California records the most coronavirus deaths in a single day: report California on Tuesday recorded more COVID-19 deaths than any other day during the pandemic, according to a report. At least 219 died from the virus on Tuesday, which eclipsed the previous single-day death toll of 214, recorded on July 31, according to data compiled by The Los Angeles Times. "The latest figure may be a harbinger of higher death tolls," the paper reported. "Until this past week, California had topped 200 daily coronavirus-related deaths only four times.
'Astonishingly risky': COVID-19 cases at colleges are fueling the nation's hottest outbreaks luck Communal living spaces and a younger population may be a contributing factor to new surges in COVID-19 cases on college campuses. USA TODAY About three weeks ago, the University of Mississippi started its fall semester, bringing students from around the country back to Lafayette County. The university had hoped its mix of in-person and online classes and mask-wearing guidelines, among other measures, would be enough to prevent an outbreak. On paper, the college appears to be doing well. According to recent numbers, the University of Mississippi has recorded about 430 confirmed cases since Aug. 24, the first day of classes in Oxford, and still has plenty of housing for those who have been infected or exposed to the virus.
Review: NHL 21 scores with Be A Pro, but could still be better Playing NHL 21 makes me feel old. I say that as someone who used to religiously buy sports games starting way back in the NES days so my brother and I can play them to death, at least until the next new shiny sports title comes along. By the time the rivalry between EA Sports and Visual Concepts came about, there were times when we would actually buy their competing games during the same year. That’s how much we both enjoyed playing sports games. Somewhere along the way, though, we just stopped.
Fort Walton Beach Vacation Home Rentals Fort Walton Beach Property ManagementAbout UsVacation GuideContact Us Hours Mon - Fri: 9AM - 5:30PM Sat, Sun: 8AM - 3PM Emergency: 24x7 Fort Walton Beach Vacation Property Management Services in Florida Facebook shuts down pro-Trump 'Stop the Steal' group over 'worrying calls for violence' Falsely declaring victory while votes are still being counted, President Donald Trump threatened to ask the Supreme Court to halt the counting of legally cast absentee ballots, which he described as a "fraud." USA TODAY Facebook shut down a fast-growing pro-Trump “Stop the Steal” group calling for "boots on the ground to protect the integrity of the vote” over “worrying calls for violence.” The Facebook group, which attracted more than 350,000 members and nearly 7,000 posts in two days, was being used to organize protests with the rallying cry that Democratic challenger Joe Biden was trying to steal the election.
Biden pledges '100m shots in 100 days' as he introduces health team Joe Biden vowed on Tuesday to ensure 100m coronavirus vaccinations would be administered to Americans during his first 100 days in the White House – as Donald Trump held a parallel event where he ignored the deepening public health crisis, instead repeating his false claims that he, not Biden, won the November election. The Democratic president-elect on Tuesday introduced his new leadership team covering healthcare and laid out an aggressive plan to defeat the coronavirus pandemic that contrasted sharply with the Trump administration’s efforts. Speaking at an event in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, Biden formally introduced the team of scientists and doctors he assembled to guide the nation through what they hope will be the final stage of a public health crisis that has killed nearly 284,000 American lives and is one of the worst crises ever to hit the US. Echoing Fauci, Biden and his nominees were clear-eyed about the challenges that lay ahead.
Trump accuses North Carolina of using coronavirus restrictions to hurt his re-election chances President Trump suggested that voters in North Carolina should test the state's election system by voting once by mail, then a second time in person. USA TODAY WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – President Donald Trump kicked off a campaign rally on Tuesday in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to accuse the state's governor of using coronavirus restrictions to hurt his re-election chances in November. "Your state should be open," Trump said to a crowd of hundreds that erupted in cheers at the Smith Reynolds Airport. The president, still stung from the loss of the GOP convention that was due to take place in Charlotte last month but was moved to a nearly all-virtual event over COVID-19, said North Carolina and other key battleground states such as Michigan were keeping their states shut for "political reasons." "On Nov. 4th, every one of those states will be open.
Coronavirus updates: El Paso, Texas, to go on 2-week shutdown; New York tops 500K cases; Wisconsin runs low on ICU beds; 227K US deaths Months into the COVID-19 pandemic states are setting records for the most new cases and deaths in a week since the pandemic began. USA TODAY While the resurgence of the coronavirus had been tough on the economy, there was a bit of good news Thursday — the economy grew more than 33% in the third quarter as it bounced back from shutdowns spawned by the pandemic. The reversal, however, came amid warnings that rising COVID-19 infections around the country could again slow the economy in the fourth quarter. The situation could worsen because of the lack of a stimulus deal from Congress. Daily U.S. coronavirus hospitalizations surpassed 45,000 for the first time since mid-August this week as the autumn pandemic surge continues unabated.
Washington state wildfire kills boy, 1, leaves parents severely burned While trying to evacuate from a wildfire raging in north-central Washington, a 1-year-old boy died and his parents were severely burned this week, the Okanogan County sheriff said Wednesday. The family was reported missing Tuesday from Okanogan, Wash., a small town northwest of Spokane, and their wrecked and burned truck was found in the area that day without them inside. Rescuers found the family along the banks of the Columbia River on Wednesday morning. Jacob Hyland, 31, and Jamie Hyland, 26, were flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment of third-degree burns and were listed in critical condition. An American flag waves in the the wind next to a pile of burning railroad ties in the wake of the Cold Springs Canyon Pearl Hill Fire, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Okanogan, Wash. (Associated Press)
Protests Draw Thousands Over State Stay-At-Home Orders During Coronavirus Pandemic Thousands of cars jammed streets surrounding Michigan's state capitol in protest of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home order. USA TODAY Jacksonville Vacation Home Rentals Jacksonville Property ManagementAbout UsVacation GuideContact Us Hours Mon - Fri: 9AM - 5:30PM Sat, Sun: 8AM - 3PM Vacation Property Management Services in Greater Jacksonville Apple event on Sept. 15: Don't look for new iPhones just yet, analysts say Rumors initially suggested this event would focus on the iPhone 12 lineup, but now it appears that this event might unveil a new Apple Watch and iPad. Video Elephant Apple has traditionally introduced new products the week after Labor Day, and 2020 is no exception. The company announced Tuesday that its next introduction event, for Tuesday, Sept. 15. But there are two huge differences this year. For starters, the event will be virtual.
Amazon expected to be biggest winner for Thursdays earnings On Thursday, the four biggest tech companies announce their earnings and tell you a lot about where we are as consumers. For instance, in the last earnings, Amazon and Apple stunned investors by revealing that when the pandemic started, Amazon replaced the neighborhood retail store for many people, as more products than ever were purchased during the crucial March 30 to June 30 time period, when COVID first hit. And as many people were sent home to work and learn, Apple sold more iPhones, iPads and Macintosh computers as essential work tools. Both companies set sales records, while Google and Facebook saw advertising dip, as coronavirus hit retailers in the pocketbook. So what now for Apple, Amazon, Google parent company Alphabet and Facebook?
WNBA players react to Breonna Taylor settlement The league, which began its playoffs on Tuesday, dedicated the 2020 season to Taylor and the Say Her Name movement, which raises awareness for Black female victims of police violence. All season, in Bradenton, Florida, WNBA players have worn warmup shirts with the words "Black Lives Matter" displayed on the front and "Say Her Name" on the back, along with Taylor's name on their jerseys. Earlier on Tuesday, it was announced that the city of Louisville had agreed to pay $12 million to the family of Taylor and institute sweeping police reforms in a settlement of the family's wrongful death lawsuit. "That's it?" Angel McCoughtry of the Las Vegas Aces, who spearheaded the WNBA's campaign, said to reporters when she was told of the news. She later went on to say, "You know, yeah, they deserve millions, but first of all, that's not a lot of millions.