Pandemic

WHO says COVID may have killed 180,000 health workers

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

UN agency steps up calls for governments to do more to protect and support workers as the pandemic continues to grow.
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Pilot program in Stanislaus County town links students with digital mental health services

Pilot program in Stanislaus County town links students with digital mental health services

1 hour ago   |   KCRA

Children's mental health is an ongoing crisis that has worsened during the pandemic. In the Central Valley, efforts are underway to help youth with outreach.
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Fauci DID fund Wuhan virus experiments, but officials insist virus involved ‘could not have been' cause of Covid-19 pandemic

Fauci DID fund Wuhan virus experiments, but officials insist virus involved ‘could not have been' cause of Covid-19 pandemic

2 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

After months of President Joe Biden's top health adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci insisting his institute “never” funded gain-of-function virus research in China, the National...
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Where do Illinois state workers stand with vaccine mandate as Nov. 30 deadline looms?

2 hours ago   |   ABC

New data obtained by the I-Team reveal a wide disparity in who has reported their vaccination status and who hasn't.
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Do Intel's weak sales mean the pandemic boom in PCs is over? What investors should know

2 hours ago   |   CNBC

PC sales had been elevated since the beginning of the pandemic as people needed laptops to work from home.
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Restaurateurs press for more federal aid as lingering pandemic squeezes businesses

Restaurateurs press for more federal aid as lingering pandemic squeezes businesses

3 hours ago   |   WRAL

Thousands of bars and restaurants have closed during the pandemic, and owners say more could be lost if Congress doesn't act fast.
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CTA looks to cut pass prices after steep pandemic drop in riders

3 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

After a year-and-a-half of steep drops in ridership, CTA is looking to permanently lower rates on transfers and passes.
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Math, reading, science scores drop in New Hampshire schools

Math, reading, science scores drop in New Hampshire schools

4 hours ago   |   WMUR

Early data shows school test scores dropped in New Hampshire over the pandemic, falling by double digits in some districts.
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Picked last after losing leading scorer, Cal pushes forward

Picked last after losing leading scorer, Cal pushes forward

5 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

BERKELEY, Calif. - As if Mark Fox didn't face enough challenges coming off a losing season during the pandemic, California lost leading scorer Matt Bradley when he transferred...
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Ticker: Existing home sales surge; Feds warn of salmonella outbreak tied to onions

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes bounced back in September to their strongest pace since January as mortgage rates tick higher, motivating buyers to get off the...
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National School Board Association head talked to White House for WEEKS...

National School Board Association head talked to White House for WEEKS before asking to rein in ‘domestic terrorist' parents

Leaders of the US National School Board Association failed to consult their own board and were in touch with the White House before publishing a letter with a call to label... Read more ...

A woman was fatally shot by a prop firearm on an Alec Baldwin movie set

A woman was fatally shot by a prop firearm on an Alec Baldwin movie set

Authorities didn't identify the woman or a man who was injured, both reportedly crew members not actors. Production has been halted on the Western movie Rust . Read more ...

Operation Uplift is a charity in Kansas City is sending care packages to...

Operation Uplift is a charity in Kansas City is sending care packages to deployed troops

This year's goal is a considerable 2,000 care packages Read more ...

New incentives are enticing people to train as truck drivers amidst...

New incentives are enticing people to train as truck drivers amidst supply-chain woes

Instructor Traci Christian says that signing bonuses up to $10,000 are becoming the norm Read more ...

Bonanza Creek Ranch has been popular film set for 60-plus years

Bonanza Creek Ranch has been popular film set for 60-plus years

Thursday's shooting happened at Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe which has been used to film movies and television shows for over 60 years. Read more ...

Kentucky lieutenant governor stepping down from cabinet secretary role

Kentucky lieutenant governor stepping down from cabinet secretary role

Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman said Thursday that she will step down from her second role as a cabinet secretary to focus more attention on the state's economic development efforts. Read more ...

Biden, predicting a deal on his agenda, gives inside details of talks

In a 90-minute town hall, Biden cited the opposition of Sens. Manchin and Sinema to major parts of the package and conceded they were forcing major changes. “We're down to four... Read more ...

McConnell lauds Thomas, says Supreme Court should not heed ‘rule of polls'

Top Senate Republican praises ‘jurisprudence on unborn life' as high court again considerts abortion. Read more ...

Illinois Supreme Court tosses Cook County tax on guns, ammunition

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled Cook County's taxes on guns and ammunition violate the state constitution Read more ...

It's the cheapest, fastest COVID test on the market - based right here in...

"We wanted to build a testing structure that would allow everyone to get back to their normal lives," says the company, that has now expanded its volume to 100,000 tests per... Read more ...