How states and territories are responding to Omicron variant

States and territories have announced new measures for international travellers entering Australia in response to the emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant overseas. Urgent genomic testing is underway in New South Wales to determine whether two overseas arrivals who tested positive to COVID-19 after landing in Sydney are carrying the new Omicron variant. All flights … Read more

Israel To Ban Entry Of Foreigners From All Nations Over New Covid Strain

‘Omicron’: Israel’s travel ban will come into effect at midnight between Sunday and Monday. (File) Jerusalem: Israel on Saturday said it would ban the entry of all foreigners into the country, making it the first country to shut its borders completely in response to the potentially more contagious ‘Omicron’ coronavirus variant, and said it would … Read more

Wrongly convicted Missouri man, free after 43 years, to get more than $1 million from GoFundMe

Strickland had been convicted of a 1978 triple murder, which happened when he was just 18 years old. But the only witness recanted her testimony, and the actual killers eventually said Strickland wasn’t there at all. Strickland had always maintained his innocence, telling anyone who would listen that he was home watching TV when the … Read more

Standoff Shuts Down Busy Beverly Hills Intersection

Beverly Hills police officers, a SWAT team and a bomb squad surrounded a white van in a busy Beverly Hills intersection Saturday night.  The standoff began about 6:10 p.m., according to a police dispatcher. A statement from the Beverly Hills Police Department said that preliminary information indicated that the department had ”received phone calls of … Read more

UNT Hands No. 15 UTSA Crushing Defeat, Dashing Perfect Season Dreams

DENTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The Mean Green handed the Roadrunners a resounding defeat of 45-23 today, ending hopes for a perfect season. North Texas’ blowout win is a disappointing end to the season for UTSA fans, who had hoped to go 12-0. READ MORE: States Debate Whether Or Not To Drop ‘Dehumanizing’ Terms For Immigrants Although the … Read more

The Best Things to Do in Phoenix This Weekend

The last weekend of November offers plenty of things to do around metro Phoenix, including some holiday shopping opportunities, yoga inside the Immersive Van Gogh exhibit, and a grown-up puppet show. click to enlarge Come out to the coast, we’ll get together, have a few laughs. All Puppet Players Die Hard: A Christmas Story Some … Read more