Saturday, June 27, 2020

From Jenna Orkin
Last Saturday, Verkhoyansk claimed a new record: the hottesttemperature ever recorded in the Arctic, with an observation of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit—the same temperature was recorded that day in Las Vegas. Miami has only hit a hundred degrees once since 1896. 

American Airlines Ditches Social Distancing, Will Book Planes At Full Capacity

Satellite images show buildup at site of deadly India-China border clash

Weird: Out of Nowhere, Something Just Rocked Earth’s Magnetic Field

  1. US set another single-day record for new coronavirus cases
  2. Skyrocketing infections and an impending second wave of shutdowns proves that reopening the economy won't save the restaurant industry

  3. The Hershey Co. will halt spending on Facebook in July and cut its spend on the platform by a third for the remainder of the year
  4. Jon Stewart says he doesn't remember Republicans being mad about erasing history when the Saddam Hussein statue was toppled in Baghdad

  5. Racism in the entertainment industry: 'The Simpsons' will no longer have white actors voice non-white characters

Thursday, June 25, 2020

From Jenna Orkin

Russia Vows to Back Venezuela in Fight Against 'Regime Change' by U.S.

Coronavirus-stricken U.S. faces another problem: A massive dust cloud from Africa
Texas Covid-19 cases hit all-time daily high as Houston hospitals near capacity

Uruguay and Paraguay buck Latin America coronavirus trend

Unarmed National Guard activated and on standby to help protect D.C. monuments

A Black man in Detroit was arrested and detained for 30 hours after being falsely identified by facial recognition

Wirecard has filed for insolvency after a devastating scandal that saw $2 billion go missing and its ex-CEO get arrested

GNC is closing 248 stores after filing for bankruptcy. Here's the full list.


Tuesday, June 23, 2020