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Inmates sue for soap and paper towels as coronavirus spreads in jails

Prisoners are running out of soap and cleaning solution, then wiping their hands on their uniforms because paper towels aren’t available. Detainees are using the same towels they use to clean jail cells to bathe and dry their hands. And there’s no hand sanitizer allowed for prisoners. That’s the grim situation described in a lawsuit…MORE

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

A growing number of actors, musicians, comedians and others in entertainment are opening up about their personal experiences after a COVID-19 diagnosis, citing their desire to encourage people to heed social distancing guidelines. Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were among the first to take to social media to talk about their diagnosis and…MORE

Wisconsin is moving forward with April 7 primary despite coronavirus concerns

Wisconsin is moving forward with April 7 primary despite coronavirus concerns

Wisconsin is moving forward with plans to hold its primary election next Tuesday, creating a chaotic scenario that’s left state and local election officials scrambling to hold a primary in the middle of a pandemic. Wisconsin elections officials are trying to keep up as absentee ballots surge, poll workers drop out and supplies are in…MORE

US launches new effort to oust Venezuela’s Maduro

US launches new effort to oust Venezuela’s Maduro

The Trump administration launched its latest effort to oust embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday, leveraging the coronavirus pandemic to apply additional pressure. “The United States has long been committed to finding a solution to the man-made crisis in Venezuela,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement. “The urgency for this has…MORE

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