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Daily Update: Total US Cases Reach 265,450 with 2,938 Deaths | NY & NJ...

Information published here is current as of 1:20 pm, Friday. There are at least 165,450 cases of the novel coronavirus including 20,563 new cases in the United States.

BREAKING: The US Halts The Issuance of Passports Unless it’s a ‘Life-or-Death’ Situation

The US has stopped issuing new passports, unless in a "life-or-death emergency,'' in an effort to help stop the spread of coronavirus. In a statement on its website, the...

Monsey Loses A Tzaddik: HaRav Avraham Yaakov Littman ZT”L

It is with much sadness we report on the Petirah of HaRav Avraham Yaakov Littman ZT”L. HaRav Littman was a beloved Beis Medrash Maggid Shiur at Yeshiva Ohel...

Residents in This U.S. City Face a $1,000 Dollar Fine for Not Wearing a...

Under a motion passed by the city council in Laredo, Texas, earlier this week, residents in the town can now face a fine of up to $1,000 for not wearing some form...
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Nursing Home That had Two Dozen Coronavirus Deaths Faces $600,000 Dollar Fine

A Seattle-area nursing home connected to more than two dozen coronavirus deaths is facing more than $600,000 in fines and the possibility of losing federal funding after officials documented a series of...

Some Doubts About the Accuracy of the White House’s Coronavirus Death Estimates

Some of President Trump’s top advisers have expressed doubts about the estimate, according to three White House officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak...
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WATCH: Justice Department: Engineer accused of crashing train said he was ‘suspicious’ of nearby...

The FBI is examining whether a man accused of intentionally derailing a freight train near the Navy hospital ship Mercy, which is docked in San Pedro to help with the coronavirus crisis, had any ties to...

Due to Coronavirus The Trump Organization May Delay Some of Their Loan Payments

All over the country, businesses large and small are seeking breathing room from their lenders, landlords and business partners as they face the financial fallout from the coronavirus crisis.

Pelosi at it Again With New “Coronavirus Committee”

President Trump, speaking at the White House coronavirus briefing on Thursday, unloaded on Democrats who have created a new House committee with subpoena authority to investigate the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Medical professionals – any level – wanted in Lakewood!

Hatzolah and Bikur Cholim are compiling a list of medical professionals to assist our קהילה if the need arises, c"v. They feel it is critical to have a robust database if need...

Harav Ahron Walkin ZT”L, Rosh Yeshiva in Queens, Rav in Lakewood

It is with great sadness we report the petirah of Harav Ahron Walkin Z"TL. Harav Walkin was a Rosh Yeshiva in Kew Gardens in Queens and was a Rav...

MUST WATCH: Abie Rotenberg & Boruch Levine sing about current situation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gfo8AQJCJys

FLATBUSH SHOMRIM STEP IN: Have an oxygen concentrator? Call them NOW!

Flatbush Shomrim has launched a campaign to secure 1,000 oxygen concentrator devices which can help coronavirus victims remain at home and potentially avoid the hospital. In doing so, this will help overcrowding...

Boruch Dayan Ha’Emes: Harav Hagoan R’ Mendel Margolius ZT”L, S’gan Rosh Yeshiva Torah Temimah

With the deepest sorrow, VeltNews regrets to inform of the petirah of Harav Hagoan R' Mendel Margolius ZT"L, S'gan Rosh Yeshiva Mesivta Torah Temimah. He was 65 years...

WATCH LIVE: President Trump & Task Force

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1y9KOesF6w

White House Expected to Instruct Everyone to Wear Face Masks

The White House is expected to announce a new policy, based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that would urge Americans to wear cloth masks in an effort...

U.S. Welcomes Medical Supplies Shipment From Russia

The U.S. on Wednesday night welcomed a Russian shipment of medical supplies, part of an effort by the State Department to source priority goods needed to combat the coronavirus from other countries.

Man Found Unresponsive on N.Y. Train

 It was a grim discovery on a subway train in the Astoria section of Queens early on Thursday morning.  Passengers reported an unconscious person on an 'N' train at the Ditmars Boulevard Subway Station on 105 St.

WATCH Live: Phil Murphy Gives Update on N.J.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0SgF5b3PF0