Covid 19

Shakhtar shocker: Real Madrid suffer nightmare Champions League start against Covid-ravaged Ukrainian rivals

Shakhtar shocker: Real Madrid suffer nightmare Champions League start against Covid-ravaged Ukrainian rivals

1 minute ago   |   RT

Real Madrid suffered a second home defeat in five days as they slumped to a shock loss against Champions League opponents ravaged by players ruled out by positive coronavirus...
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Second stimulus check updates: COVID-19 relief talks inch forward, but Mitch McConnell is resistant

3 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Negotiations on a COVID-19 relief bill have taken a step forward, though time is running out and Trump's most powerful Senate ally is pressing the White House not to move ahead.
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IDES acting director responds to Illinois unemployment COVID-19 benefits delays, fraud criticism

5 minutes ago   |   ABC

The acting director of the Illinois' unemployment office answers questions about widespread complaints of delayed benefits, agonizing wait times and fraud.
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Brand loyalty is changing due to the pandemic

7 minutes ago   |   Fortune

COVID-19 has already tested our patience, our focus, and our compassion. Now it could be testing our allegiance as well. Two recent studies show that U.S. consumers are...
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New Jersey Governor Quarantines After Staff Member's Positive Test

11 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy placed himself in quarantine after coming into contact over the weekend with a senior staff member who tested positive for Covid-19.
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'I don't have to do what you say!': Pro-Trump Starbucks customer lashes out at a barista in an anti-mask rant, as workers face harassment and violence on the job

'I don't have to do what you say!': Pro-Trump Starbucks customer lashes out at a barista in an anti-mask rant, as workers face harassment and violence on the job

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A new clash between a retail worker and an anti-mask customer was caught on camera, as employees continue to face harassment over the enforcement of...
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Adam Scott Withdraws from Zozo Championship After Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis

15 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

The PGA Tour announced Wednesday that Adam Scott has withdrawn from this week's Zozo Championship after he tested positive for COVID-19...
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Senate Dems block Republicans' narrow Covid relief plan

Senate Dems block Republicans' narrow Covid relief plan

19 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

19 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

19 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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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 ...