KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — With the U.S. vaccination drive picking up speed and a third formula on the way, states eager to reopen for business are easing coronavirus restrictions despite warnings from health experts that the outbreak is far from over and that moving too quickly could prolong …
BOSTON (AP) — An American father and son wanted by Japan for aiding former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn escape from the country in a box were handed over to Japanese custody Monday, ending their months-long battle to stay in the U.S.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rita Fentress was worried she might get lost as she traveled down the unfamiliar forested, one-lane road in rural Tennessee in search of a coronavirus vaccine. Then the trees cleared and the Hickman County Agricultural Pavilion appeared.
DENVER, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- "Stonehenge" the exhibition will open at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Friday, March 12, featuring 400 artifacts and the breakthrough science behind some of the latest discoveries about this prehistoric monument.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prince Harry says the process of separating from royal life has been very difficult for him and his wife, Meghan.
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Quidel QuickVue At-Home COVID-19 Test, another antigen test where certain individuals can rapidly collect and test their sample at home, without …
MONTREAL, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Today, cutting-edge fashion brand, Garage, announced its new Spring multi-media advertising campaign with North America's hottest recording artists; Justine Skye, Charlotte Lawrence, Audrey Mika, Maria Isabel and Tkay Maidza.
TORONTO, Ontario, March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids’ screen time has soared during the pandemic, yet parents are reluctant to restrict it because it’s their primary way of learning, socializing and playing. TimeoutIQ has the solution. It helps parents to subtly manage screen time, a…
NEW YORK, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dress for Success, the only global nonprofit employment resource for women, today announced the expansion of its annual Your Hour, Her Power global campaign with "31 Days of Women in Power." In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's D…
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Abuse allegations against New Hampshire’s state-run youth detention center now span six decades, with 150 staffers during that time accused of physically or sexually harming 230 children at a facility the victims’ attorney calls a “magnet for predators.”
MARINA DEL REY, Calif., March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loren Data Corp. ( LD.com ) today announced the appointment of Don Reigrod as Senior Vice President – Corporate & Business Development.
Bayzi Corporation takes control of sanitization with a known, proven agent: superheated steam, unleashed from the autoclave for the first time
AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 12, 2021, Texas Governor Abbott issued a disaster declaration following the severe winter storm that caused damage statewide. Mold Inspection Sciences Texas recommends that consumers pay close attention to this announcement as …
CHICAGO, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today announced that for the eighth consecutive year, Site Selection magazine ranked Chicago "Top Metro" in the United States for corporate investment. In 2020, the Chicago metro once again saw more new and expanding corporate lo…
BERLIN — Hairdressers across Germany are reopening for business after a 2 ½ month closure, another cautious step as the country balances a desire to loosen restrictions with concern about the impact of more contagious coronavirus variants.
Tina Fey asked the tough question 10 minutes into the three-hour Golden Globes broadcast Sunday: Could this whole night have been an email? Well, maybe.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cuomo asks state attorney general, top judge to appoint independent lawyer to investigate sexual harassment allegations
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With the floodgates set to open on another round of unemployment aid, states are being hammered with a new wave of fraud as they scramble to update security systems and block scammers who already have siphoned billions of dollars from pandemic-related jobless programs.
Israel on Sunday announced plans to vaccinate tens of thousands of Palestinians who work inside Israel and its West Bank settlements, at a time of vast disparities in access to vaccines between the Israeli and Palestinian populations.
When President Joe Biden made environmental protection a key element of his campaign, he promised to overhaul the federal office that investigates complaints from people in minority communities who believe they have been unfairly harmed by industrial pollution or waste disposal.
TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday, February 28th, marks the beginning of Obesity Care Week (OCW) 2021, an awareness campaign week aimed at changing the way we care about obesity by providing science and clinically-based education on obesity and advocating for access to afford…
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Sunday to install support frames for new, high-efficiency solar panels arriving at the International Space Station later this year.
PHOENIX, Feb. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Make-A-Wish estimates, 27,000 children in the U.S. are diagnosed annually with a qualifying critical illness, including many children who have rare diseases. In recognition of Rare Disease Day, Make-A-Wish shares the story of Oscar, a 16-ye…
BANGKOK — Thailand started its first vaccinations Sunday with 200 public health officials receiving the Sinovac vaccine from China.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers gave final approval Saturday to a bill that will legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, but not until 2024, when retail sales of the drug would also begin.
NEW YORK (AP) — A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never made advances toward her and never intended to be inappropriate.
SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the third vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). T…
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two skiers navigated a thin layer of snow with no margin for error down the precipitous shoulder of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and alternately skied and rappelled back to the valley floor in an unusually daring feat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded their walker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said.
A Louisiana State Police trooper has been suspended without pay for kicking and dragging a handcuffed Black man whose in-custody death remains unexplained and the subject of a federal civil rights investigation.
Rachel Lynne Cushman is used to getting calls from Chinook Nation members worried about losing housing or having their power shut off. Since COVID-19 hit, they come in daily.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As many as 10 death row inmates in Oklahoma, more than one-fifth of the state’s prisoners condemned to die, could escape execution because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling concerning criminal jurisdiction in Indian Country.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When an unusually heavy winter storm blanketed much of Texas with snow, knocking out electricity to millions of homes and leaving many struggling to find clean water, one sector of the population was particularly vulnerable: inmates at the state’s largest county jail.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Barbed wire and concrete barriers surround the courthouse where the former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd will soon go on trial, a sign of the deep uneasiness hanging over a city literally set ablaze almost a year ago in the anger over his death.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America's economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns in a reassuring letter to his shareholders Saturday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two days before the assault on the U.S. Capitol, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, a Republican, said supporters of then-President Donald Trump's claims of election fraud were basically in a “death match with the Democrat Party.”
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s Health Ministry says the country expects to receive 250,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine from China on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Teamsters are applauding the House's passage of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill today that includes language granting relief to hundreds of endangered multiemployer pension plans that would protect the hard-earned retirements of more than …
WASHINGTON and SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Legislators from both sides of the aisle in the U.S. Congress and South Korea's National Assembly together with Korea policy experts explored critical issues and prospects for a fresh start to US-Korea policy under the new Bide…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging and other biometric data without the permission of its users.
The human trafficking case brought against a former U.S. Olympics women’s gymnastics coach hours before he killed himself could signal a new approach to policing a sport already dogged by a far-reaching sexual abuse scandal involving a one-time team doctor.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A senior adviser in the U.S. Department of Interior on Friday rescinded a January Trump administration decision to grant grazing allotments to an Oregon ranching family whose members were convicted of arson in a court battle that triggered the takeover of a federal wild…
Chief executives of the nation's largest passenger and cargo airlines met with key Biden administration officials Friday to talk about reducing emissions from airplanes and push incentives for lower-carbon aviation fuels.
SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Following today's positive advisory committee meeting outcome regarding the Janssen Biotech Inc. COVID-19 Vaccine, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has informed the sponsor that it will rapidly work toward finalization and issuance of an…
NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) commends the Biden Administration's release of a declassified intelligence report on the murder of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel has reinstated Ohio State University's trademark challenge to an online marketplace involving items with Buckeye-related images such as that of former championship-winning football coach Urban Meyer.
FORT HALL — On Friday, February 26th a little before 10:00 PM, Fort Hall Fire & EMS were called to an accident on Ferry Butte and Blackhawk Road to a one-vehicle accident with no deaths but one was transported to a local hospital. No names will be released at this time. Later that same e…
POCATELLO — Officials with the Bannock County Event Center are finalizing agreements to offer a full slate of bands and public events this summer, after canceling most of last summer’s activities due to the coronavirus.
For the sake of fourth-grade history class, Henry Black, of New Plymouth, found himself riding a chairlift far away from home Friday afternoon, at Inkom-based Pebble Creek Ski Area.
POCATELLO — Seventy-four yards, Tyler Vander Waal to Tanner Conner, touchdown.
A group of Southeast Idaho houndsmen are upset with a proposal from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to remove all statewide mountain lion harvest quotas, saying the plan amounts to the agency declaring war on the species.
Editor’s Note: This story is the first in a three-part Idaho State Journal series titled Fields of Change. The series chronicles the past, present and future of School District 25’s athletic facilities. The second part of the series will run in Wednesday’s newspaper and the conclusion will b…
On Thursday, February 25, 2021, at approximately 8:14 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle, fatality crash at the intersection of 2600 N and 800 E, 2 miles north of Monteview, in Jefferson County.
The community is rallying around the family of a Preston man killed in an avalanche in Bear Lake County on Feb. 20.
POCATELLO — Dalisey Brooks has loved fashion ever since she was a little girl with a wardrobe consisting of a single red dress and no shoes.
Grace’s Rhet Jorgensen did not have a unique dream. Every wrestler executes their first cradle or pins their first helpless opponent and wants to be a state champion. Willing that into existence is always a bit tougher. Especially when you’re a senior and haven’t even finished in the top thr…