‘Really good scenario’: Only 5,800 infections reported in fully vaccinated people, CDC says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is “keeping a close eye” on Covid-19 cases in fully vaccinated people, agency Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Thursday during a hearing before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis. On Thursday morning, the CDC said it had reports of approximately 5,800 so-called breakthrough infections, out of the nearly 77 million individuals in the United States who … Continue reading ‘Really good scenario’: Only 5,800 infections reported in fully vaccinated people, CDC says

Biden sanctions Russia, expels diplomats over election interference

President Joe Biden on Thursday declared that the U.S. faces a “national emergency” over an array of malign actions from Russia, imposing new sanctions on the Russian government and expelling 10 Kremlin diplomats from the United States. The moves are part of an intensifying U.S. campaign to punish Moscow over its attempted interference in the 2020 U.S. election, its cyberespionage campaign known as SolarWinds, and … Continue reading Biden sanctions Russia, expels diplomats over election interference

Man is arrested after trapping a police officer’s arm in his truck window and speeding off, police say

A Minnesota man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly trapped a police officer’s arm in his truck window while attempting to flee, and then attacking him with the officer’s own rescue hammer, police said. The officer was attempting to stop the suspect, Luke Alvin Oeltjenbruns, 61, after an alleged assault over wearing a mask was reported at a Menards home improvement store in Hutchinson, a … Continue reading Man is arrested after trapping a police officer’s arm in his truck window and speeding off, police say

‘We failed Adam’: Body camera videos appear to show 13-year-old Adam Toledo put hands up before fatal police shooting

CHICAGO – The mayor appealed for calm Thursday as the city released body-camera videos of last month’s fatal shooting of Adam Toledo, 13, by a Chicago police officer – an incident that appears to show his hands in the air as he was shot. According to one officer’s body-cam video, the officer pulls up in a car, gets out, pushes past another man and runs … Continue reading ‘We failed Adam’: Body camera videos appear to show 13-year-old Adam Toledo put hands up before fatal police shooting