05
aug 2021
Florida Pandemic: Politics and the Environment

The governor's determination to keep the course despite a rising number of infections is drawing criticism from Democrats who point fingers at the Republican incumbent. As of Monday, Florida had one of the highest COVID-19 hospitalization rates in the...

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05
aug 2021
Moderna's Covid vaccine is 93 percent effective six-months after the second dose, company claims

Moderna said on Thursday its Covid-19 shot was about 93 percent effective through six months after the second dose, showing hardly any change from the 94 percent efficacy reported in its original clinical trial. That compares favorably to data from...

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05
aug 2021
Fenty's Fortune: Rihanna is Now Officially a Billionaire

Rihanna's net worth is $1.7 billionForbesAccording to estimates, she is the most successful female musician in the world. She also ranks second behind Oprah Winfrey for the richest female entertainer. It's not her music that has made her so...

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05
aug 2021
Basketball match between Team USA and Australia, Tokyo Olympics: Americans will face France in the gold medal game

The United States men's basketball team overcame a first-half deficit against Australia on Thursday to win the Olympic semifinal. It won 97-78, turning a 15 point second-quarter deficit into an easy victory. France will face the Americans for the...

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05
aug 2021
Powerful U.S. Labor Leader Richard Trumka Dies

In brief remarks to White House reporters on Thursday, President Biden described Trumka as a "very close friend". Biden said Trumka died on a camping trip while with his family. "The labor movement, the AFL-CIO and the nation lost a legend today," the...

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05
aug 2021
Nelly Korda threatens to kill 59 and settles for 62 following troubles on the 18th green

Korda was able to complete the second 59 of women's professional golfers with a birdie at the last. Korda missed the tee from a separate tree and made a double-bogey. The World No. The World No. 1 had to accept, as consolation, matching the...

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05
aug 2021
Charlie Watts, drummer for the Rolling Stones, will miss band's next tour

This news comes just a few months after Watts, who turned 80 in June, had undergone a procedure for an unspecified condition. Twitter posted a statement from the stones stating that Watts needs to rest and recover. The statement stated that Charlie had...

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05
aug 2021
2021 NFL Hall of Fame Game odds and predictions: Steelers vs. Cowboys picks by expert on 27-18 Dallas roll

Opening the preseason will be the Dallas Cowboys and the Pittsburgh Steelers. They will take part in Thursday's 2021 NFL Hall of Fame Game. Steelers won the AFC North last year at 12-4. This will be their first Hall of Fame Game appearance for six...

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05
aug 2021
Bobby Eaton, a pro wrestler, has died at 62

Debbie Eaton Lewis, his sister, confirmed his death via a Facebook post. Eaton fought in multiple territories of the National Wrestling Alliance during the '70s, '80s, before becoming nationally known with World Championship Wrestling. Over...

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05
aug 2021
Kanye Can Now Be Watched -- Perhaps -- Finish 'Donda’

Apple Music launched a livestream channel to stream Kanye West's forthcoming premiere of Donda. It will take place on Thursday, August 5th, at 8:00 PM. ET from Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Apple Music's homepage advertised the stream...

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04
aug 2021
John Corbett announces that he and Bo Derek have finally been married after twenty years of being together

"Around Christmas time we got married. Bo and I got married," Corbett told Jerry O'Connell, host of CBS' "The Talk," on Tuesday. "I noticed your ring and was going to say something but not live on television. But wow. O'Connell...

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04
aug 2021
Sources: 76ers reach agreements with Georges Niang, Andre Drummond

Drummond will travel to Philadelphia for a one year deal with the league minimum. Niang will sign a $6.7 million two-year contract. Drummond, who will turn 28 next Tuesday, was waived by the Cleveland Cavaliers and joined the Los Angeles Lakers in march. In...

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04
aug 2021
What will The Bachelorette Producers Do Right Now?

Bachelorette Katie bestowed upon the sad-eyed, floppy-haired Greg the first impression rose, and with the help of producers, she picked him for the first one-on-one date and -- this is rare -- another one-on-one date after that. Greg is the Good...

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04
aug 2021
Karsten Warholm proves that Texas should follow Norway's approach in youth athletics

Parents who have visited Dallas parks over the weekend will likely have seen something similar: A dad dressed as a coach has his children running between cones. They catch passes, kick goals, and throw fastballs. Although it might be Saturday morning...

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04
aug 2021
Suni Lee takes gold medals to Auburn; Biles finishes Tokyo with bronze beam

Well, Suni Lee is bringing hers to college for dorm decorations when the 18-year-old heads to Auburn this fall. Lee was awarded silver in the women's team gymnastics competition. She also won gold in the all around and bronze in the uneven...

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04
aug 2021
Shontel Brown Defeats Nina Turner in Ohio Democratic U.S. House Primary

Cleveland voters chose Brown, the Cuyahoga Country Democratic Party chairperson and a county councilwoman over Nina Turner (an ex-Ohio state senator and cochair of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential campaign) and a host of other candidates....

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04
aug 2021
Simone Biles takes bronze in the balance beam finals, winning her seventh Olympic medal

After her withdrawal from vault, uneven bars, and floor competitions last week, Team USA gymnast, Jessica Smith, won the bronze medal in balance beam finals at 2020 Games. This Olympian superstar scored 14.000 which was below her average.Guan ChenchenAndTang...

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04
aug 2021
Police kill officer and shoot suspect outside Pentagon

After an attack on a bus platform by a man claiming to be from the U.S. Military, the Pentagon, which is the headquarters, was placed temporarily on lockdown. Woodrow Kusse is the head of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency which oversees security at...

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04
aug 2021
Athing Mu -- precocious, bubbly, dominant -- delivers Olympic gold for the U.S. in the 800 meters

It looks like Athing Mu has come from another race when she arrives. Her graceful presence is a pillar of the chaos. The track is populated by other runners who roll along it like war film extras. Mu is a standing stance, her hands on her hips...

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04
aug 2021
NBA free agency 2021: Carmelo Anthony teams up with LeBron James and agrees to a one-year contract with the Lakers

According to his manager, the Los Angeles Lakers will sign forward Carmelo Anthony as a free agent to a one year deal. The deal will presumably be for the veteran's minimum, the same amount he has played for over the past two seasons with the Portland...

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04
aug 2021
Warriors Unveil 2021-22 Warriors Origins Jersey presented by Rakuten in advance of the 75th Anniversary Season

The Warriors Origins jersey, which is a modern-era version of the 1961-62 team uniform on the road, was the 16th and last season the team played in Philadelphia before the team moved to the West Coast. The Warriors also unveiled today a 75th anniversary...

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04
aug 2021
Trae Young agrees with Hawks to maximum extension

According to someone familiar with the matter, negotiations were able to begin on Tuesday at midnight. However, an agreement was reached for a five year extension. If Young is selected for the All-NBA team next year, the deal will be worth $207 million. It...

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04
aug 2021
Funeral Service for Rapper Biz Markie held in Patchogue

During the service, hundreds of fans gathered outside the Patchogue Theatre to pay respects to the pioneering beatboxer Marcel Theo Hall. He was born in Harlem, and grew up in Patchogue. To keep people from straying too close to the theater, police set...

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04
aug 2021
Gene Hackman, ninety-one years old, is trending on Twitter because of all the right reasons

Two-time Oscar winner's name became a trending topic on social media after a tweet by renowned film historian.James L. NeibaurWho?Post a pictureThe iconic American actor is shown with the caption, "Gene Hackman retired 17 years ago from acting, but this...

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