Category Archives: CNN – US

5 things to know for April 2: Coronavirus, health, guns, NASA, Daniel Pearl

The Democratic convention is a little more than 100 days away.¬†Joe Biden says it’s difficult to imagine it will go on as planned,¬†given coronavirus measures. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your…MORE

How two funerals helped turn one small Georgia city into a hotspot for coronavirus

How two funerals helped turn one small Georgia city into a hotspot for coronavirus

When a retired janitor suddenly died in southern Georgia, crowds of relatives and friends flocked to a local funeral home and mourned together. Within weeks, their city was overrun by coronavirus cases. That cluster of coronavirus cases was linked to the funerals of 64-year-old Andrew J. Mitchell and another man, held in late February and…MORE

FBI sees spike in gun sale background checks amid coronavirus pandemic

FBI sees spike in gun sale background checks amid coronavirus pandemic

The FBI reported a 41% surge in background checks by individuals attempting to purchase firearms in the United States last month, according to newly released data from the agency, a significant increase over the same period last year. The new figures indicate 3.7 million gun purchase background checks were conducted in the month of March…MORE

FEMA sends EMTs and paramedics to New York City to help amid coronavirus crisis

FEMA sends EMTs and paramedics to New York City to help amid coronavirus crisis

The Federal Emergency Management Agency sent hundreds of ambulances, EMTs and paramedics to New York City this week to help assist FDNY amid the coroanvirus pandemic. New York is considered the epicenter of the American coronavirus outbreak, with at least 83,712 reported cases of the virus and at least 1,941 deaths, according to CNN’s latest…MORE

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