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Golden State Killer Pleads Guilty To A Horrific String Of Unsolved Crimes

Golden State Killer Pleads Guilty To A Horrific String Of Unsolved Crimes

Amy Holliday, the Sacramento County deputy district attorney, cited the current coronavirus pandemic as the reason why the court wanted to move forward with getting DeAngelo’s confession. Holliday also noted, according to CNN, that courts being closed throughout the state and the complications of having older prisoners in the courtroom played a role. She said…
4 reasons state plans to open up may backfire — and soon

4 reasons state plans to open up may backfire — and soon

On Monday, Missouri will allow concerts to resume for the first time since the state’s stay-at-home order started at the beginning of April. Yes, concerts, where people usually pack together, breathing the same air. Apparently, the Missouri government believes it will be safe if people attending stand 6 feet apart. It’s not just concerts: Under…
New York is the first state to cancel a presidential primary over coronavirus concerns

New York is the first state to cancel a presidential primary over coronavirus concerns

New York state has canceled its June 23 Democratic presidential primary, becoming the first state to do so over concerns about the coronavirus. The decision came after a Monday vote by commissioners on the New York State Board of Elections. The decision will not impact primaries for congressional, state-level, and local races, which will be…
Chart: The coronavirus pandemic, state by state

Chart: The coronavirus pandemic, state by state

The coronavirus outbreak first erupted in the United States in Seattle, and while New York has become the American epicenter of the pandemic, there are Covid-19 cases in all 50 states. The pathogen is spreading across the country, along with positive tests and death counts. Getting control over the outbreak depends on each state’s ability…
This Map Gives Your State A Letter Grade Based On Its Gender Pay Gap

This Map Gives Your State A Letter Grade Based On Its Gender Pay Gap

While it’s a useful starting point, ultimately this broad view obscures just how wide the pay gap is for some groups of women. It varies greatly by race (for example, Latinx women make around 54 cents for every dollar a white man makes), and it also varies greatly by state.Ahead, we’ve broken down how women…
What Is A State Of Emergency? Trump Responds To Coronavirus Outbreak

What Is A State Of Emergency? Trump Responds To Coronavirus Outbreak

According to CNN, the states that have currently declared an official state of emergency include New York, California, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Utah, Oregon, and Washington. While Pennsylvania hasn’t issued a state of emergency, the state has issued a disaster declaration. Austin, Texas has done the same, and it’s likely many states and localities will…
The current state of the Biden-Sanders delegate math, explained

The current state of the Biden-Sanders delegate math, explained

A round of defeats for Bernie Sanders in Tuesday’s primary contests has put the Vermont senator in a deeper delegate hole — and his scenario for a comeback against Joe Biden is growing more implausible. “Last night, obviously, was not a good night for our campaign from a delegate point of view,” Sanders said at…
What Is A State Of Emergency? Public Officials Respond To Coronavirus Outbreak

What Is A State Of Emergency? Public Officials Respond To Coronavirus Outbreak

According to CNN, the states that have currently declared an official state of emergency include New York, California, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Utah, Oregon, and Washington. While Pennsylvania hasn’t issued a state of emergency, the state has issued a disaster declaration. Austin, Texas has done the same, and it’s likely many states and localities will…
Read the full text of Trump’s State of the Union speech

Read the full text of Trump’s State of the Union speech

President Donald Trump addressed Congress on Tuesday night for his last State of the Union address before the 2020 election, claiming in an appeal to voters that, over the past three years, he had helped stage the “Great American Comeback.” A transcript follows: Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of…
Trump’s State of the Union address: How to watch and what to expect

Trump’s State of the Union address: How to watch and what to expect

President Trump will deliver his State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 4, at 9 pm ET in the Capitol. The speech comes just one day after the Iowa caucuses and in the midst of the president’s impeachment trial, promising to make it an especially fraught event. Trump will likely use this occasion to…

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