CoronaVirus Update

A Pandemic of Error

A staff member stands in front of a coronavirus global map at the secretary’s operation center during a coronavirus task force meeting at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C., February 27, 2020. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Our coronavirus response revealed the limits of scientific modeling in policymaking. There are lessons for the Green…

The Importance of Face Masks and the Tragedy of Downplaying Them

Let’s start all over again about face masks. The noise about them is a Judas Priest blare. Can we turn down the volume for a moment? OK, good, thanks. Now, let’s talk about their value. Why there is such discord about them. After all, what has the clamor wrought? Nothing good, says Monica Gandhi, a…

Covid-19 news: Volunteers to be infected with virus to test vaccines

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool The new NHS Covid-19 app for England and WalesDan Kitwood/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 24 September NHS Covid-19 app goes live in England and Wales but testing and tracing still limited…

Israel tightens Covid lockdown as infections climb

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet decided on Thursday to tighten Israel's coronavirus lockdown after he said a surge in infections was pushing the nation to "the edge of the abyss."Israel went back into lockdown, its second during the pandemic, on Sept. 18. But over the past week, the number of daily new cases…

More than 824,000 Americans declare joblessness as economy gradually rebounds

CLOSE Find out the latest on the stimulus package, unemployment benefits and why you still can’t find toilet paper after 10 a.m. at most stores. USA TODAYA rebound in hiring that began this summer is sputtering amid regional flareups of the coronavirus, signaling that it may be years before the jobs market fully recovers.More than 824,000 Americans filed for unemployment…

Democrats’ mail ballot pivot

Democrats spent the early months of the coronavirus pandemic urging their base to vote absentee. But as threats of U.S. Postal Service delays, Team Trump litigation and higher ballot rejection rates become clearer, many are pivoting to promote more in-person voting as well.Why it matters: Democrats are exponentially more likely to vote by mail than…

The coronavirus is surging again

The coronavirus is surging once again across the U.S., with cases rising in 22 states over the past week.The big picture: There isn't one big event or sudden occurrence that explains this increase. We simply have never done a very good job containing the virus, despite losing 200,000 lives in just the past six months,…

Dutch coronavirus cases reach new daily high at 2,544: health authorities

FILE PHOTO: A group of people wear mandatory masks at the Red Light District, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Amsterdam, Netherlands August 5, 2020. REUTERS/Eva PlevierAMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The number of coronavirus infections in the Netherlands hit a daily record at 2,544 on Thursday, data released by health authorities showed.Coronavirus infections in the…

Springfield hospitals nearing capacity due to COVID-19 surge

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Hospitals in Missouri’s third-largest city are approaching capacity due to a surge in coronavirus cases.Officials at Springfield’s two major hospital systems, CoxHealth and Mercy, told the city council on Tuesday that they were running out of staff and capacity, the Springfield News-Leader reported.Cox Medical Center South was housing a record 82…

Entertainement Updates

Georgia Male Seen Abusing Teen Child In IG Video

Published 12 hours ago Social media sounded an alarm bell about the safety of a Georgia teen seen on Instagram Live being abused by her father and stepmother. In the unnerving video, the two attack the girl, identified as Trinity, in a garage. She gets slapped during their questioning. Trinity escapes for a brief moment…

‘Restoration Island’: Here’s Just how much It Costs to Remain At the Baeumler Household’s Luxury Bahamas Beach Resort

Renovating a house is a big undertaking. Renovating an entire resort? That’s a project on a whole other level. But it’s a challenge the Baeumler family felt they were up to. Home renovation experts Bryan and Sarah Baeumler packed up their four kids and relocated to the Bahamas, where they planned to renovate an entire…

Jimmy Kimmel Talks to Marsh Family About Viral Quarantine Song + New Performance!

Published on Apr 7, 2020The Marsh family posted a quarantine-themed version of “One Day More” from Les Misérables that went viral overnight, so we had them on the show from their home in England to tell the story of how this came to be and to perform another adapted song from Les Mis “Do You…

Review: Urban Flow

Traffic is stressful. A game about directing traffic should be stressful. Urban Flow isn't. If anything, it's quite a zen experience; more so with each additional player you bring into the game. It's a game that anyone can play, with a premise that can be explained to anyone in a matter of seconds. This is…

Tech News

Louisville protests for Breonna Taylor continue for 2nd night

Protests continue in Louisville, Ky., after a grand jury decided not to charge police in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.Sept. 25, 2020

Virus delays Rio’s Carnival for first time in a century

RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro delayed its annual Carnival parade for 2021, saying Thursday night that the global spectacle cannot go ahead in February because of Brazil’s continued vulnerability to the pandemic.Rio’s League of Samba Schools, LIESA, announced that the spread of the coronavirus has made it impossible to safely hold the traditional…

Progressives pledge to keep pushing Biden to expand Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Since Joe Biden ran away with the Democratic presidential nomination in March, leading progressives have accepted him — sometimes grudgingly — as their party's leader. But, in the final weeks of the campaign, the Supreme Court vacancy is threatening to inflame old divides.Some activists on the left are pressing Biden to endorse expanding…

Health News

John Krasinski Makes a Remarkable Captain America in This Convincing Deepfake

John Krasinski auditioned for the role of Captain America before Chris Evans eventually landed the role. A YouTube channel posted a video giving fans a glimpse at how Krasinski might've looked wearing the Captain America costume.Krasinski's wife, Emily Blunt, received the same treatment in another video.Fans of John Krasinski know and love him for his…

Learn more about the Cast of Below Deck Season 8

Bravo's Below Deck is officially coming back for an eighth season and returning to its roots in the Caribbean. Leading the crew is none other than Captain Lee, of course, because it wouldn’t be a season of the original installment without the stud of the seas taking charge. But with long-time chief stew Kate Chastain…

Entertainment News

How to make a Stark Robot dance in Fortnite

The first update of Fortnite Season 4 included a massive overhaul of almost the entire northeast portion of the map. Stark Industries has now become one of the most popular places to land, with nearly a quarter of the lobby chasing Iron Man at the beginning of each match. It’s easy to understand why this…

Glitch King exposes Fortnite ‘Infinite XP’ exploit

The first update of Fortnite Season 4 included a massive overhaul of almost the entire northeast portion of the map. Stark Industries has now become one of the most popular places to land, with nearly a quarter of the lobby chasing Iron Man at the beginning of each match. It’s easy to understand why this…

How to get in the Stark Industries Vault without a keycard

The first update of Fortnite Season 4 included a massive overhaul of almost the entire northeast portion of the map. Stark Industries has now become one of the most popular places to land, with nearly a quarter of the lobby chasing Iron Man at the beginning of each match. It’s easy to understand why this…

New Fortnite Battle Bus “Update” dripped

The first update of Fortnite Season 4 included a massive overhaul of almost the entire northeast portion of the map. Stark Industries has now become one of the most popular places to land, with nearly a quarter of the lobby chasing Iron Man at the beginning of each match. It’s easy to understand why this…

Fortnite’s 3rd birthday event leaks: cosmetics, difficulties & more

Events Details of Fortnite’s third birthday celebration event have been leaked. Published 2 days agoon September 23, 2020 It’s crazy to think that we’re approaching three full years of Fortnite: Battle Royale. The game has come a long way in that time and is virtually unrecognizable when you compare it to the early days. Each…

Billy Corgan States Halsey & Girl Gaga Exist in a Genre-Bending ‘Musical World That I Dreamed Of’

NEWS 9/24/2020 by Heran Mamo Mat Hayward/Getty Images Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins performs on stage during an Acoustic-Electro evening at the Paramount Theatre on March 23, 2016 in Seattle. The Smashing Pumpkins' frontman Billy Corgan chatted with Apple Music's Zane Lowe about reassembling the Chicago alt-rockers for a new album and the evolving state of…

Health Updates

How Guys Over 40 Can Construct More Powerful Back Muscles

Author, fitness model, and trainer Kirk Charles, NASM-CPT CES, knows that as you get older, life can get more complicated. But that shouldn’t prevent you from being on top of your game. He’ll help to answer the tough training questions that come with age so you too can be Fit Beyond 40.Working with a new…

China declines imports from Fort Smith and Springfield poultry plants in U.S.

For the second time since June, China has suspended imports from a U.S. poultry plant where employees became infected with the coronavirus. First to face suspension was poultry from a Tyson Foods plant in Springdale, AR, which was suspended by the Chinese government in June for similar reasons.  The second such action came a few…

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