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Chinese CDC study finds Covid-19 virus to be more contagious than SARS or MERS

Chinese CDC study finds Covid-19 virus to be more contagious than SARS or MERS

A comprehensive study of more than 72,000 confirmed and suspected cases of the novel coronavirus by Chinese scientists has revealed new information about the deadly infection which has brought much of the country to a halt. Carried out by a group of experts at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and published in…MORE

Mexican national charged with acting as Russian agent in the US, DOJ says

Mexican national charged with acting as Russian agent in the US, DOJ says

A Mexican national has been arrested and charged with acting as a Russian agent within the United States, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes, who lived in Singapore and worked as an occupational researcher, was recruited by a Russian government official last year and directed to rent an apartment in Miami-Dade County,…MORE

Donald Trump and his pardon triangle

Donald Trump and his pardon triangle

President Donald Trump on Tuesday picked a handful of corrupt former officials and corrupt wealthy influence peddlers and granted them clemency, just days after his administration’s latest controversy: accusations that he was tipping the scales of justice in favor of his friend Roger Stone (which he keeps saying he has every right to do, but…MORE

Trump’s pardon spree deepens crisis gripping American justice

Trump’s pardon spree deepens crisis gripping American justice

President Donald Trump just appointed himself America’s judge and jury, casting even deeper doubts on whether the nation’s impartial justice system can withstand his expanding political assault. “I’m actually, I guess, the chief law enforcement officer of the country,” Trump said Tuesday, after setting off alarm bells with a flurry of pardons and commutations. Though…MORE

Syracuse University students renew protests following administration’s response to racist incidents

Syracuse University students renew protests following administration’s response to racist incidents

Students at New York’s Syracuse University are occupying a campus building for the second time this school year following several reported racist incidents. #NotAgainSU, a black student-led movement at Syracuse University, launched a sit-in Monday afternoon citing the administration’s handling of previous and recent racist incidents on campus. The organization says Monday’s sit-in at the…MORE

Woman who posed as baby photographer charged with assault and attempted kidnapping after drugging a mother and planning to steal her child, prosecutors say

Woman who posed as baby photographer charged with assault and attempted kidnapping after drugging a mother and planning to steal her child, prosecutors say

A Washington woman is facing second degree assault and attempted kidnapping charges after prosecutors say she posed as a newborn photographer and drugged a mother in order to steal her baby. Juliette Leilani Parker pleaded not guilty to both charges Tuesday during a hearing. CNN has reached out to Parker’s attorney Ephraim W. Benjamin, but…MORE

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