America’s terrible, growing coronavirus death toll makes Trump accept reality

“Nothing would be worse than declaring victory before the victory is won,” Trump, who last week repeatedly suggested that win was near, said Sunday, extending restrictions due to expire on Monday for another month at least. Trump’s decision to listen to his advisers will relieve public health officials and emergency physicians countrywide and shows that […]Read More

North Korea hails ‘super large’ launcher test as virus timing

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption This file photo shows a previous North Korean missile test North Korea hailed a test of “super large” rocket launchers, just hours after the South condemned the state as “inappropriate” for pursing tests amid the global coronavirus outbreak On Sunday, South Korea said two short-range missiles had been fired, […]Read More

Cam Newton has proven doubters wrong before. Can he do

Back then, the five-star recruit had been booted from the University of Florida after being arrested for possession of a stolen laptop. He was off to a junior college in Texas with everything to lose and even more to prove.  On nearly every occasion, he celebrated by pretending to rip his shirt open, a reference […]Read More

‘Why am I nervous??’

Tom Brady may have moved on to a new team, but he can still enjoy his old handiwork. He won six Super Bowls with the New England Patriots, but none were more improbable than Super Bowl LI, when the Patriots set a record by coming back from a 28-3 hole to beat the Atlanta Falcons, […]Read More

A City Hunkered Down to Survive an Outbreak. That Helped

As the tornado touched down, moving from south to north, some said they were at home watching the local television news, seeing in real time the funnel forming over the meteorologist’s shoulders. It caused significant damage at the Mall at Turtle Creek and at an Anheuser-Busch granary. Cars were picked up and tossed aside. Part […]Read More

Megxit: Trump tweets U.S. won’t pay for security for Harry

U.S. and British news media have reported that Harry and Meghan fled Canada this month to take up residence in Los Angeles. The Sussexes have not confirmed the move. The couple will officially step down from their roles as “senior working royals” on Tuesday, relinquishing patronages of charities and titles. They will no longer be […]Read More

Trump Brags About His TV Ratings as Coronavirus Death Toll

President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden for the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on March 29, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Experts Increasingly Question Advice Against Widespread Use of Face Masks Trump Reportedly Wants His Signature on Coronavirus Stimulus Checks The South Needs to Get Its Act Together if […]Read More

Coronavirus warning: up to 6 months before UK returns to

The government’s senior medical advisers are warning that it could take six months before stringent coronavirus restrictions are lifted. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written to every household urging people to obey strict rules to contain the pandemic. Some care providers have said their frontline staff still lack essential protective equipment. Meanwhile the crisis […]Read More

Coronavirus deaths fall again in Italy but lockdown extension looms

ROME — The number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy fell for the second consecutive day on Sunday but the country still looked almost certain to see an extension of stringent containment measures. The Civil Protection department said 756 people had died in the last day, bringing the total to 10,779 — more than a […]Read More

BUCKETLIST: BALI: How to make the most of a visit

Editor’s note: This travel story was written before the COVID-19 pandemic and appears in the April/May 2020 issue of Spaces magazine. My hashtags were #balibirthday, #balibound and #balibucketlist. Friends and family knew where I was going in early December with my husband to celebrate a milestone birthday and I tagged my photos on social media […]Read More