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Raiders activate 7 defensive players from COVID-19 list

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The Las Vegas Raiders have activated seven players off the COVID-19 list after they missed practice this week as “high risk” close contacts to a teammate who had tested positive.
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In-person entrance exams for Chicago's selective high schools bring high anxiety about COVID-19 risk

In-person entrance exams for Chicago's selective high schools bring high anxiety about COVID-19 risk

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Some parents question why CPS didn't come up with an alternative to in-person testing.
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In Santa's mailbag, a peek into children's pandemic worries

In Santa's mailbag, a peek into children's pandemic worries

“Take care of yourself Father Christmas, and of the Elves." Letters, notes and cards - some mere scribbles, other elaborate labors of love - are revealing windows into the... Read more ...

Stores open early for Black Friday: How different are the crowds this year?

Stores open early for Black Friday: How different are the crowds this year?

Black Friday, typically characterized by early-morning door buster sales and huge crowds, looked very different in 2020. Read more ...

90-year-old knits hats, sells them from nursing home during pandemic

90-year-old knits hats, sells them from nursing home during pandemic

Merna Priestley, 90, has been making and selling hats for the last eight years. Her assisted living facility offered to help her keep up her business during the pandemic. Read more ...

Holiday trends to watch: Adult Play-Doh; stores as shipping hubs

Holiday trends to watch: Adult Play-Doh; stores as shipping hubs

There are a slew of changes and new trends this holiday shopping season amid the pandemic. Here are some things you can expect. Read more ...

Lamar Jackson among Ravens to test positive for coronavirus, NFL Network reports

Lamar Jackson among Ravens to test positive for coronavirus, NFL Network reports

Lamar Jackson is among more Baltimore Ravens players to test positive for the coronavirus, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports. Read more ...

London asks regulator to assess Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine amid...

London asks regulator to assess Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine amid concerns over trial's robustness

UK regulators are being asked to access AstraZeneca's vaccine with the view that four million jabs could be ready for rollout in December despite fears over insufficient trial... Read more ...

New COVID-19 study takes 'deeper dive' into pandemic's community effect

New COVID-19 study takes 'deeper dive' into pandemic's community effect

Researchers will take to the street and set up a site where they will ask people for a nasal swab, a vile of blood and to fill out a questionnaire. Read more ...

Taiwan lawmakers throw PIG GUTS during parliament session to protest meat...

Taiwan lawmakers throw PIG GUTS during parliament session to protest meat imports from US

Fistfights broke out in Taiwan's legislature as opposition party lawmakers began throwing pig organs in protest against an upcoming policy change which will allow pork and beef... Read more ...

From Zoom calls to parking lot potlucks, people found ways to celebrate...

From Zoom calls to parking lot potlucks, people found ways to celebrate Thanksgiving

A "Trunksgiving" and video chats were among ways people celebrated the holiday. Read more ...

Black Friday looks different for Pittsburgh-area shoppers this year

Black Friday looks different for Pittsburgh-area shoppers this year

Black Friday looks different in Pittsburgh this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...