TIGER WOODS HOSPITALIZED FOLLOWING CAR ACCIDENT

Golfer Tiger Woods was hospitalized on Tuesday after being involved in a single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles, police said. The vehicle sustained major damage and Woods was extricated from the wreck with the “jaws of life” by firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said … Continued

OXFORD STARTS VACCINE TRIALS ON CHILDREN

The University of Oxford will begin testing the Covid-19 vaccine it developed with AstraZeneca Plcon children, a potentially key step in ending the global pandemic. The Oxford trial plans to enroll 300 children aged 6 to 17, the university said in a statement Saturday. The first vaccinations will take place this month, with as many as 240 kids … Continued

FULLY VACCINATED PEOPLE CAN SKIP COVID QUARANTINES, SAYS CDC

(CNN) People who have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus — right now that means with two doses of either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccine — can skip quarantine if they are exposed to someone infected with the virus, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said yesterday. That doesn’t mean they should stop taking … Continued

TWO SANITATION WORKERS RESCUE KIDNAPPED LOUISIANNA GIRL

Two heroic Louisiana sanitation workers rescued a kidnapped girl. According to the New Iberia Police Department, Jalisa Lasalle, 10, went missing from a family member’s home near the town outside Lafayette between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Later Sunday, an Amber Alert about Jalisa was sent out by Louisiana State Police which detailed … Continued

NEW VARIANTS RAISE CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19 REINFECTIONS

Evidence is mounting that having COVID-19 may not protect against getting infected again with some of the new variants. People also can get second infections with earlier versions of the coronavirus if they mounted a weak defense the first time, new research suggests. How long immunity lasts from natural infection is one of the big … Continued

TOM BRADY WINS HIS 7TH SUPERBOWL!

New team, no offseason to prepare, no problem. Tom Brady has taken things to another level not seen before: Winning a Super Bowl at age 43, in his first year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and making history by being part of the first team to appear in a Super Bowl in its home stadium … Continued

FEDERAL EXECUTIONS LIKELY A COVID SUPERSPREADER

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Trump administration was nearing the end of an unprecedented string of executions, 70% of death row inmates were sick with COVID-19. Guards were ill. Traveling prisons staff on the execution team had the virus. So did media witnesses, who may have unknowingly infected others when they returned home because they … Continued

BIG CHALLENGE: BIDEN IS PRESSED TO END FEDERAL DEATH PENALTY

CHICAGO (AP) — Joe Biden, the first sitting U.S. president to openly oppose the death penalty, has discussed the possibility of instructing the Department of Justice to stop scheduling new executions, officials have told The Associated Press. If he does, that would end an extraordinary run of executions by the federal government, all during a … Continued

AS TRUMP PROSECUTOR, DELEGATE GETS HER SAY ON IMPEACHMENT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stacey Plaskett couldn’t cast a vote last month when the House impeached former President Donald Trump. But she can help prosecute him. The non-voting delegate from the Virgin Islands is among the impeachment managers selected by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to argue the case that Trump incited a deadly insurrection at the … Continued

UNWILLING TO WAIT, POORER COUNTRIES SEEK THEIR OWN VACCINES

NEW DELHI (AP) — With coronavirus cases still climbing, Honduras got tired of waiting to get vaccines through a United Nations program, so the small Central American country struck out on its own, securing the shots through a private deal. Honduras “cannot wait on bureaucratic processes or misguided decisions” to give citizens “the peace of … Continued