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The Florida official who set up a vaccine site for affluent ZIP codes and created a VIP list is under investigation, sheriff’s office says

The Florida official who set up a vaccine site for affluent ZIP codes and created a VIP list is under investigation, sheriff’s office says

A Florida sheriff’s office is investigating whether a Manatee County official broke the law when she organized a Covid-19 vaccine drive limited to two of the county’s most affluent ZIP codes. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office said it has launched the investigation after a citizen watchdog filed a complaint regarding County Commissioner Vanessa Baugh, who…MORE

Lloyd Austin Fast Facts

Here’s a look at the life of US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. Personal Birth date: August 8, 1953 Birth place: Mobile, Alabama Birth name: Lloyd James Austin III Father: Lloyd James Austin Jr., postal worker Mother: Aletia Taylor Austin, homemaker Marriage: Charlene Denise (Banner) Austin (early 1980s-present) Children: Reginald Hill (stepson); Christopher Hill (stepson)…MORE

The third ‘Spider-Man’ film finally has a title

The third ‘Spider-Man’ film finally has a title

Until Wednesday, rumors about the title of the third Spider-Man film have been a web of lies. But the truth has been revealed. Tom Holland will swing into theaters in December in “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” Sony and Marvel have confirmed. The film will be the third installment of the Holland-led franchise that has also…MORE

More Americans are identifying as LGBTQ than ever before, poll finds

More Americans are identifying as LGBTQ than ever before, poll finds

A new poll shows that an unprecedented number of US adults identify as LGBTQ — and that young people, especially Generation Z, are driving the increase. Gallup reported a jump from 4.5% to 5.6% of Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer since its last poll in 2017. The finding proves a…MORE

Which face mask is best for communication? A new study weighs in

Which face mask is best for communication? A new study weighs in

The receptionist at the doctor’s office asks a question from behind her double mask and face guard on the opposite side of a large, plastic partition. “Excuse me, what was that again?” It’s a phrase I repeat a lot these days. Distorted by masks and myriad sound barriers, sounds in the world around me have…MORE

What exactly are Tiger Woods’ injuries? And what might they mean for his future?

What exactly are Tiger Woods’ injuries? And what might they mean for his future?

Tiger Woods’ rollover car crash led to serious leg injuries and a flurry of medical terms most people aren’t familiar with. The 45-year-old golf legend was rushed to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center on Tuesday after the wreck. The hospital’s chief medical officer described his injuries and immediate treatment in a statement posted to Woods’ Twitter account:…MORE

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