Paula Liu is a Toronto-based NTD writer.
FDA and HHS Implement Safe Importation Action Plan to Lower Drug Prices
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that they have taken steps toward making safe ...
Over 200,000 COVID-19 Deaths Reported in the United States
Over 200,000 COVID-19 deaths have been reported in the United States, according to the John Hopkins University.
CDC Switches Statement on Airborne Transmission of CCP Virus, Says Draft Accidentally Published
CDC issued a correction on its website stating that a draft was posted in error regarding how the CCP Virus spreads.
Dining Out Associated With High Risk of CCP Virus Infection: CDC
The CDC stated that dining out in restaurants or on-site location is associated with a higher risk of being infected with COVID-19.
Officer Fatally Shoots Fleeing DUI Suspect After Being Dragged Along I-95
A Maryland police officer shot and fatally wounded a DUI suspect for attempting to flee a traffic stop after the officer was dragged along the ...
Texas Has Lowest Number of Hospitalizations Since June 30, Data Shows
Hospitalizations in Texas from COVID-19 have declined since July, with the lowest number yet recorded on Aug. 16, according to data from Texas Health and ...
Texas State Health Department Corrects Death Toll After Mistakenly Attributing 225 Deaths to COVID-19
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced that its system made an error calculating the number of deaths directly caused by COVID-19, according ...
New Report Indicates Effectiveness of Masks in Preventing Spread of COVID-19
A study conducted by the Mass General Brigham (MGB) indicated that there is a relationship between wearing masks and COVID-19 prevention.
Twitter Removes Post Shared by Trump Following Copyright Complaint
Twitter has removed a video had been retweeted by President Donald Trump.
Texas Religious Private Schools Exempt From Reopening Guidelines
The Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced in a letter addressed to the Religious Private Schools in Texas that they are exempt from the regular ...
Teen Suspect in Killing of 8-Year-Old Turns Himself in to Police
An Atlanta teen who was suspected in the killing of an eight-year-old has turned himself in to the authorities.
Andrew Sullivan Resigns From New York Magazine, Stating Reasons Are ‘Self-Evident’
Andrew Sullivan, a columnist at the New York Magazine, announced on his twitter that he was resigning from the magazine.
Michigan Governor Extends State of Emergency Until August 11
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a new executive order on July 14 extending the state of emergency until Aug. 11.
Native American Son of Washington Redskins Logo Designer Says Logo Evokes ‘Pride’
The son of the person who designed the logo for Washington Redskins spoke out and said that the logo was not offensive.
Iranian Officials Blame Miscommunication, Misaligned Missile Battery for Downed Passenger Plane: Reports
The Iranian regime is blaming the shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger aircraft on Jan. 8 to human error, according to a newly released report.
Former Police Officer Arrested for Human Trafficking
A former Alabama police officer was arrested and charged with human trafficking.
Man Charged With Kidnapping of Woman Believed to Be Missing for Nearly a Month
A man has been charged for allegedly kidnapping a woman who has been missing for more than a month, according to the Lancaster County District ...
Investigators Said Wisconsin Driver Who Killed Police Officer Was Targeting White People
A former police officer from Fairfax, Wisconsin, was struck and killed by a driver whom authorities believed was targetting him because the former police office ...
Vermont Bans Food Scraps From Trash, Authorizes Composting
Vermont has officially banned its residents throughout the state from throwing food scraps into the trash by mandating composting.
2 Texas Police Officers Injured After Suspect Opens Fire
Two officers from the police department in Reno, Texas, were shot and injured when they were responding to a call of someone making threats.
Indianapolis Woman Shot and Killed After Black Lives Matter Argument
An Indianapolis woman was shot and killed along the canal after an argument broke out over Black Lives Matter.
Melania Trump Statue in Slovenia Set on Fire
A statue of the First Lady of the United States Melania Trump was set on fire and burned Sevnica, Slovenia.
Brother of Arkansas Mayor Arrested for Stealing Car With Children Inside
The brother of the mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas was arrested after allegedly stealing a car that had two children inside.
Visas Not Issued to Foreign Students If Fall 2020 Classes Are Online
Foreign students must leave the United States should all their classes be fully online.
West Virginians Must Wear Masks in Indoor Public Spaces, Gov Says
Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed an executive order that required people to wear masks or face coverings in public indoor areas where social distance cannot ...
Rioters Vandalize, Throw Fireworks at Georgia State Patrol Headquarters
The Georgia State Patrol headquarters was vandalized and set on fire by protestors.
Highway Trooper Narrowly Escapes Lightning Strike Helping Motorist on Highway
An Oklahoma Highway Trooper was nearly struck by lightning on July 2 when he was out helping an individual with a trailer.
Former Philadelphia Phillies Pitcher Dies in Plane Crash
The former pitcher of Philadephia Phillies Tyson Colby Brummett died in an airplane crash on the morning of Friday, July 3.
Police Officer Fired Over Pro-BLM Post on Social Media
One of the Springfield Police Department officers was fired for posting a pro-Black Lives Matter image to her social media.
St. Louis Couple Who Brandished Guns Say They Were Victims of Terrorism
The St. Louis couple who were seen brandishing their guns in a photo that has gone viral said that they were victims of terrorism.
Father of 19-Year-Old Victim Who Died Inside Seattle’s CHOP Says He Still Doesn’t Know What Happened to His Son
Father of 19-year-old who died inside CHOP speaks out in Fox Show Hannity saying that he still doesn't know what happened to his son.
Store Clerk Fatally Shot Robbery Suspect After Dodging Bullet
A store clerk shot and killed a robbery suspect after being shot at. At the time, the clerk was confronting the suspect about a counterfeit ...
St. Louis on Track to Surpass 2019 Homicide Rate
Homicide rates in St. Louis are rising and if it continues to rise, the number of homicides may surpass that of 2019 with a total ...
Estranged Couple Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide, Investigation Underway
Police in Somerset, Massachusetts, are investigating the death of an estranged couple who died and are investigating the case as murder-suicide.
3 Dead, 1 Injured After Stabbing in Arizona Apartment
Phoenix Police are currently investigating a stabbing incident that took place at an apartment complex, where two children and a teenager are dead.
St. Louis Mayor Issues Apology After Publicizing Names of Individuals Calling for Police Reform
The mayor of St. Louis, Missouri, issued an apology after publicly announcing the names of the individuals calling for police reform during a Facebook Live ...
Florida County to Close Beaches, Parks During July 4 Weekend
The mayor of Miami-Dade, Florida, announced all beaches in the county amidst spikes in COVID-19 cases.
19-Year-Old Woman Killed, Man Injured in Shooting Near Madison Square Park
A 19-year-old woman was shot in the chest during and a man was injured after gunfire erupted in the Flatiron District in Manhattan.
500,000 Users Join Parler After Twitter Bans 2 Conservative Accounts
Social Media platform Parler received 500,000 user signups after Twitter banned to conservatives user accounts from its site.
‘Dixie Chicks’ Rebrand as ‘The Chicks’ Due to Slavery Connotations
The country music trio "Dixie Chicks" have renamed themselves "The Chicks" due to the word "Dixie's" association with slavery.
Court Rules Michigan Gyms Will Remain Closed Hours Before They Were Set to Reopen
Just hours before Michigan's gyms were allowed to be reopened, the federal appeals court ruled to delay reopening.
LA Councilman Arrested on Racketeering Charges After Allegedly Receiving Illicit Benefits
Jose Huizar was arrested by the FBI on racketeering charges for allegedly soliciting bribes and illicit benefits.
Investigation Reveals Assault in Viral Video at Macy’s Was Unprovoked
Investigation reveals that the assault on a Macy's employee in Flint, Michigan, was not racially motivated.
NYPD Calls on Public to Help to Put a Stop to Illegal Use of Fireworks Following Complaints
The NYPD is calling on the public for help to crack down on the illegal fireworks that have been lit in the past couple of ...
George Washington Monument in Baltimore Vandalized
The George Washington statue that stands near the entrance of Fruid Hill Park in Baltimore was vandalized in the middle of the night with red ...
Muhammad Ali Jr. Said His Father Would Have Opposed ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement
Muhammad Ali Jr., the only biological son of the late boxer, said that his father would have been against the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, according ...
Armed Man on Roof Near Robert E. Lee Monument Arrested, Charged: Police
The armed suspect located near the Robert E. Lee Monument in Richmond, Virginia had been identified and charged by the Richmond police.
Apple Temporarily Closes Some Stores in the US, Citing Rising Virus Cases
Apple announced that it is temporarily closing some of its U.S. stores in four states amidst the new concerns regarding the rise in CCP Virus ...
California Woman Fends Off Bear Attack With Laptop
A Southern California teen had a rude awakening when an outdoor nap turned into a bear attack.
Prosecutor Drops Charge Against Suspect in New Mexico Protest Shooting
The charges against an Albuquerque man who was suspected of shooting a protestor was dropped after photos surfacing on the internet that suggests that the ...
Deceased US Air Force Fighter Jet Pilot Identified
The pilot of the U.S. Air Force F-15 Fighter Jet who died on Monday, June 15 has been identified.
2 Ohio Sisters Killed in Hammock Accident
Two sisters were killed in a hammock when a brick pillar that the hammock was tied to collapsed on them.
Protesters Topple Thomas Jefferson Statue at Oregon High School
A statue of Thomas Jefferson that was outside of a high school in Portland, Oregon was overturned during a protest.
Border Patrol Agent Found Dead on Trail Near New Mexico
A U.S. Border Patrol agent was found dead on a trail near a remote area of New Mexico while he was on duty.
Amber Alert Canceled After 16-Year-Old Found Safe
The amber alert issued for the 16-year-old girl in Texas has been cancelled after she was found.
Daughter of Singer Hank Williams Jr. Dies in Car Crash
The daughter of the country singer, Hank Williams Jr., recently died in a car crash in Tennessee.
Oregon, Utah to Pause Reopening Amid CCP Virus Spikes
Oregon and Utah are pausing their reopening process as CCP virus cases spike.
‘This Is Us’ Writer Jas Waters Dies at Age 39
Jas Waters, a writer on the show of "This Is Us" passed away at the age of 39.
McConnell: Decision to Remove Confederate Statues from US Capitol Should Be Left to States
Mitch McConnell said that the decision to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol should be left to the individual states.
New York Passes Bill to End the Shielding of Police Disciplinary Records
New York State Senate passed a legislative bill that would reverse a state law that was set in place to keep police officers' disciplinary records ...
Man Injured After Protesters Pull Down Confederate Monument
One man was injured while protestors were in Portsmouth taking down the Confederate soldier monument.
Florida Lieutenant Behind Posts Inviting Fired Officers From Minneapolis, Atlanta Issues Apology
The person who authored the two posts offering recruitment for the officers who had either been fired or had resigned in Minneapolis, Buffalo, and Atlanta ...
Los Angeles Drops Charges Against Protestors After BLM, ACLU File Lawsuit
The City of Los Angeles said that it has dropped its criminal charges and fines against the protestors who broke curfew.
Marine Corps Bans Displays of Confederate Battle Flag Following Floyd Death
The United States Marine Corps is banning all instances of symbolism reflective of the Confederate battle flag in public view following the death of George ...
Minneapolis Mayor Opposes City Council’s Pledge to Disband Police Force
The Minneapolis city councilman Jeremiah Ellison stated that he is calling for the dismantlement of the Minneapolis Police Department.
Universal Orlando Opens to the Public for First Time Since March
The theme parks at the Universal Orlando Resort are open to the public for the first time since March amidst the pandemic.
Man Who Allegedly Planned to Shoot MAGA Instigators Charged With Making Threats
The man who brought an assault rifle to a protest in Lubbock, Texas, has been charged with making threats.
22-Year-Old Woman Charged After Allegedly Inciting Riot on Facebook Live
A 22-year-old woman from Grand Rapids, Michigan, was charged after encouraging her friends to loot and destroy businesses during a violent protest.
Florida Sheriff Issues Warning: Looters Who Break Into Homes Will Be Shot
The sheriff in Polk County, Florida, encouraged the resident in his county to shoot any potential looters that break into homes to steal.
2 Brothers Aged 6 and 7 Killed After Crashing Grandmother’s Car
Two brothers ages six and seven were killed on Friday, May 29 after driving and crashing their grandmother's car.
Officer Shot, Man Killed in Separate Shootings During Las Vegas Protests
Two protest-related shootings on the night of Monday, June 1, left a police officer on life support and a suspect killed.
Trump Signs ‘Never Again’ Holocaust Education Act Into Law
President Donald Trump signed the H.R. 943, known as the Never Again Education Act into law.
New York City ‘on Track’ to Phase 1 Reopening on June 8
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in a press conference that starting on June 8, New York City will be undergoing phase 1 reopening.
Melania Trump Addresses Violent Protests Over George Floyd’s Death
First Lady Melania Trump addressed the protests that took place in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd, writing that there was no reason for ...
Ivanka Trump Working to Allocate $10 Billion to Help Minority-Owned Businesses
Ivanka Trump is working together with the Treasury Department and the Small Business Administration (SBA) to allocate $10 billion to help out minority-owned small businesses ...
Amazon Offers Full-Time Employment to Temporary Pandemic Workers
Amazon is offering full-time employment to 125,000 of the temporary workers it hired since March to deal with the massive increase in consumer demand for ...
Video Company Denies Refund to Man Whose Bride Died Before Wedding
A Colorado man was denied a refund from the wedding videography company he hired after the death of his bride-to-be in a car crash, and ...
Pence Spokeswoman Returns to Work After Recovering From COVID-19
Vice President Mike Pence's chief spokesperson, Katie Miller, has returned to work after recovering from CCP Virus.
4 Minneapolis Officers Involved in Death of Man Fired
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is currently investigating the death of a Minneapolis man while in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department.
Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 5 Injured at South Carolina Party
Two people were killed along with five others injured when a shooting took place at a party in upstate South Carolina.
$21 Million NY Field Hospital Closes Without Seeing Patients
The emergency hospital that took nearly $21 million to build closed down without ever seeing a single patient.
Man Kidnaps 17-Year-Old Girl, Forces Her to Drive Him to Highway Checkpoint
A 37-year-old man from Florida was arrested on May 21 after kidnapping a 17-year-old girl and forcing her to drive him through a CCP virus ...
NBA Player Patrick Ewing Hospitalized for COVID-19
The former National Basketball Association hall of fame player Patrick Ewing was diagnosed with the CCP Virus and has been hospitalized.
Mississippi Church Burnt to the Ground, Investigators Suspect Arson
A church in Holly Springs, Mississippi, caught on fire on Wednesday amid the pandemic, with the incident being investigated as arson.
Melania Trump Thanks, Commends Students for Their Sacrifices Amid Pandemic
First Lady Melania Trump delivered a pre-recorded message commending America's students for their efforts in adapting to change made during the CCP Virus pandemic.
Gyms in Ohio Can Reopen Following Judge’s Ruling
A Lake County judge ruled that gyms and fitness clubs in Ohio can reopen amid the pandemic without being punished or fined.
Former White House Butler Dies From COVID-19
The former White House butler, who had served through 11 different presidencies, passed away from COVID-19.
Son of Elderly Couple Shot at Cemetery Said They Visited Every Day
A couple from Maryland was shot and killed in the cemetery while visiting their son's grave.
Hasidic School Shut Down by NYC Authorities for Violating Orders Amidst Lockdown
The New York Police Department closed a Hasidic Jewish School Operating in Brooklyn after receiving reports of the school violating lockdown orders.
Woman Says Father, Brother Shooting of Ahmaud Arbery Not Racially Motivated
The woman whose brother and father killed the 25-year-old Ahmaud Aubery from Georgia back on Feb. 23 has spoken out about the shooting.
Friend of Missing Florida Woman Reveals There Were Strange Texts, An ‘Alarming’ Email
A friend of the missing woman from Florida has recently spoken out about the missing persons and homicide case, according to multiple reports.
Woman, 5-Year-Old Drown in Former Baseball Player’s Home
A 25-year-old woman and a five-year-old boy died after drowning in former Los Angeles Dodgers Carl Crawford's home.
FBI Joins Search to Find Missing Colorado Woman, Family Offers $200,000 Reward
A 49-year-old Colorado woman who went cycling on Mother's Day hasn't been seen since, according to the Chaffee County Sheriff's Office.
Bee Swarm in Arizona Kills 3 Dogs: Fire Officials
A swarm of aggressive bees attacked and killed three dogs in Arizona.
Melissa Etheridge’s Son Dies at Age 21
Melissa Etheridge's son, Beckett Cypher, passed away at the age of 21 from opioid overdose.
Maxine Waters Says Sister Died From CCP Virus
Maxine Waters said that her sister recently passed away from the CCP Virus.
Elderly Can Leave Homes, Resume Normal Activity: Switzerland
Elderly people over the age of 65 can return to their normal activity, says Swiss health officials.
Pennsylvania Governor Threatens to Cut Funds, Licenses If Counties Reopen Without Permission
Governor Tom Wolf warned the counties as well as businesses in Pennsylvania that he will cut funds and licenses should they reopen before they are ...
Maine Citizens Left Without Power After Polar Vortex Hits
Thousands of Maine citizens were left without power after a storm passed through the state on May 9.
3 Children Died From Inflammatory Disease Linked to CCP Virus
Three children have died from an inflammatory disease that might be linked to the CCP Virus in New York, according to Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) during ...