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

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