The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new 60-day eviction moratorium in counties where COVID-19 transmission is either “substantial” or “high.” The order from CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has an initial expiration date of Oct. 3, but can
Clarissa Saunders, the mother of shot put silver medalist Raven Saunders, died on Tuesday morning, days after watching her daughter win her first Olympic medal. Her mother was in Orlando to attend Tokyo 2020 watch parties for the families of Team USA athletes,
If you didn’t get to attend Kanye West’s first listening party for his long-awaited 10th album “Donda,” then you are in luck because the rapper is holding another one. On Friday, West’s team announced he’s hosting a second listening party at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Aug.
President Biden sanctioned Cuba’s national police force over the recent crackdown on protesters. The move came a week after Biden targeted a unit of Cuba’s repressive state security apparatus. Biden said more sanctions are coming “unless there’s some drastic change in Cuba.”
Puerto Rico’s governor announced on Wednesday that all public employees in the territory would have to be vaccinated against the coronavirus or face weekly testing, joining a growing list of states, municipalities, companies and the federal government that have imposed some form
Headed to Walt Disney World soon? Pack a mask — you’ll need to wear one at all Disney parks starting Friday. The company announced Wednesday night that guests ages 2 and older will have to don face coverings for all indoor attractions and
American Ballet Theater was already looking for new leadership, with Kevin McKenzie, its artistic director of nearly three decades, planning to leave in 2022. Now, it must find new administrative leadership as well: Kara Medoff Barnett, its executive director, announced on Monday
President Joe Biden welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi to the White House on Monday. The two governments are reportedly close to striking a deal to withdraw U.S. combat troops from Iraq. The U.S. still has about 2,500 troops in Iraq. WASHINGTON
Attorney General Merrick B. Garland said the Justice Department would launch five federal strike forces aimed at disrupting illegal gun trafficking networks, part of a larger plan to reduce gun violence.
Cleveland’s baseball team is changing its nickname to the Guardians, the team announced Friday. The team announced last year that it would change its name amid controversy and complaints from Native American groups and Major League Baseball. The franchise has used “Indians” since the 1915 season.