Chris Lefkow
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NASA releases first audio from Mars, video of landing
by Chris Lefkow - February 23, 2021 - 7:19am
The high-definition video clip, lasting three minutes and 25 seconds, shows the deployment of a red-and-white parachute with a 70.5-foot-wide (21.5-meter-wide) canopy.
Trump acquitted, again, by US Senate
by Chris Lefkow - February 14, 2021 - 10:12am
The defense team swatted the evidence away, arguing that Trump's appeal to supporters to "fight like hell, at the rally that preceded the attack," was merely rhetorical.
Democrats wrap impeachment case, urging Trump be convicted
by Chris Lefkow - February 8, 2021 - 7:30am
After two days of presentations, including hours of graphic video from the pro-Trump riot that swept the Capitol January 6, Democratic impeachment managers called on senators to vote for conviction.
Chinese cybercriminals targeted COVID-19 research, hacked hundreds of companies — US
by Chris Lefkow - July 22, 2020 - 7:45am
Two Chinese nationals have been indicted for seeking to steal COVID-19 vaccine research and hacking hundreds of companies in the United States and abroad, including defense contractors, the US Justice Department...
Florida at center of virus outbreak and battle over school reopening
by Chris Lefkow - July 17, 2020 - 7:55am
Florida is the new epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic in the United States and is shaping up as a key battleground in a partisan-tinged fight playing out nationally over reopening schools in the fall.
Nations slow reopening as resurgent coronavirus stalks globe
by Chris Lefkow - July 16, 2020 - 8:06am
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide topped 13.4 million and more than 579,000 deaths have been reported since the virus emerged late last year in China.
Virus lockdowns begin to ease, cases top three million
by Chris Lefkow - April 28, 2020 - 8:34am
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide soared past three million on Monday as several European nations and a handful of US states began taking steps to reopen their shuttered economies.
'Hunger pandemic' fears as virus roils world economy
by Chris Lefkow - April 22, 2020 - 8:07am
The United Nations warned Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic could trigger famine in already vulnerable countries as the worldwide freeze on commerce sent shock waves through financial markets. 
China lifts Wuhan travel ban, Britain, New York report record deaths
by Chris Lefkow - April 8, 2020 - 8:24am
China lifted a travel ban on Tuesday on residents of Wuhan, where the coronavirus pandemic began last year, and reported no new deaths, but the situation remained grim elsewhere as Britain and New York State recorded...
Trump threatens to cut WHO funding, China lifts Wuhan travel ban
by Chris Lefkow - April 8, 2020 - 8:08am
(Update 1, 11:03 a.m.) President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut US funding to the World Health Organization, accusing it of bias toward China, where the authorities lifted a two-and-a-half month travel...
Mueller report details Trump's efforts to halt probe
by Chris Lefkow - April 19, 2019 - 8:59am
Donald Trump's lawyers and advisers repeatedly rebuffed attempts by the president to halt Robert Mueller's investigation, according to the special counsel's report published on Thursday.
Ethiopian Airlines crash: What is the MCAS system on the Boeing 737 Max 8?
by Chris Lefkow - March 13, 2019 - 8:33am
Similarities between the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes have focused attention on an anti-stalling system used in the new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft.
US House strikes down Trump's border emergency, now goes to Senate
by Chris Lefkow - February 27, 2019 - 9:19am
The US House of Representatives dealt a blow to President Donald Trump on Tuesday, approving a resolution blocking him from obtaining funding for a Mexican border wall through his declaration of a national emer...
A million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast
by Chris Lefkow - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
More than a million people were under evacuation orders in the eastern United States yesterday, where powerful Hurricane Florence threatened catastrophic damage to a region popular with vacationers and home to crucial...
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