Tag Archives: America

High Anxiety in America Over COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

Almost half of respondents said they worry about running out of food, medicine, and/or supplies. Most survey respondents (57%) said they’re concerned the pandemic will have a serious impact on their personal finances and two thirds (68%) fear it will have a long-lasting impact on the economy. In …

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Spirit Journey: one man’s role in a 6,000-mile run through North America | Sport

Noé Álvarez (second left) during his long journey

While jogging on the spot, Mexican-American runner Noé Álvarez showed his passport to the border agent in Nogales, Arizona. Álvarez was participating in the Peace and Dignity Journeys (PDJ), an ultramarathon for runners of indigenous background like himself. His group had run 3,200 miles from the Arctic to the US …

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Brazil Confirms First Case of COVID-19 in Latin America

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: FEBRUARY 26, 2020 — The Brazilian Ministry of Health confirmed the country’s first case of COVID-19 today. It is a man from São Paulo who came back recently from a working trip to Italy, where so far 374 cases of the …

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America faces a new normal as coronavirus outbreaks show no sign of slowing down

Fans leave the Golden 1 Center on Wednesday in California after the NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings was postponed at the last minute.

There’s no way around it, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health told CNN Thursday night. “We will have a lot more cases.” At least 1,680 cases have been reported across 47 states and the District of Columbia. At least 41 people have died: 31 in Washington state, …

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America isn’t ready for 5G, even if our phones are

5G phones are here, but America's 5G is so bad it's hard to see why

5G will be the cause of transformative, disruptive changes across our world. At least, that was the promise. As fifth-generation wireless networks begin rolling out across the globe in 2020, though, the world’s richest economy feels further behind than ever in the race to deploy new spectrum and networks to …

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Coronavirus Outbreak in America Is Now All But a Certainty

News Picture: Coronavirus Outbreak in America Is Coming: CDC

Latest Infectious Disease News TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A coronavirus outbreak on American soil is now all but a certainty, U.S. health officials warned Tuesday. “As more and more countries experience community spread, successful containment at our borders becomes harder and harder. Ultimately, we expect …

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John Lewis urges attendees of Selma’s ‘Bloody Sunday’ commemorative march to ‘redeem the soul of America’ by voting

1965 Selma to Montgomery March Fast Facts

Lewis, who had his skull broken by white police officers during the 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in December. At the time, Lewis said he would undergo treatment for the cancer, and speculation swirled about whether the longtime congressman …

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The unsinkable Tyson Fury took America for a night. Can he keep it? | Sport

Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder II

The early returns from last weekend’s heavyweight championship tilt between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have suggested a money-spinning success commensurate to the breathless promotional heft behind it. Fury’s shocking beatdown of the unbeaten American, which saw him both capture the World Boxing Council’s heavyweight title and reduce the sport’s …

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Great Running Spots Across America

Great Running Spots Across America

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Dear Readers: I’ve spent part of this week planning my summer vacation. If you’re like me, vacation …

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Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits

Lawyer: 12,000 Boy Scouts were abused over decades

The youth organization, which celebrated its 110th anniversary February 8, listed liabilities of between $100 million and $500 million, but $50,000 or less in assets. The bankruptcy filing comes at a time when the organization faces hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits, thousands of alleged abuse victims and dwindling membership numbers. …

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