Ontario woman and young son ‘crammed like sardines’ for hours at airport now infected with COVID-19 | CTV News

TORONTO — A fully vaccinated Ontario woman says she and her son were “crammed like sardines” inside the Toronto airport after returning from a trip and have now become infected with COVID-19. Maya Castle travelled to Fort Myers, Fla., earlier this month with her seven-year-old son so she could visit her parents, but says they … Read more

Covid-19 Vaccine: How Dommes Are Convincing Submissives to Get Jabs – Rolling Stone

When the Covid-19 vaccine came out earlier this year, Bob, who also goes by the sobriquet Mannish Boy, was on the fence about getting it. He was wary about the speed at which the vaccine came to market, and he’d heard about preliminary data suggesting the AstraZeneca version in Europe had a rare side effect … Read more

From Provincetown to Apple to L.A. County, reversing course on COVID-19 relaxations – CBS News

Incidences of COVID-19 in fully vaccinated individuals are rising across the U.S., spurring summer resort communities, major corporations and large counties to reverse course on the loosening of pandemic-related restrictions — and press pause on the return to normal.  So many “breakthrough” infections occurred in vaccinated individuals following July 4 weekend revelry in Provincetown, Massachusetts, … Read more

U.S. gymnast catches COVID days before opening ceremony as coronavirus chips away at Olympic teams – CBS News

Tokyo — With just four days to go until the opening ceremony, the COVID-19 pandemic is casting an ever longer shadow over the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Officials have reported at least 12 new coronavirus cases connected with the Games since Sunday, including a U.S. gymnast and the first cases among athletes inside the Olympic village. Several … Read more

Three Texas Democrats Test Positive for COVID-19 After Fleeing State for Washington, D.C. by Landon Mion

Three Democrats from the Texas state House have tested positive for the coronavirus in Washington, D.C. after departing for the nation’s capital earlier this week. according to Texas House Democratic Caucus leadership.  The Texas officials are among more than 50 lawmakers who fled the state Monday to break a quorum, preventing the GOP-controlled House from … Read more

UC mandates COVID-19 vaccinations and will bar most students without them from campus

The University of California announced Thursday that COVID-19 vaccinations will be required before the fall term begins for all students, faculty and others, becoming the nation’s largest public university system to mandate the vaccines even though they don’t have full federal approval. As the highly contagious Delta variant spreads amid lower vaccination rates among younger … Read more

NCAA declares NC State out of CWS because of COVID-19 issues

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt will advance to the College World Series finals after North Carolina State was forced to drop out because of COVID-19 protocols, the NCAA announced early Saturday. NC State had only 13 players available during its 3-1 loss to the Commodores on Friday. The teams were scheduled to meet again Saturday … Read more

NC State out of College World Series due to COVID-19 issues; Vanderbilt to finals

2:39 AM ET Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — Vanderbilt will advance to the College World Series finals after North Carolina State was forced to drop out because of COVID-19 protocols, the NCAA announced early Saturday. NC State had only 13 players available during its 3-1 loss to the Commodores on Friday. The teams were scheduled … Read more

NFL player says he’d rather retire than get Covid-19 vaccine – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather | Indiana Traffic

(CNN) — Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley, in a challenge to the National Football League’s new Covid-19 training camp and preseason protocols, tweeted that he’d rather retire than get a vaccine. “Everyone — Hi, I’m Cole Beasley and I’m not vaccinated!,” he wrote in a post Friday that he called a “Public Service Announcement.” “I will … Read more

Texas unemployment benefits no longer have COVID-19 fear exemption | The Texas Tribune

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Jobless Texans who refuse work offers because they feel like the job isn’t safe during the pandemic won’t be able to receive unemployment benefits as of June 26, the Texas Workforce Commission announced this week. … Read more