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Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

ATLANTA - Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday that she had tested positive for COVID-19. The 50-year-old Democrat is among the women named as a potential...
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tests positive for Covid-19

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tests positive for Covid-19

12 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta, who is reportedly on Joe Biden's vice presidential short list, said on Monday that she had tested positive for coronavirus. “COVID-19 has...
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Using Marijuana While Pregnant Boosts Risk of Sleep Problems for Children

Using Marijuana While Pregnant Boosts Risk of Sleep Problems for Children

14 hours ago   |   Psych Central

A new study warns pregnant women that if they use marijuana, their child is more likely to suffer sleep problems as much as a decade later. Published in Sleep Health: The...
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Infant Sleep Issues May Predict Teen Mental Health Disorders

Infant Sleep Issues May Predict Teen Mental Health Disorders

14 hours ago   |   Psych Central

Emerging research from the UK suggests that specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescence. Experts say the study...
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Having a Pet Dog Linked to Improved Social-Emotional Development in Young Children

Having a Pet Dog Linked to Improved Social-Emotional Development in Young Children

14 hours ago   |   Psych Central

Young children who grow up in households with a pet dog have better social and emotional wellbeing than children from households that do not own a dog, according to new...
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Eviction bans don't always protect the most vulnerable

21 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Fearing homelessness and deportation, Wilfredo Avila found himself sleeping on a park bench, along with his girlfriend, Patricia Carillo, in Washington, D.C. Two weeks after...
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Drug made by Massachusetts company will help people with rare overgrowth disease

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

The overgrowth disease that famously impacted Andre the Giant can now be treated with an oral drug instead of painful injections, a breakthrough in treatment for a disease one...
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Third chance at life: Elementary school principal survives two massive heart attacks

Third chance at life: Elementary school principal survives two massive heart attacks

2 days ago   |   WLKY

It is rare when someone survives a massive heart attack at home in their sleep. It is almost unheard of when it happens twice.
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Cook County courts start reopening Monday, with thousands of cases stalled by pandemic. ‘How do you wake the sleeping giant?'

3 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Cook County courts, stalled by pandemic, start reopening Monday.
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‘He was extremely sick.' Elkridge man is 1,000th coronavirus patient discharged from UMMS' hospitals

4 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Steve Nicewarner is back at home, sleeping in the comfort of his own bed, after 31 days at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, fighting to beat the...
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New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New federal guidelines say international students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall. Read more ...

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted on Monday. Read more ...

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by... Read more ...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

The adviser to the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of treason. Formerly a journalist, Ivan Safronov was working at Roscosmos for... Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

Speed was likely a factor in the crash, police said. Read more ...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over flag decision

President Donald Trump blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax.” Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equality. Read more ...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park confrontation

Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation for calling 911 to report she was being threatened by “an African-American man” when bird watcher Christian Cooper appeared to keep his... Read more ...

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Major League Baseball is revealing each team's full slate Monday night, which has been shortened to 60 games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...