The Saint Louis couple who became a national story after defending their home have been charged with a felony by Saint Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has already declared that he’ll pardon Mark and Patricia McCloskey, saying that they should not be facing charges for self-defense.
America’s largest manufacturer of hospital surgical masks won’t add staff or equipment to meet the surge in demand during COVID-19. Why? After the 2009 H1N1 outbreak ended, customers went back to China for cheaper masks, saddling the company with costs for unemployment insurance and unused equipment.