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Delayed use of Defense Production Act leads to ongoing shortages of protective gear

Delayed use of Defense Production Act leads to ongoing shortages of protective gear

Nearly four months after invoking a 1950s-era law in order to compel businesses to manufacture equipment for the fight against the coronavirus, the Trump administration has made only sparing use of its authorities, leaving front-line workers in dire need of supplies like masks, gowns and gloves amid the recent surge in cases. The Department of…MORE

Roger Stone denies he protected Trump to secure commutation of sentence

Roger Stone denies he protected Trump to secure commutation of sentence

Longtime President Donald Trump friend and political adviser Roger Stone said Monday evening that he had not protected the President in exchange for a commutation, in his first TV interview since Trump commuted his prison sentence last week. “People said, ‘You see, Stone had the goods on Trump and he traded his silence for a…MORE

Two NBA players are in quarantine after breaking the league’s campus bubble

Two NBA players are in quarantine after breaking the league’s campus bubble

Two NBA players are under quarantine after accidentally leaving the league’s Orlando, Florida, campus, just weeks before the league will resume play. Richaun Holmes of the Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets player Bruno Caboclo each violated the protocols of the NBA’s “bubble,” according to statements obtained by CNN. The 2019-2020 NBA season will resume July…MORE

Here’s what the CDC recommends schools do as they reopen

Here’s what the CDC recommends schools do as they reopen

In his push to get schools to reopen, President Donald Trump has complained that guidelines offered by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to safely reopen amid the Covid-19 pandemic are “very tough” and “expensive.” If you’re one of the many parents and educators around the country agonizing over the upcoming start of…MORE

Smugglers busted carrying 145 pounds of meth on an ultralight aircraft

Smugglers busted carrying 145 pounds of meth on an ultralight aircraft

Drug smugglers are getting pretty creative, but it’s not every day that they try to do it in an ultralight aircraft. US Customs and Border Protection seized 145.5 pounds of methamphetamine from an ultralight aircraft near the US-Mexico border Saturday, CBP announced in a news release Monday. The makeshift aircraft was flying in low altitude…MORE

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