European Council President Charles Michel speaks during an online joint press conference with Director General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool) Francisco Seco AP ROME — The top health care official in Sicily […]

A vaccination record card is shown during a COVID-19 vaccination drive for Spring Branch Independent School District education workers Tuesday, March 16, 2021, in Houston. School employees who registered were given the Pfizer vaccine.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) David J. Phillip AP SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s capital has ordered […]

The COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home order has changed daily lives and routines for everyone. Without the gym environment or equipment to use, it can be challenging to work out regularly and stay motivated. Students now have the opportunity to partake in online activities to compensate for the loss of […]

Publisher and developer Why So Serious? and developer Xemono have delayed point-and-click adventure game Needy Girl Overdose from its previously planned winter 2021 release window to “end of spring 2021” to accommodate various improvements and adjustments. It will be available for PC via Steam with English, Japanese, and Chinese language […]

Bogota vista: Tucan Travel began its adventures in South America (Simon Calder) With no sign of when meaningful adventure travel might resume, another specialist tour operator has folded. Tucan Travel, based in West London, has ceased trading with immediate effect and will operate no more trips. Customers waiting to travel […]

William Perry Pendley was serving illegally as the Bureau of Land Management’s acting director when the agency’s updated resource management plan for the Montrose area was approved, thus, the plan should be voided, the Colorado Attorney General’s Office contends in a lawsuit. The suit, filed Friday, also alleges the plan’s […]

A worker passes voting signs while setting up a polling location at an elementary school in Gwinnett County, Ga., outside of Atlanta on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in advance of the Senate runoff election. (AP Photo/Ben Gray) Ben Gray AP The Latest on the Senate runoffs in Georgia (all times […]

OpinionThe opinions expressed here are solely those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Sierra Club. We still don’t know where it came from. Not precisely, anyway. Suffice it to say that the Utah monolith that made headlines this late autumn was not a […]

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Monday, Dec. 21, and here’s a quick look at the week ahead: Newsletter The stories shaping California Get up to speed with our Essential California newsletter, sent six days a week. Enter Email Address Sign Me Up You may occasionally […]

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says “vaccine nationalism” is moving “at full speed.” He says that is leaving people in developing nations around the world watching preparations for the rollout of inoculations against the coronavirus in some rich countries and wondering if and when they will be vaccinated. […]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The greater Sacramento region will be placed under California’s most restrictive coronavirus rules this week because capacity in hospital intensive care units has fallen below 15%. The 13-county region encompassing the state capital has an ICU capacity of 14.3% and will face a regional stay-at-home order at […]