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Record-Breaking Tropical Storm Fay Forms Off Atlantic Coast

Tropical Storm Fay has developed off the coast of the Carolinas, adding to an already busy start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. In an update late last evening, the National Hurricane Center said Fay was located about 70 miles south of Cape Hatteras, N.C., and about 140 miles south-southeast of Ocean City, Md. The storm was traveling north at 8 mph with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. A tropical storm warning was in effect for the coast, from Cape May, N.J., to Watch Hill, R.I., including Long Island and Long Island Sound. ...Read more

Harvard, MIT Suing To Block ICE From Removing Student Visas For Online Instruction

On Wednesday, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”) sued to block new immigration restrictions that would prevent students in the United States on visas from taking classes at institutions that offer fully online courses. The lawsuit seeks a temporary restraining order and permanent injunction against the policy decision by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that would require international students whose universities move to fully online instruction amid the COVID-19 pandemic to transfer or face deportation. ...Read more

PGA Pro Sean Fredrickson And His 3 Children Among Passengers Killed In Idaho Plane Crash

PGA golf pro Sean Fredrickson, his son Hayden Fredrickson and his stepchildren Sofia and Quinn Olsen were among those who were killed on Sunday after two planes collided and fell into a lake in Idaho. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office confirmed in a press release on Tuesday that two planes crashed into each other above the lake around 2:20 p.m. on Sunday. Multiple units and the U.S. Coast Guard responded to the scene, though the sheriff’s office’s sonar team eventually located both planes at about 127 feet and recovered two victims’ bodies from the water. ...Read more