Coronavirus updates: 'Witch City' announces stricter Halloween guidelines; San Quentin ordered to cut prison population; Spain tops 1M cases Gun sales are up nationwide during the coronavirus pandemic and women are looking for firearm protection. Video Elephant One of the world's most notorious prisons has been ordered to cut its population by half due to a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 28 inmates and resulted in more than 2,200 infections.
Biden: Trump has 'no conception' of national security In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, the former vice president said Trump's comments to Woodward -- made in a series of 18 interviews for the journalist's upcoming book "Rage" -- were "not a surprise." "You wonder why people in the intelligence community wondered from the very beginning whether you could share data with him, 'cause they don't trust him. They don't trust what he'll say or do," Biden said. "He seems to have no conception of what constitutes national security, no conception of anything other than, what can he do to promote himself?" Senate at odds over makeup of coronavirus stimulus package; Utah rep hospitalized - updates Coronavirus cases have showed up in Congress, and with more and more lawmakers choosing to quarantine, why can't the legislature move to remote votes? USA TODAY Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate would vote again Monday morning to take up a stalled economic stimulus bill that Democrats blocked earlier Sunday evening, which critics said was too generous to big corporations and too stingy for working families. The next Senate vote, a procedural roll call to take up the bill, will take place at 9:45 Monday morning, unless there’s a breakthrough before then, McConnell said.
Coronavirus lockdown: Would you report people who break the rules? Image copyright Getty Images Much of the world is in some form of a coronavirus lockdown. So if you saw someone breaking the rules, would you report them? How to wash your phone, disinfecting it during coronavirus pandemic Here are tips to keep your phone from overheating. USA TODAY Every time I get home, I plunk down my bag and beeline straight for the sink where I wash my hands with antibacterial soap and water as hot as I can stand it for at least two rounds of “Happy Birthday to Me.” Then I go on a hunt for the smartphone I left somewhere in the bottom of my black-hole of a purse, check it for anything urgent from the last few minutes of life without it in my hand, and then — and only then — go about my day.
The best stock in the S&P 500 is 105-years old Carrier is up a stunning 143% on the year, easily making it the top stock in the S&P 500, according to a tally by Refinitiv. The next-closest company, red-hot chipmaker Nvidia(NVDA), is well behind with a 119% gain. The blockbuster returns for Carrier, a leading manufacturer of heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC) systems, are linked to the pandemic. Americans stuck working from home have rushed to upgrade their aging HVAC systems, especially during the sizzling summer months. And schools, office buildings and malls hoping to lure nervous Americans out of their homes are doing the same. At-home coronavirus tests now available, companies say As coronavirus testing in the U.S. continues to lag behind that in other highly affected countries such as South Korea, several domestic startups are reportedly launching the first at-home tests. The products have been greenlit by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration under new expedited guidelines to help combat the virus, according to Stat, a health care industry news outlet.
Coronavirus: New Zealand claims no community cases as lockdown eases Media playback is unsupported on your device New Zealand says it has stopped community transmission of Covid-19, effectively eliminating the virus. With new cases in single figures for several days - one on Sunday - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the virus was "currently" eliminated. But officials have warned against complacency, saying it does not mean a total end to new coronavirus cases. The news comes hours before New Zealand is set to move out of its toughest level of social restrictions. From Tuesday, some non-essential business, healthcare and education activity will be able to resume. 'This is our year': Dodgers defeat Rays in Game 6 to win first World Series title since 1988 SportsPulse: The Los Angeles Dodgers are 2020 World Series champions. USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale reflects on the Dodgers finishing off the Rays to win the World Series for the first time since 1988. USA TODAY ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Los Angeles Dodgers were the best team in baseball all season, and Tuesday night, walked away with the ultimate prize, holding the World Series championship trophy for the first time in 32 years. Dodgers’ fans, who took over Globe Life Field, danced in the aisles, and screamed into the night, celebrating as if Orel Hershiser was back on the mound and Kirk Gibson was at the plate. The Dodgers, defeating the Rays, 3-1 to win the World Series in six games, finally have their own heroes and piece of history to celebrate.
AT&T thinks you might watch ads in exchange for a cheaper phone plan "I believe there's a segment of our customer base where given a choice, they would take some load of advertising for a $5 or $10 reduction in their mobile bill," Stankey told Reuters. AT&T confirmed those comments to CNN Business. (The phone carrier owns CNN's parent company, WarnerMedia.) The new plan could come as early as "in a year or two," he told Reuters. New Jersey woman who tested positive for coronavirus remains 'at large' after giving hospital false name, address An unidentified young woman in Newark, which is New Jersey’s largest city population-wise, and sits about 10.6 miles outside Manhattan, is posing a “public health risk” and remains “at large” in the community after testing positive for the coronavirus, the mayor said Tuesday. In a video press conference, Mayor Ras Baraka, a Democrat, said the unidentified woman arrived at East Orange General Hospital on Saturday, underwent a COVID-19 test, provided a false name and address and left. The test result later came back positive, and city health officials arrived to the address provided to notify her that she needed to come in for treatment. That’s when officials realized the woman at the hospital had lied about her identity and residence. “This person is a public health risk to herself and the entire community,” Baraka said.