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Rockets’ Danuel House apologizes for illicit hotel visit from woman

Houston Rockets small forward Danuel House, who was booted from the NBA playoffs in September after having an unauthorized female guest in his hotel room, apologized for the “mishap” Wednesday. “I’d like to start off by apologizing to my team…

Moderna to test COVID-19 vaccine on children

Pharmaceutical company Moderna announced Wednesday it will test its potential COVID-19 vaccine on children. The study will include 3,000 kids ages 12 to 17, with half receiving two shots of the vaccine four weeks apart, and the other half getting…

Austin mayor tells constituents to stay home — from Mexico vacation

Austin’s Democratic mayor has joined the growing list of hypocritical elected officials refusing to follow their own COVID-19 guidance — urging his constituents to “stay home” while on vacation in the Mexican resort town of Cabo San Lucas. In a…

Work-from-home boom spurs spike in daytime TV watching

TV breaks are the new coffee breaks. Some Americans are watching more television during their workdays now that the coronavirus has forced them to hunker down in their home offices, a new survey shows. The amount of time professionals spent…

Rockefeller Tree Lighting 2020: What to Know

The evergreen will be lit on Wednesday night and be on display into January, but visitors will be limited because of the pandemic.  Source: New York Times

U.K. becomes first country to approve Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

The United Kingdom on Wednesday authorized use of the Pfizer and BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, becoming the first Western country to allow widespread use of a vaccine. Pfizer responded to the approval by announcing they would immediately begin shipping limited supplies…

Tony La Russa scheduled to change plea in drunken driving case

PHOENIX — Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa is scheduled to change his plea to misdemeanor charges stemming from his drunken driving arrest nine months ago on a freeway in Phoenix. The Hall of Fame manager, who had previously…

Child killed when train hits car in line for Christmas display

A child waiting in a line for a California Christmas display was reportedly killed when an Amtrak train struck his family’s vehicle on Tuesday night. The youngster and three family members, including his mother, were in a minivan when the…

Two men killed, another wounded in California park shooting

Two men were killed and a third critically injured in a shooting at a California park on Tuesday afternoon, police said. The three victims were seated on a bench in Pasadena’s Villa Parke when they were shot by a gunman…

Steve Nash: Nets will push pace — just like rest of NBA

Much has been made about what kind of style Steve Nash plans to use in Brooklyn. He admitted he will take a lot from his “Seven Seconds Or Less” days in Phoenix under Mike D’Antoni, but then again, so does…