Angels closer Hansel Robles is alarmingly ineffective, and Joe Maddon is concerned

Angels manager Joe Maddon said closer Hansel Robles would not be available Sunday after pitching in two of the previous three games, including Saturday night’s blown save when he allowed a solo homer to Josh Reddick and a two-run shot to George Springer in the ninth inning of a 5-4, 10-inning Angels win over the […]

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Celebrating Eid al-Adha Amid a Pandemic

[Race/Related is available as a newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox.] Celebrating Eid al-Adha Most countries observed Eid al-Adha on Friday, and so a belated Eid Mubarak to all who celebrated one of the holiest days in Islam. It is meant to remind Muslims of their faithfulness to Allah and […]

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Bears GM Ryan Pace says team not expecting anymore opt outs for 2020 season

Ryan Pace expects the rest of his roster will be available to play this season. | AP Photos The Bears suffered a blow with defensive lineman Eddie Goldman exercising his option to sit out 2020 because of the pandemic, but they believe everyone else will be in the building. With the deadline for players to […]

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Who Gets the Covid-19 Vaccine First? Here’s One Idea

When a coronavirus vaccine becomes available, who should get it first? A preliminary plan devised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this spring gives priority to health care workers, then to people with underlying medical conditions and older people. The C.D.C. has not yet decided whether the next in line should be Blacks […]

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Additional $600 a week in jobless benefits about to expire

The additional $600 a week in jobless benefits that became available to those collecting unemployment amid the coronavirus pandemic is slated to expire at the end of the month, even as states across the country begin to see a surge in positive cases of COVID-19 triggering further lockdowns and potential layoffs. The Trump administration is […]

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Germany earmarks $563 million to boost training

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany plans to make 500 million euros ($563 million) available to firms to prevent a collapse in company training and apprenticeships due to the coronavirus crisis, a document seen by Reuters on Sunday showed. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has already agreed two stimulus packages totaling 880 billion euros to mitigate the impact […]

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Milo Manheim & Meg Donnelly Reveal Their ‘Emotional Experience’ Singing ‘Someday’ In ‘Zombies 2’

‘Zombies 2’ is available on DVD now, so you can enjoy the zequel all the time. HL spoke with Milo Manheim and Meg Donnelly about their fave musical numbers, the ‘Someday (Reprise), and hopes for a third movie. It’s been nearly 4 months since Zombies 2 premiered on Disney Channel, and we’re still jamming out […]

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AP Courtside: Who flushed? Phone arguments’ unresolved issue

The Supreme Court held Day Three of arguments by telephone with the audio available live to audiences around the world. The higher profile case of the two heard by the justices on Wednesday dealt with Trump administration rules that would allow more employers who cite a religious or moral objection to opt out of providing […]

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AP Courtside: Justices move on to 2nd set of phone arguments

The Supreme Court is back for Day Three of arguments by telephone with the audio available live to audiences around the world. You can listen live here starting at 10 a.m. Eastern. The stakes are higher on Wednesday. There are two arguments scheduled, and there’s a more high-profile case. This is the last day for […]

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AP Courtside: Higher stakes in Supreme Court phone arguments

The Supreme Court is back for Day Three of arguments by telephone with the audio available live to audiences around the world. You can listen live here starting at 10 a.m. Eastern. The stakes are higher on Wednesday. There are two arguments scheduled, and there’s a more high-profile case. This is the last day for […]

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AP Courtside: Supreme Court finishes Day 2 of phone argument

The Supreme Court is hearing a second day of arguments by telephone with the audio available live to audiences around the world. You can listen live here starting at 10 a.m. Eastern. Monday was the justices’ first foray into the setup they settled on because of the coronavirus pandemic. After hearing Tuesday’s case, the justices […]

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AP Courtside: Justices dialed in for Day 2 of phone argument

The Supreme Court is hearing a second day of arguments by telephone with the audio available live to audiences around the world. You can listen live here starting at 10 a.m. Eastern. Monday was the justices’ first foray into the setup they settled on because of the coronavirus pandemic. After hearing Tuesday’s case, the justices […]

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The Post ranks the Top 10 faces in New York sports today

A tiny percentage of people ever become the face of a franchise. It is a title available to players, coaches and executives. It is a role earned through popularity and/or potential and/or longevity and/or achievement. Decade after decade, the defining faces of New York sports have often included all-time legends. Sometimes, someone holds the distinction […]

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Antibody tests for coronavirus hold promise, but they’re not yet reliable enough

A medical technician draws blood to test for COVID-19 antibodies. Numerous tests are now available, but only a few work as advertised. And it’s unclear what the results mean for immunity. | AP In Chicago, you can get one of the blood tests to detect past exposure to COVID-19 for about $100. But even if […]

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Technically Legal in Northern Ireland, Abortions Are Still Unobtainable

LONDON — A week after abortion was supposed to become freely available in Northern Ireland, women continue to be denied access to services and are instead enduring an eight-hour ferry ride to Liverpool, England, despite the coronavirus lockdown. The collapse of Northern Ireland’s devolved government in 2017 allowed the British Parliament to step in last […]

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Where Jets stand in the Jadeveon Clowney sweepstakes

Jadeveon Clowney remains the biggest name still available on the free-agent market. The Jets could desperately use an edge-rusher. So has Jets general manager Joe Douglas tried to sign Clowney? “I would say we’re going to do our due diligence on everybody who’s out there, especially at the edge-rusher position,” Douglas said on a conference […]

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ECB has tools left but now governments must fight crisis: Schnabel

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The European Central Bank (ECB) has all of its tools still available to mitigate the coronavirus crisis but it is time for politicians, particularly at a European level, to take action, ECB board member Isabel Schnabel told a German newspaper. With Europe’s economy imploding, the ECB has agreed to a range of […]

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With Minimal Evidence, Trump Asks F.D.A. to Study Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus

President Trump on Thursday exaggerated the potential of drugs available to treat the new coronavirus, including an experimental antiviral treatment and decades-old malaria remedies that hint of promise but so far show limited evidence of healing the sick. No drug has been approved to treat the new coronavirus, and doctors around the world have been […]

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Local and State Officials Unlock Sweeping Powers to Fight Coronavirus

It might seem there is no more awesome power available to the government than a national emergency declaration like the one President Trump announced on Friday in response to the rapidly spreading coronavirus. But the governors, county executives and mayors across the country who have declared states of emergency in their own areas have actually […]

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António Guterres’s Goal? Gender Parity at the U.N. Getting There May Take Some Doing.

[In Her Words is available as a newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox.] The secretary general of the United Nations doesn’t just call himself a feminist. Since becoming the world’s top diplomat in 2017, António Guterres has worn that title like a badge. He does not shy away from terms […]

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