Walmart to tag 2,000 products deemed healthier for planet and people

In a bid to appeal to shoppers looking for more nutritious or environmentally sustainable products, Walmart on Tuesday said it would tag goods considered better for people and the planet. The “Built for Better” initiative will start with nearly 2,000 products in two groups: those viewed as better for one’s health and those seen More...

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By S.P. On Monday, September 20th, 2021

Congressman Tim Ryan says he tested positive for COVID-19

Ohio Representative Tim Ryan announced Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The Democratic congressman, who has been vaccinated, says he is only experiencing “mild” symptoms.  “Today, More...

By S.P. On Thursday, September 16th, 2021

Biden meets with CEOs and business leaders about COVID-19 vaccine mandate

President Biden is meeting with CEOs and other business leaders at the White House on Wednesday, days after he announced companies with at least 100 employees will need to require COVID-19 vaccinations or regular More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Fauci says there is “no evidence” to support Nicki Minaj’s suggestion that the COVID vaccine causes impotency

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, has debunked a viral tweet from rapper Nicki Minaj that suggested the COVID-19 vaccine could cause reproductive issues. Minaj, who has over More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

U.N. to push for firm COVID vaccine commitments from richest nations at General Assembly

United Nations — The U.N. General Assembly officially kicked off this week. COVID-19 forced the biggest gathering of world leaders on the calendar to go virtual in 2020, but this year more than 100 presidents, More...

By S.P. On Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Alabama man dies after being turned away from 43 hospitals amid COVID surge, family says

A 73-year-old Alabama man died of a “cardiac event” after being turned away from dozens of hospitals across three states that had no available cardiac ICU beds, his family said. They’re now More...

By S.P. On Monday, September 13th, 2021

California father of 5 children, including a newborn, dies of COVID weeks after wife lost her life to the disease

The husband of a Southern California nurse who died of complications from COVID-19 more than two weeks ago has now died after battling the disease himself, leaving behind five young children including a newborn More...

By S.P. On Friday, September 10th, 2021

9/11 first responders still suffering mental trauma 20 years after attacks

New York — Lieutenant Brian Bonsignore of the New York Fire Department spent six months working recovery at ground zero after 9/11. His GPS unit marked the exact location of victims’ remains. Lieutenant More...

By S.P. On Thursday, September 9th, 2021

WHO chief “appalled” by rich nations’ COVID vaccine booster talk with so many unvaccinated around the world

Geneva — The World Health Organization called Wednesday for countries to avoid giving out extra COVID-19 jabs until year-end, pointing to the millions worldwide who have yet to receive a single dose. “I More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

Idaho allows COVID-slammed hospitals to ration care for 1st time ever

Boise, Idaho — Idaho public health leaders announced Tuesday that they activated “crisis standards of care” allowing health care rationing for the state’s northern hospitals because there More...