Better masks can help protect against new coronavirus variant, Massachusetts medical experts say
That single-ply cloth mask you're wearing to the store might not cut it against the new, more contagious strain of the coronavirus emerging in Massachusetts. “We know that...
2 hours ago - Boston Herald
Former OSHA Head Talks Biden's Executive Order On Workplace Safety
NPR's Michel Martin speaks to Dr. David Michaels, former head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, about the president's move to strengthen workplace safety...
2 hours ago - NPR
Southern California Ambulance Crews Are Running Out of Oxygen-and Gas
The pandemic has put the region's emergency personnel under extraordinary strain
2 hours ago - Scientific American
Controversial Weymouth gas compressor station to begin service
The controversial Weymouth natural gas compressor station is expected to start flowing gas to its customers within days, a company spokesman said Saturday. “The compressor...
2 hours ago - Boston Herald
Off by one number: Missouri girl inundated with phone calls from Arizonans looking for vaccine
SULLIVAN, Mo. - A third-grade girl from Missouri has been swamped by phone calls from people in Arizona wanting the COVID-19 vaccine. Eight-year-old Sophia Garcia and her...
3 hours ago - WGN TV
The Latest: Chicago opens restaurants, some bars with limits
Restaurants and certain bars across Chicago and suburban Cook County have opened their doors to customers for the first time since late October after winning approval Saturday...
3 hours ago - Star Tribune
Deputies searching for missing woman with health problems
Deputies sad Cynthia Frances Plummer was last seen Saturday morning around 10:30 a.m., on Crosby Circle, where she walked away.
3 hours ago - WYFF
Sri Lanka health minister tries anti-COVID sorcery, tests positive
Sri Lanka's health minister has tested positive for coronavirus after she drank and endorsed a sorcerer's elixir claimed to ward off the disease.
3 hours ago - NY Daily News
First case of UK COVID-19 variant found in Carolinas, health officials say
Early data suggests that the variant may be more contagious than other variants, but current COVID-19 vaccines are expected to be effective against it, according to health...
4 hours ago - WYFF
Wisconsin COVID-19: WI reports 1,681 new coronavirus cases, 89 deaths
Wisconsin health officials reported 1,681 new COVID-19 cases and 89 deaths Saturday.
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Next week will have been one year after a deadly helicopter crash claimed nine lives and 35 years after the space shuttle Challenger explosion claimed seven lives.
Central Florida teen gets 45 years for killing mother in fight over grades
In a remarkable moment during his sentencing hearing, the judge allowed Ramos' 84-year-old grandmother to see his face closeup for the first time since he was jailed.
Trump shuns 'ex-presidents club' - and the feeling is mutual
Like so many other presidential traditions, Trump seemed happy to flout them. Now that he's left office, it's hard to see him embracing the stately, exclusive club of living...
Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87
Longtime talk show host Larry King has died in Los Angeles, according to a tweet posted by his network, Ora Media. He was 87.
1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US
Friday night's drawing came two days after a ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers drawn and won a $731.1 million Powerball jackpot.
Accused Capitol rioter Garret Miller called for AOC's assassination, court...
A Texas man accused of taking part in the Capitol riot allegedly called for the assassination of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Garret Miller of Richardson, Texas, was...
Illinois health officials announce 5,152 new COVID-19 cases, 97 deaths
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 5,152 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the state, including 97 additional...
FBI: Texan charged in Capitol riot tweeted 'Assassinate AOC'
DALLAS - A 34-year-old Texas man has been arrested for allegedly taking part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol this month and posting violent threats, including a call to...
UFC 257 Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: How to watch, fight card
The Notorious is back. After a year off from fighting, Conor McGregor returns to the octagon for UFC 257, taking on Dustin Poirer in a rematch of their 2014 bout. You can watch...
Deshaun Watson reportedly prefers trade to Jets
Go ahead, Jets fans. Dream big - Deshaun Watson big. The disgruntled Pro Bowl quarterback reportedly has the Jets atop his wish list followed by the rival Dolphins, according...