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    EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. This story was published in the Huntsville Times on August 7, 1980. The story is published as it appears in the newspaper. ___ Life in Moscow may never...
    Tree survey Our City Forest is asking San Jose residents to complete a survey to help elected officials better understand how the community feels about city trees and create a plan action around same. The San Jose Community Forest Survey is at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SJCommunityForest. Free COVID-19 testing at Valley Med Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is offering...
    Tiger Woods conceded he was running out of time to win major titles after falling out of contention at the PGA Championship on Saturday. The 44-year-old American shot a 2-over 72 for a second successive round, which left him with little to play for leading into the final day at TPC Harding Park in...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books has been officially canceled as an in-person event and will be moving instead to an online format. The festival, normally held in April, is an annual two-day event that attracts thousands of ravenous readers to the USC campus. It was postponed in the early...
    BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA) — L.A. Care Health Plan and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan will hold seven back-to-school drive-thru distributions ahead of the 2020-21 academic year. The events are being held as a way to create a sense of normalcy before the school year begins, organizers said. Three of the events will also...
    WINDHAM, N.H. (CBS) – At least 16 attendees of the Crossing Life Church in Windham, New Hampshire have tested positive for coronavirus. The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services is investigating the outbreak and is warning the public not to attend events at the church for the next week while the outbreak is...
    PORTSMOUTH — In life, one can never truly predict when doors will open or close. When he graduated from Portsmouth High School in 2015, Delmer Hicks thought that his swimming career was in the books. Little did he know that just five years later, his home university would give him the opportunity to swim at...
    South Dakota’s coronavirus rate is currently low, but trending up somewhat. That upward trend is likely to get a jump-start as the 10-day Sturgis Motorcycle Rally begins Friday. The annual event is expected to draw about 250,000 people to a community of 7,000, and while riding a motorcycle around outside is a very low-risk activity, that’s not...
    It's a good sign when the weekend kicks off on National Beer Day. The next few days are filled with food events and opportunities to do some good, including an unusual breakfast option, a peachy sake release, and fundraisers for the Flatirons Food Film Festival and the family of chef Brandon Foster, who passed away...
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday during an interview with The Associated Press that President Donald Trump’s administration still lacks a sufficient strategy to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. “I like the fact that he did provide some help for hurricane recovery in North Carolina. I do like the push...
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday during an interview with The Associated Press that President Donald Trump’s administration still lacks a sufficient strategy to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. “I like the fact that he did provide some help for hurricane recovery in North Carolina. I do like the push...
    Known as superluminous supernovae, these events are typically 10 to 100 times brighter than a normal supernova, but much rarer. We’ve seen around 100 so far, but many aspects of these events remain elusive. Why are they so much brighter than normal supernovae, for example, and what stars cause them? Astronomers hope to answer these...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City A series of events are coming to Brooklyn to celebrate the arrival of a new Black Lives Matter mural. On Aug. 7, Good People Meet NYC is kicking off a series of Feel Good Fridays with...
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (CBS) — There will be no fans at Penn State Football games this season. Due to the current restrictions because of the health pandemic, there will be no fans at any fall sports events, including football. “As of today, the current large group gatherings guidance from the Governor’s office limits capacity to...
    The NFL and the NFL Players Association finally settled this week on terms for the 2020 season concerning COVID-19 rules and protocols, and one item on the discipline schedule that appears to be flying under the radar was highlighted by WBZ-TV's Michael Hurley. According to the published agreed-to league policies designed...
    THE average family is missing out on 17 events this summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research. The research includes an average of two summer camps and two vacations, as well as six day trips and seven playdates, as revealed by the survey of 2,000 parents of school-aged children. 6According to a...
    Nancy Pelosi railed against President Donald Trump's announcement that he is looking to make his Republican National Convention acceptance speech from the White House later this month.  'You don't have political events at the White House,' Pelosi said in an interview with MSNBC Wednesday. 'You can't do it.' 'Yeah, it's very wrong,' the House Speaker...
    The 2019 Night Out for Safety and Liberation in Oakland, hosted by the Ella Baker Center, included free haircuts for kids, bike repair, and live performances. Each year, organizations across the country host events to reimagine what safety looks like. We must recognize that our safety is tied to each other By Zach Norris, executive...
    As per reports, the WTA has approved two clay-court events, starting on August 31, the same day the US Open begins. The two events will be held in Pörtschach, Austria, and Prague. Both events are $125,000 events on the WTA Tour. The WTA event is now the second event to happen in Austria around the same...
    Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez Mets deal buzz grows louder, more news These old home trends are overdue a comeback Reigning champ Gabi Ruffels easily advances to U.S. Womens Amateur match play When Tuesday’s second round of the U.S. Women’s Amateur was postponed because of Hurricane Isaias, Gabriela Ruffels didn’t fret. © Provided by Golf Channel...
    President Trump insisted that the coronavirus will “go away” while political events in the fall get canceled out of fear of further coronavirus transmission. “Absolutely no question in my mind it will go away,” Trump said at the White House Wednesday. “Frankly, sooner rather than later.” Trump said earlier Wednesday on Fox &...
    By: KDKA’s Meghan Schiller PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Stages are dark across Pittsburgh’s Cultural District. Theatergoers enjoyed a final curtain call at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts on March 13 before the coronavirus pandemic brought everything to a halt. But with the parking lots as empty as the theaters, that’s a financial...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Mayor Bill de Blasio started his daily briefing discussing the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias. “What a powerful storm it was, even though it was only here for a few hours,” de Blasio said. “Here’s the truth. This is turning out to be one of the most serious weather events since Hurricane...
    President Trump says he plans to give his Republican National Convention speech this month from the White House. “I’ll probably do mine live from the White House,” Trump said Wednesday during a “Fox & Friends” interview. The White House is “the easiest, least expensive and I think very beautiful” option, Trump said. “If for some...
    Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will likely give his Republican nomination speech from the White House after he was forced to shake up convention plans several times due to coronavirus restrictions. 'We're going to do virtual and we're going to do some live speeches from different locations,' Trump detailed to Fox & Friends during...
    President Trump said he would likely accept the Republican nomination in a live address from the White House in August. "It's the easiest alternative," Trump said speaking to Fox & Friends on Wednesday. "I'll probably do mine live from the White House." The White House is "the least expensive from the country's standpoint," Trump added....
            by Peter Hasson and Chuck Ross  Rep. Karen Bass, a top contender to become presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s running mate, appeared at Nation of Islam events, posed for a picture with a top Nation of Islam official, and attended a forum in 2013 hosted by the organization’s official...
    TEXAS – A shooting in a Denton community left two people injured, the police department confirmed. The events were recorded Tuesday afternoon between Mack Dr and E McKinney Street. According to the report, officers arrived on the scene and found two people with gunshot wounds, who were allegedly related to the shooting. So far,...
    By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Neil Young sued U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign on Tuesday, accusing it of copyright infringement for playing the rocker's songs without permission. In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Young objected to the playing of "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk" numerous...
    LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE (CBSLA) — Another local holiday tradition has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Descanso Gardens announced it will not be holding its annual Carved or Enchanted Forest of Light events this year. “It is with great sadness that Descanso Gardens announces that we have decided not to hold our Carved or...
    Neil Young has filed a lawsuit against the Trump 2020 campaign for copyright infringement after the president has repeatedly used the rocker's music at official events. Young, 74, is suing for up to $150,000 in statutory damages for each infringement. Two songs were specifically cited in the suit, “Rockin’ in the Free World” and “Devil’s Sidewalk." The...
    SALEM (CBS) — October in Salem will look different this year due to the coronavirus. The city, which usually welcomes half a million tourists during the Halloween season, announced Tuesday that many events will be canceled or scaled back. “Many people inside and outside of Salem will be disappointed that their favorite, fun and festive...
    Bradley Cortright August 4, 2020 0 Comments Musician Neil Young is suing President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign to prevent the president from playing his songs at the president’s campaign events. Young filed the lawsuit in U.S. Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday and shared the lawsuit on his website. “This complaint is...
    Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) is under scrutiny after reports emerged that she attended Nation of Islam events. Bass, chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, is widely reported to be on presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden's vice president short list. Bass has also reportedly made questionable remarks about Scientology and has a troubling...
    Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden delivers a speech at the William Hicks Anderson Community Center, on July 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.Mark Makela | Getty Images Joe Biden's bundlers are planning to host a slew of virtual fundraisers for him and the Democratic National Committee, just after he announces his running...
    Many musicians have spoken up about not wanting their music played at President Trump's rallies or events. Reuters/James Glover II Many famous musicians and their families have spoken out against President Donald Trump using their music for his rallies and other events.  Some artists, like Rihanna, Steven Tyler, and Pharrell Williams, reportedly had...
    NEW YORK (CBSMiami) — Industries that use conferences, conventions, and other big in-person events to reveal new products have been forced to find new ways to get those new products in front of people during the pandemic. That includes toys. Before the coronavirus, The Toy Insider held events that let companies show off their latest...
    The Grand Prix of Figure Skating series is being downsized to more localized events due to the coronavirus. The International Skating Union said Tuesday that each of the six competitions will feature domestic skaters; those skaters already training in the host nation; and skaters assigned to that event for geographic reasons. Skate America is scheduled...
    Michael Nagle/Getty Images An MSNBC producer who resigned last month published a scathing resignation letter Monday in which she blasted the television news industry for blocking “diversity of thought and content” while amplifying “fringe voices and events … all because it pumps up the ratings.” “I don’t know what I’m going to do next exactly...
    Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., is tackling mounting questions about her past -- on issues spanning her remarks about Cuba and Scientology as well as events affiliated with the Nation of Islam -- amid renewed scrutiny due to her presence on presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s VP shortlist. “I’m not a socialist. I’m not a...
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    By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) — The NFL and NFLPA finally reached their agreement on COVID-19 rules and protocols for the forthcoming season. If it feels like this agreement was scrambled together in a rush at the last minute, well, the league only had five months to prepare for this moment, you know? So...
    This year’s “Christmas Spectacular,” starring leggy dance troupe the Radio City Rockettes, is being canceled for the first time since the show was introduced in 1933. MSG Entertainment, which owns the glamorous Radio City Music Hall where the Rockettes perform, made the decision to close the curtain on the popular show amid ongoing uncertainty...
    This year’s “Christmas Spectacular,” starring leggy dance troupe the Radio City Rockettes, is being canceled for the first time since the show was introduced in 1933. MSG Entertainment, which owns the glamorous Radio City Music Hall where the Rockettes perform, made the decision to close the curtain on the popular show amid ongoing uncertainty tied...
    The Republican National Convention (RNC), where President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhite House sued over lack of sign language interpreters at coronavirus briefings Wife blames Trump, lack of masks for husband's coronavirus death in obit: 'May Karma find you all' Trump authorizes reduced funding for National Guard coronavirus response through 2020 MORE will formally be renominated by the...
    TOKYO (AP) — Tuesday would have been Day 11 of the 2020 Olympics. And it finally brought what was feared the most before the pandemic postponed the games for a year: A hot and humid Tokyo summer day. After some showers and mild temperatures for the first 10 days, Tuesday temperatures reached a muggy 32...
    California Rep. Karen Bass, a top contender to be presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s 2020 running mate, denied having ties to the Nation of Islam, despite photos and event appearances linking her to the group. Bass has appeared at events and has been photographed with top Nation of Islam official Tony Muhammad, who...
    (CNN Business)Fox News host Sean Hannity is helping the Republican National Committee raise money for President Trump's re-election campaign, despite network rules supposedly barring employees from participating in campaign events.In fundraising emails the RNC sent on Sunday and Monday, the committee told supporters that those who donate $75 or more would get "priority access" to...
    Looks like Kimberly Guilfoyle has beaten the coronavirus and is ready to mingle. Donald Trump Jr.’s girlfriend is hosting events in the Hamptons over the weekend, including a $580,600-per-couple fund-raiser on Saturday that will be attended by President Trump. Singles can get in the event, organized by the Trump Victory Fund, for $250,000. There...