Day: February 27, 2020


NYC resident being tested for coronavirus after traveling to Italy

A New York City resident is now being tested for the coronavirus — after the person recently traveled to Italy, the city revealed Thursday. The patient reported symptoms of the virus, but further details on their identity and timing of their travels and illness were unclear. City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot said the number of […]

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Racism and Bigotry
U.S. Congress
United States

U.S. House passes anti-lynching legislation after bill spent over a century in Congress

WASHINGTON – The House on Wednesday passed legislation that would make lynching a federal hate crime, more than 100 years since the first such measure was introduced in Congress. H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, was approved on a 410-to-4 vote. Only a handful of lawmakers — three Republicans and one independent — voted […]

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Pasha Kovalev
Rachel Riley

Rachel Riley returns to Countdown and brings baby Maven with her

Rachel Riley brought the family along for her first day back at work (Picture: Instagram) Rachel Riley has officially returned to work on Countdown – but was totally upstaged by bringing her adorable baby girl Maven along with her. The maths whizz was leading lady of the mental arithmetic favourite was seen beaming alongside her […]

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