Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly Submits Resignation Letter After Calling Captain of Virus-Stricken Ship ‘Stupid’: Official — TIME

(WASHINGTON) — Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has submitted a letter of resignation to Defense Secretary Mark Esper. That’s according to an official who spoke on condition of anonymity in order to discuss the matter before an official announcement. The official says Modly has also told staff he is quitting…

via Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly Submits Resignation Letter After Calling Captain of Virus-Stricken Ship ‘Stupid’: Official — TIME

Participating McDonald’s restaurants in Southern California offering free breakfast for health care workers and first responders — Orange County Register

To show its appreciation for those on the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis, McDonald’s Southern California franchisees are offering free breakfasts to health care workers and first responders. 214 more words

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1 surfer cited, but most people compliant at closed, restricted beaches across Southern California — Orange County Register

A boy hustles across a deserted parking lot at Doheny State Beach. The parking lot was closed to motorists in an attempt to stem crowds from showing up at the beach during the coronavirus pandemic in Dana Point, CA on Saturday, March 28, 2020. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG)…

via 1 surfer cited, but most people compliant at closed, restricted beaches across Southern California — Orange County Register

Bernie Sanders May Be Losing, But COVID-19 Is Keeping Medicare for All Alive and Well — TIME

As the coronavirus pandemic overshadows the Democratic primary race, current and former progressive candidates’ ideas are enjoying an unexpected turn in the spotlight. In response to the U.S. economy tanking, the federal government has moved to provide relief in a range of ways that would have seemed like far-off liberal dreams just months ago…

via Bernie Sanders May Be Losing, But COVID-19 Is Keeping Medicare for All Alive and Well — TIME

Massive #asteroid to swing past Earth after Valentine’s Day — fox5sandiego.com

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Not long after Valentine’s Day ends, a massive asteroid estimated to be between 1,443 feet and 3,248 feet long will pass by Earth around 6:05 a.m. ET on Saturday. Based on the size range, it could be anywhere between the size of a suspension bridge to taller than a skyscraper…

via Massive asteroid to swing past Earth after Valentine’s Day — fox5sandiego.com

#BengalTiger Living Healthy Life After Former Owner Is Convicted in Connection to Viral Logan Paul Video — KTLA

An endangered Bengal tiger cub was discovered when controversial Youtube personality Logan Paul posted a viral video of the tiger playing with his dog at a Studio City home in 2017. The video garnered 8.6 million views and drew criticism online. The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office prosecuted the tiger’s owner, Nicholas Perkins, 33…

via Bengal Tiger Living Healthy Life After Former Owner Is Convicted in Connection to Viral Logan Paul Video — KTLA

Top Newspaper Publisher #McClatchyCo. Files for Bankruptcy Protection — TIME

The publisher of the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star and dozens of other newspapers across the country is filing for bankruptcy protection. McClatchy Co.’s 30 newsrooms, including The Charlotte Observer, The News and Observer in Raleigh, and The Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, will continue to operate as usual as the publisher reorganizes…

via Top Newspaper Publisher McClatchy Co. Files for Bankruptcy Protection — TIME