The pandemic created a “perfect storm” for Black women at risk of domestic violence

Being able to work remotely at her job at the onset of the covid-19 pandemic made the transition easier. She got an apartment and he moved in, and she hoped for the best. But he became physically abusive a few weeks in and then forbade her from setting foot outside. He’d say it was to … Read more

Pfizer CEO tests positive for COVID-19 again

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Saturday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 again — the second time he has contracted the virus in under two months. “While we’ve made great progress, the virus is still with us,” he wrote on Twitter. Bourla, who previously tested positive for COVID-19 in mid-August, said he is currently symptom … Read more

My new co-worker is the woman who once fired me

DEAR HARRIETTE: Years ago, I worked as a teacher at a small private school. The school was so tiny that some of the supervisors were teachers themselves. I was fired abruptly one day by a supervisor who didn’t see my value. This was obviously crushing at the time, but I’ve since found a new school … Read more

Fitness Consumers Want Choices, Just Not Pelotons

Sept. 12, 2022 — Fitness consumers are flipping demands they made 2 years ago in the darkest days of the COVID pandemic. Then, conventional wisdom told us that gyms were dying because people would rather stay home and work out than risk exposure in a fitness facility. Now, the reverse seems true, with membership sales … Read more

Is the Pandemic Over? If Only It Were That Simple

Sept. 21, 2022 – President Joe Biden says the pandemic is over. The World Health Organization says the end is in sight. Many of us would rather talk about almost anything else, and even New York City has dropped most of its COVID protocols. Biden’s claim (made to reporter Scott Pelley on Sunday on 60 … Read more

Biden said pandemic is over. What relief is still available?

(NewsNation) — President Joe Biden said in an interview that aired Sunday that the “pandemic is over,” but neither COVID-19 cases nor pandemic-related relief efforts have entirely disappeared. Biden made the remarks during an interview on “60 Minutes,” but as of Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still classified the COVID-19 outbreak as … Read more

Biden says COVID-19 pandemic is “over” in U.S.

Biden: “The pandemic is over” Biden says the COVID-19 pandemic “is over” 02:23 In an interview on “60 Minutes” Sunday night, President Biden said the COVID-19 pandemic is “over” in the United States. “The pandemic is over. We still have a problem with COVID. We’re still doing a lotta work on it. … But the pandemic … Read more