COVID 19

U.S. Plans Entry Ban for Most Non-Citizens From South Africa

58 seconds ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.S. will ban entry to most non-U.S. citizens who have recently been in South Africa in response to the new Covid-19 strain there, according to a White House official...
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Biden to reinstate COVID-19 travel ban targeting UK, Europe and Brazil

Biden to reinstate COVID-19 travel ban targeting UK, Europe and Brazil

58 seconds ago   |   New York Post

President Biden will reinstate a re-entry ban on nearly all non-US travelers trying to come into the country from the United Kingdom, Ireland, 26 other European countries and...
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Chicago teachers defy school district after voting to teach from home

Chicago teachers defy school district after voting to teach from home

59 seconds ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - The Chicago Teachers Union said Sunday that its members voted to defy an order to return to the classroom over concerns about COVID-19, setting up a showdown with...
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Chicago teachers vote to continue remote instruction

8 minutes ago   |   NBC News

"We are bargaining for minimal risk of COVID-19 infection, and minimal risk of death," the teachers union said.
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NHL Rumors: Tournament for Prospects Among Possible 2021 Draft Changes

12 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

There are still seven months to go until the 2021 NHL draft, but the league is reportedly exploring a number of COVID-19-related changes for the event...
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Thousands take to streets protesting Brazil's Bolsonaro

Thousands take to streets protesting Brazil's Bolsonaro

16 minutes ago   |   New York Post

RIO DE JANEIRO - Thousands of Brazilians took the streets for a second day on Sunday to call for the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro, who is under fire for his...
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Washington man who injected people with unproven COVID-19 vaccine arrested

16 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

A Washington entrepreneur who branded himself a biotech expert and sold an alleged COVID-19 “vaccine” he created in his personal lab has been arrested.
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Maryland football adds VMI transfer quarterback Reece Udinski

22 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Udinski was named the Southern Conference Preseason Offensive Player of the Year for the Keydets after passing for 3,276 yards with 19 touchdowns and five interceptions in 2019.
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Ticker: Health Connector extends open enrollment; Congressional Medal of Honor Society plans Boston convention

22 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

The Massachusetts Health Connector is continuing open enrollment until March 23, providing additional time for state residents to access affordable health insurance...
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Wisconsin COVID-19: WI reports 1,119 new coronavirus cases, 6 deaths

28 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Wisconsin health officials reported 1,119 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths Sunday.
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Miami Heat to use COVID-19-sniffing dogs to screen fans at basketball games

Miami Heat to use COVID-19-sniffing dogs to screen fans at basketball games

Starting this week, a limited number of ticket holders will be in the seats as well. And they'll have to get past the dogs before gaining admittance. Read more ...

Khabib Nurmagomedov rubs it in after Conor McGregor's UFC 257 knockout loss

Khabib Nurmagomedov rubs it in after Conor McGregor's UFC 257 knockout loss

There is no love lost between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. That's been well documented. Even after McGregor suffered the first knockout loss of his professional MMA... Read more ...

Dustin Poirier details savage calf-kick strategy which left Conor McGregor...

Dustin Poirier details savage calf-kick strategy which left Conor McGregor on crutches after UFC 257 defeat

Dustin Poirier's victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 257 may have ended in an explosive flurry of punches but the brutal calf kicks dished out by the American helped pave the... Read more ...

Pirates acquire four players after trading pitcher Jameson Taillon to the...

Pirates acquire four players after trading pitcher Jameson Taillon to the New York Yankees

The newest Pirates players include right-handed pitcher Roansy Contreras, infielder Maikol Escotto, outfielder Canaan Smith and right-handed pitcher Miguel Yajure. Read more ...

11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

The workers became trapped on Jan. 10 following an unexplained explosion at a gold mine in the eastern province of Shandong. One miner has died and another 10 remain missing. Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 3,292 new cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

Illinois health officials report 3,292 new cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 3,292 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 40 additional deaths. The deaths were reported in the... Read more ...

GOP Sen. Marco Rubio dismissed Trump's impeachment trial as 'stupid'

GOP Sen. Marco Rubio dismissed Trump's impeachment trial as 'stupid'

Summary List Placement GOP Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida on Sunday said he would quickly reject the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump and slammed a... Read more ...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to overturn election results

Former President Donald Trump pushed the Department of Justice to directly ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden's election win, people familiar with the... Read more ...

Buccaneers want to keep Antonio Brown for 2021

Buccaneers want to keep Antonio Brown for 2021

Antonio Brown could be back for another season in Tampa Bay. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported on Sunday that the Buccaneers want the troubled receiver to return in 2021... Read more ...

Sanders says Democrats can't 'wait weeks and weeks' to gain Republican...

Sanders says Democrats can't 'wait weeks and weeks' to gain Republican support to pass COVID-19 relief and should use reconciliation to avoid the filibuster

Summary List Placement Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday said that Democrats must act quickly in passing a COVID-19 relief package now that President Joe Biden has assumed office... Read more ...