Dallas County hits 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; pandemic’s path hinges on individual choices, Jenkins says
NHS to hold review into gender identity services for children and young people
The NHS is launching an independent review into gender identity services for children and young people, it has been announced.
Shutting pubs and restaurants at 10pm 'could lead to surge in house parties'
The chief executive of Shepherd Neame, Jonathan Neame, says the government’s new restrictions will cause “biblical” levels of redundancies and that its curfew is based, not on evidence, but “a basic prejudice that people after 10pm are too drunk to look after themselves."
New FDA Rules Threaten Trump's Election Day Vaccine Promise
The FDA announced that it would institute more rigorous standards and follow-up protocols before approving an emergency use authorization of any Covid-19 vaccine. The development appeared to be an attempt to allay the fears of a public that has grown increasingly skeptical about a potential coronavirus vaccine, after President Donald Trump has injected politics into the process by repeatedly promising a vaccine will be ready b
COVID-19: Three more exposure alerts at B.C. schools
B.C. health authorities are reporting three more COVID-19 exposure incidents at public schools. Read More
Trump Criticizes China for Covid-19 Response in United Nations Speech
President Donald Trump, who prefers speaking to boisterous crowds, is set to give a prerecorded address to the U.N. General Assembly as he grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, chilly relations between the U.S. and China and ongoing threats from North Korea and Iran — all during a heated campaign for reelection.
Laser Quest shuts down operations due to pandemic
One of the most recognized childhood staples is no more.Laser Quest announced it is permanently ceasing its operations across North America, breaking the news Tuesday on its social media platforms.“As much as we wanted to re-open, the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting uncertain economic climate have made the continued operation of Laser Quest North America next to impossible,” the statement read.
Opioid-related deaths rose in Maryland as the COVID-19 pandemic raged
New data from the second quarter of 2020 shows that drug-related fatalities in Maryland rose while the state battled COVID
The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Making It Harder For Domestic Violence Victims To Find A Place To Live, Study Shows
(CNN) — As states across the country rush to curb the surge in coronavirus cases, once again the safest place for anyone to be is home. But for victims of domestic violence, home is far from a safe haven.The coronavirus has led to a surge in domestic violence, leaving victims and their children struggling to find access to food, safe housing, and transportation, according to a new study by Rutgers University.
Rob Manfred: MLB 'Pressing Ahead' with Plan to Host Fans at NLCS, World Series
There were exasperating and infuriating moments, and times when it looked like the entire thing may crumble, but with commissioner Rob Manfred knocking on his wood desk Tuesday morning for good luck, the Major League Baseball season is on the verge of surviving a year few envisioned possible.
China: Trump 'spreading political virus' at United Nations
After US president accuses Beijing of spreading COVID-19 'plague', China's Xi says 'need to get through this together'.
Restaurant chain Sizzler files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing impact of COVID-19 pandemic
Sizzler, the famous steakhouse, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the latest business to suffer as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.