Coronavirus pandemic

'I should have gotten the damn vaccine': Las Vegas father of 5 who later died of COVID-19 texts from hospital bed

'I should have gotten the damn vaccine': Las Vegas father of 5 who later died of COVID-19 texts from hospital bed

3 days ago   |   WGN TV

LAS VEGAS - A Las Vegas father who contracted COVID-19 while on vacation texted his fiancee from the hospital, “I should have gotten the damn vaccine,” she later told Nexstar's...
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French police clash with anti-virus pass protesters in Paris

French police clash with anti-virus pass protesters in Paris

3 days ago   |   WGN TV

PARIS - Thousands of people protested France's special virus pass with marches through Paris and other French cities on Saturday. Most demonstrations were peaceful, but...
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‘The Ripple Effect Is a Major Concern.' Chicagoans Worry Lollapalooza May Become a COVID-19 Hotspot

4 days ago   |   Time

When music fan Noah Zelinsky bought tickets to the Chicago music festival Lollapalooza in May, he thought it might signal something of a return to normalcy after more than a...
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Please Don't Rush to Get a Third Covid Shot

4 days ago   |   The New Republic

This week, Pfizer released early results showing that a third dose of its Covid-19 vaccine with BioNTech can dramatically increase antibody levels several months after...
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Masks Are Mandatory Again on Capitol Hill. It's Not Going Well

4 days ago   |   The New Republic

The act of wearing a mask has been a point of political contention for as long as the pandemic has ravaged the country, and the halls of Congress have seen their share of this...
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Troy Polamalu tests positive for COVID-19, could miss Hall of Fame ceremony

4 days ago   |   NBC Sports

Troy Polamalu is a little over a week from entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former Steelers safety will get a bust in Canton whether he is there or not, but he's...
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Ted Cruz says a vaccine mandate is 'authoritarianism,' but he supports them in Texas

Ted Cruz says a vaccine mandate is 'authoritarianism,' but he supports them in Texas

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When he was running for president in 2015, Sen. Ted Cruz pledged to fire around 150,000 federal workers , outright eliminating the Department of...
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'The war has changed' - CDC warns of delta variant's extreme contagiousness, severity

4 days ago   |   ABC

A new CDC report warns the delta variant is one of the most contagious viruses that exist, with each infected person passing it to 8 or 9 others.
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Broadway theaters announce audience COVID-19 vaccine, mask requirements

4 days ago   |   ABC

The Broadway League announced Friday that the owners and operators of all 41 Broadway theaters in New York City will require vaccinations for audience members.
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$1 million donation from Carroll County family will help support Penn-Mar's programs for the disabled

4 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

A $1 million donation from a Carroll County family will help an area nonprofit serving the disabled offer better wages and training to support personnel, assisting it with a...
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...