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Fact check: Biden lambasts the President on coronavirus response

Hours after the June jobs report — which announced an increase of 4.8 million jobs — was released Thursday morning, former Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech lambasting President Donald Trump over his response to the coronavirus. Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge Trump in November, attacked the President for not mentioning the…MORE

A vintage clothing store isn’t arguing with customers about wearing masks

A vintage clothing store isn’t arguing with customers about wearing masks

Antique Sugar co-owner Sarah Bingham is tired of arguing with customers who don’t want to put on a mask before coming into the vintage clothing shop in Phoenix, Arizona. The store was closed for 2½ months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Bingham said they put up a polite sign when the store reopened on June…MORE

2 Oklahoma officers are charged with second-degree murder in man’s 2019 death

2 Oklahoma officers are charged with second-degree murder in man’s 2019 death

Two Oklahoma police officers were charged with second-degree murder this week in the Taser death of a 28-year-old man last year, authorities report. The charges follow a season of protests against police brutality and systemic racism after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Jared Lakey, 28, died on July 6, 2019, after being tased…MORE

Air France to cut more than 7,500 jobs

Air France to cut more than 7,500 jobs

Air France plans to shed 7,580 jobs, or 17.5% of its current workforce, over the next few years, the company said on Friday. The airline expects more than 3,500 “natural departures” — through attrition — that will help compensate for the job cuts. Air France will cut 6,560 jobs by the end of 2022. Its…MORE

MLB cancels its 2020 All-Star Game

MLB cancels its 2020 All-Star Game

As the MLB season gears up for a late start this month, one thing will be missing: its annual All-Star Game. Major League Baseball made the announcement Friday, writing that — with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — the annual game between the American League and the National League wouldn’t be possible this year. The Los…MORE

Nope, every dog year isn’t equal to 7 human years, researchers now say

Nope, every dog year isn’t equal to 7 human years, researchers now say

How do you compare a dog’s age to that of a person? A popular method says you should multiply the dog’s age by 7 to compute how old Fido is in “human years.” But new research published Thursday in the Cell Systems journal debunks that method. And that’s because the scientists behind a new study…MORE

Think of my babies in the NICU, and wear the mask

Think of my babies in the NICU, and wear the mask

My twin boys were supposed to be born in June, but they had other plans. I went into early labor in March, just as the coronavirus was sweeping into my hometown of Atlanta. Suddenly there was an emergency C-section and my husband Walt and I were parents, blessed with Wyatt and Cameron. But they’re in…MORE

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