New Jersey judge who told rape victim she should've 'closed her legs' during abuse gets banned from courts
New Jersey judge who told rape victim she should've 'closed her legs' during abuse gets banned from courts

John Russo Jr was removed from judicial office in a unanimous decision issued by the state Supreme Court

New Covid-19 cases in New York are from those leaving home to shop, exercise or socialize, says Gov Cuomo
New Covid-19 cases in New York are from those leaving home to shop, exercise or socialize, says Gov Cuomo

The infection rate among essential workers is lower than the general population and the new cases are coming predominantly from people who are not working and are at home, Cuomo said

Native Americans battle coronavirus as poor healthcare and exclusion from public health data make matters worse
Native Americans battle coronavirus as poor healthcare and exclusion from public health data make matters worse

More than 5, 200 cases have been confirmed across Indian Country in communities spanning Arizona and Minnesota. The rate of infections in the Navajo Nation is reportedly 18 cases per 1,000 people

Dr Praeger’s CEO left kids at drug-strewn home to go out partying during lockdown, claims estranged wife
Dr Praeger’s CEO left kids at drug-strewn home to go out partying during lockdown, claims estranged wife

Larry Praeger had been staying with his kids and a nanny when he left the house saying he had to take a phone call and didn't return for seven hours

Over 80% NYPD social-distancing crackdown arrests are black or Hispanic, but Mayor De Blasio backs cops
Over 80% NYPD social-distancing crackdown arrests are black or Hispanic, but Mayor De Blasio backs cops

The fact that such a high number of people from the minority communities have been summoned or arrested in a blue state has disappointed many

Trump says media treats him 'worse than Lincoln', defends 'bullying' reporters at Covid-19 press conferences
Trump says media treats him 'worse than Lincoln', defends 'bullying' reporters at Covid-19 press conferences

The president's remarks came in response to a question submitted by Carolyn Perkins, a retired nurse who urged him to avoid the use of 'descriptive words that can be classified as bullying'

New Jersey professor stands her ground, says she has tenure after backlash for ‘F**k Trump supporters’ tweet
New Jersey professor stands her ground, says she has tenure after backlash for ‘F**k Trump supporters’ tweet

Although Rutgers professor Brittney Cooper deleted her tweet, she stood firm that Trump supporters pushing to open the economy are responsible for the disproportionate amount of Black COVID-19 deaths

Trump once again claims Ivanka created 15M jobs as she returns to his golf course after self-isolation
Trump once again claims Ivanka created 15M jobs as she returns to his golf course after self-isolation

The president and her daughter were present at an event about helping small business ventures in times of COVID-19 pandemic

‘Die a long, painful death!’: New Jersey teacher curses teens playing football defying coronavirus lockdown
‘Die a long, painful death!’: New Jersey teacher curses teens playing football defying coronavirus lockdown

A video of the incident was put up by one of the teen on various social media sites, and the Maths teacher was roundly criticized for her language

New Jersey cabbie wearing N95 mask for hours passes out at the wheel, crashes head-on into pole
New Jersey cabbie wearing N95 mask for hours passes out at the wheel, crashes head-on into pole

The driver is said to have passed out from excessive intake of carbon dioxide and is alright now

Attorney who got Melania US citizenship slams Trump's immigration ban: 'It's embarrassing'
Attorney who got Melania US citizenship slams Trump's immigration ban: 'It's embarrassing'

Wildes helped Melania get her citizenship after her marriage with Trump and also helped her parents with their citizenship efforts

Coronavirus: National Spelling Bee canceled for the first time since 1945, shatters hopes of eighth graders
Coronavirus: National Spelling Bee canceled for the first time since 1945, shatters hopes of eighth graders

Earlier this year, the event was suspended pending rescheduling. The 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee is now scheduled for June 1-3, 2021, in National Harbor, Maryland

Americans could sue China over coronavirus damages under new bill introduced by US lawmakers
Americans could sue China over coronavirus damages under new bill introduced by US lawmakers

GOP congressmen Chris Smith and Ron Wright brought the bill that said those who were duped by China's misinformation over the crisis could sue its government

With Trump issuing phase-wise guidelines to reopen the US, here's where each state stands amid lockdown
With Trump issuing phase-wise guidelines to reopen the US, here's where each state stands amid lockdown

President Trump's plan puts the onus on governors to decide how to restart the economies in their states

Ivanka defies social distancing and travels to New Jersey for Passover after urging Americans to stay home
Ivanka defies social distancing and travels to New Jersey for Passover after urging Americans to stay home

The first daughter reportedly traveled more than 200 miles on April 8 with her family from their Washington DC home to the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster

17 bodies found at New Jersey nursing home hit by coronavirus after anonymous tip
17 bodies found at New Jersey nursing home hit by coronavirus after anonymous tip

Employees at the Andover Subacute and Rehab Center II also asked responding officers for assistance with the bodies in the morgue

Andrew Cuomo slams Trump's claim of total authority, forms coronavirus council to discuss 'reopening' plan
Andrew Cuomo slams Trump's claim of total authority, forms coronavirus council to discuss 'reopening' plan

The move came after the president tweeted saying the decision to reopen lied with him and federal government. In the West too, three blue states formed their group

Coronavirus death toll crosses 100,000 worldwide as people mark Good Friday locked down at home
Coronavirus death toll crosses 100,000 worldwide as people mark Good Friday locked down at home

Around the world, public health officials and religious leaders alike warned people against violating the lockdowns and social distancing rules over Easter and allowing the virus to come storming back

New York construction industry could lose billions as it struggles to finish projects amid coronavirus crisis
New York construction industry could lose billions as it struggles to finish projects amid coronavirus crisis

Skyscrapers and other projects are at potential risk of losing buyers due to a clause in agreement that allows them to walk away with deposit money if the construction is delayed

Report stating Trump benefits financially by promoting hydroxychloroquine rubbished by fact-checkers
Report stating Trump benefits financially by promoting hydroxychloroquine rubbished by fact-checkers

The Fox News host reportedly made an Oval Office visit to meet the president as it was revealed that he has a financial stake in French firm Sanofi that makes the drug 

'By mistake': Coronavirus patients brought aboard USNS Comfort that was supposed to treat only trauma patients
'By mistake': Coronavirus patients brought aboard USNS Comfort that was supposed to treat only trauma patients

Medical officer aboard the 1,000-bed medical ship said they had been fighting to keep the vessel virus-free

New York running out of dogs as foster care applications increase tenfold during coronavirus lockdown
New York running out of dogs as foster care applications increase tenfold during coronavirus lockdown

Many people are turning to these furry friends to keep them company in quarantine as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the country

US slammed for 'modern-day piracy' after Germany and France accuse it of 'hijacking' masks meant for them
US slammed for 'modern-day piracy' after Germany and France accuse it of 'hijacking' masks meant for them

A Berlin-based official on April 3, accused Washington of diverting a delivery of China-made face masks that were going to Germany.

Trump disappointed that churches can't congregate due to pandemic, says it's a 'great time to be together'
Trump disappointed that churches can't congregate due to pandemic, says it's a 'great time to be together'

The president's comments came after he was asked about reports of churches flouting government guidelines

Trump campaign delivering food to hospitals to thank overworked healthcare staff amid coronavirus crisis: Report
Trump campaign delivering food to hospitals to thank overworked healthcare staff amid coronavirus crisis: Report

The president's campaign has taken the initiative anonymously, the report added, while informed sources said there was nothing political in it

Coronavirus pandemic: Upto 200,000 Americans could die and millions could be infected, warns Anthony Fauci
Coronavirus pandemic: Upto 200,000 Americans could die and millions could be infected, warns Anthony Fauci

The US is now leading the world in the number of confirmed cases. As of March 29, the new coronavirus has sickened more than 142,004 people and killed 2,489 people

Coronavirus: First infant death reported from Illinois, US as national death toll crosses 2,000
Coronavirus: First infant death reported from Illinois, US as national death toll crosses 2,000

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced the news of the infant's death on Saturday saying that a full investigation is underway to determine the cause

Coronavirus: CDC issues 14-day travel advisory for tri-state area after Trump backtracks on quarantine plan
Coronavirus: CDC issues 14-day travel advisory for tri-state area after Trump backtracks on quarantine plan

The CDC issued a travel advisory asking residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to to refrain from non-essential travel for 14 days

'I love you all': New Jersey Man holds heartwarming sign, thanking medical professionals outside emergency room
'I love you all': New Jersey Man holds heartwarming sign, thanking medical professionals outside emergency room

The man was on the verge of tears and held the sign, which read, 'Thank you all in emergency for saving my wife's life. I love you all'

'Healthy' New Jersey athlete, 25, in coma after lab lost his positive coronavirus test results delaying treatment
'Healthy' New Jersey athlete, 25, in coma after lab lost his positive coronavirus test results delaying treatment

Jack Allard's mother alleged that the delay set back her son's treatment by nearly five days

Pennsylvania grocery forced to throw away $35k worth of products after woman deliberately coughs on them
Pennsylvania grocery forced to throw away $35k worth of products after woman deliberately coughs on them

While the authorities do not think the perpetrator is infected with the virus, they have promised to “make every effort” to get her tested

Americans deliberately spreading coronavirus could be charged with terrorism, warns Justice Department
Americans deliberately spreading coronavirus could be charged with terrorism, warns Justice Department

There have been many incidents across the US where people have exposed themselves in the public despite knowing or suspecting that they were carrying the virus

Biden more focused on coronavirus crisis than primary debates, says 'we've had enough' of them
Biden more focused on coronavirus crisis than primary debates, says 'we've had enough' of them

The Democratic frontrunner is supposed to take on Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in the 12th and final debate in April, but it might not materialize

Man who deliberately coughed on elderly person saying he had coronavirus charged with making 'terrorist threat'
Man who deliberately coughed on elderly person saying he had coronavirus charged with making 'terrorist threat'

Incident happened on same day when a Justice Department official announced that those who threaten to or intentionally spread coronavirus could be charged with terrorist threats

Canceled SXSW announces winners as 'S—house' wins big: Here's the full list of films which won over the jury
Canceled SXSW announces winners as 'S—house' wins big: Here's the full list of films which won over the jury

South by Southwest was one of the first major gatherings canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic

'Stop testing NBA players and start testing our first responders': Police chief pleads with Trump officials
'Stop testing NBA players and start testing our first responders': Police chief pleads with Trump officials

He also said he had to rely on 'backchannels' at a local hospital to procure tests for officers who had possibly been exposed to COVID-19

Coronavirus: Social worker, 39, in 'good health' found dead by boyfriend while she was waiting for test result
Coronavirus: Social worker, 39, in 'good health' found dead by boyfriend while she was waiting for test result

The New Orleans woman had access to 5 coronavirus test kits at her workplace but didn't take the test because she thought she was healthy and wanted to save the kits for others

Coronavirus: New Jersey governor orders residents to stay home, shuts down non-essential businesses
Coronavirus: New Jersey governor orders residents to stay home, shuts down non-essential businesses

New Jersey is the fifth state to issue the order after the state saw a sharp rise with 442 new coronavirus cases and five deaths reported on March 21

Coronavirus pandemic: Mike Pence's staff tests positive, becomes first case in White House
Coronavirus pandemic: Mike Pence's staff tests positive, becomes first case in White House

Neither President Trump nor Pence had close contact with the individual, according to a statement from the White House

New Jersey woman, 73, dies of coronavirus within days of her son and daughter succumbing to it
New Jersey woman, 73, dies of coronavirus within days of her son and daughter succumbing to it

Four more of her kids are currently hospitalized with coronavirus and another 20 of her relatives are in self-quarantine

Coronavirus: At 8 PM tonight, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will close its bars, restaurants and gyms
Coronavirus: At 8 PM tonight, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will close its bars, restaurants and gyms

The shutdown will also include movie theaters and casinos in an effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak

Katie Couric self-quarantines after meeting with coronavirus-hit friend Rick Cotton triggers a Twitter storm
Katie Couric self-quarantines after meeting with coronavirus-hit friend Rick Cotton triggers a Twitter storm

The veteran TV journalist first tried to downplay the incident, saying she hadn't touched Cotton, the head of Port Authority of NY and NJ, but had to finally give in to fan pressure on Twitter

Dulce Alavez: Family of New Jersey 5-year-old receive another cryptic letter months after her disappearance
Dulce Alavez: Family of New Jersey 5-year-old receive another cryptic letter months after her disappearance

This was not the first cryptic letter to be received and more than five months after her disappearance, letters were sent to two businesses and a library in Ohio

Pine Barrens where Robert Durst allegedly buried his wife is one of 'the most haunted places in US'
Pine Barrens where Robert Durst allegedly buried his wife is one of 'the most haunted places in US'

The Barrens became notorious as the dumping ground for mobsters looking to get rid of bodies of their victims

65 years after Emmett Till's brutal murder, lynching is finally made hate crime under federal law
65 years after Emmett Till's brutal murder, lynching is finally made hate crime under federal law

The 14-year-old, who was black, was tortured and killed in 1955 after a white woman accused him of grabbing her and whistling at her in a Mississippi grocery store

Forget ISIS and international terror, white supremacists pose highest threat to New Jersey, says bombshell report
Forget ISIS and international terror, white supremacists pose highest threat to New Jersey, says bombshell report

According to the annual NJ Terrorism Assessment report, the state officials have made white supremacist extremism "high" from "moderate" as homegrown terror emerges as a major menace in the US

Trump grants clemency to 11 convicts, including 'junk bond king' Michael Milken and ex-NYC top cop Bernie Kerik
Trump grants clemency to 11 convicts, including 'junk bond king' Michael Milken and ex-NYC top cop Bernie Kerik

The actions drew alarm from Democratic Rep Bill Pascrell, Jr of New Jersey, who accused Trump of using his unfettered pardon power 'to shield unrepentant felons, racists and corrupt scoundrels'

Boy Scouts files for bankruptcy amid multiple sex-abuse claims: 'They hope to work out a compensation plan'
Boy Scouts files for bankruptcy amid multiple sex-abuse claims: 'They hope to work out a compensation plan'

Many say they were molested as scouts decades ago but are only now eligible to sue because of recent changes in laws

Former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera to oppose AOC in her re-election bid
Former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera to oppose AOC in her re-election bid

The 53-year-old challenger has been a long-time CNBC contributor and was still in the profession when she made the surprise announcement

Romney's impeachment vote unlikely to spoil his 2024 Utah dreams despite Trump's popularity surge: Experts
Romney's impeachment vote unlikely to spoil his 2024 Utah dreams despite Trump's popularity surge: Experts

'Many in Utah are members of the Church of the Latter Day Saints (Mormon) and Romney being one, he would get easily re-elected'

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