazon Prime. ... More >>

12-year-old girl donates more than 1,300 books to little libraries
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9-year-old boy donates toys for his birthday
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Columbus statue beheading suspect identified
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COVID-19 case shuts down iconic restaurant
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Funeral services for Charlie Daniels today
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Pastors team up to work toward racial equity
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Man dies, family says he refused to wear mask
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Car collection wrecked in barn fire
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2 workers rescued after scaffolding malfunction
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Free flashlight filters help protect sea turtles
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Bartender gets $3,000 tip from kind stranger during coronavirus crisis
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Teens share meaning of signs with black hearts
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Wife gives birth 7 months after husband killed
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Man wakes up from coma to find out wife died
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Summer campers wear face masks, social distance
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Bomb squad responds to airport after threat
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Man intentionally swerved to hit motorcyclist
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