Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns

Nearly 50% of San Francisco small businesses remain closed, data shows

5 minutes ago   |   ABC

"A lesson to learn from COVID is just how fragile our small businesses are," said Rodney Fong, the SF Chamber president.
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Suns say Paul in protocols, status for West finals unclear

Suns say Paul in protocols, status for West finals unclear

9 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Phoenix guard Chris Paul has entered the NBA's health and safety protocols, the Suns said Wednesday, and it is unclear whether he'll be available for the start of the Western...
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U.S. to Buy 200 million More Moderna Shots, In Case Boosters Are Needed

27 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The purchase, with the option to include any developed to fight variants as well as pediatric doses, gives the administration the flexibility to administer booster shots if...
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LeBron James Sounds off on Condensed NBA Schedule After Kawhi Leonard's Injury

33 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James offered his thoughts as the NBA playoffs will be down another marquee star.
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EU recommends that its 27 member countries lift travel restrictions on US tourists

33 minutes ago   |   ABC

The EU has no unified COVID-19 tourism or border policy, but has been working for months on a joint digital travel certificate for those vaccinated.
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ABC7 explores what's changed since California COVID-19 restrictions lifted

33 minutes ago   |   ABC

California's coronavirus restrictions have lifted, but what has actually changed? We sent several ABC7 News reporters out across the Bay Area to find out.
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230K still wait for EDD benefits, millions still jam call center

33 minutes ago   |   ABC

EDD still has a backlog of nearly 230,000 claims - those waiting three weeks or more for benefits.
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Gov. Newsom announces 50,000 Six Flags tickets in new vaccine incentive

33 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

The next 50,000 people who get vaccinated in California could get a free ticket to any Six Flags theme park, Newsom announced.
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New York lifts most COVID restrictions as 70% of adults have received at least 1 dose of vaccine

49 minutes ago   |   ABC

The state lifted rules that had limited the size of gatherings and required some types of businesses to follow social distancing or cleaning protocols.
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COVID-19 vaccine Wisconsin: Bill forbids requiring proof of COVID vaccination

49 minutes ago   |   ABC

The Wisconsin Assembly plans to vote on a Republican-backed bill that would prohibit businesses, colleges and universities, governments and anyone else in the state from...
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Nets injury updates: Will James Harden, Kyrie Irving play in Game 6 vs. Bucks?

Nets injury updates: Will James Harden, Kyrie Irving play in Game 6 vs. Bucks?

Are James Harden and Kyrie Irving playing in Nets vs. Bucks Game 6? Steve Nash provided updates on the Brooklyn stars as the team looks to clinch the series in six Thursday night. Read more ...

Putin rejects Biden claim of crackdown on Kremlin opponents, says Black...

Putin rejects Biden claim of crackdown on Kremlin opponents, says Black Lives Matter & Capitol violence show US has its own issues

Russian President Vladimir Putin has questioned America's contemporary moral authority when it comes to human rights. He was speaking to journalists after the summit with his... Read more ...

Title IX protections apply to LGBTQ students, Education Department says

Title IX protections apply to LGBTQ students, Education Department says

The Education Department has issued guidance that Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Read more ...

Putin says 'there is no happiness in life' after his meeting with Biden

Putin says 'there is no happiness in life' after his meeting with Biden

Summary List Placement Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a dark tone during his lengthy, rambling press conference following nearly four hours of talks with President Joe... Read more ...

Biden gifts Putin custom aviators at the leaders' Geneva summit

Biden gifts Putin custom aviators at the leaders' Geneva summit

Vladimir Putin is leaving Wednesday's summit with his own pair of custom aviators, a gift from President Joe Biden that hearkens back to the later days of the Cold War era... Read more ...

Fed signals two interest rate hikes by 2023 as inflation soars

Fed signals two interest rate hikes by 2023 as inflation soars

Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday held interest rates near zero but signaled two interest rate hikes by the end of 2023 as the economy rebounds and inflation soars... Read more ...

Biden, Putin meet at start of summit

Biden, Putin meet at start of summit

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin shook hands at the opening of their daylong summit in Geneva, amid tensions over human rights, Ukraine and ransomware. Read more ...

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 2-day total of 65 new cases, 10 deaths

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 2-day total of 65 new cases, 10 deaths

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WATCH: Officials update on fire at Rockton, Illinois chemical plant

WATCH: Officials update on fire at Rockton, Illinois chemical plant

ROCKTON, Ill. - Illinois environmental officials are asking the state attorney general to look into filing charges in the explosion and fire at a chemical plant near... Read more ...

Hubble trouble: NASA working to fix computer problem on space telescope...

Hubble trouble: NASA working to fix computer problem on space telescope after disruption

The Hubble space telescope has been hit by a memory problem on its main onboard computer, causing it to stop working for the past few days, NASA has said, adding that it is... Read more ...