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In This State, a 'Grim List' Amid COVID SpikeUtah Gov. Gary Herbert was presented Thursday with what the Salt Lake Tribune calls a "grim list" from hospital administrators, amid a record number of COVID-19 cases in the state. On that list are triage protocols known as "crisis standards of care," which Herbert would need to OK, for use...
Newser3 hours ago
People protest against imposing further restrictions on abortion law in front of the Presidential palace in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Women's groups plan more protests over Poland abortion lawWomen’s rights activists are planning more protests in Poland after a top court tightened the predominantly Catholic nation’s already strict abortion law
The Associated Press6 hours ago
German police officers check on the Wilmersdorfer Einkaufsstraße to make sure that the mask obligation is observed in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Oct.24, 2020. As of today's Saturday a compulsory mask will be in force on ten busy streets and other places in Berlin. (Christoph Soeder/dpa via AP)
The Latest: Albania to open new COVID-19 hospital amid surgeAlbanian authorities have decided to open a new COVID-19 hospital with 150 beds after the existing two hospitals are reaching their limits
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Lisa Iparrea, director of client services, gives a thumbs up as she helps direct cars through the touchless drive thru food distribution line at the West Houston Assistance Ministries Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Houston. Many people in Houston and around the U.S. live paycheck to paycheck and were caught off guard by the economic fallout from the coronavirus that initially cost the nation 22 million jobs, with 10.7 million still unemployed. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
Feeding Houston's hungry: 1M pounds of food daily for needyIn lines of cars stretching more than half a mile, people thrown out of work by the coronavirus pandemic queue up with other needy people to receive some of the 1 million pounds of food distributed some days by the Houston Food Bank
The Associated Press10 hours ago
State: Let's Use $16M in Virus Aid for FrackingNorth Dakota officials are hoping to use federal coronavirus funds for fracking grants—a move that has critics up in arms, the Grand Forks Herald reports. A state energy commission voted unanimously Friday to reallocate over $221 million in congressional virus aid to state agencies, including $16 million for fracking....
Newser20 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden leaves St. Joseph On the Brandywine Roman Catholic Church with his granddaughter Finnegan Biden, right, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Fear and anxiety spike in virus hot spots across USAbout half of U.S. states have seen their highest daily coronavirus infection numbers so far at some point in October, and the country as a whole came very close to back-to-back record daily infection rates on Friday and Saturday
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - Vice President Mike Pence listens during the vice presidential debate Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at Kingsbury Hall on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Health policy specialists are questioning Pence’s claim that federal rules on essential workers allow him to continue to campaign and not quarantine himself after exposure to multiple close staffers with COVID-19. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, file)
Health experts question Pence campaigning as essential workHealth policy specialists are questioning Vice President Mike Pence’s claim that federal rules on essential workers allow him to continue to campaign and not quarantine himself after exposure to multiple close staffers with COVID-19
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this April 15, 2019, file photo, a vendor makes change for a marijuana customer at a cannabis marketplace in Los Angeles. Voters in four states could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day, setting the stage for a watershed year for the industry that could snowball into neighboring states as well as reshape policy on Capitol Hill. The Nov. 3, 2020, contests will take place in markedly different regions of the country, New Jersey, Arizona, South Dakota and Montana and approval of the proposals would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is cutting across geography, demographics and the nation's deep political divide. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
Election could stoke US marijuana market, sway CongressIt could be a landmark election year for the legal marijuana industry
The Associated Press1 day ago
A view of the offices of Vastaamo psychotherapy centre, in Pasila, Helsinki, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. Finland’s interior minister has summoned key Cabinet members into an emergency meeting Sunday after hundreds of patient records at a private Finnish psychotherapy center were accessed by a hacker or hackers who are seeking ransom from clients. Finnish Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo tweeted on Sunday that authorities would “provide speedy crisis help to victims” of the security breach at the Vastaamo psychotherapy center, an incident she called “shocking and very serious.”   (Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva via AP)
Finland shocked by therapy center hacking, client blackmail Finland’s interior minister has summoned key Cabinet members into an emergency meeting Sunday after hundreds — and possibly thousands — of patient records at a Finnish psychotherapy center were accessed by a hacker or hackers now demanding ransoms
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 file photo, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson turns to walk back inside as he finishes posing for photographs with members of the British military to mark the launch of the annual Royal British Legion Poppy appeal outside 10 Downing Street, in London. Pediatricians are urging the British government to reverse course and provide free meals for poor children during school holidays as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes more families into poverty. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
UK doctors demand free meals for kids as COVID fuels hungerPediatricians are urging the British government to reverse course and provide free meals for poor children during school holidays as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes more families into poverty
The Associated Press1 day ago
A client sits at a restaurant in Rome, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. For at least the next month, people outdoors except for small children must now wear masks in all of Italy, gyms, cinemas and movie theaters will be closed, ski slopes are off-limits to all but competitive skiers and cafes and restaurants must shut down in early evenings, under a decree signed on Sunday by Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte, who ruled against another severe lockdown despite a current surge in COVID-19 infections. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Italy closes gyms, shuts eateries early to fight COVID-19 Italy’s leader has imposed at least a month of new restrictions to fight rising coronavirus infections, shutting down gyms, pools and movie theaters and putting an early curfew on cafes and restaurants
The Associated Press1 day ago
Members of a far-right organization and police remove women from a church where they were protesting church support for tightening Poland's already restrictive abortion law in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Poland constitutional court issued a ruling on Thursday that further restricts abortion rights in Poland, triggering four straight days of protests across Poland.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poles protest abortion ban in churches and on streetsWomen’s rights activists furious over a tightening of Poland’s already restrictive abortion law have staged protests outside and inside churches to mixed reviews
The Associated Press1 day ago
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