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Doctors see trend of increasing COVID-19 cases in schools as parents face Duval HomeRoom deadline
by Lauren Verno on September 24, 2020 at 4:45 pm
No one knew exactly what to expect when children went back to school last month.But Duval County Medical Society Foundation President Dr. Sunil Joshi said he had an idea of what could happen.“The trend that we were worried about seeing happening […]
St. Augustine Confederate memorial settles in to new home
by Brittany Muller on September 24, 2020 at 3:43 pm
A St. Augustine memorial that honors 46 Confederate soldiers has finally been erected at its new home at the Trout Creek Fish Camp in western St. Johns County.
Trump supporters line up for president’s arrival in Jacksonville
by Ashley Harding on September 24, 2020 at 3:40 pm
The “Great American Comeback” rally is happening at Cecil Airport on Jacksonville’s Westside tonight at 7.
Beta remnants shown dumping rain over southern states in satellite image
A satellite image shows the remnants of tropical storm Beta dumping rain over the southern U.S.
Melting Antarctic ice will raise sea levels and might cause humanity to 'give up ... New York'
If the goals of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement are not met, the Antarctic ice sheet will melt, resulting in global sea levels rising to the point where humanity will have to "give up ... New York," according to a new study.
Warped disc 'torn apart by stars' discovered in triple 'Tatooine-like' system
Scientists have discovered a stellar system where the formation of planets might take place in dust and gas rings within a “warped circumstellar disc around multiple stars.”
Schumer calls Trump 'gravest threat to democracy' for response to transfer of power question
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said on the Senate floor Thursday morning that the biggest threat to American democracy does not come from abroad, but from the White House.
Mary Trump files fraud suit against president, siblings
President Trump’s niece Mary Trump filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that she was pushed out of the family business and that the president and his siblings cheated her out of tens of millions of dollars over the past several decades.
Minnesota Republicans argue against counting ballots arriving a week after election
Two Minnesota Republicans have filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State Steve Simon's agreement to accept mailed ballots a week after Nov. 3.
From bomb-affixed drones to narco tanks and ventilated tunnels: How well-equipped are the Mexican cartels?
They are yet to be designated a formal terrorist organization – but cartels south of the border are documented to now be augmenting arsenals of sophisticated weaponry to rival most fear-inducing militias on battlefields abroad.
South Korean official, who may have tried to defect to the North, shot to death, burned: report
A South Korean government official who may have tried to defect to North Korea was shot to death and then set on fire by Navy sailors from the communist country, a report said Thursday.
Twitter stands by as Chinese media threatens Taiwan leader, critics say
Twitter appears to have allowed a state-affiliated media outlet to make violent threats against Taiwan and its leader, and critics say the tech platform’s inaction on the matter is part of a wider pattern of double standards with its policies.
Ohio woman arrested, tased for not wearing mask at middle school football game: report
A woman at a grade-school football game in Ohio on Wednesday was reportedly tased and arrested by a police officer for not wearing a face mask in the stands.
Florida boy, 3, killed in gang-related drive-by shooting: police
A 3-year-old boy was fatally shot at a Florida home in a drive-by attack that investigators believe was an act of gang retaliation, just one day after two teenagers were shot, including a 14-year-old who was killed, officials announced.
Massive 'boots on the ground' search underway in Colorado for missing mom Suzanne Morphew
A grassroots search for missing Colorado mom Suzanne Morphew began Thursday with hundreds of people looking for the Mayville resident who went for a bike ride on Mother's Day and never returned.
Centrist Democrats Push for Paycheck Protection Bill if No Broader Coronavirus Deal Reached
on September 24, 2020 at 4:37 pm
Roughly a dozen centrist House Democrats, many of whom are in competitive races this fall, are readying a procedural maneuver to try to bring a stand-alone PPP bill to the floor.
E.W. Scripps Agrees to Buy ION Media for $2.65 Billion in Berkshire-Backed Deal
on September 24, 2020 at 4:09 pm
E.W. Scripps agreed to buy ION Media for $2.65 billion in a move to significantly expand the TV station owner’s reach with the backing of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway.
Fashion Week Is Actually Happening---at Least in Paris and Milan
on September 24, 2020 at 2:57 pm
Some of the biggest luxury fashion brands are gingerly stepping back on to Europe’s catwalks, deciding that front-row buzz is worth the complications of hosting an audience during the coronavirus pandemic.