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Battle hardened Illinois health official is shaken by latest Covid-19 surge

Battle hardened Illinois health official is shaken by latest Covid-19 surge

The scale of the Covid-19 pandemic is exposing the battle scars of the country’s most hardened public health officials. Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike began to cry and paused her remarks — her back to the podium — during a Friday briefing in which she reported new coronavirus deaths and thousands…MORE

Jay-Z launches his very own cannabis line called Monogram

Jay-Z launches his very own cannabis line called Monogram

You could say that Jay-Z is on fire. To be blunt, there’s not much that the Grammy Award-winning billionaire rapper and entrepreneur doesn’t have his hand in. From streaming service founder to music executive to memoir writer, the 50-year-old is adding yet another title to his repertoire. He launched a cannabis line called Monogram Friday.…MORE

Scotland tells families not to trick-or-treat this Halloween because of Covid-19

Scotland tells families not to trick-or-treat this Halloween because of Covid-19

The Scottish government says families should celebrate Halloween at home this year instead of going trick-or-treating to minimize the spread of Covid-19. It urged people to avoid guising — or going door-to-door for treats — in a news release issued on Saturday. Deputy First Minister John Swinney said that the guidance was needed to make…MORE

2020 may see a surge in young voters

2020 may see a surge in young voters

Polling data ‚Äčand high levels of voter engagement indicate 2020 may bring out a wave of young voters, experts say. “There are a number of things that tell me it will be a high turnout year,” Kei Kawashima Ginsberg, the director of the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tufts…MORE

Louisiana state officials monitor tropical system near the Gulf

Louisiana state officials monitor tropical system near the Gulf

Still reeling from deadly Hurricane Delta, Louisiana is watching a system develop that probably will become a tropical depression within the next day, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Saturday. Fast Facts: 2020 Hurricane Season “We are monitoring this system and you should be too. It’s too soon to know what will form or where it…MORE

Jennifer Aniston votes, tells fans it’s ‘not funny’ to vote for Kanye

Jennifer Aniston has already cast her ballot. Now she’s telling her followers to do the same. In an Instagram post Friday, the actor shared with her 35.7 million followers that she had voted for Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. “Our current President has decided that racism is a non-issue,” Aniston wrote. “He has repeatedly…MORE

Arnold Schwarzenegger says he feels ‘fantastic’ after undergoing heart surgery

He may be known as a robot assassin. But in real life, he’s only human. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the 73-year-old actor and former Republican governor of California, revealed on social media Thursday that he had undergone heart surgery. In the post, which was shared on both Instagram and Twitter, Schwarzenegger shared that he had his aortic…MORE

Kevin Hart is ready for the revived MDA telethon

Kevin Hart is ready for the revived MDA telethon

For Kevin Hart, it’s all about the kids. The comedian will take the helm of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s telethon that was hosted for decades by the late Jerry Lewis. The event, which has been renamed “The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon,” will take place Saturday for the first time since 2010. The pivotal moment…MORE

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