Fauci warns ‘things are going to get worse’ due to Delta variant

News 08/02/21, 16:19

Anthony Fauci warned the pandemic will worsen as the Delta variant spreads. "Things are going to get worse," he said according to ABC's "This Week." "If you look at the acceleration of the number of cases, the seven-day average has gone up substantially." The chief medical adviser to the president blames a ...

Florida’s COVID-19 patients surge to 10,200: Officials defy Gov. DeSantis

News 08/02/21, 06:38

Florida reported a record of more than 10,200 people hospitalized due to infection from the COVID-19 virus, putting more pressure on Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and the state’s Republicans who are fighting against mandatory mask requirements. The Sunshine State had 10,207 people hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, Aug. 1, breaking ...

The little known story of the only black man on the Titanic

U.S. 08/02/21, 06:20

Unless you're a history buff, you're unlikely to know much about the Titanic beyond the 1997 film. There's a lot we don't know about what transpired on that tragic night; therefore, the movie is probably not historically accurate. The most accurate information we have comes from survivors' accounts of the disaster. (Charisse Davis ...

Republican report on COVID-19 origin hints lab-leak possibility

News 08/02/21, 05:25

The probe led by GOP members into the Wuhan lab is suspecting that Wuhan experts may have genetically modified the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic, backing the lab-leak theory. Republicans on the Foreign Affairs Committee alleged that they detected highly suspicious behavior with the Chinese government and the Wuhan Institute ...

Swarm of bees stings Arizona man to death

U.S. 08/02/21, 01:58

An Arizona man is dead, and three firefighters injured after a swarm of bees stung them hundreds of times on July 29. The Northwest Fire District (NFD) confirmed police and fire rescue crews responded to multiple emergency reports about a dangerous swarm from a 100 pound beehive in Marana, 102 miles ...

Industry groups criticize President Biden’s vaccine requirements

News 08/01/21, 23:50

Not all unions are comfortable with new vaccine requirements on federal workers from the Biden administration on July 29. Following new rules to counter the spread of the Delta variant, federal workers were asked to be vaccinated in accordance with new COVID-19 safety requirements. This includes wearing masks, social distancing, and ...

TikTok teen star dies on first date in California theater shooting

U.S. 08/01/21, 21:54

Anthony Barajas and his girlfriend died from a fatal shooting in southern California on July 31. The TikTok celebrity and his beloved suffered a gunshot wound to the head during the July 26 "Forever Purge" screening in Corona, 53 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The 19-year-old was on his first date ...

Former NY bishop admits he helped priests conceal alleged sex abuse

New York 08/01/21, 20:52

A religious leader came forward about relocating multiple New York priests allegedly involved in sexual misconduct to avoid accountability for decades. Howard Hubbard has confessed to resolving misconduct by relocating priests to different parishes, between 1977 and 2014. The former Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany bishop revealed the practice was common ...