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RNC and Wisconsin Republicans file emergency petition in voting dispute

The Republican National Committee and Wisconsin Republicans on Saturday asked the Supreme Court to freeze a lower court opinion that extends the state’s absentee ballot deadline, giving voters an extra six days to submit their ballots from Election Day to April 13. The emergency filing marks the first coronavirus-related petition that the justices will review…MORE

Trump says that there could be a shortage of ventilators

Trump says that there could be a shortage of ventilators

President Donald Trump said Saturday that there could be a shortage of ventilators available to Americans as the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the nation. When pressed by CNN’s Jeremy Diamond at the White House coronavirus task force briefing as to whether there will be a shortage of ventilators in some cases, Trump said there “could…MORE

New York City schools won’t be using Zoom anymore because of security concerns

New York City schools won’t be using Zoom anymore because of security concerns

Schools in New York City are moving away from using the video conference app Zoom after a review of security concerns. The city’s Department of Education is directing schools to “move away from using Zoom as soon as possible,” Danielle Filson, a department spokeswoman, told CNN in a statement. “There are many new components to…MORE

A gender reveal party ignited a 10-acre brush fire in Florida, fire officials say

A gender reveal party ignited a 10-acre brush fire in Florida, fire officials say

A gender reveal party in Florida went wrong and sparked a 10-acre fire, CNN affiliate WESH reported. Firefighters were called to a home in Brevard County, Florida, last weekend after reports that a blaze was possibly ignited by fireworks, fire officials said. But when they arrived, firefighters realized some explosives had been in the mix.…MORE