Friday, January 28, 2022

Health

Pandemic tensions deepen in Florida as DeSantis digs in

The Omicron wave appears to have crested in Florida, but you wouldn’t know it from the acrimonious battles Florida politicians have been fighting over the pandemic. Gov. Ron DeSantis this week lashed out at Washington, and Democratic lawmakers protested...

How Los Angeles became the national leader for keeping schools open

LOS ANGELES — If you’re the kind of parent who cares about sending your kids to school in person, there was no worse place to be last school year than Los Angeles.And there’s probably no better place to be...

Fauci challenges Fox News vaccine falsehoods: 'The facts are stunningly obvious'

WASHINGTON — The top public health authorities in the Biden administration denounced misinformation about the coronavirus vaccines following an anti-vaccine rally in Washington, D.C., over the weekend and a falsehood-laden segment on Fox News on Tuesday night that has...

DeSantis demands COVID treatments deemed ineffective by FDA

WASHINGTON — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is charging that the White House is withholding a COVID-19 treatment that could save lives in a state that has already lost 64,000 to the pandemic, even though medical experts have deemed the...

The school mask wars come to northern Virginia

Virginia’s new Republican governor, Glenn Youngkin, is taking the debate over mask mandates in schools to the Washington suburbs that are home to much of the capital’s power elite. In doing so, he gives new life to an issue...

Is it ethical to use animals as organ farms for humans?

“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates.What’s happeningDoctors in Maryland earlier this month completed the world’s first heart transplant using a heart that came from a genetically modified pig. The experimental procedure, performed...

Biden: We could have handled COVID testing better

President Biden admitted on Wednesday that his administration should have put more of an emphasis on COVID-19 testing last year.“Should we have done more testing earlier?” Biden said at the White House during a press conference marking his first...

Schools open, and so does a political wedge for Republicans

WASHINGTON — School closures dropped markedly over the long weekend, as the Omicron-fueled coronavirus surge appears to have abated in many parts of the nation. Still, thousands of schools remain closed, prolonging a complex crisis that continues to pose...

4 signs Omicron may soon peak in the U.S.

Over the last six weeks, the hypertransmissive Omicron variant of the coronavirus has generated its fair share of bad news in the United States.Daily COVID-19 case counts more than three times higher than ever before.A record number of new hospitalizations, pushing...
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Em Beihold Signs With Moon Projects-Republic Records (EXCLUSIVE)

Moon Projects, former TikTok music chief Mary Rahmani’s joint venture with Republic Records, has unveiled its first signing: Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Em Beihold, whose...

‘Last Flight Home’ Review: A Family Says Their Goodbyes in Intimate End-of-Life Doc

In Jan. 2021, Eli Timoner, 92, decided to make use of California’s End of Life Option law. His daughter, the award-winning documentary director Ondi...

Bono and the Edge in Conversation About U2, Their Song for ‘Sing 2,’ and How Music Saved Their Lives, Too

The season of Lent is a ways off, but Bono already knows what he’s giving up: humility. “During the week there was this story...

‘All of Us Are Dead,’ Netflix’s Inventive New Korean Drama, Strands Zombies in High-School Nightmare: TV Review

SPOILER ALERT: This review includes some spoilers for Netflix’s “All of Us Are Dead,” which premiered Friday, January 28. As the last, desperate teen...