Coronavirus pandemic

Joe Biden's Advisers Come from the Obama White House

26 seconds ago   |   NY Times

Mr. Biden has sought advice across the Democratic Party's ideological spectrum, but his core advisers on the coronavirus, economics, foreign policy and climate change are...
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Franchot seeks changes to how Maryland reports coronavirus positivity rate

Franchot seeks changes to how Maryland reports coronavirus positivity rate

27 seconds ago   |   WBALTV

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is seeking changes to the way the state's coronavirus positivity rate is reported.
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Exxon to cut 1,900 US jobs as oil industry struggles

28 seconds ago   |   Star Tribune

Exxon Mobil is slashing 1,900 jobs from its U.S. workforce as the pandemic saps demand for fuel.
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Second stimulus checks: Here's why Pelosi is aiming for a deal right after Election Day

Second stimulus checks: Here's why Pelosi is aiming for a deal right after Election Day

28 seconds ago   |   WGN TV

WASHINGTON - With no coronavirus relief deal happening ahead of the November 3 election, both Republican and Democratic leaders are eyeing the next couple of months as the...
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Coronavirus: Florida reports 4,115 new cases Wednesday, 66 new deaths

Coronavirus: Florida reports 4,115 new cases Wednesday, 66 new deaths

30 seconds ago   |   WESH

Florida health officials announced more than 4,100 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday as the number of patients hospitalized for the disease also ticked upward over the past...
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What we can learn from 1918's deadly second wave

What we can learn from 1918's deadly second wave

31 seconds ago   |   WESH

The 1918 pandemic transpired in three waves, from the spring of 1918 to the winter of 1919 - ultimately killing 50 million to 100 million people globally.
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The 2020 Met Costume Institute Show Is Finally Opening-And It's About Time

The 2020 Met Costume Institute Show Is Finally Opening-And It's About Time

2 minutes ago   |   Time

The annual fashion exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute has become a pop-culture touchpoint in recent years, thanks in part to to the Met Gala...
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Cake Isn't Just Cake During a Pandemic. Here's What I Learned Decades Ago About Baking in Anxious Times

2 minutes ago   |   Time

When quarantine times began, everyone around me started making sourdough. I baked cakes. Nothing against bread; I just crave the precision of a layer cake, the fiddly work, as...
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Etsy is expecting this year's high-stakes online shopping season to level the playing field with major retailers like Amazon who may get caught in a logistics nightmare

Etsy is expecting this year's high-stakes online shopping season to level the playing field with major retailers like Amazon who may get caught in a logistics nightmare

8 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement As the holiday shopping season kicks into gear, Etsy is expecting to have some key advantages over bigger retailers: smaller quantities, no factories...
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Experts looking into COVID-19 baby boom among certain areas

12 minutes ago   |   ABC

Remember when social media jokingly said we'd have a rise in baby births during the pandemic? Turns out, it's happening in Houston-areas.
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Millions of mail ballots not yet returned in key states

Millions of mail ballots not yet returned in key states

Millions of mail ballots have yet to be returned in key battleground states just days before the presidential election. Read more ...

Woman decapitated as knife-wielding man kills two in French church

Woman decapitated as knife-wielding man kills two in French church

At least two people - including a woman who was decapitated - were killed and several others injured in France by a knife-wielding man who attacked them Thursday at a church in... Read more ...

2 dead in knife attack in French church; terrorism suspected

2 dead in knife attack in French church; terrorism suspected

The suspect was arrested after the Thursday morning attack at the Notre Dame Church and taken to a nearby hospital after being injured during his arrest, a police official said. Read more ...

Wisconsin Republicans say hackers stole $2.3M

Wisconsin Republicans say hackers stole $2.3M

The head of the Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million from the party's account that was being used to help reelect President Donald Trump in the key... Read more ...

'Really happy babies': Twins conjoined by heads successfully separated

'Really happy babies': Twins conjoined by heads successfully separated

Abigail and Micaela Bachinskiy underwent a marathon 24-hour surgery. The girls are joined by the skull, soft tissues and brain - known as craniopagus. Read more ...

Supreme Court leaves North Carolina absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

Supreme Court leaves North Carolina absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day, in a win for Democrats. Read more ...

Human rights watchdog rules UK's Labour Party ‘responsible for unlawful...

Human rights watchdog rules UK's Labour Party ‘responsible for unlawful acts' of anti-Semitism

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has found that the UK's Labour Party failed to tackle anti-Semitism in its ranks and was “responsible for unlawful acts of harassment... Read more ...

Knife-wielding man shouting 'Allahu akbar' killed after attacking police in...

Knife-wielding man shouting 'Allahu akbar' killed after attacking police in Avignon, France - reports

A man reportedly attacked a group of police officers patrolling the streets of Avignon with a knife. The officers opened fire, killing him. The reported attack took place at... Read more ...

Saudi man arrested after stabbing guard at French Consulate in Jeddah

Saudi man arrested after stabbing guard at French Consulate in Jeddah

A Saudi man was arrested after he stabbed a guard at the French Consulate in Jeddah - one of three attacks Thursday against France, which has come under fire over satirical... Read more ...

US jobless claims aid fall to 751,000, virus resurges

US jobless claims aid fall to 751,000, virus resurges

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 751,000, the lowest since March, but it's still historically high and indicates the viral... Read more ...