White House reporters wear masks on grounds; post claiming otherwise is false

White House reporters wear masks on grounds; post claiming otherwise is false

The claim: Photo of unmasked White House reporters shows they only put on masks when the cameras are rolling Mask-wearing at the White House has come under increased scrutiny after President Donald Trump and several close contacts, including some top administration officials, tested positive for the novel coronavirus. News reports have detailed lax coronavirus precautions at the White … Read more

Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly both pause COVID-19 trials amid safety concerns

Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly both pause COVID-19 trials amid safety concerns

Dr. Heather Yeo, Associate Professor of Surgery & Healthcare Policy at Weill Cornell Medical College, joins Yahoo Finances Akiko Fujita to discuss the rise in COVID-19 cases and the vaccine race outlook. Video Transcript AKIKO FUJITA: Shares of Johnson & Johnson slipping in this session, off about 2.5% right now after the drug-maker paused its … Read more

Missing South Carolina college student found dead near quarry

Missing South Carolina college student found dead near quarry

A missing South Carolina student was found dead near a quarry in Richland County, local media reports. University of South Carolina Junior Samuel Laundon died from blunt force trauma to his head and body, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts confirmed in an autopsy Tuesday, WACH reported. Laundon, 19, had been missing since Saturday. He was … Read more

Do you believe in karma? Astros could be undone by José Altuve’s sudden throwing problems

Do you believe in karma? Astros could be undone by José Altuve's sudden throwing problems

If you believe in karma, that might be the best explanation for what’s happening to the Houston Astros and, more specifically, to José Altuve during the American League Championship Series. The usually sure-handed second baseman appears to have developed a case of the postseason yips, having committed his third throwing error of the series during … Read more

‘Would you please like me?’ Trump appeals to suburban women during Pennsylvania rally

'Would you please like me?' Trump appeals to suburban women during Pennsylvania rally

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump made a direct appeal to suburban women during a campaign rally in the critical battleground of Pennsylvania Tuesday as he sought to use his Supreme Court nomination to reset the trajectory of the race.   “Do me a favor, suburban women, would you please like me?” Trump said in Johnstown, Pa., a Republican stronghold … Read more

If Amazon Prime Day ‘doesn’t blow the doors off of last year, its a failure’: Analyst

If Amazon Prime Day 'doesn’t blow the doors off of last year, its a failure': Analyst

Charlie O’Shea, Moody’s Vice President & Senior Credit Officer joins Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita to break down the latest on Amazon Prime Day, as the company’s annual shopping event rolls on. Video Transcript AKIKO FUJITA: Let’s bring in Charlie O’Shea. He is the vice president and senior credit officer at Moody’s. And Charlie, I think … Read more

“F**k Your Bribe!”- Tony Ferguson Responds To Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Recent Comments

"F**k Your Bribe!"- Tony Ferguson Responds To Khabib Nurmagomedov's Recent Comments

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson took to Twitter and responded to comments made by Khabib Nurmagomedov. The undefeated divisional king spoke out ahead of his UFC 254 title defense and shut down Ferguson’s claim that he was still a threat. Nurmagomedov was clear in saying that ‘El Cucuy’ was a mere reflection of … Read more

Facebook’s $299 Oculus Quest 2 VR headset is now available

Facebook's $299 Oculus Quest 2 VR headset is now available

If you’ve been waiting for the right time to dive into virtual reality, it may have arrived. Devindra Hardawar called the Oculus Quest 2 “The $299 VR headset to rule them all” in his review and it’s easy to see why. The headset is lighter and more powerful than its predecessor, and ready to work … Read more

Where will Le’Veon Bell sign after Jets release?

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One of the NFL’s worst relationships reached its nadir on Tuesday when the New York Jets released running back Le’Veon Bell. Now Bell can take the $27 million in guaranteed money he made in 17 games with the Jets and sign with the team of his choosing — and one that wants him, of course. … Read more