Month: May 2020

The Much-Maligned Amazon Owner Jeff Bezos Does Something Many Churches Should Have Done–Opens the Biggest Family Homeless Shelter in Washington that Can House Up to 200 People–Not in Another Building but In Amazon Headquarters


Among the shelter’s facilities are an industrial kitchen (pictured), large dining room – big enough for social distancing – and space for Amazon’s legal team to provide pro bono support

Amazon has opened a permanent homeless shelter inside one of its office buildings in its downtown Seattle headquarters.

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Five sailors tested positive once, isolated for two weeks, tested positive a second time have been taken off ship


In this Oct. 15, 2019, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Capt. Carlos Sardiello, who was then the commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), addresses sailors during the 244th Navy birthday celebration on the mess decks during a home port visit in San Diego. Sardiello was called on to step in as commander of the Roosevelt after Capt. Brett Crozier was fired for sending an email pleading with commander to act more quickly to address the growing outbreak on the ship. (Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary Wheeler/U.S. Navy via AP)

Five sailors on the U.S. aircraft carrier sidelined in Guam due to a COVID-19 outbreak have tested positive for the virus for the second time and have been taken off the ship, according to the Navy.

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NBA legend Patrick Ewing, 57, is rushed to hospital with coronavirus and placed in isolation as he describes COVID-19 as something ‘not to be taken lightly’


NBA Legend Patrick Ewing has been hospitalized after testing positive to COVID-19.

The Basketball Hall of Famer and former New York Knicks center, 57, was admitted to a Washington, D.C. hospital Friday evening and is now in isolation.

Ewing, who currently serves as head coach of Georgetown University’s basketball team, released a statement through the elite school confirming his diagnosis.

‘I want to share that I have tested positive for COVID-19. This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly,’ the statement read.

‘I want to encourage everyone to stay safe and take care of yourselves and your loved ones. Now more than ever, I want to thank the healthcare workers and everyone on the front lines. I’ll be fine and we will all get through this.’

Ewing did not disclose when he tested positive to the virus, or where he believes he contracted it.

ESPN reports that Ewing…

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