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Trump seeks to capitalize on Twitter’s attempts to constrain him

President Donald Trump is set to announce an executive order against social media companies on Thursday, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters aboard Air Force One on the return flight to Washington following NASA’s aborted SpaceX launch. McEnany did not specify what the order would include, but it signals the most significant step…MORE

WDSU mourns passing of beloved colleague, photojournalist Stephone Cage Sr.

The WDSU news team is sending our condolences to the family of our colleague Stephone Cage Sr. who passed away Wednesday.Cage had been with WDSU since 2003, covering some of the region’s biggest stories including Hurricane Katrina, the BP Oil Spill and Mayor Ray Nagin’s trial and conviction.Cage died after a long battle with cancer.Several…MORE

Attorney general launches new ‘unmasking’ investigation around 2016 election

Attorney general launches new ‘unmasking’ investigation around 2016 election

Attorney General William Barr has tasked a US attorney with reviewing instances of “unmasking” done around the 2016 election, adding the weight of a senior federal prosecutor behind an issue that President Donald Trump has seized on in recent weeks to underpin unfounded allegations about his predecessor. John Bash, the US attorney in San Antonio,…MORE

Pentagon moves to provide additional military aid to Ukraine, citing progress on reforms

Pentagon moves to provide additional military aid to Ukraine, citing progress on reforms

The Pentagon has notified Congress that Ukraine’s government has made the necessary progress on key institutional reforms, thereby justifying an additional $125 million in new military assistance, including patrol boats armed with remote-controlled 30mm autocannons, according to a US defense official and a congressional aide. That certification that Kiev was making progress in countering corruption,…MORE

Blood clots fill lungs of black coronavirus victims, study finds

Careful autopsies of 10 African-American victims of coronavirus show their lungs were clogged with blood clots, researchers reported Wednesday. All 10 patients had underlying conditions that have been shown to worsen infection, including high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. But genetic factors could also be at play, the team at LSU Health New Orleans School…MORE

UConn senior suspected of killing 2 people is arrested after a six-day manhunt

UConn senior suspected of killing 2 people is arrested after a six-day manhunt

A suspect in two killings and a kidnapping in Connecticut has been arrested in Maryland after a six-day manhunt, authorities said. Peter Manfredonia, 23,was taken into custody Wednesday evening in Hagerstown, Maryland, Connecticut State Police tweeted. He was located in the woods by a gas station and was taken into custody without incident, a law…MORE

Biden says he hopes to name vice presidential pick around August 1

Biden says he hopes to name vice presidential pick around August 1

Joe Biden announced at a fundraiser Wednesday evening that he hopes to name his running mate around August 1. Previously, the presumptive nominee had said only that he hopes the vetting process for his vice presidential pick will be done by July. On Tuesday, Biden had told CNN’s Dana Bash in an exclusive in-person interview…MORE

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