How a 'lonely' mom's heartbreaking tweet brought the world together in an amazing show of compassion
How a 'lonely' mom's heartbreaking tweet brought the world together in an amazing show of compassion

The simple but heartfelt tweet caught a lot of attention, especially as the world battles coronavirus and people across Twitter came together to wish the mother and her son joy and good health

Trump administration declines to lift ban on gay men donating blood despite shortage amid coronavirus crisis
Trump administration declines to lift ban on gay men donating blood despite shortage amid coronavirus crisis

Lawmakers like Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Carolyn Maloney have written to the Food and Drug Administration to revise the 'antiquated policy'

Trump warns of 'hell of a bad two weeks' as White House projects 100k to 240k coronavirus deaths in US
Trump warns of 'hell of a bad two weeks' as White House projects 100k to 240k coronavirus deaths in US

Trump called it 'a matter of life and death' for Americans to heed his administration’s guidelines and predicted the country would soon see a 'light at the end of the tunnel'

Gun-rights activist Cody Wilson releases blueprint for 3D guns making access to weapon easy for felons, minors
Gun-rights activist Cody Wilson releases blueprint for 3D guns making access to weapon easy for felons, minors

The Critics feel that Wilson is essentially steering away from said federal gun laws and the State Department is currently keeping a close eye on his new effort

White supremacists planned to 'weaponize coronavirus' by leaving saliva on door knobs at FBI offices: Report
White supremacists planned to 'weaponize coronavirus' by leaving saliva on door knobs at FBI offices: Report

'They wanted to leave saliva on door handles at local FBI offices, spit on elevator buttons, and spread the virus in particularly nonwhite neighborhoods'

Coronavirus killing more than a person an hour in New York City with 30% of total cases in US
Coronavirus killing more than a person an hour in New York City with 30% of total cases in US

The US military will be called to the city now with the US Army Corps of Engineers saying that they plan to take over hotels, sports arenas and college dorms

Italy's death toll from coronavirus reaches 3,405 surpassing China as it struggles to contain the spread
Italy's death toll from coronavirus reaches 3,405 surpassing China as it struggles to contain the spread

This comes on a day when Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged three months ago, recorded no new infections

Coronavirus: Sick staff working at multiple nursing homes likely to have fueled outbreak in Seattle, says CDC
Coronavirus: Sick staff working at multiple nursing homes likely to have fueled outbreak in Seattle, says CDC

35 coronavirus deaths have been linked to Life Care Center in Kirkland. Public health authorities who surveyed long-term care facilities in the area found they lacked enough personal protective equipment

Coronavirus pandemic: Vaccine trial begins in US as mother of two gets first shot
Coronavirus pandemic: Vaccine trial begins in US as mother of two gets first shot

US researchers have given a healthy volunteer the first shot of an experimental coronavirus vaccine as anxiously awaited testing opens

Coronavirus pandemic: Mass layoffs hit travel and food-related industries, healthcare employees safe
Coronavirus pandemic: Mass layoffs hit travel and food-related industries, healthcare employees safe

As industries like travel sector, ports, gig workers, bakeries and entry-level employees plan mass layoffs, construction, manufacturing and healthcare industries will retain employees

Coronavirus: How fast does it spread, how deadly is it and can infected people who recover get it again?
Coronavirus: How fast does it spread, how deadly is it and can infected people who recover get it again?

Its true fatality rate isn't yet known, but it seems 10 times higher than the flu, which kills hundreds of thousands around the world each year

Trump's travel ban: Self-quarantine to subsidized airfare, things to remember as coronavirus sparks mayhem
Trump's travel ban: Self-quarantine to subsidized airfare, things to remember as coronavirus sparks mayhem

POTUS on Wednesday announced travel ban from potentially affected Schengen countries for upto thirty days, effective from midnight, March 13

Coronavirus: 'Germ-fest' party at nursing home preceded outbreak, visitors say no precautions were taken
Coronavirus: 'Germ-fest' party at nursing home preceded outbreak, visitors say no precautions were taken

There was a party just three days before last February 29's announcement that a Life Care health care worker in her 40s and a resident in her 70s had been diagnosed with the new virus

Coronavirus: Cruise ship whose passenger died will be kept off San Francisco, guests and crew to be tested
Coronavirus: Cruise ship whose passenger died will be kept off San Francisco, guests and crew to be tested

Shortly before the California death was announced, Princess Cruise Lines notified passengers of its Grand Princess that federal health officials are investigating a "small cluster” of coronavirus cases connected to the ship's mid-Feb voyage

Coronavirus: Feds investigate Washington nursing home as US death toll hits 11
Coronavirus: Feds investigate Washington nursing home as US death toll hits 11

Officials in California’s Placer County, near Sacramento, said an elderly person who tested positive after returning from a San Francisco-to-Mexico cruise had died

Coronavirus: More testing sheds light on spread of virus in US as new diagnoses push tally of cases past 100
Coronavirus: More testing sheds light on spread of virus in US as new diagnoses push tally of cases past 100

New Hampshire reported its first case, raising the total of affected states to 11. Seattle officials announced four more deaths, bringing the total in the US to six

First US coronavirus death reported in Washington state: 'We are dealing with an emergency situation'
First US coronavirus death reported in Washington state: 'We are dealing with an emergency situation'

The number of coronavirus cases in the US considered small. Worldwide, the number of people sickened by the virus hovered Friday around 83,000

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

2020 Presidential Elections State-by-State Guide: Washington's 36-year wait for the hot seat and climate agenda
2020 Presidential Elections State-by-State Guide: Washington's 36-year wait for the hot seat and climate agenda

Washington has not elected a Republican president since Ronald Reagan won it in 1984. In 2016, Hillary Clinton won over 54 percent of the votes in the state. Can the GOP win it this time?

Coronavirus: Chicago woman is second confirmed case in the US, patient being treated in isolation at hospital
Coronavirus: Chicago woman is second confirmed case in the US, patient being treated in isolation at hospital

The woman in her 60s returned from China on Jan. 13 without showing any signs of illness, but three or four days later she called her doctor to report feeling sick

Wuhan outbreak: Washington man is first in the US to catch deadly coronavirus after visiting China
Wuhan outbreak: Washington man is first in the US to catch deadly coronavirus after visiting China

The US has its first case of a new virus found last month in China, but health officials say they believe the overall risk to Americans is low

Winter storms lash western states, leave several areas without electricity and essential supplies
Winter storms lash western states, leave several areas without electricity and essential supplies

Forecasters, however, say warmer weather will arrive by Saturday melting snow but increasing flood threat

Seattle school children told to get vaccinated if they want to return to classes in 2020
Seattle school children told to get vaccinated if they want to return to classes in 2020

Multiple states across the US have introduced tougher vaccine laws in an attempt to tackle outbreak of measles

Girl, 10, dies after suffering cardiac arrest on Delta flight to Seattle just minutes after takeoff from LA
Girl, 10, dies after suffering cardiac arrest on Delta flight to Seattle just minutes after takeoff from LA

The flight had to return to the airport but the girl could not be saved despite efforts made by paramedics

Melania Trump's White House Christmas decor mocked for being creepy as hell: 'It's like a scene in the horror movie The Shining'
Melania Trump's White House Christmas decor mocked for being creepy as hell: 'It's like a scene in the horror movie The Shining'

This year’s theme of the decorations - originally meant to be the “Spirit of America" - reminded many of the 1980 Stanley Kubrick movie based on a Stephen King novel. 

San Francisco 49ers' Richard Sherman pays off $27,000 to clear student lunch debt in two schools in California, Washington
San Francisco 49ers' Richard Sherman pays off $27,000 to clear student lunch debt in two schools in California, Washington

The NFL player's foundation wrote, 'The last thing any child should have to worry about is being able to afford eating breakfast and lunch at school.'

William Ruckelshaus, who defied Richard Nixon's order to fire special prosecutor during Watergate probe, dies at 87
William Ruckelshaus, who defied Richard Nixon's order to fire special prosecutor during Watergate probe, dies at 87

The 'incorruptible' man, who had also served as the first and fifth administrator of the EPA, was remembered by people at a time when the US is witnessing yet another presidential impeachment probe.

Saudi Arabia recruited two former Twitter employees to gather personal data about critics of the regime, US court complaint reveals
Saudi Arabia recruited two former Twitter employees to gather personal data about critics of the regime, US court complaint reveals

It was alleged that the picked individuals were showered with designer watches and tens of thousands of dollars for carrying out the secret mission of targeting opposing voices.

Seattle man dies after being forced to inject silicone into his scrotum by his sex cult 'master' with fetish for huge genitals
Seattle man dies after being forced to inject silicone into his scrotum by his sex cult 'master' with fetish for huge genitals

28-year-old Tank Heathcliff Hafertepen's mother, Linda Chapman, is now alleging that her son died because of the influence of 'master' Dylan Hafertepen

Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list
Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list

While South Burlington in Vermont with population less than 20,000 was found to be the best city for disabled persons, Providence in Rhode Island was ranked the last among 182 cities that were covered by the survey. None of the 10 most populous cities got a place in the top 10.

US ambassador Gordon Sondland, a key witness in impeachment probe, barred from testifying before House panel
US ambassador Gordon Sondland, a key witness in impeachment probe, barred from testifying before House panel

Trump gave his version of why the envoy was blocked, tweeting that "I would love to send Ambassador Sondland" to testify, "but unfortunately he would be testifying before a totally compromised kangaroo court."

Academics have come up with a unique taxpayer plan to save journalism, but Americans may not be willing to pay for it
Academics have come up with a unique taxpayer plan to save journalism, but Americans may not be willing to pay for it

A seven-member committee in Chicago University has suggested an idea of giving every American $50 through tax cuts so that they can donate the money to their favorite news outlets. Experts are divided though.

Former Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball dies at 27 after long battle with rare brain condition
Former Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball dies at 27 after long battle with rare brain condition

Ball's sister, Natalie Myricks, took to Facebook on Tuesday to write a touching post about his brother.

NFL 2019 WAGs: Ten hottest wives and girlfriends you don't want to miss during NFL's 100th season
NFL 2019 WAGs: Ten hottest wives and girlfriends you don't want to miss during NFL's 100th season

From Kristin Cavallari to Carrie Prejean, these wives and girlfriends are not only smart and talented, they are also drop-dead gorgeous

UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi goes nude for photoshoot, pulls off perfect mid-air splits while completely naked
UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi goes nude for photoshoot, pulls off perfect mid-air splits while completely naked

The 22-year-old earned a perfect 10 while competing in the 2019 Collegiate Challenge in January for her team—University of California, Los Angeles

Angels' Tyler Skaggs choked to death after ingesting a fatal cocktail of fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol, toxicology shows
Angels' Tyler Skaggs choked to death after ingesting a fatal cocktail of fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol, toxicology shows

The 27-year-old Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room in the Dallas area July 1 before the start of what was supposed to be a four-game series against the Texas Rangers. The first game was postponed before the teams played the final three games.

75-year-old cancer patient marries partner, sings and dances at 'death party' before killing himself
75-year-old cancer patient marries partner, sings and dances at 'death party' before killing himself

75-year-old Bob Fuller was one of about 1,200 people who have used Washington’s Death with Dignity Act to end their lives in the decade since it became law

Remembering Captain Al Haynes: Hero behind terrifying United Airlines Flight 232 crash of 1989 has died aged 87
Remembering Captain Al Haynes: Hero behind terrifying United Airlines Flight 232 crash of 1989 has died aged 87

He, along with the crew had been instrumental saving lives of those on board in the horrific crash-landing of the United Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 that departed Denver’s Stapleton International Airport bound for Chicago.

Girls are three times more likely to be victims of harassment amid rise in cyberbullying in US
Girls are three times more likely to be victims of harassment amid rise in cyberbullying in US

The survey does not address who the aggressors are, though girls were more likely to note that their bullies were perceived to have the ability to influence others

Trump expands fast-track deportation authority across US to remove illegal migrants without appearing before judges
Trump expands fast-track deportation authority across US to remove illegal migrants without appearing before judges

Starting Tuesday, July 23, fast-track deportations can apply to anyone in the country illegally for less than two years. Previously, those deportations were largely limited to people arrested almost immediately after crossing the Mexican border

Care provider caught assaulting and raping 50-year-old nursing home resident on hidden camera installed by family member
Care provider caught assaulting and raping 50-year-old nursing home resident on hidden camera installed by family member

The camera captured the defendant sexually assaulting her twice a day, on two different occasions. The videos did not capture the totality of the sexual abuse the victim suffered at the hands of the defendant, shared prosecutors

In 2050, New York will resemble today’s Virginia Beach and Seattle will feel like San Francisco, shows climate change analysis
In 2050, New York will resemble today’s Virginia Beach and Seattle will feel like San Francisco, shows climate change analysis

The first global analysis of the shifts in climate conditions across the world’s major cities under climate change paints a dreadful picture of the future of our cities

Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher and author of controversial 'Ball Four' book, dies at 80
Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher and author of controversial 'Ball Four' book, dies at 80

Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book 'Ball Four' has died at 80 after a long battle with brain disease

Another, stronger earthquake measuring 7.1 rattles Southern California, roads and buildings damaged
Another, stronger earthquake measuring 7.1 rattles Southern California, roads and buildings damaged

There is about a 1-in-10 chance that another 7.0 quake could hit within the next week, said Lucy Jones, a seismologist at the California Institute of Technology and a former science adviser at the U.S. Geological Survey.

How serial killer Israel Keyes kidnapped a random couple and slaughtered them at an abandoned warehouse
How serial killer Israel Keyes kidnapped a random couple and slaughtered them at an abandoned warehouse

Israel Keyes is believed to have murdered 11 people across the United States and revealed the gruesome details to investigators following his arrest in 2012

Washington man finally convicted of killing young Canadian couple, 30 years after committing the crime
Washington man finally convicted of killing young Canadian couple, 30 years after committing the crime

Authorities used genetic genealogy last year to identify the suspect as William Earl Talbott II, a construction worker and truck driver who was 24 at the time of the killings

Has the infamous DB Cooper been unmasked? Amateur sleuth claims he '98%' knows who skyjacker is
Has the infamous DB Cooper been unmasked? Amateur sleuth claims he '98%' knows who skyjacker is

The Arizona man says he is "98 percent" convinced the FBI has interviewed the real D. B. Cooper - a U.S. marine corps veteran who had assisted and helped refugees in Vietnam - Sheridan Peterson

Megan Rapinoe says she won't go to 'the f*****g White House', Trump hits back saying she should 'win before she talks'
Megan Rapinoe says she won't go to 'the f*****g White House', Trump hits back saying she should 'win before she talks'

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe's comments came just a day after the US leader said it was inappropriate for her to refuse to sing the national anthem or cross her heart while it was being played

Man jailed for raping woman in wheelchair sexually assaults her two days after being released from prison
Man jailed for raping woman in wheelchair sexually assaults her two days after being released from prison

25-year-old Francisco Carranza-Ramirez was released from prison last Thursday after serving less than a year for the rape of a White Center, Washington woman, 32, on two separate occasions

Amanda Knox says she was painted as a 'sex-crazed femme fatale' while on trial for roommate's brutal murder
Amanda Knox says she was painted as a 'sex-crazed femme fatale' while on trial for roommate's brutal murder

She arrived in Italy on Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her in 2011 in the slaying of her 21-year-old British roommate Meredith Kerche on November 1, 2007

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