Melania in Lime, Ivanka in Black, Trump as Lord of All He Surveyed

It ended with a spectacle, there is no doubt. A panoply of Trumps, arrayed on a makeshift stage created on the South Lawn of the White House, fanning out around their patriarch as he officially accepted the Republican nomination for president in front of a forest of American flags. The White House glowed in the […]

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‘We really need help’: Coronavirus overwhelms rural Oregon

Heather Griggs presses a phone to her ear in a makeshift office in the small brick courthouse that once served as a jail in rural Pendleton, a place best known for its annual rodeo. Her assured tone masks her exhaustion when she tells the person on the other end that they may have been exposed […]

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Evictions nearly back to pre-pandemic levels in some U.S. areas: Cleveland Fed study

© Reuters. Makeshift sheets displaying messages of protest contesting the ability to pay for rent hang in the window of an apartment building in the Columbia Heights neighborhood in Washington (Reuters) – Landlords in some areas of the United States are filing to evict rent-delinquent tenants at roughly the same rate they were before the […]

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City crews remove some barriers from Seattle protest zone

Crews from Seattle’s transportation department removed some makeshift barriers around the city’s “occupied” protest zone following two fatal shootings in the area By The Associated Press June 30, 2020, 6:53 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEATTLE — Seattle transportation crews used heavy equipment Tuesday to remove […]

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Noose found hanging in tree at Sonoma Raceway

A makeshift noose was found hanging from a tree at the Sonoma Raceway in Northern California, and officials said they are investigating the incident. Raceway President Steve Page said a “piece of twine tied in what appeared to be a noose” was found hanging from a tree Saturday behind a former administrative office, news outlets […]

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Atlanta shooting, statues new focal points for protests

A makeshift memorial popped up Sunday at a fast-food restaurant where a black man was fatally shot by a white Atlanta police officer, one of the latest deaths of black men that have ignited a new wave of anti-racism protests across the country. Early Sunday, Atlanta police announced that an officer, Garrett Rolfe, had been […]

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DC convention center has not treated a single coronavirus patient after preparing for worst-case scenario

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The makeshift field hospital that the Army Corps of Engineers set up at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., to treat coronavirus patients has not seen a single one, officials told Fox News. The facility, which […]

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Greg Zanis, Who Made Crosses for Mass Shooting Victims, Dies at 69

ImageGreg Zanis of Aurora, Ill., preparing crosses to place at a makeshift memorial for victims of a mass shooting in El Paso in August.Credit…John Locher/Associated Press Many people knew Greg Zanis simply as “the cross man.” From Newtown, Conn., to Las Vegas and El Paso, he made more than 26,000 wooden memorials — most of […]

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Selena Gomez Stuns In Makeup-Free Pic & Shows Off At-Home Recording Studio In Quarantine

Selena Gomez is a natural beauty! The singer showed off her ‘makeshift’ home recording studio in this gorgeous new Instagram pic. Selena Gomez, 27, is still making music! The pop star shared a gorgeous make-up free photo to her Instagram on Saturday, May 2 as she appeared to be preparing to record a song. “Makeshift […]

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‘Walking Dead’ star Jeffrey Dean Morgan hosts at-home studio show

Hollywood’s unprecedented shutdown due to the coronavirus has pressured the networks to deliver product in makeshift locations. Talk show hosts have experimented doing their gigs with laptops, while news anchors have broadcast from their basements, family rooms and libraries. “Walking Dead” star Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who plays the ominous Negan on the AMC zombie apocalypse […]

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Central Park houses hospital ward as NY races to add beds

There is a coronavirus ward in tents in Central Park. A makeshift hospital has been set up in a Manhattan convention center. Over the next few weeks, spaces including pro tennis courts, college dorms and a cruise ship terminal are supposed to start housing patients as New York state races to roughly triple its hospital […]

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Hospital Safety Rules Are Relaxed to Fight Coronavirus

ImageA makeshift hospital setup at the Javits Center in New York City last week.Credit…Peter Foley/EPA, via Shutterstock The federal government announced Monday that it was relaxing many of its usual safety standards for hospitals so they could expand services to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is changing rules on […]

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Hailey Baldwin Films Justin Bieber Hilariously Pretending ‘The Floor Is Lava’ In A Onesie — Watch

Justin Bieber showed off his endurance skills in this makeshift obstacle course! The singer hopped and skipped his way through his home, all without touching the floor! Justin Bieber, 26, and Hailey Baldwin, 23, are literally owning the quarantine game! The “Yummy” singer completed a makeshift obstacle course at his Canadian mansion — all while […]

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UN: 85% of new infections, deaths coming from Europe and US

Spain started storing bodies in an ice rink converted to a makeshift morgue Tuesday, as coronavirus deaths mounted there and around the world, with the World Health Organization warning the pandemic was still in a nascent stage with infections expected to increase “considerably.” Some 85% of new infections came from Europe and the United States, […]

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Sorry, but Working From Home Is Overrated

I’m writing this from the makeshift quarantine bunker in my dining room — sweatpants on, hand sanitizer nearby, snacking my way through my emergency rations. I’m getting plenty of work done, but I’m starting to get unnerved by the lack of stimulation. It’s been hours (days?) since I interacted face to face with a human […]

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