Germany’s top court OKs vaccine mandate for health workers

BERLIN – Germany’s top court said Thursday it has approved rules requiring health workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Federal Constitutional Court announced that it had rejected complaints against the measure, arguing that the importance of protecting vulnerable people in hospitals and care homes outweighs any infringement of health workers’ rights. The limited mandate … Read more

No changes to NYC mandates; several NYC judges COVID positive, report says

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — COVID isn’t over. One example is the fact that some 20 out of 70 New York City judges are now COVID positive after they attended a retreat in Montauk last weekend, according to published reports. Some of the judges with no symptoms have been able to return to work. They … Read more

Stephen Colbert Spots The Sad Moment Trump’s ‘Top Adviser’ Turned On Him

His pick for a U.S. Senate seat representing Pennsylvania, celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz, received less than a third of the vote in a race that’s going down to the wire. And in North Carolina, Trump-backed GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn just lost a primary challenge to state senator and local McDonald’s owner Chuck Edwards. “While Cawthorn … Read more

North Philadelphia shooting leaves 5 injured; more than 20 shots fired

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Five people were injured after gunfire rang out in North Philadelphia Wednesday night. It happened just before 8 p.m. on the 1500 block of North Bouvier Street just blocks away from Temple University’s campus. The injured victims include three women and two men. Police say a 28-year-old man was shot 14 times. … Read more

“I hated living here”: A Charlotte native learns to love her city by helping others find friends

Photo courtesy of Katey Shehan Meet Katey Shehan. She calls herself “one of Charlotte’s biggest cheerleaders” and runs CLT Social Club, an Instagram account that coordinates group hangouts for people who live in Charlotte. She didn’t always love her city though. “Even though I grew up here, I hated living here,” Shehan, a Ballantyne native, told … Read more

Russia touts new laser weapons, but Ukraine and U.S. are skeptical

Placeholder while article actions load A senior Russian official told state media on Wednesday that a state-of-the-art laser weapons system has been deployed for active use in Ukraine, a claim that U.S. defense authorities and military experts say has not been substantiated and that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has mocked. In an interview with the … Read more

Harry and Meghan welcome Netflix cameras into their mansion to film Kardashians-style docu-series

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are filming an ‘at-home docuseries’ already branded a royal Keeping Up with the Kardashians for Netflix who have secured their ‘pound of flesh’ in return for their $100million Megxit streaming deal, it was claimed today. The Sussexes are said to have welcomed cameras into their $14million Montecito mansion for a reality-type series that could be … Read more