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A second Houston firefighter has died of coronavirus

A second Houston firefighter has died of coronavirus

Another Houston firefighter has died due to complications from Covid-19. The Houston Fire Department announced on Monday that Gerado “Jerry” Pacheco, a firefighter paramedic, passed away after battling the virus. He was 50. “The Houston Fire Department is saddened to report Firefighter Paramedic Gerado ‘Jerry’ Pacheco, 50, died this morning, August 3, 2020, after battling…MORE

Nevada approves plan to mail ballots to all registered voters

Nevada approves plan to mail ballots to all registered voters

The state of Nevada has approved a plan to send absentee ballots to all active voters this November, a major expansion of mail-in voting in the battleground state. Over the weekend, the Democratic-controlled Nevada state legislature passed a sweeping election bill along party lines. Gov. Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, signed the legislation Monday afternoon. That…MORE

Eaten water beetles stay alive by escaping through the predator’s anus

Eaten water beetles stay alive by escaping through the predator’s anus

Because of their small size, water beetles might have been kicked around since they were born — but thanks to abnormal survival strategies, they’re “stayin’ alive” after predators eat them. Meet the aquatic beetle Regimbartia attenuata, which can survive a journey through a dark-spotted frog’s gut and exit alive through its feces, according to a…MORE

Trump criticizes Birx for the first time after she issues coronavirus warnings

Trump criticizes Birx for the first time after she issues coronavirus warnings

President Donald Trump criticized Dr. Deborah Birx in a Monday tweet after she warned the pandemic is “extraordinarily widespread” in the US. While Trump and other top White House officials have publicly attacked Dr. Anthony Fauci, the tweet marked the first time Birx, the coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, publicly drew Trump’s…MORE

Trump’s campaign returns to TV airwaves with ads attacking Joe Biden

Trump’s campaign returns to TV airwaves with ads attacking Joe Biden

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is back on television with a new pair of ads attacking presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, following a temporary suspension of ad spending late last week. The new ad blitz comes after new campaign manager Bill Stepien canceled all of the campaign’s ad buys last week to assess where…MORE

Trump continues to lose ground in 2020 election as nation grapples with coronavirus

Trump continues to lose ground in 2020 election as nation grapples with coronavirus

The national political landscape has clearly and significantly shifted in Joe Biden’s favor since he emerged as the Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee back in March just as the public health emergency was taking hold. Given the continuing widespread coronavirus pandemic, the persistent economic devastation millions of Americans are experiencing in its wake and President Donald…MORE

NY prosecutors say Trump investigation extends beyond hush money payments

NY prosecutors say Trump investigation extends beyond hush money payments

Manhattan prosecutors on Monday asked a federal judge to dismiss President Donald Trump’s lawsuit challenging a subpoena for his financial records, emphasizing that their investigation extends beyond hush-money payments and pointing to public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct” at the Trump Organization. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance’s lawyers have previously said the probe…MORE

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