Trump is still using racist terms to describe the coronavirus. That has real consequences for Asian Americans.

In a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this past weekend, President Donald Trump used the term “kung flu” to describe the coronavirus, one of several racist statements he made during a wide-ranging speech that touched on his administration’s handling of the pandemic.

“By the way, it’s a disease, without question, [that] has more names than any disease in history,” Trump said at the time. “I can name kung flu, I can name 19 different versions of names.”

Since then, Trump’s press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has gone on to defend his use of the term. When asked how he and his …

Trump is holding a rally in one of the country’s worst Covid-19 hot spots

Just a few short days after a flopped rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Donald Trump is back on the campaign trail. On Tuesday, the president headed to Arizona to address a student rally in Phoenix, where coronavirus cases have begun to climb at an alarming rate.

The rally is just one part of a larger swing through the state, which is on track to be a key battleground in the general election this November. Trump started his day with a visit to the US Border Patrol station in Yuma, Arizona, where he participated in a briefing on border security.…

A lawsuit is threatening the Internet Archive — but it’s not as dire as you may have heard

The Internet Archive (also known as IA or, home to the giant vault of internet and public domain history known as the Wayback Machine, is currently facing a crisis — one largely defined by misinformation. A group of publishing companies filed a scathing copyright lawsuit earlier this month over the IA’s controversial attempt to open an “Emergency Library” during the coronavirus pandemic. Ever since, confusion about the scope of the lawsuit and its potential impact on the IA as a whole has stoked fears of a crackdown on the IA’s many projects, including its gargantuan archive …

Fauci: Coronavirus vaccine could be available by end of 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, told Congress Tuesday that he’s “cautiously optimistic” about the development of a coronavirus vaccine, saying that he believes one could be available as soon as the end of this year, or the beginning of 2021.

Fauci’s update came during a House Energy and Commerce Committee on the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Fauci testified along with other top officials leading the nation’s efforts against the coronavirus, specifically Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Steven Hahn, and Assistant Secretary for Health Brett …

15 primary races to watch in New York

After New York’s June 23 primaries, a few of the Democratic party’s highest-profile and longest-serving House members could be picked off.

Rep. Eliot Engel, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Committee and has been in Congress since 1989, appears to be the most vulnerable member on Tuesday. His chief challenger, Bronx middle school founding principal Jamaal Bowman, has mounted a formidable campaign and has picked up a number of big endorsements from progressives, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren. The Democratic establishment has stepped in to try to save Engelhe was Hillary Clinton’s first House primary

Linear bushing for handling and automation

The technology of linear bushing as motion elements in many different types is used in high-precision motion applications, such as automation of transfer, assembly machinery, CNC machines, 3D printers, and locating. With various designs, modifications, and abundant sizes these elements can meet all applications and demands in a particular industry.

The motion elements are applied in the axial direction, while they are making rolling contact with linear schafts, that are available to purchase in a specialized online store Tuli. A web store offers components that are made with a tolerance class of H6 and have induction hardened surface from …

Google employees are demanding the company stop selling software to police

Over 1,600 Google employees have signed an internal petition as of Monday afternoon that calls for their employer stop selling its software to police.

The employees’ demands follow a wave of protests calling for racial justice in the US after a spate of killings targeting black Americans, including the alleged murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man on a run in Glynn County, Georgia, and the police killings of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky, who were both unarmed.

“We’re disappointed to know that Google is still selling to police forces, and advertises its connection with …