Quarantines

Travellers to UK from high-risk COVID-19 countries to quarantine

44 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

People arriving must quarantine for 10 days in gov't-provided accommodation to stop new variants of the virus, PM says.
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Taiwanese man reportedly fined over $35K for violating quarantine seven times

Taiwanese man reportedly fined over $35K for violating quarantine seven times

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

Violating quarantine rules is getting expensive for a Taiwanese covidiot, who has reportedly been fined the equivalent of $35,700 after seven violations in only three days. The...
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Living Year-Round in a Summer Bungalow

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Some former summer communities have been turned into co-ops that offer an affordable alternative to bigger homes in the area.
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U.K. to Bring in Hotel Quarantine for Highest-Risk Arrivals

13 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.K. government will introduce a limited hotel quarantine system for passengers arriving from the highest-risk countries, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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‘I am deeply sorry': Johnson takes ‘full responsibility' as UK Covid deaths pass 100,000 and health chief warns of more to come

‘I am deeply sorry': Johnson takes ‘full responsibility' as UK Covid deaths pass 100,000 and health chief warns of more to come

20 hours ago   |   RT

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered his condolences to families bereaved by coronavirus and said he took “full responsibility”, after the nation passed the grim...
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A Bay Area Home Ideal for Lockdown

21 hours ago   |   NY Times

The house in Orinda, Calif., was designed for entertaining. But it turned out to be just as good for living through a pandemic.
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Cooks Turned Instagram Into the World's Greatest Takeout Menu

22 hours ago   |   NY Times

During the pandemic, entrepreneurial chefs have reshaped food culture across the country with tiny, homegrown pop-ups that thrive on social media.
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Commercial building sales slumped in 2020, but deals are on the horizon

Commercial building sales slumped in 2020, but deals are on the horizon

22 hours ago   |   New York Post

Commercial sales slumped in 2020 as quarantines crushed the global markets. Nevertheless, some savvy firms were able to carve out deals. The redevelopment of 410 Tenth Ave. was...
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How America's Food System Could Change Under Biden

22 hours ago   |   NY Times

New school meal standards? Help for small farmers? Maybe, but first the new administration has to deal with hunger, food safety and a diminished U.S.D.A.
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Chinese woman gets one year in prison for HIDING Covid-19 symptoms on flight from US

Chinese woman gets one year in prison for HIDING Covid-19 symptoms on flight from US

23 hours ago   |   RT

A Chinese woman who took anti-inflammatory drugs to hide her Covid-19 symptoms on a flight from the US to China last March was sent to prison by a Beijing court for obstructing...
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January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

The move is one of his more controversial campaign promises, and industry groups say they will sue. But it won't have much immediate impact on driving down climate-warming... Read more ...

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Senate Democrats are preparing to push ahead quickly on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package - even if it means using procedural tools to pass the... Read more ...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an online auction

A handmade crocheted doll inspired by the viral inauguration meme of Sen. Bernie Sanders raised more than $40,000 for Meals on Wheels America when it was sold in an online... Read more ...

Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency announced a modified version of the 737 Max will be allowed to fly once again. The Max jetliner was grounded worldwide after two... Read more ...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over impeachment trial

Summary List Placement Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, of Vermont, has checked into a local hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over former president Trump's... Read more ...

Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Senators will take an oath Tuesday to ensure "impartial justice" as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, proceedings that will test Republican loyalty to the... Read more ...

Judge bars President Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

Judge bars President Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

The Texas-linked suit is challenging what obligations the Homeland Security Department has regarding a change in immigration policy. Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...