Why did TV networks ignore it? On Wednesday, Media Matters' Matt Gertz reported that the total number of minutes devoted to the story on either the morning or evening editions of ABC, NBC, or CBS News in the first two days after the memo was published was zero. "In fact," Gertz wrote, "the only national network broadcasts to mention Trump's coup memo were the late-night variety shows hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, and Seth Meyers."
Mississippi doesn't just have the most deaths in the U.S., but one of the highest fatality rates in the world. If Mississippi were a country, it would follow only Peru (612 per 100,000), Hungary (308) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (307) in terms of per capita deaths from Covid-19. read more
A married Alabama couple known for their reselling videos on YouTube under the name "Alabama Pickers" have both died of COVID. read more
Idaho public health leaders on Thursday expanded health care rationing statewide amid a massive increase in the number of coronavirus patients requiring hospitalization. read more
U.S. officials said last week that adults vaccinated with the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines should start getting booster shots eight months after their second dose was administered, starting in mid-September. Now, a person familiar with the plans tells The Wall Street Journal, federal regulators will likely approve boosters for all three approved vaccines -- Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson -- starting six months after inoculation. read more