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    Taxpayers Paid Over $75K So Trump Jr. Could Kill a Rare Sheep

    Taxpayers Paid Over $75K So Trump Jr. Could Kill a Rare Sheep

    Donald Trump Jr.’s hunting expedition to Mongolia last summer, where he had the distinction of killing a rare breed of sheep, cost taxpayers at least $76,859.36, according to documents unearthed by a watchdog group. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, or CREW, originally received Secret Service documents in March that showed that Secret Service […]

    ‘Another Blow to the Black Community’: Trump Waives Environmental Law That Gives Public a Voice in Infrastructure Projects

    ‘Another Blow to the Black Community’: Trump Waives Environmental Law That Gives Public a Voice in Infrastructure Projects

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday mandating federal agencies bypass key environmental reviews of energy and infrastructure projects. Trump said the rule was designed to stimulate the economy in response to the coronavirus pandemic, but critics say the move will disproportionately impact communities of color amidst ongoing national protests following the police murders […]

    Summer Heat Won’t Kill the Coronavirus, New Study Says

    Summer Heat Won’t Kill the Coronavirus, New Study Says

    Researchers have found that warm temperatures in the U.S. this summer are unlikely to stop the coronavirus that causes the infectious disease COVID-19, according to a new study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Disease. The findings of the scientists refute President Trump’s claim in March that “when it gets a little warmer [the virus] […]

    Global Coronavirus Cases Top 6 Million as Lockdown Measures Ease

    Global Coronavirus Cases Top 6 Million as Lockdown Measures Ease

    The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases passed six million Sunday, even as many countries begin to emerge from strict lockdowns. As of Monday morning, the total global tally of cases was at 6,172,448, with 372,136 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. still leads the world for both caseloads and deaths, with nearly […]

    U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Pass 100,000

    U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Pass 100,000

    The U.S. death toll from the new coronavirus surpassed 100,000 Wednesday, even as all 50 states begin to reopen. The U.S., with less than five percent of the world’s population, accounts for nearly a third of its coronavirus deaths, according to NPR. It has by far the highest death toll of any country in the […]

    Corporations Don’t Have to Pay Pollution Fines During COVID-19

    Corporations Don’t Have to Pay Pollution Fines During COVID-19

    Corporations that flouted environmental regulations and spewed pollutants into the air and dumped them into waterways will not be required to pay the fines they agreed to during the pandemic, according to The Guardian. The forbearance of payments totals million from ten corporations for a variety of violations across the country, including polluting air and […]