BethAnn McLaughlin, who has previously come under fire for harassing people in her group MeTooSTEM, faked an online persona: a woman of color who she said died of COVID-19.
The storm affected the Caribbean and much of the US East Coast.
First GEDmatch, the DNA database that helped identify the Golden State Killer, was hacked. Then email addresses from its users were used in a phishing attack on another leading genealogy site.
“We just reopened too fast and these are the consequences of it,” an emergency room doctor in Houston said.
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After a decadelong battle, I won a libel suit filed by a Canadian company that has turned an untold number of pregnant women’s lives upside down.
Coronavirus cases have been spiking since mid-June, particularly among younger Americans in the South and West. The big worry is that they will pass the virus onto older, more vulnerable people.
Even though hundreds of thousands of protesters and police crowded onto the streets, overall social distancing actually strengthened in big cities with major protests.
The aircraft is normally used to provide surveillance for big federal drug and gang busts — but flew over the Black Lives Matter protests in DC earlier this month, as well as over Baltimore during the protests following Freddie Gray's death.
Scientists say that the paper by Nobel Prize winner Mario Molina is based on false statements and flawed statistical analysis.
“Healthcare providers and hospitals in Arizona are issuing dire warnings,” one state representative said. “I sure hope Governor Ducey is listening.”
“It’s like the guy went crazy with Photoshop,” said one expert in scientific image manipulation.
As protests against police brutality ramped up across the nation, aircraft operated by law enforcement and the National Guard were flying overhead.
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While some states and counties are slowly recovering from the ravages of COVID-19, others face a growing number of new cases.
Choosing whether to embrace green policies to lead the economic recovery will be a make-or-break moment for the climate crisis, experts say.
The Wuhan Institute of Virology previously conducted controversial experiments to test what could make coronaviruses more dangerous to humans, but scientists have ruled out that SARS-CoV-2 is a product of genetic engineering.
The White House’s plan for states to reopen their economies sidesteps the desperate need for greater testing, public health experts say.
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The coronavirus outbreak has prompted an unprecedented surge in gun sales, exceeding a previous record set after the Sandy Hook mass shooting.