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Nick Cordero, Broadway actor, dies at 41 after battle with Covid-19

Nick Cordero, a Broadway actor who had admirers across the world rallying for his recovery, has died after a battle with Covid-19, according to his wife, Amanda Kloots. He was 41. “God has another angel in heaven now,” Kloots posted on her official Instagram account Sunday night. “My darling husband passed away this morning. He…MORE

Energy companies cancel construction of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy have canceled their Atlantic Coast Pipeline project, a natural gas pipeline that was to stretch hundreds of miles across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina, citing “legal uncertainty.” Despite a recent win for the project in the US Supreme Court, ongoing delays, litigation and an expected increase in costs threatened…MORE

Animal hospital catches fire in Thibodaux, Terrebonne Parish deputies say

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies say an animal hospital caught fire Sunday in Thibodaux.The TPSO says deputies were dispatched to a fire Sunday at the Ridgefield Animal Hospital on Percy Brown Road.The Schriever Volunteer Department quickly extinguished the fire, the TPSO said.No people were inside the building at the time, and no animals were injured.Property…MORE

Man in famous 9/11 photo dies of Covid-19, family says

A man seen in a famous photo of New Yorkers fleeing from the 9/11 collapse of the World Trade Center’s south tower has passed away due to Covid-19, his family told CNN. Stephen Cooper was delivering political papers in lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001, when a police officer told him and others to run,…MORE

Fact-checking Trump’s Fourth of July speech

In his Fourth of July speech, President Donald Trump reflected on the nation’s history and its accomplishments. He also made several false claims about the coronavirus and his administration’s response to the pandemic. Coronavirus response efforts According to Trump, his administration’s strategy to address coronavirus “is moving along well.” He added, “We’ve learned how to…MORE

Here are the 8 Supreme Court cases the justices have yet to rule on

Here are the 8 Supreme Court cases the justices have yet to rule on

The Supreme Court is taking an unusually long time to complete its term this year, with decisions in eight cases still under wraps days after the justices would have typically cleared out its docket for the season. The coronavirus pandemic can be partly blamed for the delay. Already, the justices broke tradition in May by…MORE