A trucker explains the truck-driver shortage: We’re ‘tired of carrying

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One high school is offering a truck-driving elective for students amid a widespread trucker shortage and an aging workforce. Mint Images/Getty ImagesA trucker explained why companies are reporting a truck-driver shortage.Port driver Shauntai Robinson said it's become increasingly difficult to sustain a trucking career.In October, the American Trucking Association said the US needed 80,000 more…

Portuguese Appeals Court Deems PCR Tests Unreliable

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By Peter Bianco On November 11, 2020, a Portuguese appeal court ruled it was unlawful to quarantine people based solely on a PCR test. The court stated, the test’s reliability depends on the number of cycles...

Moderna loses patent battles and could face lawsuit over COVID

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A federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed two patent challenges from Moderna over key components involved in making its COVID-19 vaccine.Why it matters: The court's decision to side with Arbutus Biopharma means Arbutus could potentially sue Moderna for patent infringement and demand royalties from Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, which is expected to generate up to $18…

Hurricane Sam intensifies to Category 4 with 150 mph winds

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Charley Pride, country music’s first Black superstar, dies at 86

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Charley Pride — a sharecropper's son who rose from rural Mississippi to become the first Black superstar in country music — died Saturday at age 86.The "Kiss An Angel Good Mornin" singer died in Dallas, Texas, due to complications from COVID-19, according to a news release from his publicist, Jeremy Westby.In a career spanning more…

Prosecutor: Oxford school shooting suspect’s mom had affair while son

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The mother of accused Oxford High School gunman Ethan Crumbley, Jennifer Crumbley is in the 52-3 District Courtroom of Judge Julie Nicholson in Rochester on Dec. 14, 2021, for a probable cause conference in their cases after being charged with involuntary manslaughter. The Crumbleys are represented by attorneys Shannon Smith and Mariell Lehman.The parents of…

‘I Was Just Like ‘Eeeewwhh’: Alicia Keys Admits That Swizz

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Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz are one of hip-hop’s most celebrated couples. But there was a time when the “Fallin’” superstar was not feeling her Ruff Ryder boo.In an interview with Complex News, Keys admitted that Swizz Beatz gave her “the ick” feeling and that when the two first met he wasn’t her “vibe.”NEW YORK,…

Prince Albert of Monaco says he’s ‘furious’ at the mother

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Prince Albert and Nicole Coste share an 18-year-old son. Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images, Daniele Venturelli/Daniele Venturelli/ Getty Images Getty Images for Fondation Prince Albert IIPrince Albert said he was "furious" at his ex-partner for her comments about Princess Charlene.Nicole Coste, Albert's eldest son's mother, said Charlene once moved her son to the employee wing.Coste said the…

‘I tried to scream his name’: Girlfriend recalls moment Kim

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Community Action – It’s Time For A Change

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By Casandra Harris-Lockwood, editor-in-chief In 2010 when then-Mayor Roefaro hired a consultant to research the impact of the loss of UCAI’s $10 million annual infusion of funding and programs, the biggest loss was determined to...