COVID

Jon Rahm Cleared for 2021 U.S. Open After Positive COVID-19 Test at the Memorial

7 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

Jon Rahm has been cleared to play the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines next week after testing negative twice and clearing COVID-19 protocol, the Spaniard...
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Saudi Arabia, citing pandemic, bans foreigners from hajj for 2nd year

Saudi Arabia, citing pandemic, bans foreigners from hajj for 2nd year

11 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Saudi Arabia is banning foreigners from attending the Hajj again this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Venezuela calls 15 new players to Copa America after 8 get virus

27 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

Venezuela summoned 15 new players for its Copa America squad on Saturday after eight tested positive for COVID-19.
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Mass. city tries to boost COVID-19 vaccination rate with 'Vaccine Block Party'

Mass. city tries to boost COVID-19 vaccination rate with 'Vaccine Block Party'

32 minutes ago   |   WCVB

City leaders are already calling it a success, saying it achieved its intended purpose of making vaccines more festive than clinical.
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Restaurants welcome first weekend of customers since lifted COVID-19 restrictions

39 minutes ago   |   ABC

It's the first weekend where the city's final two COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted as of Friday at midnight.
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'Great Lake Jumper' plunges into Lake Michigan for 365th straight day

'Great Lake Jumper' plunges into Lake Michigan for 365th straight day

40 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - For 365 days in a row during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dan O'Conor made his way down to Montrose Harbor to dive into Lake Michigan. Even in the depths of winter, O'Conor...
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For the first time in more than a year, 2 million people go through US airports

For the first time in more than a year, 2 million people go through US airports

49 minutes ago   |   WISN

Airline bookings have been picking up since around February, as more Americans were vaccinated against COVID-19 and - at least within the United States - travel restrictions...
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Trump Demands China 'Pay Reparations' for COVID, Says $10 Trillion Not Enough

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

"The entire world has been not only disrupted, but it's almost been destroyed," the former president said Saturday.
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Suicide attempts spike in teen girls during COVID-19 pandemic: study

Suicide attempts spike in teen girls during COVID-19 pandemic: study

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

Suicide attempts by adolescent girls surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, worsening as the second wave wore on, according to a new study.
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Public events, incentives helping to get COVID-19 shots in people's arms

Public events, incentives helping to get COVID-19 shots in people's arms

2 hours ago   |   WRAL

Following Gov. Roy Cooper's announcement of a vaccine lottery, more North Carolinians are taking a chance at winning $1 million by getting a COVID-19 shot.
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Severe thunderstorm warning for Ripley County, Indiana

Severe thunderstorm warning for Ripley County, Indiana

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Yankees' Luis Severino exits rehab start with new injury worry

Yankees' Luis Severino exits rehab start with new injury worry

Luis Severino had to be helped off the field in the second inning of his rehab start on Saturday with an apparent foot injury. Read more ...

Nets' Harden out, Green questionable for Game 4 at Milwaukee

Nets' Harden out, Green questionable for Game 4 at Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE - The Brooklyn Nets again won't have James Harden but could have forward Jeff Green back for Game 4 of their second-round playoff series with the Milwaukee Bucks on... Read more ...

DeGrom tosses, Mets expect ace to make next scheduled start

DeGrom tosses, Mets expect ace to make next scheduled start

NEW YORK - Two-time National League Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom is expected to make his next scheduled start for the New York Mets despite having to leave his most... Read more ...

Former Twins Pitcher Jim ‘Mudcat' Grant Dies At 85

Former Twins Pitcher Jim ‘Mudcat' Grant Dies At 85

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Twins announced on Saturday that former pitcher Jim “Mudcat” Grant died at the age of 85. He spent four years with the Twins, and led the 1965 team... Read more ...

TSA screens over 2 million passengers in a single day for the first time...

TSA screens over 2 million passengers in a single day for the first time since March 2020

The Transportation Security Administration screened more than 2 million passengers on Friday, and for the first time since March 2020. “The growing number of travelers... Read more ...

Carjacker returns 3-year-old to woman he stole car from

Carjacker returns 3-year-old to woman he stole car from

CHICAGO - A man who carjacked a woman's SUV in Humboldt Park returned to the scene of the crime moments later after realizing the woman's 3-year-old daughter was in the... Read more ...

French Open Lookahead: Djokovic vs Tsitsipas in men's final

French Open Lookahead: Djokovic vs Tsitsipas in men's final

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Euro 2021: Denmark vs. Finland suspended after Christian Eriksen collapses...

Euro 2021: Denmark vs. Finland suspended after Christian Eriksen collapses on the field

Scary scenes at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen as Christian Eriksen Read more ...

Illinois health officials announce 268 new cases of COVID-19, 15 deaths

Illinois health officials announce 268 new cases of COVID-19, 15 deaths

CHICAGO - The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 268 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the state, including 15 additional deaths. Health... Read more ...