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The QAnon conspiracy is fake. The harm it’s doing to child welfare groups is real

The QAnon conspiracy is fake. The harm it’s doing to child welfare groups is real

Child welfare organizations for months have felt the full weight of the coronavirus pandemic, navigating concerns about unreported abuse and ensuring their resources are available to at-risk children. But now, deeper into the outbreak, a new challenge is emerging that’s complicating their critical outreach efforts: the QAnon conspiracy theory. The most basic QAnon belief —…MORE

For months, a rural Kansas community watched the Covid-19 pandemic unfold from afar. Then, a deadly outbreak landed right on their doorstep

For months, a rural Kansas community watched the Covid-19 pandemic unfold from afar. Then, a deadly outbreak landed right on their doorstep

When Covid-19 cases began climbing in the fall within Norton County, Kansas, the administrator of a local nursing home used the facility’s Facebook page to send residents reminders. An early September post on the Andbe Home’s page urged visitors to “PLEASE PLEASE follow the guidelines,” including maintaining a distance of six feet and wearing a…MORE

Ten years on from humiliating Real Madrid 5-0, Barcelona is a club in turmoil

Ten years on from humiliating Real Madrid 5-0, Barcelona is a club in turmoil

As Gerard Pique broke away from the mass of Barcelona players and staff embracing each other and cheering, he looked up to the stands around him at Camp Nou. Grinning, the defender raised his right arm to the thousands of jubilant Catalans, his palm open and five fingers outstretched. The fans responded, raising their arms,…MORE

Tony Hsieh, former Zappos CEO and ‘tremendous visionary,’ dies at 46

Tony Hsieh, former Zappos CEO and ‘tremendous visionary,’ dies at 46

Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of Zappos, died peacefully and surrounded by family on Friday, according to a statement emailed to CNN by Megan Fazio, a spokesperson for DTP Companies, a Las Vegas-based enterprise for which Hsieh served as the visionary. Hsieh, 46, died from injuries sustained in a house fire that occurred in Connecticut…MORE

Tony Hsieh, former Zappos CEO and ‘tremendous visionary,’ dies at 46

Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of Zappos, died peacefully and surrounded by family on Friday, according to a statement emailed to CNN by Megan Fazio, a spokesperson for DTP Companies, a Las Vegas-based enterprise for which Hsieh served as the visionary. Hsieh, 46, died from injuries sustained in a house fire that occurred in Connecticut…MORE

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.: Everything you need to know about the fight

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.: Everything you need to know about the fight

Mike Tyson, once considered “the baddest man on the planet,” is returning to the boxing ring Saturday for a highly anticipated bout. Fifteen years after retiring, the former heavyweight champion will square off against fellow boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. for an exhibition fight titled “Frontline Battle.” The World Boxing Council WBC will support, commemorate…MORE

Why Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine could do more for the world than other shots

Why Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine could do more for the world than other shots

In the days since Oxford University and AstraZeneca unveiled the results of the partnership’s Phase 3 Covid-19 vaccine trials, a growing number of questions have emerged. The stated 70% average efficacy was significantly lower than the 94.5% to 95% reported by the other two leading candidates, Moderna and Pfizer. Yet this vaccine could still prove…MORE

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