Facing Stock Probe, Burr Steps Aside As Senate Intel Chair Published: May 14 2020 1:03 PM

Published: May 14 2020 1:03 PM
A day after federal agents reportedly served him with a search warrant for his cell phone as part of an investigation into his stock sales after a secret briefing on the threat of the Coronavirus, Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) stepped aside as Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. ‘Senator Burr contacted me this morning to inform me of his decision to step aside as Chairman of the Intelligence Committee during the…
Coronavirus cases and deaths still high, but start to drop
Published: May 13 2020 9:20 PM
The number of new Coronavirus cases and deaths in the United States have slowed in recent days, just as more states are beginning to take steps to re-open businesses shuttered by the virus outbreak, but thousands of Americans are still dying as the death toll went over 83,000 on Wednesday. A seven day average of the number of new Coronavirus deaths in the U.S. has started to fall in recent days, as so far there has been no explosion of…
FBI sounds alarm on Chinese hacking linked to Coronavirus
Published: May 13 2020 11:44 AM
The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday specifically warned researchers doing work on the Coronavirus to be aware of stepped up hacking efforts by groups tied to the Chinese government, warning those working on vaccines, treatments or general research to be wary of possible computer intrusions. ‘Health care, pharmaceutical, and research sectors working on COVID-19 response should all be aware they are the prime…
House Democrats unveil $3 trillion Coronavirus aid measure
Published: May 12 2020 9:00 PM
With no sense that economic troubles linked to the Coronavirus outbreak are going to vanish anytime soon, Democrats in the House rolled out a sweeping $3 trillion aid package Tuesday, combining more direct payments to Americans with emergency aid for state and local governments, and another $75 billion for virus testing and tracing efforts. ‘Not acting is the most expensive course,’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said outside of…

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