Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns

Los Angeles to discuss stay-home order as COVID cases rise

22 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Officials in the nation's largest county will discuss a possible stay-home order just days before Thanksgiving after a spike of coronavirus cases surpassed a threshold set by...
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Immunization Expert Patsy Stinchfield Answers All Your Good Questions On COVID Vaccines

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - With all the positive COVID-19 vaccine news of late, many WCCO viewers emailed Good Questions about the shots. Here are the answers, courtesy of Patsy...
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New data shows 28% rise in child COVID-19 cases in last two weeks

New data shows 28% rise in child COVID-19 cases in last two weeks

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

New data shows an uptick in COVID-19 cases among children as health experts warn the public not to travel for the holidays. The American Academy of Pediatrics reported Monday...
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Take a look at Utah's highway overpass for wildlife; California version to break ground in 2021

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Surveillance video from the highway has captured bobcats, coyotes, deer, mountain lions, moose and even bears all using the structure.
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Hong Kong Will Close More Indoor Entertainment Venues, Lam Says

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Hong Kong will shutter more indoor entertainment venues, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said, amid a surge of Covid-19 cases in the city.
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Kentucky teen who beat cancer last year dies of COVID-19

Kentucky teen who beat cancer last year dies of COVID-19

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

A 15-year-old Kentucky girl with special needs who beat Leukemia last year has died after a battle with the coronavirus, local officials said. Alexa Rose Veit died Sunday...
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COVID Dial Back Has Minnesotans Flocking To Wisconsin Bars And Restaurants

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - On a moonlit Monday night along the bustling main drag of Hudson, Wisconsin, hungry customers shuffled into bars and restaurants - many of whom call Minnesota...
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Millions Stick to Thanksgiving Travel Plans Despite Warnings

1 hour ago   |   Time

About 1 million Americans a day packed airports and planes over the weekend even as coronavirus deaths surged across the U.S. and public health experts begged people to stay...
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311 complaints and delays: Data reveals Chicago zip codes with most unanswered non-emergency calls

2 hours ago   |   ABC

An ABC 7 I-Team Data investigation uncovered which calls are left unanswered and the zip codes with the highest number of open complaints.
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Epstein ex Maxwell isolated after prison staffer gets coronavirus

Epstein ex Maxwell isolated after prison staffer gets coronavirus

2 hours ago   |   WGAL

Ghislaine Maxwell, the one-time girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein, is in quarantine at a New York City federal lockup after a staff member there tested positive for the...
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Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump's attempts to subvert the results of the... Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar...

'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar interim host

Longtime host Alex Trebek died earlier this month after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. Read more ...

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

She would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in a line stretching back to Alexander Hamilton in 1789. Read more ...

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

“Let Us Dream” aims to outline Francis' vision of a more economically and environmentally just post-coronavirus world. But it also offers new personal insights into the pope... Read more ...

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The Smithsonian National Zoo's newest little miracle finally has a name, and it's as sweet as he is. Read more ...

Janet Yellen Will Be Joe Biden's Pick For Treasury Secretary: Reports

Janet Yellen Will Be Joe Biden's Pick For Treasury Secretary: Reports

The former Federal Reserve chair would be the first woman to hold the influential Cabinet position. Read more ...

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes

“I ran after him and he said no mistake we will see you when you reopen!” Read more ...

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

Twenty-seven people have been killed worldwide by the exploding inflators including 18 in the U.S. Read more ...

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

The Oxford English Dictionary has been unable to name its traditional word of the year for 2020, instead exploring how far and how quickly the language has developed this year. Read more ...

Biden To Choose Antony Blinken For Secretary Of State

Biden To Choose Antony Blinken For Secretary Of State

The president-elect is expected to announce the nomination of Blinken, who served as deputy secretary of state and deputy national security adviser under President Obama, early... Read more ...