Feinstein spotted without mask at Dulles Airport despite calls for ‘mandatory’ policy

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., was spotted without a mask at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Friday despite having called in June for the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt “mandatory” mask mandates at airports, on airplanes and on public transportation due to coronavirus. The photos, obtained by “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” show Feinstein on Friday near a man wearing […]

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Wisconsin governor urges GOP to wear coronavirus masks as cases surge

Gov. Tony Evers, D-Wis., urged GOP lawmakers to wear a mask to stop the spread of COVID-19 as the state’s number of hospitalization surged to record highs Thursday. “I think it’s important that everybody wear masks, obviously,” Evers said on a phone call with reporters. “It starts at the top, we will continue to do what we can. Hopefully, […]

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Brexit and coronavirus spur EU to deepen capital market

2/2 © Reuters. Man wearing a protective mask walks past the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels 2/2 By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union on Thursday presented plans to expand and bolster its capital market to help reboot companies hit by the coronavirus and reduce the bloc’s reliance on the City of London […]

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Florida election officials divided on enforcing mask mandate on Election Day

County officials throughout Florida are divided as to whether or not they should enforce coronavirus mask mandates at the polls in November, prompting worries that their squabbling could foreshadow the country at large on election day. A survey among counties in Florida shows different policies on how election officials plan to handle voters who refuse to […]

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A roller coaster six months leaves U.S. recovery still uncertain

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a mask rides past a Modell’s store that is closed, as retail sales suffer record drop during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID19) in New York 2/2 By Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As businesses shuttered and millions hit the unemployment line last spring, the most […]

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Some in BOJ warned pandemic could delay Japan’s recovery – July minutes

© Reuters. A man wearing a protective mask walks past the headquarters of Bank of Japan amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) – Some Bank of Japan board members warned a resurgence in the coronavirus pandemic could delay an economic recovery and destabilise its banking system by pushing […]

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Report: Video refutes trooper who denied unmasking protester

A former Tennessee state trooper’s insistence that he never yanked the mask off a protester near the state Capitol has been refuted by surveillance footage and an eyewitness account from a fellow law enforcement officer, state records show. A public records request by The Associated Press also revealed a lengthy disciplinary record and an initial […]

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BOJ’s Kuroda says FX should move stably reflecting fundamentals

© Reuters. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda wearing a protective face mask attends a news conference as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues in Tokyo TOKYO (Reuters) – Currency rates should move stably reflecting economic fundamentals, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said after meeting new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Wednesday. Kuroda […]

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Asian stocks fall on concerns about fresh lockdowns, banking sector

© Reuters. A man wearing a protective face mask walks past a screen showing the Nikkei index in Tokyo By Suzanne Barlyn NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian shares opened weaker on Tuesday on concerns about new pandemic lockdowns in Europe and after reports about financial institutions allegedly moving illicit funds hurt global banking stocks. JPMorgan […]

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For Women, the Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Brings a Particular Grief

WASHINGTON — In Waco, Texas, Lily Coffman, 15, donned her handmade “R.B.G.” coronavirus mask and “dissent collar” earrings on Saturday night and joined a small crowd of mostly mothers and daughters in a candlelight vigil at the county courthouse. There, they held an 87-second moment of silence — a second for each year of Justice […]

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Sneak peek at new season of 2020 Emmys nominee ‘The Masked Singer’

Mask up. Even the pandemic can’t stop 2020 Emmys nominee “The Masked Singer.” Fox’s singing competition sensation returns for Season 4 on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. In this exclusive first look at the new season of the show, where celebs don elaborate costumes to perform musical numbers while a panel of judges guesses […]

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Biden changes answer on national mask mandate authority again, says he would not have power to enforce it

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appeared to shift his answer on the issue of federal mask mandates for the third time in a matter of weeks – and the second time in two days – during a CNN town hall event Thursday in which he said he would not have the authority as president to mandate people wear […]

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Berkeley City Council: Violating coronavirus mask mandate could spark $100 fine

Those caught without wearing a mask in Berkeley, Calif., could be subject to a hefty fine. The City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night to impose a $100 fine on people who violate the city’s mask mandate that was adopted in June to stem the spread of coronavirus. Code enforcement officers will be issuing those citations […]

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BOJ holds fire, offers brighter view of economy as pandemic impact eases

© Reuters. A man wearing a protective mask walks past the headquarters of Bank of Japan amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo TOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday and offered a slightly more upbeat view of the economy than in July, suggesting that no immediate expansion […]

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Jim Carrey Will Play Joe Biden on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Jim Carrey, the elastic actor and star of films like “The Mask,” “Dumb and Dumber” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” will be the latest performer to take on the role of former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Democratic presidential nominee, at “Saturday Night Live.” NBC said on Wednesday that Carrey will […]

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Jim Carrey to play Joe Biden on ‘SNL’ Season 46

He’s gone from a troublemaker in a green mask to a pet detective — and now actor Jim Carrey has found his latest role for 2020: Joe Biden. “The Mask” and “Ace Ventura” star, 58, who has long been beloved by audiences, was tapped by NBC to play the Democratic presidential nominee, 77, throughout Season […]

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Dakotas, rejecting mask rules, lead the nation in coronavirus growth

People wear red in solidarity against a potential city-wide mask mandate during a city council meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in Brookings, S.D. Coronavirus infections in the Dakotas are growing faster than anywhere else in the nation, fueling impassioned debates over masks, personal responsibility and freedom after months in which the two states avoided […]

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Fauci Says It Could Be a Year Before Theater Without Masks Feels Normal

As theaters look to see how they might reopen with safety accommodations including mask use, Dr. Anthony Fauci says it will likely be more than a year before people feel comfortable returning to theaters without masks. “If we get a really good vaccine and just about everybody gets vaccinated,” he said in an Instagram Live […]

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The week in pictures, Sept. 5-Sept. 11

https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2020/09/918/516/11_AP20252838623431.jpg?ve=1&tl=1 Naomi Osaka, of Japan, wears a protective mask featuring the name “George Floyd,” while arriving on the court to face Shelby Rogers, of the United States, during the quarterfinal round of the US Open tennis championships, in New York City, Sept. 8, 2020. AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2020/09/918/516/11_AP20252838623431.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

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Ramona Singer gets shamed by ‘RHONY’ castmates: ‘It’s not about wearing a mask you f***ing idiot’

Ramona Singer gets shamed by ‘RHONY’ castmates: ‘It’s not about wearing a mask you f***ing idiot’ Kylie Mar Host & Producer, Yahoo Entertainment September 11, 2020 [embedded content] Part one of The Real Housewives of New York City reunion aired Thursday night, and was as dramatic as Bravo fans hoped it would be as the […]

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Chiefs Fans, Used to Chops and Cheers, React to N.F.L.’s New Climate

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kent Gaines stepped out of his car on Thursday evening, a red mask swinging from his finger, and took in the scene around him in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium. It was just before the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans kicked off to start an N.F.L. season unlike […]

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Pandemic prods Japanese firms to plan biggest capex cuts in decade

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An employee wearing a protective face mask and face guard works on the automobile assembly line during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the factory of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp. in Kawasaki By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese companies plan to make the deepest cut in […]

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Biden walks back national mask mandate over ‘constitutional issue’

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden walked back his own call for a national mask mandate, saying he wouldn’t issue any binding orders because he believes it would be unconstitutional. The former vice president was questioned by AZFamily’s “Politics Unplugged” Sunday about his repeated pledges to use the powers of the presidency to force Americans to wear masks […]

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Illinois’ new COVID-19 infections number 1,392, marking third straight day of lower caseloads

A man wearing a face mask talks on the phone, at O’Hare Airport’s international terminal in January. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times The Chicago Department of Public Health also updated its COVID-19 travel quarantine list to include Kentucky. The latest cases were confirmed among 31,363 tests, lowering the state’s testing positivity rate over the last week to […]

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