Pandemic

Stimulus Check Update: When Could The Third Payment Arrive?

3 minutes ago   |   CBS

A third stimulus check in the coming months is likely given the political and economic landscape. Democrats have taken over control of the presidency and both houses of...
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The State Of Fashion-Brands Prioritizing Profits Over Ethical Supply Chains

9 minutes ago   |   Forbes

In this final chapter of my deep dive into the State of Fashion Report, I turn to the fashion segment likely to recover fastest from the pandemic (and the ongoing profitability...
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Column: Pandemic, not privacy, tops list of 2021 consumer trends. Let's change that

27 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Market researcher Euromonitor predicts COVID will define 2021 consumer experiences. But their own report reveals a need for privacy safeguards.
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Group urges climate adaptation funding in pandemic recovery

27 minutes ago   |   ABC News

An organization that promotes efforts to adapt the environment to cope with the effects of climate change is calling on governments and financers around the globe to include...
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Why It's So Hard to Cut Waste in Health Care

33 minutes ago   |   NY Times

During the pandemic, people have been getting less medical treatment. That saves money, but it could harm their health, an economist says.
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U.K. Says Covid-19 May No Longer Be Spreading Exponentially

33 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

The coronavirus pandemic may no longer be spreading exponentially in the U.K., according to government data suggesting the country's third lockdown is working.
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Durham County Library sees big uptick in video views during pandemic

Durham County Library sees big uptick in video views during pandemic

57 minutes ago   |   WRAL

Stuck at home during the pandemic, Durham County Library patrons are more often turning to a new outlet to pass the time-streaming movies.
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CPS teachers set to receive COVID vaccine as CTU votes on resolution authorizing remote learning to continue

1 hour ago   |   ABC

The Chicago Teachers Union hired a medical consultant who said in-person classes should not resume.
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Biden Calls for ‘Wartime' Virus Fight as GOP Lawmakers Balk

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden warned the nation to prepare for its darkest days in the yearlong pandemic, predicting that as many as 100,000 more Americans will die over the next month...
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LA County won't reach full vaccination until summer 2022 at current pace, mayor says

1 hour ago   |   ABC

At the current pace, vaccinations for the entire population of Los Angeles County won't be completed until June 2022, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti.
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McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257 official weigh-ins

Watch live as the fighters take to the scale on "UFC Fight Island" as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker take the scale ahead of their huge... Read more ...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the United States

It's been one year since COVID-19 was first detected in the United States. Here's a list of several key dates and events relating to the pandemic since then. Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

National Guardsmen allowed back into Capitol after being ‘banished' to garage

National Guardsmen allowed back into Capitol after being ‘banished' to garage

The National Guard troops who were “banished” to a cramped parking garage amid outrage after protecting Washington, DC, in the aftermath of the deadly riots have been allowed... Read more ...

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald has announced his retirement, the team said Friday morning. Read more ...

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday details of the plan to vaccinate thousands of eligible staff and educators under... Read more ...

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

President Joe Biden will sign two executive orders on Friday aimed at fighting hunger, protecting American workers and providing economic relief to families whose jobs and... Read more ...

State leaders worried about maintaining adequate COVID-19 vaccine supply

State leaders worried about maintaining adequate COVID-19 vaccine supply

LOS ANGELES - Even after President Joe Biden's announcement of his national COVID-19 strategy , vaccination anxiety is still prevalent all over the country, including hard-hit... Read more ...