Coronavirus pandemic

Senate Dems block Republicans' narrow Covid relief plan

Senate Dems block Republicans' narrow Covid relief plan

2 minutes ago   |   Politico   |   4 articles

Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked a narrow $500 billion Republican-led coronavirus relief proposal, as the path forward on a broader deal still remains elusive just two...
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Pandemic accelerates with 'third peak' of infections

2 minutes ago   |   NBC News

In other coronavirus news: Pelosi says Covid-19 relief deal is near, Spain tops 1 million cases and cancer research is a pandemic casualty.
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Illinois reports 69 new deaths, the highest daily COVID-19 related death count since June, along with 4,342 new cases

2 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   7 articles

Illinois on Wednesday recorded its highest daily coronavirus-related death toll since June, as the state continues to see metrics such as deaths, daily case tallies and test...
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Napa wineries reopen indoor tasting rooms as county hits orange tier

4 minutes ago   |   ABC

CHEERS! Napa wineries have reopened their indoor tasting rooms after the county moved into the orange tier.
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Trump's Greatest Achievements? What He Hasn't Done

6 minutes ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Under immense pressure, at a time when nearly all global leaders were using the pandemic as an excuse to seize greater control, Trump did not.
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Ohio again breaks record for single-day increase in COVID-19 cases

Ohio again breaks record for single-day increase in COVID-19 cases

10 minutes ago   |   WLWT

The state of Ohio has again reported its highest single-day total of coronavirus cases.
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US overdose deaths appear to rise amid coronavirus pandemic

US overdose deaths appear to rise amid coronavirus pandemic

12 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Matthew Davidson was beating his heroin addiction. The 31-year-old was attending group recovery meetings. He had a restaurant job he liked. He was a doting uncle to a baby...
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Odell Beckham: ‘I just don't think COVID can get to me'

Odell Beckham: ‘I just don't think COVID can get to me'

12 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Odell Beckham Jr. apparently doesn't believe COVID-19 can cover him or bring him down. The former Giants star was sent home with an illness on Thursday of last week, but he...
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State's 5th Free Saliva Testing Site To Open In Mankato

22 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - State officials say the state's fifth free saliva COVID-19 testing site will open Friday in Mankato. The site will be located at the former Gander Mountain store...
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Coronavirus latest: 188,005 cases in Ohio; 89,544 in Kentucky; 152,396 in Indiana

Coronavirus latest: 188,005 cases in Ohio; 89,544 in Kentucky; 152,396 in Indiana

30 minutes ago   |   WLWT

The COVID-19 outbreak is continuing to change everyday life for millions of Americans. Leaders across the county, including the Tri-State area, are implementing measures to...
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Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Pope Francis endorsed gay civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for a feature-length documentary that made its premiere at the Rome Film Festival on... Read more ...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8 billion settlement

Purdue Pharma will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws, the AP reports. Read more ...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had 'nothing to do with race'

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, a Louisville police officer who was one of the officers involved in the March raid where Breonna Taylor was killed, says the shooting had "nothing to... Read more ...

Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

The manipulated image was shared thousands of times on Twitter and Facebook since it began gaining attention on Monday. Read more ...

Illinois reports most new coronavirus deaths in 4 months as statewide...

Illinois reports most new coronavirus deaths in 4 months as statewide resurgence continues

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 69 additional coronavirus-related deaths Wednesday, the biggest increase since mid-June, as a resurgence in COVID-19 cases... Read more ...

Watch Now: Pope Francis endorses civil union for gay couples

Watch Now: Pope Francis endorses civil union for gay couples

In a new documentary film, Pope Francis voices his support for same-sex couples to be protected under civil union laws. Read more ...

Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions in major shift on Catholic Church's...

Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions in major shift on Catholic Church's stance

The Pope has called for same-sex couples to be protected by civil union laws, in a remarkable departure from both the Vatican's historic stance on homosexuality and his... Read more ...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8 billion settlement

Purdue Pharma will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws, the AP reports. Read more ...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two weeks before Election Day. Here's what's in Mitch McConnell's latest relief package

Summary List Placement Senate Republicans will vote Wednesday on whether to move a new stimulus bill that would protect businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits, boost... Read more ...

Everyone in US gets a free taco after stolen base in Game 1 of World Series

Everyone in US gets a free taco after stolen base in Game 1 of World Series

TAMPA - While fans of the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers were cheering on their teams in Game 1 of the World Series, many others were excited over winning free... Read more ...