LONDON -- British regulators insisted that “no corners have been cut” during the assessment of the the COVID-19 vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech, which was cleared for emergency use on Wednesday.
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that industry leader and award-winning mortgage executive Dana Dillard will join her firm as leader of its diversity and inclusion practice and a principal in its expand…
British officials authorized a COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use on Wednesday, greenlighting the world’s first shot against the virus that’s backed by rigorous science and taking a major step toward eventually ending the pandemic.
VAGANESH, Kosovo (AP) — Blagica Dicic, 92 and in failing health, is the only resident of a remote ethnic Serb minority village in the mountains of eastern Kosovo that's been abandoned by all its other inhabitants — including her own children.
CNN received exclusive access to infrastructure preparations at Shenzhen Airport in southern China where Alibaba's logistics and shipping unit, Cainiao, has prepared climate-controlled storage chambers and aircraft cabins to distribute Covid-19 vaccines to parts of the Middle East, Africa an…
Hospitals in much of the country are trying to cope with unprecedented numbers of COVID-19 patients. As of Monday, 96,039 were hospitalized, an alarming record that far exceeds the two previous peaks in April and July of just under 60,000 inpatients.
UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A new, $1 million exhibit about farming innovation is set to open this weekend at Discovery Park of America in northwest Tennessee.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration at West Virginia's Yeager Airport is using new technology to confirm identification and flight information, the agency said.
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A Towson University alum has given a $5.3 million donation to the school, the largest single donation from an alum in the institution’s 154 years, school officials said.
Winds will build throughout the day for Southern California and last into Saturday, prompting red flag warnings for over 17 million across that region. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the latest.
World champion bodybuilder Rene Campbell has dedicated her life to building the physique of her dreams. She gained over 85 pounds and went from size 8 to 14 and is trying to transform the view of what a woman should look like.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine is set to receive more than $3.3 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help with the costs of personal protective equipment incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — Health care workers and nursing home residents should be at the front of the line when the first coronavirus vaccine shots become available, an influential government advisory panel said Tuesday.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature is convening for the first time since lawmakers adjourned because of the pandemic, and there will be a new location and a new cast of characters.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rockin' around the Christmas tree is going to look different for visitors at Rockefeller Center this year, starting with Wednesday's tree lighting ceremony.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Atlanta City Council member Kwanza Hall won a special runoff election Tuesday for a brief term in Congress and will succeed the late civil rights legend John Lewis.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Two of four children who were injured in a drunken driving crash in San Bernardino that killed their father have died, police said Tuesday.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Virgin Galactic has been selected to provide regular access to flights for NASA payloads as the space agency conducts more research and development and plans for future exploratory missions.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California utilities warned Tuesday that they may cut power to more than 300,000 customers as dry, gusty weather raises the threat of wildfire dangers in the region.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials are seeking to return funds that were stolen from inmates’ accounts at the Bernalillo County jail over several years.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona voters' passage of a ballot measure legalizing recreational marijuana leaves the state court system with having to work out how some changes will be handled.
TUCSON, Ariz. -- At the urging of Mayor Regina Romero, the Tucson City Council voted Tuesday night to establish a mandatory nightly curfew for three weeks in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19.
PHOENIX (AP) — A man was allegedly driving a commercial semi-truck on a suspended license at the time of a crash near Buckeye that killed a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office detention officer last month, authorities said.
ATLATNA (AP) — Kwanza Hall wins runoff election to briefly fill seat in Congress of the late civil rights legend John Lewis.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — It was a rare sight after Los Angeles County restaurants were restricted to takeout to reduce the spread of the coronavirus: tables and chairs set up outside the Pie 'N Burger shop in Pasadena.
HONOLULU (AP) — A judge sentenced a former Honolulu police lieutenant on Tuesday to three-and-a-half years in prison and a former officer to four-and-a-half years for helping a now-retired police chief and his now-estranged ex-prosecutor wife frame a relative as part of a wide-ranging conspi…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California county has agreed to pay nearly $10 million to settle a lawsuit by a Silicon Valley software engineer who was having a mental health crisis when a deputy shot him, paralyzing him from the waist down.
The CDC will soon issue new guidelines decreasing coronavirus quarantine time from 14 to 7-10 days, two senior administration officials told CNN. CNN's Don Lemon discusses with infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Selma Pierce, who was the Republican candidate for a seat in the Oregon House of Representatives this year and whose husband was the GOP candidate for governor in 2016, died after she was struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening.
Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus sent a letter to President-elect Biden's transition team lobbying for New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to be nominated for the role of health and human services secretary.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A top Michigan health official said Tuesday she was cautiously optimistic that more residents took steps to combat the surging coronavirus last month, citing declining case rates, but warned that the spread remains significant and the effect of Thanksgiving will not be …
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A shooting at a Pasadena park on Tuesday killed two men and left a third hospitalized in critical condition, police said.