Reopening California

HISD schools reopen with protocol changes for possible future COVID-19 closures

20 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The reopening means face-to-face instruction has resumed after campuses were closed due to positive or presumed positive COVID-19 cases.
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12-year-old student threatened with arrest for missing three Zoom classes

12-year-old student threatened with arrest for missing three Zoom classes

26 minutes ago   |   New York Post

A California seventh-grade student was threatened with arrest by school officials for missing less than two hours of his virtual online classes. Mark Mastrov said he was...
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Rocket builder Firefly Aerospace aims for first launch from California in late December, CEO says

39 minutes ago   |   CNBC

Firefly Aerospace currently plans for its maiden Alpha rocket launch to happen as early as Dec. 22, CEO Tom Markusic told CNBC.
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New York City lifts lockdown for some Covid hot spots

50 minutes ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Lockdown is easing for some Covid-plagued areas of New York City today. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that outbreaks in several parts in the city have eased enough to...
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2nd Court Blocks Trump's Push To Alter Census Ahead Of Supreme Court Review

2nd Court Blocks Trump's Push To Alter Census Ahead Of Supreme Court Review

1 hour ago   |   NPR

A federal court in California says it is unconstitutional for President Trump to try to exclude unauthorized immigrants from the census numbers that determine each state's...
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AccuWeather forecast: Heat easing, fire threat continues

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Sunshine still dominates our sky today with increasingly dry air moving in. While cooler today, this helps highs remain warmer than average, upper 60s at Coast to middle 80s...
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Invisalign maker Align surges 26% after reporting a boom in 3rd-quarter sales driven by social-media influencers

Invisalign maker Align surges 26% after reporting a boom in 3rd-quarter sales driven by social-media influencers

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Shares of Align Technology - the maker of Invisalign teeth straighteners - soared by more than 25% in early trading on Thursday after the company crushed...
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As sales dropped, some pharmacies turned to pet meds to stay open

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

When stay-at-home orders began to spread across the country, Shantelle Brown, owner of Hope Pharmacy in Richmond's Church Hill neighborhood, saw a rush. People stocked up on...
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Parents Are Worried About Schools. Are the Candidates?

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The pandemic has made education a top issue for many voters. But you wouldn't know that from the candidates' stump speeches.
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Cure worse than disease? Some Covid-19 vaccines may increase HIV risk, scientists warn

Cure worse than disease? Some Covid-19 vaccines may increase HIV risk, scientists warn

3 hours ago   |   RT

A group of researchers in the US is sounding the alarm over several coronavirus vaccines currently undergoing clinical trials, warning that they may increase the risk of...
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Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing...

Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing those ballots

In several critical battleground states officials aren't allowed to start processing early ballots until on or just before Election Day. Read more ...

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Kevin Cash was well aware his best player during the regular season was in a Gary Sanchez-like funk ever since the postseason opened. Yet when the Rays' manager filled out the... Read more ...

Democrats to boycott Amy Coney Barrett hearing in effort to block nomination

Democrats to boycott Amy Coney Barrett hearing in effort to block nomination

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee will boycott Thursday's vote to move forward on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, the party's Senate... Read more ...

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are set to square off in their final debate Thursday, one of the last high-profile opportunities for the trailing incumbent... Read more ...

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday redefined what counts as "close contact" with someone with COVID-19 to include briefer but... Read more ...

US workers file 787,000 new jobless claims amid COVID crisis

US workers file 787,000 new jobless claims amid COVID crisis

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to 787,000 last week despite continued pressure on the labor market from the coronavirus pandemic, the feds said... Read more ...

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and...

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and Iran are taking 'specific actions to influence public opinion relating to our elections'

Summary List Placement This story is breaking. Check back for updates. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced on Wednesday that Iran and Russia have "taken... Read more ...

After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to...

After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to study judicial reforms

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that if elected he will convene a bipartisan commission of constitutional scholars to examine judicial reforms, asserting that... Read more ...

2020 NH 1st District debate: Qualified immunity and addressing bad police...

2020 NH 1st District debate: Qualified immunity and addressing bad police officers

Rep. Chris Pappas and his Republican challenger Matt Mowers talk about police reform, including qualified immunity and how bad officers can be held more directly responsible... Read more ...

Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the Senate floor. The vote went forward despite a Democratic boycott of the... Read more ...