Coronavirus Omicron Variant

What to Know About Flight Delays and Cancellations This Summer

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Going into the Fourth of July weekend, with nearly 13 million people expected to fly on U.S. carriers, we look at the numbers behind the delays and cancellations and see what...
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After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce - and chaos

After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce - and chaos

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

JERUSALEM - At a tourism conference in Phuket last month, Thailand's prime minister looked out at attendees and posed a question with a predictable answer. “Are you ready?”...
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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas repeated misleading claims that COVID-19 vaccines were made using cells of 'aborted children'

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Justice Clarence Thomas in his dissenting opinion to Supreme Court decision on Thursday repeated a misleading claim about COVID-19 vaccines. Erin Schaff/Associated Press SCOTUS...
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Massachusetts COVID cases jump 13%, virus hospitalizations decline

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

State health officials on Thursday reported an increase in new COVID cases, while virus hospitalizations ticked down. The state Department of Public Health on Thursday reported...
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FDA says COVID boosters for the fall must target newer omicron types

FDA says COVID boosters for the fall must target newer omicron types

14 hours ago   |   NPR

With immunity waning and the super-contagious omicron family of variants getting better at dodging protection, the Food and Drug Administration decided boosters intended for...
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N.Y.C. to Offer Paxlovid at Mobile Virus Test Sites, First in U.S

14 hours ago   |   NY Times

Mayor Eric Adams says that offering immediate prescriptions to people who test positive at the mobile sites will help address concerns over inequities in distributing antiviral...
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3 options for people struggling to pay their mortgage during the global health crisis

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

You can still request forbearance if you're struggling to make your mortgage payments due to a COVID-related hardship. Thomas Barwick/Getty Images Personal Finance Insider...
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COVID cases up almost 18% worldwide as omicron variants run rampant

17 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

While vaccinations have greatly cut down on hospitalizations and deaths, COVID cases are on the rise again around the world.
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Conan Gray, a Budding Pop Singer Who Feels It All

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

The 23-year-old who got his start on YouTube put out his first album in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic. Now he's reintroducing himself with a new LP, “Superache.”
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WHO: COVID-19 cases rising nearly everywhere in the world

WHO: COVID-19 cases rising nearly everywhere in the world

17 hours ago   |   WBALTV

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said cases were on the rise in 110 countries, mostly driven by the omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5.
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Trial for US basketball star Brittney Griner begins in Russian court

Trial for US basketball star Brittney Griner begins in Russian court

American basketball star Brittney Griner was arrested in February on cannabis possession charges at an airport while traveling to play for a Russian team. Read more ...

Chicago, Cook County minimum wage increase takes effect

The minimum wage in Chicago and suburban Cook County increased Friday. Read more ...

Meet The Midwestern Retailer Quietly Making A Fortune Selling Used Stuff...

The company behind Plato's Closet has a long history of being profitable and making investors happy. Its online competitors can't say the same. Read more ...

Another supermoon rises this month with July's 'Buck Moon'

Another supermoon rises this month with July's 'Buck Moon'

July's full moon will once again be a supermoon, reaching its perigee or closest point to our planet on July 13. Read more ...

SpaceX's Starlink satellites will help improve space weather forecasts amid...

SpaceX's Starlink satellites will help improve space weather forecasts amid sun's unpredictable activity

SpaceX's Starlink satellites are providing data to NOAA to help improve space weather forecasts as spacecraft operators struggle with unexpected effects of frequent solar... Read more ...

Biden's New Title IX Rules Double Down on Bad Ideas | Opinion

As Title IX became a fact of campus life in the 2010s, commentators across the political spectrum objected to having a secret police govern sexual activity in educational... Read more ...

Winter Park mom in critical condition after home invasion, shooting

Winter Park mom in critical condition after home invasion, shooting

The violence was witnessed by the victim's 15 and 5-year-old sons. Read more ...

The FBI is offering a $100,000 reward for missing Bulgarian 'Cryptoqueen'...

Damian Williams, top federal prosecutor in Manhattan, speaks at a press conference to announce the addition of Ruja Ignatova to the FBI's most-wanted fugitives list... Read more ...

Hot Friday With Few T'Storms; Scattered, Stronger T'Storms Saturday

Hot Friday With Few T'Storms; Scattered, Stronger T'Storms Saturday

WGAL News 8 Storm Team Meteorologist Ethan Huston says Friday could be the hottest day of the year so far with scattered showers and thunderstorms beginning late in the... Read more ...

The Future of Abortion Rights: Stronger Than Roe?

Beyond anger and frustration over abortion, legal analyst Imani Gandy says it's time to get smart about fighting for reproductive freedom. Read more ...