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‘MAYDAY’: The largest organization of independent truck drivers is demanding that Trump provide masks, testing, and quarantine zones for truckers

America’s largest organization of independent truck drivers is demanding that President Donald Trump act quickly to protect drivers. There are nearly two million truck drivers in the US, and they have been deemed as “essential” workers while much of the nation has been told to stay home. Truckers are at an increased risk for contracting […]

Life

Coronavirus in the Bay Area: 10 before and after photos

Life amid the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown has rendered desolate several once-popular — if not overcrowded — Bay Area locales. We compiled this series of before-and-after photos to visualize the landscapes changing around you as the region’s stricter shelter-in-place orders take effect with the intended goal of slowing the spread of COVID-19: Oracle Park […]

Culture

Elizabeth Hurley’s Son Damian Turns 18 as He Says Self-Isolation ‘Drastically Altered’ Birthday Plans

Elizabeth Hurley’s look-alike son is officially an adult! On Saturday, Damian Hurley celebrated his 18th birthday. However, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, he said on Instagram that “isolation drastically altered the plans for last night as a minor.” In the photo, a displeased Damian is seen sitting in a bathrobe holding a mug against […]

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“Hellbent on making money off of dying Americans”: Inside the black market where multimillion dollar orders for masks lead to empty warehouses

As mask manufacturers direct sales of vital supplies to healthcare workers, scammers are luring states into fake deals in order to obtain legitimate purchase orders so they can buy masks for the black market, sources tell Business Insider. Florida’s top emergency management official railed against a “Ponzi scheme” full of empty warehouses and “phantom planes.” […]