Following several weeks of layoffs, business closures and other economic fallout related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, the nation observed surging mortgage delinquencies and a significant uptick in “financial hardship” statuses for certain credit products in April, according to American consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion.
Currently, over 1,500,000 people in the United States have tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus, while the disease has killed over 94,000 amid warnings of a likely second wave of the pandemic.
The US Department of Defense (DoD) on Thursday said that the US would formally submit its request to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Trump administration withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty weakens transatlantic security and is otherwise ill-advised, Helsinki Commission Chairman Congressman Alcee Hastings said in a statement.
Death Angel had been on a February tour in Europe when some of the band members began to feel ill. Not until returning home to San Francisco did their drummer, Will Carroll, begin to feel the effects of an oncoming case of the COVID-19 coronavirus. After a 12-day coma and heart failure, he is now on his way to recovery.
The 73-year-old judge, whose job was to supervise the election process and voter activities of his electoral divisions, was said to have boosted results for a number of candidates in recent years running for various judicial and elected offices at the local, state and federal level.
William "Roddie" Bryan Jr., the man who recorded the now-viral video depicting the final moments of Ahmaud Arbery, was arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) on Thursday.
The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season typically starts at the beginning of June and runs through the end of November. In an average season, six major hurricanes occur and the peak time usually occurs in August and September.
As several members of the White House staff self-isolate themselves amid possible contacts with a person who tested positive for COVID-19, US President Donald Trump claims that he is tested daily and is taking precautionary measures to protect himself from the disease - while some netizens are asking for protection from the way he updates.
A US Army soldier stationed at Texas’ Fort Hood was found shot to death on Monday and his car found torched, miles from where his body was located.
The previous day, US President Donald Trump started a Twitter attack on Michigan’s Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson after he mistakenly thought she planned to send absentee ballot applications to registered voters in the crucial general election battleground state.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Two US lawmakers on Thursday introduced legislation to prevent US President Donald Trump from withdrawing the nation from international treaties without first getting congressional approval.
US President Donald Trump refused to wear a mask during a Thursday tour of a Ford facility in Ypsilanti, Michigan, ignoring the rules of the facility and the state's executive order.
The possible use of the word “unmasked” has led some social media users to speculate whether Trump's children have been in contact with one or more foreign governments.
The White House and the CDC have been largely at odds amid the coronavirus pandemic. It appears that Dr. Deborah Birx has taken Trump's side, chastising the US agency for what she claims are inflated COVID death numbers. US observers explain the conflict between Trump and the medical experts and shed light on Birx's "political game".
During one of the Democratic primary debates for the 2020 US presidential election, candidate Joe Biden said that he would select a female vice presidential candidate, publicly outlining the selection criteria as including alignment with him on key principles and the ability to shore up his weaknesses as a nominee and president.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has announced that it has obtained enough information to rule that the Thursday morning shooting at Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi (NAS-CC) was terror-related.
A Connecticut state trooper has been placed on administrative leave in connection to a May 18 traffic stop after a hidden camera recording of the scene in question showed the trooper exhibiting “disturbing” behavior toward a man, according to the state police.
In the BBC interview, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged his company’s previous failings, admitting the platform had been unprepared for “state-sponsored interference” in the US elections of 2016, and claiming that lessons had been learned since.
The World Health Assembly on Tuesday voted to conduct an independent inquiry into the global coronavirus response, after a push from over 130 states, with China agreeing to co-sponsor the resolution, despite earlier vehement opposition to such calls.