California expected to enact landmark sex law


California is expected to outlaw unconsented condom removal, or “stealthing,” being the first state to do so. Assembly Member Cristina Garcia, who authored the measure, announced on Twitter the bill was on the way to the Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk.   “It makes it clear that ‘stealthing’ or removing a condom [without] permission isn’t just … Read more

West Nile virus kills a North Dakota resident

West Nile Virus

A resident of southwestern North Dakota has died of the West Nile virus, the first in the state this year. The North Dakota Department of Health made the announcement on Friday.   As of Thursday, the state’s health department recorded 19 cases of the virus, with ten hospitalizations in 13 counties. Last year, the state … Read more

San Diego COVID-19 cases up by 1,031, total reaches 343K


San Diego health officials reported 1,031 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, September 10, placing the total to 343,173 cases. The area has also reported 12 new deaths, for a total of 3,941; and 174 hospitalizations, for a total of 17,253.   Positivity rate Is at 5.2%, of the total 26,271 tests conducted that … Read more

Fallen Omaha Marine welcomed in streets

Daniel Page

Thousands of people lined the streets of Omaha to welcome the body of a Marine that died in Afghanistan. Corporal Daniel Page, 23, was one of the 13 U.S. service members who died in the Kabul Airport Bombing, injuring 169 others.   Page’s body was airlifted to Eppley Airfield, then transported to Braman Mortuary in … Read more

More than half of adults received shot of COVID-19 vaccine in Wisconsin


More than half of Wisconsin’s population have been shot with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with a total tally of 3,233,643 people. The state also administered more than 10,000 doses for a second day in a row, totaling 6.2 million shots given since the start of vaccination in December 2020.   Out … Read more