January 03, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 01: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates a three-point shot during the second half of a game against the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena on January 01, 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Steph Curry makes a three-pointer for the 158th consecutive game to break his own NBA record

By John Sinnott, The records just keep on coming on for Steph Curry. The superstar guard made a three-pointer for the 158th consecutive game to break his own NBA record as the Golden State Warriors beat the Utah Jazz 123-116 in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Curry set his original record of shooting a three-pointer in

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 14: Antonio Brown #81 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks on prior to the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on October 14, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Antonio Brown is no longer a part of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after he takes off jersey and leaves sideline mid-game, coach says

By Amir Vera and Homero De la Fuente, The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 28-24 victory over the New York Jets wasn’t without drama Sunday. Bucs receiver¬†Antonio Brown¬†seems to have retired mid-game, as he was seen on the sideline taking off his jersey and walking away from the team. Video from CBS¬†showed that Brown appeared to be

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Why Democrats haven’t given up on Joe Manchin and voting rights

By John Harwood In 1947, the year Joe Manchin was born, the US Senate killed voting-rights legislation — again. The “gravedigger,” liberal Democrats complained, was¬†filibuster¬†rules empowering its opponents. Today, as 74-year-old Manchin serves his second Senate term, the chamber stands poised to bury¬†his voting rights proposal¬†the same way. But this time there’s a twist: The

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Holiday flight cancellations soar with Covid-19 disruptions and bad weather

By Gregory Wallace and Matt McFarland, Thousands of US flights were¬†canceled¬†over¬†New Year’s¬†weekend as a combination of Covid-19 disruptions and wintry weather slowed travel.¬†Flight¬†cancellations have trended up steadily since Christmas Eve, hitting a new peak Saturday as millions travel over the holidays. Data from the website FlightAware shows more than 4,731 flights were canceled globally on

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Biden’s Build Back Better plan is on ice. Here’s what that means for you

By Tami Luhby and Katie Lobosco, No more monthly payments for tens of millions of families. No universal pre-kindergarten for 3- and 4-year-olds. No health insurance for more than 2 million low-income Americans. No funneling of billions of dollars into clean energy initiatives. The end of negotiations between President Joe Biden and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia means

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US shatters its average daily Covid-19 case record again. Experts describe coming weeks as a ‘tidal wave’ and ‘blizzard’

By Christina Maxouris, A day after reporting its highest average daily Covid-19 case number, the US shattered the record Thursday, with an average of 355,990 infections reported every day in the past week, according to Johns Hopkins University. As the latest surge sweeps across the US, pushing cases and hospitalizations to unprecedented levels and altering daily life again, experts warn a turning

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A general view of the Cathedral ahead of the requiem mass of South African anti-Apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu at St. Georges Cathedral in Cape Town on January 1, 2022. - Tutu died on December 26, 2021 at the age of 90, triggering grief among South Africans and tributes from world leaders for a life spent fighting injustice. (Photo by Nic BOTHMA / POOL / AFP) (Photo by NIC BOTHMA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s ‘national conscience,’ laid to rest at state funeral

By Joshua Berlinger and Tara John, Family, friends and dignitaries gathered for¬†Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s¬†official state funeral on New Year’s Day in Cape Town, capping a week of events honoring a man long considered to be the moral compass of South Africa. Tutu¬†died last Sunday¬†at the age of 90, sparking a global outpouring of tributes to

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Biden and Harris to deliver remarks on January 6 anniversary

By Paul LeBlanc and Allie Malloy, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will deliver remarks on Thursday to mark the one-year anniversary of the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, the White House said Sunday. Their remarks will come alongside a slate of events prepared by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to commemorate the insurrection, including a

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A nurse at the University of Vermont Medical Center Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) cares for a COVID-19 positive child receiving care on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. For months, more and more patients with acute health conditions have landed in the ICU and a second COVID-19 surge is stretching capacity. Where a typical acute patient might spend a week or less in the ICU, COVID-19 patients can take up a bed for a month or more. Icu Beds At Uvm Medical Center

CDC director explains new Covid-19 guidance as the US heads into a harrowing phase of the pandemic

By Holly Yan and Aya Elamroussi, Sweeping new Covid-19 isolation and quarantine guidelines were spurred by scientific research and what Americans would likely tolerate, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. They come as doctors expect the holiday coronavirus surge, driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant, to get worse

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