As Monkeypox Spreads, US Plans to Declare a Health Emergency

As Monkeypox Spreads, US Plans to Declare a Health Emergency

As monkeypox continues to surge in the United States, President Biden’s health secretary plans to declare a national health emergency, perhaps as soon as Thursday, according to a federal official familiar with the discussions. The declaration, which many experts said was long overdue, would signal that the outbreak now represents a significant threat to Americans … Read more

Deshaun Watson shot down this settlement offer from the NFL that would have suspended him for less than a year

Deshaun Watson shot down this settlement offer from the NFL that would have suspended him for less than a year

With the NFL now appealing Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension, there’s a very real chance that his punishment could get worse in the coming weeks. The NFL originally wanted Watson suspended for at least a year, and now, the league will be gunning to actually make that happen, according to CBS Sports NFL Insider Jonathan Jones. … Read more

Biden officials plan to declare monkeypox a public health emergency

Biden officials plan to declare monkeypox a public health emergency

Comment on this story How The Biden administration plans to declare the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency as soon as Thursday in an effort to galvanize awareness and unlock additional flexibility and funding to fight the virus’s spread. The declaration would come from Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, who is expected to … Read more

Live updates: Brittney Griner trial and Russia-Ukraine news

Live updates: Brittney Griner trial and Russia-Ukraine news

Ukrainian forces have put civilians in harm’s way by establishing bases and operating weapon systems in populated residential areas, including in schools and hospitals, as they try to repel the Russian invasion that began in February, Amnesty International said in a statement on Thursday. It said that such tactics violate international humanitarian law and endanger … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Tencent seeks bigger stake in ‘Assassin’s Creed’ maker Ubisoft -sources

EXCLUSIVE Tencent seeks bigger stake in 'Assassin's Creed' maker Ubisoft -sources

HONG KONG, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) plans to raise its stake in French video game group Ubisoft Entertainment SA (UBIP.PA) as the Chinese gaming giant pivots to the global gaming market, four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. China’s largest social network and gaming firm, which bought a … Read more

Wine Scully Was Los Angeles

Wine Scully Was Los Angeles

He was Venice Beach, Pink’s hot dog stand and the Hollywood Bowl all rolled into one. He was Los Angeles, the sound of summer, the poet laureate of the Dodgers — Brooklyn and Los Angeles — for 67 seasons. We knew Vin Scully wasn’t going to last forever. It only seemed as if it might. … Read more

Bank of England launches biggest interest rate hike in 27 years

Bank of England launches biggest interest rate hike in 27 years

BOE Governor Andrew Bailey has warned the Bank is walking a “narrow path” between growth and inflation. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — The Bank of England on Thursday hiked interest rates by 50 basis points, its largest single increase since 1995, and projected the UK’s longest recession since the global financial crisis. … Read more