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The Bachelor host Chris Harrison (right) with current series lead Matt James.  ABC Everything isn’t coming up roses for Chris Harrison. The longtime host of ABC’s Bachelor franchise continues to face backlash after apologizing for comments about photos that show a current contestant on The Bachelor attending an antebellum-plantation-themed party.  The controversial pictures evoke a painful period …

Comedian Kunal Kamra, facing contempt for allegedly caricaturing the SC in an undignified and derogatory manner, tells SC that SC judges are the most powerful but enjoy no protection from jokes. “I do not believe that any high authority, including Judges, would find themselves unable to discharge their duties only on account of being the …

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, a consortium of health professionals petitioned the World Health Organization to issue Guidance calling on: all people to use nasal sprays to combat the COVID-19 pandemic; doctors to use them in treating COVID-19 patients; and, Member-States to implement public health policies promoting the use of nasal sprays to both prevent and treat COVID-19. …

BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB) – Attorney General Jeff Landry issued the following statement on the House of Representatives’ petition to terminate the public health emergency: “The emergency powers act and the emergency health powers act are written to outline what extraordinary powers are granted to the Governor during a declared emergency. A termination clause is …

Brooklyn Friends School at Pearl Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Photo by Kevin Duggan Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Brooklyn Friends School leadership will withdraw its petition to decertify a staff union, the school’s principal Crissy Cáceres said in an email to parents …

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – Thousands are calling for South Padre Island to cancel this year’s spring break events in an effort to limit COVID-19 exposure, according to an online petition. According to the online, nonbinding petition on change.org, more than 6,800 people have signed in support of the cancellation, as of Sunday afternoon. It’s unclear …

Local and federal health officials are expected to provide an update on the coronavirus cases in San Diego County Friday afternoon. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency and area hospitals are all scheduled to speak at the press conference. Health experts also spoke …

A Better World Is Possible. We Will Only Get There If We Stick Together. Our journalists work hard to inform by bringing you the news that matters – which is often about how the world is. But we think the most important part of our mission is to inspire—and so we work hard to bring …

Pro-democracy lawmakers Au Nok-hin and Gary Fan have lost their seats after Hong Kong’s top court rejected their applications to appeal separate court rulings that rendered them unduly elected. Au filed an application to appeal the election petition of Agnes Chow, and Fan filed an application to appeal the election petition of Ventus Lau. The …