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January 16, 2021


Countries are bracing for the impact of more contagious virus variants.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Many countries expect that B.1.1.7’s impact still lies ahead. That is a disturbing possibility in the United States, which has long had the world’s largest coronavirus outbreak and is in the midst of a post-holiday surge. On Friday,......

Lockdowns continuing throughout Texas impact small businesses, restaurant and beverage industry most

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Many counties in Texas have imposed a new round of coronavirus-related economic shutdowns, citing executive orders still in place from Gov. Greg Abbott. In September and October, Abbott issued additional executive orders to expand capacity limits for many businesses......

December jobs report could be weaker than forecast, due to Covid impact

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past a closed restaurant as snow falls in New York, on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. Angus Mordant | Bloomberg | Getty Images December’s job growth likely slowed dramatically from November’s pace and could......

Mailbag: How Will the Events of 2020 Impact Tennis in 2021?

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Jon Wertheim Hey everyone, welcome back and Happy New Year. • On our most recent podcast, Jamie and I wrapped up 2020 and spun forward. • Sam Querrey gives his side of the story w/r/t his escape from Russia. •......

Powerful winter storms to impact millions over holiday

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live A powerful storm system is expected to bring severe whether across the Midwest and East Coast in the coming days. Lonnie Quinn has the forecast. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link......

What impact has Covid had on global climate?

When Covid-19 sparked lockdowns around the world, emissions of one of the greenhouse gases responsible for climate change, atmospheric carbon dioxide, plummeted. But is this record drop a short-term effect of the 2020 pandemic or a ‘new normal’? BBC Weather’s Ben Rich explores the impact of coronavirus on the global......

Wizards laud Westbrook’s ‘great’ impact in debut

Russell Westbrook drove the lane, found Thomas Bryant open for an easy dunk as the Washington Wizards‘ big man drew a foul and then immediately ran to Bryant to scream his approval. In his first game with the Wizards, Westbrook logged only 17 first-half minutes in Washington’s 99-96 victory over......

Trump downplays impact of massive breach of government computer systems – tweet

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump poses on the Truman Balcony of the White House after returning from being hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment, in Washington, U.S. October 5, 2020. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump in his first comments about......

COVID-19’s impact on young people “worse than the very worst of the AIDS epidemic,” doctor says

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Young adults may think their age group isn’t at risk from COVID-19, but new research suggests that idea is dangerously mistaken. Deaths among people age 25 to 44 climbed to historic highs in the first few months of the......

Impact Trade for Fire, USA MF Mihailovic

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Associated Press MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Impact have acquired midfielder Djordje Mihailovic from the Chicago Fire. The 22-year-old signed a three-year contract with an option year using targeted allocation money. Mihailovic was entering the final year of his contract.......

SpaceX uncrewed prototype Starship rocket SN8 explodes on impact after high-altitude test flight

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SpaceX launched its latest prototype rocket on a flight to about 40,000 feet altitude on Wednesday, a test which appeared successful until the very last moment. Starship prototype Serial Number 8, or SN8, launched smoothly into the sky above SpaceX’s......

COVID and the looming eviction crisis

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Coronavirus has already had a devastating economic impact: One in four American households has experienced job loss or diminished income during the pandemic. Potentially, millions of Americans are at risk of losing their homes starting January 1, when a......

Head of U.S.’ largest transit system on COVID-19 pandemic’s impact

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Since COVID-19 hit, U.S. public transportation has been struggling. Budget shortfalls are expected to be as high as $38 billion nationwide, and while the industry employs more than 400,000 people, many transit systems are now bracing for potential layoffs......

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