Transfers Eyed To Stem COVID-19 In Nursing Homes

As the number of deaths in long-term care facilities continues to steadily increase, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday the state will mandate that nursing homes transfer residents with COVID-19 if the homes cannot properly isolate or care for them. …

South Korea Records Spike In New Coronavirus Cases After Nightclub Outbreak

South Korea reported 34 new coronavirus infections Sunday, its highest daily tally in about a month, following an outbreak tied to several nightclubs and bars. Korean health officials said that 24 of the new cases originate from Seoul’s Itaewon neighborhood. Authorities had recently identified a 29-year-old man who tested positive for…

Why A Historic Wave Of Latino Prosperity Is Under Threat Now

It was just a few months ago when things were looking up for Latinos. Wages were rising and unemployment had hit a record low . As the U.S. economy marked its longest expansion on record, Latino families marked better times with milestone purchases. They bought more homes than any ethnic group,…

Boris Johnson Outlines Plan To Ease Coronavirus Restrictions In U.K.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined plans Sunday for a phased reopening of Britain’s economy, citing decreasing coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths, and asked anyone who cannot perform their jobs from home, such as construction and factory workers, to return to work. “There are millions of people who are both fearful of this…

Unemployment Numbers ‘Will Get Worse Before They Get Better’ Mnuchin Says

The worst of the nation’s historic job losses are yet to come, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who told Fox News Sunday that “the reported numbers are probably going to get worse before they get better.” Mnuchin’s comments followed Friday’s report from the Labor Department showing the U.S. lost a…

Federal Judge Says He Will Rule Against Florida In Voting Rights Case

A much-watched voting rights case in Florida came to a close on Wednesday with the federal judge explicitly stating that he would rule against the state of Florida. The dramatic ending to the trial came after seven days of testimony from elected officials, state employees, plaintiffs and voting rights advocates. …