Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says moments of silence wont solve gun violence

CNN — Following Sunday’s mass shooting in downtown Sacramento, California, that left six people dead and a dozen injured, the head coach of one of the NBA’s most-watched teams has renewed his call for stronger gun control laws. Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr spoke about the Sacramento shooting during a news conference before … Read more

Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek defeats Naomi Osaka to win Miami Open ahead of rise to No.1 rank

CNN — Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek cemented her claim to the world No. 1 ranking Saturday with a straight sets win over Naomi Osaka in the Miami Open. Swiatek won the match 6-4, 6-0. In a brief speech after her victory, Swiatek, 20, thanked her team and fans and also sent a message to … Read more

Amazon union vote counts are underway for two warehouses

CNN Business — Amazon has gone 27 years without a union in the United States. Now it’s about to find out whether workers at two warehouses have voted to unionize. Vote tallies in a union election at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York, and a do-over election at facility in Bessemer, Alabama, are … Read more

2nd Covid-19 booster: Dr. Leana Wen weighs in

CNN — On Tuesday, the US Food and Drug Administration expanded its authorization of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines. Now, adults ages 50 and older are able to get a second booster if at least four months have passed since their first one. Within hours, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention came … Read more

Workers stayed in their jobs for years. Now they want a change

London CNN Business — In the past 12 months, a record number of Americans have quit their jobs, and workers around the world have been paying attention. “The Great Resignation is people saying, ‘Whatever the situation is, I want better,’” Patrecia Ming Buckley told CNN Business. The 35-year-old, who is based in Sydney, made the … Read more

US oil briefly sinks below $100 after Russia says it will ‘drastically reduce’ assault on Kyiv

new York CNN Business — Oil prices fell sharply on Tuesday after Russia indicated it will dial back its assault in parts of Ukraine. The developments eased energy supply fears that sent oil prices skyrocketing earlier this month. US oil tumbled as much as 7% to a low of $98.44 a barrel Tuesday morning. Brent, … Read more

Colombia AG releases Taylor Hawkins’ preliminary toxicology screening

CNN — Colombia’s Attorney General’s Office released a preliminary “forensic medical study” Saturday following the death of Foo Fighters’ drummer Taylor Hawkins. The report said a urine toxicology test was carried out on Hawkins and 10 substances were found, including THC, tricyclic antidepressants, benzodiazepines and opioids. It added, “The National Institute of Forensic Medicine continues … Read more

March Madness: No. 1 seeds Gonzaga and Arizona are stunned in Sweet 16

CNN — There was a big day of March Madness action on Thursday night as two No. 1 seeds were dumped out of the tournament. No. 1 overall seed and last year’s runner-up Gonzaga was upset by No. 4 seed Arkansas 74-68, before another No. 1 seed, Arizona, lost to No. 5 seed Houston 72-60 … Read more