Race report: Was controversy part of the plan?

How the government handled the release of a contentious report on racial disparity in the UK. Source link

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Scientists say they still don’t know whether vaccinated people can spread the virus.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday walked back contentious comments made in a TV interview by its director, Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, suggesting that people vaccinated against the coronavirus never become infected or transmit the virus to others. The assertion called into question the precautions that the agency had urged vaccinated people […]

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US Consults With Japan, South Korea On North Korea Approach

National security adviser Jake Sullivan consulted with his counterparts from Japan and South Korea on Friday as the Biden administration settles on its approach for dealing with North Korea, including its nuclear program. The Biden administration has yet to disclose how it plans to handle North Korea, although it said this week its policy review […]


No title at stake, but Conor McGregor’s fighting legacy will be on the line at UFC 264

Earlier this week, as the proposed Conor McGregor–Dustin Poirier trilogy fight continued to trend in the right direction, I wrote a caption on social media that said: “For all the marbles.” Well, the caption rubbed some people the wrong way. How could I say this one is for all the marbles when there’s not a […]

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Turning to Russia, San Marino gave its vaccination campaign a jump start.

San Marino, a tiny, independent republic within northern Italy, is perhaps best known — to the extent it is known at all — as one of the smallest countries on earth. But the pandemic has given it a new, tragic distinction: a place with one of the world’s highest death rates from the coronavirus. Just […]

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US Reaches 100 Million With Vaccines As Europe Faces Hiccups

European nations have been struggling to speed up vaccination (File) Washington, United States: The United States reaped the fruits Friday of its vaccination campaign against Covid-19 as it became the first nation to reach 100 million people, but Europe’s rollout faced fresh impediments and South America tightened restrictions in the face of Brazil’s soaring infections. […]


Pinterest Is Said to Be in Talks to Acquire the Photo App VSCO

SAN FRANCISCO — Pinterest has held talks to buy VSCO, a photography app that spawned a teenage social media craze, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The discussions are ongoing, said the people, who declined to be identified because they were not authorized to speak publicly. A deal price couldn’t be learned; […]


Houston Police investigating report concerning Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson

HOUSTON — The Houston Police Department has launched an investigation concerning Deshaun Watson after a complainant filed a report against the Houston Texans quarterback on Friday. “As with any allegation, the Houston Police Department is now conducting an investigation and will not comment further during the investigative process,” the department said in a statement. They […]

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Fully Vaccinated Americans Can Travel With Low Risk, C.D.C. Says

Americans who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can safely travel at home and abroad, as long as they take basic precautions like wearing masks, federal health officials announced on Friday, a long-awaited change from the dire government warnings that have kept many millions home for the past year. In announcing the change at a White […]


Meet the 5-foot-7 running back on a mission to play in NFL

7:08 AM ET Marcel Louis-JacquesESPN BUFFALO, N.Y. — While his youth football team vied for a championship, Jaret Patterson watched from the sidelines, the 7-year-old’s legs dangling from a silver metal bench. Patterson hardly saw the field for the Bulldogs in Bowie, Maryland — he had “the cleanest uniform on the team,” as his mother, […]