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Philadelphia Eagles ‘penalize’ DeSean Jackson for anti-Semitic statement

Philadelphia Eagles ‘penalize’ DeSean Jackson for anti-Semitic statement

The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Friday that the team has “penalized” wide receiver DeSean Jackson for conduct detrimental to the team after Jackson shared a series of anti-Semitic Instagram posts. “Today we have penalized DeSean for conduct detrimental to the team, He accepted these consequences and apologized,” the Eagles said in a statement posted on…MORE

7-Eleven Day is canceled this year, meaning no free Slurpees

It’s a sad day for Slurpee lovers everywhere. The convenience retailer has celebrated July 11 (7/11) every summer since 2002 as 7-Eleven Day, with free Slurpees for all who visited one of the stores. But it’s been canceled this year. And, yes, you can blame it on the pandemic. Instead, 7-Eleven said it would celebrate…MORE

How coronavirus affects the entire body

How coronavirus affects the entire body

Coronavirus damages not only the lungs, but the kidneys, liver, heart, brain and nervous system, skin and gastrointestinal tract, doctors said Friday in a review of reports about Covid-19 patients. The team at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City — one of the hospitals flooded with patients in the spring —…MORE

68% of a New York clinic’s patients test positive for coronavirus antibodies

68% of a New York clinic’s patients test positive for coronavirus antibodies

New data suggests that working-class and minority neighborhoods hit hardest by coronavirus in the borough of Queens in New York are now overwhelmingly testing positive for antibodies. But that data doesn’t mean those who have antibodies are immune. The data, first reported by The New York Times Thursday, shows that more than 68% of people…MORE

DNC warns campaigns about using TikTok

DNC warns campaigns about using TikTok

The Democratic National Committee warned Democratic campaigns, committees and state parties Friday to take additional security precautions when using TikTok. A copy of the warning was obtained by CNN. In the email, the DNC security team wrote, “We continue to advise campaign staff to refrain from using TikTok on personal devices. If you are using…MORE

Democrats reveal remote voting rules for convention amid pandemic

Democrats reveal remote voting rules for convention amid pandemic

Democrats tasked with organizing the party’s presidential nominating convention this year informed state parties and convention delegates on Friday that they will allow for nearly two weeks of virtual voting ahead of the August convention, a move that further paves the way for a Democratic gathering unlike any other. The announcement also highlights the growing…MORE

Fact check: What role do kids play in spreading the coronavirus?

In the debate over whether schools across the US should open in the fall, questions continue to be raised about how the coronavirus affects children. Proponents of reopening schools have argued that children have largely been spared the worst effects of the virus and have pointed to guidelines published by the American Academy of Pediatrics…MORE

White House economic adviser says going back to school is ‘not that hard’

White House economic adviser says going back to school is ‘not that hard’

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Friday dismissed the difficulties surrounding getting students back into classrooms this fall as coronavirus cases continue to rise in many states and the school year nears. “Just go back to school, we can do that,” Kudlow told reporters on Friday. “And you know, you can social distance, you…MORE

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