Quebec will impose a tax on the unvaccinated: NPR

Quebec will impose a tax on the unvaccinated: NPR

A nurse prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children for distribution in Montreal late last year. Andrei Ivanov/AFP via Getty Images Hide caption toggle caption Andrei Ivanov/AFP via Getty Images A nurse prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children for distribution in Montreal late last year. Andrei Ivanov/AFP via Getty Images Quebec’s plan to impose […]

2 Weeks of Outfits to Start the Year Strong

2 Weeks of Outfits to Start the Year Strong

2 Weeks of Outfits to Start the Year Strong Outfit planning is not unlike meal prepping for the week: It requires an initial investment of time, takes some basic skills (styling, knife), and works best with a well-stocked fridge—er, closet. But if you’re looking for a shortcut: We’ve put together two weeks’ worth of morning-routine-streamlining […]

Oathkeeper leader Stewart Rhodes arrested on January 6

Oathkeeper leader Stewart Rhodes arrested on January 6

On Election Day, the letter said, Mr. Rhodes said a “fair” vote count could only lead to Mr Trump’s victory and called on members of his group to “stock up on ammunition” and to prepare for a “full war in the streets.” Key figures in the January 6 survey Map 1 of 12 Mark Weiden. […]

Donations pour in for Bob Saget’s favorite charity

Donations pour in for Bob Saget’s favorite charity

Joanne Gold, executive director for the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF), shared with CNN Thursday her gratitude for the support coming in. One of Saget’s fellow board members has awarded the charity a $1.5 million gift in the form of a grant that will match every donation made in honor of Saget, Gold said. “We’ve received […]

US Refines Tool to Evaluate ‘Havana Syndrome’ Cases

US Refines Tool to Evaluate ‘Havana Syndrome’ Cases

Marc Polymeropoulos, a retired C.I.A. officer who started experiencing symptoms of Havana syndrome in Moscow in 2017, said that the government agencies that screen people with symptoms — including the Defense Department, the State Department and the C.I.A. — needed a consistent method of doing so. The tool, he said, could also help focus investigative […]

New porn-themed horror flick ‘X’ is ‘genuinely terrifying’

New porn-themed horror flick ‘X’ is ‘genuinely terrifying’

Horror and porn collide in A24’s upcoming film “X.” The trailer for the flick, set to drop in theaters March 18, premiered Thursday and has spooky “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” vibes. The clip shows a crew of adult film stars who set out to shoot at an old Texas farmhouse in 1979. But their mysterious, elderly […]

Kanye West under investigation for alleged fan punching

Kanye West under investigation for alleged fan punching

Kanye West is under investigation after an alleged altercation with a fan. According to FOX 11, Ye was leaving Soho Warehouse in downtown LA around 3 a.m. on Thursday (Jan. 13) when a fan asked for an autograph. The man claims he saw Ye sitting in his car and walked over to him. After “words […]

15 Best Cleansing Balms of 2022 — Youth to the People and More

15 Best Cleansing Balms of 2022 — Youth to the People and More

Rosdiana CiaravoloGetty Images I love makeup just as much as the next beauty writer, but I sincerely hate taking it off at night. Knowing that my friendly dermatologist would verbally eviscerate me for sleeping with mascara on, I decided long ago that on the days when I knew I wouldn’t have the energy to scrub […]

Some Big Companies Have Plenty of Covid-19 Tests for Employees. Others Aren’t So Lucky.

Some Big Companies Have Plenty of Covid-19 Tests for Employees. Others Aren’t So Lucky.

The Omicron variant has highlighted a testing divide in American business, where some big companies have secured ample Covid-19 tests and kept workers coming in, while others have struck out and let workers stay home. At Alphabet Inc.’s GOOG -0.78% Google, many full-time employees can regularly test themselves or their dependents at home on machines […]

The Joy of Eavesdropping in Restaurants

The Joy of Eavesdropping in Restaurants

I am, by nature, an exceedingly nosy person. I am the type of individual who reads hundred-comment-long Facebook threads involving people I’ve never met, and I absolutely cannot resist an in-public spat between lovers. For better or worse, if there’s a conversation going on within earshot of me, I need to know what it’s about. […]

Biden announces the purchase of 500 million more Covid tests for Americans

Biden announces the purchase of 500 million more Covid tests for Americans

Officials said the new teams of doctors, nurses and other medical staff would arrive at hospitals in Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio and Rhode Island. They said the teams would help triage patients arriving at hospitals so that emergency rooms could accommodate with scarce staff. The Coronavirus Pandemic: Important Things You Should […]

All-Time Favorite Smoothies, Nutrient-Boosting Add-Ins, and Blenders

All-Time Favorite Smoothies, Nutrient-Boosting Add-Ins, and Blenders

Smoothies for breakfast: highly efficient. They supply you with a wide variety of food groups and nutrients to start your day. They’re easy to make, especially when you have a powerful blender. They travel well. And they are Gemini-like—smoothies can go many ways flavorwise. Pick your ideal combo from our hits. OUR FAVORITE SMOOTHIES ADD-INS […]

Halle Berry’s Essay Tribute To Sidney Poitier

Halle Berry’s Essay Tribute To Sidney Poitier

“Sidney epitomized what a man should be.” The world continues to mourn acting titan Sidney Poitier, the Hollywood icon who died last week at the age of 94. Walt Disney Television Photo Arc / ABC Halle Berry recently paid tribute to Poitier in a personal and quite touching essay for Variety. Alberto Rodriguez / NBCU […]

These ‘invincibles’ want to know why they’ve never had COVID

These ‘invincibles’ want to know why they’ve never had COVID

“Every time I do something I’m like, ‘This is it, I am going to get COVID,’” said Rachel McMullin, a 36-year-old swing dance instructor and performer who lives in Crown Heights.  She’s had a lot of close calls. Two weeks before Christmas, when the highly contagious Omicron variant took out entire holiday parties in New […]

Carl Radke Reacts to Lindsay, Austen’s ‘Summer House’ Hookup, Drama

Carl Radke Reacts to Lindsay, Austen’s ‘Summer House’ Hookup, Drama

New couple Carl Radke and Lindsay Hubbard are gearing up rewatch their journey to romance on Summer House season 6, but it won’t be a traditional love story — especially since her fling with Austen Kroll appears to be a central story line on the Bravo show. “Obviously, I was very aware even going into […]