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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

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

Cleveland Indians manager says it’s time to change the team name

Cleveland Indians manager says it’s time to change the team name

Terry Francona, the manager of Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians, told reporters on Sunday that he thinks it’s time to change the team’s name. “I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” Francona said. “I know in the past, when I’ve been asked about, whether it’s our…MORE

121 University of Washington students test positive for Covid-19

121 University of Washington students test positive for Covid-19

More than a hundred students at University of Washington fraternity houses in Seattle have tested positive for Covid-19, the university said Sunday. The university said in a joint news release with the Seattle and King County public health department that 121 students had tested positive for the virus in the fraternity house cluster, 112 of…MORE

Philadelphia highway shut down as protesters enter roadway

Officials closed part of Interstate 676 in Philadelphia on Sunday after protesters marched onto the highway, according to the city’s emergency management office. The highway, now reopened, was closed between I-76 and I-95, according to a tweet from the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management. Dozens of protesters could be seen standing in the roadway, some…MORE

YMCA camp in Georgia closes after campers and staff test positive for coronavirus

An overnight camp with locations in north Georgia closed after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus, and other campers and staff have since tested positive for the contagious virus. YMCA Camp High Harbour said that they learned a counselor had tested positive for Covid-19 on June 24. The counselor was immediately sent home,…MORE