Mainstream Media: New York Post

  • They cracked the case. A Florida woman was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly filling hundreds of residential mailboxes with plastic Easter eggs stuffed with pornographic pictures and religious writings, authorities said. Abril Cestoni, 42, admitted to police that she distributed over 400 pamphlets in recent days across Flagler County for educational purposes, according to the...
  • WASHINGTON — US researchers have opened another safety test of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine, this one using a skin-deep shot instead of the usual deeper jab. The pinch should feel like a simple skin test, a researcher told the volunteer lying on an exam table in Kansas City, Missouri, on Wednesday. “It’s the most important...
  • The Trump administration has barred refuge to nearly 10,000 Mexicans and Central Americans after closing down the southern border during the US coronavirus outbreak last month. The people have been “expelled” back to Mexico and denied asylum under guidelines set by President Trump when he shut down non-essential travel across the border on March 21,...
  • They are the faces of the frontline. An artist collected photos from healthcare workers across the United Kingdom to create a stunning digital collage of a nurse in scrubs and a face mask with the words “THANK YOU.” Pop artist Nathan Wyburn, 30, of South Wales, said he created the image as a small gesture...
  • Local hospitals ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic could get the shaft in funding under the recently approved $2 trillion federal COVID-19 emergency spending package, the New York Congressional delegation claims. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act approved by Congress and President Trump includes $150 billion to provide relief to hospitals and other...
  • The USNS Comfort and the Javits Center field hospital remain practically empty of COVID-19 patients as both Department of Defense-run facilities strictly manage intake while getting up to speed — to the frustration of medical staffers at swamped city emergency rooms. The Navy-manned, 500-bed Comfort, which docked last week on the city’s West Side —...
  • Biden bros are attacking Bernie Sanders’ national press secretary on social media by posting altered images depicting her as an “essential worker” in the wake of the Sanders suspending his campaign. Briahna Joy Gray bemoaned the images, allegedly created by Joe Biden supporters, which show Gray posing in uniforms for fast food and sanitation workers...
  • WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to announce the creation of a second coronavirus task force focused on reopening the nation’s battered economy, according to reports. The smaller task force would run alongside the existing operation headed by Vice President Mike Pence, which has been focused on delivering urgently needed medical supplies to the states...
  • Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden pushed out new proposals Thursday to expand Medicare and forgive student debt — in a less-than-subtle appeal to the left-wing fans of vanquished rival Bernie Sanders. Sanders, the Vermont senator, suspended his presidential campaign on Wednesday after fighting Biden on policies that Sanders vowed to enact as a democratic...
  • White House reporters will soon learn if they have the coronavirus when they show up to attend daily briefings with President Trump. Journalists with so-called “hard passes” sit just feet from the commander in chief at the press conferences and are allowed to roam West Wing offices behind the podium before and after briefings to...
  • The Empire State on Thursday recorded a total of 159,937 COVID-19 cases -- surpassing every other country worldwide.
  • The 87-year-old New York City doctor who played a pivotal role in the discovery of the rubella vaccine is now helping in the fight against coronavirus. Dr. Stanley Plotkin — known as the “Godfather of Vaccines” — helped to eradicate rubella from the United States after his life-saving inoculation became available in 1969. Now, he...
  • Drugmaker Pfizer said Thursday that it is working on a promising treatment for coronavirus, as well as a vaccine. The drugmaker said preclinical studies showed that an unspecified compound that was originally used to treat SARS — a different coronavirus — has shown potential in battling the dangerous illness. Pfizer research chief Mikael Dolsten said...
  • Coronavirus was detected in Massachusetts sewage at higher levels than expected, suggesting there are many more undiagnosed patients than previously known, according to a new study. Researchers from biotech startup Biobot Analytics collected samples from a wastewater facility for an unnamed metropolitan area in late March, according to a report Tuesday on medRxiv. Eric Alm,...
  • Up to 150 members of the Saudi Arabian royal family have been infected with the coronavirus — striking fear into the hearts of the authoritarian kingdom’s powerful rulers, according to a report Thursday. Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman — the 34-year-old heir widely considered the real power behind the throne — and his ministers have...
  • A Polish priest has become a real holy roller — by offering drive-thru confession in his church parking lot during the coronavirus lockdown. Sitting on a small chair and wearing a face mask, the Rev. Mateusz Kielarski waits for his faithful to drive up outside his large Warsaw church and confess their sins through their...
  • A panel of lawmakers in Kansas has overturned an executive order by Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly that banned religious services of more than 10 people during the coronavirus outbreak. The move on Wednesday came after House and Senate Republicans in the state blasted Kelly’s order as an unconstitutional overreach, the Wichita Eagle reports. Senate President...
  • Countries should be cautious about completely ending coronavirus lockdowns for their citizens until there is a vaccine against the deadly bug, according to a new study based on China’s experience. China’s strict public health interventions brought the first wave of COVID-19 in the country to an end — but authorities need to be proactive to...
  • WASHINGTON — Pentagon leaders anticipate that the coronavirus may strike more Navy ships at sea after an outbreak aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific infected more than 400 sailors, a top general said Thursday. Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said one member of the crew of the USS...
  • The Big Apple is getting 50,000 coronavirus tests donated by an Indiana city that has way more than it needs, its mayor announced Thursday. The city of Carmel is home to a new lab, Apex Medical, that can churn out 12,000 kits per day — and expects to have enough material to make as many...