The Wolverine Daily Newsstand: February 23

{{ timeAgo(‘2021-02-23 06:00:00 -0600’) }} basketball Edit Clayton Sayfie • TheWolverine Staff Writer Tweets Of The Day 🚨 NEW AP Poll! 🚨1. Gonzaga2. Baylor3. Michigan4. Ohio State5. Illinois6. Alabama7. Oklahoma8. Villanova9. Iowa10. West Virginia— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) February 22, 2021 Quote Of The Day “Everyone is happy for each other’s success. There are jealousy…Continue Reading

Daily new Covid cases in US dip below 100,000 for first time in months

Average daily new coronavirus cases in the US have dipped below 100,000 for the first time in months, but experts cautioned on Sunday that infections remain high and precautions to slow the pandemic must remain in place.The seven-day rolling average of new infections was well above 200,000 for much of December and went to roughly…Continue Reading

Daily Show reporter clashes with Capitol Hill MAGA protesters: ‘We are gonna clean this place out, one way or another’

The Daily Show reporter and comedian Jordan Klepper has become well known for covering pro-Trump rallies, and he was in the crowd when a right-wing mob descended on Capitol Hill last week.In his latest instalment of “Jordan Klepper Fingers the Pulse”, the correspondent spoke to a number of insurrectionists, one of whom was holding a…Continue Reading

U.S. sets daily records with 3,800 COVID-19 deaths, 130K hospitalizations

Jan. 6 (UPI) — Nearly 3,800 Americans died from COVID-19 on Tuesday — the highest single-day death toll so far during the pandemic — and hospitalizations again rose to record levels, new data showed. There were 3,775 coronavirus-related deaths nationwide, breaking the previous one-day record of 3,750 set last week, according to disease trackers at…Continue Reading

Daily Crunch: Goodbye, Periscope

Periscope is shutting down, Samsung has plans for more foldable devices and Airbnb sets new diversity goals. This is your Daily Crunch for December 15, 2020. The big story: Goodbye, Periscope It’s official: Twitter -owned live-streaming app Periscope is shutting down by March of next year. That’s not hugely surprising, both because Jane Manchun Wong…Continue Reading

Daily COVID-19 death toll in the US passes 3,000 — more than the death toll from the 9/11 tragedy

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images According to the COVID Tracking Project, on Wednesday the US recorded its highest COVID-19 daily death toll to date, with 3,054 recorded deaths. The staggering number of deaths surpasses the death toll across New York City, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania on 9/11 when a series of terrorist attacks killed 2,977 people. As…Continue Reading