Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19; shows canceled

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19; shows canceled

AUSTIN, Texas – Dave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled, a spokeswoman said. Chappelle was expected to perform Thursday through Sunday at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, Texas. Those shows have been…
Coronavirus guidelines now the rule at White House

Coronavirus guidelines now the rule at White House

WASHINGTON – Testing wristbands are in. Mask-wearing is mandatory. Desks are socially distanced. The clearest sign that there’s a new boss at the White House is the deference being paid to coronavirus public health guidlines. It’s a striking contrast to Donald Trump’s White House, which was the epicenter…
San Antonio council member calling on city to address termination of Alazan Apache Courts redevelopment project

San Antonio council member calling on city to address termination of Alazan Apache Courts redevelopment project

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales is calling on the city to address the termination of the Alazan Apache Courts redevelopment project on the West Side. In a memo to City Manager Erik Walsh, Gonzales said San Antonio Housing Authority interim CEO Ed Hinojosa…
Shanghai has virus cases, locks down 2 hospitals

Shanghai has virus cases, locks down 2 hospitals

BEIJING – Shanghai has imposed lockdowns on two of China’s best-known hospitals after they were linked to new coronavirus cases. Outpatient services have been suspended and Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center and Renji Hospital affiliated with Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, have been cordoned off, along…
Health experts blame rapid expansion for vaccine shortages

Health experts blame rapid expansion for vaccine shortages

Public health experts Thursday blamed COVID-19 vaccine shortages around the U.S. in part on the Trump administration’s push to get states to vastly expand their vaccination drives to reach the nation’s estimated 54 million people age 65 and over. The push that began over a week ago has…
Doc takes 'liberating' turn at center stage

Doc takes ‘liberating’ turn at center stage

WASHINGTON – Dr. Anthony Fauci is back. In truth, the nation’s leading infectious-diseases expert never really went away. But after enduring nearly a year of darts and undermining comments from former President Donald Trump, Fauci now speaks with the authority of the White House again. He called it…
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