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Police arrest Florida pastor for holding church services despite stay-at-home order

Police arrest Florida pastor for holding church services despite stay-at-home order

Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne said he wouldn’t close his doors of his Tampa, Florida, megachurch until the End Times begin. The police weren’t willing to wait that long. On Monday, Florida sheriff’s deputies arrested the evangelical pastor, who has continued to host large church services despite public orders urging residents to stay home to help contain…MORE

Stuck at home craving Girl Scout cookies? Now you can order them online

Stuck at home craving Girl Scout cookies? Now you can order them online

For those of us being responsible and self-distancing at home, there’s a lot to miss about the world: restaurants, movie theaters … and Girl Scout cookies. Crave no more. Girl Scout cookies are now available to buy online, the organization announced Friday. “To protect girls and communities in the wake of COVID-19, Girl Scouts have…MORE

Animal Crossing is letting people live out their wildest fantasy: Normalcy

Animal Crossing is letting people live out their wildest fantasy: Normalcy

The world seems like it’s ending. It’s enough to make you want to flee to an island populated entirely by friendly animals, tend to a little farm and live out the rest of your life in soothing, pastoral tranquility. Oh wait, that’s the entire premise of “Animal Crossing: New Horizons.” Restless coronavirus shut-ins around the…MORE

New York’s Central Park and harbor are now home to makeshift hospitals

New York’s Central Park and harbor are now home to makeshift hospitals

New York transformed a grassy meadow in Central Park into a makeshift hospital and welcomed a Navy hospital ship as officials scrambled to bolster a medical system becoming overwhelmed by coronavirus. Central Park’s East Meadow on the Upper East Side, normally a spot for picnickers and sunbathers, was converted Sunday into a 68-bed field hospital…MORE

Inside a Brooklyn hospital that is overwhelmed with Covid-19 patients and deaths

Inside a Brooklyn hospital that is overwhelmed with Covid-19 patients and deaths

At Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in New York, the ICU is at capacity, patient beds line the hallways of the emergency department, and the morgue is overflowing. Covid-19, Dr. Arabia Mollette said, has turned the Brooklyn-based hospital into “a war zone.” “A medical war zone,” Mollette, an emergency room physician at Brookdale Hospital, told…MORE

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