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 2021-08-04 02:47 

AP

Miguel Cabrera's 498th homer helps Tigers top Red Sox 4-2...

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit his 498th home run and the Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night.Cabrera added a single, giving him 2,944 career hits and moving him one ahea......

 2021-08-04 01:56 

AP

UN chief: Threat to global peace from Islamic State rising...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a new report that the threat to international peace and security from the Islamic State extremist group is rising, pointing to an "a......

 2021-08-04 01:35 

AP

LEADING OFF: Scherzer debuts for Dodgers, Ohtani pitches...

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday:___MAX EFFORT...

 2021-08-04 01:29 

AP

San Francisco to provide extra COVID-19 vaccination shots...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will provide an extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for people who got the single-shot Johnson & Johnson variety but public health officials aren't calling it a bo......

 2021-08-04 00:43 

AP

Red Sox place closer Matt Barnes on COVID-19 injured list...

DETROIT (AP) — The Boston Red Sox placed closer Matt Barnes on the COVID-19 injured list on Tuesday.Barnes is 5-2 with 23 saves and a 2.30 ERA, but hadn't pitched since a save against the Toronto B......

 2021-08-04 00:15 

AP

Vikings owner on league-low vax rate: 'We're very concerned'...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The absence of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins from practice this week due to COVID-19 protocols and coach Mike Zimmer's deep frustration with his unvaccinated players......

 2021-08-04 00:01 

AP

Navajo Nation: No COVID-related deaths for 3rd day in a row...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Tuesday reported 28 new COVID-19 cases, but no additional deaths for the third consecutive day.The latest numbers released by tribal health officials ......

 2021-08-03 23:24 

NY Times

Is the Delta Variant Making Younger Adults 'Sicker, Quicker'?...

Many doctors on the front lines say unvaccinated patients in their 20s and 30s are becoming more severely ill, and more quickly. But comprehensive data is lacking....

 2021-08-03 23:24 

AP

Georgia COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations rise again...

ATLANTA (AP) — COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations continue to rise rapidly in Georgia, with some hospitals voicing concern as they fill with patients infected with the virus.The state Departm......

 2021-08-03 23:23 

Medscape

ACOG, SMFM Urge All Pregnant Women to Get COVID-19 Vaccine...

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine strongly recommend that all pregnant women be vaccinated against COVID-19. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-08-03 23:17 

ABC News (US)

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Judge blocks Texas troopers from stopping migrant transports...

A federal judge has ordered Texas to not allow state troopers to stop vehicles carrying migrants on the grounds that they may spread COVID-19...

 2021-08-03 23:10 

AP

Judge blocks Texas troopers from stopping migrant transports...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday blocked Texas from allowing state troopers to stop vehicles carrying migrants on the grounds that they may spread COVID-19 as worries and new cases are ......

 2021-08-03 22:38 

AP

WA sees 1,500 new cases a day of COVID-19 in recent days...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state has seen an average of 1,500 new cases a day of COVID-19 over the past four days, and health officials said Tuesday they are concerned about not only a rise i......

 2021-08-03 22:30 

NY Times

Kids With Covid Recover Fast, but a Few Have Long-Term Symptoms...

The findings suggest that what has sometimes been called "long Covid" may be less common in children than adults....

 2021-08-03 22:29 

AP

More than 800 UConn students seek vaccination exemption...

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — More than 800 UConn students have asked to be exempted from the school's requirement that they be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning for the fall semester, the school......

 2021-08-03 21:46 

Medscape

My Kid's College Will Cost How Much?...

Paying for a college education can get expensive and affect everyone. Here are tips from a financial planner on how to come up with a college savings plan that works for the entire family. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-08-03 21:44 

AP

Yanks lefty Montgomery joins Cole on sideline with COVID-19...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, a day after fellow starter Gerrit Cole was sidelined by the virus.General manager Brian Cashm......

 2021-08-03 21:39 

Men's Health News

The Teens of Outer Banks Are Mostly Played by 20-Somethings...

Here's how old everyone on 'Outer Banks' really is, and what their real ages all are....

 2021-08-03 21:37 

CDC

CDC Issues Eviction Order in Areas of Substantial and High Transmission...

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky today signed an order determining the evictions of tenants for failure to make rent or housing payments could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID...

 2021-08-03 21:24 

AP

Indiana Supreme Court denies AG request in Holcomb lawsuit...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday denied an emergency request by state Attorney General Todd Rokita to stall Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb's lawsuit challenging the increased ......

 2021-08-03 21:24 

Men's Health News

Here's Why Darnell Left All American Season 3...

In season 3 of The CW's 'All American' Darnell Hayes made an early exit. Here's why he left, and whether or not fans can expect the character's return....

 2021-08-03 21:15 

AP

Vaccinated Kentucky state senator tests positive for COVID...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky state senator says she has tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated.Alice Forgy Kerr, a Lexington Republican, wrote in a Facebook post on Monday ......

 2021-08-03 21:13 

AP

Garth Brooks reassessing stadium tour because of COVID surge...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Garth Brooks said he will be reassessing whether to continue his stadium tour because of the rising number of COVID-19 cases. In a statement issued on Tuesday, ......

 2021-08-03 21:04 

Men's Health News

The White Lotus Uses a Running 'BLM' Joke to Introduce New Character, Greg...

Actor Jon Gries plays Greg, from 'the BLM' in 'The White Lotus.' He's best known for his role as Uncle Rico in 'Napoleon Dynamite.'...

 2021-08-03 20:53 

Medscape

Healthcare Giant Sold Off Hospitals But Continued Suing Patients...

Community Health Systems, a large, for-profit hospital chain, shrank from more than 200 to 84 facilities. It continues to sue patients for hospitals that now exist as little more than legal entities. Kaiser Health News...

 2021-08-03 20:53 

Medscape

Low-Dose Aspirin Linked to Lower Dementia Risk in Some...

Two cohorts suggest long-term use of low-dose aspirin may be beneficial but primarily in those with cardiovascular risk. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-08-03 20:52 

Medscape

Delta Variant Could Drive Herd Immunity Threshold Over 80%...

In addition to driving up case numbers, the Delta variant could also push the threshold to achieve herd immunity higher. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-08-03 20:43 

AP

Delaware recommends unvaccinated people get tested weekly...

DOVER, Del. (AP) — As the delta variant of the coronavirus spreads in Delaware, state health officials recommended Tuesday that unvaccinated people get tested weekly and announced more ways to acce......

 2021-08-03 20:34 

Medscape

Slim Majority in US Supports Return to Masks, Social Distancing...

A slight majority of Americans support a return to wearing masks and social distancing guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, according to a new poll. WebMD Health News...

 2021-08-03 20:30 

Men's Health News

Here's What Pogue and Kook Mean in Netflix's Outer Banks...

Here are the meanings for 'Kooks' and 'Pogues', the two classes in Netflix's Outer Banks, streaming now....

 2021-08-03 20:26 

AP

Vermont to ask for masks at beginning of school year...

The state of Vermont is going to recommend that all students and staff begin the upcoming school year wearing masks, officials said Tuesday.During the regular weekly coronavirus update, Education S......

 2021-08-03 20:17 

Medscape

Simone Biles Medically Cleared to Compete, Wins Bronze Medal...

"I was just happy to be able to perform regardless of the outcome," Biles said. "I did it for me, and I was happy to be able to compete one more time." WebMD Health News...

 2021-08-03 20:14 

Men's Health News

Ben Affleck's Net Worth Isn't Bruce Wayne's, But It's Nothing to Scoff At...

Since the early days of 'Mallrats' and 'Good Will Hunting,' Ben Affleck has become one of the highest-paid guys in Hollywood. Here's everything we know about Ben Affleck's net worth....

 2021-08-03 20:13 

Medscape

Louisiana Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate as Hospitals Fill...

The mask mandate will apply to ages 5 years and older in indoor public locations, regardless of vaccination status. It will remain in effect until at least Sept. 1. WebMD Health News...

 2021-08-03 20:13 

ABC News (US)

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AP sources: Biden to revive eviction moratorium covering most of US population, day after admin said he lacked authority...

AP sources: Biden to revive eviction moratorium covering most of US population, day after admin said he lacked authority...

 2021-08-03 20:12 

AP

Utah's hospitals feeling the strain of latest COVID wave...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's hospitals are feeling the strain as coronavirus cases increase, the vast majority among unvaccinated people, officials said Tuesday. Republican Gov. Spencer Cox called ......

 2021-08-03 20:06 

AP

Nevada hospitalization rates surpass last summer's surge...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A surge in coronavirus cases driven by the highly contagious delta variant and Nevada's straggling rate of vaccinations has pushed hospitalization rates in the state past levels se......

 2021-08-03 19:51 

AP

Woman pleads guilty to pandemic-related unemployment fraud...

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to using stolen identities to fraudulently obtain more than $250,000 in COVID-19-related unemployment benefits, federal prosecutors said.L......

 2021-08-03 19:47 

Medscape

DOJ Joins Cases Alleging False Diagnoses by Kaiser MA Plans...

The federal government has joined in a legal battle over claims that Kaiser plans pressured physicians to report diagnoses that patients did not have in order to increase Medicare reimbursement. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-08-03 19:47 

Men's Health News

These Top-Rated Bose Headphones Are at Their Lowest Price Yet...

Bose's best-selling wireless headphones are 30% off on Amazon right now. And just so you know, these are the cheapest they've ever been....

 2021-08-03 19:45 

AP

Twin Cities mayors order masking for city employees...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul said Tuesday they'll require city employees to wear masks in indoor public spaces as the delta variant of the coronavirus spurs concern nat......

 2021-08-03 19:39 

AP

Oklahoma doctor does not expect session on virus masking...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The president of the Oklahoma Medical Association said Tuesday that talks with Gov. Kevin Stitt show no sign that a special legislative session is in the offing to overturn a l......

 2021-08-03 19:37 

AP

Online students score lower on Louisiana standardized tests...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana education leaders said Tuesday state standardized test results show that public school students who attended in-person classes during the coronavirus pandemic outp......

 2021-08-03 18:56 

AP

SC gov hopeful would require vaccines for public students...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Age-eligible South Carolina children would be required to show proof of coronavirus vaccination in order to attend public schools in the state, under a proposal introduced by ......

 2021-08-03 18:49 

AP

New Mexico sets rules to launch pandemic debt collection...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's court system is taking steps to ease financial upheaval as the state resumes foreclosures on delinquent mortgage loans and phases out a moratorium on commercial d......

 2021-08-03 18:45 

AP

Houston mask mandate might violate Texas governor's order...

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston city workers are being told they must resume wearing masks while on the job, a requirement that could go against Gov. Greg Abbott's most recent executive order banning such m......

 2021-08-03 18:34 

Medscape

Pushback Challenges Vaccination Requirements at US Colleges...

Hundreds of colleges nationwide have told students in recent months they must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before classes begin. Associated Press...

 2021-08-03 18:26 

AP

More North Carolinians getting COVID shot amid delta variant...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More North Carolinians came in for a COVID-19 vaccine last week than on any given week over the past two months, according to data state health officials released Tuesday.More ......

 2021-08-03 18:23 

AP

15 nonprofits share $150,000 in vaccine incentive grants...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Fifteen more nonprofits in Rhode Island have each been awarded $10,000 as a part of the state's vaccine incentive program, which releases the awards as more residents get va......

 2021-08-03 18:21 

Medscape

Official: Masks Frustrating, but Country Can Get Past Them...

"I can't tell you the depth of frustration that Americans are feeling who've done everything they can, they've done it right, to know that now we've got to go back to wearing masks." Associated Press...

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