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Google Maps releases new features to help people navigate coronavirus hot spots

Google Maps releases new features to help people navigate coronavirus hot spots

Google Maps has launched new features to help users safely get around during the coronavirus pandemic. More than 11 million people worldwide have contracted the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University, and 500,000 have died. Countries and regions have implemented varying restrictions, depending on the severity of their outbreaks, and that has complicated travel. “COVID-19…MORE

Frederick Douglass’ descendants recite his famous speech about July 4th

Frederick Douglass’ descendants recite his famous speech about July 4th

For the Fourth of July, Frederick Douglass‘ descendants read excerpts of his famous speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” Douglass, an abolitionist who fought for social reform in the 1800s, delivered the speech on July 5, 1852 at an Independence Day celebration, pointing out the hypocrisy in the holiday and in…MORE

Teen sensation Mason Greenwood boosts Manchester United’s Champions League hopes

Teen sensation Mason Greenwood boosts Manchester United’s Champions League hopes

Teenage sensation Mason Greenwood scored two brilliant goals in a 5-2 hammering of relegation-threatened Bournemouth, bolstering Manchester United’s Champions League hopes. The 18-year-old, widely considered one of the most exciting prospects to emerge from United’s academy in recent years, continued his brilliant run of form following the Premier League restart to take his goal tally…MORE

Seattle protesters struck by car; suspect in custody, police say

Seattle protesters struck by car; suspect in custody, police say

Two women were seriously hurt early Saturday morning when a vehicle drove into a group of protesters in Seattle, authorities say. A suspect faces multiple felony charges, said Capt. Ron Mead of the Washington State Patrol. Seattle has been the scene of protests over police brutality and systemic racism, including in a six-block area controlled…MORE