Affichage des articles du décembre, 2021

House GOP committee deletes tweet spreading disinformation about boosters Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee deleted a tweet Friday morning that spread disinformation about Covid-19 booster shots.

Two big US banks return to remote work in 2022 Omicron is messing with back-to-the-office plans for both JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup.

FAA warns it may delay flights due to Covid The Federal Aviation Administration is warning more air travel headaches may be in store, even as airlines cancel thousands of flights because of coronavirus crew shortages and other issues.

The economy is booming. 5 reasons that could change in 2022 The US economy is heading into 2022 with serious momentum.

Cruise stocks fall after CDC says stay away Cruise company stocks had been holding up remarkably well in December despite concerns about Covid outbreaks on ships and the rapidly spreading Omicron variant. But that's no longer the case.

K9 hailed hero in taking down suspect, recovering weapon

Son surprise mom after returning from deployment

Antique Mall hit hard by storm

House burns to the ground after lightning strike

Julian Edelman reveals 'beef' with Tom Brady

Bystanders rescue team pinned under car

Crash victim's son: 'The world needs to slow down'

Traffic, hostility lead to closure of Covid testing site

Fire complicated by explosions, chemicals

Fiserv Forum brings back mask policy

Judge will consider resentencing trucker given 110 years in fatal crash • Jurors in Ghislaine Maxwell's trial have asked for transcripts from all four accusers' testimony • LA teen killed in dressing room during police shooting ID'd, bodycam video to be released

There was no big winner in Wednesday's Powerball drawing. The jackpot is now $483 million There were no winners in the final Powerball drawing of 2021, and the jackpot grew to $483 million, according to the game operator.

New Covid-19 guidelines surprised local officials State and local health officials say they are struggling to make sense of the new Covid-19 isolation and quarantine guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Ski shops struggle with shipping delays

Closing ceremony held for parade memorial

Police say a 14-year-old is a suspect in a Texas convenience store shooting that left 3 dead A 14-year-old who is considered "armed and dangerous" has been identified as a suspect in a convenience store shooting Sunday that left three teenagers dead, and one teen injured in Garland, Texas, according to the Garland Police Department.

Man arrested in connection with Texas convenience store shooting that left 3 dead A 33-year-old man police say was involved in a convenience store shooting that left three teenagers dead and one injured in Garland, Texas, has turned himself in to authorities.

Months later, Afghan evacuees abroad and at US bases still wait to be resettled Aminullah Hotaki flew out of Afghanistan on September 21 with his wife and 5-year-old son. They landed in the United Arab Emirates where they expected to stay for a short period of time before coming to the United States.

Man gives up hundreds of parakeets to rescue org

Suspect nabbed after stolen school bus chase

Animal shelter closing due to Covid

Ex-New York Gov. Cuomo will not be criminally charged Westchester District Attorney Miriam Rocah announced on Tuesday her office will not criminally charge former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo after a "thorough" investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct made by two women against him.

Jurors in Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial enter fourth full day of deliberations Jurors in Ghislaine Maxwell's federal sex trafficking trial were set to resume deliberations in New York on Tuesday, their fourth full day of deliberations in the high-profile case.

US and Russia to talk Ukraine and security issues next month US and Russian officials have agreed to sit down for security talks on January 10, a spokesman for the National Security Council confirmed Tuesday.

2 children killed and 4 others injured in hit-and-run, Florida authorities say Two children were killed and four others were hospitalized Monday afternoon after a hit-and-run crash in Broward County, authorities in South Florida said.

Gen Z and millennial conservatives seek to recruit and mentor young, diverse candidates When Roxy Ndebumadu, a Black conservative woman, ran for city council in Bowie, Maryland, at age 26, it was hard to find mentorship from elected officials of similar backgrounds.

Nurse battles stage 3 breast cancer

The Grinch tried to come for holiday shopping. He failed Supply chain problems and the Omicron variant didn't spoil the holiday shopping season. In fact, shoppers turned out in droves.

Snow and cold complicate holiday travel Snow and cold continue to blanket the western and northern United States, setting up hazardous post-Christmas travel conditions Sunday and into the final week of 2021.

Accidental shooting leaves toddler in hospital An accidental Christmas Day shooting has left a 3-year-old child hospitalized in Henderson, North Carolina, authorities said.

Two lawmakers say their bipartisan friendship is a model for Congress

The charges against Ghislaine Maxwell in her federal sex trafficking trial, explained Ghislaine Maxwell is charged with six counts in her federal trial in New York related to what prosecutors say are her efforts to groom and traffic underage girls to be sexually abused by her close companion Jeffrey Epstein.

Biden thanks service members in Christmas remarks President Joe Biden thanked service members stationed across the globe for their service in a Christmas Day virtual meeting from the White House.

Nonprofit gives mother 'best Christmas ever'

Prosecutors: Shooting suspect's parents willfully disregarded signs son was a threat

LA police kill 14-year-old girl in a dressing room while firing at suspect A 14-year-old was found dead in the dressing room of a California department store Thursday after a police officer fired at a man suspected in an attack, authorities said.

Trump spokesman sues Jan. 6 committee to block access to his financial records Trump spokesman Taylor Budowich on Friday sued the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot to prevent it from obtaining his financial documents from JP Morgan, which is also named in the lawsuit.

2021: The revolutionary year in pickup trucks The great American pickup truck has been basically one thing for quite awhile now: a big -- and always getting bigger -- gas- or diesel-powered lane-hogging beast with a big open bed. Trucks like the Ford F-150 and GMC Sierra have gotten more comfortable with added luxury options like heated seats, foldout work desks and high-end stereos, but the basic formula has held steady.

Analysis: 30 years after USSR fell, there's tension between US and Russia For once, 30 years ago, Christmas really did herald an era of peace.

Trump loyalists are knocking on voters' doors in the latest quest to find fraud in the 2020 election A few months ago, two women showed up at Steve Snell's home in southern Pennsylvania with questions for his 89-year-old mother-in-law.

Albert Bourla of Pfizer is the CNN Business CEO of the Year The Covid-19 pandemic is far from over. But life in many ways has returned to something resembling normal for many. That's in large part because there are now multiple coronavirus vaccines, including one from Pfizer.

14-year-old girl killed after officer's shot pierces a dressing room wall, LAPD says A 14-year-old was found dead in the dressing room of a California department store Thursday after a police officer fired at a man suspected in an attack, authorities said.

Opinion: How Biden coulda woulda shoulda saved BBB Was there anything else President Joe Biden could have done?

Trump's endorsement of vaccines aligns with most Republicans' views -- but it may be an uphill battle to convince the holdouts Former President Donald Trump has recently been vocal about the benefits of vaccination against Covid-19 -- a position that's in line with the overwhelming majority of Americans who've chosen to get vaccinated, including the bulk of his own party.

Biden to lift travel restrictions on southern African countries that were put in place due to Omicron The Biden administration is lifting restrictions on eight southern African countries that were put in place last month after the Omicron variant was first identified in South Africa, two administration officials told CNN.

Taco Bell is adding a surprising new menu item Taco Bell is adding a new menu item that fans might not associate with the taco chain — and it's only available for a week.

Police chief placed on unpaid leave for telling officers about 'clinic' to obtain Covid vaccine cards without getting the shots A North Carolina police chief has been placed on unpaid leave and probation for telling officers about a "clinic" that would issue them a Covid-19 vaccination card without actually receiving the shot, local officials said.

2021 was a dramatic year for Indian IPOs. The hype won't go away next year India's stock market celebrated an extraordinary year as some of the country's buzziest tech firms made their public debuts. And while one high-profile blunder cast a chill over the festivities, that's probably not enough to stop the excitement in 2022.

Proud Boys member pleads guilty in attack on Capitol, the first to do so in alleged conspiracy

Bus drivers deliver gifts after school closes

Thousands of inmates released due to pandemic will be allowed to remain on home confinement, DOJ says Thousands of federal inmates who were released from prison to complete their sentence from home as a preventative measure to combat the spread of Covid-19, will be allowed to remain on home confinement, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday.

Capitol rioter, 81, sentenced to 3 years of probation An 81-year-old Army veteran was sentenced to three years of probation on Tuesday for illegally breaching the US Capitol on January 6.

Jury in Kim Potter's trial is set to start day 3 of deliberations Jurors in the manslaughter trial of the White former Minnesota police officer who said she mistook her firearm for her Taser and fatally shot Daunte Wright return to work Wednesday after asking what they should do if they can't reach a verdict.

Second day of deliberations for jury in Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial Jurors in Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial are set to enter their second full day of deliberations Wednesday in a federal courtroom in New York.

Mom gets heart transplant in time for Christmas

Cooking is out. Campbell's soup is in again Early in the Covid-19 pandemic, everybody stuck at home tried their hand at cooking. People posted photos of their elaborate dishes on social media with hashtags like #Coronavriuscooking, and baking sales boomed.

Jury set to resume deliberations in Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial After deliberating for less than an hour Monday, jurors in Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial are set to begin their first full day of deliberations Tuesday in federal court in New York.

Jury in Kim Potter's trial for killing Daunte Wright will start day two of deliberations A jury will deliberate for a second day Tuesday in the manslaughter trial of Kim Potter, the White former Minnesota police officer who mistook her firearm for her Taser and fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop in April.

Kim Potter's fatal Taser mix-up was a 'colossal screwup,' prosecution says. The defense says it was a simple mistake

Car crashes into home, traps 19-year-old in bed

Walmart sued for allegedly dumping over a million hazardous items a year California filed a lawsuit against Walmart Monday for allegedly disposing of hazardous waste at a rate of "more than one million items each year," the state's Department of Justice announced.

Dozens of Pantene and Herbal Essences shampoos recalled for cancer-causing chemical Procter & Gamble has recalled more than 30 aerosol spray haircare products, including many dry shampoos and dry conditioners, warning that the products could contain benzene, a cancer-causing agent.

Third-grade students were allegedly told to reenact elements of Holocaust A staff member at a Washington, DC, elementary school is under investigation after allegedly telling third-grade students to reenact incidents from the Holocaust, DC Public Schools (DCPS) said in a statement to CNN.

3 Democratic lawmakers test positive for Covid Three Democratic members of Congress announced Sunday that they have breakthrough coronavirus infections.

Employers had a rough 2021. Now here comes Omicron This year didn't go as planned for employers.

A day after dropping its price, YouTube TV raises it right back after new Disney deal Disney and Google reached an agreement Sunday to distribute the media company's channels on YouTube TV.

Omicron 'is going to take over' this winter, and Fauci says Americans should brace themselves The United States is likely in for a hard winter as the Omicron variant of Covid-19 spreads rapidly, Dr. Anthony Fauci says, straining a health care system already battered by the Delta variant.

A body was found in a QVC facility that was heavily damaged in a fire A body was found Sunday in a North Carolina distribution center for QVC, the shopping television network, one day after a five-alarm fire tore through the facility.

Months after Ida flooded NYC, some residents have no homes for the holidays Mario Gamiño was startled awake by the panicked-sounding bark of his pet cockapoo. When he got up, he realized water was rising quickly in his basement apartment in Flushing, Queens, so he immediately shook his wife awake.

Why the mask mandate on planes is good for business Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly stirred up some controversy Wednesday when he suggested that wearing masks on planes did little to prevent the spread of Covid.

Her kids will be getting smaller gifts this year. The rest of the family won't get any at all Higher prices for gas and groceries are taking a toll on Jen Kendra's finances, and she's had to make some difficult tradeoffs this holiday season.

Henry Orenstein, the Holocaust survivor who created 'Transformers,' has died The creator of the human-like robot toys Transformers, Henry Orenstein, died Tuesday at the age of 98 due to complications from Covid-19, his wife Susie Orenstein told CNN Saturday.

USPS reaches settlement with NAACP over 2020 mail-in voting The United States Postal Service announced an agreement Friday with the NAACP on a lawsuit the civil rights organization filed prior to the 2020 election that had challenged USPS delivery delays.

Officer confronts bus driver over kids in masks

Injured bald eagle rescued from Smithville Lake

Officer confronts bus driver over kids in masks

LA Supreme Court responds to judge leave request

Girl's passion for knitting hats is helping those in need

Democrats hope to make progress on Build Back Better in new year as action stalls for now With a number of sticking points still unresolved, Democrats are hoping for a breakthrough that will allow them to pass President Joe Biden's sweeping social safety net expansion in the new year.

Trump uses anti-Semitic tropes to again criticize Jewish Americans Former President Donald Trump, in a newly released interview, claimed that Jewish Americans "either don't like Israel or don't care about Israel," while also suggesting that evangelical Christians "love Israel more than the Jews in this country."

Exclusive: Car prices are surging. Elizabeth Warren blames corporate greed New car prices are skyrocketing at the fastest pace on record. And Senator Elizabeth Warren says a lack of competition in the semiconductor industry is at least partially to blame.

Feds break off settlement talks with families separated at US-Mexico border The Justice Department has informed attorneys representing separated migrant families that it will cease settlement negotiations and is ready to go back to court, according to an attorney representing families.

Patent office took systems offline for 12 hours The US Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday night shut down external access to its computer systems for 12 hours in response to a critical software vulnerability that is roiling the internet, the office said Thursday.

More than 400K have no power after storms deliver record spate of hurricane-force gusts Intense storms delivered a destructive and record-setting spate of winds Wednesday from the Rockies to the Great Lakes, tearing off roofs, overturning trucks, shutting down a stretch of an interstate highway and even forcing evacuation of some air traffic controllers.

Biden signs bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to service members killed in Kabul airport bombing President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a bill that posthumously awards a Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 US service members killed in a terrorist attack outside Kabul's airport in August.

How millions of jobless Americans can afford to ditch work One of the more insidious myths this year was that young people didn't want to work because they were getting by just fine on government aid. People had too much money, went the narrative.

Interest rates are set to rise next year. Here's what that means The Federal Reserve has sent a clear signal that the era of rock-bottom interest rates will end in 2022.

The Log4j security flaw could impact the entire internet. Here's what to know A critical flaw in widely used software has cybersecurity experts raising alarms and big companies racing to fix the issue.

Shipping CEO: The best solution to global supply chain chaos Almost everything you buy has traveled along some of the millions of miles of networks that make up the world's supply chains. Most of the time, the logistics involved in making this possible are invisible and kept behind the scenes. But these days, supply chains are front and center as companies cope with a pandemic-induced shift in consumer behavior from experiences to goods that has left supply chains strained.

Jackson bows out of Democratic Senate primary North Carolina state Sen. Jeff Jackson on Thursday bowed out of the race to be the Tar Heel state's next US senator, largely clearing the Democratic primary field for former state Supreme Court chief justice Cheri Beasley.

Child care hiring crisis is closing programs and keeping parents out of workforce A hiring crisis is closing classrooms at Nurtury Early Education in Boston.

Firing of Louisville detective who fatally shot Breonna Taylor is upheld after a board review A review board upheld the termination of the former police detective who fired the shot that killed Breonna Taylor last year in Louisville, Kentucky.

Senate passes annual defense bill authorizing $770 billion in Pentagon funding The National Defense Authorization Act, the annual must-pass defense bill that authorizes $770 billion in funding for the Defense Department, is set to pass the Senate on Wednesday with a bipartisan vote.

A former NFL player who killed 6 had 'unusually severe' stage 2 CTE that can change behavior, expert says A former NFL player who fatally shot six people before taking his own life in South Carolina this year had "unusually severe" stage 2 CTE, a brain disease linked to head injuries, a Boston University neuropathologist said.

Postal carrier shot while delivering mail

Power in some Kentucky tornado-stricken areas may take months to restore as attention turns to recovery As thousands of people without homes or utilities try to recover from the deadliest day of tornadoes during the month of December in US history, efforts are now turning to the arduous tasks of rebuilding shattered communities.

Biden set to surpass Trump in first-year judicial nominees; a window into a major Democratic push President Joe Biden will soon announce his latest wave of nine judicial nominees, according to a White House official, capping a year where the selections -- and an effort to establish an imprint on the federal courts -- served as a focal point for his administration.

Analysis: Kamala Harris can't think of anything she would do differently? In an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle's Tal Kopan, which was clearly designed as a pushing of the "reset" button, it's what Vice President Kamala Harris didn't say that may be the most telling.

Texas abortion clinics ask Supreme Court to speed up paperwork so appeals process can continue In the latest attempt to move forward with a lawsuit to block enforcement of Texas' six-week abortion ban, lawyers for abortion providers asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to immediately transfer a certified copy of its decision from last week back to a district court judge in order to restart proceedings in short order.

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's daughter was given an extra chance to obtain real estate license, former state employee testifies The former state employee who is at the center of the controversy over whether South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem intervened to help her daughter obtain a real estate appraiser license testified before state lawmakers on Tuesday that Noem's daughter was given an extra chance to correct her work so that her application would not be denied and that the state's process for handling her application was unusual.

Olympic gymnast who helped negotiate $380 million for Larry Nassar victims says settlement will pay for critical help For Larry Nassar's abuse victims, a $380 million settlement doesn't just mark the end of a five-year legal battle.

Arches National Park introducing timed entry amid overcrowding One of America's most popular national parks -- Arches National Park in Utah -- is rolling out a timed entry system in a bid to prevent overtourism.

NBA, NHL games called off due to Covid-19 protocols With winter almost upon us and people spending more time indoors, Covid-19 cases have been rising.

Detective who fatally shot Breonna Taylor is appealing his termination One of the Louisville detectives who fatally shot Breonna Taylor during a botched raid is appealing his termination this week.

Report: Businesses to lose collective 3.1 million days of operation from flooding in 2022 As climate change increases sea level, fuels more extreme rainfall and supercharges hurricanes, American businesses are set to collectively lose millions of days of operation in coming years due to flood-related damages, according to a new report.

Harris to announce new private sector investments in Central America Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday will announce a new slate of commitments from the private sector to invest in the Northern Triangle, senior White House officials say, marking the administration's latest attempt to address the root causes of migration from the region by promoting economic opportunity.

Coach charged with sexually abusing young child

Memos from Trump campaign lawyer outline her theories for how Pence could reject Electoral College votes In the weeks leading up to January 6, one of Donald Trump's campaign lawyers wrote memos outlining how she believed then-Vice President Mike Pence could reject electoral college votes and overturn the 2020 election, including one theory that he could ignore a federal law.

Police: 20 pistols stolen from gun store

14-year-old crashes car into building in Waterbury

Teen equestrian competes at nationals

LA public defender's office has 100 cases involving Torrance officers accused of racist and anti-Semitic texts The Los Angeles County Public Defender's office has identified about 100 ongoing cases that involve the more than dozen Torrance police officers accused of exchanging racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic messages, Ricardo Garcia told CNN on Saturday.

Man arrested after 160 animals found at his home

Man's death in Ohio reopens Canadian cold case

Snowy owl makes an appearance along lakefront

Professor arrested after child porn found on comp

Aviation student, professor attend space launch

Food is more expensive than it has been in decades Bad news for American consumers: It's getting more expensive to dine out, and it's getting more expensive to eat at home.

Potter's ex-supervisor says she had right to use deadly force against Daunte Wright A former supervisor testified Friday in Kim Potter's manslaughter trial that the then-officer had the right to use deadly force to prevent Daunte Wright from driving away and harming him in the process.

Supreme Court lets Texas abortion law continue but says providers can sue