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  • (CNN) — President Joe Biden, who for months used techniques like public service announcements to persuade Americans to get vaccinated, feels he has struck a “brick wall” in convincing holdouts to get shots, according to people familiar with his thinking. In private meetings with top aides, Biden has raised one question repeatedly: “What’s the problem?” Now, he is adopting a tougher approach as caseloads surge: vaccine requirements and blame. READ...
  • Jill Biden undergoing procedure to remove object from foot
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    First lady Jill Biden will undergo a procedure to remove an object from her foot, her office announced on Thursday. Biden, 70, is being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband, President Joe Biden, in tow, said Michael LaRosa, the first lady's spokesman. “Last weekend, prior to her two official events in Hawaii, the First Lady stepped on an object on the beach...
  • KNIGHTS LANDING (CBS13) – An 18-year-old went missing in the Sacramento River while attempting to help a young swimmer in distress, the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office said on Thursday. Wednesday afternoon, the teen, Ahmir Watson, was reportedly swimming on the Sutter County side of the river near Knights Landing and 3rd Beach, the sheriff’s office said. A caller reported last seeing Watson when he jumped in to help the younger...
  • (CNN)Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday threatened legal action over Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order targeting migrants and urged the governor to immediately rescind it. Read the letter here:
  • President Joe Biden appeared to lose patience with Fox News White House reporter Peter Doocy, who once again got in a question after the Commander in Chief left the podium after giving an urgent plea for Americans to get vaccinated. Biden promised American citizens that, if they were fully vaccinated, they no longer needed to wear masks during a May 13 Rose Garden event.“If you are fully vaccinated, you no...
  • In Florida, 357,194 renter households are currently behind on rent, 48,969 less than in June, but still a staggering number.PHOTO VIA ADOBE With the Center For Disease Control’s (CDC) eviction moratorium set to expire on July 31, 144,000 Floridians are at risk of eviction, according to a new report from online real estate site Zillow. Since June, more people in the U.S. have fallen behind on rent, leading to an...
  • BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump announced that he will be representing a Baltimore family in what could be an unprecedented lawsuit. His clients are descendants of Henrietta Lacks. Lacks’ cells were taken without her permission decades ago and they are still being used for medical research today. READ MORE: Bodies Of Dead Children, 5 and 7, Discovered During Essex Traffic Stop, Police Say While standing with...
  • After the Russell Westbrook trade to Lakers, what does the lineup in Los Angeles look like and where are the remaining holes on the roster?  Who needs the NBA Draft when you can have a giant trade The Lakers saw basketball’s biggest offseason night and promptly waved it off. Sure, the night still belongs to the rookies realizing their dreams, but the future is now for the Lakers. None of...
  • If you’d like to dip your toes into a bit of dystopia coming out of Pennsylvania this week, let’s look into reports of a little group that’s going door to door to confront people about who they voted for. Nothing sketchy about that, right? (Wrong.) As reported by the York Post, a group that calls itself an “election integrity committee” has allegedly bopped from door to door in York County,...
  • UPTOWN — The piping plover family at Montrose Beach is smaller than it was earlier this summer, but the remaining chicks will get named ahead of their upcoming migration south for the winter. Monty and Rose, Chicago’s favorite pair of endangered migratory birds, successfully hatched four piping plover chicks at Montrose Beach this summer for the third consecutive year. But the bird couple’s efforts were not without trials and...
  • CHICAGO (AP) — Joey Votto set a Reds franchise record by homering in his sixth consecutive game as Cincinnati beat the Chicago Cubs 7-4 on Thursday. The 37-year-old Votto homered six times in the four-game series at Wrigley Field, and the big first baseman has eight home runs in the six-game streak for a record that dated back to 1900. Votto’s 20th homer of the season was a...
  • SAN DIEGO (AP) — Navy charges sailor with setting worst U.S. warship fire outside of combat in recent memory. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
  • CHICAGO (WLS) -- CPS teacher Dave Roche from Carl Von Linne Elementary school has created a book mobile to make sure his students and community keep reading this summer!Roche, a special education teacher, said he wanted to get book into students' hands as a way to reconnect after a year of remote school learning. Roche could be seen making his rounds on his bike through the Avondale and Logan Square...
  • (CNN Business) – Apple has long been expected to introduce a series of 5G-capable iPhones this fall. Now it looks like all the new phones the company will launch this year will be able to connect to the next generation of ultra-fast wireless networks, according to Wedbush analyst Dan Ives. This is an important milestone that could help convince millions of people to upgrade their smartphones. 5G could...
  • ELMSFORD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The New York State PTA is offering to help parents of young children who worry their kids have fallen behind on reading. It’s a concern every summer, but especially after months of remote and hybrid instruction, CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported Thursday. READ MORE: Advocacy Groups File Lawsuit Alleging NYPD Continues To Use Stop-And-Frisk Policing Between remote learning and many libraries being closed until recently, concerns about...
  • BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Wildlife advocates on Thursday petitioned federal officials to restore federal protections for gray wolves throughout the U.S. West after Idaho and Montana passed laws intended to drastically cut their numbers. Western Watersheds Project, WildEarth Guardians and others sent the petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The agency is supposed to respond within 90 days on whether there is enough information for a potential listing...
  • BREAKING: New York Yankees acquiring Anthony Rizzo
    empiresportsmedia.com | 7 minutes ago BREAKING: New York Yankees acquiring Anthony Rizzo
    BREAKING: New York Yankees acquiring Anthony Rizzo Daniel Cunningham July 29, 2021 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on reddit Reddit Last night, the New York Yankees made a serious power move when they acquired Joey Gallo from the Texas Rangers. The Bombers have been historically bad by their standards from the left side of the plate and Gallo was...
  • This week on
    CBS News | 7 minutes ago This week on "Sunday Morning" (August 1)
    Host: Jane Pauley COVER STORY: The boom-and-bust history of Butte, MontanaFor a small town, Butte, Montana is rich in history – from being, at one time, the largest city between Chicago and San Francisco, to being the site of one of the world's most productive copper mines. But the closing of mines, and their distinction of being home to one of the nation's largest Superfund sites, have long cast a...
  • More On: fedex FedEx gunman who killed eight wanted to ‘demonstrate his masculinity’ FedEx posts profit as online shopping boom continues Man fatally struck by FedEx truck moments after another accident: cops NYC man allegedly pulls bow and arrow on FedEx driver Their priority is on the “express” part. Lead-footed FedEx drivers are obscuring their trucks’ license plates with stickers, tape and even delivery notices in an attempt to...
  • BOSTON (CBS) – Major League Baseball rumors are flying ahead of Friday’s trade deadline. Some Red Sox fans will be disappointed with the latest bit of news. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the San Diego Padres are close to a trade with the Washington Nationals that would land them pitcher Max Scherzer. READ MORE: Woman In Critical Condition After Being Shot Near Roslindale Pharmacy BREAKING: Padres close to...
  • Alicia Vikander as Esel (left) and the Lady (right) in "The Green Knight." A24/YouTube and Eric Zachanowich/A24 Alicia Vikander opened up about playing two separate roles in a new interview with Insider. In "The Green Knight" (out Friday), Vikander plays both a peasant woman and a seductive lady. She said part of what drew her to the film was the "mirror aspect between the characters." Visit Insider's homepage...
  • (CBS4) — Interstate 70 was closed again Thursday through Glenwood Canyon. “Crews are closing I-70 in Glenwood Canyon due to a Flash Flood Warning for the Grizzly Creek burn scar area,” the Colorado Department of Transportation tweeted Thursday afternoon. READ MORE: 200,000 Coloradans Getting Check Because CenturyLink Overcharged Customers Closure points on I-70 are Exit 133 (Dotsero), Exit 116 (Glenwood Springs), Exit 109 (Canyon Creek) and Exit 87 (West Rifle)....
  • The 3 best cooling mats for dogs in 2021
    insider.com | 9 minutes ago The 3 best cooling mats for dogs in 2021
    Table of Contents Chevron icon It indicates an expandable section or menu, or sometimes previous / next navigation options. These are the best cooling mats for dogs in 2021  The best cooling mat overall The best cooling mat for travel The best budget cooling mat How we tested What else we considered These are the...
  • Consumer Reports found that it is not necessarily old cars that suffer from this disease but that it is also present in much more modern cars of different brands such as Audi, BMW, Subaru, Volkswagen and Volvo, among other. So those clouds of blue smoke coming out of the exhaust pipes do not only belong to the older cars they can also be seen on some vehicles that may not...
  • Chrissy Teigen has a new best friend. The model and author, 35, was photographed with her newest addition to the family: a basset hound puppy named Pearl. Teigen had been laying low since she made headlines for a social media bullying scandal, but she now seems to be slowly resurfacing back into the public eye.  Teigen was all smiles on Wednesday when she was snapped cradling the floppy-eared pooch during...
  • BRIDAL shower takes on a new meaning for this couple as a plane dumps 900 litres of water on them. Photographer Welliton Barbosa set up the scene in Brazil to create a ­wedding rainbow. 8Bridal shower takes on a new meaning for this couple as a plane dumps 900 litres of water on themCredit: Caters 8Photographer Welliton Barbosa set up the scene in Brazil to create a ­wedding rainbowCredit: Caters...
  • Tucker Carlson appeared as a guest on The Five on Thursday to promote an episode on illegal immigration as part of his Tucker Carlson Originals series. Cohost Geraldo Rivera told Carlson he was glad he didn’t begin the segment by linking migrants to Covid-19, which led to this exchange: Carlson: Why? Rivera: Because those overblown health fears are the xenophobic reaction to immigrants since the Irish– Carlson: Are you freakin’...
  • Against Slovenia there will be no friends
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    07/29/2021 at 5:20 PM CEST This Thursday Spain has managed to get into the quarterfinals after adding their second victory in the Tokyo Olympic Games against the Argentines, with a result 81 to 71. This Sunday Scariolo’s team will play the first place in the group against Slovenia. After finishing the match against Argentina Sergio Llull spoke to the microphone for the COPE...
  • More On: scarlett johansson ‘Black Widow’ sets $80M pandemic box office record, $60M more on Disney+ Scarlett Johansson ‘quickly killed’ Black Widow’s sexy blond look How the iconic landing pose became a superhero staple ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ play is a welcome return for live theater Actor Stephen Dorff admitted he “felt bad” for slamming Marvel’s “Black Widow” film and its star, Scarlett Johansson. Dorff, 48, told TMZ that his...
  • (CNN)In the initial days of Covid-19 vaccine distribution, as television delivered a constant flow of images of Americans with their sleeves rolled up, ready to be vaccinated, the sense of optimism -- the sense that we could go back to our normal lives -- was real. Falling infection and death rates, coupled with the promise of our return to activities denied us for a year (Nationals games!) only heightened that...
  • The Chief of Mission of the Mexican Delegation at the Tokyo Olympic Games spoke with As Mexico about what happened with the Softball players
  • SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (KABC) -- Everyone over 16 is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, and kids as young as 12 can now get the Pfizer shot. But, not all areas are at the same level when it comes to vaccination rates.For example, the Southern California zip code with one of the highest percentages of the total population that's been fully vaccinated, according to the data, is 92637 in Orange County....
  • MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden will meet with Cuban-American leaders Friday to discuss the recent social protests in Cuba, the possibility of new sanctions on its government and options for providing internet access to the island’s population. The afternoon White House meeting, previewed for The Associated Press by an administration official, will take place almost three weeks after unusual July 11 protests in which thousands of Cubans...
  • BOSTON (AP) — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was defrocked after a Vatican investigation confirmed he had sexually molested adults as well as children, has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy during a wedding reception in the 1970s, court records show. Court documents obtained by The Boston Globe shows that McCarrick is charged with three counts of indecent assault and battery on a person over 14. McCarrick...
  • 07/21/2021 at 4:45 PM CEST . FIFA hopes that the regulations on agents that it is currently developing will be able to enter into effective July 2022, once the second phase of consultations that it carries out has concluded and the Council of the organization approves it in November or December next. This was indicated this Wednesday by its head of Legal Affairs, the Spanish Emilio...
  • Rachael Bade is a political analyst for Politico. Last week, after Nancy Pelosi spiked the appointments of Jim Jordan and Jim Banks to the panel investigating the January 6 insurrection, Bade said the Speaker of the House had given "a gift" to the Republicans. "Pelosi's move to reject GOP picks for the 1/6 panel is going to be a gift to [House Minority Leader] Kevin McCarthy in the long run,"...
  • ARCADIA, Calif. (KABC) -- Looking for some fair fun?What's being called the "State Fair" just opened up at Santa Anita Park.The fair is open Thursdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The fair offers rides, deep-fried food, and live entertainment.The event runs through Aug. 22. Tickets are available online for purchase.The event is not affiliated with the official California State Fair, which is held annually in Sacramento at...
  • Another possible sighting of an airborne person with a jetpack was reported near Los Angeles International Airport, and the FBI is investigating. Around 6:12 p.m. Wednesday, a Boeing 747 pilot radioed to report “a possible jetpack man in sight,” according to a recording from the website LiveATC. The pilot spotted an object that might have resembled a jetpack 15 miles east of LAX at 5,000 feet altitude, a...
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — An emergency spending bill passed by the Senate 98-0 on Thursday would bolster security at the Capitol and repay outstanding debts from the Jan. 6 insurrection. The $2.1 billion bill would also increase the number of visas for allies who worked alongside Americans in the Afghanistan war. Democrats and Republicans struck an agreement on the legislation this week, saying the money is urgently needed for the Capitol...
  • By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Head for the Cure 5K is back in-person this year. The Head for the Cure Foundation has raised more than $17 million for brain cancer research since 2003. You can register and learn more here.