House GOP committee deletes tweet spreading disinformation about Covid-19 booster shots

The false tweet from the House Judiciary Committee Republicans’ official account, which was posted Thursday afternoon, read: “If the booster shots work, why don’t they work?” The tweet received a wave of backlash before it was taken down and came at a time when Covid cases are spiking across the US following the Omicron variant’s … Read more

How Bob Iger celebrated his last day at Disney after nearly 50 years

“This is the end of my 47 1/2 yr ABC @Disney journey and it was ‘the ride of a lifetime,’” Iger said on Twitter. “Enormous thanks to my colleagues & fellow cast members & special thanks to my wife Willow & my 4 children.” Iger spent the last few days of his time working for … Read more

The full lyrics to ‘Auld Lang Syne’ so you don’t mumble your way through it

Despite efforts to belt the tune every New Year’s Eve, few people seem to actually know the words. Don’t get caught pretending to mouth the words at New Year’s Eve this year. Luckily for you, we’ve put the lyrics below so you can serenade yourself and all your friends into the New Year. Should auld … Read more

Cruise stocks fall after CDC says stay away

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that even vaccinated people should no longer take a cruise vacation. Shares of Carniva (CCL)l, Royal Caribbean (RCL) and Norwegian (NCLH) were each down about 1% to 2% Friday. Carnival’s stock is now down about 7% this year while Royal Caribbean has plunged nearly 19% … Read more

Virginia Giuffre’s lawyers demand proof that Prince Andrew can’t sweat

In the court document filed Thursday, Giuffre’s attorneys also ask for any documents relating to anyone Andrew met at a Pizza Express restaurant in Woking, England, or at Club Tramp nightclub in London, and to his travel to and from those places. In her lawsuit, Giuffre alleges she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein and forced … Read more

FAA warns it may be forced to delay flights because of Covid

The FAA said Friday an “increased number” of its own employees are testing positive for the virus. That could force it to implement health and cleaning procedures that reduce the number of flights the system can handle. “To maintain safety, traffic volume at some facilities could be reduced, which might result in delays during busy … Read more

CFP semifinals: Cincinnati ready to challenge ‘champs’ Alabama; Michigan and Georgia look to end lengthy National Championship droughts

Later Georgia will look to bounce back from a loss in the SEC Championship in their semi against No. 2 Michigan in the Capital One Orange Bowl. Cotton Bowl: No. 1 Alabama vs No. 4 Cincinnati Alabama head coach Nick Saban and the top-ranked Crimson Tide are seeking to capture back-to-back National Championships and the … Read more

How you can give or receive help for victims of Colorado’s wildfires

If you need help People needing assistance can reach Boulder County’s emergency call center at 303 413 7730. If you can give help The Boulder Office of Emergency Management is asking people who want to offer shelter to sign up with Airbnb’s Open Homes Program. Airbnb will then reach out to those in need. You … Read more

Snow, ice, flooding and severe storms will ring in 2022

“This is a classic winter storm set-up with rain and thunderstorms across the South, a line of ice near the storm’s track and an area of heavy snow in the colder air to the north of the low pressure,” said CNN meteorologist Chad Myers. “Travel will become difficult on Saturday afternoon from Chicago all the … Read more