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    SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s Note: Watch the entire briefing in the video player above. Newsletter recipients can click here to access the video. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in their daily briefing Thursday night. Nirenberg reported 53,971 total COVID-19 cases and 1,073 total deaths in Bexar...
    HOUSTON (AP) — A trial in which a chemical manufacturer is facing charges over a fire at its suburban Houston plant during Hurricane Harvey that sent toxic smoke into the air in 2017 resumed on Thursday following a six-month delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. Arkema Inc., a subsidiary of a French chemical manufacturer,...
    (CNN)A Pullman, Washington, police officer is heard in body camera video telling Washington State University women's basketball coach Kamie Ethridge to have party guests "stay out of sight, out of mind" after he responded to a complaint of a gathering at Ethridge's home last month.The officer was dispatched to Ethridge's home August 29 after a...
    Vaccine trials need to be representative of the communities at highest risk, Fauci again urged. Speaking at the Bloomberg Equality Summit on Wednesday, top government infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci again highlighted the COVID-19 pandemic's disproportionate impacts on minority populations in the United States. That's not genetic. That's our society. As Fauci told...
    Not old enough to vote, but old enough to help: How teens are helping to avert an election crisis Olive Garden-parent Darden is more attractive the longer the pandemic drags, Jim Cramer says Queen Elizabeths Finances Were Hit by COVID-19, But Her Income From the British Public Will Not Fall Each year the royal...
    Not old enough to vote, but old enough to help: How teens are helping to avert an election crisis Olive Garden-parent Darden is more attractive the longer the pandemic drags, Jim Cramer says Queen Elizabeth’s Finances Down $25 Million Due to COVID-19 as Palace Visitor Numbers Are Decimated Queen Elizabeth and her staff are...
    ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will set up his own review board to double check any federally approved COVID-19 vaccine, citing his distrust of President Trump and calling Washington’s efforts to fast-track the drug “politicized” ahead of the November election Raising concerns over the drug’s administration in New York, Cuomo argued Thursday...
    ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will set up his own review board to double check any federally approved COVID-19 vaccine, citing his distrust of President Trump and calling Washington’s efforts to fast-track the drug “politicized” ahead of the November election Raising concerns over the drug’s administration in New York, Cuomo argued Thursday that...
    Reuters September 24, 2020 0 Comments Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are working on a $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package that could be voted on next week, a key lawmaker said on Thursday, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reiterated that she is ready to negotiate with the White House. With formal COVID-19...
    By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press Capacity at Connecticut restaurants, hair salons, libraries, and certain outdoor and indoor event and performing arts venues will increase beginning Oct. 8, while bars and nightclubs will remain closed to prevent possible spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday. Given Connecticut's low COVID-19 infection rate, which has hovered...
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 2,257 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 30 confirmed deaths. The numbers reveal that as of late Wednesday, 1,713 people in Illinois were reported to be hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 400 patients were being treated in intensive care units, with 155...
    TWD chief explains why Carol and Daryl are getting their own spinoff and teases even more Walking Dead shows are in the works Kentucky Senate candidates take up Breonna Taylor case Florida State to Seminoles football fans in the stands: Get tested and put on a mask or leave TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State...
    There were less than three dozen newly reported COVID-19 cases in Westchester in the latest data provided by the county's Department of Health. Since the pandemic began spreading out of New Rochelle more than six months ago, there have now been 37,948 confirmed COVID cases in Westchester out of 638,657 tested, according to the state's...
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Orange County officials reported six more COVID-19 fatalities and 84 new cases Thursday. The new numbers bring the county’s totals to 1,182 deaths and 52,622 cumulative cases since the pandemic began. Two of the deaths reported Thursday were skilled nursing facility residents and two lived in assisted living facilities. Since Sunday,...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — In two days restaurants, bars, malls, and even sports venues in Indiana can go back to almost pre-pandemic rules, but that doesn’t mean all businesses will be full. Masks are still required for at least another three weeks. While “full capacity” is the new rule, social distancing is still required, which has some...
    Matthew Irvin, who died in July at age 26 in his Yamhill County, Oregon, apartment, was listed at the time as the states youngest victim of COVID-19. But a specialized test conducted by the CDC at the request of Irvins family confirmed their suspicions: He did not have the virus after all. "They did blood...
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    Two people are dead and at least 50 Floridians are infected with COVID-19 after a social club hosted a series of 'superspreader' events in August.  The Social Club of Palm Coast on September 12 revealed that staff had contacted dozens of people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak linked to their establishment.   The outbreak killed a...
    The Washington Post says that Donald Trump is bullish on our recovery from COVID-19: The president is betting his political future on convincing voters that a recent dip in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths signals a coming end to the national nightmare — and is a reason to reassess his handling of the pandemic and...
    UK coronavirus cases today rose by 6,634 in the highest increase EVER in 24 hours as 40 deaths were recorded. It's a 95 per cent increase on the number of new cases reported this time last week. In total, 416,363 have now been diagnosed with the virus in Britain. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog...
    Emilia Clarke attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 at Royal Albert Hall on February 02, 2020 in London, England. Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images In a new interview with Raisa Bruner for the Time 100 Talks, "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke explained how her own experiences around death helped her emotionally prepare...
    Connecticut will soon enter “Phase 3” of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan. This means bigger crowds at events and restaurants both inside and out. Face masks and social distancing requirements must still be observed.  Gov. Ned Lamont said Thursday, Sept. 24, that the state would go to Phase 3 on Oct. 8. “The changes will...
    MARTINEZ (CBS SF) — Health officials in Contra Costa County have ordered private health care facilities to expand COVID-19 testing and provide timely test results to essential workers, people with symptoms and those who have been exposed to the virus. Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) also urged large providers such as Kaiser Permanente, John Muir...
    Billionaire sports owner Mark Cuban is advocating for a dramatic increase in the economic aid the federal government is providing to Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks told CNBC in an interview that every household in the country should receive a $1,000 stimulus check every two weeks until...
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas on Thursday reported 17 more deaths from the illness caused by the coronavirus and one of its highest one-day increases in new confirmed cases. The Department of Health said 1,246 people have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began. That figure includes both confirmed and probable cases. The state's...
    By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Results from a program that’s testing Houston’s wastewater to monitor the local spread of the coronavirus have shown that it could be a faster way of detecting outbreaks in the nation’s fourth-largest city, officials said Thursday. Since May, the city and scientists from Rice University and...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County on Thursday reported 703 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 563 of them coming from previous months. Thursday’s count brings the total in the county to 79,426, which is the second highest in the state behind Harris County. Health officials said 692 of the cases came from a backlog in the...
    Ybor City, Florida on May 8, 2020.PHOTO BY MICHAEL M. SINCLAIRGov. Ron DeSantis says Florida will prohibit local governments from shutting down or placing additional hurdles on restaurants as the state prepares to move forward with the reopening process. DeSantis told reporters Thursday that the Department of Business and Professional Regulation has the authority to prevent cities and counties...
    SANTA CLARA (AP) — A severe flu season this fall and winter could overwhelm California hospitals that are preparing for an uptick in COVID-19 cases as the economy further reopens, officials said Thursday. They urged people to get vaccinated to prevent that from happening. Dr. Mark Ghaly, California Secretary of Health and Human Services, told...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Major developments are in the works for rapid COVID testing, which experts say is crucial to reopening the economy safely. New tests promise to get results back within hours or even seconds, CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports. We’ve said it before — tests that take days or weeks to give a...
    Sex Education is adding a non-binary character to its cast for season 3 Breonna Taylor: Calls grow for Kentucky AG to release evidence Father of BYU OL Tristen Hoge says Hoge has pneumonia after contracting COVID-19 © Yahoo News BYU offensive lineman Tristen Hoge is dealing with pneumonia after he contracted COVID-19....
    GOVRONDESANTIS/TWITTERGov. Ron DeSantis thinks students who attend Florida’s 12 state universities should be able to socialize without worrying about getting thrown out of school. To that end, DeSantis said Thursday he’s willing to consider a college students’ “bill of rights” that would preclude state universities from taking actions against students who are enjoying themselves. The...
    Boulder County, Colorado announced Thursday that it is banning all gatherings of young adults between the ages of 18-22 for 2 weeks. The order, which went into effect Thursday at 4 p.m., prohibits both indoor and outdoor gatherings and includes a list 36 addresses where residents “have repeatedly violated orders,” NBC reported. Those who violate...
    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday took a swipe at Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, saying crime in the city is "a problem," and "everybody has a sense that crime is worse." Daylight shootings doubled through May and July compared to the same period last year, according to the New York...
    Jack, get back — preferably six feet back if you are in St. Charles, Missouri, and planning to party. Three dance clubs in the city have agreed to voluntarily put the kibosh on dancing — for now — in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Fox2Now reports. "I feel a little bit like...
    Sen. Thom TillisThomas (Thom) Roland TillisThe Hill's Campaign Report: GOP set to ask SCOTUS to limit mail-in voting OVERNIGHT ENERGY: EPA head questions connection of climate change to natural disasters | Pebble Mine executives eye future expansion in recorded conversations | EPA questions science linking widely used pesticide to brain damage in children Liberal super...
    Breonna Taylor updates: Tamika Palmer speaks out; Kentucky officials decline Trumps offer for federal help; BLM doubles down on demands Which grocery stores will be closed on Thanksgiving? Heres a list Incredible Blanket Puts Humans In A Deep...
    Billionaire sports owner Mark Cuban is advocating for a dramatic increase in the economic aid the federal government is providing to Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks told CNBC in an interview that every household in the country should receive a $1,000 stimulus check every two weeks until December,...
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisFlorida attorney general scrutinizing Bloomberg paying fines for felons to vote Trump may meet with potential Supreme Court pick in Miami Florida governor unveils legislation targeting protesters in 'violent or disorderly' demonstrations MORE (R) on Thursday proposed a “bill of rights” for college students in response to schools punishing students for...
    How do South Dakotans practice social distancing? By spending time outdoors, far removed from other people and hunting, Gov. Kristi Noem suggested in a video posted to her social media accounts this week. “This is how we do social distancing in South Dakota,” she wrote above a 15-second clip that shows her with a shotgun...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Dr. Mallika Marshall is answering your coronavirus-related medical questions. If you have a question for Dr. Mallika, email her or message her on Facebook or Twitter. Dr. Mallika is offering her best advice, but as always, consult your personal doctor before making any decisions about your personal health. Stephen writes on Facebook, “I recently had...
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A severe flu season this fall and winter could overwhelm California hospitals that are preparing for an uptick in COVID-19 cases as the economy further reopens, officials said Thursday. They urged people to get vaccinated to prevent that from happening. California Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Mark Ghaly speaking...
    The average single person Connecticut, according to a survey conducted by EverydayCarry.com, would travel 2.6 hours to go on a date amid COVID-19, and half of singles polled nationwide would avoid dating someone living in an area with a high rate of COVID infections.  In early March, Dating.com reported that usage of its site had...
    Savannah Rychcik September 24, 2020 0 Comments New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is not willing to put his trust into the federal government when it comes to the approval process for a COVID-19 vaccine. Cuomo revealed during his press briefing on Thursday New York will conduct its own review of a coronavirus vaccine approved...
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Health on Thursday reported eight additional deaths due to complications from the coronavirus, raising the eight-day total to 34 and the overall total to 212. The latest fatalities included five combined in Burleigh and Morton counties, considered the state's hot spot in the last two months....
    NEWARK, Del. (AP) — University of Delaware officials announced Thursday that they are implementing a variety of cost-cutting measures because of the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Officials said that without the cost cutting, the school would be facing a $250 million gap between revenues and expenses this academic year. UD President Dennis Assanis...
    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority reported 382 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Thursday, the state's highest daily case count since mid-July. Officials also said 77 employees at a seafood processing plant on the Oregon Coast tested positive for coronavirus. The outbreak was tied to Labor Day social activities Oregon's confirmed COVID-19 case count,...
    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY — In an effort to expand available COVID-19 testing, county health officials are issuing a new health order to require private healthcare facilities to quickly provide COVID-19 tests to essential workers and others who risk exposure to the virus. Under the health order, which goes into effect Oct. 8, healthcare providers will...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The family of a SEPTA worker who died due to COVID-19 is sharing the heart-wrenching story of their loved one’s passing. And how the mechanic’s wife and son were left behind infected with the virus and with no health insurance. SEPTA’s staff has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic with over...
    SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County plans to distribute 250,000 masks to local businesses on a first-come, first-served basis. Each business will receive 100 masks upon completing an online registration form. All commercial entities in Bexar County that provide goods or services directly to the public are eligible to participate. The masks will be distributed on...