The CDC faces its biggest test yet: loosening its public safety guidance as the pandemic recedes, while simultaneously trying to prevent infection rates from spiking.
Texas StatePosted byPOLITICO
With a focus on immigration and border security, GOP Gov. Greg Abbott is covering his right flank and carving out a distinct lane in the 2024 presidential sweepstakes.
If a new Apple smartwatch has been on your list, chances are you’ve been scouring Prime Day deals all day. You have to be quick! We’ve seen multiple Apple Watch deals sell out in the last 24 hours. Today’s best Apple deals, which include iPhone sales, have offered an assortment of Prime Day Apple Watch deals, which are always in high demand. If you’ve been waiting for a good chance to buy the latest version of the wearable device, now would be a good time with Walmart’s $70 discount on the 40mm, GPS version of the Apple Watch Series 6, bringing its price down to $329 from its original price of $399.
Public SafetyPosted byABC News
A waitress was allegedly abducted and assaulted by a group of five people after chasing them down when they walked out on their $70 bill. The incident occurred at approximately 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, at the Nifty Fifty’s in Turnersville located in Washington Township, New Jersey, when police say the 20-year-old waitress was taken away in a vehicle for a short time after confronting a group she had served in the restaurant, according to ABC News’ Philadelphia station WPVI.
The IRS said it is continuing to distribute federal stimulus checks to eligible Americans, with another 2.3 million payments issued last week. Some of those payments include "plus-up" adjustments for people who received less money than they were entitled to in earlier checks. The latest round of payments is part...
The IRS has issued almost 167 million payments in the third round of direct stimulus aid, with another 1.8 million people last week receiving the $1,400 checks. But some lawmakers are pushing for a fourth round of stimulus aid that would effectively send recurring payments until the pandemic ends. So...
AstronomyPosted byThe Independent
Nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope captures far-off galaxy with a ‘fascinating secret hiding in plain sight’
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of a spiral galaxy that is hiding a supermassive black hole at its centre.Galaxy NGC 3254 is a ‘Seyfert galaxy’, a collection of planets and stars defined by their extremely active centres, located approximately 118 million light-years from Earth.The black hole at its core, with its huge gravitational power, can pull gas, dust, stars and planets, around in space – captured by Hubble using both visible and infrared light.While one might assume that black holes, with their vast force, would simply devour everything that came close to it, the accretion of material...
Illinois StatePosted byNBC News
At least five people were injured and a dozen homes were damaged in a possible tornado outbreak in Illinois on Sunday, officials said. The tornado touched down shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday near the suburban town of Woodridge, about 30 miles southwest of Chicago, according to the National Weather Service. The storm outbreak traveled east and ended shortly after 1 a.m., the NWS said.
Chicago, ILPosted byNewsweek
A father-of-two was ambushed by gunmen and fatally shot in Chicago over the weekend, police said. His girlfriend is fighting for her life in hospital. Chicago Police said the man, identified as 24-year-old Gyovanny Arzuaga, and a woman were in the 3200 block of West Division Street in Humboldt Park, when they were accosted by two or three gunmen who opened fire on them.
CelebritiesPosted byThe Independent
Piers Morgan shut down by Dame Joan Collins over Meghan Markle question during Life Stories interview
Dame Joan Collins shut down Piers Morgan after he asked her about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in a new interview.The 88-year-old actor, author and TV personality was appearing on iTV show Life Stories, when presenter Morgan managed to shoehorn in a question about the couple.“What do you make of what’s going on with the British royal family now, with Meghan, Harry, the feud, with William, Charles?” he asked.Collins, having no time for his question, replied: “My lips are sealed on that subject. I just don’t want to go on national TV and say what I think about Meghan...
Even though it's been six years since their split, people are still really into the idea of Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick reconciling (at least until we all got a bit obsessed with Kourt and Travis, that is). But still, rarely a month goes by without fan and sister speculation over the former on-off couple. So, it makes total sense that while all the secrets were coming out during the Keeping Up With The Kardashians reunion show, someone asked whether Kourtney and Scott had ever ended up sleeping together since their split. And Scott's answer was quite something...
It’s a very special day in the Cambridge household today, as Prince William is celebrating turning 39 years old! And of course, as is now custom, his Royal Family have taken to social media to send him celebratory well wishes - as well as share some photos of the future king.
Alzheimer’s disease is progressive and may emerge in the brain 20 to 30 years before diagnosis. It is therefore very important to pinpoint biomarkers—that is, physical and detectable signs of the disease—and to better understand the initial effects on the brain. In a recent study published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia:...
Jackson, MSJackson Free Press
Dr. Jill Biden held 13-year-old Christian Lyles, as he received vaccinations at Jackson State University, during her visit to the school on Tuesday, June 22, as part of White House's drive to shore up vaccination numbers in Mississippi. "That young boy who was in there, I mean, I could identify...
Jan 4 (Reuters) - Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:. Australia's largest city, Sydney, re-introduced "soft touch" COVID-19 curbs on Wednesday to contain a widening outbreak of the Delta variant, mandating masks in offices while neighbouring states closed their borders. New Zealand raised the alert...
Kylie Jenner marked her reunion with Travis Scott with a super sweet Father's Day tribute on Instagram. Last week, Keeping Up With The Kardashians fans were over the moon by news of a reconciliation between Kylie and Travis, when they appeared on the red carpet together. Now, Kylie has taken...
Mississippi StatePosted byTeen Vogue
James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner planned to spend the sticky summer months of 1964 helping Black Mississippians register to vote. The three young civil rights activists hailed from New York: Schwerner was a white, Jewish social worker who participated in civil rights activism through the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); Chaney was a Black instructor with CORE; and Goodman was a white, Jewish student at Queens College and CORE volunteer.
Study shows that COVID-19 was present in five states in December 2019, even before the first reported case in China
In a recent study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, a group of researchers aimed to identify exactly how early the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was circulating throughout the United States. In their work, the researchers tested residual archived samples from routine blood donations collected by the American Red Cross.
Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons was one of the focal points of the criticism the team received after losing Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals Sunday night to the Atlanta Hawks. Simmons, one of the cornerstones of the 76ers franchise, scored five points in 35 minutes in Philadelphia’s 103-96...
Women's HealthInternational Business Times
Despite being given a 0% chance of survival at birth, a baby from Minnesota is now celebrating his first birthday. Richard Hutchinson was still so tiny when he was born that his parents could hold him in a single palm of their hands. Baby Richard now holds the record for...