Coronavirus Aid

Disney to increase park capacity; CEO hints that mask mandates could be lifted by summer

7 minutes ago   |   ABC

Disney CEO Bob Chapek said he expects "an immediate increase in the number of folks that we're able to admit into our parks."
Read more ...

Singapore PM Defends Stricter Restrictions to Curb Virus Spread

19 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong defended the government's move to ban dining-in and limiting social gatherings to two people, saying the new coronavirus clusters and...
Read more ...

Japan Expands Virus State of Emergency Ahead of Olympics

19 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga added three more prefectures to a coronavirus state of emergency, as his government confronts a worsening surge of infections just over...
Read more ...

Walz Will Sign Executive Order Lifting Mask Mandate Friday After New CDC Guidance

21 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will sign an executive order Friday morning removing the state's mask mandate following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease...
Read more ...

More than 300 universities across the US requiring students to receive COVID-19 vaccine

More than 300 universities across the US requiring students to receive COVID-19 vaccine

31 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

DALLAS - As U.S. colleges and universities hope to return to normal, they're weighing how far they're willing to go to keep campus safe - to require or not to require students...
Read more ...

UN envoy asks Thai leader's aid in ending crisis in Myanmar

35 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The United Nations' special envoy on Myanmar met with Thailand's prime minister on Friday as she continues efforts to end violence in Myanmar sparked by a military takeover in...
Read more ...

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

55 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

LONDON - Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in what it called a “significant ransomware attack." The Health Service Executive said...
Read more ...

NHS COVID app prevented 'thousands' of deaths, says report

NHS COVID app prevented 'thousands' of deaths, says report

1 hour ago   |   iMore

"On average, each confirmed case who consented to notification of their contacts through the app prevented one new case" What you need to know New research has backed claims...
Read more ...

‘Stunning hypocrisy': Top Democrats rape & assault with impunity due to media protection, Tara Reade tells RT's Rick Sanchez

‘Stunning hypocrisy': Top Democrats rape & assault with impunity due to media protection, Tara Reade tells RT's Rick Sanchez

1 hour ago   |   RT

Tara Reade, the former Senate aide who accused Joe Biden of sexually assaulting her almost 30 years ago, told RT's Rick Sanchez that media protection enables the Democratic...
Read more ...

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC relaxing guidance for vaccinated people. Here's how stores are responding to the new guidelines

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC relaxing guidance for vaccinated people. Here's how stores are responding to the new guidelines

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday relaxed guidance for mask-wearing in indoor and outdoor spaces for fully vaccinated people...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC...

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC relaxing guidance for vaccinated people. Here's how stores are responding to the new guidelines

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday relaxed guidance for mask-wearing in indoor and outdoor spaces for fully vaccinated people... Read more ...

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

A Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing her mother has gone viral on TikTok. Read more ...

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

The Massachusetts indoor mask mandate remains in effect Friday as state officials evaluate new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that say those fully... Read more ...

Cleveland's Zach Plesac loses no-hit bid vs. Seattle in 8th

Cleveland's Zach Plesac loses no-hit bid vs. Seattle in 8th

SEATTLE - Cleveland's Zach Plesac lost his no-hit bid with no outs in the eighth inning when Seattle's J.P. Crawford lined a clean single to center Thursday night Read more ...

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

Top Mariners prospects Jarred Kelenic and Logan Gilbert made their MLB debuts Thursday night against Cleveland. Here's how they fared in their first action. Read more ...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid hackers $4mn+ in ransom to resolve gas supply crisis

US President Joe Biden refused to say whether he was aware Colonial Pipeline paid more than $4 million to hackers after a major cyber attack crippled the company's operations... Read more ...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor settings

Metro infectious disease experts, businesses respond to the news Read more ...

Louisville businesses react to CDC update involving fully vaccinated people

Louisville businesses react to CDC update involving fully vaccinated people

Businesses react after the CDC eased mask wearing guidance on Thursday for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places. Read more ...

Ohio woman hit in face with 10-pound ‘log of prepackaged meat' during fight...

Ohio woman hit in face with 10-pound ‘log of prepackaged meat' during fight at Walmart

An Ohio woman was arrested on Tuesday after hitting another woman in the face with a 10-pound log of prepackaged meat at Walmart. Police say officers were dispatched to the... Read more ...

Woman 'hoarding fuel' catches fire after crash during attempted traffic stop...

Woman 'hoarding fuel' catches fire after crash during attempted traffic stop in South Carolina

PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. - A woman, who deputies say was hoarding fuel in her trunk, caught on fire after a crash in Pickens County. A Pickens County Sheriff's Office deputy saw a... Read more ...