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Rep. Ben McAdams Hospitalized After Coronavirus Diagnosis
Days after announcing his coronavirus diagnosis, Rep. Ben McAdams D-Utah revealed Sunday that he was hospitalized after experiencing severe shortness of breath. McAdams said in a statement that his condition had since improved and he was feeling relatively better. He said he remains in the hospital, however, and would stay there until his doctors determine it is appropriate. My experience has shown me how critical it is to follow the advice of the [Centers ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 23
Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer Cameron van der Burgh Hit Hard By Coronavirus
Olympic champion swimmer Cameron van der Burgh is perhaps facing his toughest opponent yet the coronavirus . Van der Burgh, who won gold for South Africa in the 100 meter breaststroke in the 2012 London Olympics and silver in the 2016 Rio games, tweeted Sunday that he had contracted COVID-19 and was struggling, despite his fitness and age. I have been struggling with Covid-19 for 14 days today, he wrote. By far the worst virus I have ever endured despite b ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 23
Joe Biden Rips Donald Trump's Response To Coronavirus Pandemic
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday delivered remarks from his home in Delaware in an effort to reignite his presidential campaign during the coronavirus outbreak, and he blasted President Donald Trump for being slow to respond to the health crisis. The president says no one saw this coming. Well, that s just not accurate, Biden said. The mindset that was slow to recognize the problem in the first place ... is still too much of how the president is a ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 23
Trump Repeats Latest Bonkers Fox News Coronavirus Claims In Midnight Rant
Fox News host Steve Hilton blasted our ruling class and their TV mouthpieces whipping up fear over the coronavirus outbreak on Sunday and warned that a recession due to shutdowns could be deadly. Donald Trump seemed to be watching. Soon after the segment aired, the president fired off an all-caps tweet repeating some of Hilton s talking points. Hilton played a clip of Dr. Anthony Fauci , director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 23
Beloved 'Modern Family' Bulldog Dies Days After Filming Final Episode
Beatrice the French bulldog, best known for playing Stella on the hit TV series Modern Family , has reportedly died just days after the show s final episode wrapped. The dog succumbed last week to unknown causes. She was approximately 10 years old, The Blast reported. On the show, Stella was the beloved pet of Ed O Neill s character, family patriarch Jay Pritchett. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who plays Mitchell Pritchett on the show, honored the pup Rest In Peac ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 16
John Oliver Says Forget Trump: ‘We’re Going To Be A Little Bit On Our Own ...
John Oliver blasted President Donald Trump for failing to give Americans accurate information about the rapid spread of the coronavirus across the nation. Try your best to tune out and not pass on misinformation in the coming weeks from sources like, sadly, the president, Oliver said. And instead pay attention to trustworthy information from the CDC, experts like Anthony Fauci, and of course TikTok hamsters. Always, TikTok hamsters. Oliver was referring to ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 16
5 Dead, Including Officer And Gunman, In Missouri Shooting
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. AP Five people including a police officer and a gunman have died in a shooting at a Missouri gas station after the gunman went inside and opened fire, police said Monday. The dead also include three citizens, Springfield police Chief Paul Williams announced Monday, and an officer was injured along with another citizen. Williams said police received reports of multiple shooting calls throughout the city late Sunday. As officers were respond ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 16
Wall Street Pounded As Coronavirus Crisis Worsens
Reuters - U.S. stock indexes plunged about 8 on Monday, as investors dumped risky assets for cash after the Federal Reserve s drastic move to cut interest rates to near zero amplified worries over the extent of damage from the coronavirus pandemic. The benchmark index slid as much as 11.4 early in the session, shedding about 2 trillion in market value, before bargain hunting helped the main indexes claw back some losses. Trading on Wall Street s three main ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 16
The X-Rated Three-Year-Old
My younger son Henry recently reported that his two-year-old son, who is just developing language skills, has been diagnosed with hearing problems brought on by frequent ear infections, just as Henry himself had at that age. I wasn t sure I should tell him to get ready to have an X-rated toddler. For at least a year there, I couldn t take my F-word-spouting child into polite company. Such were Henry s speech problems that when he was three, he really could ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 16
My Son Suddenly Stopped Talking And I Wasn't Sure If He'd Ever Speak Again
At the age of 3, my son suddenly stopped speaking for hours, then days, then weeks at a time. It was the winter of 2010, when record snowfalls blanketed Washington, D.C., hushing the normally bustling city streets. Inside our small duplex in the suburbs, things were hushed, too. My son, whose language had developed normally, whose squeaky voice had delighted my husband and me since the moment we first heard it, had gone suddenly, strangely silent. He d alw ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 16
India Welcomes Trump With Pageantry, Praise And Protests
AHMEDABAD, INDIA AP Basking in adulation from a massive, colorful crowd, President Donald Trump and India s Prime Minister Narendra Modi lavished each other with praise Monday in a reaffirmation of U.S.-India ties as the subcontinent poured on the pageantry in a joyful welcome for the U.S. president. More than 100,000 people packed the world s largest cricket stadium in Modi s home state to give Trump the biggest rally crowd of his political career. The ev ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Feb 24
Rare Sighting In Yosemite: Trail Camera Captures Adorable And Elusive Fisher
A wildlife camera captured an unusual sight in Yosemite National Park over the winter a fisher . The National Park Service said sightings of at least one of the animals in Yosemite since 2017 meant the little critter part of the weasel family had extended its range farther north than originally believed This winter, Yosemite biologists confirmed that at least one fisher continues to live in forested habitat north of the Merced River. This elusive member of ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Feb 24