While the delta variant of the coronavirus has quickly become the dominant strain in the United States, it's not the only variant circulating in the population. The lambda variant, first identified in Peru, is also making headlines as it has started to be identified in several states. Houston Methodist Hospital reported its first case of the variant this week. Scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina recently announced they had found the variant in a virus sample taken in April.
Posted byThe Associated Press
Federal investigators questioned the warden of a federal women’s prison in California and searched his office on Thursday, weeks after a former correctional officer at the facility was arrested on charges of sexually abusing inmates. It wasn’t immediately clear if Thursday’s activity at the Federal Correctional Institution at Dublin was...
Lindsie Chrisley recently mentioned that Todd was NOT her biological father on Instagram. Todd revealed that someone brought this to his attention during this week’s episode of Chrisley Confessions. Now, he didn’t get upset or angry in his response to his daughter basically disowning him on social media. Instead, he killed her with kindness in his response.
Public HealthPosted byFox News
U.S. health officials said Thursday they now have evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in two hospitals and a nursing home. The "superbug" outbreaks were reported in a Washington, D.C, nursing home and at two Dallas-area hospitals, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. A handful of the patients had invasive fungal infections that were impervious to all three major classes of medications.
Throughout this year’s NBA playoffs, ESPN analyst Kendrick Perkins made blasphemous statements about Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. He tried to backtrack after the Bucks won the title on Tuesday night, but Jalen Rose wouldn’t let him get off easy. During this past Wednesday’s edition of Get Up on...
Amateur drone pilot Matt Woods was sitting on his balcony in Bondi Beach, Australia and decided to send out his Mavic 2 Zoom to perhaps capture an ocean vista, but instead found a spearfisherman grappling in a life or death battle with what appears to be an aggressive mako shark.
NBAPosted byLarry Brown Sports
The Los Angeles Lakers have a busy offseason ahead of them, and one of their first orders of business may be to reunite with a familiar face. Marc Berman of the New York Post reported this week that the Lakers are eyeing Reggie Bullock, one of their former players who was teammates with LeBron James in 2018-19. Bullock, a 41.0 percent three-point shooter for the New York Knicks last season, will likely command the full mid-level exception of $9.2 million but could seek up to a three-year deal.
Angelina Jolie’s Daughter Shiloh, 15, Is Taller Than Mom & Siblings As They Stroll Through Paris — Photos
Angelina Jolie was seen out and about with four of her six children, including daughter Shiloh, 15, for a shopping day in Paris, France. Angelina Jolie’s children have grown up before our eyes! The Maleficent actress, 46, was seen out in Paris, France on July 22 with four of her children, daughters Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, 15, and Zahara Jolie-Pitt, 16, and sons Pax Jolie-Pitt, 17, and Knox Jolie-Pitt, 13. While all four kids looked so grown, Shiloh, in particular, looked striking as she was taller than her siblings and her Oscar-winning mother. The family all wore face masks as they walked around the City of Love and even made pit stops to shop at the Kith store.
SciencePosted byThe Hollywood Reporter
The 'Stillwater' star says that while America is a free country and getting a COVID-19 vaccine is a personal choice, he trusts science over "something you read on Facebook." Matt Damon is speaking up about COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the U.S., sharing both his understandings and frustrations around the issue.
Christina Haack isn't taking on any shame for "things not working out" amid reported tension with ex-husband Tarek El Moussa on the set of Flip or Flop. The HGTV star shared a photo with her new boyfriend Joshua Hall on Instagram Wednesday, calling him her "ride or die" at the start of a telling caption. Turning off the comments for her post, Haack assured fans that "no one knows what goes on behind closed doors."
Congress & CourtsPosted byBusiness Insider
Rep. Matt Gaetz cut off a reporter's question about his vaccination status and said, 'We should be talking more about freeing Britney'
"That's very nosy of you," Gaetz told CNN before the reporter could finish asking whether he's been vaccinated against COVID-19.
Congress & CourtsPosted byUSA TODAY
In a letter, assistant FBI director Jill Tyson does not elaborate on the tip information substance. Attorneys for Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford called the FBI's work a "sham." The FBI acknowledged receiving more than 4,500 tips during its background investigation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, prompting a new...
POTUSPosted byLos Angeles Times
It’s undoubtedly a coincidence, but two commentators I find most thoughtful and trustworthy both weighed in Wednesday on the question of whether the Food and Drug Administration should just go ahead and grant full formal approval to the COVID vaccines being widely administered in the U.S. They’re Kevin Drum, lately...
POTUSPosted byBusiness Insider
Accused Capitol rioter's defense lawyers claim 'pipe bomb' found at his house was a police training prop
Capitol riot investigators found what appears to be a makeshift explosive device and 50 cans of black powder at the former police officer's home.
College SportsPosted byThe Spun
The future of the current college football landscape hangs in the balance as bombshell reports yesterday revealed Texas and Oklahoma are interested in leaving the Big 12 to join the SEC. As a preseason top-five team and the consensus king of the Big 12, a move to a more competitive...
Twenty-five states have ended all or some federal benefits paid to the unemployed, including an extra $300 a week. Another state, Louisiana, will do so later this month. States said the benefits were keeping people from looking for work. Critics claim Covid-related factors may instead be sidelining workers. The first...
It’s celebration szn for winter sports leagues. Last week, we showed you Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy wearing the Conn Smythe like a lampshade while teammate Nikita Kucherov dumped Bud Light all over reporters, and this week we turn our attention to the Cream City, where P.J. Tucker has officially consumed more champagne in two hours than most people do in their entire lives. Pop that cork, P.J.
Health ServicesPosted byCBS News
A New Jersey hospital system has fired half a dozen senior employees for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The edict by RWJBarnabas Health — the Garden State's largest private employer — comes as the country contends with another wave of cases as the Delta variant spreads among unvaccinated Americans.
Ashland County, OHPosted byWKYC
Hit-and-run suspect arrested: Woman walking dog dies after struck by vehicle in Ashland County, child also hurt
27-year-old Christopher T. McAndrew, of Ashland, was taken into custody without incident.
On August 4, 2019, Willie McNabb raised a Twitter hellstorm when he tweeted the following response to a post advocating for restrictions on assault rifles:. Legit question for rural Americans - How do I kill the 30-50 feral hogs that run into my yard within 3-5 mins while my small kids play?