Model and former Miss Turkey Merve Buyuksarac faces up to two years in prison on charges of insulting a public official. Buyuksarac posted online a quote from a satirical poem about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. She removed the quote after being warned by a friend and claims she didn't mean to insult Erdogan, but a prosecutor is demanding she be charged for the act.
So far, it's been silence from The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, and others.
That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
Social distancing and lockdowns appear to be working to slow the coronavirus pandemic.
The agency concludes that the possible benefits outweigh the risks.
"You cannot just decide you want to sell groceries," said Barbara Ferrer, the director of L.A. County Public Health.