• The mayor of coronavirus-plagued New Orleans took a shot at Trump, saying the city would have canceled Mardi Gras if the federal government had taken the outbreak seriously

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell defended her decision not to cancel the city's Mardi Gras festivities earlier this year, when the coronavirus had already been ravaging the US.
    She told CNN that if the outbreak had been taken seriously on the federal level at the time, they would have called off the event.
    "When it's not taken seriously on the federal level, it's very difficult to transcend down to the local level in making these decisions," Cantrell said, adding that the federal response "backed up by the response of our national leader."
    Louisiana has grown to be one of the virus'...
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  • US has most known coronavirus cases worldwide, but experts say it's just the beginning of the battle

    US has most known coronavirus cases worldwide, but experts say it's just the beginning of the battle

    9 days ago - By Stl Today

    The US has now surpassed China and Italy - two countries hit hard by the coronavirus - with at least 82,100 reported cases, but several health officials and experts say it's still the beginning.
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